Saskia’s stories are contemporary themes that many people may see, but because of the stories’ seeming-ordinariness, are often perceived ‘just as they are’.
Saskia has lived in many different places, and so, her open mind is reflected in her work as an outsider. She brings her stories to the surface through the photographic lens, using the language of photography to share her insights. In many cases, Wesseling’s series can be seen as a visual manifesto or a photographic column.
Saskia’s father taught her the basic principles of photography through a strict but very effective method.
Says Wesseling: ‘With every (analog) photo, my father asked me to write down the variables, shutter speed, aperture and iso value. I had to be able to explain why each photo was or was not technically correct.
Saskia puts a lens of curiosity on her work, sharing common but unexposed small stories to open a broader perspective. Her photography enriches the world with contrasting colors and uncommon and different views of society.