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Jan van IJken

Netherlands / Website

Biography

Jan van IJken (1965) is a documentary photographer and filmmaker from the Netherlands, specializing in long-term personal projects. He published 3 photobooks and produced 3 short films.


Filmography:
2015 The art of flying (7 min)
2013 Nevermore (4 min)
2012 Facing Animals (30 min)

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The Art Of Flying

The Art Of Flying (Orig.) / 2015 / Netherlands / 7 min

Short film about “murmurations”: the mysterious flights of the Common Starling. It is still unknown how the thousands of birds are able to fly in such dense swarms without colliding. Every night the starlings gather at dusk to perform their stunning air show...

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