By Henriëtte van Gasteren
HJIM van Gasteren is the pseudonym of Henriëtte Johanna Ignatia Maria van Gasteren (Sevenum, 9 September 1964), a Dutch award winning multimedia artist, known for her, sometimes controversial, self-portraits and documentary photography. She was formerly known as Lilith (Love).
Her work is sometimes humorous, often sensual, frequently confrontational, always original and insightful. It belongs to international museumcollections and is frequently collected by contemporary art collectors. Her photos and videos have been widely exhibited, throughout The Netherlands and abroad.
Henriëtte recently ranked 5 in the top 11 of famous female nude photographers world-wide.
She currently resides and works in the Netherlands.