thursday, May 15 2014

Djill, 21 years old. Studied design. Now into drawing.

saturday, July 23 2013

William, 17 years old, Maastricht. Wants be be an art teacher at an art academy in the future. Skater and musician.

friday, July 19 2013

Diès, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Likes acting and dancing. Used to be a model in his childhood.

thursday, June 20 2013

Micaela, 17 years old, Buenos Aires. Future writer and translator. Interested in design and photography.

thursday, June 13 2013

Prins, 22 years old, Den Haag. Photographer. In a few hours he will present his first photo book at &FOAM, the concept store of the Amsterdam museum for photography.

 

wednesday, June 12 2013

Tijs, 10 years old, Barendrecht. Wants to become an architect.

wednesday, June 05 2013

Boy, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Interested in art and design. Likes drawing and photography.  read more…

saturday, June 01 2013

John, 20 years old, Buenos Aires. Musician. Inspired by blues.

A Portrait For Breakfast in Berlin is exhibited at Fotofestival Naarden (till June 23) and A Portrait For Breakfast in Buenos Aires can been seen in Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires (till June 9). With financial support by the Vanden Ende Foundation.

thursday, May 30 2013

Jesse, 20 years old, Amsterdam. Future graphic designer. Interested in drawing and photography.

A Portrait For Breakfast in Berlin is exhibited at Fotofestival Naarden (till June 23) and A Portrait For Breakfast in Buenos Aires can been seen in Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires (till June 9). With financial support by the Vanden Ende Foundation.

sudnay, May 19 2-13

Eva, 15 years old, Berlin. Opera singer. Actress. Interested in visual arts.

This portrait is exhibited at Fotofestival Naarden. Doors are open today!

friday, May 17 2013

Florian, 11 years old, Berlin. Skater. Future photographer.

This portrait of Florian will be exhibited at Fotofestival Naarden (location: Bastion Oranje), which is open for the public from tomorrow.

wednesday, May 15 2013

Juan, 18 years old, Buenos Aires. Free style rapper, at home. Photographed twice for this project.

tuesday, May 14 2013

Lola, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Grafitti artist, in her bedroom. Most photographed person during the stay of Jasper Groen in Argentina. Today this adventures ends, but the coming weeks portraits will continue to be uploaded. From Buenos Aires ánd Berlin.

From Saturday, May 18, Fotofestival Naarden will exhibit 33 portraits from ‘A Portrait For Breakfast in Berlin’.

monday, May 13 2013

Melissa, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Streetdancer.

friday, May 10 2013

Aurelio, 14 years old, Buenos Aires. Skater.

Tonight is the private inauguration of the exhibition A Portrait For Breakfast, in Centro Cultural Recoleta. The party starts at 18 o clock. Adress: Junin 1930, Buenos Aires. Send an email with your name and DNI-number to info@jaspergroen.nl to be on the guestlist. Not on the guestlist = no entrance.

wednesday, May 08 2013

Nana, 14 years old, Buenos Aires. Singer and guitar player. Inspired by the Beatles.

This Friday is the private inauguration of the exhibition A Portrait For Breakfast, in Centro Cultural Recoleta. Who ever wants to come to this event: send your name and DNI-number to info@jaspergroen.nl and you are on the guestlist. The party starts at 18 o clock. Adress: Junin 1930, Buenos Aires.

tuesday, May 07 2013

Tomás, 18 years old, Buenos Aires. Artist. Likes Morrissey.

thursday, May 02 2013

Charo, 13 years old, Buenos Aires. Inspired by Marilyn Monroe. Future architect.

wednesday, May 01 2013

Luciano, 16 years old, Buenos Aires. Skater and grafitti artist.  Inspired by Corey Taylor, the singer of Slipknot, and skater Rodney Mullen.

tuesday, April 30 2013

Francisca, 16 years old, Buenos Aires. Actress for a hobby. Interested in art, literature and music.

monday, April 29 2013

Máximo, celebrates his 18th birthday today, Buenos Aires. Openly transgender at a young age in a conservative environment to fight for freedom. Makes art from iron wires to get money for his transformation.

sunday, April 28 2013

Luna, 14 years, Buenos Aires. Likes all kind of creative disciplines. Drawing and writing are two of them.

saturday, April 27 2013

Julián, 16 years, Buenos Aires. Writer and future literature teacher. Studies drama. Inspired by Pedro Almodóvar and Björk

friday, April 26 2013

Victoria, 16 years old, Buenos Aires. Photography.

thursday, April 25 2013

Facundo, 21 years old, Buenos Aires. Model, photographer and student at an art school.

wednesday, April 24 2013

Francisco, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Saxophone player.

tuesday, April 23 2013

Pau, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Likes photography. Inspired by Nan Goldin and Pink Floyd.

monday, April 22 2013

Jonathan, 18 years old, Buenos Aires. Tango dancer.

sunday, April 21 2013

Irene, 16 years old, Buenos Aires. Writer. Studies drama for a hobby. Loves photography. Text of the tattoo  is a quote from a song of the Argentine singer Spinetta.

saturday, April 20 2013

Sebastián, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Interested in musicals.

friday, April 19 2013

Etmée, 24 years old, Buenos Aires. Photo assistant.

thursday, April 18 2013

Luca, 16 years old, Buenos Aires. Photographer. Now working on a series of homeless people in the city. Also into experimental photography.

wednesday, April 17 2013

Nahuel, 18 years old, Lukas, 19 years old and their two rats, Buenos Aires. Performance artists.

tuesday, April 16 2013

Eugenia, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Singer of country music and self taught guitar player.

monday, April 15 2013

Enrique, 14 years old, Buenos Aires. Model.

 

sunday, April 14 2013

Lola, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Graffiti artist.

saturday, April 12 2013

Alejandra, 19 years old, Buenos Aires. Street photographer.

friday, April 12 2013

Juan, 18 years old, Buenos Aires. Rapper.

thursday, April 11 2013

Mercedes, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Interested in fashion and photography.

wednesday, April 10 2013

Matias, 17 years old, Buenos Aires. Draftsman. Also plays several instruments in punk bands, including guitar.

tuesday, April 09 2013

Valentina, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Writer of short stories. Inspired by Dostojevski and others.

monday, April 08 2013

Mariano, 16 years old, Buenos Aires. Guitar player of deathcore metal.

sunday, April 07 2013

Gaia, 16 years old, Buenos Aires. Future writer.

saturday, April 06 2013

Facundo, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Graffiti artist.

friday, March 05 2013

Micaela, 17 years old, Bunos Aires. Blues singer and percussionist.

thursday, April 04 2013

Ornella, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Designs her own jewelery, like the plastic car in her ear on this portrait. Writer of sad poems about love. Likes drawing.

wednesday, April 03 2013

Antonella, 14 years old, Buenos Aires. Interested in photography.

tuesday, April 02 2013

Francisco, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Saxophone player.

sunday, March 31 2013

Patricio, 17 years old, Buenos Aires. Future architect, inspired by the Flatiron Building in New York. Plays guitar (and bass) since he was 8 years old.

saturday, March 30 2013

Sebastián, 14 years old, Buenos Aires. Interested in videogames and musicals.

(good) friday, March 29 2013

Circe, 14 years old, Buenos Aires. Plays flute. First to be photographed twice for this projct in Argentina.

thursday, March 28 2013

Tomás, 16 years old, Buenos Aires. Pianist.

wednesday, March 27 2013

Sofi, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Violin player.

tuesday, March 26 2013

Sofía, 15 years old, Buenos Aires. Feminist activist . Likes Regina Spektor.

monday, March 25 2013

Nicolás, 20 years old, Buenos Aires. Guitarist. Likes Metallica and Rammstein.

sunday, March 24 2013

Tomás, 14 years old, Buenos Aires. Piano player. Inspired by Charly García, a sing-songwriter, pianist and guitarist from Argentina.

Saturday, March 23 2013

Circe, 14 years old, Buenos Aires. Flute player. Makes her own juwelery.

friday, March 22 2013

Eric, 16 years old, Buenos Aires. Political activist and drummer.

thursday, March 21 2013

Gabriel, 20 years, Buenos Aires. Drawer who likes Japanese manga.

tuesday, March 19 2013

Aaron, 12 years old, Buenos Aires. Percussionist.

tuesday, November 06 2012

Anni, 15 years old, Berlin. Cheerleader. Wants to be a journalist for television or newspaper in the future.

monday, November 05 2012

Benjamin, 15 years old, Berlin. Interested in arts and inspired by Gerhard Richter.

friday, November 02 2012

David, 14 years old, Berlin. Member of several bands with his bass guitar. Likes hardcore. Also a draftsman of manga.

friday, October 19 2012

Johanna, 14 years old, Berlin. Wants to become a journalist. Already spend some hours at the desks of the Berliner Morgenpost. Dances since she is 5 years old, from ballet to hip hop and jazz.

thursday, October 18 2012

Hung Ahn, 16 years old, Berlin. Future movie director. Inspired by the early movies of Steven Spielberg, including E.T. Also into street art and playing the piano.

wednesday, October 17 2012

Muriel, 14 years old, Berlin. Portrait photographer. Already assisting her uncle during shoots and with post production.

tuesday, October 16 2012

Enis, 13 years old, Berlin. Likes hip hop and reggae.

monday, October 15 2012

Ina, Berlin, celebrates her 14th birthday today. Has her own photoblog. Plays guitar and likes to dance and sing.

sunday, October 14 2012

Bo, 13 years old, Berlin. Future journalist in newspapers or on television.

 

saturday, October 13 2012

Silwy, 15 years old, Berlin. Plays rock music on the piano. Wants to become a music teacher.

friday, 12 October 2012

Ardian, 16 years old, Berlin. Skater and drummer. Future social worker.

thursday, October 11 2012

Gina, 14 years old, Berlin. Likes to draw portraits. Hip hop dancer.

wednesday, October 10 2012

Paul, 16 years old, Berlin, Chef in a restaurant. Plays trumpet.

tuesday, October 09 2012

Celina, 15 years old, Berlin. Future event manager. Model. Likes to draw.

 

monday, October 08 2012

Julian, 12 years old, Berlin. Hockey player. Likes singer-songwriter Taio Cruz.

sunday, October 07 2012

Joey, 14 years old, Berlin. One of Lady Gaga’s ‘Little Monsters’. Interested in styling.

saturday, October 06 2012

Dogukan, 16 years old, Berlin. Photographer. Publishes his work on a special Facebook page that has over 7.000 likes. Inspired by Rankin. Facebook page: Nesanir Photography.

friday, October 05 2012

Dana, 14 years old, Berlin. Often makes abstract drawings of her emotions. Likes to style her friends.

thursday, October 04 2012

Pascal, 14 years old, Berlin. Graffiti artist. Note the (black) nails in his ears.

wednesday, October 03 2012

Helen, 14 years old, Berlin. Future architect. Plays guitar. Likes hip hop and reggae.

tuesday, October 02 2012

Franziska, 12 years old, Berlin. Plays guitar and piano. Likes to sing. Is interested in photography.

monday, October 01 2012

Milusch, 14 years old, Berlin. Wants to become a designer of urban fashion.

sunday, September 30 2012

Lulu, 15 years old, Berlin. Plays guitar and piano.

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saturday, September 29 2012

Max, 12 years old, Berlin. Wants to become a sound technician at hardrock concerts.

friday, September 28 2012

Fania, 18 years old, Berlin. Professional model. Inspired by Vivian Westwood and Bertold Brecht. Started with a study in dance and theater.

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thursday, September 27 2012

Caspar, 16 years old, Berlin. Successful blogger with over 3.000 visitors on his website per month. Interested in fashion and design. Invited for all kinds of events througout Europe and taken seriously by most important fashion labels. Please, visit his blog at: www.thecloudhunter.com

wednesday, September 26 2012

Jascha, just turned 13 years old, Berlin. Dedicated bass guitar player. Soon forming a metal band. Inspired by GreenDay. Wants to become an activist for Sea Shepherd.

tuesday, September 25 2012

Hanna, 16 years old, Berlin. Wants to study ‘visual marketing’. Interested in set design and photography.

monday, September 24 2012

Yannick, 13  years old, Berlin. Talented football player. He knows how to the dance the Jerk, a hip hop street dance from Los Angeles that’s gaining popularity with youngsters throughout the world.

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sunday, September 23 2012

Nathalie, 16 years old, Berlin. Wants to become photographer. Also likes to play piano.

friday, September 21 2012

Jenni, 16 years old, Berlin. Interested in fashion and music. Inspired by fashion duo Perret Schaad from Berlin and fashion designer Patrick Mohr from Munich. Likes The XX and The Falls.

thursday, September 20 2012

Moritz, 12 years old, Berlin. Model. Capoeira dancer.

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wednesday, September 19 2012

Sanny, 19 years old, Berlin. Sings in a choir in the church. Likes jumpstyle and streetfunk dance.

tuesday, September 18 2012

Timo, 16 years old, Bielenfeld, Germany. Wants to become an artist. He wants to create sculptures. Inspired by Andy Warhol. Plays bass guitar. Sings in a choir.

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monday, September 17 2012

Kathy, 16 years old, Bielenfeld, Germany. Draws with charcoal. Drummer in a band.

sunday, September 16 2012

Jon, 18 years old, Berlin. Writes reviews about music festivals throughout Europe, for the website Festivalrykten. Sings in an indie/rock/funkband.

saturday, September 15 2012

Lara, 16 years old, Berlin. Skatergirl. Likes to dance.

friday, September 14 2012

Nam,  13 years old, Berlin. Baritone horn musician. Also likes to play guitar and to ride longboard.

thursday, September 13 2012

Nadine, 16 years old, Berlin. Pianist. Also dancer of the “Funkenmariechen”, a traditional German dance.

wednesday, September 12 2012

Kaan, 14 years old, Berlin. Skater and graffiti artist.

tuesday, September 11 2012

Katja, 16 years old, Harsum, Germany. Wants to become an abstract painter. Inspired by surrealistic artists like Salvador Dali.

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monday, September 10 2012

Marcel, 16 years old, Berlin. Likes to hang out with friends in parks and on squares. Guitar player. Likes older bands like The Beatles.

sunday, September 09 2012

Cindy, 17 years old, Berlin. Likes to play guitar.

saturday, September 08 2012

Alex, 21 years old, Berlin. Likes to draw. Wants to become barber.

friday, September 07 2012

Sarah, 16 years old, Berlin. Likes to draw.

thursday, September 06 2012

Mattia, 13 years old, Berlin. Into skateboarding and computer games.

wednesday, September 05 2012

Zara, 16 years old, Berlin. Likes to sing popsongs.

tuesday, September 04 2012

Antony (Toto), 14 years old, Berlin. Graffiti artist.

monday, September 03 2012

Eternity, 14 years old, Berlin. Likes hip hop and dance.

friday, August 31 2012

Gregor, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Passionate drummer. Skater (a cruiser, no tricks). And he likes photography. Wants to join an art school next year.

thursday, August 30 2012

Valentino, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Skater.

wednesday, August 29 2012

Jero, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Skater.

monday, August 27 2012

Medhi, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Skateboarder.

friday, August 24 2012

Jedidja, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Guitar player. Photographer.

thursday, August 23 2012

Stefan, 25 years old, Amsterdam. Hair stylist.

wednesday, August 22 2012

Rachel, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Musician and singer.

monday, August 20 2012

Pim, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Member of a school for theater. Also part time following lessons at Artez, an academy for arts in Arnhem. Interested in fashion, dance and theater.

friday, August 17 2012

Maia, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Acrobat at Circus Elleboog. Just finished a tour through Germany.

thursday, August 16 2012

Jiron, 18 years old, Almere. Actor.

wednesday, August 15 2012

Alex, 16 years old, Mechelen. Wants to become a professional tattoo artist.

tuesday, August 14 2012

Saab and Ayden, both 22 years old. Saab wants to become a chef of her own restaurant. Ayden studies Writing for Performance (film and theater). Inspired by the movies of Quentin Tarantino.

Monday, August 13 2012

Jona, 12 years old. Talented football player.

tuesday, May 30 2012

Jiron, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Actor, singer and writer.

tuesday, May 22 2012

Rik, 21 years old, Amsterdam. Second time to appear in this project. Quitted his study in fashion design, because thinks he doesn’t fit in the world of fashion and because he doesn’t like main stream designs. Will move to Denmark in two weeks to be au pair. After that he wants to travel to New Zealand.

monday, May 21 2012

Feire, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Last visitor of the exhibition of A Portrait For Breakfast , yesterday in &FOAM. Likes dancing. Wants to become an interior designer in the future. Inspired by modern art.

wednesday, May 16 2012

Jedidja, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Bass guitar player. Busy with recording her first demo. The most photographed person for this project. A previous photograph of Jedidja is selected for the exhibition in &FOAM, Vijzelstraat 78, Amsterdam. Exhibition is still on show till this Sunday.

tuesday, May 15 2012

Prins, 21 years old, Amsterdam. Photographer, writer and musician, with. He is inspired by Ragnar Axelsson, John Maxwell Coetzee and Björk.

monday, May 14 2012

Boaz, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to buy and wear elegant clothing, but says he doesn’t have the money for it. He participated several times with A Portrait For Breakfast.

friday, May 11 2012

Max, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Future doctor. Likes acting. Scouted during an infamous dance party in Amsterdam.

tuesday, May 8 2012

James, celebrates his 18th birthday today, Delft. Bass guitar and guitar player and inspired by Keith Richards and Luke Potashnick.

thursday, May 03 2012

Melissa, 15 years old, Heesch. Professional (catwalk) model and actress. Also interested in music and more specific: playing guitar. Following a bi-lingual study and soon to teach pupils in England. Interviewed today by a national magazine (for youngsters) about this project.

monday, April 23 2012

Tijgerlelie, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Interviewed by local tv-channel AT5 about  her first novel, during the opening of the exhibition A Portrait For Breakfast in &FOAM, the concept store of Foam, museum for photography in Amsterdam. To be seen from Wednesday to Sunday till May 20, at Vijzelstraat 78, Amsterdam. Photograph by Prins de Vos.

wednesday, April 18 2012

Luca, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to become a known photographer of portraits.

wednesday, March 21 2012

Gaëtan, 17 years old, Mechelen. Drawer.

tuesday, March 20 2012

Jan, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Skateboarder.

monday, March 19 2012

Marieke, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Photographer. Already having assignments. Inspired by Richard Avedon. She reshot some of his photographs.

friday, March 16 2012

Alex, 16 years old, Mechelen. Drawer. Wants to open his tattoo shop in the future. Likes hiphop music, but occasionally likes to rave on hardcore parties too.

thursday, March 15 2012

Lavinia, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to study critical care medicine. She likes horror movies and dances on liquid drum and bass.

wednesday, March 14 2012

Daniel, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Producer, mixer and guitar player. Just released a new song through social media yesterday as a member of Egypticon.

tuesday, March 13 2012

James, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Guitar and bass guitar player. Also a drummer. Inspired by The Sounds. Has a presentation about this A Portrait For Breakfast-project in school, today.

monday, March 12 2012

Emma, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Future artist. Likes to combine interior design with architecture and therefore has the hobby to build doll houses.

friday, March 09 2012

Karim, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Drummer of deathcore band Pennhurst Estates. Inspired by Chelsea Grin.

thursday, March 08 2012

Sam, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Actor. Already performed at Toneelgroep Amsterdam Junior, with an adaption of the movie Glengarry Glen Ross. Likes Al Pacino. Celebrates the premiere of a school play later today.

wednesday, March 07 2012

Rachel, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Singer and guitar player.

tuesday, Februar 14 2012

Bo, 11 years old, Amsterdam. Model and actor. Performed in commercials for Telfort, Ziggo and a fruit juice. Likes mathematics and Donald Duck.

monday, Februar 13 2012

Daan, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Electric violin player. Makes ‘minimal dance’ on his computer. Already created several songs and still trying to improve. Hopes to become a professional artist in the music industry in the future. Inspired by Basto.

thursday, December 22 2011

Wessel, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Photographed before for this project. Designer. Popular by international fashion labels, curators of museums and owners of galleries. Made a brilliant self portrait by drawing.

wednesday, December 21 2011

Alyona, 15 years old, Amsterdam. She likes hip hop dancing. Wants to become a photographer, or otherwise work in the world of communication, marketing and branding.

tuesday, December 20 2011

Olmo, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Being photographed by Jasper Groen since he was 10 years old. First appearance in this project. Designer of furnitures.

thursday, December 15 2011

Zhengxi, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Studies Cultural Organizing. Also likes to do acting.

wednesday, December 14 2011

Maikel, 19 years old, Amsterdam. He likes to make so called Orchestral Hiphop. Says he is inspired by his work as a social worker for youths. He tries to translate the emotions of these kids in music.

tuesday, December 06 2011

Jedidja, just turned 17 years old, Amsterdam. Most portrayed person of this project. Living in the Bijlmer. Member of several bands as a bass guitar player. Now interested in the music of the ’50’s and ’60’s.

friday, December 01 2011

Daniel, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Guitar player of Egyption, a hardstep duo. Previously photographed for this project.

monday, November 28 2011

Jessy, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Celebrated his 16th birthday this weekend with a big party in Bijlmer. Singer of hard core band All Shall Suffer. Wants the story of his life tattooed on his body when he is older.

friday, November 25 2011

Piet, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to study Physics on Harvard in the future. Successful sailer (RS feva). Sailed the final of the Dutch championships and he might represent his country at the World Cup next summer in England.

thursday, November 24 2011

Boaz, 16 years old, Amsterdam. For six years regularly portrayed by Jasper Groen, and also photographed for fashion magazine Blend. Still figuring out what to do later in life.

wednesday, November 23 2011

Joana, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Musician, singer and Beatles-adept. Gets lessons in singing from Mathilde Santing. Previously photographed for this project.

monday, November 21 2011

Jiron, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Multi talent: writer, columnist, singer, drummer and actor. Lead singer of the punk band The Backdoor Reapers. Studying at the Film Actors Academy Amsterdam.

friday, November 18 2011

Nina, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Blogger. First for Cosmo Girl, now for Scholieren.com. Invited to become blogger about fashion by a professional brand, but still negotiating. Used to be a professional model.

thursday, November 17 2011

Guido, 14 years old, Amsterdam. This portrait was taken last summer, but never made it to this website. Surfer and price winning sailer.

wednesday, November 16 2011

Olivier, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Bass guitar player. Member of several bands. And working on an online video project. Photographed for this project before.

sunday, September 11 2011

Manon, 21 years old, Roermond. Skater. Punk. Wants to become a tattoo artist.

friday, September 03 2011

Romy, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to sing, dance and make music with friends. Sometimes she makes collages of photographs for short YouTube movies. John Mayer is her favorite singer.

monday, August 29 2011

Rosa, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Previously photographed for this project. Still wants to become a journalist, with already some experience, but also interested in photography.

tuesday, August 16 2011

Levon, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Model at an agency. Wants to study arts and/or photography next year. Likes fashion. Favorite designer (and nowadays photographer): Hedi Slimane.

thursday, August 11 2011

Rosanne, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Hair model. Fashion victim. Breakdancer. Guitar player.

monday, August 08 2011

Silver, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Previously photographed for this project. Still playing guitar in his band The Moose.

sunday, July 17 2011

Gabriel, 21 years old, Venlo. Poet, romanticist and musician. Six of his photographs, taken by Jasper Groen, will be exhibited in the Go Gallery, for Art Pride Amsterdam. Opening starting at 16 o clock on 31rst of July.

saturday, July 16 2011

Manon, 19 years old, Venlo. Drawer. Tattoo designer. Future tattoo artist. Still learning the skills from other people.

tuesday, July 05 2011

Nine pages about A Portrait For Breakfast in Fiasco Magazine. Browse online on www.fiascomag.com or get your copy in the stores (USA, UK, Asia).

thursday, June 30 2011

Olaf, 15 years old. Graffiti artist. Visits (illegal) tekno parties. Tekno is an underground music style that is often compared with hardcore because of the beats per minutes. Favorite DJ: Hidden. Wants to be an airplane technician in the future.

wednesday, June 29 2011

Wessel, 15 years old, Assendelft. When photographed for the first time for this project Wessel made T-shirt designs for fun. Next month international clothing brands will start selling T-shirts with his drawings.

tuesday, June 28 2011

Jedidja, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Started to teach herself how to play bass guitar 1,5 year ago. Only person to be photographed 5 times during this project.

monday, June 27 2011

Volker, 21 years old, Amsterdam. Appeared twice before on A Portrait For Breakfast. A photographer and a musician.

thursday, June 23 2011

Fabian, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Guitar player in the streets, together with a Scottish friend. Mostly self written and improvised songs, which are a combination of jazz, blues and folk. A future psychologist.

wednesday, June 22 2011

Nina, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Swims and rides horses. Wants to become a judge. Likes to listen to Shakira.

tuesday, June 21 2011

Dennis, 16 years old. Bike rider on a trail with his BMX. Online radio maker and presenter. He usually plays punk, metal and rock music. Favorite band: Escape the Fate.

monday, June 20 2011

Samantha, 14 years old. Gymnast. Specialized in the Floor Exercise. Wants to become an actress, preferably in musicals or movies like ‘Afblijven’ (based on a Dutch book from writer Carry Slee). Listens to rap and hip hop.

friday, June 17 2011

Vincent, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Drummer of the infamous punk band Waardeloos. Gave hunderds of gigs already, in obscure clubs and on known and unknown festivals around the country. Acted in several television programs of the progressive Dutch tv-association VPRO.

tursday, June 16 2011

Luca, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Interested in photography, mainly of urban life and people. Also into inventing special gadgets on his clothes, like his self constructed Lego-heart on his chest. Educated on Media College.

wednesday, June 15 2011

Mehdi, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Skateboarder. Favorite move: front flip. Likes to listen to dubsteb and the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future. If he can’t become a professional skater he wants to be a controller at the airport.

tuesday, June 14 2011

Alex, 13 years old, Heesch. Professional model. Appeared in lots of advertisements and promoted several clothes brands on the catwalk. Likes mathematics and watching anime.

friday, June 10 2011

Melissa, 14 years old, Heesch. Model for fashion, commercials and catwalk. Wants to become an actress. Also learning how to sing. Listens to Jason Mraz.

thursday, June 09 2011

Milo, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Cricket player since last season, trained by Dutch internationals at VRA Cricket Amsterdam. Started to like the sport when he visited a cricket match in England. Also plays the tunes of Fawlty Towers and Harry Potter on the piano. Good in mathematics.

wednesday 08, June 2011

Fiorella, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Likes Katy Perry and Bruno Mars. Wants to become an actress. Mention horror and drama as her favorite genres. Best movies in these genres, according to her: Unborn and Titanic.

tuesday, June 07 2011

Dante, 10 years old, Amsterdam. Inspired by his grandfather to become a businessman in the future, although he also likes to get a job as a lawyer. Saxophone player. Also into football and hockey.

monday, June 06 2011

Brian, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Admitted to art academy St. Joost, Breda (NL). Inspired by Hedi Slimane and the Dutch photographers Erwin Olaf and David Koppelaar (previously portrayed for this project here). Works on a series of photographs about the seven sins. Also a hiphop dancer.

friday, June 03 2011

Bill, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Just finished his exams. Tries to form a band that plays ska and reggae, in the footsteps of The Skatalites. Also interested in the rastafari movement. Vegetarian.

wednesday, June 01 2011

Vlad, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Writes scripts for movies he wants to direct in the near future. His motto: Making films is like conjuring. It’s about playing with the viewers mind. Favorite movies: Lord of the Rings and The Island. Likes to play instruments, no matter which one.

tuesday, May 31 2011

Sem, 10 years old, Amsterdam. Plays hockey and football. Wants to become an architect in the future. Likes the buildings of Antoni Gaudí and dreams about a restaurant of glass in the sea, under sea level. “Customers can point outside what kind of fish they want to eat.”

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monday, May 30 2011

Carré , 15 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to become a make-up artist or a guitar player. Hopes she will work in show business in the future. Meanwhile studying Japanese through internet courses, because she likes Japanese anime movies.

friday, May 27 2011

Ming, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Went to music festivals since she was young. Planning to become an organizer of concerts and festivals herself. Will start to learn for this next year. Finished her exams for secondary school two days ago.

thursday, May 26 2011

Theo, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Just released a demo of his experimental death metal band Eden to Ashes. Next year to study pop and sound design. Got a new tattoo last week on his right shoulder blade to honor his father, a musician too.

wednesday, May 25 2011

Piet, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Does ice skating in the winter, sailing in the summer. Learning to play Cello Suite no 1 of Johann Sebastian Bach. Lately he listens a lot to GreenDay.

tuesday, May 24 2011

Look, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Drummer from the band The Moose. Inspired by Johnny Cash. Likes the music of Go Back To The Zoo,  Gorrilaz and Faith No More. Also likes longboarding.

monday, May 23 2011

Susan, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to study at the Rietveld Art Academy. Ultimately wants to become a writer. Inspired by Fifi Lapin (fashionable cartoon rabbit), Sanja Marusic (young fashion photographer) and old Dutch Masters like Rembrandt and Vermeer.

friday, May 20 2011

Robin, 14 years old, Zoetermeer. Musical star. Played the role of young Tarzan. Thinks acting on stage is more interesting than on telivision or in movies, because you are able to act bigger expressions. He also loves the interaction with the audience and the final applause.

thursday, May 19 2011

Jesper, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Into extreme sports. Also likes longboarding. And if he gets the opportunity he wants to become a professional basketballer. Thinks about living abroad in the future.

wednesday, May 18 2011

Lisa Eernisse, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Determined to become an actress. Acted in all kind of (short) movies, commercials and television productions. Last week she did her first kiss on camera. Soon to be seen in an English movie with the Dutch actors Thom Hoffman and Anniek Pheifer.

tuesday, May 17 2011

Derk, 13 years old, Zoetermeer. Very serious in getting a job as an actor. Already acted in tv-series and many commercials, including one to warn parents for alcohol drinking kids. Also acting on stage, but he prefers tv and film.

monday, May 16 2011

Nadesh, 16 years old, Zoetermeer. Drummer (for ten years). Names Herbie Hancock and Miles Davis as inspiring mucisians. Performed on stage with Damaru and Ilse De Lange, popstars in the Netherlands. Wears a silver chain to honor Ajax, the footbal team that became national champion yesterday.

friday, May 13 2011

Yestin, 10 years old, Amsterdam. Fanatic breakdancer. Very well able to do an handstand freeze. Long time drummer. Practicing on an electric drum, with headphones, to avoid annoying neighbors.

thursday, May 12 2011

Ivar, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Plays bass guitar and is inspired by the infamous female bassist from the Smashing Pumpkins. Just joined a new band himself and already played a gig.

tuesday, May 10 2011

Tristan, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Athlete. Focussing on javelin-throwing. Also creative in constructing things from huts to electric cars. Wants to become an architect as long as he can remember.

monday, May 08 2011

Marcel, 17 years old, and Thea, 16 years old, Amsterdam. From Germany. In love. Like to visit (punk) concerts. Favorite festival: Punk im Pott in Oberhausen. Both believe they want to be a social worker for children.

thursday, May 05 2011

Chantal, 17 years old, Tilburg. Learns to cook, to bake and to serve. Wants to be a host of a restaurant in the future. Listens to Panic at the Disco, rock and pop music.

wednesday, May 04 2011

Donald, 20 years old, Amsterdam. Likes boxing and windsurfing.

tuesday, May 03 2011

Jip, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Plays djembe, an African drum he got as a present from his neighbour from Ivory Coast. In future he wants to become an video artist for exhibitions in musea. Acted in several tv-commercials.

monday, May 02 2011

Jotte, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Says Nirvana is his favorite band. Likes to sit behind a computer. Not only to play games. He is also interested in web design.

friday, April 29 2011

Dorian, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to make ollie’s on his skateboard. Listens to all kind of music. One of the last of his friends to become a member of social media.

thursday, April 28 2011

Jedidja, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Will do audition for a study in music next month, just before her final exams at high school. She is the first and only person to be photographed four times during this project, since she had four times a different hairstyle.

wednesday, April 27 2011

Osoro, 11 years old, Nairobi. Photographed last week during a visit in Kenya, at Uhuru Park. Osoro wants to become a writer or a journalist. His life in the slum Kibera, however, will make it complicated to realize his dream.

tuesday, April 26 2011

Ainoa, Amsterdam. Photographed on her 13th birthday in Westerpark. She likes drawing and names Keith Haring as one of her hero’s. Metal is her music.

monday, April 25 2011

Tim, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to become an actor. Plays handball. Big fan of the American television series Glee. Likes to take funny self portraits and publish them on social media.

friday, April 22 2011

Nicole, 23 years old, Amsterdam. On holidays in the city. Listens to reggae and R&B. Wants to become an alternative model and a professional skater. Says she enjoys going downhill the most while skating.

thursday, April 21 2011

Romano, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Studies multi media design and still figuring out what is fitting best to him. Used to work for a model agency. Walked on a catwalk during a hair presentation of l’Oreal Paris.

wednesday, April 20 2011

Nina, 19 years old, Amsterdam.  Model. Worked with several famous photographers and sees Anton Corbijn as her big hero. Wants to become an actress. Listens to Depeche Mode, Laura Marling, Beck and Nobody Beats The Drum.

tuesday, April 19 2011

Silver, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Guitar player. Started the band The Moose with some friends and already performed for a live audience. Likes to play the song Electric from the Dutch band Go Back To The Zoo. Also good in skateboarding. Favorite move: varial kick flip.

monday, April 18 2011

Inez, 11 years old, Amsterdam. Ballet dancer. Loves to read, from newspapers to books. Says she wants a job in which she only has to read. Also playing accordeon and rowing.

friday, April 15 2011

Gijs, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Likes mathematics and chemistry at school. About to start with athletics. Listens to metal and collect cacti.

thursday, April 14 2011

Joshua, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to become an architect. Plays basketball and is a skater.

wednesday, April 13 2011

Nienke, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Photographed when she was doing shopping in the busy Kalverstraat, Amsterdam’s main shopping street. Says she likes to play tennis.

tuesday, April 12 2011

Vincent, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to become a lawyer or a member of the board from a financial institute. Likes to streetdance and to play basketball.

monday, April 11 2011

Laura, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Professional model. Also a photographer herself. Inspired by Vogue photographer Tim Walker she takes expressive portraits and asks her models to perform in strange movements. She also writes poetry.

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friday, April 08 2011

Niels, 20 years old, ‘s Hertogenbosch. Inspired by the American jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon. Studying trobone himself. Working at a company that gives blind people a complete new system to visualize the world around him.

thursday, April 07 2011

Jason, 23 years old, Amsterdam. Professional dancer at 020 and working with Laurent Flament, a member of the jury of the Dutch tv-show The Ultimate Dance Battle. Also an actor. Plays the lead in the movie Ataraxia, which is expected to be in cinema next autumn.

wednesday, April 06 2011

Mathilde, 11 years old, Amsterdam. Pay attention to her special chain, self created (with Rubik’s Cube). Thinks about studying criminology. Visited a concert of the Dutch band Mallepietje & de Bimbo’s.

tuesday, April 05 2011

Rob, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Used to be a figure skater, but quitted because of the high costs. Now studying at a dance academy. Also a professional model.

monday, April 04 2011

Lars, 23 years old, Amsterdam. Photographed after the premiere of his short movie ‘Ochtendlicht’ (Warmth of the Morninglight) in cinema Kriterion. He is the director, scriptwriter and producer of this movie. Already working on another one. Also a photographer.

friday, April 01 2011

Raven, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Guitar player. Wants to become somebody in arts, from drawings to photography. Inspired by Andy Warhol. She really likes his work.

thursday, March 31 2011

Boaz, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Doesn’t have a clue what his future job will be. Modelled for Jasper Groen since 5 years. Bought a skateboard to learn something new, since he is bored in school. Prefers skating on the street above the half-pipe.

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wednesday, March 30 2011

Joana, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Daily visitor of this website. Follows lessons to become a singer. Inspired by the Beatles. Her favorite Beatles song: I’ve Just Seen a Face. Collects Oreo cookies from all over the world and likes to prepare them herself (by, for example, frying them).

tuesday, March 29 2011

Olivier, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Skateboarder. Favorite move: 360 board flip. He also likes to play bass guitar. This week on stage as a musician and dancer in a play at school.

monday, March 28 2011

Bo, 10 years old, Amsterdam. Likes swimming, kung fu and reading Donald Duck. Thinks he wants to work with animals when he is grown up. Has several pets, like rats, dogs and a cat.

friday, March 25 2011

Yannick (left), 18 years old, and Rowan, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Together for 22 months. Yannick sings in a hardcore-band and wants to become psychologist. Rowan is writing her first novel and wants to become writer.

thursday, March 24 2011

Lizzy, 10 years old, Amsterdam. Is riding horses and playing volleyball. Enjoys singing. Adele is her favorite artist. Will start lessons at a theatre school when she is following the last class of primary school, next year.

wednesday, March 23 2011

Jakob, photographed on his 13th birthday, Amsterdam. He knows how to play three types of guitars (acoustic, electric and Spanish). Currently likes to play ‘I don’t need no doctor’ from John Mayer. Traveled to South Africa to make a safari.

tuesday, March 22 2011

Zack, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Canadian on a schooltrip through Europe to learn more about the World War II. Is planning to study arts or graphic design. Likes the New York based illustrator Drew Morrison and the post-hardcore band Alexisonfire.

monday, March 21 2011

Noah, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to study Russian language. Already speaking Dutch, English and Croatian. Likes rock music. When asked to mention a Russian rock band he prefers to name the Croatian band ‘Hladno Pivo’ (cold beer).

friday, March 18 2011

Nina, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Works as a volunteer at a vintage clothing store. Has previously been invited to model in Italy. Listens to The Doors, The Fall and Joy Division.

thursday, March 17 2011

Melissa, 11 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to buy her clothes in second hand and vintage stores. Listens to the alternative rock band Plain White T’s. Wants to become a photographer, preferably of daily city life and urban couture.

wednesday, March 16 2011

Etienne, 18 years old, Venlo. Wants to open his own skate shop in the future. Wearing a T-shirt with Obey Giant, a drawing that has been distributed worldwide as a sticker. Made by  Shepard Fairey, who is also known for his iconic portrait of Obama (with the word ‘Hope’).

tuesday, March 15 2011

Cesar, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Photographer, writer and future journalist. Is passionate about fonts and more specific about ‘Helvetica’. Very keen on recognizing tags from international graffiti artists in the streets. Photographed for this project some weeks ago and now following a short internship at A Portrait For Breakfast.

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monday, March 14 2011

Samuel, 12 years old, Bemmel. Skater. Rides BMX. Also likes to prepare food. Writes poems and short plays at school. Wants to become an actor. Prefers drama above comedy.

friday, March 11 2011

Tobias, 18 years old, Raamsdonkveer. Ambitious (and learning) to become a chef in an upmarket restaurant. Does fitness at home, every day. Used to prefer rock music, but nowadays like all different kinds of music. Will visit Masters of Hardcore in April.

thursday, March 10 2011

Eric, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Skate, with interruptions, since he was five years old.  Would like to learn the ‘heelflip’. Inspired by Ryan Sheckler. Also into writing rapsongs.

wednesday, March 09 2011

Mano, 13 years old, Heesch. Singer. Finalist of Junior Song Festival in the Netherlands. Planning to release a new single soon. Already gave a concert in a sold out theatre. He went to the hairdresser this week to completely restyle his look. Check his former haircut here.

tuesday, March 08 2011

Maia, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Enjoying the first day of spring in the Netherlands. Go-go-dancer, freefighter and photographer. Likes to organize parties and to open her own a real-life Facebook-club with speed-meetings, movie nights and indoor-shopping.

monday, March 07 2011

Banner, 11 years old, Leiden. Next year to high school and doubting between music class and art class. Interested in sculptures and visual arts. Plays guitar and hockey. Won his last game with 8 to 1.

friday, March 04 2011

Tina, 18 years old, Rotterdam. Played many years as a goalkeeper in a football team. She loves animals and used to keep rats and cats, among a lot of other pets. Wants to become a biology teacher.

thursday, March 03 2011

Jeroen, 17 years old, Rotterdam. Is ready to serve the army. Fanatic drawer. Also likes to play games on the computer. Favorite game: Call of Duty.

wednesday, March 02 2011

Kaycee, 15 years old, Rotterdam. Listens to metal music and is planning to visit some concerts in the summer. Loves to play songs on Guitar Hero.

tuesday, March 01 2011

Tijgerlelie, 11 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to become a professional writer. Found a publisher to print her very first book (this summer in the shops). Her personal favorite book is Ronia the Robber’s Daughter from Astrid Lindgren. She also likes singing, dancing and acting.

monday, February 28 2011

Daniel, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Drummer of a electronic metalcore band. Skater. Likes Kung Fu, Playstation 3, Groezrock and Skatepark Everland.

friday, February 25 2011

Pelle, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Midfielder in a football team. Likes to play classic Spanish songs on his guitar. Is also learning to play music from the Finish composer Eythor Thorlaksson.

thursday, February 24 2011

May, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Following ‘Interactive Media Design’ at Artez, Arnhem. This brand new study can get her a job as a web designer or even a veejay. She likes metal. Rammstein is her favorite band.

wednesday, February 23 2011

Esperanza, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Guitar player. Likes to become an actress. Interested in comedy and soap series. Registered at several casting bureaus.

tuesday, February 22 2011

Emile, 12 years old, Arnhem. Despite his young age already went to three editions of Pinkpop, the biggest annual Pop Festival in the Netherlands. Wants to become a photographer in the future. Into games and gadgets.

monday, February 21 2011

Tommy, 17 years old, Rotterdam. Started a punkband at the age of 10 years, called Waardeloos (‘worthless’). Still having gigs every week with this band, as singer and guitar player. Joined the Pop Academy this year, where he is also member of a reggae band.

friday, February 18 2011

Kalle, 19 years old, Haarlem. Following courses in order to get accepted at a school that is specialised in mime. Also practicing for “physical movement theatre”, in which he dances and acts. Searching for vintage and second hand clothes to change them into special creations.

thursday, February 17 2011

Tibor, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to become a musician in the future. Already playing guitar in two bands, electric and acoustic. Has posters of The Beatles and Nirvana in his room. Make short movies with puppets and publish them on YouTube.

wednesday, February 16 2011

Natalie, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Studies Culture and Media at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. Thinks about getting a job in the world of television. Favorite movie: The Shawshank Redemption.

tuesday, February 15 2011

Serge, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Drummer from the band Thirst for Revenge. Likes Kinderen Tegen Kinderen, a parody of the known Dutch children’s choir Kinderen Voor Kinderen. Wearing the most sold fashion item of the winter of 2011 in the Netherlands ((his hat).

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monday, Valentine’s Day 2011

Zamira and Jessy, both 15 years old, Amsterdam. Celebrating Valentines Day today. Together for two weeks now. Both photographed before for this project, in a time they weren’t friends yet.

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friday, February 11 2011

Cesar, 14 years old, Dordrecht. One of the first persons to beat the infamous and always irritating Dutch reporter Rutger Castricum during an interview on national TV. Wants to become a journalist. Likes taking photos with his Lomo camera. Addicted to the American juice brand Sunny D.

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thursday, February 10 2011

Isabel, 14 years old, and Quincy, 16 years old, Amsterdam. A couple since three months. Going to see a concert of the American rock band A Day to Remember. Isabel wants to become a psychologist and Quincy, a guitar player, hopes to find a job in the music industry.

wednesday, February 09 2011

Boy, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Interested in fashion and photography. Goes to school at the Media College for youngsters. Special gadget: his self made key chain of Lego.

tuesday, February 08 2011

Goos, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Vegetarian. Likes climbing, preferable of mountains. Soon guitar player in an indy-rock-band. Listens at home to Arctic Monkeys

monday, February 07 2011

Rutger, 15 years old, Amsterdam. He is on almost all available social networks and writes for many websites, including his personal blog. Won in 2009 a Bloggie, a Dutch award, as ‘the best personal blogger’. Twitter-addicted. Soon to be followed by a camera crew for a documentary.

friday, February 04 2011

Nenah, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to paint, sing and to play drums and guitar. She is into melodic, progressive metal, although she doesn’t like the word ‘metal’ because it may deter people. But she also likes blues and jazz. Educated at the Centre of Creative Learning.

thursday, February 03 2011

Dylan, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Theatre performer. Won prizes at the age of 15 years old. In his new show he wants to combine story telling and ballet. Certified to train Drums Alive, a new way of fitness.

wednesday, February 02 2011

Olmo, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Recently acted at school in De Jossen, a play written by the Belgium author Tom Lanoye.  Has been photographed by Jasper Groen for several years. Likes football, dubstep and reggae.

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tuesday, February 01 2011

Jedidja, 16 years old, Amsterdam. The only person to be photographed three times during this project. She is more and more focussing on music, and will perform tomorrow in the famous concert hall Bimhuis in Amsterdam.

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monday, January 31 2011

Rebecca, 21 years old, Amsterdam. Learns to become a baker. Meanwhile also designing all kind of stuff, from jewelry to clay objects. Interested in drawing tattoos.

friday, January 28 2011

Robert, 21 years old, Amsterdam.  Award winning actor. Playes a role in the new Steven Spielberg movie War Horse, which is expected to be in cinema at the end of this year.

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thursday, January 27

Sabrina, 21 years old, Amsterdam. Successful photographer of, mostly, relations between women. Adores Coco Rosie. Into fashion. Exhibited lately at the prestigious PAN art fair in Amsterdam.

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wednesday, January 26 2010

Stacii, 22 years old, Rotterdam. Student graphic design at Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam. Took impressive photos of Moluccan youth that are included in the just opened exhibition ‘Angry’ in Nederlands Fotomuseum.

tuesday, January 25 2011

Annemiek, 22 years old, Rotterdam. Has a socio-cultural related study, because she wants to realise her ideals in her future job. Photographed at the Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam, while visiting the exhibition ‘Angry’.

monday, January 24 2011

Loui, 19 years old, Rotterdam. Student Interior Architecture, a study that includes the creation of new furniture. Has his own atelier at home. Mention Tim Burton as one of his favorite movie directors.

friday, January 21 2011

Faye, 20 years old, Amsterdam. Squatter since she was 16 years old. Eats vegan. Photographer and drawer. She listens to all kind of bands, from U2 to Joy Division and Borknagar.

thursday, January 20 2011

Paul, 23 years old, Amsterdam. Style-icone of the next generation. Founder of BBYCKS, a new brand in clothing. Rather successful in global guerilla advertisement.

wednesday, January 19 2011

Titus, 19 years old, Amsterdam. In the public library to study for exams. Just repainted his room, which explains the paint on his trousers. Likes to take photos, mainly landscapes and portraits.

tuesday, January 18 2011

Volker, 19 years old, Nijmegen. Just back from a trip around the globe. He visited South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America. Wearing a tooth of a shark as a chain. Want to study photography on an academy of art next year.

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monday, January 17 2011

Samanta, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Is working on a short movie for her school. She also likes to do handcrafts and to take photos. Listen to drum & bass.

friday, January 14 2011

Rein, 27 years old, Leiden. Photographed in his anti-squatter ‘house’, a former school building. Very talented photographer. Will graduate from the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, this year.

thursday, January 13 2011

Casper, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Listens to all kind of rock bands. Plays drums at home, not yet in a band.

wednesday, January 12 2011

Sytze, 14 years old, Amsterdam. In future he wants to become a tattoo-artist and run his own studio. Likes to listen to dubstep and drum & bass.

tuesday, January 11 2011

Lotte, 18 years old, Tongeren (Belgium). Loves to play on the Playstation. Is not interested in winning a game, but more in avoiding others to win. Learning to become a nurse.

monday, January 10 2011

Stijn, 13 years old, Den Haag. Played a role in the musical ‘Joseph’. Most known for being a finalist of last years’ Junior Song Festival. Photographed in his own bedroom.

friday, January 07 2011

Zilla, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Is wearing the official dog tag her father used when he was serving the army. Likes dresses, biking, her city Amsterdam, the local Westerpark and it’s canals.

thursday, January 06 2011

Erik, 20 years old, Amsterdam. Likes Dexter on television and listen to various bands, including Rammstein and the Dutch rapformation De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig. Studying logistics and distribution.

wednesday, January 05 2011

Mitchell, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to party at home with friends. Wants to become a car mechanic. Doesn’t like a specific car brand, but when forced to choose he would choose a Mercedes. Listens to Black Veil Bride.

tuesday, January 04 2011

Ritchy, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Likes Metallica. Plans to quit smoking this year, just like he planned in 2010. Thinks about buying chewing gum with nicotine. But already believes he will not succeed, since cigarettes are too addictive.

monday, January 03 2011

Sterry, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Thinks about a career in fashion, art or drama. Acted in several short movies, including in an episode of the infamous Dutch camp-television-series New Kids. For this scene she was decapitated.  read more…

sunday, January 02 2011

Mike, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Likes hanging out with his friends in parks and on the street. Regular joining meetings of youngsters in Amsterdam, organized through social networks. Wants to become psychologist, because he likes to give people helpful and valuable advises. Favorite movie: The Pianist,

saturday, January 01 2011

Tisha, 14 years old, Delfgauw. Follow lessons of so called street dance. Very fanatic to win dance battles with Wii. Checking A Portrait For Breakfast every morning. And by far the person with the most comments on this website.

thursday, December 23 2010

Due to illness and a busy schedule Jasper has not been able to post any portraits the last weeks. He will resume this project again on the 1rst of Januar. Sorry for the inconvenience. Meanwhile a portrait of Jeffrey (aged 23 years old on this photo). From 22nd of Januar the Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam will show an installation with 40 photographs of Jeffrey, taken by Jasper Groen during the last 7 years. The installation is part of an exhibition in this museum for photography, entitled ‘Angry’. More information (in Dutch) here. English and shorter version here.

tuesday, November 23 2010

Camiel, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Enthusiastic skater. Wants to learn to design games for computers. Mentions Keith Haring as one of his heroes, together with Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix.

monday, November 22 2010

Mohammed, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to listen to hip-hop and R&B. Studies medicins and wants to become a doctor.

saturday, November 20 2010

Kaja, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Just went to a concert of Gorillaz, last weekend. Lasagna is his favorite food. Good in snowboarding and kite surfing Practice the last sports wherever the waves are good.

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