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Images featured in the publication “Shades of Pale - the book - available now.

“Shades of Pale - the book” features images by Elisabeth van Aalderen made in the past 4 years of women with vitiligo. The book is has 240 pages and is printed in Belgium by Die Keure. First editon of copies: 400

These images document the individuality of women with vitiligo and it celebrates and reinterprets their skin as a beautifully painted canvas. In the literal and biological sense, we are saying farewell to the melanin. However, in the broader sense, we are breaking free from our perception of beauty.