Jowan Richie is a young freelance photographer and all-round dude of Surinamese and Dutch parents. Born in Amsterdam in 1979 he spent his childhood in Holland, Belgium and Suriname (South America). Aged 20 he started working as a professional musician. As the rhythm guitarist with a gypsy jazz group he moved to Italy for a few years. He currently lives in The Netherlands where he threw himself on photography in july 2010.