Susan Bijl x Etnomanie Special Collection

Etnomanie by Ellie Uyttenbroek for Susan Bijl

Susan Bijl is a designer best known for her nylon shoppingbags. Ellie Uyttenbroek is best known for the ongoing photoseries Exactitudes. These two women themed up to create the newest ‘Susan Bijl collection’ named ETNOMANIE. Have a look at the campaign images below, how lovely are they?!Susan Bijl x Etnomanie Special Collection(campaign image credits: Photography by Jan Bijl. Models: Jelke Ostermann, Angelina Koemans, Johan Amenyeku, Ebony Netserab, Eisha Hersilia. Design: Mary Pelders. Assistance: Pia Please)


Etnomanie is a wordplay capturing the modern-life hysteria of globalization. Ms Uyttenbroek is the ‘inventor’ of this word. Click here to read more about the 2017 Etnomanie exhibition, shaped by Ellie Uytenbroek, at the Dutch Photomuseum in Rotterdam.

The collection of bags, pouches and a raincoat is available in five colors, based on skin tones. The colors are named after former Nobel Peace Prize winners: Wangari, Barack, Malala, Liu and Agnes (buy/see all at

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Exactitudes 5.0


The 5th revised edition 2011, including 48 new series, of Exactitudes is out now!

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(Exactitudes 1. Gabbers – Rotterdam 1994)

The makers of this ongoing project, or should we say research document, Ari Versluis and Ellie Uyttenbroek, will sign their book “Exactitudes 5.0” at Berlin Weekly at the Linienstrasse 160, Berlin. June 30th, 20:00 – 22:30.

On Exhibit

Some of the Exactitudes can also be seen at the exhibition Basic Instincts, villa Elizabeth, invalidenstrasse 3, and at The Dutch Embassy, Klosterstrasse 50, also in Berlin.
The 5th revised edition 2011, can be ordered for € 37.50 at