Hassink is a Dutch visual artist who is based in New York City. She has created several global art projects on the theme of world economic power. Her first art project, The Table of Power (1993-1995), was followed by projects such as: Female Power Stations: Queen Bees (1996–2000), Carolina Girls (2002-2008), Haute Couture Fitting Rooms, Paris (2003-2012), and The Table of Power 2 (2009-2011).
Hassink’s work has been exhibited at Huis Marseille in Amsterdam.
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur. International Center of Photography in New York;Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo.
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Guangzhou Museum of Modern Art, Guangzhou. Hassink participated in the Prix Pictet 2012, a project dedicated to photography and sustainability.
Her follow-up book, The Table of Power 2, was nominated for the 2012 Paris Photo/ Aperture Book Award.
Hassink"s work has appeared in The Financial Times,Le Monde, The New York Times, El Pais, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Reuters, Financial Times Deutschland, D2, De Standaard, NZZ, Newsweek and Wired. Hassink is a visiting lecturer at Harvard University in conceptual photography and at the International Center for Photography in New New York