Born in Antwerp on 8 October, 1984. First finished a Master program in Advertising Design at Sint-Lucas Antwerp in 2007,
followed by a Master program in Photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent.

Working since 2011 as a freelance photographer for the Belgian newspaper De Standaard.

Work has been published in:
National Geographic Magazine(NL), The New York Times Newspaper/Style Magazine(USA), The Sunday Times Magazine(UK), CNN Photo Blog (USA), VIEW/Stern Magazine (GER), The New Times Magazine(RUS), Vice.com(UK/FR/BE/ES), PDN Magazine(USA), De Standaard Newspaper and Magazine(BE), GUP (NL), NRC Handelsblad (NL), Knack Weekend Magazine (BE), De Morgen Newspaper(BE), Shoot Magazine(BE), Photo Digital Magazine(NL), Pf Magazine(NL), DIGIFOTO Pro Magazine(NL) ...

Awards, Exhibitions & Publications

2017
Shortlist Sony World Photograpy Awards, Landscape Category
Shortlist ZEISS Photography Award

2015

WINNER Young Promising Photographer Award, Nikon Press Photo (BE)
Exhibition Brugge Foto 2015, Brugge (BE)
Exhibition Moving Albania, Tirana (ALB)
Exhibition Art Forum, Antwerp (BE)

2014

WINNER ANI PixPalace Award, VISA Pour L'Image, Perpignan (FR)
Finalist Nikon Young Promising Photographer Award (BE)
Exhibition Bar Floreal, Paris (FR)
Exhibition Quai Des Arts Gallery, Ghent (BE)

2013:


BOOK Jesus, Make-up and Football, published by Lannoo
WORLD PRESS PHOTO, Daily Life, Honorable Mention
WINNER Paule Pia Prize, Photomuseum Antwerp (BE)
WINNER Young Promising Photographer Award, Nikon Press Photo (BE)
Finalist Photo Academy Awards 2013, Exhibition Photomuseum Den Haag (NL)
Finalist PDN World in Focus, categories 'Essay' and 'Sense of Place' (USA)
Exhibition Photomuseum Antwerp, Young Belgian Photography (BE)
Exhibition CC Belgica, Dendermonde (BE)
Exhibition CC Hasselt (BE)
Screening Photolux Festival, Lucca (IT)

2012:


City Photographer of Antwerp 2012-2014
Exhibition Flanders Center, Osaka (JAPAN)
Exhibition International Photofestival BredaPhoto (NL)

2011:


BOOK Moving Albania, published by EposPress
BOOK De Tuin van Tito, with Korneel De Rynck, published by EPO
Finalist Paule Pia Prize, Photomuseum Antwerp (BE)
Exhibition A&Gallery, Ghent (BE)
Exhibition Melkweg Galerie, Amsterdam (NL)
Exhibition Green Room, International Photofestival Knokke (BE)

2010:


WINNER The Photo Academy Award 2010, categories d’Jonge Hond and Melkweg Galerie (NL)
Finalist Lonely Planet Mosaic Competition
Exhibition in Photomuseum Den Haag, GRID 2010 Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Groningen (NL)

2009:


Finalist National Geographic Photo Contest (NL)
Publication in National Geographic Calendar 2010
Publication on www.bitemagazine.net (online magazine)

2008:


Exhibition ARTchitectuur, Monumental, Bornem (BE)