honorary members

Nina Bermann

Nina Berman works as a photographer, author and teacher. She has dedicated much of her work to the social and political landscape of America. Nina is a member of the photo agency NOOR Images and works as a professor of photography at Columbia University School of Journalism.

Sabiha Çimen

Bieke Depoorter

Carolyn Drake

The photo artist Carolyn Drake is a member of Magnum Photos. With her photo essays and photobooks she achieved international recognition and won a number of awards.  Carolyn Drake is known for her photobooks “Two rivers” and “Wild Pigeon”.

George Georgiou

Tim Hetherington

Tim was a British war and crisis photographer and documentary filmmaker. His motivation was to reach many people with his photographs in order to speak about politics, war and personal experiences. He worked in countries such as Afghanistan, Liberia and Nigeria and died while working in the civil war in Libya.

Rob Hornstra

The Dutch photographer was one of the first to manage a crowdfunding campaign to publish his work himself. In his most important work, the “Sochi Project”, Rob combines a journalistic research project with documentary photography, portraits and found footage. He has been awarded with prizes such as the New York Photobook Award, Magnum Expression Award or the World Press Award.

Michael Kamber

For 25 years, Kamber has worked as a photo journalist for renowned magazines such as The New York Times and The Times. He has been nominated twice for the Pulitzer Prize. His work has taken him to Iraq, Congo, Afghanistan, Liberia, Sudan, Somalia and many other countries. Michael is the initiator of the Bronx Documentary Center.

Susan Meiselas

Rafal Milach

Is a Polish photographer and artist, winner of the World Press Photo Award 2008. Rafal prefers to work in long-term projects on the development of the former post-soviet Rafal is a member of Sputnik Photos.

Mads Nissen

Among other things, the Danish photographer deals with social crises. In addition to various prizes in Denmark, he won the World Press Award twice. Mads works as an editorial photographer for the Danish daily newspaper Politiken.

Ilvy Njiokiktjien

Stephanie Sinclair

Is an American photojournalist who focuses on gender and human-rights issues such as child marriage and self-immolation.[ Her work has been included in The New York Times, Time Magazine and National Geographic.

Alec Soth 

Born in Minnesota, the photographic artist is considered a sensitive chronologist of American life. Since his first monograph “Sleeping by the Mississippi”, Alec Soth has exhibited in numerous international galleries. He is a member of Magnum Photos.

Deanna Templeton

Ed Templeton

Peter van Agtmael

Stephan Vanfleteren

Vanfleteren portrays Belgium in black and white photographs. With documentary works from all over the world, he won various awards, including the World Press Photo Award.

Vanessa Winship