Active as photography consultant, curator, and teacher. In that capacity I edit books, create exhibitions, teach and organize workshops and masterclasses, lecture and write on photography, and – on an individual basis – advise photographers on how to develop their work and how to market it .I am currently curator at Noorderlicht Photography in Groningen, the Netherlands.
For Noorderlicht I develop a photographic documentation project on Northern Ghana. It includes a extensive education program, developed in cooperation with World Press Photo, and will lead to a publication and exhibition in 2018. I am the chiairman of the jury of the annual Canon Zilveren Camera competition.
Besides several smaller projects, I was the Artistic Director of the Photoreporter Festival in Saint Brieuc, France, from 2014 to 2016, one of three curators for the FotoGrafia festival in Rome for the period 2010 – 2012, and the creative director of the only photo festival in Nigeria, LagosPhoto in 2010 and 2011. Before I worked for the World Press Photo Foundation and Agence VU’