Erik Vroons (1976, The Netherlands) combines an academic background with practical skills. He holds an MA in Photographic Studies (Leiden University) and Media Studies (University of Amsterdam) and currently works as a freelance critical writer, editor, and mentor. Main activities: Editor-at-large of the international photography magazine GUP and curator for New Dutch Photography Talent. He has executed several workshops, at Singapore International Photography Festival (2014 + 2016), Tokyo International Photography Festival (2015), Belfast Photo Festival (2015+2017), Warsaw (2017), Jamia Islamia University, Delhi (2016) and he has been a portfolio reviewer at many other international photography festivals. Over the years several acclaimed photographers consulted him concerning their works in progress towards presentation of a book, an exhibition or a website.
“I’m mainly looking for projects in the range of conceptual photojournalism / creative documentary / artistic storytelling. I’m probably less helpful for feedback on commercial photography assignments”.
Languages spoken: English, Dutch, German.