Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (MA History), University of Pretoria (History), Fotoacademie Amsterdam, Universiteit Leiden (MA Photographic Studies)
University of Pretoria (History)
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About Ben Krewinkel
Ben Krewinkel (1975) studied modern African history in Amsterdam and Pretoria and Photographic Studies in Leiden. He also finished the FotoAcademie (cum laude) in Amsterdam.
Ben Krewinkel teaches photography at the School of Journalism in Utrecht and at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. He also works as a curator and writes on photography, mainly photobooks.
In 2012 his first photobook A Possible Life. Conversations with Gualbert. was published. Currently he is working on the follow-up of A Possible Life. The title of the forthcoming book is Il m'a sauvé (He saved me).
Ben is the main editor of Africa in the Photobook, a website about the changing visual representation of Africa as expressed through the medium of the photobook.