Dr. Maarten Vanvolsem is photographer, Head of the MA programme in Photography at Sint-Lukas Brussels University College of Art and Design and is Research Fellow at the Lieven Gevaert Centre for Photography. Recently he published an article: 'Motion! On how to deal with the paradox in dance photography', Image [&] Narrative [e-journal], 23 (2008), and the book MOVE:IN:TIME in collaboration with the Concertgebouw Brugge, on the occasion of the International Dance Festival DecemberDance (December 2007). In the last five years he had several solo- and group-exhibitions in Belgium and abroad. Maarten Vanvolsem graduated as a master in photography, at Sint-Lukas Brussels in 2000, he then was accepted as a research fellow at the Jan van Eyck Akademie (Maastricht The Netherlands) in 2001.
In 2002, Maarten continued his research on the reading of a dynamic time in photographic images as a Ph.D. student at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. In September 2006 he successfully defended his Ph.D. ('The experience of time in still photographic images') at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.Keywords: photography, strip-photography, time, experience of time, time and the image, camera designer
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