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