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"Fiction often teaches us more about reality than reality itself"

- Max Pinckers

b. 1988

Belgian

Based in Brussels, Belgium

Nominee

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Max Pinckers (1988, Brussels) is a photographer based in Brussels, Belgium. He has produced various photobooks such as Lotus (2011), The Fourth Wall, (2012) and Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty (2014). He is currently a doctoral researcher in the Arts at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK) in Ghent. Pinckers has had exhibitions at the MOCAK in Poland (2016), the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the United States (2015) and the Centre for Fine Arts – Bozar in Belgium (2015), among others. Awards include the Edward Steichen Award (2015) and the City of Levallois Photography Award (2013). In 2015 he founded the independent publishing house Lyre Press and became a nominee of Magnum Photos.

Selected works

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Will They Sing Like Raindrops Or Leave Me Thirsty

Max Pinckers

Magnum photographer Max Pinckers travelled to India for four months attempting to grasp, stage and document aspects of love and marriage

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