Max Pinckers

Biography

°1988, Brussels, Belgium
Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium

www.maxpinckers.be

°1988, Brussels, Belgium
Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium

www.maxpinckers.be

2021

How to Win at Photography – Image-Making as Play, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
Not Standing Still: New Approaches in Documentary Photography, PHOTO 2021, Monash Gallery, of Art, Melbourne, AU
Maybe Tomorrow - Joris Ghekiere, Emergent, Veurne, BE

2020

Solo exhibition, Margins of Excess, Robert Morat Galerie, Berlin, DE
Solo exhibition, Margins of Excess, WU Space, Shenyang, CN
The Lives and Loves of Images, Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Mannheim, DE
Group exhibition 'L'heure bleue', Gallery Sofie Van de Velde & PLUS-ONE Gallery, Antwerp, BE

2019

Solo exhibition, Margins of Excess, Belfast Exposed, Belfast, NI

2018

Tea Ceremony and Flower Arrangement, IBASHO Gallery, Antwerp, Be
It is difficult / to get the news from poems / yet men die miserably every day / for lack / of what is found there, Gallery Sofie Van de Velde, Antwerp, BE
Photo Friction, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen, BE**

2017

Wordswordswords, Gallery Sofie Van de Velde, Antwerp, BE
Trophy Camera v.09, IDFA, Amsterdam, NL
Ecce Homo, Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp, BE
Mixing / Memory and Desire, BredaPhoto, Breda, NL
Museum van de Fotografie van Brussel, Recyclart, Brussels, BE
Controversy: Max Pinckers & Sam Weerdmeester, Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp M HKA: Inbox, Antwerp, BE
Photo London, Magnum Photos, London, UK
Flowers, Plus-One Gallery, Antwerp, BE
Trophy Camera v0.9: Dries Depoorter & Max Pinckers, Braakland Project Space, FOMU, Antwerp, BE

2016

Identity as a ™, Stadstriënnale Hasselt, BE
Omber, Odradek & Octaëder, D’Apostrof Gallery, Deinze, BE
K R A S J 3, Ninove, BE
New Blood, Magnum Photos Print Room, London, UK
Solo exhibition, Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty, Re Gallery, MOCAK, Krakow Photomonth Festival, Krakow, PL
Floating Worlds: Max Pinckers & Daisuke Yokota, Foto-Forum, Bozen/Bolzano, IT
Max Pinckers & Daisuke Yokota, Two Kinds of Memory and Memory Itself, Gallery Sofie van de Velde, Antwerp, BE

2015

Picture This: Contemporary Photography and India, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA
“The Struggle for Freedom in: ____”, Lagosphoto Festival 2015, Lagos, NG
European Eyes on Japan / Japan Today vol.17, Pilsen European Capital of Culture, Pilsen, CZ
Happy Birthday Europalia!, Bozar - Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, BE
Ailleurs en Folie Tokyo - Two Kinds of Memory and Memory Itself, Maison Folie, Mons, BE
Land van Garage, Ghent, BE
Small is Beautiful, Gallery Francis Carette, Brussels, BE
Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave me Thristy, Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brussels, BE
Young Belgian Art Prize Exhibition, Bozar - Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, BE
Dialogue - Max Pinckers, Stanislas Lahaut, Gauthier Oushoorn, Johan de Wilde, Ilse D'Hollander, G262, Antwerp, BE
De Kunstenaar zal aanwezig zijn. Voorkamer, Lier, BE
Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave me Thirsty, LOOK/15 Photo Festival, Liverpool, UK
Paris Photo LA, Dillon Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Solo exhibition, Focus Photography Festival / Motherland, Mumbai, IN
Solo exhibition, RIOT, Ghent, BE
Art Rotterdam, Sofie Van de Velde / G262, Rotterdam, NL
Solo exhibition, Goa Photo, Goa, IN
Solo exhibition, Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography, Dhaka, BD

2014

Aperture PhotoBook Award, IMA Gallery, Tokyo, JP
Vincent Delbrouck & Max Pinckers, Stieglitz19, Antwerp, BE
Coloured Skins, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, Knokke, BE
Verf na Van Eyck, CROXHAPOX, Ghent, BE
ArtContest, Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brussels, BE
Solo exhibition, Paraty Em Foco, Paraty, BR
Time is what happens when nothing else does, Paviljoen, KASK, Ghent, BE
Coming People 2014, S.M.A.K., Ghent, BE
The Belgian Six, presented by The Word, Bozar - Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, BE
A Whitsun Wedding | Episode 2, curated by Hans Theys, galerie EL, Welle, BE
The Conclusion of A Movement in A Neutral Direction, Botanique, Brussels, BE
The Only Thing You Can't Get Is Red Ink, G262, Antwerp, BE
De Fotokopie by Galerie de Schans, Felix &Foam, Amsterdam, NL
Icones, BIP | Pixels of Paradise, BAL - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège, BE
00:00:01 : A Split Second, Fortlaan 17 Gallery, Ghent, BE

2013

Indomania, europalia.india, Bozar - Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, BE
City of Levallois Photography Award, L’Escale gallery, Levallois, FR
Solo Exhibition, The Fourth Wall, Flageywood, europalia.india, Flagey, Brussels, BE
Young Belgian Photography, Fotomuseum (FoMu), Antwerp, BE
Rheum, foundfootage.be, Cecilia Jaime Gallery, Ghent, BE
foundfootage.be, Private Investigations, Beursschouwburg, Brussels, BE

2012

Mamihlapinatapai, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, NL
Imagine, Flanders Center, Osaka, JP
GRADUATION, School of Arts, Ghent, BE
Fracture, Gabriel Rolt, Berlin, DE
Between the Lines, CROXHAPOX, Ghent, BE
.tiff, Young Belgian Talent Introduced by Fotomuseum (FoMu) Antwerp, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, NL
Solo exhibition, Kermisstraat 60, Roeselare, BE
Solo exhibition, 44 Gallery, Bruge, BE
A Whitsun Wedding, curated by Hans Theys, Welle, BE

Bibliography

2016

Lotus, Max Pinckers, published by Lyre Press in May 2016 and introduced at PhotoBook Bristol

2014

Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty, Max Pinckers, self published photobook, Belgium, ISBN 978 9 0819 71515

2013

Rheum, published by De Bedoeling & foundfootage.be, Belgium, ISBN 9789080227408

2012

The Fourth Wall, Max Pinckers, self published photobook, Belgium, ISBN 978908197150, special editions available

2012

Mamihlapinatapai, Max Pinckers & Michiel Burger, self published photobook, The Netherlands

Artworks

Max Pinckers
Preaching to the Choir (from the series Margins of Excess), 2018
Pigment prints on archival matte paper 280 gsm
76,1 x 93 cm

Max Pinckers
Margins of Excess (from the series Margins of Excess), 2018
Pigment prints on archival matte paper 280 gsm
152 x 125 cm

Max Pinckers
Performance #1 (From the series Margins of Excess), 2018
Print, plexi-box frame
93 x 76,1 cm

Max Pinckers
The Arrest (From the series Margins of excess), 2018
pigment prints on archival matte paper 280 gsm
50 x 41 cm

Max Pinckers
J.J. Ames (from the series Margins of Excess), 2018
Print, plexi-box frame
93 x 76 cm

Max Pinckers
Entertainment Lite (from the series of Margins of excess), 2018
Pigment prints on archival matte paper 280 gsm
41 x 50 cm

Max Pinckers
Make it real (from the series Margins of excess), 2018
Pigment prints on archival matte paper 280 gsm
44 x 36 cm

Max pinckers
State of Affairs, (from the Series Margins of Excess), 2018
Pigment prints on archival FibaPrint® White Matte 280gsm photo paper
152 x 125 cm

Max Pinckers
People Exiting the Metro at Yonggwang Station, Pyongyang, North Korea, 2017 (from the series of Red ink), 2018
Pigment print on archival matte paper 260 gsm
60 x 90 cm
edition 1/5

Max Pinckers
Table Tennis Equipment at Kobangsan Guesthouse, Pyongyangred, North Korea, 2017 (from the series Red Ink), 2018
Pigment print on archival matte paper 260 gsm
33,4 x 50 cm
Edition of 5

Max Pinckers
Mother and Daughter at the Rungna Dolphinarium, National Liberation Day (Aug. 15) Pyongyang, North Korea, 2017 (from the series Red ink), 2018
Pigment print on archival matte paper 260 gsm
60 x 90 cm

Max Pinckers
After - School Chemistry Class Students at Pyongyang Orphans' Primary School , Pyongyang (from the series Red Ink), 2018
Pigment prints on archival FibaPrint® White Matte 280gsm photo paper
33,5 x 50 cm

Max Pinckers
Souvenir Shop Assistant, Pyongyang, North Korea, 2017 (from the series Red Ink), 2018
Pigment print on archival matte paper 260 gsm
50 x 33,5 cm

Max Pinckers
People Enjoying a Barbecue at Korea Central Zoo, National Liberation Day (Aug. 15), Pyongyan, North Korea, 2017 (from the series Red ink), 2018
Pigment print on archival matte paper 260 gsm
60 x 90 cm

Max Pinckers
View on South Korea from the Balcony at the DMZ, North Korea, 2017 (from the series Red Ink), 2018
Pigment print on archival matte paper 260 gsm
33,5 x 50 cm

Max Pinckers
From the series Lotus, 2011
Pigment print on archival baryt paper 285 gsm

Max Pinckers
From the series Lotus, 2011
Pigment print on archival baryt paper 285 gsm

Max Pinckers
From the series Lotus, 2011
Pigment print on archival baryt paper 285 gsm

Max Pinckers
From the series Lotus, 2011
Pigment print on archival baryt paper 285 gsm

Max Pinckers
From the series Lotus, 2011
Pigment print on archival baryt paper 285 gsm

News

L'heure bleue: group exhibition

Gallery Sofie Van de Velde and PLUS - ONE Gallery present ‘L’Heure Bleue’. L’heure bleue is the moment when the sun has set - artists/but the night has not fallen yet. The phenomenon of the blue hour … Continue reading