Frederik Buyckx

Based in Ghent, Belgium
+32 485022483
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Frederik Buyckx was born in 1984 in Antwerp, Belgium. He received a Master’s Degree in Advertising Design at St-Lucas Antwerp and studied photography until 2013 at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent, Belgium. Frederik became a freelance photographer in 2010. Since then, he started working for national and international media. Besides assignments he mainly focuses on personal projects. For his series “Jesus, Make-Up and Football” he documented the daily life in the favelas in Rio de Janeiro. The work won several awards, including a World Press Photo Award in 2013, and was published in a book by Lannoo (Belgium).

Work has been published in:
National Geographic Magazine(NL), The New York Times Newspaper/Style Magazine(USA), The Sunday Times Magazine(UK), CNN Photo Blog (USA), VIEW/Stern Magazine (GER), The New Times Magazine(RUS), Vice.com(UK/FR/BE/ES), PDN Magazine(USA), De Standaard Newspaper and Magazine(BE), GUP (NL), NRC Handelsblad (NL), Knack Weekend Magazine (BE), De Morgen Newspaper(BE), Shoot Magazine(BE), Photo Digital Magazine(NL), Pf Magazine(NL), DIGIFOTO Pro Magazine(NL) ...

Awards, Exhibitions & Publications

2017
Photographer of the Year - Sony World Photography Awards
1st place Landscape Category - Sony World Photography Awards
Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Award winner
Shortlist ZEISS Photography Award

2015
Young Promising Photographer Award, Nikon Press Photo (BE)
Exhibition Brugge Foto 2015, Brugge (BE)
Exhibition Moving Albania, Tirana (ALB)
Exhibition Art Forum, Antwerp (BE)

2014
ANI PixPalace Award, VISA Pour L'Image, Perpignan (FR)
Finalist Nikon Young Promising Photographer Award (BE)
Exhibition Bar Floreal, Paris (FR)
Exhibition Quai Des Arts Gallery, Ghent (BE)

2013
Book Jesus, Make-up and Football, published by Lannoo
World Press Photo Award, Daily Life, Honorable Mention
Paule Pia Prize, Photomuseum Antwerp (BE)
Young Promising Photographer Award, Nikon Press Photo (BE)
Finalist Photo Academy Awards 2013, Exhibition Photomuseum Den Haag (NL)
Finalist PDN World in Focus, categories 'Essay' and 'Sense of Place' (USA)
Exhibition Photomuseum Antwerp, Young Belgian Photography (BE)
Exhibition CC Belgica, Dendermonde (BE)
Exhibition CC Hasselt (BE)
Screening Photolux Festival, Lucca (IT)

2012
City Photographer of Antwerp 2012-2014
Exhibition Flanders Center, Osaka (JAPAN)
Exhibition International Photofestival BredaPhoto (NL)

2011
Book Moving Albania, published by EposPress
Book De Tuin van Tito, with Korneel De Rynck, published by EPO
Finalist Paule Pia Prize, Photomuseum Antwerp (BE)
Exhibition A&Gallery, Ghent (BE)
Exhibition Melkweg Galerie, Amsterdam (NL)
Exhibition Green Room, International Photofestival Knokke (BE)

2010
Best Book, The Photo Academy Award 2010, categories d’Jonge Hond and Melkweg Galerie (NL)
Finalist Lonely Planet Mosaic Competition
Exhibition in Photomuseum Den Haag, GRID 2010 Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Groningen (NL)

2009
Finalist National Geographic Photo Contest (NL)
Publication in National Geographic Calendar 2010
Publication on www.bitemagazine.net (online magazine)

2008
Exhibition ARTchitectuur, Monumental, Bornem (BE)