Evelien Kunst

Evelien Kunst is currently fellowship director at MIAP (Message in a Photo), a Dutch foundation that supports visual storytelling with a social impact. Kunst has over 17 years of international experience in the photographic industry working in advertising, communication, education and photographer relations. From 2012-2015, she was the managing director of NOOR, a collective uniting an international select group of highly accomplished visual storytellers focusing on contemporary global issues. From 2008-2012, she worked at The Red Dot Agency, a creative and strategic communications agency, where she served as account manager for Canon looking after CPN and its Ambassador Program. From 1999-2008, she worked at World Press Photo, organizing training for photographers around the world and overseeing the renowned Joop Swart Masterclass. Evelien has an M.A. Degree in Communications from the University of Amsterdam and is based in Amsterdam. She also regularly guest lectures at the Danish School of Journalism (DMJX).