Joel Van Houdt
Joel is a Dutch photojournalist based in London
He studied Photography and Design in Bradford, UK and graduated from the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague in 2003.
His two-year project 'Entering Europe', documenting the life of a young Moroccan before, during and after he immigrates to Spain, was exhibited at Gemak in the Netherlands, Galleries in Belgium and published in Stern, Trouw, De Standaard, VSD and El Semanal among others.
The reportage won best picture at Germany's top media prize (Lead Academy) in 2011.
Between 2010 and 2015 he lived and worked in Afghanistan.
From 2015 until 2016 he was based in Ukraine after which he moved to Russia where he was based until early 2020.
Van Houdt's work has appeared in various global publications including the FT Weekend Magazine, GQ, The Guardian, NRC Handelsblad, Der Spiegel, Stern, The Sunday Age, TIME, Trouw, De Volkskrant, Vrij Nederland, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New Republic and The New York Times Magazine
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