Fiction as a Visual Strategy in the Photobook: How Contemporary Photographers
Challenge the Documentary Genre Through the Printed Page

Text by Stefan Vanthuyne, When Fact Is Fiction: Documentary Art in the Post-Truth Era,
edited by Nele Wynants, Valiz, Amsterdam, 2019

A New Visual Language: Conversation with Max Pinckers
Text by Hans Theys, Form Vision: Artists on Art, Hans Theys, Tornado Editions, 2019
English, Dutch and French

Letter from Hans Theys to Max Pinckers and Victoria Gonzalez-Figueras
Text by Hans Theys, Scotomia, Hans Theys, Tornado Editions, 2019
English, Dutch and French

아나콘다가 감겨있는 샹들리에
텍스트 에반 오스노스, Red Ink, Korean edition, FOTASIA publishers, October 2019

Illusory Narratives
Interview with Sarah Allen (assistant curator Tate Modern), Aesthetica Magazine, September 2019

Book Review: The Only Thing You Can’t Get Is Red Ink
Text by Cat Lachowskyj, LensCulture, July 2019

A Manifesto: An Invitation from The School of Speculative Documentary
Text by An van Dienderen, Michiel De Cleene, Max Pinckers & Thomas Bellinck, May 2019

Margins of Excess: Stefan Vanthuyne on Max Pinckers
Text by Stefan Vanthuyne, The PhotoBook Review, Aperture Foundation, Spring 2019

Max Pinckers, Red Ink
Text by Loring Knoblauch, Collector Daily, February 2019

Red Ink: An Interview with Max Pinckers
Text by Sarah Sunday, Musée Magazine, January 2019

Max Pinckers: Margins of Excess
Text by Lisa Stein, 1000 Words - 10 Year anniversary print edition, November 2018

Margins of Excess
Interview with Cat Lachowskyj, LensCulture, November 2018

Pyongyang's Anaconda in the Chandelier
Text by Evan Osnos, Red Ink, Belgium, October 2018

Max Pinckers Interview: On Speculative Documentary
Interview with Sunil Shah, American Suburb X, 28 July 2018

Billboard Series #12: Max Pinckers
Text by Thomas Caron / artlead, Billboard Series catalogue, June, 2018

Private detectives and helium balloons: photographer Max Pinckers steps into five imagined realities
Text by Ruby Boddington, It's Nice That, 26 June 2018

Margins of Excess
Text by Matthew Ponsford, British Journal of Photography, UK, June 2018

Max Pinckers, Margins of Excess
Text by Olga Yatskevich, Collector Daily, USA, 7 June 2018

The camera that produces perfect pictures
Interview with Kayle Crosson, World Press Photo Witness, 31 May 2018

Max Pinckers: Post-Truth
Text by Kurt Snoekx, BRUZZ, 10 February 2018

Max Pinckers
Text by Kurt Snoekx, BRUZZ, 30 December 2017

Margins of Excess
Text by Hans Theys, Montagne de Miel, 11 November 2017

Triomphe des lieux communs: À propos de l’ouvrage photo « Margins of Excess » de Max Pinckers
Texte par Hans Theys, Montagne de Miel, 11 novembre 2017

Trophy Camera: A New Fear of Organizing Principals
Text by Brad Feuerhelm, American Suburb X, September 2017

Playing Perfectly: On Outsourcing Creation to Machines
Text by Katherine Oktober Matthews, GUP Magazine, The Netherlands, August 2017

An Introduction. Three Thoughts on ‘Controversy’
Text by Lars Kwakkenbos, Controversy, Lyre Press, Belgium, August 2017

What We See in a Picture is What We Bring to It
Text by Hans Durrer, Controversy, Lyre Press, Belgium, August 2017

Book: Lotus by Max Pinckers and Quinten de Bruyn
Text by Tom Seymour, British Journal of Photography, UK, July 2017

This Camera Silently Judges Your Photos Against The World’s Best
Text by Diana Budds, Co.Design, May 2017

Max Pinckers: "Meine Arbeit ist auch ein Komme Medium selbst"
Interview with Manfred Zollner, fotoMAGAZIN, Germany, April 2017

Een nieuwe definitie van documentaire fotografie: Het werk van Max Pinckers
Text by Sofie Crabbé, Ons Erfdeel, nr. 1, Belgium, February 2017

Max Pinckers – the world as stage of appearances
Text by Hoda Afshar, Der Greif blog, 13 December 2016

Max Pinckers and Quinten De Bruyn, Lotus
Text by Olga Yatskevich, Collector Daily, USA, December 2016

Yokota’s and Pinckers’ Floating Worlds
Text by Colin Pantall, Max Pinckers & Daisuke Yokota exhibition catalogue,
published by Rorhof & Lyre Press, Foto-Forum, Bozen/Bolzano, Italy, July 2016

Verticalità nipponica e orizzontalità giapponese: Daisuke Yokota e Max Pinckers al foto-forum
Text by Allegra Baggio Corradi, Franzmagazine, Italy, June 2016

Truths and Fictions in Everyday Japan
Text by Cassidy Paul, TIME LightBox, April 2016

From the Outside In
Text by Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa, Aperture Blog, March 2016

Max Pinckers: A New Approach To Documentary Photography
Text by Sara Gonçalves, The Culture Trip, March 2016

European Eyes
Text by Munemasa Takahasi, European Eyes on Japan / Japan Today vol.17, Japan, September 2015

Beelden voor een geschiedenis:
Een gesprek met Max Pinckers en Michiel Burger

Text by Hans Theys, Young Belgian Art Prize exhibition catalogue, Bozar - Centre for Fine Arts, Belgium, March 2015

Max Pinckers
Text by Geert Zagers, Focus Knack, Belgium, August 2015

Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty
Text by Sonia Faleiro, Granta Magazine, UK, January 2015

A Double Sided Love
Text by Francesca Orsi, Yet Magazine, July 2015

Onze Lieve Vrouw van de Bloemen
Text by Hans Theys, Over Vorm. Het Vervolg, Tornado Editions, België, 2014

Dubbelinterview Max Pinckers en Vincent Delbrouck
Text by Lise Lotte ten Voorde, PF Magazine, The Netherlands, December 2014

India’s Love Commandos – and the runaway couples they protect
Text by Sean O’Hagan, The Guardian, UK, October 2014

At First Sight: A photographic chronicle of love in India today
Text by Sukruti Staneley, The Caravan, India, August 2014

Book Review: Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty
Text by Shilpa Vijayakrishnan, Tasveer Journal, India, July 2014

Photographs as Poems
Text by Hans Theys, Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty, Belgium, May 2014

Wunderkammer: Max Pinckers
Text by Kurt Snoekx, Agenda Magazine, Belgium, May 2014

Aperture Portfolio Prize 2014: Runner-up Max Pinckers
Text by Paula Kupfer, Aperture Foundation NY, March 2014

Kunstenaarspagina in H ART
Text by Max Pinckers, H ART #121, Belgium, January 2014

Love, Honour & Disobey
Text by Colin Pantall, British Journal of Photography magazine, UK, October 2013

Lauréat du Prix photographique Ville de Levallois 2013
Text by Paul Frèches, Photo Levallois exhibition catalogue, France, October 2013

The Fourth Wall. An interview with Max Pinckers
Interview with Taco Hidde Bakker, Foam Magazine, September 2013

File 01 | Max Pinckers
Text by Charlotte Cotton, IMA Magazine Vol. 5, Japan, Autumn 2013

Book Review: Max Pinckers' Masala Mix
The Fourth Wall reviewed by Colin Pantall, photo-eye blog, July 2013

Ones to Watch: Max Pinckers
Text by Simon Bainbridge, British Journal of Photography magazine, UK, January 2013

Max Pinckers & Michiel Burger
Text by Laura van Grinsven, Mamihlapinatapai: A look shared by two people, exhibition catalogue,
Flemish Arts Centre De Brakke Grond, The Netherlands, October 2012

Harmonica-like Spaces
Text by Hans Theys, .tiff magazine, FotoMuseum Antwerp (FoMu), Belgium, March 2012

Text by Hans Theys, M HKAzine #11, Belgium, April 2012
Focus. Een blik op 100 kunstenaars, Hans Theys, Belgium, 2012

Interview with Mirjam van der Linden with Max Pinckers, (Re): TILT catalogus,
De Brakke Grond, The Netherlands, May 2011

Our Ladies of the Flowers
Text by Hans Theys, Lotus, Belgium, May 2011 (revised in 2016)