Max Pinckers holds a BA and MFA in photography from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK) in Ghent, Belgium. His work has been exhibited internationally, including at FotoMuseum, Antwerp; L’Escale, Levallois, France; and Flanders Center, Osaka, Japan, among others
and he has produced multiple photobooks. In 2013, his self­published The Fourth Wall won The City of Levallois Photography Award. It was also a finalist at the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation First PhotoBook Award and was further nominated for Best Photo Book of the Year at the 6th International Fotobook festival, organised in Kassel, Germany by Martin Parr.