Erik Kessels is Creative Director of Amsterdam based communication agency KesselsKramer, working for national and international clients such as Diesel, Oxfam, MTV Japan, Ben and The Hans Brinker Budget Hotel for which he has won numerous international awards. He is a photography collector and has published several books of his 'collected' images: Missing Link (1999), Instant Men (2000), In almost every picture (2001, 2003, 2004, 2006) and Wonder (2006). Since 2000, he’s been an editor of the alternative photography magazine Useful Photography. He has curated exhibitions such as Dutch Delight at Foam (Photography Museum Amsterdam) and Confrontation at the Institut Néerlandais (Paris). Recently he made the exhibition Loving Your Pictures at the Centraal Museum Utrecht (the Netherlands) with a wide variety of found photography material. Kessels has taught communication at the Hallo Academy Amsterdam and photography at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.