Bill Kouwenhoven is International Editor of HotShoe magazine and a frequent contributor to numerous other contemporary photography journals in the United States, England and Europe including Afterimage, Aperture, British Journal of Photography, Foto 8, Photonews, Foto, European Photography, and Camera Austria. He is the author of several monographs, and the major survey of contemporary Spanish Photography and Video, Nuevas Historias. He lives and works in Berlin and New York.
From 1996 to 2001 he was editor of San Francisco based Photo Metro magazine, and in 1998 he curated the San Francisco Camerawork’s 25thAnniversary Exhibition, Rattling the Frame: 25 Years of Departures of Straight Photography. He is also a frequent reviewer and consultant to various photography festivals including Houston Fotofest, Photo Lucida, Rencontres-Arles, and Rhubarb-Rhubarb.
MA in the BA-MA Honors Program of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, in 1985, in Humanities Area Studies.