Frederik Buyckx (1984) is a Belgian photographer. For his series "Jesus, Make-Up and Football" he documented the daily life in the favela's of Rio de Janeiro. He received several awards for his work, among which a World Press Photo Award in 2013. in 2017 he was awarded the Sony World Photography Awards. His work has been published in National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times Newspaper/Style Magazine (USA), The Sunday Times Magazine (UK), CNN Photo Blog (USA) and De Standaard (Belgium). 


Frederik Buyckx
Documentary photography

Supported projects

The garden of Tito. A journey along the Belgrade-Sarajevo railway.

  • Politics
  • Armed conflict
  • Culture

Korneel De Rynck travels along the railway line, through Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, along places that recall death and destruction. He investigates what happened back then and what changed since the end of the war. Do the people live together again? Did the circumstances that led to war disappear?