Tim Dirven is a Belgian freelance photographer. 

He works for De Morgen, Humo, Vacature, National Geographic, Mo and other magazines.

His photos are distributed internationally by the London photo agency Panos Pictures, in Belgium, he is a member of Reporters. Year after year his work has received several awards, including Fuji and World Press, as well as the Nikon Award. In 2006 the Fotomuseum in Antwerp organized a retrospective of his 10 years of black and white photography, and the same museum published a book of his work, 'Yesterday's People'.


Tim Dirven

Supported projects

The past is a foreign country

  • Equal opportunities
  • Youth
  • Migration

BELGIUM - Eight underage asylum seekers were followed by Catherine Vuylsteke for one year. The Nadaar collective and three guest photographers each portrayed one of the youngsters.