Kurt Stallaert studied photography at the Antwerp School of Photography. After finishing his studies, he assisted a renowned Belgian fashion and advertising photographer for one year while working on his personal work.
Kurt’s creativity, talent and artistic maturity became quickly evident to the Belgian advertising industry. In 1998, Kurt joined Claudia Trucco’s photographers’ agency and immediately began working for international agencies and campaigns.
Kurt Stallaert creates impacting images often inspired from current-day social and cultural issues to which he ads a touch of humor and irony. Each series starts with a storyboard that serves as a base for the underlying message.
He works with elaborate set-ups and themes taking his personal and art work beyond simple esthetics.
He has received several Eurobest awards and received gold in the NY festival. Kurt is also listed in the top 12 advertising photographers selected by Lüerzers International Archive magazine.