Dr Dirk Reynders
dr. Dirk Reynders is currently a lecturer and researcher at LUCA School of Arts (Belgium). He lectures about ‘Media Studies’, ‘Visual communication’, ‘Semiotics & Art’. His research focuses on gender studies & media culture from an inclusive perspective. His interests lay in visual arts, fashion culture and pop culture created by and for various groups .
He is also interested in educational leadership & innovative educational practices. He works internationally in education and was photography chair at the Maastricht Institute of the Arts (Zuyd University, NL) and program director, and developer of the master program intercultural media & innovation. On a part-time basis, he was also connected with the Erasmus University of Rotterdam as seconded professor Visual Arts. He was also a visiting scholar at the City University of New York, University of California Riverside & New York Film Academy campus Los Angeles. In addition, as a networker by heart, he initiated art projects in Barcelona, New York, London, Seoul, Berlin, Brussels, Tokyo, Kobe, Maastricht, Hasselt and Los Angeles.