Jenny Smets

director of photography Vrij Nederland, the Netherlands

Jenny Smets © Jan Banning

Jenny Smets is an independent curator of photography exhibitions, an educator, and the director of photography of the magazine Vrij Nederland, in the Netherlands.  

Jenny hosts workshops and masterclasses, edits photography books and writes on photography.

She studied the history of modern art and contemporary art at UVA University in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and specialized in the history of photography during her studies. 

Jenny is a member of the supervisory board of the World Press Photo Foundation.