Brief info

former director World Press Photo (The Netherlands)

Lars Boering is the Director of the European Journalism Centre and is founder of, a platform for visual communication and storytelling. He has been actively involved with photography for several years. He has brought together all professional photographers in DuPho and created the talk show ‘De donkere Kamer’. From 2015 till 2021 he led World Press Photo Foundation and has transformed it into an organization that is now more than a contest.

He is an advisor on photography, teacher, collector and consultant. As an advisor, he is working together with several professional partners actively involved in the creative industries. Together they add different opinions on and solutions to the projects and brands they work on.

Lars has co-produced exhibitions with photographers, Festivals, museums and art foundations and works as picture editor and judges contests at the highest level.
Currently he is a member of the working group that is designing and defining a global Artificial intelligence charter for journalism.