dr. Martijn Kleppe

photo Martijn Martijn Kleppe works as a postdoctoral researcher at the VU University Amsterdam. He is mainly interested in how people search for information with a focus on visual information such as photographs, television clips and a combination of different types of media. In 2013 he defended his dissertation on Dutch iconic news photographs and created the serious game Mijn Icoonfoto’s with the Nederlands Fotomuseum. Besides his position at the VU University Amsterdam, he also works as a postdoc on several Digital Humanities projects at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and writes a monthly column in Dutch daily NRC Handelsblad on the use of photography in the media. More information at www.martijnkleppe.nl.

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