Marc Prüst (1975) studied International Relations and Japanese language in the Netherlands and Japan. After graduating he started working as Project Manager Exhibitions for the World Press Photo Foundation in Amsterdam. In 2004 he became head of the Exhibition Department and, in 2005, was given the responsibility for the exhibition Things As They Are; 50 Years Photo Journalism in Context. He worked in close cooperation with curator Christian Caujolle and editor Chris Boot on both the exhibition and the award winning publication with the same name.
In early 2007, he left the Netherlands for France to worrk with Agence VU’ in Paris, where he was mainly responsible for the international cultural activities of the agency. Currently Prüst is active as photography consultant and curator.