Steven Humblet studied Philosophy and Social and Cultural Anthropology at KU Leuven. Since 2003 he has been a lecturer at the Sint-Lukas Hogeschool in Brussels where he is responsible for various theoretic and practical courses on photography. He writes as a freelance art critic for magazines such as De Witte Raaf, DW B, Ons Erfdeel, Etcetera, and Camera Austria. He wrote a doctorate on the Changing New York project by Berenice Abbott and more specifically her photographic representation of Fifth Avenue. He was also a member of Citygraphy, a multi-disciplinary research group on the representation of the city and the landscape in film, photography and literature.