'Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man' has been chosen a finalist of the Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2016 in Lodz, Poland. My series will be shown in the group exhibition at the festival, along with the work of Carlos Alba, Sanne De Wilde, David Fathi, Patryck Karbowski, Birte Kaufmann, Karolin Klüppel, Jewgeni Roppel, Shadman Shahid and Yurian Quintanas. The winner will be announced at the opening of the festival in June 2016.
Overview of current and upcoming exhibitions and events in which I take part:
December 4, 2015 - February 14, 2016: Group show 'Troubled Water. From Aesthetics to the Global Economy' at Muzeum Narodowe, Szczecin, Poland. This show is part of the 10h Baltic Contemporary Art Biennial. Organized by Mare Articum Foundation, National Museum in Szczecin, Art Academy in Szczecin, Centre Wallon d’Art Contemporain La Chataigneraie.
February 16, 2016, 8PM: Artist talk at Gemeenschapscentrum 't Gasthuis in Wijnegem (B). I will be interviewed by Dierdre Timp.
February 24, 2016, 8PM: Artist talk at 'Extra Fort', Recyclart, Brussels
April 1 - May 1, 2016: 'Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man' at photo festival 'Photo de Mer' in Vannes, France.
April 29 - May 22, 2016: 'Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man' at photo festival 'Head On' in Sydney, Australia.
June 2016: 'Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man' at Foto Festiwal Lodz, Poland
December 19, 2016 - January 31, 2016: 'Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man' at C-Mine in Genk (BE). Opening night: Friday, December 18, 2016, 8PM.
June 23 - September 30, 2015: 'Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man' at the 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art (Greece). Entitled: 'Between the Pessimism of the Intellect and the Optimism of the Will'. Curated by Katerina Gregos. Organized by the State Museum of Contemporary Art (SMCA).
June 11 - august 30, 2015: Group show 'Facing Japan' at Museum Dr. Guislain in Ghent (B). Organized by Flanders Center in Osaka.
November 15 - December 15, 2014: 'The Continuity of Man', preview at Cosmos Galerie in Paris, on the occasion of the 17th edition of Mois de la Photo.
September 3 - October 12, 2014: 'The Continuity of Man', preview at M. Zilinskas Art Gallery in Kaunas, Lithuania, on the occasion of Kaunas Photo Festival. Part of the group show 'Generation 1974', with works of 11 European photographers who were born in 1974.
May 3-18, 2014: 'Red Journey' at the 18ième Biennale Internationale de l'Image in Nancy, France.
April 11 - June 2, 2013: Kaunas Photo Festival, M.Zilinskas Art Gallery of the National M.K.Ciurlionis Art museum, Kaunas, Lithuania. On display: 'Traditions in Flanders' (selection)
February 8 - April 24, 2011: Group show 'Finisterre. Jonge fotografie in België' at FotoMuseum Antwerpen. Curated by Inge Henneman, Rein Deslé and Luc Derycke.
May 30 - June 18, 2011: Exhibition 'Red Journey' at Flanders Center in Osaka, Japan.
June 1 - September 4, 2011: Group show 'In de marge. Belgian Documentary Photography', at Museum Dr. Guislain Ghent. Curated by Kaat De Jonghe
June 29 - September 25, 2011: Group show 'Beyond the Document' at Bozar Brussels. Curated by Xavier Canonne (Musée de la Photographie de Charleroi); Pool Andries (FotoMuseum Antwerpen); Frank Vanhaecke (BOZAR EXPO)
After the exhibition at the Museum of Photography (FoMu) in Antwerp one year ago, 'Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man' is being shown for the second time. Until January 31, 2016 the exhibition can be seen at the beautiful C-Mine Cultural Centre in Genk, Belgium. Open every day, from 9 to 5. Free entrance.
The website of Sluitertijd is online. Sluitertijd is a visual project office, run by Kaat Celis, to promote and coach professional photography in Belgium via temporary photo projects and personal agency. Sluitertijd represents the work of five Belgian photographers: Carl De Keyzer, Nick Hannes, Koen Broos, Arno Roncada and Karoly Effenberger.
Belgian rockband 'Arbeid Adelt' released a great new CD, 'Slik'. One of the songs is called Méditerranée. 'Inspired on your exhibition at the Museum of Photography', singer Marcel Vanthilt told me. Click here to hear part of the song!
Het is de Rode Zee
Lampedusa foxtrot baby
Signed books and (framed) prints can be ordered by email.
Most of my photographs are for sale in limited editions of 10 or 50 copies.
Limited edition of 10: reference price for 50x75cm print: 950 euro (archival ink-jet print, wooden frame, glass).
Limited edition of 50: Reference price for 50x75cm print: 320 euro (print only), 425 euro (print on dibond), 610 euro (framed).
Prices excl. 6% VAT
Prints are made by Milo-Profi (Kontich, Belgium), on Epson baryta Photo Rag 315g.
Framed by Mertens Frames (Brussels)
Please contact me for more details and exact prices.
Book 'Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man', Hannibal Publishers, Veurne, 2014, 198 pages, 22x29cm hard cover, text by Michael De Cock, (English-Dutch): 35 euro
Book 'Red Journey', Lannoo Publishers, Tielt, 2009, 144 pages, 23x29cm, hard cover, text by Jelle Brandt Corstius and Nick Hannes (English-Dutch): 30 EURO
'Red Journey', limited edition of 20: book + 23x29cm archival lambdaprint 'Tiraspol, Transnistria, 2008': 150 EURO
Book 'Tradities', Davidsfonds, Leuven, 2010, 175 pages, 19x24cm, soft cover, text in Dutch: 25 EURO
Book 'Vroeger is een ander land / Mon hier est ailleurs', Nadaar Editions, Brussels, 2011, 264 pages, text in French and Dutch, hard cover: 10 EURO
Books can be signed on request. Prices do not include shipping costs. Contact me to arrange local pickup or delivery.
South-Korean CHAEG Magazine published some photographs of my series 'Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man' in its november issue.