Opmaak 1My new photobook ‘Traditions’, made on assignment for Volkskunde Vlaanderen, is available in the book shop. For more than a year I have been photographing traditions, rituals and celebrations in Belgium. Well known or small-scale, universal or local, old-fashioned or modern, religious or secular, Flemish, Jewish or Turkish, the book ‘TRADITIES’ shows a wide variety of traditions in Flanders. Here are 5 of the more than 150 photographs published in the book:
100117_Saint_Antoine_006Celebration of Saint Anthony in Ingooigem
Purim in Antwerp
Preparation for the Procession of the Holy Blood in Bruges
Break during the procession of the Ros Beiaard in Dendermonde
New year’s dive in Oostende

Price € 24,95
ISBN 978 90 5826 777 1
178 pages
Davidsfonds Uitgeverij

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Nick Hannes (°1974) is a photographer based in Antwerp, Belgium. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts KASK in Ghent, he worked for various media in Belgium and The Netherlands. Meanwhile he reported on social and political issues in the Balkans and the Middle East. In 2009 his first book ‘Red Journey’, a documentary about transition in the 15 former Soviet republics, was published by Lannoo. 'Mediterranean. The Continuity of Man', a documentary portrait of the Mediterranean region, follows in 2014. His latest book is 'Garden of Delight', a series that won the Magnum Photography Award 2017 and the Zeiss Photography Award 2018. Since 2008 Nick teaches documentary photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK/School of Arts) in Ghent. He is represented by Panos Pictures (London).
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