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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).

Foto Art Festival, Poland

My series ‘Garden of Delight’ is being shown at the Foto Art Festival in Bielsko -Biala in Poland from 8 to 24 October 2021. This is what the opening night at the Polish Theatre looked like:

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Visit to the Polygon

While at work in Kazakhstan in August 2021 I had the opportunity to join a press trip to the Polygon test site for nuclear weapons near Semipalatinsk. A portfolio has been published in Belgian newspaper ‘De Standaard’.

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Civilization @ Mucem

William Ewing and Holly Roussell curated the ambitious book and exhibition project ‘Civilization: The Way We Live Now’, featuring 130 artists and 31 nationalities. The exhibition traveled to Seoul, Beijing, Melbourne and Auckland before and is now on show at … Continue reading

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Photaumnales

I’m showing a selection of nightlife-pictures that I made in Dubai, Ibiza, Greece and Turkey at the group show ‘C’est la fête!’, part of the Photaumnales festival in Beauvais, France. Curated by Fred Boucher.

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Re-collect @ FoMu

From May 5 to November 11 2021, FoMu Antwerp presents a selection from its collection. Including my photograoh ‘Goris, Armenia, 2006’, a portrait of Gayane and her son Garun, shot on Mamiya 7. The portrait belongs to the series and … Continue reading

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Calendar

Overview of current and upcoming exhibitions and events in which I take part: CURRENT: October 15, 2021 – January 2, 2022: Photaumnales festival, group show ‘C’est la fête!’, Le Quadrilatère, Beauvais (FR) October 8 – 24, 2021: Garden of Delight at … Continue reading

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Anthropocene. Save Our Planet

After its launch at the Busan International Photo Festival in South-Korea last year, the group show Anthropocene, can now be seen at the Korean Cultural Center in Brussels. A beautiful book has been published on this occasion. I’m showing my series … Continue reading

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Hangar Photo Art Center

My photo diary An Unexpected Lesson in Joy has been selected for the group show The World Within, a photographic mission documenting the creative resilience of 27 photographers confined in Europe during the first lockdown. From January 21 to March 27, 2021 at … Continue reading

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Shop

Signed books and small prints (A4) can be ordered from my webshop  or via email. Larger format prints and framed prints can only be ordered via email: nick_hannes@skynet.be Prices (edition of 50): 20x30cm: 100 euro (framed: 260 euro) 50x75cm: 275 … Continue reading

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Korean Cultural Center

The group show ‘Anthropocene’, recently shown at the Busan International Photography Festival (Korea), will be shown once more at the Korean Cultural Center in Brussels, from 19 November to 5 February. I’m showing a selection from my series ‘Garden of … Continue reading

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