13 November 2022 – WFH’s Darkroom

When mentioning the name Willem Frederik Hermans, any Dutch person will reply to you “The darkroom of Damocles”, his most famous literary work, taking place during WWII and just afterwards. A bit of existentialism, cynicism, a reflection of human condition...

6 November 2022 – Van der Keuken and friends

Johan van der Keuken was inspired by others. He mentioned studying Henri Cartier-Bresson throughout. Some of his friends were present in the large retrospective given by the Nederlands Fotomuseum, providing the viewer with an insight in his inspiration, allowing us to...

6 November 2022 – In van der Keuken’s Kitchen

Johan van der Keuken (1938-2001) was a prolific photographer and film maker. After his passing, his heirs donated his archives of more than 20.000 negatives to the Nederlands Fotomuseum in 2019. Three years later, a large retrospective of his photography is presented...

5 November 2022 – Deconstructing Construction

Aglaia Konrad is photographying architecture as an obsession: construction, deconstruction, reconstruction is at the centre of the series she presents at FOMU Antwerpen under the German title “Umbau”. A yellow-coloured wooden structure serves as the...

5 November 2022 – Tintin in Wonderland

Belgium and Congo have a long and difficult history. It started in the late 19th century when the King of Belgium, Leopold II, established his own (private) colony there: the Congo Free State, recognized internationally. Leopold ruthlessly exploited the large region...

28 October 2022 – It takes two

As part of the Photo Marseille 2022, an open air exhibition is given on the place Villeneuve-Bargemon, just behind the town hall. A short professional stay is an occasion to step out and enjoy. Its title: “The Anonymous Project – A deux, c’est...