° Ninove, Belgium

STUDY

’93 - ’97, Photography, Academy, St-Niklaas (B)
’92 - ’00, Photography, Academy, Anderlecht (B)
'93, Master Class Photography, John Davies (Alden Biesen, B)

EXHIBITIONS (group)

March - April 1997, “Inventaris”, Gallery Ten Weyngaert, Vorst (B)
1998, 12e Prix National Photographie Ouverte, at the Museum of Photography, Charleroi (B)
2000, 13e Prix National Photographie Ouverte, at the Museum of Photography, Charleroi (B)
April 2006, “Mutismen”, Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg, Brussels (B), together with Louise Harvey
May - June 2008, "De Canvascollectie", at Bozar, Brussels (B)
March 2010, "Entre chien et loup", at G.C. De Markten ( Org. 'Les Brasseurs' Liège), Brussels (B)
July 16 - Aug 14, 2011, "Suspicious landscapes", at 44 Gallery, Bruges (B)
Dec 2011, Lineart, Ghent (B)
Sept 6 - Oct 5, Krasj 2014, Ninove (B)
March 31 - Mai 14, 2017, Open M, M Museum (Cas-co), Leuven (B)
Mai 2017, 44 Gallery, Pop up gallery, Knokke (B)
Oct 09 - 18, 2017, Digital exhibition of "building an imaginary city", Magnum Photography Awards 2017, at The Photographers' Gallery, London (GB)
2017, "building an imaginary city" & "stuffy shell" at the "Fusée de la Motographie", Brussels (B)
Nov 11 2017, Land van Fotografie, Land van Waaslaan, Sint-Amandsberg (B)
Dec 09, 2017 - April 22, 2018, "building an imaginary city", at the Museum of Photography, Charleroi (B), 17e PNPO
April 2018, image blc2017 of "stuffy shell", at Somerset House, Londen (UK), Sony World Photography Awards '18.
November 16 - December 20, 2018, "belgopolis" @ PhotoBrussels Festival, "City", Hangar Art Center, Elsene/Ixelles Brussels (B)
December 16, 2018 - January 13, 2016, preview “borderline” at “AHAbitats”, 44 Gallery, Bruges (B)

EXHIBITIONS (solo)

1996/1997, “Verbroken-Verbonden” A vision on the urban landscape, Flanders photography circuit  (B)
June - September 1998, 7th Summer of photography, Blow Up bookshop, Antwerp (B)
December - January 1999, “Stads - Gezichten”, KVS, Brussels (B)
January 2005,  “Groeten uit de ondergrond”, Gallery Ten Weyngaert, Vorst (B)
Dec 20, 2009 - Jan 10, 2010, St-Jozefkerk (C.C. De Ploter), Ternat (B) > "dayblind"
Jan 17 - Feb 21, 2010, C.C.Hasselt (B) > "dayblind"
March 4 - 28, 2010, Kunstplatform Zebrastraat, Ghent (B) > "dayblind"
Oct 2010 - Oct 2011, Stone Creation, Schepdaal (B) > "dayblind"
February 25 - March 24, 2011, Gallery 'Le placard à Balais', Liège (B) > "dayblind"
March 23 - 26, 2011, Centre d'art Contemporain 'Les Brasseurs / L'Annexe', Liège > "Exposition"
October 08 - 30, 2011, 44 Gallery, Bruges (B) > "Exposition"
December 07, 2013 - January 05, 2014, 44 Gallery, Bruges (B) > "Escapades"
December 6, 2018 - January 27, 2019 Casa Argentaurum, Ghent (B) > “winks of tangency”

PROJECTS/COMMISSIONS

Sept. 1998, Project “ Noord - Zuid”, Art & Co, Exhibition at Lessen and Ninove (B)
March 2001, Project “Blikopener”, De Bottelarij, Molenbeek (B) + exhibition
Sept. 2001, Project CEI (B) + permanent exhibition at company CEI, Brussels
Sept. 2001, Project “Beeld van een Beeld”, GC De Markten, Brussels (B) + exhibition
2003 - 2005, Project “Wharf”, Kaaitheater, Brussels (B) + exhibition
2004, Book, “Jaarboek Architectuur", VAI, De Singel, Antwerp (B)
2006, Book, “Jaarboek Architectuur”, VAI, De Singel, Antwerp (B)
2008, Book, " L.A.P, Limburgs Architectuur Proeven" , Kinema house (B)
2012 - 2014, Commission, VGC Brussels (B)
2014, Commission, Ar-Tur, Turnhout (B)

AWARDS

May 1998, Award of the UNESCO friends, 12th National Photography Award, Museum of Photography at Charleroi (B)
July 14, 2016, Magnum Photography Awards 2016, Juror's Pick, "Belgopolis"
July 18, 2017, Magnum Photography Awards 2017, Finalist, "building an imaginary city"

COLLECTIONS

May 1998, Public Collection, Museum of Photography at Charleroi (B) (2)
September 1999, Province of Brabant (B) (1)
May 2000, Public Collection, Museum of Photography at Charleroi (B) (2)
May 2018, Public Collection, Museum of Photography at Charleroi (B) (2)

LAUREATE

May 2000, "13e Prix National Photographie Ouverte", Museum of Photography at Charleroi (B)
Dec 2017, "17e Prix National Photographie Ouverte", Museum of Photography at Charleroi (B)
28 Feb 2018, Shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Awards 2018, "Stuffy shell" series

PUBLICATIONS

Magazine, "Les Nouvelles du Patrimoine", June-September 1998, n° 77, Page 4, 5
Newspaper, "De Morgen", Bijsluiter 02/01/1999, page 27
Magazine, "Kwintessens", nr. 3, IX, 2000, page 8, 9
2008, Book, "De Canvascollectie", page 92, Lannoo, ISBN 978-90-209-7862-9
Magazine, <H>ART, "Kijken met gesloten ogen", Erik Eelbode, page 21, Feb 11, 2010
Newspaper, "De Morgen", Zomeruur 13/08/2016, page 48-53, "Bevreemdend België"
BRUZZ Magazine, Brussels, Framed, september 2017, 4 editions
Magnum Photography Awards 2016 Annual, Lensculture, 2017, page 60-63
Magnum Photography Awards 2017 Annual, Lensculture, 2018, page 100-101
Forschungsmagazin 'Stadt & Land', Heidelberg University (DE), June 2018, page 24 & 80

TEXT

"dagblind", text by Erik Eelbode, March 23, 2008
Essay by Carl Havelange, Dec 2, 2009
"exposition", text by Emmanuel d'Autreppe, Sept. 2011

BOOK

"dagblind" (dayblind) Yellow Now - Côté photo, 56p. Colour and b/w, 24x28cm, March 2010, ISBN 978-2-87340-255-6
text by Erik Eelbode & Carl Havelange (dutch & french)
Bookpresentation, June 3, 2010, Kunstplatform Zebrastraat, Ghent (B) Org. Punctum VZW.
Bookpresentation, March 26, 2011, 'Les Brasseurs / L' Annexe', Centre d'art Contemporain, Liège (B)

PROJECTION

Dec 1, 2010, Projection of the "dayblind" series, @ 'C.C.Les Chiroux, Liège (B), Production, editor Yellow Now (B)
2017, Projection of the "belgopolis" series by Lensculture: Photofestivals @Denver, Colorado @Tirendentes,
Brazil @Mumbai, India @Los Angeles, CA @Odessa, Ukraine @Derby, UK
@Valencia, Spain @Barcelona, Spain @Sydney, Austrailia @Porto Alegre, Brazil @Krakow, Poland

Lecture

July 12, 2013, "incontro con l'autore", @ F project Fiorito, Bari (IT)
April 4, 2018, "a travers du tangible", @ Ensase, Saint-Etienne (Lyon, FR)
September 10, 2018, "through the tangible", @ NVB, Fotosafari, Tienen (B)