biography

Studies

Photography 1984-1987 Royal Academy, Ghent, Belgium

Painting 1978-1982, Royal Academy, Ghent, Belgium

Information Technology 1976-1978, Lodewijksinsituut, Antwerp

 

International exhibitions

Time Machine, Galerie Sehnsucht, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2018

The artbox project, Basel, Switserland, 2017

Self, Model, And Self As Other, The Museum Of Fine Arts, Huston, U.S.A., 2014

Lens Culture - Fotofest, Paris, Paris, France, 2010

The Spacyclist, Short film festival, European Open, 2007

Pêche à La Truite, Short film festival, European Open, 2006

A Comme Anatomie, Yvetot, France, Galerie Duchamp, 2003

A Comme Anatomie 2 - Le Cabinet De Curiosités, Centre André Malraux, Rouen, France, 2003

Polaroid Collection, Centre Europeen De La Photographie, Paris, France, 1998

La Photographie Belge, Centre National De La Photographie, Paris, France, 1991

Le Temps d'un Mouvement, Foto 89, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1989

10e Journees International de la Photographie, Montpellier, France, 1989

Deutsche Leasing Collection

        - València, Spanje, Sala Parpallo, 1989

        - Prague, Czechoslovakia, Foma Gallery, 1989

        - Warsaw,Poland, Stara Galeria, 1989

Young European Photographers, Houston Fotofest, Houston, U.S.A., 1988

Musee de L'elysee, Pavillon de la Photographie, Lausanne, Suisse, 1987

Le Temps d'un Mouvement, Centre National De La Photograpie, Paris, France, 1987

European Kodak Award, Les Rencontres d'Arles, Arles, France, 1987

Preis Fur Junge Europaische Fotografen, Frankfurt, Deutschland, 1985

Individual exhibitions in Belgium

Kathedralen & Wolken, Sint-Amanduskapel, 2022

Urban Rumors, gallery of School of Arts, Hogeschool Gent, 2011

I-Brain, De Bijloke, Gent, 2010

Een Groteske Schijnwereld, University Gent, 2007

Sterk Water, Kina, Gent, 2004

Cultureel Centrum, Hasselt, 2002

Cultureel Centrum, Leopoldsburg, 2001

Netwerk, Aalst, 1999

Netwerk, Aalst, 1990

Group exhibitions in Belgium

 

No More My Space, La Maison des Cultures et de la Cohésion Sociale de Molenbeek, Brusssel, 2019

Brussels Street Photography Festival 2018, Brussel, 2018

Land van Fotografie, Gent, 2017

“Ik Wordt”, Voorkamer, Lier, 2013

De Canvascollectie, Bozar, Brussel, 2012

Art(Silence), University Gent, 2011

Wunderkammer 2, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, 2010

Certified Copy, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, 2010

Een Foto Zegt Meer Dan 1000 Woorden, De Zaal, Gent, 2008

Vlasmarkt, short film, Frontnight Z33,Hasselt, 2007

Art Concern, Kunstenaars Van De Galerie, Kortrijk, 2002

Rozengeur, Academie Voor Schone Kunsten, St. Niklaas, 2000

Prometheus, Brugge, 2000

Assen, Vereniging Van Het Museum Voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent, 1990

Jeune Peinture, Bozar, Brussels, 1988

Septieme Prix National Photographie Ouverte, Charleroi, 1988

Kodak Award, Bruxelles, 1987

Mois De La Photo, Liège, 1987

Jeune Peinture, Bozar, Brussel, 1987

 

Publications

Kathedralen, book, published by A&S/Books - Stichting VANDENHOVE, 2022

Wolken, book, published by A&S/Books - Stichting VANDENHOVE, 2022

DUBBEL / DOUBLE, book, Dutch - English edition,  2022

Land van Fotografie, Gent, 2017

Il Corpo Solitario. L’autoscatto Nella Fotografia Contemporanea (The Solitary Body. The Self Portrait In Contemporary Photography), Giorgio Bonomi, Italy, 2013

Urban Rumors, catalogue, 2011

Art Silence, Bibliotheek Kunstwetenschappen, University Gent, 2011

O.K. Periodicals #5 / The Body Issue, Arnhem, The Netherlands, 2010

Lens Culture Fotofest, Paris 2010

Arts And Artistis, winter issue, Washington Dc, 2010. Interview

Een Foto Zegt Meer Dan 1000 Woorden, catalogue, 2008

The Polaroid Book, Selections from the Polaroid Collections of Photography, Taschen, 2005

In Limbo, book, published by Mertz, Dutch - English edition, 2003

Petit Format, Galerie Duchamp, Yvetot, France. 2003

Prometheus catalogue, May 2000

Standaard magazine, Octobre 1999, portfolio, interview, cover

Bizarre magazine, London, England, February 1999

The X -Factor # 63 - magazine, England, 1999

Tradition And The Unpredictable, catalogue, Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston, U.S.A., 1994

Fotografie In Oost-Vlaanderen, Mark Van Gysegem, 1992

Photographies Magazine #33, France, June 1991

Monstrueuse Beaute - Vis A Vis International #4 magazine, France, June 1989

Photo Metro magazine, U.S.A., April 1988

Le Temps d' Un Mouvement - catalogue. Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, France, 1987

European Kodak Award - catalogue, Arles, France, 1987

Houston Fotofest - catalogue, 1987

European Photography magazine, Germany, January 1986

Focus magazine, Netherlands, August, 1986

 

Curatorial and cooperation

Curator for; De god die zijn vrouw had opgegeten, an exhibition at the occasion of the book presentation by Paul De Vylder, De Zwarte Zaal, School of Arts, Hogeschool Gent, 2015

Curator for the exhibition Paul De Vylder – Dubbelbeelden, at De Zaal, gallery of Hogeschool Gent, 2004

Editor and photographer for the book Onopgeloste mediaraadsels Dr. Joseph Goebbels by Paul De Vylder, 2004

Machinae (III): Sacra Conversationi by Paul De Vylder, 2002

Photography and large scale analogue printing for three artistic projects

Machinae (I): LABRYS by Paul De Vylder, 1997

Machinae (II): CARGO CULT - The trickeries and ritual cunning of the Western iconological tradition by Paul De Vylder, 1997

 

Vexierbilder was an exhibition I curated for the gallery in 1995. The exhibition also travelled to the Utrecht School of the Arts, the Netherlands and to Centre régional de la photographie du Nord Pas-de-Calais, Douchy-les-Mines, France.

 

Galerie (de ladder van) Pontormo - Wouter Coolens and me co-founded the gallery of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent in 1994.

 

Prizes

BSPF - Singles Brussels Prize, 2018

Provinciale Prijs Oost-Vlaanderen, 1988 - Winner

Olympus - Belgium, 1987 - Winner

European Kodak Award for Belgium, 1987 - Winner

European Photo for Belgium and The Netherlands, 1986 - Winner