biography

Studies

Information Technology 1976-1978, Lodewijksinsituut, Antwerp

Painting 1978-1982, Royal Academy, Ghent, Belgium

Photography 1984-1987 Royal Academy, Ghent, Belgium

 

International exhibitions

 

Preis Fur Junge Europaische Fotografen, Frankfurt, Deutschland, 1985

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Spacyclist, Short film festival, European Open, 2007

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

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

The artbox project, Basel, Switserland, 2017

Time Machine, Galerie Sehnsucht, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2018

Exhibitions in Belgium

Jeune Peinture, Bozar, Brussel, 1987

Kodak Award, Bruxelles, 1987

Mois De La Photo, Liège, 1987

Jeune Peinture, Bozar, Brussels, 1988

Septieme Prix National Photographie Ouverte, Charleroi, 1988

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

Netwerk, Aalst, 1990. (Individual exhibition)

Netwerk, Aalst, 1999. (Individual exhibition)

Prometheus, Brugge, 2000

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

Cultureel Centrum, Leopoldsburg, 2001 (Individual exhibition)

Cultureel Centrum, Hasselt, 2002 (Individual exhibition)

Art Concern, Kunstenaars Van De Galerie, Kortrijk, 2002

Cultureel Centrum, Leopoldsburg, 2001 (Individual exhibition)

Sterk Water, Kina, Gent, 2004. (Individual Exhibition)

Vlasmarkt, short film, Frontnight Z33,Hasselt, 2007

Een Groteske Schijnwereld, University Gent, 2007. (Individual exhibition)

Kunstsalon, Gent 2008

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

I-Brain, De Bijloke, Gent, 2010 (Individual exhibition)

Wunderkammer 2, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, 2010

Certified Copy, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, 2010

Art(Silence), University Gent, 2011

Urban Rumors, gallery of School of Arts, Hogeschool Gent, 2011. (Individual exhibition)

De Canvascollectie, Bozar, Brussel, 2012

“Ik Wordt”, Voorkamer, Lier, 2013

Land van Fotografie, Gent, 2017

Brussels Street Photography Festival 2018, Brussel, 2018

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

Publications

European Photography magazine, Germany, January 1986

Focus magazine, Netherlands, August, 1986

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

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

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

Photographies Magazine #33, France, June 1991

Fotografie In Oost-Vlaanderen, Mark Van Gysegem, 1992

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

Bizarre magazine, London, England, February 1999

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

Standaard magazine, Octobre 1999, portfolio, interview, cover

Prometheus catalogue, May 2000

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

Petit Format, Galerie Duchamp, Yvetot, France. 2003

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

Een Foto Zegt Meer Dan 1000 Woorden, catalogue, 2008

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.

Urban Rumors, catalogue, 2011

Art Silence, Bibliotheek Kunstwetenschappen, University Gent, 2011

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

Land van Fotografie, Gent, 2017

Curatorial and cooperation

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Prizes

 

European Photo for Belgium and The Netherlands, 1986 - Winner

Olympus - Belgium, 1987 - Winner

European Kodak Award for Belgium, 1987 - Winner

Provinciale Prijs Oost-Vlaanderen, 1988 - Winner

BSPF 2018 - Singles Brussels Prize

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