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Boris Becker

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Together with Candida Höfer, Axel Hütte, Thomas Struth and let’s not forget Andreas Gursky, Boris Becker (the other one !) is one of the disciples of the famous couple Bernd and Hilla Becher. For more than forty years they have been recording the heritage of an industrial past. As the founders of what has come to be known as the ‘Becher school’ they have brought their influence in a unique way to bear on generations of documentary photographers and artists.

The work of BB, across a timespan of 25 years, will be on display in the photo museum in Antwerp starting on 24.09.2010 until 16.01.2011.

A must see!


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September 27, 2010 at 8:21 pm

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Pinhole youngsters

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Good to see that, even today, in the digital age of photography, there are still adolescents showing their interest in traditional techniques, such as the pinhole camera technique.

Taking your time to capture that one frame … thank god I had my iPhone with me …

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September 22, 2010 at 7:09 pm

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Jimmy Kets

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I’m a huge fan of Jimmy Kets, one of Belgiums finest photographers. Lately he has been quite productive and travelling all over the place, but I finally discovered his true secret. Don’t tell anyone …

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September 18, 2010 at 7:09 pm

The day after

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I had a really very pleasant evening at the opening of my expo last night. Even though the setting took place in good old Antwerp, people from France and even from New Zealand (!) were present; Next to all Belgian guys and girls of course. 🙂

I also met some other interesting people; amongst others a journalist, a person representing cultural events for the city of Antwerp, fellow photographers and along the way some new fans.

Anyway, thank you all for being there and sharing your thoughts with me.

Throwing a big bear back to you!

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September 7, 2010 at 6:54 pm

Posted in expo

Dress code

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Only kidding, no specific dress code required tomorrow evening.

But for those who have used google maps and did their home work …

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September 5, 2010 at 5:58 pm

Posted in expo