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New book: Stine Sampers
We talk to photographer Stine Sampers about the release of her book, under the city lies a sea, with Art Paper Editions.
Belgium’s photography graduates: Heidrun Klos
Fresh from the prestigious art school, she tells us about the challenge of using images for self-expression.
Belgium’s photography graduates: Miles Fischler
School's out. Miles Fischler is first in our series of interviews with recently graduated Belgian photographers.
Photography: Eva de Gols
The recent Narafi graduate's eye-catching series on family chaos caught our eye.
Preview: an interview with Belgian photographer Julie Calbert
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, the revamped Word magazine is almost here. A tantalising teaser of what's in store...
Photographer Frieke Janssens takes your last shot before you die
The Belgian photographer is embarking on a sort-of-morbid mission to make you immortal.
Fashion photographer Zeb Daemen on androgyny and the search for timelessness
Industry wunderkind Zeb Daemen talks timeless images and the appeal of shiny-skinned, alien-like women.
Photographer Serge Leblon on his Paris show and the demise of fashion photography
Serge Leblon's personal collection has nothing to do with fashion. His exhibition Composite just opened in Paris.
Imitating amateurs: Dutch photographer Michiel Burger
We sat down with the photographer in Brussels to talk about why he chooses to ignore common aesthetics and instead imitates the amateurs... and what his dad's underpants have to do with it.
Photographer Vincent Delbrouck’s solo show Autofiction in Bienne
Vincent Delbrouck’s new exhibition has just opened in Switzerland and we nabbed him to discuss this latest artistic endeavour and the meditative qualities of his creative process.
Snap happy Elisabeth Ouni’s Polaroid tales
Elisabeth Ouni moves out of the blogosphere for the first time with A Polaroid Story, a celebrated series of stolen moments with the stars.
An interview with Belgian photographer Maroeskja Lavigne
Maroeskja Lavigne's series on Iceland resulted in her being the only Belgian photographer to be nominated for Foam's Talent Issue. We caught up with the 22 year old to talk David Lynch and the relationship between humans and the natural world.
Max Pinckers at Amsterdam’s De Brakke Grond
We asked photographer-on-the-rise Max Pinckers to document the days leading up to the opening of his exhibition in Amsterdam using one of our ol' favourite throwaway cameras.
Rising Belgian photographer Stine Sampers on the work of a lifetime
Stine Sampers, an artist whose tender years have attracted as much consideration as her thoughtful images, got a solo show at Antwerp's In Aanmaak.
Antwerp-based fashion photographer Michaël Smits on new directions
Photographer Michaël Smits is moving away from controlled minimalism and getting otherwise inspired, while settling into a brand new Antwerp studio.
Brussels photographer Julie Scheurweghs on her solo show at Amsterdam’s De Brakke Grond
Julie Scheurweghs has just scored her first solo photography exhibition at Amsterdam's De Brakke Grond, a show that sees the 24 year old Ostender search for beauty in the banal.
An interview with Belgian rising star photographer Lara Gasparotto
We sat down with rising Belgian photography star Lara Gasparotto to talk about her spontaneous way of working, Renaissance paintings and finding her own aesthetic.
A look at up-and-coming photographer Lara Gasparotto’s recent body of work
We continue our series of portfolio presentations with the captivating work of up-and-comingg photography talent Lara Gasparotto.
An interview with Antwerp-based fashion photographer Frederik Heyman
Frederik Heyman keeps baffling us with his weird, beautiful and stylized images. We catch up with the Antwerp artist at home over tea and cookies.
The role of death and depression in photographer Anne De Gelas’ work
In a frank conversation about death, legacies and the trials and tribulations of life, photographer Anne De Gelas opens up to reveal a little more about her work.
An interview with up-and-coming Belgian photographer Mieke Verbijlen
In our second art interview of the month, we speak with Antwerp-based photographer Mieke Verbijlen about people's interiors, inspirations and browsing through Flickr.
Travel photography part four: Maxim Leurentop’s Germany
Last but not least in our series on travel photography, we're off to Trippstadt, West Germany with photographer Maxim Leurentop.
Travel photography part three: Jan Opdekamp’s 9000miles
We're off on a 9000 miles journey across Europe today with an unruly bunch of nine misfits.
Travel photography part two: Britt & Paul’s trans-siberian travels
In part two of our series on travel photography, photographers Britt & Paul take us across Russia on the trans-siberian railway
Travel photography part one: Sara Todd’s Las Vegas
Part of our travel month, we've handpicked four photography series that made us dream of escapes and adventures on the road. We begin with Antwerp-based photographer Sara Todd's travels from Los Angeles to Las Vegas.
Kelly De Block
Having first profiled her work for our talent section, we got back in touch with up-and-coming photographer Kelly De Block to talk about her latest series, ‘Appearing/disappearing’.
With a gallery by Thomas Nolf, we polish off our series on young and talented Belgium-based photographers who've been letting us in on their own interpretations of the 'new beginnings' thing.
Time again for our exclusive series on young promising photography talents. Part three spotlights French-born Brussels-based Margaux Carron whose inspiration for 'new beginnings' led her to reflect on adolescence...
It's the second installment of our photography series on the theme of new beginnings, and we're showcasing some springtime snap-happiness from rising Belgian talent Jef Claes.
We kick of our 'new beginnings'-inspired photography series with a gallery shot by young Belgian star Sanne Delcroix.
You wait and you wait for a book by Christian Aschman and then two come all at once... the photographer sits down with the Word and opens up about opening up.
Photographer Kelly De Block
In our continued bid to shine a light on rising Belgian talent, we speak with recently-graduated fashion photographer Kelly De Block about collages, contrasts and connecting with people.
Fifteen questions to Ingrid Baars
We sit down with Antwerp-based Dutch photographer Ingrid Baars to discuss the creative process, her love of the female form and feedback from older men at gallery openings.
When Hedgren met Sonny
Belgium bag maker Hedgren teams up with happy snapper Sonny Vandevelde for the launch of their capsule collection.
The interview: Dirk Braeckman
Following the opening of his most extensive retrospective to date in Leuven's M Museum, we meet Dirk Braeckman, arguably Belgium's most prominent photographer, to talk analogue photography, eliminating colour and working against photography as a medium. Includes our visual review of the exhibition in the image gallery at the bottom of the page.
Rise and shine: Photographer Quentin De Wispelaere
He’s barely 21 and only completing his first year of photography studies but Quentin De Wispelaere already has a CV worthy of the country’s hot shots. His first series Photos De Classe made it to semi-final at Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival, American Tour was picked up by international editions of Vice magazine, and […]
Photography: Benoit Grimalt, spontaneous and directed
When did you get into photography full-time? Ten years ago. After I graduated from a photography school where we mainly studied studio photography. But now I prefer being outdoors, I prefer natural light. What drew you to this medium? I like family albums. What is your first ever memory about photography? The old pictures in […]
Photography: fashion snapper Ismaël Moumin
With an eye for details, creative settings and pretty girls, it was only normal that we called upon Ismaël Moumin to shoot our upcoming Fashion Special showstoppers. The 26-year-old self-taught photographer, who graduated from the digital art department of Brussels’ Saint-Luc in 2003, worked as a retoucher for photographers such as Marc Lagrange and Jochen […]
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