Wintergarden Royal Greenhouses of Laeken Belgium - © Karin Borghouts
 
 
 
ROYAL GREENHOUSES OF LAEKEN
   
Designed by architect Balat (Victor Horta's teacher) the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken are some of Brussels' most remarkable monuments. You can visit them from April 21 to May 11, 2018.  
Karin Borghouts is photographing the Royal Greenhouses since 2010.

Info in Dutch

 
 
 
 
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Exhibitionview 'Urban Photographer' MAS Antwerp - right Wintergarden Zoo © Karin Borghouts
    

URBAN PHOTOGRAPHER IN MAS ANTWERP    

The exhibition ‘Stadsfotograaf / Urban Photographer’ brings Antwerp’s many faces to the MAS Museum. Fifteen city photographers supply a diverse range of photos. Curated by Kaat Celis they create an unprecedented love letter to the city in all its manifestations.
With 9 large photographs by Karin Borghouts.
 
David Ameye | Jef Beirinckx | Karin Borghouts | Frederik Buyckx | Sanne De Wilde | Jasper Léonard | Charlotte Lybeer | Sigrid Spinnox | Davy Van Laere | Stany Dederen | Sacha Jennis | Dieter De Lathauwer | Myriam Vertenten | Lara D'hondt | Ksenia Galiaeva.
Catalogue 'Stadsfotograaf/Urban photographer' available.
 


Stadsfotograaf / Urban Photographer
MAS Museum aan de Stroom, Hanzestedeplaats 1, Antwerp Belgium
Until sunday April 15, 2018 - Free entrance 10 am - 12 pm 
 

 

 
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Prison of Merksplas (BE) - © Karin Borghouts 2017
 
 
 

PRISON IN PROTECTED LANDSCAPE
 
Karin Borghouts depicted the prisons of Merksplas and Hoogstraten in Belgium. They are situated in the former Colony which is nominated  as UNESCO World Heritage. A commissioned assignment by AR-TUR, Center for Architecture. The project ‘Kempenlab 1’ works for better living conditions for the prisoners and more connection between the landscape and the prison.
AR-TUR has published CAHIER #7 (Dutch) with the results of the project and pictures of Karin Borghouts. Download the pdf at AR-TUR Center for Architecture.
 
 
 
 
   
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House De Beir in Knokke, Belgium, 1924, architect Huib Hoste, photo ©  Karin Borghouts 2018
    

INTERBELLUM HOUSE IN KNOKKE

The house De Beir is a modernist building designed by the Belgian architect Huib Hoste in 1924. It is situated in Knokke Belgium close to the Northsea. Gallery Ronny Van de Velde asked Karin Borghouts to photograph exterior and interiors and will organize four art exhibitions in the house during 2018. The photographs of the house and of the exhibitionsviews are published in the books accompanying the exhibitions. This is the first exhibition:

Huib Hoste en zijn tijdgenoten
Belgian Avant-Garde 1914-1930
Felix De Boeck, Prosper De Troyer, Pierre Flouquet, J.J.Gailliard, Huib Hoste, Oscar Jespers, Paul Joostens, Jos Leonard, Karel Maes, René Magritte, Jozef Peeters, Jules Schmalzigaug, Victor Servranckx , Edmond Van Dooren, Hubert Wolfs, a.o.
 
March 25 - May 14, 2018
Gallery Ronny Van de Velde in Huib Hoste's house
Dumortierlaan 8 (corner Mosselmansstraat)
8300 Knokke Belgium
 
Open Thu-Sun 12am-6pm and also open on Monday 30 April, Tuesday 1 May and Thursday 10 May
Closed Friday 30 March, Saturday 31 March, Friday 27 April and Saturday 28 April

 
 
 
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Exhibitionview Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar NL, painting by Pieter Saenredam - photos by Karin Borghouts
 
 
 
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF SAENREDAM IN ALKMAAR
   
 
The city museum Alkmaar is showing an exhibition of artworks of the great or St.-Lawrence Church, celibrating it'd 500 anniverdary. Alkmaar paintings and drawings by two famous old masters – Salomon van Ruysdael and Pieter Saenredam – are combined with new work by two contemporary photographers: Hans van der Meer and Karin Borghouts.
 
 
Ruysdael en Saenredam in Alkmaar.
Meesterwerken van de Grote Kerk

with new photographs by Hans van der Meer and Karin Borghouts
Catalogue available in Dutch

February 17 - June 10, 2018
 
Canadaplein 1, Alkmaar 
The Netherlands
Open every day 11 am - 5 pm. Closed on Monday.

A commissioned assignment by Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar with the support of Mondriaanfonds.
 
 
 

 
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ZICHT is a monthly newsletter of Belgian artist photographer Karin Borghouts.
She is working on her own projects and on commissioned assignments by museums, art
and heritage institutions, architects, publishers and city councils.

 

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