Mon 16 April 2012

Sander Buyck exhibits in Paris

© Sander Buyck

On the 24th of May, the big citybooks group exhibition opens in Brussels. But, if that’s too long to wait, you will be able to see Sander Buyck’s photos from Charleroi in Paris from the end of this month. On the 23rd of April, Sander Buyck’s exposition will open its doors in the French capital. At the invitation of the Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre, the house for Belgian and Luxemburgish students studying in France, Buyck will present his citybooks photos in the organization’s monumental building.

In 2011, Buyck spent two weeks exploring Charleroi, fixing the industrial city’s surprising beauty in a series of 24 images. As well as these photos, he will also exhibit a number of his pictures from his Palestine series, previously presented at the Beursschouwburg, at the invitation of A Prior Magazine, for their themed edition Picasso in Palestine.

The exhibition opens in the company of the photographer on the 23rd of April at 19h30 – open to the public.
The exhibition runs from the 24th of April until the 3rd of June 2012.
Opening hours: Every day from 9am until 6pm
Free entry
Address: Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre
9A boulevard Jourdan
75014 Paris (FR)

© Sander Buyck
© Sander Buyck

You can fid more information about the exhibition at the Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre at In July 2012, deBuren will spend two weeks as a guest organization of Biermans-Lapôtre, for a special residency for talented young writers, who – following their stays – will each write a reflection on the problems and opportunities unique to Paris as an extraordinary metropolis.

Sander Buyck’s work will also feature as part of the big citybooks group exhibition in De Markten in Brussels from the 24th of May until the 11th of July 2012. You can find more information about this exhibition here.


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