Perla Nera, Eddy Van Gestel

      Photographer Eddy Van Gestel lives and works in Belgium and Africa. He gained international fame through his coffee table books “A Continent in the Picture”, “To the Rhythm of the Sun”, “Africa XL”, “Terra Africana” and “African Queen”. Over the years his style has become more serene and restrained, stripped of any…

Goldo (Dominique Houcmant)

Goldo (aka Dominique Houcmant) and his camera are one and the same. If one sees the first, the second is generally not far distant: around his neck, in his hand, lying on a bar or at the end of a table. Appearances can be misleading however: one never actually sees Goldo, he sees everything first….

Harry Gruyaert

Born in Antwerp in 1941 and a member of Magnum Photos since 1982, Harry Gruyaert revolutionized creative and experimental uses of color in the 1970s and 1980s. Influenced by cinema and American photographers, his work defined new territory for color photography: an emotive, non-narrative, and boldly graphic way of perceiving the world. In 1972, while…

Leonard Misonne

The Belgian photographer joined the pictorialist movement with his images of landscapes resembling paintings. Working on light and grey monochromes, Leonard Misone’s images diffused foggy and yet luminous atmospheres highlighted by dramatic skies. There is something very tender and timeless within his photographs that, with their poetry and sensibility, also evoke Humanism and Jacques-Henri Lartigue’s…

Martine Franck

Martine Franck (April 2, 1938 – August 16, 2012) was a well-known Belgian documentary and portrait photographer, and the second wife of Henri Cartier-Bresson. A member of Magnum Photos for over 32 years, Franck was also co-founder and president of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation.

Maroesjka Lavigne

Maroesjka Lavigne (b.1989, Belgium) gained her Masters in Photography at Ghent University in the summer of 2012. Her work has been shown internationally at the Foam Talent exhibition in Amsterdam, The Robert Mann Gallery in New York, Galerie Hug in Paris and Museum Saint Guislain in Gent, Belgium, among others. She self-published a book called…

Jan Beernaert

In october 2012, after more than 30 years, I picked up a camera again. Sinds then photography is a very important part of my life. I try to show the world around me as I see and feel it.

Jacques Sonck

    Sonck studied photography at the Narafi in Brussels, Belgium and is one of the first generation of photographers who received formal training lifts. Besides his professional activities (until recently he was a photographer at the Culture Department of the Province of Antwerp), he devoted himself since themid-1970s on personal projects. He makes penetrating…

Marc Lagrange

Marc Lagrange, 1957, lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium. Although his pictures remind us of the great works of Helmut Newton or Peter Lindbergh, Marc brings a finesse to his pictures like no other. His photographs are stylish, well composed and iconic.  

Frederik Heyman

Frederik Heyman, 1984, Belgium, has both a masters degree in photography aswell as in graphic and illustration design. This is very clear when looking at his photographic works. He combines illustration and graphic design in his photography. He creates new worlds that look impossible, but he doesn’t hide the way it’s done. His pictures are…

Cédric Gerbehaye

Born in Belgium in 1977, trained journalist Cédric Gerbehaye chose photography as his way of recounting the world. He has been member of Agence VU since 2007. 2002 saw the beginning of his continued interest in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as he tried to analyze the disappointment and revolt provoked by the failure of the Oslo…

Colin Delfosse

Colin Delfosse, 1981, Belgium, is a documentary photographer who studied Journalism. Together with three other photographers he founded the Out of Focus collective in 2005. As a collective (5 photographers) they focus on social issues. One of his latest projects focuses on Kazakhstan where he concentrates on the Soviet legacy in the country, still visually present. In…