Jan Baetens and Tamara Berghmans talk about
THE PHOTO NOVEL
FOMU has a large book collection with photo books, magazines, but also (artistic) photo novels. It is about the latter that Jan Baetens (KU Leuven) and Tamara Berghmans (FOMU) will discuss. What is a photo novel? And what is the difference between the popular photo novels as we know them from magazines, and an artistic photo novel, such as those by Ed van der Elsken or Marie-Françoise Plissart?
FOMU lends works Man Ray to MoMu
From 22 April through 13 August 2023, MoMu will be highlighting the oeuvre of Man Ray from the perspective of fashion. The exhibition Man Ray and Fashion features some of Man Ray's works that FOMU has in its collection.
Video Grace Ndiritu Reimagines the FOMU Collection
Ndiritu’s art practice explores our rapidly changing world. She sees shamanism as a means to reactivate ‘the dying art museum’: "I believe that museums are important platforms."
Meggy Rustamova, Nick Geboers and Maryan Sayd receive FOMU grant 2023
Meggy Rustamova, Nick Geboers and Maryan Syad receive FOMU grant 2023.
Herman Selleslags & the FOMU collection
Herman Selleslags is one of the most famous photographers in Belgium and has been magazine Humo’s house photographer for fifty years.
The Gevaert Paper Project, unlocking a historical collection
FOMU is making the historical Agfa-Gevaert collection available in the Gevaert Paper Project.
Susan meiselas: video and interview
On the occasion of the exhibition Mediations, Susan Meiselas talks to Jeu de Paume about her life and work.
Alice Pallot & Ugo Woatzi on show in Camera Italy
.tiff photographers Alice Pallot (2022) and Ugo Woatzi (2021) are selected for the exhibition 'On The Verge: Seven Young European Photographers' in CAMERA Turin.
Video: Sandrine Colard about Recaptioning Congo
In this video, curator Sandrine Colard takes Marie-France Vodikulwakidi (VICE) on a tour in the Recaptioning Congo exhibition at FOMU.
Project Tegenlicht: New techniques for the preservation of photo archives
When the condition and the volume of photographic film is so challenging, how do you make such important archives accessible?