De keuze van
De keuze van
Apart from being a well known sports journalist, Frank Raes is also a photographer. For the video series ‘De keuze van’ he dives into the collection of FOMU and chooses his favorite image.
It is a photo by British photographer Derek Evans that Raes likes the most. “It’s a football photograph, but it has little in common with football photography as we know them today", he explains.
"Normally, everyone in the picture would be looking at the football, that’s what makes this photograph so atypical. You want to know what’s actually happening here.”
For the video series ‘De keuze van’, seven inspirational people choose their favourite image from the FOMU collection.
FOMU has a collection of more than three million photographic objects. In the FOMU collection you can find negatives, analogue prints, digital photos, equipment, daguerreotypes, glass plates and photographers' archives.
The collection is constantly growing because FOMU consistently purchases work by Belgian talent and acquires photographs that help tell the history of (Belgian) photography. We also purchase international, socially relevant photography.
Max Pinckers - Margins of Excess
Following the exhibition of Max Pinckers at FOMU, Public broadcaster VRT is showing the documentary 'Max Pinckers - Margins of Excess'.
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?
Willy Kessels' Photography and the 1935 Brussels World's Fair
No other medium but photography would work for Willy Kessels (BE, 1898–1974) and define his entire philosophy, on which he imposed a new and recognizable trademark with superimpositions and photomontages.
Internationale dag van de fotografie: Vlaanderen digitaliseert 170.000 historische foto’s op glasplaat
Samen met heel wat andere musea, archieven en erfgoedinstellingen zet het FOMU zich mee in voor het digitaliseren en toegankelijk maken van historische glasnegatieven. Lees nu het artikel dat hierover verscheen op VRT NWS.
My Santa Barbara: Stories of migration and relocation
Santa Barbara is Markosian’s exploration of her own personal history. In a similar spirit, Diana Markosian and FOMU invite visitors of the exhibition to record a short video commenting on the trajectory of their own life.
Fruits Of Self-Care: Soft, Spoiled, Radical
Self-care is 'a bit of a catch-all term', thus opens writer and poet Anna Lounguine her essay on a concept that culturally speaking seems to have lost its ethical and political potentials.
Life During Wartime Through Ukrainian Photography
FOMU and Trigger Magazine would like to invite you to follow Ukrainian photographers to get their view on the situation and what it’s like to work as a photographer in a war situation: personally and professionally.
Bruiklenen: het FOMU leent werken uit aan internationale instellingen
Het FOMU heeft heel wat interessante stukken in huis. We lenen bijgevolg regelmatig een stuk uit te lenen.