Bindingen
Back to Cultural work

Bindingen

2013

Portraits and stories of foreign people living in Antwerp BE. ‘Bindingen’ is a project of some teachers of Stedelijk Centrum voor Volwassenenonderwijs Sité, Antwerpen (BE) and a groupwork. Karin Borghouts photographed the people learning Dutch. They were asked to bring an object from their homeland.. Book and exhibition February 8 > March 16, 2013

Antwerp is a melting pot of different cultures. One can see a lot of colours and hear many stories in the streets of Antwerp. But do we know the people we meet in the street? What did they leave behind, what did they bring along? Whatever their reason to come here, the link with their country of origin remains. VZW Cité, the City Centre for Adult Education was curious about those links. An object looked like a good starting point, a way of getting to know somebody who speaks another language, creating a parcours with objects and pictures throughout the city, at co Nova, FoMu, MoMu, Permeke, Atlas and BNP-Paribas Antwerp.
The book ‘Bindingen’ is published with the support of the City of Antwerp and others. ISBN 978 90 902 7345 7

  • Het Predikheren Mechelen

    2019

    Het Predikheren Mechelen

    The Predikheren Mechelen. Transformation of a Monastery Ruin into a City Library.Het Predikheren…

  • Churches of Ghent

    2014

    Churches of Ghent

    Karin Borghouts has photographed 46 churches in Ghent (B); a commissioned assignment of STAM,…

  • Mechelen, in the footsteps of Margareta

    2018

    Mechelen, in the footsteps of Margareta

    The City of Mechelen Belgium commissioned Karin Borghouts to photograph over 40 historical buildings…

  • Boekentoren

    2012-2015

    Boekentoren

    De Boekentoren (Book Tower) in Ghent Belgium is an architectural masterpiece (1936-1942) by the…