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Churches in STAM Ghent

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  • Solo exhibition in the abbey church of STAM. Karin Borghouts photographed 46 churches in Ghent (BE). Commissioned assignment by STAM, citymuseum Ghent, BE. “Stad van morgen, 46 parochiekerken om over na te denken”. March 19 - October 12, 2014
    Churches are very iconic. They give structure to a city and dominates the skyline. Church attendance is declining dramatically, and the churches are therefore often empty. The question arises whether there is potential in giving these buildings another function. Ghent 46 parish churches, one more famous than the other, which have been depicted by photographer Karin Borghouts. In the abbey church of STAM the photos offer an opportunity to think about the future of church buildings. Examples of redevelopment and plans serve as source of inspiration for this exercise. Catalogue available.

  • Living, Brussels

    2006

    Living, Brussels

    A commission from Initia - bureau for artistic and cultural initiatives in collaboration with Jan…

  • Nucleus - Noorderlicht Photo Festival NL 2017

    2014

    Nucleus - Noorderlicht Photo Festival NL 2017

    The 24th edition of the Noorderlicht 2017 International Photography Festival is about science and…

  • Galerie Van de Weghe, Antwerp BE

    2014

    Galerie Van de Weghe, Antwerp BE

    Solo exhibition Karin Borghouts ‘A Principle of Symmetry’ at Galerie Van de Weghe,…

  • Bindingen

    2013

    Bindingen

    Portraits and stories of foreign people living in Antwerp BE. ‘Bindingen’ is a project of some…