Chambres mortes
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Chambres mortes

2015-2019

A look into interiors of the past, which have been substantially restored or even reconstructed. These interiors are trying to bring alive the life stories of important or less important persons and periods of the past. How does the interior represent the personality and the work of these artists and writers? How was the light, the colors or the atmosphere in the past? We only knew about written descriptions, paintings and drawings and black and white photographs. These series give us an idea of how it would be in reality, without the disturbing contemporary surroundings. Work in progress.

  • The Show

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    The Show

    A picture of an exhibition room with empty showcases. The exhibited objects are gone and this gives…

  • Interludium

    2009-2019

    Interludium

    Interludium (Interlude) is a visual research into exhibition spaces and museums. Can we see the…

  • L'esprit de l'espace

    2008-2019

    L'esprit de l'espace

    Karin Borghouts is fascinated by places. Her keen, analytical eye allows her to touch the…

  • Construction sites in Antwerp

    2012-2014

    Construction sites in Antwerp

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