Chambres mortes
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Chambres mortes

2015-2018

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.

  • Large household waste

    2001

    Large household waste

    One of the starting series of Karin borghouts. Large household waste waiting to be collected formed…

  • L'esprit de l'espace

    2008-2017

    L'esprit de l'espace

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

  • The Show

    2001-2009

    The Show

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

  • Reliquiae

    2009-2017

    Reliquiae

    “I got inspired by study items from scientific museums and photographed them in a special way.…