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.

  • The Show

    2001-2009

    The Show

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

  • Large household waste

    2001

    Large household waste

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

  • The house - Het huis

    2012

    The house - Het huis

    A fire destroyes the childhood home of photographer Karin Borghouts. The event causes a shock and a…

  • 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…