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The Show

2001-2009

A picture of an exhibition room with empty showcases. The exhibited objects are gone and this gives the picture a dramatic touch. What remains is the museum’s empty exhibition infrastructure. We observe the absence of what used to be shown. What ought to be shown? What can photographs say about life, environment, time? Is a photo just a rendition? The interiors and artificial scenes are enchanting and disenchanting at the same time, both fiction and reality. Their content surpasses the readily observable. Karin Borghouts’ sharply analytical eye gives her a keen sensitivity to environments, interiors and buildings. Doors, windows, corridors and stairs acquire an almost archetypal meaning within them. Large format analogue camera.

  • 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…

  • Interludium

    2009-2016

    Interludium

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

  • Reliquiae

    2009-2017

    Reliquiae

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

  • Large household waste

    2001

    Large household waste

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