Chroniques immigrées by Christian Carez and Michel Vanden Eeckhoudt

The Belgians are preparing for local elections. The main theme is not a surpising one. Like in many other countries, nationalists are dominating the debates. They are asking for a political mandate for a tougher policy on foreigners and on the multicultural realities in the country’s larger cities. They see …

Empire by Marie Sordat

“This has nothing to do with beauty, beauty is of no importance. This has to do with magic.” The opening words of Marie Sordat’s book Empire (2015) sound like a warning and they are a little bit unsettling too. They leave us in uncertainty about what is going to happen. …

A Criminal Investigation by Yukichi Watabe

Some photobooks are – when you look at how they are conceived and realised- coming close to a kind of perfection. They are simultaneously defining the genre at a given point of time and lifting it to the next level. And many aficionado’s will agree that A Criminal Investigation is a …