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 are …

Halfway Home by Kurt Deruyter

Halfway Home is a photobook about the so-called “transit” or “arrival neighbourhoods” for migrants in Brussels, more specifically about the neighbourhoods around the canal (Kuregem and lower Molenbeek). The canal zone was the industrial heart of the Belgian capital until, in the course of the last century, its factories and …

Barespagnol by Pablo Casino!

Valencia based photographer Pablo Casino went in 2013 to Brussels to document the local community of retired migrants from Spain.  In 2016 he self-published this work in the form of a small but solid photobook and judging by its title, he does not let us doubt about where the community’s …