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Margins of Excess
The new book 'Margins of Excess' is now available:

Self-published by Max Pinckers
Softcover, 192 x 246 mm, 352 pages
Edition of 1500, ISBN 9789082465549
Design by Rudy Latoir and Max Pinckers

Read an introduction to 'Margins of Excess' by Hans Theys here:
Margins of Excess: A new photographic essay by Max Pinckers

“It is difficult / to get the news from poems / yet men die miserably
every day / for lack / of what is found there.”

Gallery Sofie Van de Velde (Nieuw Zuid)
Group exhibition with Max Pinckers, Johan Grimonprez, Emmanuel Van der Auwera, Boris Mikhailov,
Matthias Bruggmann, David Birkin and Alfredo Jaar.
Curated by Joachim Naudts
Runs until 18 March 2018
Leon Stynenstraat 21, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
www.sofievandevelde.be

Photo Friction
Cultuurcentrum Mechelen
Group exhibition with Koen Broos, Filip Dujardin, Tine Guns, Pieter Huybrechts, Charlotte Lybeer, Ives Maes, Michèle Matyn,
Jo Op de Beeck, Max Pinckers, Veronika Pot, Nicolas Provost, Bruno V.Roels, Arno Roncada and Lieven Segers.
Opening: 26 January
Runs until 15 April 2018
Minderbroedersgang 5, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium
www.cultuurcentrummechelen.be

'Hopen op de goden' on Canvas: extended version
Part of the production in the US was documented by Canvas for the Belgian television program 'Hopen op de goden':

Symposium: The Individual, The Political and The Photobook.
On Thursday, February 1st, 2018, FOMU hosts ‘The Individual, The Political and The Photobook’, a day filled with inspiring talks and discussions about the role of the contemporary photobook in the so-called documentary genre. This international symposium is organised by Stefan Vanthuyne within the framework of the Belgian Platform for Photobooks, a research project at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, with the support of the research groups Thinking Tools and ArchiVolt.
1 February 2018, 10h – 17h
FOMU, Waalsekaai, 47, 2000 Antwerp
Reserve your seat on the FOMU-website.

Lotus at Ecce Homo – Geukens De Vil
Ecce Homo is an exhibition project by Antwerp based gallery Geukens & De Vil in collaboration with Marion de Cannière and art critic Eric Rinckhout
62 Belgium based artists, 9 venues in the historic center of Antwerp, 1 walk.
Runs until 25 February 2018
Geukens & De Vil, Leopoldplaats 12, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
www.eccehomoantwerpen.com / http://www.geukensdevil.com


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