Belgian photographer based in Tokyo. I’m using photography as a means for an aesthetic reflection on urbanization since 2003.
In my latest exhibition Tokyo Trains showecased at MinnaNo Gallery I reflected on our commute in Tokyo. The train commute has become a routine. We spend the time reading emails or manga, playing games or for most of us sleeping. And yet we’ve forgotten about our joy as kids to just watch the city passing by. This series uses photography’s unique ability to capture with slow shutter speeds the city showing beautiful abstract shots. An ordinary train ride seamlessly transforms into a imaginary museum of abstract photos but with no-one watching.
I was born in 1976 in Kortrijk (Belgium). I lived in Beijing (2007 – 2012) and in Alicante, Spain (2012-2014). In September 2014 I moved to Tokyo, where I am developing new projects.