Jan Baetens and Tamara Berghmans talk about
THE PHOTO NOVEL
FOMU has a large book collection with photo books, magazines, but also (artistic) photo novels. It is about the latter that Jan Baetens (KU Leuven) and Tamara Berghmans (FOMU) will discuss. What is a photo novel? And what is the difference between the popular photo novels as we know them from magazines, and an artistic photo novel, such as those by Ed van der Elsken or Marie-Françoise Plissart?
Susan meiselas: video and interview
On the occasion of the exhibition Mediations, Susan Meiselas talks to Jeu de Paume about her life and work.
Meggy Rustamova, Nick Geboers and Maryan Sayd awarded FOMU Grants
The FOMU Grant creates a fertile ground for photographers based in Flanders to further their artistic careers. It consists of a commission for new work, a presentation in the museum, and the purchase of the work for the collection.
Video: Sandrine Colard about Recaptioning Congo
In this video, curator Sandrine Colard takes Marie-France Vodikulwakidi (VICE) on a tour in the Recaptioning Congo exhibition at FOMU.
On How Vincen Beeckman Became Part of My Life
"Talking about who Vincen is, and especially what his work is, without talking about the connections created by his work is pointless". Curator Rein Deslé writes about Vincen Beeckman.
Recaptioning Congo is one of the Best Art Books from 2022 according to The New York Times
Recaptioning Congo - the book that accompanies the exhibition of the same name at FOMU - has been hailed in The New York Times as one of the best art books of 2022.
Alice Pallot & Ugo Woatzi on show in Camera Italy
.tiff photographers Alice Pallot (2022) and Ugo Woatzi (2021) are selected for the exhibition 'On The Verge: Seven Young European Photographers' in CAMERA Turin.
FOMU lends works Man Ray to MoMu
From 22 April through 13 August 2023, MoMu will be highlighting the oeuvre of Man Ray from the perspective of fashion. The exhibition Man Ray and Fashion features some of Man Ray's works that FOMU has in its collection.
The Gevaert Paper Project, unlocking a historical collection
FOMU is making the historical Agfa-Gevaert collection available in the Gevaert Paper Project.
Video Grace Ndiritu Reimagines the FOMU Collection
Ndiritu’s art practice explores our rapidly changing world. She sees shamanism as a means to reactivate ‘the dying art museum’: "I believe that museums are important platforms."