Luc Dewaele, dagboek

Over fotografie en leven.

Tag: wakker worden in Brussel

Art for beginners and haters (1).

Art has many appearances and parasites.

Real diary (659)

‘The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.’ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

P.s. According to you, what’s the story of this picture?

Real diary (658)

 Every photograph is a battle of form versus content. The good ones are on the border of failure.

Winogrand

Real diary (657)

BXL. Trains and art. (And thinking of false artists A. Conrad, G. Goiris, M. Vanvolsem and their poor ambassadors, whose names I’ll remember soon)

 

My Austrian postcard collection.

My Austrian postcard collection is dedicated to Belgian Art Networking Stations.

I believe in humanity and books.

Medical Assistance For Bajawa, Indonesia

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Sunday musing

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”  Upton Sinclair

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ABBA – Annual Book Burning Award.

(An obscure author – I had more trouble stripping the book, than ‘penetrating’ the person*)

(Sorry for my neighbors – it took longer than I thought)

(* He hates photography)

Essentials of art education.

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(About covering walls and hiding double standards of half-tranparency)

 

No more heroes.

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Carefully made in Belgium (3)

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‘When I lie, I am closer to the truth than documentary photography.’

Tono Stano

 

 

Carefully made in Belgium (2)

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The virtue of the camera is not the power it has to transform the photographer into an artist, but the impulse it gives him to keep on looking.

 Brooks Atkinson – 1951

 

Carefully made in Belgium (1)

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There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.

Robert Frank

Today’s Route

Message to showy & chubby art teachers.

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 I don’t have a philosophy. I have a camera.

(Saul Leiter)

P.s. Feeling free in addition.

Bewitching photography …..

From a local art magazine :

‘….the exhibition could – in other words – be analyzed as a compact and certainly not exhaustive demonstration of different photographic strategies to bewitch the world through the photographic device…..’

It inspired me to make these images. (And someone asked me to stop blinding the driver….)

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P.s. Source on request.

Lesson in simple photography : challenge reality to make square compositions. (7)

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Lesson in simple photography : challenge reality to make square compositions. (6)

Lesson in simple photography : challenge reality to make square compositions. (5)

Lesson in simple photography : challenge reality to make square compositions. (4)

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Lesson in simple photography : challenge reality to make square compositions. (3)

Lesson in simple photography : challenge reality to make square compositions. (2)

Fallacy in a fragile world.

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Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be. ~Duane Michals

Lesson in simple photography : challenge reality to make square compositions. (prelude)

Arty essentials (7)

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