July 22, 2019|
Belgicum by Stephan Vanfleteren
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•International bestseller, one of Belgium's most important photographers, Stephan Vanfleteren

"Belgicum is brilliant. It's an epitaph for a country that disappeared before Vanfleteren's eyes, like a sand castle in the breaking waves." - Eric Min in De Morgen

Belgicum is a photo project about Belgium. It is not an objective representation of a country but rather a subjective photographical document in black and white. It's a journey of exploration into a small country in the heart of Europe, at the turn of the centuries.

More than fifteen years Vanfleteren has wandered through and hunted in the 'Belgicum' territories, guided by emotion and by the love for his homeland. He made a journey through a scarred land, in search of the irretrievable identity of a country with the melancholic soul of an old nation.

Over the past ten years, over 11,000 copies were sold of this international bestseller. Belgicum grew out to be a reference work in the Belgian history of photography. On the occasion of the tenth birthday of this cult book, it was reprinted.

With text by David Van Reybrouck.

Text in English, French and Dutch.
Stephan Vanfleteren studied photography at Sint-Lukas Brussels (1988-1992). He worked as a freelance photographer for the newspaper De Morgen from 1993 to 2009, but continued to be involved in his own projects. He specialises in black-and-white portraits and extensive reports at home and abroad. He is currently mainly working for forei...
Product dimensions:204 pages, 11.85 X 11.89 X 1.18 in
Shipping dimensions:204 pages, 11.85 X 11.89 X 1.18 in
Published:July 22, 2019
Publisher:cannibal Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9789492081834

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