Opening Thursday 25 January 2018 – 7 p.m.
Tique Art Space, Korte Vlierstraat 5, 2000 Antwerp (B)
Sights of Light is a duo exhibition by Belgian photographers Liesbet Grupping and Nick Geboers.
To capture the world of light; this seems indeed an appropriate way to define photography. But, what does ‘capture’ mean in this instance? Is photography an optical instrument to reduce the vast world into a miniature image that we can carry around as if it were a highly prized possession? Or is it on the contrary a medium that turns the tables on us, that presents us with a vision of a world that radically excludes us? Is photography a tool to harvest the world, and thereby to own it, or is it an instrument of dispossession, a way for us to jolt ourselves out of our anthropocentric beliefs? These are (only some of) the questions that are addressed by the works in this show… (by Steven Humblet)
Sights of Light, Tique Art Space, Antwerp 25.01.2018 – 24.02.2018