Frank Van Imschoot
Frank van Imschoot (born 19 August 1976 in Ghent) is a Belgian Photographer.
He started his career as a data scientist but at the age of 27 he decided photography was his real passion.
Since then he worked his way up as a photographer doing multiple exhibitions in Europe. From the Bozar in Belgium to Le Louvre in Paris.
One of his most iconic photos Let's Dance (Riga, 2005) was selected for a special Black&White photography exhibition at Le Louvre.
Van Imschoot's work explores the relationship between the body and urban spaces.
A lot of his work can be considered as faux surrealism or some others would call it Magic Realism; bringing a fresh presentation of the everyday life, using unusual points of views or common objects presented in an uncanny way often including a bit of humour or irony.
Influenced by William Klein and Daido Moriyama. The high contrast Black and White photography will lose detail but will massively gain in character; grey gets dissolved into white or black and people often become silhouettes in their own environment.
What starts out as normal soon becomes debased into an artistic manifesto of contrast between day and night.
The viewer is left with a statement of the light and the darkness of our culture.
Ever since he was a student he has been fascinated by the traditional understanding of the zeitgeist; capturing the inexorable truth within the divergence of the moment.
- 2016-MAY: Interview It's Liquid
- 2016-MAR: Press Release RIAF 2016
- 2015-JUL: The Exposure Award, Black & White Collection (page 63)
- 2013-DEC: Winterpride UK 2014 Magazine
14 DEC-24 Mar 2016: Standby, Brussels (Belgium)
11-22 SEP 2013: Ciao Chow – Soho/London – Doggy Style Collection (UK)
15-27 JUL 2016: Untitled BCN, Barcelona (Spain)
12-22 NOV 2015: Liquid Rooms – The body Language, Venice (Italy)
10-16 SEP 2015: Factory-Art @ PROJECT BERLIN, Berlin (Germany)
13 JUL 2015: SeeMe Exhibitions @ Musée du Louvre, Paris (France)
4-17 FEB 2014: “Photography NOW” at The Annexe, Shoreditch/London (UK)
23-25 NOV 2018: ART3f Bruxelles, Brussels (Belgium)
02-05 FEB 2018: Talented Art Fair, London (UK)
05-08 OCT 2017: Accessible Art Fair Brussels at Bozar (Belgium)
01-05 MAR 2017: Art Up Lille 2017, Lille (France)
09-10 SEP 2016: RIAF 2016, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
14-18 APR 2016: Kölner Liste, Cologne (Germany)
17-20 SEP 2015: Berliner Liste Art Fair, Berlin (Germany)
10-13 OCT 2013: Accessible Art Fair Brussels, Brussels (Belgium)
- "Interview: Frank Van Imshoot". ITSLIQUID GROUP - Official website. 2016-05-17. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
- "Liquid Rooms - The body language".
- "Accessible Art Fair 2017, Press Kit" (PDF).
- "Werkkunstgalerie: participated Artists at Art Up Lille 2017".
- "RIAF 2016 Official Catalogue".
- "Berliner Liste 2015 exhibitors".
- "Accessible Art Fair", Wikipedia, 2018-11-19, retrieved 2018-11-19
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