Everyone should head south (in Belgium) this summer for the splendid exhibit at the Museum of Photography in Charleroi on a special genre of photobooks, the so-called “country portraits.”
Curated by Tamara Berghmans and still on display till Oct. 6th, the FOMU (Antwerp Photography Museum) exhibit on the Belgian photobook is an absolute must see. As a specific photographic host medium, the photobook is definitely not new.
SYMPOSIUM : TRANSFORMING RELATIONS: DANCE AND DIFFERENCE
Friday 26 April. 14:00 – 18:00. Free (without reservation).
From February 28th until the 14th of March, the exhibition “Beyond”, produced by 7 students of the MA in Cultural Studies featured at the Agora Learning Centre in Leuven.
Today we witness a sharp rise in autobiographical series, probably with Girls as the most popular example. Writer Lena Dunham, who plays the main character Hannah Horvath, has often been confused with her creation. Actor, stand-up comedian and screenwriter Louis C.K. also wrote several series – Lucky Louie (2006) and Louie (2010) – around a character that resembled him very strongly. In the Australian series Please Like Me, screenwriter Josh Thomas plays the main character Josh.