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Paris Impasse


Paris has about 600 cul de sacs, cités, villas and squares: streets that end in a dead end. Cul-de-sacs. Within the Périphérique, Paris is the most densely populated city in Europe, with more than 20,000 inhabitants per square kilometre. The photographs offer a glimpse of a part of Paris that usually goes unnoticed. The photographs were taken between 2011 and 2021. Most of them during an artist-in-residence period in autumn 2015, thanks to the Flemish government.

June 4 - September 18, 2022
Musée Photo Charleroi, Belgium

The photography book PARIS IMPASSE by Karin Borghouts and graphic designer Jean-Michel Meyers has been shortlisted for the LUMA Rencontres Dummy Award 2019 in ARLES, France.

The photography book Paris Impasse is published in November 2020.
26 x 19 x 3 cm
304 pages, 225 photographs
Concept & photography: Karin Borghouts
Graphic design: Jean-Michel Meyers
Text FR, NL, ENG: Eric Min
Snoeck Publishers
ISBN 978-9-4616-1648-7

WATCH THE VIDEO made for the Night of the Year 2020 Les rencontres de la photographie Arles.

Lees hier het artikel over Paris Impasse in HART door Koen Van Synghel

The exhibition is available for museums and cultural institutions.
Archival pigment prints in two dimensions for sale
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  • Series 'A painter's house' © Karin Borghouts, 2017


    A Painter's House

    After his death, the house of the painter Marten Melsen (1870-1947) was inhabited by his unmarried daughters and son. The…

  • The house, archival pigment print 65 x 52 cm ©KBorghouts


    The House - Het huis

    A fire destroys the family home of photographer Karin Borghouts. The event causes a shock and a wake of all…

  • Vincent was here, Church Auvers sur Oise, 65 x 50 cm © Karin Borghouts, 2017


    Vincent was here

    After photographing the Van Gogh reproduction in her parents' burnt-out house, Karin Borghouts became aware of her youthful memories of…

  • The Final Journey ©Karin Borghouts, 2020, 10 x 10 cm


    De laatste reis / The Final Journey

    The home, the place where we can safely retreat. It is also the place where our identity becomes visible. Interiors…