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Carmen De Vos

Born in 1967 - Belgium

BIOGRAPHY

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Carmen De Vos (° 1967) is an independent experimental photographer with a penchant for imperfections. She began to photograph several years ago and especially with the Polaroid. "Almost without exception, I use old Polaroid cameras, long-term expired films and self-made filters. My tools and methods - such as film bleaching and deliberate film obstruction - are not are not even oriented towards a perfect representation, and they often give results-such as coloring, deformation, shadow-that I could never have predicted with certainty because their imperfections do not make it possible to calculate.

She always records, portrays and reflects strange stories. She is now working on a new photo novel and a portrait of Flemish women. "Polaroid adds a physical story to the image by itself, and the limited technical capabilities of my equipment restrict me to find my way within these limits and inconsistencies frustrate me as much as it challenges me."

Her work focuses on portraits and an approach to eroticism that is often provocative and blasphemous.

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EXHIBITIONS

Carmen De Vos a travaillé pour les journaux belges De Morgen et De Standaard. En 2007, elle fonde la revue Polaroid 'TicKL , un magazine porno d'art' contenant 'malice maison'.
Aux Pays-Bas, elle est connue pour son roman photographique hebdomadaire 'Brigitte, ergens tussen nu fr nergens', qui a été publié dans le supplément culturel du quotidien NRC Handelsblad.
Son travail a été présenté lors d'expositions de groupe à Paris et Berlin, Stedelijk Museum à Zwolle et de Zutphen et un solo de big show dans la chapelle de l'Awesomeness à Bruges, en Belgique.

Independent Photographer Carmen De Vos worked for Belgian newspapers De Morgen and De Standaard. In 2007, she founded the magazine Polaroid 'TicKL', a 'porn magazine of art'.
In the Netherlands, she is known for her weekly photographic novel 'Brigitte, ergens tussen nu fr nergens', which was published in the cultural supplement of the NRC Handelsblad.
His work has been presented at group exhibitions in Paris and Berlin, Stedelijk Museum in Zwolle and Zutphen and a solo show in the chapel of the Awesomeness in Bruges, Belgium.

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