Johan Verminnen

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Ghent, Belgium, may 26, 2011, portrait of Johan Verminnen, singer Reporters  © Jimmy Kets

Grote Jan

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2009/03/27 Belgium, Doel Belgian Actor Jan Decleir Paints in a house in Doel. Action against the demolution of the village Reporters©Wim Beddegenoodts Antwerp, Belgium, November 12, 2009 Set of the new movie by Hilde Van Mieghem : ” Oh No , It’s a Woman ” . Pic: actor Jan Decleir REPORTERS ©Jan Van de Vel […]

Shot in Flanders

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Flanders, Belgium, 2010, Shot in Flanders shows how the symbolism of mythical America has taken root in Flanders, Belgium. For this new series, Jimmy Kets photographed car washes, Cadillacs with gleaming chrome, and battered replicas of the Statue of Liberty found along the roadsides. Images that point the way to an American dream that has […]

Raggamuffin Girl

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Leuven, Belgium, december 1, 2010, portrait of Selah Sue, Picture was originally made for Pictures For Life! an initiative of the photomuseum of Antwerp to support the Belgian charity campaign ‘Music for Life’.  1Ã  Pictures of Belgian artists were sold on ebay and were part af an exhibition in the Antwerp photomuseum from 17 december […]

ONTMASKERING VAN VALSE SCHIJN

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De Brakke Grond presenteert Brightside en Shot in Flanders, twee fotoseries van Jimmy Kets (1979). Deze jonge Antwerpse fotograaf richt zijn lens op de kunstmatige omgevingen waarmee wij ons omringen. De decors van erotiekbeurzen, pretparken en dierentuinen fotografeert Kets met scherp flitslicht; zo ontmaskert hij hun vaalheid en valse glans. Mensen zijn slechts figuranten, verwikkeld in een […]

Belgium Record Party

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Ghent, Belgium, february 17, 2011, Belgium Record Party, people in Ghent celebrate the 250th day of the negotiation to form Belgian government, making it the world’s longest government formation ever. All over the country, events are organised to mark this so-called ‘Frites revolution’ (Frietrevolutie – Revolution des Frites), Sint-Jacobs Reporters © Jimmy Kets

Quickonomie

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Brussels, Belgium, april 15, 2010, portrait of Vincent Van Quickenborne, Reporters © Jimmy Kets

Hans Rieder

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Ghent, Belgium, January 12, 2011, Portrait of Hans Rieder, lawyer Reporters© Jimmy Kets

Elio door Jimmy

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Brussels, Belgium, January 6, 2011, press conference of Elio Di Rupo, the President of the PS at the PS party headquarters after Royal Conciliator Johan Vande Lanotte went to the King and asked to be relieved from his appointment as Royal Conciliator Reporters © Jimmy Kets

Pictures For life

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Antwerp, Belgium, december 1, 2010, portrait of Daan, Picture was originally made for Pictures For Life! an initiative of the photomuseum of Antwerp to support the Belgian charity campaign ‘Music for Life’. The Pictures of Belgian artists were sold on ebay and were part af an exhibition in the Antwerp photomuseum from 17 december till […]