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Carl De Keyzer
Belgian, b. 1958 (Member)
Featured Essays
Jan 30, 2019
Built in the 1950s in what was at the time the Belgian Congo ( today's Democratic Republic of Congo - DRC ), the imposing Belgian Embassy in Kinshasa has now been moved from the thick of the city to a gleaming new home, on a 1.3-hectare site in a prestigious neighborhood of the Congolese capital. It is the largest diplomatic mission in the country.
As Magnum photographer Carl de Keyzer documented the... More...
Featured Essays
Jan 23, 2019
NATO Headquarters is where representatives from all the member states come together to make decisions on a consensus basis. It also offers a venue for dialogue and cooperation between partner countries and NATO member countries, enabling them to work together in their efforts to bring about peace and stability.
Roughly 4,000 people work at NATO Headquarters on a full-time basis. Of these, some are... More...
Featured Essays
Jun 12, 2018
The unprecedented summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and U.S. President Donald Trump will finally take place on 12th June in Singapore. As one of the world’s last communist states, North Korea is also rated as one of the most restrictive. Carl De Keyzer is one of the very few photographers who has had almost-unlimited access to North Korea, allowing him to shoot exclusive images in very... More...
Featured Essays
Jan 3, 2018
When it comes to foreign visitors or artists, North Korea must be the most restrictive country in the world. Nevertheless, Carl De Keyzer managed to cross the entire country in 42 days, divided into three journeys. In his latest book, Magnum photographer Carl De Keyzer points his lens at North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the last communist state in the world from an... More...
Featured Essays
May 9, 2017
In Moments Before the Flood, Carl De Keyzer portrayed a Europe on the cusp of drowning, flooded due to climate change. In Higher Ground, the flood has already passed. His images show people that have fled to the high mountains, depicting a fictional world of tomorrow. A large portion of the work is irony, but it bears an uncomfortably close semblance to scientific predictions of the future.

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