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Bieke Depoorter
Featured Essays
Jan 9, 2019
Bieke Depoorter invariably questions her own position as a photographer and outsider. The night and the moments when no one seems to be watching remain her field of interest, but collaboration and dialogue are now paramount.
On 2017, she met Agata in a striptease bar in Paris. It’s the beginning of a complex relationship where both the photographer and the subject become contributors to the narrative,... More...
May 21, 2018
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Join two Magnum photographers for an evening of discussion in New York

Aperture Foundation, in collaboration with Magnum Photos, is pleased to present a night of conversation between Susan Meiselas and Bieke Depoorter. Join us for a night filled with insight and discussion between two of Magnum’s women photographers.

Meiselas and Depoorter, who both joined the agency in their... More...
Mar 1, 2018
Develop your photographic practice with one of two visiting Magnum photographers

For the first time in over five years, Magnum Photos is proud to announce an exclusive workshop in Australia. Offered in partnership with the Australian Centre of Photography in Sydney, Magnum photographers Olivia Arthur and Bieke Depoorter will guide a group of participants through a 5-day programme focused on developing... More...
Featured Essays
Jan 3, 2018
In Bosnia, Bieke Depoorter accompanied former Balkan War refugee and full time women’s rights activist Jadranka Milicevic as she travelled from village to village. Jadranka visits women she empowers through her foundation and the workshops she runs regularly.
This story is one of four chapters Magnum photographers produced on human rights, commissioned by the European Parliament for the 30 year anniversary... More...
Featured Essays
Jul 19, 2017
As it may be / Mumkin by Bieke Depoorter has received the "Prix Levallois" award for the edition 2017.
"Since the beginning of the revolution in 2011, during several key moments in the uprising, I travelled to Egypt regularly. Trying to find trust in times of turmoil and suspicion, where private life is often shielded. I asked people I met by chance if I could spend the night at their homes. This way... More...