“I normally never photograph Brussels. Because of the light. I like it when the light blinds me and transfigures what I see, so I mainly work in the Mediterranean, in black and white. My studio is in Anderlecht, so to photograph Brussels, I made small, minimal trips around the studio. The four images in this series were an excuse to discover an area of the city that I don’t know well, an area of around 5 square kilometres. For the occasion, I also tried color photography.”

About Massao Mascaro

The work of Massao Mascaro (Lille, 1990) offers a delicate balance between autobiography, topography, and politics. His series Jardin (Bozar Monography Award 2016) will be published as a book later this year. His new body of work, What a Big River, will be exhibited at Fondation A Stichting in 2020.
Info: www.massaomascaro.com & Instagram: @massaomascaro


In the Framed series, a different Brussels-based photographer captures the city in four photographs every month.

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