“Nearly every day, I pass through the Marolles/Marollen neighbourhood, a popular and historical part of Brussels. I am always struck and drawn by the soul which emanates from the cobblestones of its lanes, the bricks of its old façades, and from the people who live there. Despite the gentrification that the neighbourhood is undergoing, it’s as if this little world still has old stories to tell us.”

About Mathieu Van Assche

Mathieu Van Assche (born in Belgium in 1980) is a graphic designer by profession and an illustrator, engraver, and photographer in his spare time; he derives his inspiration from the buzz in busy parts of his city, Brussels.
Info: www.mathieuvanassche.com


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

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