21C/19C – On the archives

A huge part of my work is to find images and to convince archive leaderships to let me use them. In principle, the images of the anthropometric era are in the public domain, as their photographers died more than 70 years ago. Still, many archives do not easily let go of the collections. Here’s a few of my experiences.

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21C/19c Procedures for anthropometric image reversal

The exhibition in Costant’s window will stay until 23 october. Visitable day and night, from the streetside. Here some images made by the members of Constant. read more…

21C/19c Procedures for anthropometric image reversal – recipe

This can be perceived as a recipe for ‘how to treat the images’, in this case with the aim of perceiving the persons depicted in a more sensitive way.
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Constant_V for Vitrine _ 21C/19C _ recategorizing images

I am arranging Constant’s window for the next period: 15.09 – 23.10.2016.
It will have 16mm filmstrips and magnifying glasses. On the filmstrips 19th century anthropometric photographs. read more…


I will show the first experiments of my filmwork on the anthropometric photography at Constant’s vitrine. The exhibition opens with a performance. Please feel invited!

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