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Tribute to Brussels

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To mark the creation 25 years ago of Brussels as a region, The Word Magazine dedicates its latest edition to the people, places and projects defining the capital city today. Chief editor Nicholas Lewis invited us and 24 Belgian brands, creative studios and art … Continue

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Gautier Houba

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Brussels based photographer Gautier Houba bought his first camera in December 2009. 5 years later. A lot of his pictures illustrate articles on this site but also on various Brussels based (print or digital) publications. Time for a proper introduction…. Continue

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Painters against AIDS

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If you walk in the Marolles neighbourhood of Brussels, make sure to stop by rue Haute 290 (one of Saint Pierre hospital’s entrances) as painters Denis Meyers and Arnaud Kool recently completed a 20-meter high mural to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS. The artists … Continue

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Havana Boxing Dreams

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Dreams are pretty much all you can have in Cuba and boxing allows Cuba’s youth to do just that. Cuba’s rich olympic legacy is a strong source of inspiration for young fighters all around the country. Ambitions of a successful … Continue

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Oli-B x Rose Studio

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It’s been three years that I have the chance to work closely with painter Oli-B and I love how each project turns into an adventure full of surprises… A couple of weeks ago, interior designer Robert Bockowski from RoseStudio invited us for … Continue

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David’s stories

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People who cross my path always tell me interesting stories. I love to capture those moments and illustrate them with a picture or two. Here are some of the people I had the chance to meet in the last months… … Continue

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In the Farm Prod studio

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A couple of days ago I met painter Guillaume Desmarets aka Guifari from the Farm Prod collective at the Brussels Art Factory. Since 2003, Farm Prod has produced countless creative works and taken part in events, shows and international projects … Continue

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Sandrine Astier

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“I’m interested in the painting of portraits because faces are not processed by the brain as mere objects but spontaneously interact with the viewer. Everyday, we automatically perceive a multitude of faces. Each of them gives us both a sense … Continue

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The Head Hunters

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Head Hunter is an institution here in Brooklyn. It is one of the oldest and most respected barbershop in Bed-Stuy. I heard about it because it is a well known fact in the neighborhood that Notorious B.I.G. used to hang … Continue