Dirk Braeckman at Venice Biënnale – Metropolis M (EN)

Slow to develop

It is a ‘wet dream’, a ‘victory for Belgian photography’ and above all, ‘a new beginning’: the expectations of Dirk Braeckman, the artist chosen for the Belgian Pavilion, are high. His initial impulse to pull out all stops with tons of work (‘it is circus, after all’) has now been put aside. ‘My work is quiet. I will remain true to myself.’

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