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Gilbert Fastenaekens


Brussels Regional Parliament / Brussels / 1997

The works of Gilbert Fastenaekens, taken from his Site series, present a group of photographs of a protean city, the amazing sum total of architecture and building sites, dismal outskirts, and historic buildings, wasteland and sky, alluring perspectives and a disintegrating urban fabric, resigned nature, and unexpected beauty. Urbanity is perceived as a terrific movement of energy that perpetually generates the city, at the same time as transforming it.

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