Carl De Keyzer

“I want to question the images that are in our memory. There is always a double level in my work; what you see is true and at the same time not true.”

“In my work theres always been a duality between sticking to reality and trying to stage things.”

“The image of how power shows itself to the public is important… CNN was an inspiration to do the project in color because power confirms itself through television… I thought it would be interesting to copy the same language. large color pictures are framed in heavy wooden frames with golden plates and hung slightly higher than normal. So viewers get a sore neck watching these events, this is also the case when looking at paintings of saints in cathedrals.”

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