A Small Voice: Conversations With Photographers

045 - Bieke Depoorter

Episode Summary

Magnum member Bieke Depoorter is a 30 year old Belgian photographer. Bieke has a masters degree in photography from the Royal academy of fine art in Ghent and in 2009 won the Magnum expression award for her work in Russia, a project which later became her first book entitled Ou Menya in which she established a unique working practice whereby she stays each night with a different stranger or stranger she has met and photographs them in their home. She then repeated the process in the USA, which became the book I Am About To Call It A Day and has since done the same thing in Egypt, which will be made into a book later this year. She became a magnum nominee in 2012 and was made a full member last year, in 2016.

Episode Notes

Magnum member Bieke Depoorter is a 30 year old Belgian photographer. Bieke has a masters degree in photography from the Royal academy of fine art in Ghent and in 2009 won the Magnum expression award for her work in Russia, a project which later became her first book entitled Ou Menya in which she established a unique working practice whereby she stays each night with a different stranger or stranger she has met and photographs them in their home. She then repeated the process in the USA, which became the book I Am About To Call It A Day and has since done the same thing in Egypt, which will be made into a book later this year. She became a magnum nominee in 2012 and was made a full member last year, in 2016.