Brussels, Belgium. December 8th, 2018. Around 1000 yellow vest demonstrators converged on central Brussels to protest against government policy and tax increases. The police were present in very large numbers to avoid any spillover. The European Quarter was particularly well protected. Clashes between police and demonstrators took place at the crossroads between Boulevard du Régent… Continue reading
Tilff, Belgium. October 25, 2018. Citizen rally in Tilff Square to protest against the expulsion of Mrs Sarah Kaba. The family arrived in Belgium in July 2014 and shows exemplary integration. Mrs. Kaba fled Ivory Coast to save her daughter Aïchatou from FGC.
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Vottem, Belgium. October 13th, 2018. Demonstration in front of the Vottem Closed Center to protest against the Belgian government’s migration policy. On 9 October, a young Eritrean man committed suicide in this center after being isolated from the rest of the Eritrean community in the center.
Liège, Belgium. October 12, 2018. Citizen action to display two banners representing photos of homeless people from Liège on the Liège town hall located on Place du Marché. The action was also an opportunity for a small group of homeless people to raise awareness among passers-by about the problem of poverty. This symbolic action is… Continue reading
Liège, Belgium. Wednesday September 26th, 2018. A group of citizens decided to carry out a “shock” action to contest the lack of actions of the politics concerning homeless people, just before the elections. They stuck hundreds of homeless photos from Liège over the election posters in the Place des déportés.
Liège, Belgium. September 21th, 2018. Inauguration of the International Chair “Violence against women and girls in conflict” in the presence of Dr. Denis Mukwege. The event was organized by the University of Liège. A morning of meetings with different interlocutors was proposed to the public. In the wake of these presentations, a screening of the… Continue reading
On September 5th, 2018. I had the pleasure to do a portrait session in Charleroi for Belgian newspaper L’Echo in Charleroi. During this portrait session, I did some portraits of Virginie Dufrasne, Claudia Gathon, Matthieu Bakolas, Jean-Jacques Cloquet and Jean-Michel Van Den Eeyden. This portrait session took place at La Manufacture Urbaine in Charleroi. If… Continue reading
In recent years, urban vegetable gardens have become popular in all major European cities. However, the phenomenon is not new in Wallonia and more particularly in Liège, Belgium. Indeed, most of the city’s inhabitants have known these vegetable gardens in the Liège landscape since their early childhood. The most famous and largest in Wallonia, the… Continue reading
What a great surprise ! I have the pleasure to announce that I’ve been selected for a Masterclass with Noor and Nikon in Brussels, Belgium. From March 19th to March 22th 2018. The teachers will be Benedicte Kurzen, Sanne de Wilde and Pep Bonet ! Impatient to start this workshop with the other talented photographers.… Continue reading
I’ve been invited by St-Luc Liège for this collective exhibition during BIP 2018 at Galerie23 in Liège, Belgium. I have the pleasure to exhibit a selection of pictures from the past 10 years and you will have the opportunity to see works also from 3 great photographers, Julie-Marie Duro, Benjamin Leveaux and Samuel Defourny !… Continue reading
Lixhe, Belgium. February 8, 2018. The cable-stayed bridge of Lixhe, which spans the Albert Canal, near Visé, rose overnight between Wednesday and Thursday. The uprising reaches 65cm at its highest point. One of the connecting rods holding the work has given way. Repairs are underway.
Liège, Belgium. January 25, 2018. Following Carrefour’s announcement of a restructuring plan, workers at the Carrefour hypermarket in Belle-Ile decided to close the store in protest. The management of Carrefour Belgium has announced the closure of several hypermarkets in Belgium. This represents several hundred jobs on the country. At the scale of the Belle-Ile hypermarket… Continue reading
Brussels, January 21th, 2018. Citizen action at the initiative of the “Citizen Refugee Support Platform” managed to channel more than 2,500 people in Brussels in less than 48 hours to create a human chain between the steps of the Gare du Nord and the Parc Maximilian. This action was intended to protest against frequent police… Continue reading
Rotterdam, Netherlands. 20 January 2018. The center of the city of Rotterdam hosted this afternoon an anti-Islam demonstration organized on the initiative of Geert Wilders of the PVV party. Thousands of people, supporters of Geert Wilders but also members of far-right groups and Belgian Flemish nationalists were present to support the candidate of the PVV… Continue reading
On July 2nd, 2017, the arrival of a stopover from the Tour de France 2017 took place in Liège, Belgium. The opportunity for many cycling fans to come and see this great sporting event. Viewpoint of spectators along the finish line…
The inhabitants of the Liège area and, more broadly, of the Euregio zone (including the cities of Liège in Belgium, Maastricht in the Netherlands and Aachen in Germany) have for many years been worried about the activity they maintain. the Tihange NPP located about 35km south-west of Liège. This power plant, like the one of… Continue reading
At the end of May, Donald Trump, president of the United States, comes to Belgium to attend the NATO summit. A March has been organized in streets of Brussels to protest against the arrival of Donald Trump.
On May 4th, at IHECS in Brussels, I had the pleasure to be selected for the second session of Mentor Program 2017 with my story “Stars & Rain” with 6 others photographers. © Sara Correia Lima Here is the complete list of Photographers selected for this session #2 in Brussels. – Sidney Léa Le Bour… Continue reading