It is easy to take what we see for granted and forget how the extraordinary also lies in the ordinary.
Still, it is all right in front of us: life, love, death...
About the Photographer
Born in 1968 in Belgium, Brigitte first studied economics and business. She moved to New York in 1996, where she turned to photography in 1998 and studied with Joan Liftin and Mary Ellen Mark at the International Center of Photography.
Her pictures have since been published among others in Newsweek, Double Take, Photo District News (USA), Le Soir, De Morgen (Belgium), Days Japan, El Pais (Spain), as well as in Libération, Le Nouvel Observateur, Lire, and Le Monde.
She received the Marty Forscher Grant for Emerging Photographer in 2001, and the Circuit Vlaanderen from the Charleroi Museum of Photography (Belgium) in 2003 and an Aaron Siskind Foundation Grant in 2011. Her images have been exhibited in Europe, in the United States, in the Middle East, in Japan, in Chile, and are included a.o. in the collections of the Kyosato Museum of Photography, The Museum of Photography in Charleroi, the Portland Art Museum.
Brigitte's work is distributed by L'Agency Vu'