Tomas Bachot (’89, Belgium) is a photographer and bookmaker. 

He recently graduated with the greatest honours as Master in Visuals Arts (photography) at School of Arts/KASK, Ghent. He works and lives in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) and Antwerp (Belgium). 

He is available for assignments worldwide.

CV

Exhibitions (selected)

UPCOMING

  • Riga Photomonth, Open-air projection, Riga, 15/05/19, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

NOW

  • Somes Expus 2018, Carturesti Bookshop & Armatura Park, Cluj-Napoca, 30/10-…, River Models

2018

  • Working Title 2, Magma Contemporary Art Space, Sfântu Gheorghe, 7/07-19/08/18, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

  • Unveil'd Presents : Photobook #01, Borough Road Gallery, London, 15-19/05/18, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

2017

  • Land van Fotografie, Ghent, 11/11/2017, group-exhibition, Protest

  • .tiff 5 years, Rivierenhof, Antwerp, 22/06-8/10/17, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

  • Kunst in Huis @ 80 days of Summer, Sint-Pieters Abdij ,Ghent, 30/06-30/08/17, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

  • Photobookshow, 18/08-20/08/17, St Petersburg, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

  • Athens Photo Festival 2017 - Photobook Show, 14/06-30/07/17, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

  • Solo-exhibition, 2015-2017, 16 locations in Flanders, Obruni

  • Photobookshow, 5/05/17, Brighton (UK) , Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

2016

  • Book Tour supported by the Romanian Cultural Institute, 12/11-12/12/16, Apuseni Mountains, Romania, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

  • In/Out Transylvania Photo Festival, 27/10/16-06/11/16, Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

  • .tiff 2016, 07/10/16-..., FOMU Antwerp, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

  • Gazebook Sicily Photobook Festival (Slideluck screening), 10/09/16, Sicily, Italy, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

  • Twens 2016, 09/09-26/09/16, 30CC Kapel Romaanse Poort, Leuven, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

  • MAP#47, 30/05 - 05/06/16, KASK/School of Arts, Ghent, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

2015

  • Twens 2015, 11/09 - 27/09, 30CC Kapel Romaanse Poort, Leuven, Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life

  • Athens Photo Festival 2015 - Photobook Show, Obruni

  • Belgian Street Photography, BELvue Museum, Brussels

  • Screening of Obruni in Barcelona and  Buenos Aires (Slideluck)

2014

  • Screening of Obruni by Slideluck at Uno Morato in Manila, at Spazio Labo in Bologna, at The Office in Kigali, in Savannah (USA), at Planetario Distrital in Bogota, at The Space in Bangkok, at The Hub in Singapore and at Warsaw Photo Days

  • Zines of the Zone, European tour, Amanis

Awards & Grants

.tiff 2016, DOC*Werk, ICR Grant for Foreign Cultural Journalists 2016, 1st prize De Donkere Kamer #26, FabHub 2018, Somes Expus 2018

Publications

British Journal of Photography, GUP, Ain't Bad, L'Oeil de la Photographie, Workshopx, VICE, MONU, Splash & Grab, It's Nice That, Lenscratch, Art Narratives, De Standaard, De Morgen, SNOR, Apache.be