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Tomas Bachot (1989, Belgium) is a visual artist. 

He self-published two books: ‘Obruni’ (2014) & ‘Those who eat fish from the cyanide lake improve their sex life’ (2016). In the same year the Fotomuseum of Antwerp selected him as upcoming talent.

He graduated with the greatest honours as Master in Visuals Arts at KASK School of Arts, Ghent.
       
He currently lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium.

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        © 2021 

Exhibitions (selected)


    • Jardin de Fair, with collective de Facktorij, Dr. Guislain, Ghent, 1/10-31/10/’21
    • Reclaim Award, Cologne, Germany, 21/08-30/08/’21
    • Onboards Biennale, Antwerp, 28/06-25/07/’21
    • Syria 2.0, Camera, Centrul de Interes, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 11/09-15/10/’20
    • Macht-Onmacht, Zoersel, 11/05-26/05/’19
    • Riga Photomonth, Open-air projection, Riga, Latvia, 15/05/’19
    • Working Title 2, Magma Contemporary Art Space, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania, 7/07-19/08/’18
    • Land van Fotografie, Ghent, 11/11/’17
    • Kunst in Huis @ 80 days of Summer, Sint-Pieters Abdij , Ghent, 30/06-30/08/’17
    • Photobookshow, St Petersburg, Russia, 18/08-20/08/’17
    • Athens Photo Festival - Photobook Show, Greece, 14/06-30/07/’17
    • Solo-exhibition, 16 locations in Flanders, 2015-2017
    • Book Tour supported by the Romanian Cultural Institute, Apuseni Mountains, Romania, 12/11-12/12/’16
    • In/Out Transylvania Photo Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 27/10-06/11/’16
    • .tiff 2016, FOMU Antwerp, 07/10-07/12/’16
    • Gazebook Sicily Photobook Festival (screening), Sicily, Italy, 10/09/’16
    • MAP#47, KASK/School of Arts, Ghent, 30/05 - 05/06/’16


Awards & Grants


.tiff 2016, DOC*Werk, ICR Grant for Foreign Cultural Journalists 2016, 1st prize De Donkere Kamer #26, FabHub 2017, Somes Expus 2018


Publications


British Journal of Photography, GUP, Ain't Bad, L’Oeil de la Photographie, Workshopx, Musée Magazine, VICE, MONU, Splash & Grab, It's Nice That, Lenscratch, Bird In Flight, Art Narratives, De Standaard, De Morgen ...


        Residencies

        Patchwork, Watou Kunstenfestival, 2021 


        Collections

        Kunst in Huis
        Artphilein Foundation
        Private


        Texts

        Anna Luyten, .tiff
        Jessie Bond, Splash & Grab
        Gabriel Marian, Nano Gallery
        Odo Hans, Reclaim Award