The new photographic series is the subject of Composite (2016), Jan Kempeaners’ fifth collaboration with Roma Publications launched at the New York Art Book Fair, September 2016. Kempenaers’ previous artist books with Roma Publications include I’m not tailgating, I’m drafting (2013), Dun Briste, Downpatrick Head (2012), Picturesque (2012) and Spomenik (2010).
March 31– May 20, 2017
Breese | Little
Unit 1, 249 – 251 Cambridge Heath Road London
Jan Kempenaers (b.1968) lives in Antwerp and works in Ghent. He studied photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent (BE) and the Jan Van Eyck Academy in Maastricht (NL). He has been affiliated with the School of Arts Ghent since 2006. Since the beginning of the 90s Kempenaers has been photographing urban and natural landscapes and in 2012 he completed a PhD in the visual arts.
Recent solo exhibitions include In the Wind: Jan Kempenaers, Cultuur Centrum Strombeek, Belgium (2016), Jan Kempenaers, Blue Sky, Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts, Portland, Oregon (2015), Enjoy The Process, Breese Little (2013), Spomenik, Fowler Museum, L.A. (2013), I’m not tailgating, I’m drafting, Stilll Gallery, Belgium (2013), Jan Kempenaers: Spomenik, Liquid Courage Gallery, Nassau (2013), Spomenik, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t lj, Amsterdam (2010), Recent Ruïns, Be Part, Waregem (2010), Spomenik, Middleimmuseum, Antwerp (2010) and Crown Gallery, Brussels (2006). Group shows include Jan Kempenaers & Jerry Galle, Panache Towers, Antwerp (2016), Grace of Intention: Photography, Architecture and the Monument, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago (2015), My Flat Land, FotoMuseum Antwerp, Belgium (2015), Back to the Future, Breese Little, London (2012), The Luxury of Dirt, Galerie Bob van Orsouw (2011), The Architecture Biennale, Venice, (2010) and Monolithes, FRAC Centre, Orleans (2010).
Recent museum acquisitions include Victoria & Albert Museum, London and The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago.