In French, the expression “un ange passe” – literally translated as “an angel passes by” – is used when an awkward pause falls in conversation.
Brussels experienced an awkward pause in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris, November 2015, and again when Brussels itself was hit in March 2016.
An angel passed…
These images want to pay tribute to this city and its beauty, instead of seeing it as a place of terror. The use of a pinhole camera gives them a welcome sense of calm and serenity.
Images made on the summer of 2016 on Ilford PanF film with a RealitySoSubtle 6×6 pinhole camera.