About

Alexander Dumarey

Alexander Dumarey (Belgium, 1985), is an architectural and documentary photographer who lives in Ghent, Belgium. He is fascinated by the remnants and traces of former human presence. Alexander travels the world looking for structures and buildings that have run their course and are now slowly being torn apart by time. He captures the beauty in the destruction and degradation of these places by exposing the underlying geometry.

Publications VetoDe kracht van desolatie (April 2018) RenoscriptoRenovatiecampagne wekt districtshuis Merksem opnieuw tot leven (March 2018) VRT NWSMarkante plekken (December 2017 - now) Dodho MagazineUchilishte (December 2017) VRT NWSPermanent gesloten (July 2017) OndernemersHerdenking sluiting Renault Vilvoorde (March 2017) Deredactie.beRenault Vilvoorde 20 jaar later (February 2017) Deredactie.beHoogoven 6 in Seraing gaat tegen de vlakte (December 2016) Deredactie.beTsjernobyl nu, door de ogen van onze fotograaf (April 2016) HumoOp reis met Humo: Urban explorers op ruinejacht (August 2012) Awards Moscow International Photo Awards 2018Architecture - interiors: third place International Photographer Of The Year 2017Architecture - Industry: first place Chromatic awards 2017Architecture: third place Arte Laguna 2017Finalist Group exhibitions Praxis gallery, Minneapolis, USAEmpty places : abandoned spaces (March - April 2018) Arsenale, Venice, ItalyFinalist exhibition Arte Laguna 2017 (March - April 2017)

Alexander Dumarey