Moments Before the Flood

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Carl De Keyzer

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Lannoo Publishers
Territory: World excluding Belgium, The Netherlands, France and Switzerland
Size: 320 mm x 320 mm
Pages: 280
Illustrations: 250 colour

RRP £50.00

  • The result of five years of travelling, presenting various dramatic photographs of the coasts of Europe
  • An artistic and ecological masterpiece
  • Includes 200 images with nursery rhymes collected from children across Europe
  • Published in conjunction with a waterfront exhibition in Ostend, Belgium, on view from May - August 2012

Moments Before the Flood, is a visual and photographic investigation into how we will handle a possible flood. Within the text Carl De Keyzer wonders how Europe is preparing itself for a possible rise of our sea levels and how insufficient these measures appear to be. The author doesn't want to photograph the disaster, but the 'waiting for the disaster to happen'. In his photographs he captures the obscurity of the unknown and the unsure. The photographs presented in this book are monumental, both in beauty and in resolution. Carl De Keyzer used the latest technique (65 million pixels) to create intriguing images, with a highly David Lynch-like atmosphere.

Locations featured include:
IRELAND - The Burren, Portballintrae, Dublin, Sandycove, Ballaghaline, Galway
UK - Harlech, Brighton, Folkestone, West Bay, Hastings, Kimmeridge, Tenby, Thurso, Pembrokeshire, Morfa Nefyn, Wallassey, Conwy, Barrow in Furness, Stonehaven, Whitby, Keiss, Staithes, Penmon, Thames Estuary, Skipsea, Edinburgh, Ballantrae, Dunure, Isle of Anglesey, Cullercoats, Kilnsea, Kirkcaldy, Dunrobin, Fort Augustus, Fairbourne
FRANCE - Beauvoir-Ser-Mer, Trévou - Tréguignec, Sainte-Marguerite-Ser-Mer, Biarritz, Collioure, Saint-Raphaél, Bonifacio-Corsica, Nice
SPAIN - Boiro, Barcelona, Atlanterra, Tarifa, Porto Do Son, Ruinas Torre Vigia, El Puerto De Santa Maria,
PORTUGAL - Aguarda, Lisbon, Peniche, Torresvedras, Miramar, Fonte Da Telha

Carl De Keyzer is an internationally celebrated photographer. He is a Magnum photo agency member and has produced several solo exhibitions internationally. Whilst at Lannoo Carl De Keyzer published the illuminating Congo (belge), a book filled with photographs on his search for the remainders of the Belgian colonisation in Congo.