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© Heleen Peeters

Photo exhibition Horse

Man and horse share a long history. From the Industrial Revolution onwards, the horse became more and more a companion animal and less and less a beast of burden. People have also been eating horse meat for a long time. This is less well known and also somewhat controversial. 'Horse', the photography project by Heleen Peeters, is about exactly that.

afbeelding van een paard met de tekst Horse eronder

Peeters' photographs raise questions: What determines the status of the horse? Why do traditions change? And what if the same would happen to other animals?

In the photo book 'Horse' Heleen Peeters bundles her observations.

From 16 March 2021, a selection of her photos can be seen in the 'Antwerp à la carte' exhibition on the 5th floor. Because the story of horse meat is also about food and the city.

The photo book 'Horse' is for sale in the MASshop.

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