The ancestral home of Karin Borghouts (1959) burned to the ground in March 2012. The place that once held so many memories, ceased to exist. For her series The House she photographed the objects that reminded her of her own past. She photographed a scorched painting on the wall, dull cutlery, a carbonised doorpost. In a flame eaten mirror, the photographer looks at herself past her camera, aghast.
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