Verviers

December 16th, 2014
by imagitect


Verviers is a small town in the province of Liège, Belgium with a little over 50.000 inhabitants. I've been there twice to photograph. It is not a rich city as is clearly seen in the first images taken in the center: grey drab streets burdened with many boarded up buildings and here and there a closed club demonstrating a more lively past. The people on the street often hang around in little groups reflecting big cultural diversity. I see in the whole of the images poverty, unemployment, loneliness and boredom contrasting with reconstruction, playful merriment and feelings of togetherness and solidarity. In short: a series that I like to share with you and an example of my love for street photography.

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