Portrait series of the Belgian Tour of Flanders winners

Belgian winners of the Tour of Flanders in the Tour of Flanders Center

In 2016, hobby photographer Anneke Kestelijn portrayed all Belgian winners of the Tour of Flanders as thesis project of her photography course. It started as a hobby, but it escalated quickly. Meanwhile, she portrayed all (Belgian and foreign) still living winners of the Tour of Flanders with the support of the City of Ronse. She wanted to image the person behind the cyclist. The cyclists themselves convinced her to continue her project.   

 

Normally, the entire portrait series 'Expo Rondewinnaars' would have taken place in April at CC De Ververij in Ronse. As a foretaste on this exhibition that will occur in October in Ronse, Anneke exhibits the portrait series of the Belgian Tour of Flanders winners in the Tour of Flanders Center. Several iconic cycling figures: the late lamented Roger Decock, the Cannibal Eddy Merckx, the three-times winners Museeuw and Boonen, the very first virtual winner Van Avermaet and many others.

 

The exhibition 'Belgian Tour of Flanders winners' lasts until February 2021. The book presentation and the full exhibition will be in Ronse in October 2020. 

Tour winners - Anneke Kestelijn

Belgian Tour winners in the Center Tour of Flanders

In 2016 Anneke Kestelijn all Belgian Tour winners on a portrait as a thesis of her photography education. What started as a hobby has gotten seriously out of hand. With the support of the City of Ronse, she has now also received all the foreign Tour winners that are still alive. She especially wanted to portray the person behind the cyclist and it was the riders themselves who convinced her to continue.

 

Normally, the full portrait series under the name 'Expo Rondewinnaars' would have taken place in April in the De Ververij cultural center in Ronse. As a foretaste of the 'Expo Tour winners', which will be moved to 17 October, Anneke will exhibit the series of Belgian Tour winners in the Tour of Flanders Center. Various iconic cycling figures are featured: the late Roger Decock, Kannibaal Eddy Merckx, the three-time winners Museeuw and Boonen and many others.

 

The exhibition 'Belgian Tour Winners' will run until February 2021. The full portrait series and book presentation will take place in October 2020 in Ronse.

 

More info?