Midnight in Belgium

Les célèbres Belges | The Famous Belgians

 

photo-montage & digital painting

commissioned by Claude Semal for his marquee

5 x 3 m — 2015

 

 
LE POSTULAT

De Stromae à Rubens en passant par le grand Jacques, la belle Cécile et notre Arno national... 170 célèbres Belges dégustent des frites, une bonne bière à la main, derrière le Palais Royal de Bruxelles. 

© Lucas Racasse 2015

 
 
LIST OF NAMES | CASTING

 

  1. Stromae ~ singer-songwriter

  2. Marie Gillain ~ actress

  3. Arno Hintjens ~ singer-songwriter

  4. Pierre Paul Rubens ~ painter

  5. Bouli Lanners ~ actor-director

  6. Virginie Efira ~ actress

  7. Natacha Régnier ~ actress

  8. André Bialek ~ musician

  9. Sandra Kim ~ singer

  10. Amélie Nothomb ~ writer

  11. Azrael - peyo ~ author-cartoonist

  12. Claude Semal ~ actor-singer-songwriter

  13. Laurence Warin ~ actress

  14. Jan Bucquoy ~ visual artist-director

  15. Wim Delvoye ~ plastic artist

  16. Bill - Jean Roba ~ author-cartoonist

  17. Snowy - Hergé ~ author-cartoonist

  18. Rantanplan - morris ~ author-cartoonist

  19. Jr semal ~ schoolboy

  20. Intellectual Smurf - peyo ~ author-cartoonist

  21. Prankster Smurf - peyo ~ author-cartoonist

  22. Marcel Broodthaers ~ visual artist

  23. George Simenon ~ writer

  24. Cécile de France ~ actress

  25. Philippe Catherine ~ composer-guitarist

  26. Jacques Brel ~ singer-songwriter

  27. Salvatore Adamo ~ singer-songwriter

  28. Jean-Claude Van Damme ~ actor

  29. Toots Thielemans ~ composer-harmonica player

  30. Olivier Gourmet ~ actor

  31. Benoît Poelvoorde ~ actor

  32. Philippe Geluck ~ author-cartoonist-TV & radio host

  33. Yolande Moreau ~ director-actress

  34. Marouane Fellaini ~ footballer

  35. René magritte ~ painter

  36. Manneken-Pis ~ symbol of independence of mind

  37. The yellow mark - Edgar P. Jacobs ~ author-designer

  38. Gerardus Mercator ~ mathematician-geographer

  39. Jean-Michel Folon ~ watercolorist-sculptor

  40. Goofing Smurf - peyo ~ cartoonist

  41. Marsupilamy - André Franquin ~ author-cartoonist

  42. Smurfette - peyo ~ author-cartoonist

  43. Adolphe Sax ~ musical instrument maker

  44. Noa Moon ~ singer-songwriter

  45. Erika Cool ~ porn actress

  46. Stany Falcone ~ porn actor

  47. Elvis Pompilio ~ milliner-hatter

  48. Didier Odieu ~ singer-songwriter

  49. Bruce Ellison ~ actor-singer

  50. David Linx ~ singer-songwriter

  51. Tom Barman ~ singer-songwriter-director

  52. Marie Daulne ~ singer-songwriter

  53. BJ Scott ~ singer-songwriter

  54. Fabrizio Rongione ~ actor

  55. Luc Dardenne ~ director-producer

  56. Jean-Pierre Dardenne ~ director-producer

  57. Jérémie Renier ~ actor

  58. Émilie Dequenne ~ actress

  59. Raymond Devos ~ humorist

  60. Kim Clijsters ~ tenniswoman

  61. Stéphane De Groodt ~ actor-TV host-author

  62. Marc Wilmots ~ footballer-coach

  63. Enzo Scifo ~ footballer

  64. Maurane ~ singer

  65. Tintin - Hergé ~ author-cartoonist

  66. Justine Henin ~ tenniswoman

  67. Archibald Haddock - Hergé ~ author-cartoonist

  68. Sister Smile ~ nun-singer

  69. Le Grand Jojo ~ singer-songwriter

  70. Sister Emmanuelle ~ nun

  71. Gille de Binche ~ folk-revolutionary character

  72. Will Tura ~ singer-guitarist

  73. Viktor Lazlo ~ singer-actress-novelist

  74. Marc A. Huyghens ~ singer-songwriter

  75. Marc Moulin ~ singer-songwriter-host-columnist

  76. Lara Fabian ~ singer-songwriter

  77. Eddy Wally ~ singer

  78. Fabienne Vande Meerssche ~ journalist-presenter

  79. Jacques-Ivan Duchesne ~ singer-songwriter

  80. Stéphane Steeman ~ humorist

  81. Picha ~ cartoonist-director

  82. Romelu Lukaku ~ footballer

  83. Joëlle Scoriels ~ TV host

  84. Pierre Alechinsky ~ engraver-painter

  85. Guy Peellaert ~ image maker

  86. James Ensor ~ painter

  87. Jan Fabre ~ visual artist-choreographer-director

  88. Luc Tuymans ~ painter

  89. Jacques Bredael ~ journalist-presenter

  90. Jules Bordet ~ immunologist-microbiologist-Nobel Prize

  91. Serge Reding ~ weightlifter

  92. The cat - Philippe Geluck ~ author-cartoonist ...

  93. Front 242 ~ music group

  94. Edgard Gunzig ~ physicist-cosmologist

  95. Benni b ~ rapper

  96. Lucky Luke - morris ~ cartoonist

  97. Lambic - Willy Vandersteen ~ author-cartoonist

  98. Perry Rose ~ singer-songwriter

  99. Patrick Haemers ~ criminal

  100. Pascal Duquenne ~ actor

  101. Michèle Anne De Mey ~ dancer-choreographer

  102. Jeff Bodart ~ singer-songwriter

  103. Panamarenko ~ plastic artist-inventor

  104. Gilles Verlant ~ journalist-host

  105. Daan ~ singer-songwriter-actor

  106. Zorglub - André Franquin ~ author-cartoonist

  107. Zénobe Gramme ~ electrician-inventor

  108. Ernest Solvay ~ chemist-industrial-patron

  109. Ozark Henry ~ singer-songwriter

  110. Gerard Mortier ~ opera director

  111. Gabrielle Petit ~ resistant

  112. Chantal Akerman ~ director

  113. Virginie Hocq ~ actress-humorist

  114. Ilya Prigogine ~ physicist-chemist-Nobel Prize

  115. Christian de duve ~ doctor-biochemist-Nobel Prize

  116. Maurice Grevisse ~ grammarian

  117. Tatayet - Michel Dejeneffe ~ puppeteer-ventriloquist

  118. Marsupilami - André Franquin ~ author-cartoonist

  119. Raymond Goethals ~ football coach

  120. Danny Klein ~ singer

  121. Frédéric Jannin ~ cartoonist-humorist-musician

  122. Stefan Liberski ~ director-writer-humorist

  123. Julos Beaucarne ~ storyteller-poet-writer-singer

  124. Puggy ~ music group

  125. Jacques Duvall ~ singer-songwriter

  126. Khadja Nin ~ singer

  127. Hadja Lahbib ~ director-journalist-TV presenter

  128. Victor Horta ~ architect

  129. Félicien Rops ~ painter-engraver

  130. Lou Deprijck ~ singer-songwriter-producer

  131. Plastic Bertrand ~ singer

  132. Urbanus ~ singer-actor

  133. Eugène Ysaÿe ~ violinist-composer-conductor

  134. Eddy Merckx ~ cyclist

  135. Jan Van Eyck ~ painter

  136. Jaco Van Dormael ~ director

  137. Alain Platel ~ choreographer-director

  138. Léon Spilliaert ~ painter

  139. Toone - José Géal ~ puppeteer

  140. Jacky Ickx ~ racing driver

  141. Malvira - Patrick Chaboud ~ puppeteer

  142. Lio ~ pop singer

  143. Axel Red ~ pop singer

  144. Noël Godin ~ anarcho-humorous entarteur-agitator

  145. Pipou ~ percussionist-composer

  146. José van Dam ~ baritone-bass singer

  147. Gérard Corbiau ~ director

  148. Francois Damiens ~ actor

  149. Annie Cordy ~ singer

  150. Maurice Carême ~ writer-poet

  151. Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker ~ dancer-choreographer

  152. Machiavelli ~ rock music group

  153. Paul Delvaux ~ painter

  154. Roberto ~ rocker

  155. Maurice Maeterlinck ~ Nobel Prize Writer

  156. Pascal Bernier ~ plastic artist

  157. Ann Demeulemeester ~ stylist

  158. Olivier Strelli ~ stylist

  159. Dries van Noten ~ stylist

  160. Pierre Rapsat ~ singer-songwriter

  161. Jo Dekmine ~ theater director

  162. Jean-Luc Fonck ~ singer-poet-humorist

  163. Michel de Ghelderode ~ author-chronicler-letter-writer

  164. François Schuiten ~ designer-scenographer

  165. André Grétry ~ composer

  166. Henri Pousseur ~ composer

  167. Pierre Marcolini ~ chocolate maker

  168. Ghinzu ~ music group

  169. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui ~ dancer-choreographer

  170. Dirk Frimout ~ astronaut

 

​Les Belges célèbres manquant dans cette fresque préfèrent manger des frites à midi et sont donc absent.


The famous Belgians missing in this fresco prefer to eat belgian fries at midday and are therefore absent.

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