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Exhibition. Barathrum

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From 4 July to 5 September 2020 at the Sewer Museum. Booking is required.

The photographs of the Brussels Sewer Museum taken by Aurélien Martini are on display during summer. This exhibition is the culmination of his final assignment for the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts (ARBA).

To describe the sewers in Les Misérables, Victor Hugo uses the word 'Barathrum' which literally means 'ravine, pit, abyss, belly'.

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