On Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 December Sara Bomans organises an open studio where you can see and buy her work. Prices start at 1€ but there’s no obligation to buy. Get in touch with Sara on email@example.com to get her address which is situated close to the train station of Hasselt, Belgium. Open from 2 – 7pm.
This summer we filmed the episode ‘La pierre percée’ as part of the ongoing project Le film sans fin by Ollivier Moreels and Jean-Louis Vincendeau and under the heading of AATP (Agence Artistique de Traduction Poétique) near Saint-Nazaire. For this collaboration Sara Bomans wrote a text and made a series of drawings that were integrated in the film. Jean-Louis Vincendeau wrote an accompanying text which you can find in the French version below the film and of which an English translation is soon to follow. Also see the website of Ollivier Moreels… Read More
Image Cindy Meurie / Concept Edith Doove Bureau Doove’s first major exhibition in France, ENSEMBLE, is a selection of the work of graduates from four schools for art, architecture and design in Normandy: ésam Caen, ESADHaR Le Havre/Rouen and École nationale supérieure d’atchitecture de Normandie. It’s the first time that the schools present their graduates together. Edith Doove was invited to make a selection and present this in the majestic abbatial church of Saint-Ouen. She developed a specific scenography with a large 25 meter long plinth at the heart of the exhibition to… Read More
Disrupted Sensations’ – composition of 16 lightboxes with Sensorial Skins and Scanning Electron Micrographs (120cm x 120cm); ‘L’origine du Monde’ – objects in transformation, organic materials (boxes, 15cm x 15cm x 15cm) AnneMarie Maes shows her installation Sensorial Skin at the Centre Wallonie Bruxelles|Paris. Sensorial Skin is a bio-art installation focusing on the tactility of organic materials, visually appealing natural colors and subtle fragrances, in which the different components combine to make the work an experience to be apprehended on several levels. It is is a question of microbiology, a world in which microorganisms… Read More
Sara Bomans participates in yet another great show. As part of the parallel program of SCREEN IT, the three-annual city exhibition at Hasselt and Genk, she’s presented in Screening a Collection – 54 solo exhibitions and 1 group show at F.O.M.A. For SCREEN IT, Luc Theuwis and Lieve Hardy literally scanned their private collection and brought them together in a video. In addition to a group show, every day one work takes a central place. In 54 days, you get 54 artists, 54 artworks and therefore 54 solo exhibitions. Follow their website for… Read More
‘I used to be sexy 5’ 2018 hair drawing / paraffin paper 26,5x32cm This Saturday 28 September the group show of the finalists of the Luxembourg Art Prize opens at the Pinacothèque. Very proud that our own Sara Bomans is one of the 11 finalists nominated for the Prize for which this hair drawing was selected. The laureate will be announced during the opening reception so fingers crossed for Sara this Saturday around 7.30pm. Opening 28 September, 6pm – 9pm Pinacothèque 7 rue Michel Rodange, L-2430 Luxembourg 28 September – 14 December 2019… Read More
Some combined news on exhibitions and presentations in the upcoming two weeks. On Saturday evening 28 September the organisation (n) of Dominique Leroy and Marina Pirot presents Champs d’écoutes / Fields of Listening. Listening experiences proposed by Antoine Freychet, Dominique Leroy and Marina Pirot are realised on the basis of audio captations, plunges into the worked fields of the market gardening site. This is followed by a presentation of “Fordlandia“, the sound piece by Florence Jou and Dominique Leroy that was published earlier this year and that takes us to the Amazone, the banks… Read More
Very honoured to be part of the Dust & Shadow Reader #2 by FOaM dedicated to the theme of Attunement. I contributed with a text on the inframince, an ungoing interest of mine and the basis of my doctoral research. The publication will officially be launched at the Hayden Library in Tempe, 300 East Orange Street, AZ during the Acoustic Ecology Salon on 23 September, where you can also pick up printed copies of the reader: https://fo.am/events/vernissage-acoustic-ecology-salon/ (5:30-7pm) https://fo.am/events/attunement-desert/ (4-5:30pm pre-launch event) At the opening event of the Desert Humanities Initiative, FoAM and Timothy Morton discuss what… Read More
Since 4 September Bureau Doove has moved to Rouen, France to concentrate on new exciting perspectives about which more later. In the meantime Jean-Louis Vincendeau was inspired by the move to create a short illustrated text which you can find both in the original French version as the translated one below. To be continued. Le bureau est vide, l’occupant était une occupante : on dirait bien qu’elle est partie précipitamment. Frémissement de lumière sur la pointe des pieds. Un sinologue de passage révèle la calligraphie du papier peint en équations divinatoires qui viennent… Read More
Very glad I managed to read and review Jane Blocker’s Becoming Past on contemporary art history as it is in more than one respect very symbolic in view of my own research as well as my upcoming job and subsequent move. “Rich, irritating and to be played with” as I conclude this review – you can read it here.