BOLERO 2021 – Mulugeta Tafesse
Today’s Sunday END is dedicated to the work of Mulugeta Tafesse, co-iniator of the Bolero project. Mulugeta Tafesse is an artist and independent researcher focusing on modern and contemporary African art. He studied fine arts in Addis Ababa, Sofia and Antwerp, lectured at Addis Ababa University and was a guest lecturer at HISK Antwerp and Hasselt Visual Arts Academy. He obtained his cum laude PhD from La Laguna University in 2012. In 2014, he was a R.A.T. artist in residence in Mexico City; in 2018, a panel organizer at the 20th International… Read More
BOLERO 2021 – Pierre Mertens
In the Sunday issues of END we continue showing work by the artists selected for the 10th anniversary issue that will take place in Rouen, spring 2021, beginning with the founders of the project. After Frank JMA Casteleyns and Willo Gonnissen, today the page shows a specific series of Pierre Mertens. In this series he responds since 5 May 2014 to the world news on social media with one drawing per day. We present a selection of drawings for the year 2020 here and below. Follow his complete daily quotes on his facebook , twitter and/or linkedin… Read More
BOLERO 2021 – Willo Gonnissen
In the Sunday issues of END we continue showing work by the artists selected for the 10th anniversary issue that will take place in Rouen, spring 2021, beginning with the founders of the project. After Frank JMA Casteleyns last week, today it’s Willo Gonnissen‘s turn who’s page you can find here.
BOLERO 2021 – Frank JMA Castelyns
After showing the whole BOLERO-archive it’s time to look towards the future and the 10th anniversary issue that will take place in Rouen, spring 2021. During the coming Sunday issues of END we will present the artists taking part, to start with the four that iniated the project and who therefore are invited again, in alphabetical order. We start with Frank JMA Castelyns and you can find his page here.
Sunday END: BOLERO in Athens
Today we publish the last chapter of BOLERO’s archive in END before continuing with presenting the artists of the 10th anniversary edition in Rouen (2021). In 2017 the Bolero-project was a guest in the Eos Gallery in Athens, coinciding with Documenta 14. For that occasion all artists of the 13 shows that had taken part so far, were mentioned on the invitation. In Athens the following artists joined: BachliTzanakou (Irini Bachlitzanaki & Maria Tzanakou) (GR), Maria Ikonomopoulou (GR/NL), Despina Meimaroglou (GR), Els Vanden Meersch (BE), Bram Van Meervelde (BE), Myrto Xanthopoulou (GR) Find their… Read More
Sunday END: BOLERO in Geneva
Time flies and it’s Sunday again, time to join END and the Bolero-project in Geneva where it was shown in 2016 at the KIOSK at the Place des Augustins. There were five additons by Cci (anonymous collective), Gaëlle Dumas (FR), Roman Gampert(CH), Camille Kaiser (CH) and Peter Schreuder (CH). Find there contributions here.
Sunday END: BOLERO in Mindelo
Today’s Sundays END brings us to the Cape Verdian Islands where in 2015 the Bolero-project landed in the Ponte d’Praia Gallery in Mindelo. On that occasion three artists joined: Tchalé Figueira and Gilardi Reis Fontes from the Cape Verdian Islands and Linda Vinck (BE) from Belgium. Find their contributions here.
Sunday END: BOLERO in Ankara
It’s Sunday’s END again and today we revisit the BOLERO-project when in 2015 it was shown in Ankara in the art space Torun and Baskent University. On that occsion no less than 11 artists joined the project: Ece Akay, Onur Kutluoğlu, Seval Sener, Umut Şumnu, Mert Acar, Erin İlkcan Aslan, Mert Batırbaygil, İpek Cınar and Gözde Çökl from Turkey as well as the Dutch artists Jerome and Roeki Symons. Find their contributions here.
Sunday END: BOLERO in Genk, Belgium
Today Sunday’s END brings the BOLERO-project back to its country of origin and the city of Genk. In 2012 it was part of the parallel projects of Manifesta 9 and was shown in the TVL café/library. For that occasion five more artists joined: Mulugeta Gebrikan, Gudny Rosa Ingimarsdottir, Maryam Najd, Aimé Ntakiyika and Jakub Rehak. You can find their contributions here.
Sunday END: BOLERO in Beijing
This Sunday’s END brings the BOLERO-project to China where it was shown in 2012 at Gallery RIVELLI 798, Chaoyang Dst in Beijing. On this occasion five artists joined the ranks: the Congolese Dolet Malalu and Mega Mingiedi, as well as the Chinese Feng JianHua, Jin Zhang and Nie Ming. Find their contributions here.