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.

Sunday END: BOLERO in Dortmund

For this Sunday’s issue of Empirical Nonsense Daily, the BOLERO project returns to Europe when it was shown in Galerie Voss in Dortmund. For that occassion the artists Horst LINN, Jobst TILMANN and Elly VALK-VERHEIJEN joined. See their contributions here.

Sunday END: BOLERO in Bangalore (India)

Today’s issue of Empirical Nonsense Daily (END) reports about BOLERO’s visit to Bangalore in 2011. There it was shown at 1 Shantiroad studio/gallery while artists Siddharta DAS & Catherine MACLEAN, Sofie HAESAERTS, Suresh JAYARAM, Ravi SHAH, Uday SHANBAG and Chinnan VINOD. Uday SHANBAG and Sofie HAESAERTS curated the project on this occassion. Find their contributions here.  

Sunday END: BOLERO in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

In this Sunday’s Empirical Nonsense Daily (END) we revisit another halting place of the BOLERO-project in 2010: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam where it was shown in Zero Station, A House for Creativity. The invitation showed as usual the front page of a newspaper from the country it had visited just before, in this case the South African Rapport. To the growing group of participants were added Truong Cong Tung, Nguyen Thanh Truc and Vo Thi Tran Chau. Find their contributions here.

Sunday END: BOLERO in Dar es Salaam

While our plans to show a new addition BOLERO in Marseille are hampered by the COVID-crisis, we continue to celebrate its 10th anniversary with the ongoing publications in the Empirical Nonsense Daily (END). Today we visit Dar es Salaam, Tanzania where the project was shown in the Alliance Française in 2010. The image for the invite was the front page of an Ethiopian newspaper Work by the Tanzanian artists Ras Agon, Yves Goscinny and Gadi S. Ramadhani was added to the slowly growing collection. Find the publication with their art works here.

Empirical Nonsense Daily

Bureau Doove is extremely excited to have been invited to participate in the wonderful Empirical Nonsense Daily. This project presents a different artist everyday since 1 August and will run until the end of July 2021. Find all our contributions below and by clicking on the links: Hester Doove – 26 August 2020             Sara Bomans – 1 September 2020 Alexandra Dementieva – 3 September 2020 The project BOLERO contributes to END every Sunday. Find all issues below: (0) Antwerp – 30 August 2020 (1) Addis Abeba –… Read More

Sunday Empirical Nonsense Daily: BOLERO in Addis Abeba

  Like every Sunday until the end of July 2021, today’s issue of the Empirical Nonsense Daily (END) is dedicated to the newspaper art project BOLERO. We revisit the first international exhibition that took place in 2010 at the Laphto Complex of the Old Airport in Addid Abeba, Ethiopia. The curator of this exhibition was Leo Kosm (Lefort) and the participating, Ethiopian artists were Behailu Bezabih, Bekele Mekonnen, Eshetu Tiruneh, Bisrat Shibabaw and Nuru Abegaz. The invitation consisted of the cover of De Standaard that was also used for the so-called 0-edition… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva in Empirical Nonsense Daily

In today’s edition of the Empirical Nonsense Daily (END) we’re excited to present the latest work by Alexandra Dementieva, A capella singing (we are never alone). Dementieva is mainly interested in social psychology and perception and their application in multimedia interactive installations. During lockdown she saw herself confronted with lots of time and isolation which led her to develop this tongue-in-cheek series of four short videos. In these she creates several doppelgangers to explore the possibilities of creating rhythm, maybe a melody and train her memory. In addition Dementieva also created the… Read More

Sara Bomans in Empirical Nonsense Daily

In the series of contributions to Empirical Nonsense Daily (END), today we’re very happy to present Sara Bomans with an exciting new series of work, Busy Being Born. The series consists out of five pink puppets that can be manipulated in various poses. For this publication I conducted an interview with Sara on the origins of this new series that she turned into an artwork in itself. Find the link to the publication in END here.