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 – 6 September 2020 (2) Dar es… 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.

BOLERO in Empirical Nonsense Daily

As part of Bureau Doove’s contributions to Empirical Nonsense Daily (END) we’re happy to present the project BOLERO. Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of this worldwide project, we will present every Sunday untill end of July 2021 part of its archive as well as the upcoming edition (Marseille 2020, Rouen 2021). Today we present the very start in 2010, the socalled 0-edition with which everything started in Antwerp, with the cover of De Standaard and work by the iniators, the Belgian, or in Belgium residing, artists Frank JMA Castelyns, Willo Gonnissen, Pierre Mertens and Mulugeta Tafesse…. Read More

Hester Doove in 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. Deee-Lite Lady Miss Kier, 1991 by Hester Doove The first artist we present is portrait photographer Hester Doove to coincide with the publication of her book Music Portraits. The book gives an overview of the portraits she made of various musicians such as Seal, Barry White, Elvis Costello, Marianne Faithfull, Tori Amos, J.J.Cale, John Hiatt, Suzanne… Read More