Nathalie Hunter at La Liberté comme Emblème d’Echec

Nathalie Hunter is participating with a series of new drawings in the group exhibition La Liberté comme Emblème d’Echec (Liberty as the Emblem of Failure) curated by artists Dennis Guerra and Fred Michiels. The exhibition takes place in several shop windows as well as the gallery Office of Useless Art in Tamines, Belgium (northeast of Charleroi). The exhibition opens tonight and will run until 1st November. Office of Useless Art Rue de l’Abattoir 98, 5060 Tamines, +32 494 03 88 37 More info here (in French). ______________________________________________________ Please support our project Bureau Doove: The Move on… Read More

Nathalie Hunter for Bureau Doove Presents: The Move

  Have a look at the little video that Nathalie Hunter created specifically for our Crowdfunder and help us realise the set up of micro-residencies in Saint-Nazaire, France. Nathalie Hunter is one of the earliest artists I have worked with over the years and we have always been great supporters of the idea of slow curating. It is great to see how this is becoming a wider concern, amongst others in this fascinating article by Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez. The idea of the micro-residencies is developed very much in this same vein. As a curator I explicitly… Read More

Leroy, Maes, Hulsmans and Ara

Some news about the current activities of some BD artists plus an important teaser at the end. Dominique Leroy at La Méridienne, Lunéville Dominique Leroy is showing his poetic sonic installation Jardin nô at Theatre La Méridienne in Lunéville (near Nancy). First shown at the Galerie RDV in Nantes this installation refers to the traditional Japanese theatre. This kinetic garden is composed of interlacing vegetals and small mechanics on recycled hard disks that rub, scratch and hit to create a sound that reminds of insects. This sculpture is activated by a series… Read More

Nathalie HUNTER and Biophilia Cracks

In the context of the exhibition URBANisM, which temporarily redefines the parking lot, Nathalie HUNTER investigates what grows in the cracks of the pavement. Worried about the disconnect with nature in general and in urban space specifically HUNTER fights tirelessly for a creative reconnection. Next to each installation of the project she looks for plants that grow between the cracks. QR-codes inform you about the interaction of the plants with your body (herbalism) and the soil (phytoremediation). Then, plants will be used to make paintings. Ancient dye techniques will meet encaustic paint to reveal a whole… Read More

Nathalie Hunter at Urban Action Clinic Garden

Nathalie HUNTER gives a guided talk during the opening of Urban Action Clinic Garden at Vooruit, Ghent on Saturday 6 June at 2pm. Hunter will discuss plants that are so called bioremediators and will explain their abilities of degrading a variety of polluting contaminates from the soil and ways to detox your body. More info on Facebook. The Garden is an outcome of the Urban Action Clinic that was founded by artist performer Maria Lucia Cruz Correia, a performer artist, working mostly in public space. The clinic proposes solutions for ecological disorders in the city: it facilitates actions, attitudes,… Read More