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
During the upcoming Antwerp Art Weekend Peter Hulsmans takes part in the group show Open Systems at Gallery 146. Open Systems presents a range of practices which draw on the conceptual, procedural and material emphasis of non-objective painting and on the conventions of painting as object, formalist minimalism and process based conceptualism. Space as concept and as material is invoked in an eliding of the representational in favour of engagements with conceptual spaces for making. These are negotiations between the idea of space and the experience of space, that is, representations of… Read More
The installation ‘Locale’ by Peter Hulsmans opens next Thursday 27th April at 6.30 pm at The Cage. Noël Reumkens wrote an accompanying text, which you can read here. From 27 April till 30 June 2017 Mon-Fri 9-6 PXL-MAD School of Arts (De Kooi) Elfde Liniestraat 25 3500 Hasselt Belgium
Making visible what is elusive, such as emotions and thoughts, is an important driver for Peter Hulsmans. This specific interest results in self-contained installations, sculptures and objects. Hulsmans often departs from personal experiences that are translated into a generally valid image. What remains are concrete objects and situations. This new reality comes alive through the interaction between viewer and objects and/or the situation at hand. For ‘The Cage’, a large, high space at the heart of the main building of PXL-MAD School of Arts where he teaches, Hulsmans developed an installation with completely new… Read More
Some more images of the installation by Peter HULSMANS in the show Image Talks in Hasselt, on until 29 May. More info.
Peter HULSMANS takes part in the Image Talks group exhibition in Hasselt starting tomorrow Thursday 7 May. The exhibition and accompanying symposium investigate how images draw meaning; how images can be frames for thinking and what this framing can teach us. During Image Talks artists, theorists, philosophers and architects will explore the way we relate to images and present new ways of viewing or looking at them. The official opening of the Image Talks exhibition will take place at 19h in CIAP, followed by two lectures on ‘the truths that images lie to us’ (lectures… Read More