Mike Blow is on his way back to Leicester after a short first node of his residency in Nantes and Saint-Nazaire. We explored opportunites to bring his work over and initiated some potential collaborations. You can follow the report and further developments on the residencies’ dedicated page here. Mike Blow at Garage Wattignies, Nantes, 2018
For the Festival Instants Fertiles #6 Dominique Leroy realizes the sound and ‘eco-transduction’ SEDIMENTS in the submarine base in Saint-Nazaire. SEDIMENTS is an ongoing creative research that takes the form of installations in the landscape, performances, documents, and workshops. The sound installation for the submarine base is made on the basis of data collected by the GIP-Loire-Estuaire (variables and movements of the Loire captured in November 2017). Partners : DRAC/SCAM/SNhack & n/GIP-Loire Estuaire. With the help of Marina Pirot and Jef Rolez. The Festival is organised by Theatre Athenor. The installation… Read More
The work that Kristof Vrancken produced last year during a residency at the Emile van Doren Museum in Genk (B) will be shown in the group show ‘Remembering Landscape’ at The National Museum of Contemporary Art in Bucharest curated by Sandra Demetrescu, Eva Schmidt, Kai Vöckler. Other participants are Bogdan Bordeianu, Lucian Bran, Marianna Christofides, Chloe Dewe Mathews, Lukas Einsele, Anca Benera & Arnold Estefán, Cyprien Gaillard, Dani Ghercă, Anne Heinlein & Göran Gnaudschun, Nicu Ilfoveanu, Markus Karstieß, Thomas Kellner, Jan Kempenaers, Aglaia Konrad, Susanne Kriemann, Armin Linke, Ciprian Mureșan, Andreas Mühe, Multiplicity, Alexandra… Read More
Sara Bomans presents her new ‘Mother Book’ next weekend and combines it with an open studio. Apart from the book you can thus also enjoy all her other work and possibly buy the book and some more such as her postcards. Visiting times are Friday 9 November from 7-9pm Saturday 10 November from 2-6pm Sunday 11 November from 2-6pm Mail her at bomanssara[ad]hotmail.com to get the address in Hasselt, Belgium
Jan van Mechelen is celebrating his 25th year as a graphic designer with the Magic Buzz nr. 1 in Rotterdam, an advertising pillar with posters of all the projects he has worked on as well as some upcoming ones. Amongst these the project with my sister Hester Doove on the portraits she made of musicians between 1989 and 2001. One of the portraits is of one of my favourite bands, Sonic Youth. More news on the book, which is scheduled for 2019, is to follow soon. In the meantime enjoy watching some of these… Read More
The first time when I collaborated with Nathalie Hunter I invited her to contribute to the first Biennial for Visual Art, Fashion and Design in Hasselt – Super! (2005). I had selected her on the basis of her wonderful wall drawings combined with her paintings. Recently she realised a new series of drawings for the company of Boringen Verheyden in Sint-Katelijne-Waver, the leading company for geometral and water drillings in Flanderen. On her blog she posted some observations around the practice of making wall drawings that are very interesting to share…. Read More
Atelier sur l’art moderne et contemporain in Saint-Nazaire. Vous êtes intéressés par l’art moderne et contemporain, mais vous ne maîtrisez pas le sujet et/ou n’osez pas en discuter ? Vous désirez en savoir plus ? La Table Ronde vous offre la possibilité d’apprendre sur l’art et de vous exprimer au sein d’un petit groupe dans une ambiance conviviale à l’Office Coffee autour d’une table ronde. L’atelier est animé par Edith Doove. Chaque semaine elle propose une ou deux œuvres d’art moderne ou contemporain en relation avec des expositions actuelles en France. Après une… Read More
Kristof Vrancken goes East. Next week his work and the Algaetype workshop (Atelier Luma and ENSP) will be presented in Seoul during the exhibition “Nature Created By Design“. A few days later his mijnKOOL-project and documentary (directed by Diren Agbaba) will be shown in Xiamen (China) together with work of De Onkruidenier, Jessica Segall, Rain Wu, Orla Barry and many others within the framework of the Food Art Film Festival on Tour. For more information see the posters above.