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.
AnneMarie Maes is taking part in the exhibition For a Brave New Brussels. Lab01 Artistic vs Technocentric approaches on Smart Cities which officially opens tonight at the MAAT Museum in Lisbon. Featuring 9 installations and 2 in situ creations by artists who live and work in Brussels, the show is organised on the occasion of the visit of their Majesties the King and Queen of Belgium to Portugal. The works on show each invite the spectator to think critically about the future role of artists in contemporary cities and the potential for a dialogue between the arts… Read More
Alexandra Dementieva is showing her installation ‘Breathless‘ in The Creative Machine 2 Exhibition PV in London from 7 November. This exhibition, curated by William Latham, Anna Frants, Elena Gubanova and Frederic Leymarie, explores the twilight world between human and machine creativity. The exhibition shows works by selected artists linked to Goldsmiths and artists from the CYLAND MediaArtLab based in St. Petersburg, Russia. Developed in association with the Youth Education Center at the Hermitage Museum and The Leonardo Journal, the works shown include Virtual Reality Installations, Sculptures, Computer Art Installations, Video Art Installations and Machine Learning… Read More
Sara Bomans is mainly known for her cartoonlike observations of daily life. For the exhibition RingRing bij the design collective ‘Het LABO’ in Hasselt, she constructed this dadaesk 3D-version of a cartoon. It has the meaningful titel I was never able to go in so many directions, I never stood still as much (photo by Kristof Vrancken) and its picture seemed a nice way to start of the month of October. RingRing, with apart from Sara also BD-artists Remco Roes and Kristof Vrancken plus 37 others, still ‘runs’ until 11 November 2018 in… Read More
Bureau Doove is extremely happy to welcome two new artists in its team – the French artist Jérôme Joy and the Belgian artist Kristof Vrancken make art that in its willfulness connects perfectly with the way we work. Jérôme Joy is a French composer born in Nantes (1961) who has been active on the international experimental music scene (electronic, improvised, instrumental and networked) since the beginning of the eighties. He is the co-founder of Projet Neuf in Saint-Nazaire as well as other on-going and past projects and music ensembles (qwat, snplimcnepup, locus sonus,… Read More