Residence

Dana Munro: Made in Decision

Made in Decision  26 transparent plastic sheets are melted and draped over moulds. Placed under vacuum all the letters of the modern English alphabet are sucked in. Chomped into... Read more

Residence - Lecture

Presentation of the Artists in Residency

The artists in residency at WIELS this semester will introduce you to their work through a series of short presentations, in the presence of artists mentors Willem Oorebeek, Sylvie Eyberg and Simon... Read more

Residence - Screening

Film screening: Yoko Osha I by Lázara Rosell Albear

Following her residency at WIELS in 2016, Lázara Rosell Albear presents the first chapter of her ongoing film trilogy Yoko Osha, followed by a live performance. The second, new chapter will be shown for the first time as part of her contribution to Something Stronger Than Me*. Read more

Residence

Lucia Nimcova: Ukrainian Tango

“Throughout history, traditional music and culture have been appropriated and misrepresented. Presently in Ukraine, patriotic songs play an important role in fuelling a populist, romantic... Read more

In a riot and a sculpture, [such] tactical acts of re-appropriation disrupt the circulation of bodies and information within a given terrain, if only for a moment. - John Kelsey, Sculpture in an abandoned field Read more

Residence

Nora Kapfer: New Tar

pulling the organs to the outsidelike an unclean, impure ornamentand not only those who defy symmetry, like the heart and the intestinalsalso the lungsyou defy easy symmetry yourself                                      Inka Meißner Read more

Residence - Lecture

Presentation of the Artists in Residency

The artists in residency at WIELS this year will introduce themselves and their work through a series of short and diverse presentations, in the presence of artist mentor Willem Oorebeek. This... Read more

Sahar Saâdaoui, artist in residence at WIELS in 2016, presents in the WIELS Project Room the work she developed most recently during her residence at Academia Belgica in... Read more

Residence

Eeva-Mari Haikala: The Only Happiness I Know Is Sad Happy

The forces that make us human are difficult to capture. In this exhibition, Eeva-Mari Haikala attempts to visualize time, memory, longing and stillness through photography. During its opening night,... Read more