Bookshop - Hosted event

Launch: RESOLUTION Magazine

This event marks the launch of RESOLUTION, a new print magazine that tackles images in relation to their online circulation. Its first issue addresses the building block of digital images:... Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Open Skies by artists Naïmé Perrette and Emmanuel Van der Auwera, together with WIELS curator Devrim Bayar. Naïmé Perrette (b. 1989... Read more

WIELS invites curator and educator Nicholas Tammens to speak on the art and teaching of Belgian artist Jef Geys (1934-2018). In many instances, Geys’ projects began at the site of... Read more

In the framework of the exhibition Open Skies, collaborators of WIELS and De Witte Raaf will engage in a live exchange around their shared focus on... Read more

Kids

Family Funday

In the framework of the exhibition of Open Skies.
During the monthly Family Funday, two guides accompany children and their parents in one of the... Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Open Skies by artists Helen Dowling and Leander Schönweger, together with WIELS curator Zoë Gray. 02.10.2019, 19:00
In English
Included in...
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Event

Visual Thinking Strategies: Teaser Evening

In collaboration with Matchbox vzw/asbl. Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is a method of discussion that can be used when looking at objects and artworks. The technique is easy to learn and enhances... Read more

Residence

Bernd Oppl and Elisabeth Molin

A dialogue in form of an exhibition, by Bernd Oppl and Elisabeth Molin. ‘Through my work I explore and ask questions about the spaces we occupy and move within; in foreign and self-created, in... Read more

This evening is an opportunity to meet the artists currently in residency at WIELS and to get an overview of their backgrounds, practices and current projects. Their short, individual... Read more

Kids

Family Funday

In the framework of the exhibition of Gabriel Kuri: sorted, resorted.
During the monthly Family Funday, two guides accompany children and their parents in one of the exhibitions.... Read more

Mexico-based critic and curator Dorothée Dupuis will explore Gabriel Kuri’s exhibition at WIELS in the light of her knowledge of the contemporary art scene of Mexico City. Dorothée Dupuis is the... Read more

Kids

Heritage Days at WIELS

During the Heritage Days, this year around the theme "A Place for Art", WIELS organizes various activities focused on the history of the Blomme building.

The "Wielemans Tower" was designed... Read more

SPECIAL EVENTS:

AUDITORIUM  12:00 Film screening of Welcome Back, Gordon Matta-Clark, by Yuki Okumura. Presented by MISAKO & ROSEN
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SPECIAL EVENTS:

AUDITORIUM
  12:00 Presentation of Archives Actives by Michel François, Staphane Gilot, Luc Derycke, Philippe Braem, Laurent... Read more

Bookshop

WIELS Art Book Fair 2019

The WIELS Art Book Fair is back! Over the weekend of 7 & 8 September, WIELS welcomes independent art publishers to present their work. Free and open to the public, this annual event allows book... Read more

Grab this last chance to visit 'Multiple Transmissions: Art in the Afropolitan Age' and 'Mario García Torres: Illusion Brought Me Here'.
PROGRAMME
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Residence

Timmy van Zoelen: Dopaminer

Timmy van Zoelen, artist in residency at WIELS in 2017, shows a new body of work in the Project Room. Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Multiple Transmissions: Art in the Afropolitan Age by Anne Wetsi Mpoma. Anne Wetsi Mpoma is an activist and an artistic and cultural researcher in the Brussels... Read more

Kids

Family Funday

In the framework of the exhibition of Multiple Transmissions: Art in the Afropolitan Age.
During the monthly Family Funday, two guides accompany children and their parents in one... Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Mario García Torres: Illusion Brought Me Here by curator Caroline Dumalin.

03.07.2019, 19:00 (NL) & 20:00 (FR)
During the...
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Guided tour of the exhibition Multiple transmissions: Art in the Afropolitan Age by artist Georges Senga.

Photographer Georges Senga questions our view of his country, the... Read more

Current resident Bruno Delgado Ramo presents two of his latest films.
'LOCATIONS' IS READ
2019 / Super 8 / Colour / Sound / 18fps / 7’
VIAJE ALREDEDOR DE MI... Read more

Sandrine Colard, artistic director of the sixth edition of the Biennale de Lubumbashi, Sammy Baloji, artist, member of Picha and co-founder of the Biennale de Lubumbashi, and Georges Senga, artist... Read more

Residence - Screening

Film screening: "The Burrow"
by Amélie Derlon Cordina

Belgian premiere of Amélie Derlon Cordina's latest shortfilm, edited during her residency at WIELS in 2018 and presented at the FIDMarseille international film festival. The... Read more

Residence

Jasper de Beijer: The Exhibition

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Three long-standing collaborators of the artist Mario García Torres gather to discuss his early beginnings and digressions—from Mexico City to Brussels. With Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy,... Read more

In the framework of the exhibition Mario García Torres: Illusion Brought Me Here, WIELS hosts a panel discussion on the occasion of the release of Nathalie Zonnenberg’s... Read more

In the framework of the exhibition Mario García Torres: Illusion Brought Me Here, Cinema Parenthèse presents a screening of 16mm films by David Lamelas (b.1946, Argentina), a pioneering... Read more

Kids

Family Funday

In the framework of the exhibition of Multiple Transmissions Read more

The Greyzone Zebra collective, founded in 2016, is composed of artists and researchers. Together they explore contemporary forms of the transmission and the rewriting of colonial histories through... Read more

This film programme features a series of short films made by artists that deploy an innovative, cinematographic language aligned with the themes addressed in the exhibition Multiple... Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Multiple Transmissions: Art in the Afropolitan Ageby curator Sandrine Colard, together with the artists Jean Katambayi, Georges Senga, Pélagie Gbaguidi, Nelson... Read more

Festival

Brussels Art Summit

Brussels frequently plays host to European summits, and for a number of years there has been a certain sense of crisis to every summit. One member state is now limping towards the exit... The arts... Read more

In I Am Not a Flopper, the first of Mario García Torres’s stage monologue trilogy, the actor assumes the role of Alan Smithee—a pseudonym that filmmakers use whenever they want to... Read more

In the framework of the exhibition Illusion Brought Me Here, Mario García Torres will give a lecture-performance, entitled Five Feet High and Rising, in les ateliers claus, showing... Read more

Performance

Geumhyung Jeong: Rehab Training

Dummies, vacuum cleaners, sex toys, training equipment, hairbrushes… These are just some of the everyday items that South Korean choreographer and performance artist Geumhyung Jeong has collected... Read more

Socio-artistic

Movement Workshop with Ayelen Parolin

During this workshop Ayelen Parolin guides a group of female participants in the conception and realization of a choreography. The result will be presented on 10.06.2019 on the occasion of the... Read more

Grab this last chance to visit Ellen Gallagher's and Edgar Cleijne's' exhibition Liquid Intelligence and Benoît Platéus' One Inch Off! Combine your visit with Zondag... Read more

Performance

Day of Dance 2019

A group of young dancers who follow classes at Impulsion, the hip-hop dance school in Brussels, will give a dance performance on the occasion of Day of Dance, inspired by the exhibition of Ellen... Read more

Lecture

Lecture by Elvan Zabunyan

The "liquid plain": Ellen Gallagher between land and sea & the political thought of displacement The conference will focus on the artistic production of Ellen Gallagher and will study... Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Liquid Intelligence by curator and WIELS Director Dirk Snauwaert. 14.04.2019
14:00 Dutch tour
16:00 French tour
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Kids

Family Funday

In the framework of the exhibition of Ellen Gallagher  Read more

Residence

George Rippon: Upper Lower Middle

George Rippon, resident at WIELS in 2017, shows a body of work. Read more

Sorana Munsya takes you through the exhibition Liquid Intelligence by Ellen Gallagher and Edgar Cleijne.

Assistant of the artistic director (Toma Muteba Luntumbue) of the 5th... Read more

Guided tour in the exhibition One Inch Off by Benoît Platéus by Phillip Van den Bossche, director of Mu.ZEE, Ostend. Phillip Van den Bossche studied art history in Ghent (BE), and... Read more

Kids

Art&Kids

A special day for children aged 4 to 11 with workshops and a programme designed just for them!

Programme:

13:00-17:00 (continuously)
(Re)experience the exhibition of Ellen... Read more

Screening

Film screening: Wan Pipel

This film classic was the first full-length film by the Surinamese-Dutch director Pim de la Parra. Made in 1976, it was also the first film that was made after the independence of Suriname.
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Performance

Performatik 2019: Ula Sickle & HYOID

During Performatik, the Brussels festival of contemporary performance or ‘live art’, WIELS proposes two projects connecting visual art, performance and architecture: a performance by Ula Sickle... Read more

During Performatik, the Brussels festival of contemporary performance or ‘live art’, WIELS proposes two projects connecting visual art, performance and architecture: a performance by Ula Sickle... Read more

At the invitation of JAP (Jeunesse et Arts Plastiques), Benoît Platéus presents Double Messieurs by Jean-François Stévenin, an exceptional French director who means a lot to the Belgian... Read more

The work of Ellen Gallagher - in collaboration with Edgar Cleijne - is catalysed by the histories of blossoming African-American popular culture and political emancipation movements. Her practice... Read more

Artist Otobong Nkanga takes you through the exhibition Liquid Intelligence by Ellen Gallagher and Edgar Cleijne. Read more

Kids

Family Funday

In the framework of the exhibition of Benoit Platéus Read more

Residence - Lecture

Presentation of the artists in residency

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Performance

Museum Night Fever

In the framework of Museum Night Fever, WIELS welcomes the theater students of the Institut des arts de diffusion (IAD) for an evening full of  performances and guided tours inspired by the... Read more

Residence

Stefano Faoro: Soft Knees

Former WIELS resident Stefano Faoro presents new work in the Project Room.   Read more

Guided tour in the exhibition One Inch Off by Benoît Platéus by artist Aline Bouvy. The multidisciplinary practice of Aline Bouvy is characterized by her refusal to compromise or to adapt... Read more

The artist and curator take you through the exhibition One Inch Off.
06.02.2019, 19:00
In French
Free (1st nocturne of the month)
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Residence

Sine Van Menxel: Baadsters

Former WIELS resident Sine Van Menxel presents new work in the WIELS Project Room. WIELS Project Room
02.02 - 17.02.2019
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Event

Benefit Auction Gala Dinner

Since its opening in Brussels in 2007, WIELS has organized groundbreaking exhibitions of Belgian and international artists, both emerging and established, while developing a residency programme... Read more

Don't miss this final occasion to visit the exhibitions of René Daniëls and Koenraad Dodobbeleer! Come along on Sunday, January 6th, and take part in the various activities for all ages! Read more

In the framework of the exhibition of René Daniëls: Fragments from an Unfinished Novel, WIELS invites artist Benjamin Verdonck. In collaboration with Lucas Van Haesbroeck, Benjamin... Read more