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


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


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

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

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 his middle school... Read more


Visual Thinking Strategies: Training

During this 2-day training, Julie Rodeyns of Matchbox vzw will elaborate on a range of techniques that are useful for guides, teachers and other group leaders when starting up and mediating... Read more

A conversation between two ‘voluntary nomads’, both with one foot in Mexico City and the other in Brussels. The artist who “gives form to the contemporary experience of displacement” will... Read more

Gabriel Kuri will guide you through the large selection of his works on show at WIELS and delve into the sorting principles at the heart of his practice. Gabriel Kuri creates... Read more

A look at the shadowy underworld of the Internet where questionable content is removed. When you post something on the web, can you be sure it stays there? Enter a hidden industry of digital... Read more

Linsey McGoey, sociologist and proponent of ignorance studies, talks about her publication The Unknowers and explores relations between power and willful ignorance. Unpacking a range of... Read more

An occasion to discover the material universe of Gabriel Kuri’s work from a museological perspective with Wouter Davidts, whose research focuses on the museum space. Wouter... Read more