Residence

Suse Weber: Formula - Kongorama#3

The sculpture’s origin lies in the manifestation of a symbol of power. The monument, the pedestal, and the rows of seats stipulate a code of behavior. Dimensions, placement, and material have the... Read more

Residence

Anders Nordby: Clinical Impression

The mirror reflects the gallery and viewer back on themselves, questioning the role of the institution and the visitor within it.

After inviting the art collective Institutt for Degenerert... Read more

Residence - Lecture - Screening

Residency Screening, Reading & Exhibition

The artists in residency invite you to an evening of presentation of their work. With: David Catherall, Rob Johannesma, Stephanie Kiwitt, Liesbeth Marit and Anders Nordby Read more

A lecture by Mieke Bal

A trip through the exhibition Serendipity is a discovery voyage of the miraculous nature of the everyday. Ann Veronica Janssens devotes her work to this politics of... Read more

Click here for pictures of the installation

The artist in residency Anders Nordby invites the collective of Norvegian artists, Institutt for Degenerert Kunst, of which he is a member, to... Read more

Event

Benefit Auction & Party!

Thanks to the generosity of internationally renown artists who wish to support Wiels, we have the pleasure to invite you to an exceptional evening at Wiels, during which a benefit auction will... Read more

Performance

Kenneth Andrew Mroczek: Solstice Workshop

The Solstice workshop is a six week monday night introductory Kundalini yoga course into the context of art presented by Kenneth Andrew Mroczek. 

Kenneth Andrew Mroczek (b.1981... Read more

Lecture

Is Art a Lie?

For its 30th birthday, the SOFAM (Société des Auteurs dans le domaine des Arts visuels) organizes a colloquium and a party at Wiels on the theme of appropriation.

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The light environments which made Ann Veronica Janssens famous in the late 90s belong to a genealogy of artworks which throughout the twentieth century, have immersed viewers in a sensory... Read more

Event

Touching the Sky

In collaboration with Atelier Graphoui and in the context of the exhibition of Ann Veronica Janssens, Wiels presents a selection of animation films about the sky. Gathering artists' productions... Read more

Event

Short Tracks

Short Tracks is a visual marathon of 24 solo exhibitions lasting 30 minutes each and succeeding one another on the first floor of Wiels between noon and midnight. A unique opportunity to discover... Read more

Festival

Finnish Designer Awards '08

The association of professional graphic designers, Grafia, and the Finnish association of designers, Ornamo award each year 6 remarkable designers. This year's winners are exhibited at the... Read more

Residence

Tiago Mestre : Specific Sunset

Specific Sunset by Tiago Mestre architecturally ‘scales’ ( 10:1 / a scale that is never used in architectural practice as its “bigger than reality”) the emotional intensity of film to produce... Read more

Event

Luc Tuymans Closing Party

Sunday August 2: Last day of the Luc Tuymans exhibition

FREE entrance from 11am until 8pm

Kids workshops from 2 to 4pm (5€ - on reservation)

In addition, you can discover... Read more

Lina Grumm, artist in residency at Wiels, invites 3 artists  to exhibit at Wiels. From 30 July to 16 August, a series of three exhibitions will take place in the project space located at the... Read more

Residence

Ben Cain: The Making of the Means

Former artist in residency at Wiels, Ben Cain presents a large installation on the first floor of Wiels during the summer entitled The Making of the Means.

In some sense there is nothing... Read more

Event

Swap Your Clothes

SWAP YOUR CLOTHES!

Before the summer sales, make some room in your closet! A clothes swap is organized for Friday July 3rd from 5 to 9pm in the new café of Wiels. Bring 3 pieces minimum... Read more

Visite guidée de l'exposition de Luc Tuymans par François Liénard.

François Liénard (Texas, 1967) est organisateur d'expositions avec le Chalet de Haute Nuit (1994-2008), éditeur de... Read more

The lecture will focus on one of Kippenberger's less known but perhaps most important conceptual projects: MOMAS: The Museum of Modern Art, on the island of Syros, Greece.... Read more

Lecture on Bruno Serralongue's work by Catherine Mayeur

Since the beginning of the 90's, Bruno Serralongue imitates the procedures of photojournalism to produce images in total shift... Read more

From the late '60s until his untimely death in 1983, Guy de Cointet was an active member of the Los Angeles art scene whose encrypted works on paper and theatrical productions using readymade... Read more

The television program Goudvis on Canvas sketches the portrait of renowned Belgian artists. On Sunday May 31, the program will be dedicated to Francis Alÿs. But the tv viewers will be able to... Read more

Bear Bones, Lay Low

Ernesto González has exchanged the Chavez regime for Waterloo in Belgium. He took a guitar in his hands, exercized his Hendrix skills, was introduced to the world of... Read more

Public debate between Carles Guerra, Kasia Ruchel-Stockmans, Alexander Streitberger and Dirk Snauwaert

After a closed workshop conducted by Carles Guerra for the students of the KULeuven... Read more

Colloquium organised by the Kunstenplatform van de Universitaire Associatie Brussel (Het Brussels model) with: Luc Tuymans (Antwerp), Gottfried Boehm (Basel) and Hans de Wolf... Read more

Event

Book launch: Unconcealed

Unconcealed: The International Network of Conceptual Artists 1967–77. Dealers, Exhibitions and Public Collections
By Sophie Richard († 2007)
Edited and with an introduction by Lynda... Read more

Screening

RADICAL CINEMA

Experimental films selected by Christian Lebrat / Paris Expérimental

This screening is organized at the event of the 42nd issue of the art magazine l'art même, which new edition is... Read more

Jordi Vidal presents his film  and talks with Bruno Serralongue after the screening

Servitude et Simulacra
Jordi Vidal and Stéphane Goxe
France 2008 - 45’
In... Read more

Program:
Presentation of Open 16 by Jorinde Seijdel, Editor in Chief of Open

Lectures:
- Pascal Gielen: The Biennal. A Post-institution for the... Read more

Residence - Lecture

Presentation of the new artists in residency

The new artists in residency at Wiels present their work during an evening of lectures.

With: David Catherall (CA), Lina Grumm (DE), Paul Hendrickse (NL), Stephanie Kiwitt (D), Fiona... Read more

ZONES DE CHALANDISE
Photographs by Michel Couturier, text by Raymond Balau.

- Michel Couturier and Raymond Balau in conversation with Tania Nasielski, moderator.

- Projection of... Read more

See the video of the performance of Messieurs Delmotte on Walking Voice TV Read more

Residence

Before the Dark Falls

Met: Thomas Bernardet, Ben Cain, Aurelie Gelade, Beatrice Gibson, Mayumi Kimura, Wobbe Micha, Jimmy Owenns, Yoann Van Parys, Jochen Weber

De kunstenaars  van de tweede sessie van het... Read more

20.02.2009: 20.00
Simona Denicolai & Ivo Provoost (fr)
+ Danai Anesiadou (en)

Le champ moderne du Sploing
The artist duo Simona Denicolai & Ivo Provoost and Claire... Read more

Lecture

Look Who's Talking / Heidi Voet

Heidi Voet guides you round the exhibition and proposes her subjective view: a unique visit of the exhibition Un-Scene ! Heidi Voet’s work is concentrated on the idea of one’s position in time and... Read more

17.02.2009: 20.00
Agence / Agency / Agentschap
(nl/fr/en)

Agency, founded by Kobe Matthys in 1992), compiles lists of "quasi-things", things that raise doubts: are they part of... Read more

Lecture

Round Table: A Prior

Professor at the University of Leuven Rudi Laermans in conversation with Els Roelandt, chief editor A Prior Magazine: A discussion on the position of a Belgian based magazine in a globalised... Read more

Geert Goiris
Geert Goiris does not make photographic records. His works are best described as ‘photographic encounters’. He endeavours the impossible: to seek the one-off moment. At best,... Read more

Lecture

Round table: CODE Magazine

United we stand, divided we fall Read more

Benoit Platéus proposes his subjectieve view on the Un-Scene exhibition : a unique conference ! Read more

Event

K(NOW) ART

K(NOW) ART organises a guided visit in the exhibition Un-Scene on the 1st of February at 4 P.M with curator Charles Gohy.
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Lecture

Round Table: (SIC) Magazine

Between top and turning back on se repose Read more

Screening

Film / Sad In Country, part 1 & 2

two films by Catherine Vertige & Kosten Koper Read more

Lecture

Round Table: Janus Magazine

Curating a Generation Read more