Visite guidée de l'exposition de Francis Alÿs par l'artiste Edith Dekyndt, une proche d'Alÿs avant son départ au Mexique. Read more

The artist will present his Abstracta project currently presented at Wiels and his research related to the project. Wiels will also launches the artist's two first books based on his work... Read more

Visite guidée de l'exposition de Francis Alÿs par le maître architecte Olivier Bastin, qui a organisé une exposition d'Alÿs en duo avec l'artiste Mélanie Smith en 1992. Read more

We are pleased to announce the screening of the videos "Obsession" (2008) and "Naked Freedom" (2010) by Marina Gržinić and Aina Smid, followed by the presentation of the book "Public... Read more

Une exposition comme projet développé par l'artiste Maartje Fliervoet, durant les 8 mois de sa résidence au Wiels. Fffhhh, Ssszzhh –ou– Fffhhh, Cchhzzz

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Visite guidée de l'exposition de Francis Alÿs par le commissaire d'exposition et professeur Piet Vanrobaeys, qui a organisé la première exposition monographique de l'artiste en Belgique (Gand... Read more

Thanks to the generosity of internationally renown artists who wish to support the art centre, Wiels organizes an exceptional auction on Wednesday 24.11.2010. The auction conducted by Sotheby's will... Read more

Visite guidée de l'exposition de Francis Alÿs par Jef Lambrecht, journaliste à la VRT qui a interviewé l'artiste pour le documentaire As Long as I'm Walking que lui a dédié le... Read more

Exposition de l'artiste en résidence Magali Lefebvre. Read more

Evelyne Axell can be considered a "pure product" of the sixties : in both her life and her work, she incorporated the consumerism and pleasure-seeking attitude of her time, but also its share of... Read more

In 1964, Evelyne Axell put an end to her promising career as a TV presenter, actress and film writer to devote herself solely to her art practice, an artist's life that abruptly  ended in a... Read more


Laurent Dupont-Garitte : To Reside

Verb 1. reside - make one's home in a particular place or community
domicile, domiciliate, shack
rusticate - live in the country and lead a rustic lifeRead more

Residence - Lecture

Presentation of the new artists in residentcy

The new artists in residency at WIELS talk about their work during an evening of short lectures, followed by a drink. Join us and meet the new artists who will be working with us until the end of the... Read more


Vincen Beeckman: COUSINS

Durant une année, le photographe Vincen Beeckman accompagne un groupe d’adolescents du quartier bas-Forest. Avec patience et bons nombre d'appareils jetables distribués au gré des rencontres... Read more


*Supreme Sunday*

Don't miss the last day of the exhibition of Wangechi Mutu and of the group show in the Project Room and join us for a Supreme Sunday afternoon at Wiels. DJ KWAK will spin... Read more

Lecture by Elvan Zabunyan

Wangechi Mutu's work manifests a deeply personal and singular character. While her Kenyan origin and American education make her a perfect... Read more

Martin Laborde reunit les travaux de onze artistes pour une proposition dont le titre et le motif ont pour formule le texte des Trois Petits Cochons, privé de sa... Read more


Rehabilitation Closing Party

For the closing of the exhibition Rehabilitation, join us on Sunday afternoon for a DJ set and outdoor bar.

Music by Rick Shiver

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Discover in premiere and in the presence of the artist the limited edition created by Ben Cain following his exhibition at Wiels The Making of the Means. + DJ Juicy Jugs Read more


Spirits and Landscapes

Spirits and Landscapes Installation by the artist in residency Ada Van Hoorebeke, including works by Nele Tas, Stijn Van Dorpe, Anouk Kruithof  and Yoko Enoki. Sound installation... Read more


Presentation in Studio Nr.1

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Entr’acte – A Form In Between
Literally indicating the time in between acts in 17th century French Baroque theater—but also the moment between a given gesture or action —... Read more

The conference by Michel Baudson will propose an "archeo-technical" approach to video art before the 80s, when the analog processing of temporal images and the limits of their definitions... Read more

Christoph Schlingensief was born in 1960 in Oberhausen. With films including Das deutsche Kettensägenmassaker and Terror 2000, art installations, exhibitions and actionist projects such as the... Read more

The Halles de Schaerbeek and the Festival Momentum invite two performers for a residency in Brussels for one month.  Shima, invited by Festival Trouble, and Angie Seah, by Festival Momentum, talk... Read more


PA/PER VIEW: Art Book Fair

PA/PER VIEW art book fair will bring together 33 of Europe's leading artist book publishers during Belgium's most intense contemporary art weekend. Leave your laptop behind and come and browse... Read more


Models of authorship

Models of Authorship

The seminar will discuss models of authorship from four different perspectives: Jonathan Monk (artist), Joost Smiers (legal theorist), Seth Siegelaub... Read more

Véronique Danneels will present the political, sexual and relational commitments specific to the AIDS activist movement and its intersections with the art and performance scene in Belgium. These... Read more


Bus trip to "America"

In the context of Felix Gonzalez-Torres. Specific Objects without Specific Form co-curated by artist Danh Vo and currently on view at Wiels, a tour is being offered to view one of the... Read more

The Brussels gallery director Xavier Hufkens had the privilege of working with the artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres, whose only monographic exhibition in Belgium he organized during the artist's... Read more

In the context of his solo exhibition currently on view at Wiels, Melvin Moti will speak about his artistic practice and introduce two of his recent films, which will be screened after the... Read more

Reality or Symbolism A debate initiated by Francisco Camacho with Dorothée Dupuis, Inti Guerrero, Matthieu Laurette and Theo Tegelaers. The subject being the relation between political ideas... Read more

'The […] ambivalence of tourism, which also applies to our world in general, is reality and its copy at a time when copies are increasingly more realistic and reality is increasingly... Read more


Workshop La Cambre

During 1 week, 24 students from various departments at the art school La Cambre work in immersion in Felix Gonzalez-Torres' work under the supervision of Thierry De Duve. The students' work... Read more


Look who's Talking: Danh Vo

Visite guidée de la seconde version de la rétrospective de Felix Gonzalez-Torres curatée par l'artiste Danh Vo.

Danh Vo (né en 1975 à Saigon, Vietnam; vit et travail à Berlin) est... Read more


Symposium: MTL & Art & Project

MTL & Art & Project - The origin of minimal and conceptual art in Belgium and The Netherlands

In the light of MoMA's (New York) recent exhibition and publication about the Art... Read more

Verksted #11 - 'Sol LeWitt's Sentences on Conceptual Art: Manuscript and Draft Materials 1968–69'

In January 1969 LeWitt's Sentences on Conceptual Art were first published in the magazine... Read more


Lecture: Communisms' Afterlives

A conference curated by Elena Sorokina and Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez for The Public School. With contributions from Adrian Rifkin, Marko Stamenkovic, Oxana Timofeeva, Grant Watson.... Read more

In recent times, the culture industry has capitalised on the work ethic of the art world - its ever-youthful energy, allure of freedom, flexible working hours, short-term or lack of contracts -... Read more

Visite guidée (FR & EN) de l'exposition Felix Gonzalez Torres: Specific Objects without Specific Form avec la curatrice de la rétrospective Elena Filipovic.

Elena Filipovic est... Read more

Working mainly with video and group performances, Johanna Billing (1973, lives and works in Stockholm) is known for her investigations into collaboration and collective experience. Hovering... Read more

At the event of the exhibition of Andro Wekua in the gallery Barbara Gladstone in Brussels, Wiels presents Sayat Nova (1969) by Armenian director Sergei Parajanov, a film selected by the artist... Read more


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