Kids - Screening

Cine Club

Every last SUNDAY of the month at 10:30 am the cine-club presents an original selection of innovative short animated films and children's movies from all over the world for childeren from 5 to 10... Read more

David Claerbout will personally introduce his newly published book dedicated to his graphic oeuvre, which offers a look behind the scenes of his seminal video works.    Belgian... Read more

PUBLIKATIONEN + EDITIONEN, in collaboration with Wiels and Etablissement d'en face, host a screening of videos presented by Frances Scholz and Mark von Schlegell. Frances Scholz, Scholz, a painter... Read more

Dieter Roelstraete, one of the members of the curatorial team of Documenta 14, will give an overview of the project to date, ahead of its opening in Athens and later in Kassel in 2017. Roelstraete... Read more

WIELS Senior Curator gives an informal tour of Klara Lidén’s exhibition, speaking about the artist’s way of working and the new pieces created especially for this exhibition. Wednesday... Read more

Jürgen Bock, curator and founding director of Maumaus in Lisbon, presents the lecture Leaden Times in the Back of Beyond, or the History of Sensitivity in Portuguese Arts in the 1960s and... Read more

Kids

Family Funday

This Sunday 06.12, discover Stan Douglas's exhibition with your children Free with your entrance ticket-without reservation !!Limited places- Please arrive 15 min... Read more

Residence

Franz Zar

Austrian artist Franz Zar concludes his residency at WIELS with an installation that engages the exhibition space as a whole. The individual works are deliberately conceived on the threshold of... Read more

The Swedish, Berlin-based artist and poet Karl Holmqvist is a longstanding friend of Klara Lidén and has previously written about her work. This autumn they are collaborating together on a new... Read more

Kids - Screening

Cine-Club for children

Every last SUNDAY of the month at 10:30, the cine-club presents an original selection of innovative short animated films and children's movies from all over the world. Price: 4€/p For kids 5-10 years old Info & reservation : kids@wiels.org   Read more

As part of its thematic "Colonies: Inheritance and Taboos", PointCulture welcomes, in collaboration with the L'Art Même, professional journal of the plastic arts of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels,... Read more

Residence - Lecture

Presentation of the new artists-in-residence

Throughout the evening, current artists-in-residence of WIELS will introduce their work by means of short presentations. The perfect opportunity to get acquainted with our residents before the end of... Read more

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event is cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience   Read more

Kids - Screening - Festival

Filemon@wiels

The international festival for kids will be held for the 9th time this year. It will take place in a wide range of cinema’s and other public spaces from the 1st until the 8th of... Read more

Kids

Brussels Museums Nocturnes

Tonight, our mediators propose tailor-made visits to the exhibition on Canadian photographer Stan Douglas: invent picture-inspired stories, step into characters’ shoes, strike a pose… It is such... Read more

A guided tour of the exhibition Stan Douglas: Interregnum by artist David Claerbout. David Claerbout is a Belgian artist working in the media of photography, video, sound,... Read more

Kids - Screening - Festival

FILEM'ON@WIELS

The international festival for kids will be held for the 9th time this year. It will take place in a wide range of cinema’s and other public spaces from the 1st until the 8th of... Read more

Taking on art critic Raphaële Jeune’s term “artwork-artist-trademark”, Ludovic Chemarin© is a project founded by Damien Beguet and P. Nicolas Ledoux. 

In 2011 they purchased upon... Read more

Kids

Family Funday

This Sunday 01.11, discover Stan Douglas's exhibition with your children Free with your entrance ticket-without reservation !!Limited places- Please arrive 15 min... Read more

Public opening of the exhibition Battement battu by Klara Lidén, with a concert by Tvillingarna. Founded in Stockholm in 2006, Tvillingarna have worked together with Klara Lidén to make... Read more

A guided tour of the exhibition Stan Douglas: Interregnum by curator Dirk Snauwaert. 25.10.2015, 15:00
In French/Dutch
Free with a ticket of the exhibition  To... Read more

Kids - Screening

Cine-Club

Theme: Home sweet Home Read more

To celebrate the release of their album S/T, Jean D.L. and Sandrine Verstraete give a free concert at WIELS. Jean D.L. and Sandrine Verstraete found each other while each was... Read more

Eric de Bruyn and Sven Lütticken, writers on the work of Stan Douglas, will host an evening of discussion and film clips in relation to the artist’s The Secret... Read more

Lecture

Artist’s talk: Sam Durant

Sam Durant’s multifaceted practice often draws upon American history to explore topics of contemporary political and social importance. For example, his projects have included a proposal for a... Read more

A day of presentations, reading sessions, film projections and debates around the ideas of Edouard Glissant and Thomas Hirschhorn's new work for Atopolis titled "Globalization Reversed". Elaborated... Read more

Lecture

WIELS @ VENICE 2015

WIELS @ VENICE 2015 Dialogues between WIELS’ programme and the Venice biennale Two evenings of presentations by the curatorial team of WIELS with guest... Read more

11:00 - Book presentation - EN Work/Travail/Arbeid (WIELS, Rosas, Mercatorfonds) WIELS, Rosas and Mercatorfonds are delighted to present the catalogue of the... Read more

On Sunday 13 September, WIELS, Rosas and the Mercatorfonds will launch the catalogue of the exhibition Work/Travail/Arbeid. During this presentation, the choreographer Anne Teresa De... Read more

16:00 - Talk - FR Sally Bonn: Une volonté de faire Thomas Hirschhorn (Macula éditions)  Sally Bonn, coordinator of the « Les... Read more

Festival - Bookshop

WIELS ART BOOK FAIR

Following the annual art bookfair Pa/Per View, WIELS organizes for the first time in September a new fair presenting over 50 artists, publishers & collectors who offer art books, artists’s books photo books, catalogues, periodicals & other printed matter to public. WIELS Art Book Fair 2015Opening: 11.09.2015, 18:00-21:00Saturday 12 & Sunday 13.09.2015, 11:00-18:00 Read more

Theaterfestival selects Work/Travail/Arbeid by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. To mark the occasion of the selection, Rosas, WIELS and Ictus will be reprising the exhibition for a period of three days, from 11 to 13 September starting at 11 am and closing at 8 pm. More information and tickets can be obtained from www.theaterfestival.be.   Read more

Don't Trust Anyone Over 30 is a satiric entertainment continuing Dan Graham's cultural analysis of the '60s, which began with his 1981 video Rock My ReligionDon't... Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Atopolis in Mons by WIELS director Dirk Snauwaert, co-curator of the exhibition. Look Who's Talking in Mons: Dirk SnauwaertRead more

Music

Finissage Un-Scene III

Join us to celebrate the end of Un-Scene III, a group exhibition of 13 emerging artists in or from Belgium.on Sunday, August 9th with a snack and a drink. Music by Walden &... Read more

Presentation of the catalogue published by WIELS on the occasion of the exhibition Un-Scene III and designed by Brussels based designer Goda Budvytyté. It comprises 13 booklets, held together in an... Read more

Guided tour of Un-Scene III by Erika Hock, Marnie Slater & Freek Wambacq, artists included in the show, together with Zoë Gray. 19:00 In English. Read more

Event

WE PASS SUMMER DEAL

Buy a WE PASS or DOUBLE WE PASS now and get not only free entrance to all the exhibitions and events at WIELS but also a free ticket to Atopolis and a first class train ticket to... Read more

Guided tour of Un-Scene III by Béatrice Balcou, Hedwig Houben & Yuki Okumura, artists included in the show, together with Zoë Gray, curator. 19:00 In English. Read more

Guided tour of Un-Scene III by Jean-Baptiste Bernadet, Sébastien Bonin & Julien Meert, artists included in the show, together with Devrim Bayar, curator. 19:00 In... Read more

Fascinated by the way we encounter art works, Béatrice Balcou creates ceremonies that focus all our attention on the moment of looking. She creates performances called ceremonies, intimate moments... Read more

Fascinated by the way we encounter art works, Béatrice Balcou creates ceremonies that focus all our attention on the moment of looking. She creates performances called ceremonies, intimate moments... Read more

Jubilee is proud to announce the presentation of “In-Residence Magazine #02”, an artist publication by Vermeir & Heiremans in the form of a lifestyle magazine, which offers background... Read more

Guided tour of Un-Scene III by Stephanie Kiwitt, Marina Pinsky & Leen Voet, artists included in the show, together with Zoë Gray, curator. 19:00 In English. Read more

A book about a temporary architecture office. A reflection on scale models as spaces of negotiation. Models as places where the architect's desire becomes visible, without compromises. All... Read more

SuperVliegSuperMouche needs you! More than 5,000 visitors are expected on Sunday, June 14 in the Parc of Forest for the 4th edition of the Art Festival for children.
60 performances and... Read more

Soft Places is a selection of works on paper by Harold Ancart hat have been realized between 2009 and 2015. This book presents the first semi abstract and monochromatic drawings and witnesses their... Read more

Guided tour of Un-Scene III by Kasper Bosmans & Leen Voet, artists included in the show, together with Zoë Gray, curator. 19:00 In Dutch Read more

Socio-artistic

Exhibition Ricochet

The "Maison de Quartier Saint-Antoine " and WIELS are pleased to invite you to the exhibition RICOCHET This exhibition presents the weekly work of a group of woman of The "Espace Femmes "of Forest. The Workshops were animated by the artist Catherine Evrad.VERNISSAGE  Friday  22.05 at 17:00 Infos: welcome@wiels.org - 02 340 00 52 Read more

To celebrate the finissage of her Work/Travail/Arbeid, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker speaks in conversation with French dancer-choreographer Jérôme Bel. Read more

Festival - Performance

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker & Rosas: My Breathing Is My Dancing

On the occasion of Work/Travail/Arbeid, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker will be working at WIELS for nine weeks. The progress-in-work she will be developing behind closed doors takes a simple human movement, namely breathing, as basic principle.  Read more

What are the gestures in the sound of music and the movement of musicians that shape the “spiral of time”? What does it mean to perform a choreography of musical gestures, and redistribute the visible and the audible by bodily movement outside of concert? Read more

This film shows 7 people who each have a different relationship with artist Jef Geys (acquaintances, family members, directors of art institutions ...). They talk about the artist and the person he... Read more

This event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Read more

A panel in the framework of the exhibition Body Talk: Feminism, Sexuality and the Body in the Work of Six African Women Artists Read more

Socio-artistic

PALISSADE

an artistic intervention by Obetre on the fence between WIELS ans Brass; based on recycled wood, collected by the neighbours Read more

"My idea for this talk is to implement what I have been calling for a while a process of ‘co-imagination’. I will spend one day as close as possible with the piece, and then organize my thoughts and topics of discussion as they emerge in the process of living the experience of the work as it unfolds throughout the day."  Read more

The work of Gwendolyn Lootens consists mainly of drawing and video and the movements that are taking place in between. There is no premeditated plan: the hand draws a line, followed by the eyes,... Read more

In continuation of cultural studies and post-colonial studies, contemporary artists have developed artistic practices based on the recovery of archives. The African Odysseys exhibition at... Read more

Introduction of the publication APRES UN COUP DE DES by MICHEL LORAND. A presentation by JACQUES SOJCHER. Jacques Sojcher will introduce the edition "APRES UN COUP DE DES"... Read more

In the past several years, the art world has embraced dance as never before, with myriad exhibitions, film screenings, performances, residencies, even acquisitions. Many are asking why—Why dance? Why now?  Read more

Event

Artist Talk: Otobong Nkanga

Nigerian-born and Antwerp-based artist Otobong Nkanga reflects metonymically on the use and cultural value of natural resources, revealing how the meaning and function of the same products are relative within different cultures. Read more

Two celebrated dancer-choreographers are brought together to speak about dance and the exhibition form. Read more

Event

Museum Night Fever 2015

During MNF, spend the evening immersing yourself in a blend of cultures! Visit the Body Talk exhibition to find out how African artists tackle feminism, sexuality and the body today. Teresa... Read more

This project is conceived as a “narrated exhibition”. It features artists who explore the ethnic, linguistic or cultural communities and minorities coexisting in the European societies today. The exhibition takes the form of a one-night live event, in which each artist presents one work or a work in progress through narrative or performative means.   Read more

Am I the only one who is like me ?  This is a question characteristic of Saddie Choua’s life and work. It problematizes the position of the solitary “I” that is also never... Read more

What significance does the mobilization of the body in the artistic practices of African women have today? Read more

Bernard Heidsieck, la poésie en action  A film by Anne-Laure Chamboissier and Philippe Franck, in collaboration with Gilles Coudert The film,... Read more

The artists in residency at WIELS present their work during an evening of short lectures, followed by a drink.   With:   • Stefano Faoro (1984, Italy)   • Benjamin Installé (1990,... Read more

An anthology of film scenes about how to frame, shoot, light and develop film, and also, perhaps, about how to commit suicide with a camera. This sequence is based on technical and popularising works... Read more

“When I asked Pierre Leguillon if there was a Promise of the Screen dedicated to musical comedy, his answer came in the form of an invitation: he made me promise to make one myself. When somebody... Read more

Round table discussion with the artists of Body Talk: Feminism, Sexuality and the Body in the Work of Six African Women Artists, moderated by curator Koyo Kouoh. With Zoulikha... Read more

Ad Reinhardt is best known for his black monochromes, or ‘ultimate paintings’, which were produced during the 1960s. He is also well known are the satirical comic strips and illustrations he made... Read more

In cinema, the straight line that delineates the counter in the frame of an image, always ultimately symbolises the possible crossing of a boundary. Through a selection of more than sixty film... Read more

In 1988, a puppet theatre was exhibited in Marie-Puck Broodthaers’ Galerie des Beaux-Arts located on 20-22 rue Ravenstein in Brussels. This theatre, painted in navy blue and adorned with animal... Read more

Nursery school children have no difficulty operating in different worlds that apparently have nothing in common with each other. They behave and think autonomously and are highly skilled in... Read more

In conjunction with the release of its second volume, Mémoire Universelle (MU) is pleased to present an event in collaboration with Wiels. Pursuing its reflection on the notion of the... Read more

In a short documentary film directed by Hans Namuth and Paul Falkenberg in 1969, Josef Albers explains his painting technique and discusses his famous interpretation of chromatic interactions. He... Read more

A colorful cocktail made of funny animated films by Norman McLaren, Len Lye and Robert Breer. A real eye-catcher, and not just for children!  From... Read more

Performance

Slideshow/Cloakroom

“As productions developing from one presentation to another, the slideshows that Pierre Leguillon has been creating since 1993 are intended to reflect on the proliferation, migration and... Read more

Jo Ractliffe
After War Border war for some, civil war or war of liberation for others, since 2007, the photographer Jo Ractliffe (The Cape, South Africa, 1961)... Read more

This event is cancelled       Tris Vonna-Michell (b. 1982, Southend-on-Sea, UK) is a British artist, who stages... Read more

WIELS, erg and Pierre Leguillon invite you to the presentation by Patricia Falguières, director of the collection "Lectures Maison Rouge", of the book CARLO SCARPA: L'ART D'EXPOSER The work of... Read more

In 1895, in Vienna, Freud and Josef Breuer jointly published “Studies on Hysteria”, the work that founded the discipline of psychoanalysis. In that same year in Paris, Louis Lumière projected... Read more

The most beautiful film credits by two masters of the genre, for whom the credits were a veritable “film within the film”. When credits become an art. Montage by Adrien Faucheux and Philippe... Read more

WIELS is pleased to invite you to the opening weekend of The Museum of Mistakes. 

Conceived by the French artist Pierre Leguillon, The Museum of Mistakes brings together works that... Read more