On the last day of the exhibition Corpus of Helena Almeida, Dirk Snauwaert, artistic director of WIELS, gives a guided tour of the exhibition.  11.12.2016, 15:00
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At a time when climate change and technology are remaking our planet and habitat at exponential growth rates, biosphere and technosphere merge in a manmade world beyond man’s control. In a... Read more

Book presentation and conversation: Erik van Lieshout and curator Zoë Gray will be interviewed by Fucking Good Art (Nienke Terpsma & Rob Hamelijnck), contributors to the book, about the... Read more

During the occupation of the Athens squares in 2011, a collective social and political experiment unfolded that laid the foundation for the rise of an unprecedented grassroots movement, organized... Read more

Art historian John C. Welchman presents a recently published monograph on Guillaume Bijl and his book of essays on contemporary European art. Self-taught artist Guillaume Bijl... Read more


Look who's talking: Dirk Snauwaert

Guided tour of Helena Almeida's exhibition Corpus by Dirk Snauwaert, artistic director of WIELS. 05.11.2016, 15:00
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Candice Hopkins presents the lecture "Sounding the Margins: A Choir of Minor Voices’", an ongoing set of reflections on protest, Indigenous art and sound-based practices.

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In Latvian, to run is pronounced ‘skRIEN’; this is the title of the first disk of AH AH AH éditions*’s new LSDLC collection – The Silence of Conversation. For the simultaneous launch of the... Read more

Kasper Bosmans, artist currently in residence at WIELS, will discuss his two latest publications with Posture Editions and Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, followed by a book signing.... Read more

Luc Coeckelberghs talks about his latest publication, AB-I, with interventions by Sarah de Koning (Sint-Lucas Brussels), the artists Sammy Ben Yakoub, Vincent Geyskens, Lies Daenen and... Read more

Lecture - Performance - Bookshop


WIELS organizes, from 9 until 11 September, a fair in which artists, publishers and collectors offer art books, artists’ books, photo books, catalogues, periodicals and other printed matter on... Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Foreign Places by WIELS curator Caroline Dumalin and artists Sara Deraedt and Robin Vanbesien. 03.08.2016, 19:00
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Lecture - Performance

Lecture/Performance: Grégory Castéra & Patricia Esquivias

Patricia Esquivias has been scanning and photographing the decorative stucco facades of her hometown since 2013. In her frequent encounters with the manmade surfaces of a city,... Read more

Mireille Hildebrandt is a tenured Research Professor on 'Interfacing Law and Technology' at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels. Her research explores the implications of artificial agency for the tenets... Read more

As the coordinator of the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa, a Research Unit of the Faculty of Social Sciences, KULeuven Professor Filip De Boeck (1961, Antwerp) is actively involved... Read more

Sammy Baloji, Hunting & Collecting, published by Mu.ZEE & galerie Imane Farès Edited by Lotte Arndt and Asger Taiaksev With contributions by Sandrine Colard, Phillip Van den... Read more

Lecture - Screening

Screening DISSENT! with Sammy Baloji

As part of both his exhibition at WIELS and his new video Pungulume, Sammy Baloji is presenting Panorama Star of Congo (1912), the first film about the ‘geological scandal’ in... Read more


Artist talk: Mark Dion

Mark Dion (b. Massachusetts, 1961) examines the ways in which dominant ideologies and public institutions shape our understanding of history, knowledge, and the natural world. Appropriating... Read more

Residence - Lecture

Presentation of the Artists-in-Residence

The new artists-in-residence will give insight into their work through a series of short and diverse presentations. Come and get acquainted with the artists who are working at WIELS during the coming... Read more

Vincent Meessen’s exhibition Sire, je suis de l’ôtre pays is at the centre of this day of discursive presentations, during which the maze of the Situationist International will be... Read more

A guided tour of the exhibition Vincent Meessen: Sire, je suis de l’ôtre pays by curator Caroline Dumalin. 02.03.2016, 20:00
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Lecture - Screening

Disarming Design from Palestine

Disarming Design from Palestine is an inclusive design label that presents useful products from Palestine. From wearable fashions to kitchenware, office supplies and table games, all items... Read more

A guided tour of the exhibition Stan Douglas: Interregnum by curator Dirk Snauwaert. 09.01.2016, 15:00
In French/Dutch
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Lecture by Hilde de Bruijn

Hilde de Bruijn explores the work of Klara Lidén through the lens of Asger Jorn’s writings and his ideas on vandalism in art. De Bruijn is curator at the Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen... Read more