Dareen Abbas: Immersion

In Immersion, Dareen Abbas seizes the passage of events as a means to delicately reveal dimensions that can only be accessed indirectly, through interweaving of archetypal imagery and... Read more

As an engaged participant of the Ho Chi Minh City art scene for many years, Céline Alexandre provides insight into the exhibition Monsoon Melody through her in-depth knowledge of... Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Wolfgang Tillmans: Today Is The First Day by artist Max Pinckers.

Max Pinckers (b.1988, BE) is an artist based in... Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Wolfgang Tillmans: Today Is The First Day by writer Souria Cheurfi.

Souria Cheurfi is a 30-year-old... Read more

WIELS is pleased to be part of the worldwide presentation of the work “Untitled” (Fortune Cookie Corner) by Félix González-Torres (1957–1996), a work that was previously shown in the... Read more

Artist and filmmaker Melvin Moti trains his eye on Thao Nguyen Phan’s filmic trilogy Monsoon Melody and gives his own take on her poetic and insightful work. Melvin Moti... Read more

In 2018, Thao Nguyen Phan released the artist’s book Voyages de Rhodes, published and commissioned by NTU CCA Singapore. One of its editors, the renowned curator Ute Meta Bauer... Read more

Christoph Ruys was 17 years old when he discovered the work of Wolfgang Tillmans in i-D magazine. 30 years later, he still considers the artist's work as a condition for truly understanding the... Read more

Drawing on Thao Nguyen Phan’s research on the postcolonial history of Vietnam, the round-table unfolds the multifaceted and layered bond between poetics and collective memory. The evening brings... Read more

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

On the World Water Day 2020 dedicated to climate change, WIELS hosts a conversation on ecology, crossing the perspectives of art and science. The conversation will explore a key issue that emerges... Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Wolfgang Tillmans: Today Is The First Day by artist Max Pinckers.

Max Pinckers (b.1988, BE) is an artist based in Brussels, Belgium.... Read more

WIELS Senior curator Zoë Gray gives a guided tour of Monsoon Melody. She focuses on the aspect of play in Thao Nguyen Phan’s work and draws upon her essay in the... Read more


Museum Night Fever 2020 - CANCELLED

Following the recommendations of the federal government and the decision taken by the mayors of all Brussels districts regarding large-scale events and the spread of the Coronavirus, the Museum Night... Read more

Due to logistical circumstances, the symposium “Critical (re) positions” has been cancelled.   The meetings within the Critical (re)positions-symposia that... Read more

An evening with curator Sandrine Colard & Belgian premiere of Nuit Debout by Nelson Makengo Following the critically acclaimed 6th edition of the Biennale of... Read more


Salome Schmuki: Writing Is Repetition

Salome Schmuki, resident at WIELS in 2018, examines the structure and organization of language, the way in which written language is coded, and relationships and/or disruptions in... Read more

« Real metamorphosis »: The work of Wolfgang Tillmans through the prism of the history of art and photography Alexander Streitberger is Professor of art history at the Université... Read more

“Giving is one of the most underrated values in society. By setting up something that I can share with others, I become part of the world. Sharing is the antidote to loneliness, when you share you... Read more

WIELS pays tribute to artist Philippe Van Snick (1946 - 2019). Three authors, who collaborated with Van Snick in recent years, take part in a panel discussion looking into the... Read more


Look Who's Talking: Devrim Bayar (FR)

Guided tour of the exhibition Wolfgang Tillmans: Today Is The First Day by curator Devrim Bayar.

09.02.2020, 15:00
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Eirik Senje: Ensemble humain

Many of you know me as one who is kind. Others amongst you know me as one who is indifferent. Others still, praise and blame me for my disinterestedness. Some of you consider me an adversary.... Read more

Guided tour of the exhibition Wolfgang Tillmans: Today Is The First Day by Martin Germann, independent curator.

Martin Germann works as independent curator and... Read more

On the first day of the exhibition Monsoon Melody, join us for a discussion between the artist Thao Nguyen Phan and curator Zoë Gray, to gain a glimpse behind the scenes of the exhibition... Read more

Join us for the opening of Wolfgang Tillmans: Today Is The First Day (01.02 - 24.05.2020) & Thao Nguyen Phan: Monsoon Melody (01.02 - 26.04.2020)

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Benefit Auction Gala Dinner

Since its opening in Brussels in 2007, WIELS has organized groundbreaking exhibitions of Belgian and international artists, both emerging and established, while developing a residency programme... Read more


Closing day Gabriel Kuri & Open Skies

On the closing day of our current exhibitions Gabriel Kuri: sorted, resorted and Open Skies, WIELS presents a program of events including film screenings, an artist’s book... Read more


Larisa Sitar: Robust Boast

In her new exhibition Robust Boast, Larisa Sitar explores the cultural commodification of classical western styles of architectural decoration and how such motifs have now become... Read more