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Volxem 2024

29 06 2024 11:00 18:00

On Saturday 29 June, Volxem returns for its second, and more extensive, edition! The Volxem district in Forest/Vorst is rich in venues dedicated to contemporary art, and this year no less than 13 of them invite you for a convivial day of (re)discovery. A single ticket gives you access to all spaces with more than 15 exhibitions to discover and to a special programme of guided walks, group visits, a salon sale and performances.

Participating spaces: A Foundation ◦ Eric Mouchet Gallery ◦ Galila’s P.O.C ◦ Lee-Bauwens Gallery ◦ Level Five ◦ Macadam Gallery ◦ Martin Kudlek Gallery ◦ MONTORO12 Gallery ◦ P.A.R.T.S. ◦ Patrick Heide Contemporary Art ◦ SMOG ◦ SPARE WHEEL ◦ WIELS

Tickets: Pay what you can (€ 2 - 5 - 8 - 12)
Detailed programme below

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Spend a day with family and friends around the Avenue Van Volxem!


GUIDED WALKS (EN/FR/NL) | every hour, a guided walk through the neighbourhood starts at WIELS, connecting a selection of participating spaces

  • Parcours 1 : Eric Mouchet, Martin Kudlek Gallery, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, Galila’s P.O.C | Depart at 11:00 & 14:00

  • Parcours 2 : WIELS, SMOG, Level Five, MONTORO12 Gallery, A Foundation | Depart at 12:00 & 15:00

  • Parcours 3 : P.A.R.T.S., Lee Bauwens Gallery, Macadam Gallery, SPARE WHEEL | Depart at 13:00 & 16:00

Included in the VOLXEM ticket - First come, first served
From 11:00 onwards, last depart at 16:00


A Foundation

12:30 & 16:00 | Guided tour (FR)
13:00 & 15:30 | Guided tour (NL)
14:00-17:00 | Bingo for children, ice cream & waffles

Group exhibition | Contacts: Walker Evans, Guido Guidi, Luc Chessex & Olivier Kervern

Eric Mouchet Gallery

11:00-13:00 | Brunch in the garden

Exhibitions | Ken Matsubara & Isabelle Plat

Galila’s P.O.C


Collection overview with introduction

Group exhibition | Overdose with more than 600 artworks on display

Lee Bauwens Gallery

14:00 | Artist talk (FR)

Exhibitions I Pick Your Way: Ode Bertrand, Cécile Davidovici & David Ctiborsky, Hélène de Gottal, Natalia de Mello, Margaux Derhy, Vincent Gagliardi, Helena Hafemann, Gisoo Kim, Chun Kwang Young, Erwan Maheo, Paola Pezzi, Hinke Schreuders, Carole Solvay, SungHong Min

Level Five

Salon Sale I An exhibition with works from members of Level Five artist cooperative. The sale will support the artists and their collective workspace directly.
Exhibition I The Cow That Laughs: George Rippon - Project space Marais / Moeras

Macadam Gallery

Exhibitions I Something in the air: Daniel Mirchev & Vernus 1260°: Åsa Johansson

Martin Kudlek Gallery

11:00-13:00 | Brunch in the garden

Exhibitions I Helena Parada Kim & Simon Schubert

MONTORO12 Gallery

Courtyard bar with music
Exhibitions I Wild World: Luca Padroni & Multitude of D.s: Alessandro Brighetti


17:00 I PARTS@WORK#5: End your day at P.A.R.T.S. (end foreseen 18:30 - incl. 15' break)
Personal work by the 2nd year BA Training students (with live music)

/ 20 min.
With Leticia Oliveira Ferreira, Anya Fedoronchuk, Salim Mabrouk, Solene Ezin,
Musicians: Maris Paiuste, Filippo Gilone

Preparing for Darkness / 20 min.
With Jacob Bousset, Beatričė Zaveckaitė
Musician: Salomé Saurel

(Break / 15 min)

"ngo5 dei6 hou2 CLOSE” / 20-30 min.
With Amy Cheng Kiu-Yan

+ Pop-up performances on surprise locations

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art

11:00-13:00 | Brunch in the garden

Exhibition I Diogo Pimentão


Sono & bar | Visual and sound installation by Gilles Gobert and Inger Elisabeth Gleditsch, with the support of LARAS I Research laboratory in the fields of arts & science (Brussels) (Rudi Giot and Damien Grobet) and the Centre Henri Pousseur (Liege) (Patrick Delges)


Exhibitions I FILLER EPISODE: Jonathan Blaschke and Bruno Jacoby


15:20, 15:50, 16:20 & 16:50 I Performance in the exhibition of Alexis Blake

Exhibitions I Alexis Blake, Joseph Kusendila & Jana Euler


Please go to the WIELS reception desk first to exchange your ticket purchased online for a ‘VOLXEM’ wristband. You can also buy a ticket on site.

PAY WHAT YOU CAN | Pay your admission to the event in line with your financial resources, according to the prices on offer. If your financial situation allows, we can offer you the ‘fair price’ of 8 euros, which enables us to recoup our costs and give fair value to the artistic work.

The price of the event includes access to all the spaces and their exhibitions, as well as all the activities throughout the day, with the exception of food and drinks that should be paid on the moment.