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HEDENDAAGSE KERKENBOUW OP EEN KEERPUNT

Jef Cornelis
Inspired by the book ‘In een of ander huis, kerkbouw op een keerpunt’, in which Geert Beckaert reflects on modern church building as a critical function, a number of thinkers and writers, priests and architects (Renaat Braem, Godfried Danneels, Réné Geysen and Geert Beckaert himself) address religious patronage in architecture in the past and the present, architecture as ...

BLENDER

Hans Op de Beeck
The video opens with a view of a deserted carousel. After a pause, the carousel slowly begins to turn, spinning faster and faster, the horses and the carriages blending into a single image, which blurs and disappears as the speed increases. As the speed decreases, the image of the carousel reappears and the fairground ride comes to a standstill. (Source: www.hansopdebeeck.com)...

(PAS) MON PAYS, PART I AND II

Bie Michels
Bie Michels was born and raised in Congo, in a house on the campus of the current University of Kinshasa (former 'Lovanium', the first university in the country, 1954-1971). As the title indicates, (Pas) Mon Pays, Part I and II is in two parts...

EVIDENCE

Jan Dietvorst - Roy Villevoye
Evidence is a split screen film that combines disparate footage used in previous works. The film spans almost twenty years of artistic collaboration and it includes sequences from Us/Them (2001), The Bishop & The Doctor (2002), Propeller (2004), Winter Prayers (2006), The Gift (2007), The Scrap Iron Age (2008), Pressure (2009), War is Over (2011) and other films...
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INFORMATION SUR LA COULEUR

Jacques Louis Nyst
In spite of its title, this video is previous to the outbreak of colour in the Nysts’ work. A black and white photograph of Danièle Nyst is followed by an image of the “real” Danièle Nyst knitting. The camera tracks the wool thread and then offers us a close-up of the wool ball just as we hear a loud and clear “Jaune” (Yellow)...

EIGHT CHAPTERS IN FOUR MOVEMENTS

Teresa Cos
Eight Chapters in Four Movements is a performance transposed into video. London Bridge is crossed every morning at the same time by thousands of commuters forming a river moving unidirectionally South to North. The scene is iconic and has been impressed many times in the news, films, documentaries, lullabies and poetry...

SIMPLE X-DOG

Messieurs Delmotte
A short video-performance where we see Monsieur Delmotte in a city garden, lifting up a dog tenderly in his arms and looking up in an enigmatic way towards the sky. This work is part of the series Unidentified Emoticon...

WALLPAPER

Edith Dekyndt
A flower print on textile is extremely slowly moving in the wind. Is the a curtain? Where is it located? And what is happening behind, on the other side of it?...

KUNST ALS KRITIEK. WANNEER IS KUNST WEL KRITIEK? 1. WANNEER KUNST MAATSCHAPPIJBEWUST MAAKT

Jef Cornelis
Part of a series of short themed sketches surrounding the question “When is Art Criticism?”. ’When art creates social awareness’ is an interview with J.F...
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SLEEPLESS NIGHT

Koen Theys - Dirk Paesmans
The video was made during a study tour with the school where Koen Theys and Dirk Paesmans were studying. During the night, they went with a 1000 Watt spot to the dormitory of their fellow students, and filmed their reactions to the light. Afterwards these images were put in relation with a burning cross....