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EGO SUMO VERSION 2 (2005)

Emilio López-Menchero
Ego Sumo Version 2 (2005) is the second attempt by Emilio López-Menchero to embody a Japanese Sumo wrestler. The work answered to the invitation of Michel François to contribute to the group show Théatre des Opérations that took place in La maison de la Culture d’Amiens, France...
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THE EPHEMERIST

An van. Dienderen - Didier Volckaert
“Ne détruisez jamais un document” Ferdinand Vander Haeghen (1830 – 1913) pleaded when he started the archive “vliegende bladen” (ephemera) as a Ghent university librarian in the 19th century...
Page One, 2004, Bigas Luna © the artist Page One, 2004, Bigas Luna © the artist

LOST IN TIME

Patrick Bernatchez
In Lost in Time, two parallel narratives intertwine: the first follows a helmet-clad, faceless horse and rider adrift in an indeterminate landscape of ice and snow, quite literally lost in time and space, while the second seems to allude to a strange scientific experiment.  Lost in Time plunges us into perpetual renewal, each ending leading to a new beginning...

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...

CONFUSING DRUM

Jan Locus
In Belfast the night before July 12th – the annual Protestant celebration – massive bonfires are lit in many Protestant neighborhoods.These towering structures, built months in advance, are mostly made up of wooden pallets and car tires with some reaching over 30 metres tall...
MG, Mekhitar Garabedian, 2006 © the artist & producer MG, Mekhitar Garabedian, 2006 © the artist & producer

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Mekhitar Garabedian
"A foreigner’s exile; spelling one’s name" (J Toufic, Distracted, 2003) In this work, the artist evokes a split identity, a doubt about his real position. Many migrants are forced to alter their names because their new neighbours and colleagues are unable to pronounce them authentically...

VROUW IN DE STRAAT

Karen Vanderborght
A video collage with running texts, that quote influent female artists, and juxtapositions of home moving style footages, still images and an inventory of Brussels cinematographic memories. The result is a conversation with three generations of godmothers, pictured under the influence of the first two feminist waves.  ...
El pintor en centro 1, 2007, Angel Vergara Santiago © the artist El pintor en centro 1, 2007, Angel Vergara Santiago © the artist

EL PINTOR EN CENTRO 1

Angel Vergara
Vergara walks around the centre of Castelló, following the shapes of a fountain, buildings, cars and passers-by with his brush....

NOW WITH IN THREE PARTS

Peter Downsbrough
‘Now With’ (1983) returns to the motif of the dice. The multiple arrangements of a pair of dice, each equally valid, if not equally valuable, are clearly part of Downsbrough’s attraction to serial systems of arrangement...