OVERVIEW DIGITISED WORKS

BUILDING

Anouk De Clercq
In ‘Building’ sliding shapes in a graphical 3D animation style and contrasting black-and-white, suggest a building. Stairwells, pillars, windows, floors and ceilings emerge in the shadows. Lights sliding past reveal the architectural structure in fragments. The sound is the sound of night, the creaking, rustling and squeaking of an empty building...
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BUCKETHEAD

Messieurs Delmotte
Messieurs Delmotte makes a somersault, tumbles in a bucket of water with his head, and ends up on his behind, totally soaked, with a bucket for headwear. This work is part of the series Flying Chickens...
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BIBA-NON-BIBA

Hänzel & Gretzel
This whirling dance tape is a visual odyssey from Beirut to Berlin, a woman’s story set in the oppressive civil fragmentation of two divided cities where images of destruction and reconstruction are intermingled. A cutting edge poetic short, that maps out the roots of inner and outer landscapes...
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BRUTUS

Edith Dekyndt
‘Brutus’ was filmed during a winter holiday in the mountains. It brings the same image into the picture as in ‘Living (Usual TV. Reflections)’; Dekyndt films here again the living room that is reflected on the television screen...
55 barbes bleues, 1999, Thierry De Mey © the artist 55 barbes bleues, 1999, Thierry De Mey © the artist

BARBE BLEUE

Thierry De Mey
Fifty-five men, of all ages, most of them recruited via ads on the radio, succeed one another before the camera, with quick-fire editing; each speaks a sentence, or just a word... telling the story of Bluebeard, faithfully following Perrault’s text...
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BIKE

Messieurs Delmotte
Messieurs Delmotte jumps off his bike. The bicycle rolls on for a couple of more meters (without a cyclist), and ends up on the road. This work is part of the series Flying Chickens...
Burn, Baby, Burn!, Frank Theys, 1999. Courtesy the Artist Burn, Baby, Burn!, Frank Theys, 1999. Courtesy the Artist

BURN, BABY, BURN!

Frank Theys
Frank Theys’s surreal work presents the human body as you’ve never seen it before. Several naked people are recorded during movement, sometimes like dancing. These images have been twisted and contorted, like a cross between a kaleidoscope and the Hall of Mirrors at the circus. The shapes are twisted into curves, into extended lines, into circles and petalled flowers...
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BROKENDOWN DREAM

Messieurs Delmotte
The work of Messieurs Delmotte is situated somewhere between reality and the improbable, somewhere between playfulness and dilettantism. Delmotte, who is one person, despite his adopted plural title, is immediately distinguished (distinguishes himself) by his outward appearance. He could be regarded as a strange, updated version of a 19th-century dandy or even as a 21st-century Buster Keaton...

BATAILLE

Nicolas Provost
‘Bataille’ is based on the same process as ‘Papillon D’Amour’. A scene, in which two samurai clench on to each other, turns into a shadow-fight between shades, with itself and the cosmos....
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BUNCH OF FLOWERS

Messieurs Delmotte
Messieurs Delmotte, as always dressed in a dandy-like costume, holds a bouquet of yellow roses. What does he have in mind for them? A few seconds later it becomes clear. Violently he starts spinning them around with the help of a drill. Delmotte keeps on spinning and spinning, until the roses are completely demolished. This work is part of the series Brokendown Dream...

BREATHING OUT-I-M-E

Charley Case
A blurry little shape in ‘(Breathing Out-i-m-e)’ keeps spinning, almost making it invisible against the white background. The sound accompanying it is like panting and it’s as if the vibrating shape reacts to it....
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BALLOON MAN

Messieurs Delmotte
Messieurs Delmotte arrives at the scene, which is located in a park, wearing a costume covered with balloons. Fiercely he starts to pierce them with two needles. With each balloon that is punctured, his appearance becomes more visible. This work is part of the series Brokendown Dream...
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BALLOON

Messieurs Delmotte
The protagonist tries to keep his balance standing on a beach ball. After several falls without any success the exploding of the ball ends the sequence. This work is part of the series Flying Chickens...

BRASILIA

Robert Suermondt
It is astonishing to see to which degree the sequences of persons can look like real scenes of fiction. The inhabitants of Brasilia – most of them are officials – run around from one office to another without wearing a jacket. In their shirtsleeves they look like men of action. Showing them from a distance makes them look like small puppets placed in a scale model replica of the city...

BASKET MATCH

Emilio López-Menchero
Beatrijs Albers & Emilio López-Menchero was the title of a show curated by Luk Lambrecht at Cultuurcentrum Strombeek Grimbergen, in Brussels, on September 2000. The curator and art critic invited the two artists to work in dialogue in order to realize a collaborative exhibition project around the theme of the borderline...

BEWARE PEOPLE

Luc Gobyn
‘Beware People’ is part four of ‘Une Victoire Americaine’. The video shows how the eye of a digital camera tracks the roads for signs of life in a landscape. The running text is derived from the pamphlets, which were dropped from the Afghan skies for the Afghan citizen at the start of the American invasion...

BERG LINKS

Jan De Cock
This project consists of two simultaneously shot videotapes, of which ’Berg Links’ is one, realized at the bottom of the Waterloo Hill in February 1999. De Cock’s video shows a buzz of activity around the hill, with a lot of running about and lugging of wooden planks and scaffolds. Four men are building a wooden constellation on the slope of the hill, without any clear purpose...

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)...

BERG RECHTS

Jan De Cock
This project consists of two simultaneously shot videotapes, of which ’Berg Links’ is the other one, realized at the bottom of the Waterloo Hill in February 1999. De Cock’s video shows a buzz of activity around the hill, with a lot of running about and lugging of wooden planks and scaffolds...

BURROUGHS VERTICAL?

Hänzel & Gretzel
‘Burroughs Vertical?’, a video installation on six monitors and made with four tapes, mixes the voice and photos of the American Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs with a flashing stream of image fragments. Two balls made out of concentric circles in green and orange keep spinning around like they are trying to hypnotize the audience...
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BALANÇOIRE

Danièle Nyst - Jacques-Louis Nyst
A short film, part of an installation, from Jacques-Louis Nyst of a red swing. The swing is going back and forth in a constant rythm. The sound-track is the monotonous sound of the rubbing metal....

BAVURES D'ESCARGOTS

Jacques Lennep
Snails crawl over the artist’s body and are turned into a green mush. The sludge is skilfully spread on the ground in the shape of a spiral. The work appears to be a reference to Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jelly....