OVERVIEW DIGITISED WORKS

UN MAL POUR UN BIEN

Angelo Vermeulen
‘Un mal pour un bien’ focuses on the aftermath of the avian flu threat in the National Botanical Garden of Belgium (situated in Brussels) during the summer of 2006. Until then vast geese populations were seen to pose there. However, the birds both disrupted the local ecosystem and, because of the avian flu threat, posed a potential health hazard...
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UNE BROSSE, UNE RAMASSETTE ET LA MÉLANCOLIE

Jacques Lennep
This video is based on Dürer’s Melancholia. According to Lennep, the angel suffers from melancholia because she misses a few things. The artist therefore embarks on a quest for that which the angel needs. In the end he finds her a dustpan and brush....
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UN DIMANCHE APRÈS-MIDI À 6H DU SOIR

Jacques-Louis Nyst
In both 'La clé du paysage’ and ’Un dimanche après-midi à 6h du soir’ the spectator is in the position of the voyeur, spying Danièle Nyst through a window. In 'La clé du paysage’, Danièle Nyst is sitting in the garden, flipping through a magazine. Her image is cut up by the window frame...
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UNE TAUPE AU SOLEIL

Jacques Lennep
The masked Lennep catches a mole. He dips the animal in a glass with gold paint and holds it in the sunlight. The video is a reference to Joseph Beuys....
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URBAN LANDSCAPE

Messieurs Delmotte
A city landscape: cars, trees, distant buildings. Messieurs Delmotte runs into a tree and disappears within it. Suddenly, he comes out of it and runs into the next tree. He disappears again. This work is part of the series Flying Chickens...

UN FER À REPASSER À LA MER DU NORD

Jacques Lennep
The video relates the story of Jef Caliche, an unknown painter, who one day disappeared. The artist used to love strolling along the beach, taking along a a clothing iron as if it were a dog....

UNIDENTIFIED EMOTICON

Messieurs Delmotte
Unidentified emoticons is a series of works in which Messieurs Delmotte perform a sequence of meaningless actions. Content: 'Head with the Cats', 'Vegetables Are Vegetables', 'Newspapers Man', 'Confettis Foetus Man', 'Flabby Cat', 'Reversed Garden', 'Unidentified Air', 'Simple X-Dog' and 'Shooting of Fire'....
Aubier & Patar, UFO's boven Geel, 1999. © the artists Aubier & Patar, UFO's boven Geel, 1999. © the artists

UFO'S BOVEN GEEL

Vincent Patar - Stéphane Aubier - Vincent Tavier
This documentary revolves around Alfons De Joncker and his plans to build flying saucers. Former pupils of the Technical School in Geel, Belgium, talk about this project. First De Joncker built a tele-conducted car. By 1962 he worked together with the students at some non-navigable flying saucers that flew above the Kempen until they ran out of fuel...

UNMASTERED BEHAVIOUR

Wim Catrysse
The video works of Wim Catrysse are sometimes relics of performances. Here we look at video projections of performers who constantly try to keep their balance and who are trapped in a spiral of desperate, continuous movement. The compulsive, repetitive nature makes the viewer undergo the sensations of the actions of the performers: as if he too is on moving ground...

UNTITLED (SHADOW)

Wim Catrysse
In Untitled (Shadow) (1998, single-channel-installation) the camera moves constantly in a circular corridor, like in Pursuit, an installation Catrysse made in the same year. The camera departs from standstill and starts to move faster and faster. Behind the endless bend the viewer notices an unidentifiable shadow that seems to be pursued by the camera...

UN HOMME DE BIENS (ANDRÉ DAGNIAU)

Jacques Lennep
André Dagniau collects everything people no longer need. With the things he collects he helps other people....
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UNDERWATER

Messieurs Delmotte
Messieurs Delmotte tries to get a grip on a rock under water, his face heading up stream. This work is part of the series Facts and Gestures Vol. 1...

ULURU, AUSTRALIA, NEAR KANGAROO'S TAIL MEN'S SACRED SITE

Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven
When visiting Uluru, the large sandstone rock in Australia, Van Kerckhoven asked Danny Devos to lay down naked on his stomach with his legs open, a piece of wood tied between his ankles, his hands tied behind his back...
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UNTITLED 5.03

Peter Downsbrough
During almost fifteen minutes the camera explores the transhipment buildings, warehouses and silos belonging to the Werf- en Vlasnatie in the port of Antwerp in endless, mainly horizontal travellings from a driving car. The endless docks turn into a poetical labyrinth with railway containers and trucks, loading docks, pallet boards and goods...

UN FOU EST UN BIJOU

Jean-Philippe Convert
‘Un fou est un bijou’ is the final part of a trilogy of videos (after ’De la par d’Arnaud’, 2003 and ‘Advise to iraki people’, 2004) looking for the possibilities and the functionality of ‘voice-over’. Within this framework Convert explores the relationship between image, voice and text...

URINAL AND BREAD

Messieurs Delmotte
Messieurs Delmotte puts slices of bread in the drains of a public toilet near a church and films the people leaving the toilet. Afterwards he picks the slices up and takes them home. Delmotte makes them into a ball and squeezes the ball empty in his mouth. This work is part of the series 'Rejected videos'...

UNIDENTIFIED AIR

Messieurs Delmotte
A short video performance where we see Messieurs Delmotte, standing in front of a house, holding an inflatable dolphin in his arms. After a few seconds, an electrical pump starts to inflate the plastic animal. This work is part of the series Unidentified Emoticon...
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UNDER THE CARS

Messieurs Delmotte
Messieurs Delmotte has his very own technique for crossing parking lots....

UN DIEU AFFAMÉ

Hänzel & Gretzel
On the music of Paradise Now, the short video Un dieu affamé combines details from a Renaissance painting with footages of kids playing, a statue of the Buddha, gardens and shaman's tribal dance...
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UMBRELLA [PART OF FACTS AND GESTURES VOL. 1]

Messieurs Delmotte
Messieurs Delmotte is crossing a shopping street, opens his umbrella and tosses it over his shoulder onto the street. The camera stays on the object, letting us admire the reactions of the passers-by. This work is part of the series Facts and Gestures Vol. 1...