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THE STONES

Messieurs Delmotte
Messieurs Delmotte slides, rolls, and tumbles around in a large heap of rocks. This work is part of the series Facts and Gestures Vol. 1...

BIDONS JAUNES

Jan Vromman
The Lubumbashi metropolitan area, second in economic importance to Kinshasa and the second largest town of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has a population of about five million. The town grew fast—all too fast. Once the era of colonialism ended, the mining industry continued to draw people...
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EEN DICHTER IN TEXAS, H.C. TEN BERGE

Jef Cornelis
The Dutch poet H.C. Ten Berge is closely followed during a stay of several weeks in Texas. Ten Berge goes on the lookout for an image of this American state which nullifies the stereotypical one, closely connected to the popular TV-series ‘Dallas’...

RIANTE CONTRÉE

François Vogel
The characters of this computer animation film have hardwired bodies with integrated monitors displaying organs such as hands, mouths, and buttocks. The integration of organic elements into a computer graphics environment provokes a sense of unease that is nevertheless quickly straightened by the playfulness of the male and females monitor-bodies...

VITA NOVA

Vincent Meessen
In his famous essay Mythologies(1957), Roland Barthes demystified the French colonial imperialism by means of a photograph that appeared on the cover of Paris-Match. This picture, that became an icon of modern criticism, shows a colonial cadet on guard.Vita Nova unveils the biographical ghost underneath the surface of this mythical picture...

IJSBREKER 12: DE KUNST VAN HET TAFELEN

Jef Cornelis - Jackie Claeys - Mark De Geest - Karel Schoetens
A programme about dining, cooking and eating. An outlook on the kitchens and the tables of a cookery club and a restaurant, under the watching eye of lawyer and trendsetter John Bultinck...

THE RUNAWAY

Jan Dietvorst
A Dutchman speaks with authority about the ideas and customs of 'others'. It is the stereotype contrast between 'us' and 'them'. Gradually the relationship between these two becomes more ambiguous, the protagonists appear to be part of each others mythology....

5 LESSONS AND 9 QUESTIONS ABOUT CHINATOWN

Shelly Silver
You live somewhere, walk down the same street 50, 100, 10,000 times, each time taking in fragments, but never fully registering THE PLACE. Years, decades go by and you continue, unseeing, possibly unseen...
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GIRLS AND PHILOSOPHERS

Koen Theys
Video installation for two projectors. A diptych or triptych – depending on how you look at it. ’Girls and Philosophers’ sets out from two screens. Together they make out a diptych, with directly facing panels. In between, however, there is also the area which is marked off by the screens, where the spectators move about...