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CONTAINER 06: DE OORSPRONG VAN HET WARENHUIS

Jef Cornelis
Once upon a time, the ‘grands magasins de nouveautés’ were focal points of modern life. Their development, as described in Emile Zola’s Au bonheur des dames ("A Woman’s Paradise"), introduced the transition from a production’s to a consumer’s society...

KOREAN STUDIES

Joëlle Tuerlinckx
Filmed data of a journey in South Korea as far as the border with Nort Korea; a set of space scenes heightened by special effects.Square white line, red rectangle-frame, blue curve, pink angle, black mobile-point... The effect precedes the action, follows a movement, takes a speed, a colour, from one or other of the elements making up the scene... The effect lends tone, the image is activated...

GENTLEMEN TROUBLES

Messieurs Delmotte
This video was realized for the performance 'Problem Child' in 2013. Messieurs Delmotte worked together with Mark Bombastik as a performer and Jessica Broscheit for the realisation, which resulted in a series of performances that were acted out in public space in and around Hamburg, Germany...

HOBBIT LOVE IS THE GREATEST LOVE

Steve Reinke
A desktop video in five parts: 1. My Calling Card – A remake of Adrian Piper’s seminal work of the same name. 2. The True Legend of Stereo – In which a venerable European artist, with the aid of simple geometric figures, explains things. 3. Trauma in Retrospect – In which Reinke, also with the aid of diagrams, explains other things. 4...

DIE LORELEY

Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven
In this computer-animation, Van Kerckhoven links together portrait paintings she made between 1987 and 1990 of 54 people that visited her unexpectedly. These people are acquaintances, friends and relatives. She linked each person chronologically to some words of the poem ‘Die Loreley’ of Heinrich Heine (1797- 1856)...

IJSBREKER 05: HET CIRCUS HUILT

Eric Blanckaert - Mark De Geest - Freddy Coppens - Jackie Claeys
The circus, a world where a laugh and a tear might well run into one another more easily than anywhere else. After the Second World War, there were 14 circuses left in Belgium, a number which turned out to be halved after a mere decade...

VALERIO ADAMI, HOTEL CHELSEA BATHROOM

Jef Cornelis
Cornelis created this documentary about the Italian painter Valerio Adam for television, for the series 'Openbaar Kunstbezit' ('Public Heritage')...
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THE HUNDRED VIDEOS 35. INSTRUCTIONS FOR RECOVERING FORGOTTEN CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

Steve Reinke
How to stick two pieces of candy into one’s nasal orifices with the only help of one’s tongue?...
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LITTLE FIGURES

Sarah Vanagt
"Three statues on the Mont des Arts in Brussels: a king, a queen and a medieval knight. Three newcomers to Brussels: a Philippino boy, a Rwandan refugee girl and a Moroccan boy. Three statues, three children; an imaginary conversation. " (http://www.balthasar.be) In ’Little Figures’ Sarah Vanagt once again plays with her passion for history, perspective and social commitment...

COGELS OSYLEI, BERCHEM

Jef Cornelis
Cogels Osylei is an unique district, built around 1900 on the outskirts of Antwerp. With its exuberant mixture of neo-styles and Jugendstil, it was often discarded as the absolute limit of bad taste, to the point that plans were made in the 1970s to tear down the area altogether...