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NEWSPAPERS MAN

Messieurs Delmotte
A short video performance, in which we see Monsieur Delmotte entering the image, covered completely with newspapers. He frees himself from the newspapers and walks away from the camera, leaving the papers behind. This work is part of the series Unidentified Emoticon...
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REGARDING THE PAIN OF SUSAN SONTAG (NOTES ON CAMP)

Steve Reinke
This short video gets its name from two pieces of writing by Susan Sontag: her last book, ’Regarding the Pain of Others’, a meditation on empathy and the photograph as document; and the highly influential essay, now close to fifty years old, ’Notes on Camp’. Sontag’s work often questions photography’s ability to elicit empathy within the viewer...

I WATCHED THE WHITE DOGS OF THE DAWN

Els Dietvorst
Sound. A polyphony of wind, breaking waves, shrieking gulls, and rattling ships. The sea: a place of memories for those who survive her, a mother who confronts us with the powers of nature. Circulating and all-encompassing. Beneath her horizon there is only darkness and mystery. The separation of air and water creates a different world. A place where other rules and other laws apply...

ALLE DE TRANEN / EVERY TEAR / TOUTE LARME

Sarah Vanagt
In the 17th century, Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek, a draper from Delft, begins to make glass lenses, in order to better study the quality of his textile. He melts, drips and grinds small beads of glass. His tiny lenses are so bright and have such magnifying power that the draper seems to have entered a new dimension...
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CANAL

Messieurs Delmotte
Messieurs Delmotte teaches us a lesson of balance while he tries really hard not to fall in the canal. This work is part of the series Flying Chickens...

OBJETS PERDUS TROUVÉS

Mira Sanders
Early 2018, Mira Sanders created Théorie des Objets—a series of inkjet prints and drawings that translate her observations of objects, based on the book Théorie des Objets (1972) by Abraham A. Moles...
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DJ REVERSE

Messieurs Delmotte
In ’DJ Reverse’ Messieurs Delmotte parodies an icon of popular culture and music: the deejay. He puts on a record that plays a disco tune. Then Delmotte starts dancing and scratching the record badly, screaming ’baby baby baby’. This work is part of the series FränZ ünd KoFöN...
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THE BLOB

Gert Verhoeven
In 2001 Gert Verhoeven presented a first draught of ’The Blob’ (2001) on a wide screen at the Palace for Fine Arts (BOZAR). This video is a report on the World Pumpkin Confederation Contest in Buffalo, New York and Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada...

GREAT BLOOD SACRIFICE

Steve Reinke
A walk with shaky hand held camera through the landscape of the high desert of New Mexico, down the cliffs to a water reservoir accompanied by Reinke’s voice over: “I had a dream last night. I was in a room with Joy Behar, and she had wrapped a dog in aluminum foil, and the dog couldn’t get out...

A WEEKEND WITH MONSIEUR MAGRITTE

Jef Cornelis
’a weekend with Monsieur Magritte’ was compiled from fragments of amateur films Magritte made himself on super-8 and 8mm. The first part – ’Saturday’ – drew from the films he shot in the 1956 -1960 period together with his friends from Brussels and from the recordings of his own works...