to the artists, designers and craftspeople who think I call their work kitsch... this is NOT the case, it refers to my own work

Aug 31, 2011

end of official holidays

Elmgreen & Dragset - 'Uncollected (Bagage Reclaim)'

in a church of the tiny, peaceful village Watou near the French border.  Pictures taken in 2009 during Watou art tour.  We won't be able to make the tour this year, so many things going on and not enough time...

until 11 September 2011

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Aug 30, 2011

Luc Coeckelberghs - LightHouse

A castle, a garden, a park... and art

In the shady part of the park on a grey day...

a bright light with a door...

with a view inside the light...

open the door, step inside, close the door and be submerged into an endless variety of continiously changing colours...

A link to a video that starts with an interview of the artist HERE
interview in French with English subtitles

Luc Coeckelberghs - LightHouse

open air exhibition
Seneffe, Belgium
until 13.11.2011

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Aug 29, 2011

the skip refuse tree project

in a forest at the Belgian-German border

a peculiar tree is growing

entirely built with waste material

and adorned with messages

Helge Hommes - the skip refuse tree project - 2011
more info on the project HERE (in German)

part of the
GrenzKunstRoute011 - Übergriffe
until 30.10.2011

Belgian - German Association for art & culture

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Aug 28, 2011

working on art for 24 hours

Our friend Charlotte Shaw is a volunteer to participate in the 24 hours Relay for Life event at Tour & Taxis site in Brussels, Belgium.

People are invited to make life drawings...

or create moodboards...

Charlotte Shaw is preparing backgrounds for the projects

and already two people made their first attempts at art and had a lot of fun doing it.

meanwhile in the hall...

colourful people are marching and running on the rythmic sound of ...

a jolly Brazilian band.

around the walking circuit ...

tasty food is being prepared...

demonstrations of Ikebana are given...

crafty items are sold...

and a fleamarket stall offers nice objects for sale.

saturday night, the event is still young

The 24 hour event started at 18.00 on 27 August and is going on until 18.00 today

the most courageous participants are spending the night here

Hope you had a good night Charlotte, wishing you many 'customers' today.

Relay for Life Brussels Facebook page (click)
Tour & Taxis Brussels

still 7 hours to go as I write this...

Aug 27, 2011

Gasthoven 2011

Vincent Halflants & Leen Lybeer

A cultural centre in a former convent, chapel and hospital, with some lovely details in the building.

opening night (yesterday)

video works by

and Cel Crabeels

until 25 September 2011
CC Het Gasthuis - Gasthuisstraat 22 - 3200 Aarschot, Belgium

will post more pictures with details of the beautiful artworks