Globalization and telecommunication at its best ! Today Vincent Meessen and me had a talk about the exhibition Patterns for (Re)cognition at Radio Klara (VRT). Vincent live from the radio studio in Brussels. And me – via the phone – live from Lijiang Studio Yunnan, rural China, lower Himalayas (Yes, flew almost directly from East-Africa to East Asia. Here right now in an absolutely fabulous residency run by Jay Brown & curated by Crystal Pascucci). Vincent and me were talking about Tshela Tendu’s pioneering Congolese modern art in the 1930’s, Tshela Tendu’s one time accidental meeting with Jan Vansina in the 1950’s. In case u missed it, here a link to the radio interview (in Dutch).
My art practice will be featured in three new publications this year.
• There’s Bozar (Center for Fine Arts, Brussels) who’s publishing a new book on September 8th, featuring a.o my collaboration with Vincent Meessen for the current Bozar exhibition Patterns for (Re)cognition. A 2nd book presentation will be held on Sept 20th in MACBA, Barcelona.
• Errant Bodies Press (Berlin) is preparing the new book publication the other the self , expected upcoming autumn. curated by Q-02
click here for new photos from my travels to Rwanda, D.R. Congo and Uganda, june/july 2017
Très Grand Merci – Super dank my countless dear friends, colleagues and former teachers (!): the vernissage in Bozar was thanks to your visit a dream come true. My first happening and exhibition in Belgium as a sound artist, but what a blissful experience. – click here for more expo and vernissage pics.
… and last but not least: thank you Vincent Meessen for your invitation into this inspiring collaboration