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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...
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4 POINTS LIMITÉS

Jacques Louis Nyst
'4 points limités / La caméra est reliée au magnétoscope par un câble de 100 mètres’ is one of Jacques-Louis Nyst’s earlier experiences with the medium and one of the few videos of the first Nyst period not to use a canvas-like white surface as a background...

A GLASS OF WATER ON THE BEACH

Charley Case
Case films in close-up a glass of water and edits the ambient sound recorded on the seaside....

THE CHAIR

Grace Schwindt
The artist interviews her grandmother about her experience of he occupation of Berlin in 1945....

THE SIGNAL

Grace Schwindt
Taking the true story of a soldier as a starting point, the work explores the significance in military strategies of both the landscape and the capabilities of the human body....
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THE HUNDRED VIDEOS 47. DREAM WORK

Steve Reinke
We have been encouraged to analyse our sexless dreams as being latently sexual, full of repressed writhing bodies and blood-gorged organs. This project, this analysis is referred to as dream work. It assumes latent though is transformed by the processes of condensation and displacement into the manifest content of the dream...

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)...
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PORTEMANTEAU

Messieurs Delmotte
How to hang one’s jacket without actually taking it off? Messieurs Delmotte exhibits a wide range of possibilities and techniques...

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...

DE KONINKLIJKE SERRES VAN LAKEN 1877-1902

Jef Cornelis
The Royal Greenhouses of Laeken (Brussels) consist of a huge complex of several heated dome- shaped greenhouses in iron and glass that are connected by glass-roofed galleries in the park where the neo-classical Royal Palace of Laeken is located...