Culture Archive

22 Jun 2015
The renowned British cartoonist Glen Baxter (nickname: Colonel) is exposing for the fourth time at Le Salon d’Art in Brussels, the former barber shop/art gallery of Jean Marchetti. On the program are his clear-cut drawings with a witty, often absurd sense of humor.... Read More
18 Jun 2015
Larry Fink is an American professional photographer (°1941), who has had one man shows at many museums in his home country, as well as the Musée de la Lausanne Photographie (Belgium) and the Musee de l’Elysée (Switzerland). He shows in... Read More
16 Jun 2015
From 24 to 28 June, the Brussels Elisabeth Park (Koekelberg) is welcoming the Plazey Festival, a vibrant mix of concerts, dance performances and movies. The festival’s program is cram-full of nice activities, all starring Brussels artists and spread over 4... Read More
1 Jun 2015
At the BELvue Museum in Brussels, you can visit a brand new expo featuring unique African masks that were used during the “mukanda” ritual (male circumcision) of the Yaka and the Suku, 2 Congolese tribes. It’s one of the last exhibitions at... Read More
27 May 2015
There’s an expo running in the corridor of the Botanique metro station. It’s a photo exhibition about the Brussels metro stations, in which local photographer Mikaël Van Eeckhoudt focuses on the architecture and design of the public transportation stations. He considers “Graaf... Read More
20 May 2015
The relationship between music and art is a very fascinating one. It’s the subject of a thematic exhibition currently running at D+T Project Gallery Brussels, including artistst whose practice spreads through a variety of media. “Sounds Like Music” brings together artists... Read More
18 May 2015
Street art has been gaining ground more or less everywhere for some years now. It first appeared as a political and anti-establishment protest in the streets of New York in the seventies. Nowadays, it’s welcomed into galleries and museums, where... Read More
11 May 2015
For the third year in a row and in the context of ART BRUSSELS, the Atomium organizes ARTVIEW#3, an exhibition on contemporary art. During the 2 previous #ARTVIEW editions, the Atomium presented the works from art collector Galila (2013) and from... Read More
6 May 2015
In the Saint-Gilles swimming pool there are 20 portraits of people with a swimming cap. The work is called “La Montée des Eaux”. The artist, Saint-Gilles resident Fabienne Cresens, wants to illustrate what climate change means for humanity. The community... Read More
4 May 2015
From 28 to 31 May, the second edition of the Flashbackfestival (previously called “Retrorama”) takes place in Palace 5 and 10 of the Brussels Heizel. It’s one of the biggest retro and vintage markets in Europe, with items from the... Read More
29 Apr 2015
3D Printing is widely used these days in schools, offices, hospitals and houses, and it’s likely to be critical in the next decades. The groundbreaking manufacturing technology has also conquered BOZAR. From 24 April to 7 June, the Brussels Center for... Read More
27 Apr 2015
Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) was a French photographer. Together with his fellow Robert Capa and other photographers he established Magnum (1947), the very first international photography cooperative. Until 24 August, the Belgian Jewish Museum in Brussels is hosting an exhibition of 133 of Cartier-Bresson’s black-and-white pictures,... Read More
14 Apr 2015
From 25 to 27 April, the 33rd edition of the contemporary art fair Art Brussels takes place in Brussels Expo (Heysel). Last year, the fair welcomed 29.000 visitors during 4 days, of which 30% came all the way from abroad. This year... Read More
9 Apr 2015
The Swedish furniture store IKEA presents a Street Art Collection in close co-operation with 12 international artists. One of them is Bué The Warrior, the famous street artist from Ghent, who also designed the very colorful and playful painting in the... Read More
8 Apr 2015
Put on your dancing shoes, because it’s time to tango! From 23 to 27 April, the 11th edition of the Brussels Tango Festival teaches the moves and grooves of tango dancing to everyone. You can either dance or watch various... Read More
8 Apr 2015
Fantasy film, mirror to the human soul, is not only the reflection of our worst nightmares, but also the expression of our most wondrous dreams. This year the Brussels International Fantasy Film Festival celebrates its 33rd anniversary. The Festival puts... Read More
7 Apr 2015
Good news for all fashionistos and fashionistas out there, because the summer exposition at BOZAR is all about Belgian fashion. It kicks off on 5 June and you can check it out until 13 September. You’ll need to have a... Read More
1 Apr 2015
Do you know Anish Kapoor? The artist was born in 1954 in Bombay, India, and has lived and worked in London since 1973. Major solo exhibitions of his work have been presented around the world (Sydney, Paris, New Delhi, Bilbao, London, Milan,... Read More
26 Mar 2015
Endless repetition, as if they were some kind of machines. On 3 large video screens, Dutch photographer Rineke Dijkstra projects the exercises of Russian gymnasts. With an unstoppable discipline and almost out-of-this-world flexibility, the girls practise their routines in front of... Read More
25 Mar 2015
In May, the 20th edition of the annual Kunstenfestivaldesarts takes place in Brussels. The theme is “The time we share”, referring to the the time that artists and spectators share in theaters, but also the time in which we live.... Read More
18 Mar 2015
The Brussels Center for Contemporary Art WIELS and Rosas are proud to announce an ambitious, unusual exhibition project: Work/Travail/Arbeid, conceived by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker in collaboration with Rosas, rethinks a live dance piece as an exhibition with a duration... Read More
13 Mar 2015
Wauter Mannaert is a full-time comic strip artist living in Brussels. El Mesías is his second graphic novel. Since his debut (Ondergronds, 2010) he has published a number of short stories and he works as a cartoonist, illustrator and comic... Read More