Maarten Vanden Eynde


Tallinn Photomonth - Contemporary Art Biennial

When you say we Belong to the Light we Belong to the Thunder

Opening: 06/09/2019 at 6pm
Open: 06/09/2019 - 03/11/2019
Location: EKKM/Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia.
Curator: Heidi Ballet

With: Angela Anderson and Angela Melitopoulos, Adam Avikainen, Cian Dayrit, Jonathas de Andrade, Bram Demunter, Silje Figenschou Thoresen, James T. Hong, Edith Karlson, Ana Mendieta, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Maarten Vanden Eynde and Musasa, Ana Vaz and Tristan Bera.

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13,700,000 km3

Opening: 03/08/2019
Open: 04/08/2019 - 30/09/2019
Location: Art Space Pythagorion, Samos, Greece
Curator: Katerina Gregos

With: Centre for Political Beauty, Depression Era, Mark Dion, Sphinxes (Manos Flessas, Joanna Tsakalou), Kyriaki Goni, Newton Harrison, Panos Kokkinias, Stefan Kruse, Minna Rainio & Mark Roberts, Maarten Vanden Eynde.

13,700,000 km3 explores the socio-political undercurrents of the Mediterranean Sea, a major component of the Earth’s ecosystem, located in the midst of major environmental, social, economic and geo-political shifts.

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Stormy Weather

Open: 27/07/2019 - 13/10/2019
Location: Museum Arnhem/De Kerk, Sint Walburgisplein 1, 6811 BZ Arnhem, The Netherlands
Curator: Manon Braat

With: Brook Andrew, Ursula Biemann, Serge Attukwei Clottey, Gayle Chong Kwan, Britta Marakatt-Labba, Frauke Huber & Uwe Martin, Mary Mattingly, Marianne Nicolson, Steve Rowell, Stéphanie Roland, Denise Ferreira da Silva & Arjuna Neuman, Moffat Takadiwa, Maarten Vanden Eynde.

Stormy Weather looks at pollution and global warming as a political and ethical issue, with all the consequences for land, water, air and living organisms.

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Diatoms, art in a box of nature

Open: 29/06/2019 - 01/12/2019
Location: Botanic Garden Meise, Nieuwelaan 38, 1860 Meise, Belgium
Curator: Prof. Dr. Bart Van de Vijver

With: Riet Bakker, Marine Coutelas, Martyn Kelly, Jef Schoors, Maarten Vanden Eynde, Bart Van de Vijver.

Diatoms, art in a box of nature brings together the works of several artist in the unique setting of the Botanic Garden in Meise, that were all inspired by the infinite beauty of microscopically small, single-celled algae.

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Animal Revolution: 200 Years of Bremen Town Musicians in Art, Kitsch and Society

Opening: 23/03/2019
Open: 23/03/2019 - 01/09/2019
Location: Kunsthalle Bremen, Am Wall 207, 28195 Bremen, Germany

With: Maurizio Cattelan, George Cruikshank, Mark Dion, Ayşe Erkmen, Jeff Koons, Gerhard Marcks, Gimhongsok, Martin Creed, Hiwa K, Glenn Ligon, Maarten Vanden Eynde, Wolfgang Hainke and K H Hödicke.

Animal Revolution highlights the entanglement of the artistic interpretation of the four popular animals from The Town Musicians of Bremen and the socio-critical topics of the fairy tale from the brothers Grimm.

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Exhibition, Festival

Contour Biennial #9: Coltan as Cotton

Open: 11-12 January, 17-19 May and 18-20 October 2019.
Location: different venues in Belgium.
Curator: Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez

With: Daniela Ortiz, Cadine Navarro, Picha, Enough Room for Space, Saddie Choua, Greyzone Zebra, Fallon Mayanja, Black Speaks Back, The Black Archives, Black(s) To The Future, Monique Mbeka Phoba, Laura Nsengiyumva, Coyote, Transnational Alliance, Emmanuel Iyamu, Seckou Ouologuem, Amandine Gay.

Coltan as Cotton is a single, drawn-out continuum lasting more than a year, focussing on ecology, inequa­lity, de-growth, solida­rity and racism as major themes through films, instal­la­tions and perfor­mances.

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Exhibition, Research

ICC/Institute for Colonial Culture

Institute for Colonial Culture (ICC) - Research on Congolese Heritage

Initiated by: Philippe Mikobi (National Museum Lubumbashi, DRC) and Maarten Vanden Eynde (Enough Room for Space, Brussels, BE)
Location: National Museum of Lubumbashi, DRC

Institutional support:
National Museum Lubumbashi:
Serge Songa Songa, Anne-Marie Bupe Kashulwe, Rosalie Ngengele Zawadi, John Mukabila
University of Lubumbashi: Prof. Donatien Dibwe dia Mwembu, Prof. Kizobo Obweng Okwes

Partners: Centre Cerfaux-Lefort (BE), Quai Branly Museum (FR), University of Lubumbashi (DRC)

End 2020: Official opening of ICC at the National Museum of Lubumbashi, DRC

ICC consists of a collection of artefacts, documents and photographs representing colonial presence in Congo, mainly focusing on the period 1884-1960.

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