Maarten Vanden Eynde

Exhibition, Research

ICC/Institute of 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

October 2019: 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 D.R. Congo, mainly focusing on the period 1884-1960.

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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.

image: Daddy Tshikaya working on a copper wire scale model of a Tesla X car as part of On-Trade-Off.

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Exhibition

A World Without Us

Opening: 23/11/2018 at 5 pm
Open: 23/11/2018 - 03/02/2019
Location: Impakt Center for Media Culture, Lange Nieuwstraat 4, 3512PH Utrecht, The Netherlands

With: Anna Dumitriu & Alex May, Katrin Hochschuh & Adam Donovan, IC-98, Robertina’s Šebjanič & Gjino Šutić, Mark Leckey, Maarten Vanden Eynde, Taavi Suisalu, Morehshin Allahyari & Daniel Rourke, Next Nature Network.

A World Without Us is an exhibition with works that merge concepts like post-Anthropocene, bio-art and robotics.

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Exhibition

My North is Your South

Opening: 12/09/2018 at 6:30pm
Open: 13/09 - 11/11/2018
Location: La Kunsthalle Mulhouse - Centre d'art contemporain La Fonderie, 16 rue de la Fonderie, 68093 Mulhouse Cedex, France
Curator: Sandrine Wymann

With: Bertille Bak, Chto Delat, Gil & Moti, Jan Kopp, Georgia Kotretsos, Katrin Ströbel, Youssef Tabti, Clarissa Tossin, Maarten Vanden Eynde.

My North is Your South aims at transcending regional particularities to reveal the universality of observation.

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