Open: 14/03/2019 - 13/04/2019
Location: Galerie Imane Farès, 41, rue Mazarine, 75006 Paris, France
With: Sammy Baloji, Jean Katambayi, Musasa, Georges Senga, Maarten Vanden Eynde.
On-Trade-Off: Green Gold is part of a long term research project On-Trade-Off that looks at Lithium and its crucial role in the global transition towards a ‘green and fossil fuel free economy’.
Open: 21/02/2019 - 30/03/2019
Location: Meessen De Clercq Gallery, Abdijstraat 2, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Half Earth is Maarten Vanden Eynde's fourth solo show at MSSNDCLRCQ. The title is borrowed from Edward O. Wilson's book Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life in which the author proposes that half of the Earth's land should be designated a human-free natural reserve to preserve biodiversity.
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.
Open: 10/04/2019 - 12/05/2019
Location: Latvian National Museum of Art, Jaņa Rozentāla laukums 1, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvia
With: Bokkinga Sander, Munoz Lucas, Lee Kwangho, Remy Terjo, Regis-R, Fatoumata Ba Amadou, Rollins Caldwell Benjamin, Pagart Remy, Madabe Adam, Linke Kai, Morellet Francois, Mayor Julian, Peytavin Rejan, Zieta Oskar, Studio Job, West Franz, Schreiner Frank, Borkenhagen Florian, Price Tom, Hans Peter Feldmann, et al.
Chair as an Artwork wants to create a unified spatial story where each chair’s uniqueness, all coming from Galila Barzilaï-Hollander's collection, is highlighted and every chair’s individual story is an intrinsic part of a merged narrative.
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.
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
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 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 Congo, mainly focusing on the period 1884-1960.