Maarten Vanden Eynde


Nature Morte/Nature Vivante

Opening: 23/11/2019 at 6pm
Open: 24/11/2019 - 08/03/2020
Location: Cid Grand-Hornu, Rue Sainte-Louise 82, 7301 Hornu, Belgium
Curator: Veerle Wenes, assited by Françoise Foulon and Ralph Collier.

With: Alexi Williams Wynn, Andrea Branzi, Ani Liu, Benjamin Verdonck, Diana Scherer, Erez Nevi Pana, Erine Wyckmans, Formafantasma, Gabriel Rico, Hongjie Yang, Lilla Tabasso, Lois Weinberger, Michel Blazy, Nurit Bar-Shai, Scholten & Baijings, Studio Klarenbeek & Dros, Studio Wieki Somers, Tony Matelli, Various Artists, et al.

Nature Morte/Nature Vivante reveals how much man’s ambiguous relationship with nature can be both perverse and inspiring.

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Exhibition, Research

On-Trade-Off: The Weight of Wonders

Opening: 15/11/2019
Open: 15/11/2019 - 21/12/2019
Location: Cargo in Context, Haparandadam 7-B8, 1013 AK Amsterdam, The Netherlands

With: Sammy Baloji, Marjolijn Dijkman, Maarten Vanden Eynde, Musasa, Jean Katambayi, Georges Senga and Daddy Tshikaya.

On-Trade-Off: The Weight of Wonders looks at Lithium, the naturally occurring element that is currently considered to be ‘the new black gold’ and questions its crucial role in the global transition towards a ‘green and fossil fuel free economy’.

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6th Lubumbashi Biennale: Future Genealogies, Tales From The Equatorial Line

Opening: 24/10/2019
Open: 24/10/2019 - 24/11/2019
Location: various locations in Lubumbashi, D.R. Congo
Curator: Sandrine Colard

With: Alain Nsenga, Leonard Pongo, Athar Jaber, Mega Mingiedi, Wendy Morris, Younes Baba-Ali, Uriel Orlow, Georges Senga, Pélagie Gbaguidi, Steve Bandoma, Pamela Tulizo, Grace Ndiritu, Jean Katambayi Mukendi, Filipa César, Sammy Baloji, Vincent Meessen, Sinzo Aanza, Guy Woueté, Hadassa Ngamba, Maarten Vanden Eynde, Edmond Musasa Leu N'seya, ruangrupa, Marjolijn Dijkman, et al.

Future Genealogies, Tales From The Equatorial Line explores the geographical paradox of being set in a region where history continues to be steeped in the depth of the soil’s resources, and at the same time wishes to produce new narratives of the past and to re-imagine a plurality of futures.

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Némo, International Biennial of Digital Arts: Jusqu’ici tout va bien?

Archaeology of a digital world.

Opening: 12/10/2019
Open: 12/10/2019 - 09/02/2020
Location: Le 104, 5 Rue Curial, 75019 Paris, France
Curators: Gilles Alvarez and José-Manuel Gonçalvès

With: Takayuki Todo, Justine Emard, Krištof Kintera, Beb-Deum, Arcangelo Sassolino, Margriet van Breevoort, Martin Backes, Fabien Léaustic, Alexander Schubert, So Kanno, Maarten Vanden Eynde, Michele Spanghero, Thomas Garnier, Vladimir Abikh, Timothée Chalazonitis, Paul Duncombe, Momoko Seto, Shun Owada.

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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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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

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

October 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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