Maarten Vanden Eynde

Publication, Research

Digging up the Future

Monograph Maarten Vanden Eynde, MMXX
Publisher: Mercatorfonds
Languages: English, French, Dutch
224 pages with 200+ color illustrations
28 x 22,7 cm Hardcover
Editor: Katerina Gregos
Authors: Katerina Gregos, Sven Beckert, Oulimata Gueye, Nav Haq, Jan Zalasiewicz
Graphic design: Raf Vancampenhoudt, Lennart Van den Bossche

Bringing together works from the past 20 years, Digging up the Future introduces readers to the sometimes disconcerting, always thought-provoking practice of multidisciplinary Belgian artist Maarten Vanden Eynde.

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Vision and Horror of Modernity - Industry and Artistic Departure

Open: 17/11/2020 - 28/02/2021
Location:  The Von der Heydt-Museum, Turmhof 8, 42103 Wuppertal, Germany
Curator: Dr. Beate Eickhoff

With: Andreas Sieckmann, Heinrich Hoerle, Maike Freess, Constantin Meunier, Bernhard Hoetger, Max Klinger, George Grosz, Otto Dix, Conrad Felixmüller, Hans Baluschek, Gerd Arntz, Thomas Locher, Heinrich Heidersberger, Eugen Batz, Käthe Kollwitz, Carl Grossberg, Max Beckmann, Franz Radziwill, Tobias Zielony, et al.

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Exhibition, Festival

Dreaming in Everywhen


Opening: 24/10/2020
Open: 24/10/2020 - 17/01/2021
Location: Impakt Center for Media Culture, Lange Nieuwstraat 4, 3512 PH Utrecht, The Netherlands
Curator: Arjon Dunnewind

With: Monira Al Qadiri, Jasper Griepink, Jakob Kudsk Steensen, Himali Singh Soin, Erik Bünger and Michel Banabila.

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Zin Ex. From Abstraction to Algorithm

Open: 11/09/2020 - 31/01/2021
Location:  TABAKALERA, Andre zigarrogileak plaza 1, 20012 Donostia / San Sebastián, Basque Autonomous Community, Spain
Curator: Florian Wüst

With: Javier Aguirre, José Luis Alexanco, Baloji, Wojciech Bruszewski, Salvador Dalí & Philippe Halsman, Forough Farrokhzad, Florian Fischer & Johannes Krell, W+B Hein, Narcisa Hirsch, Takahiko Limura, László Moholy-Nagy, Vera Molnár, Lillian Schwartz, Eusebio Sempere, Steina Vasulka, et al.

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PhD, Research

Ars Memoriae - The Art to Remember

An Artistic PhD Research Project
Time: 2020 - 2023
Location: Department of Contemporary Art, Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen, Norway
Main supervisor: Jeremy Welsh
Secondary supervisor: Anke Bangma

Matter, Gesture and Soul is a cross disciplinary artistic research project that departs from, and investigates several encounters and alignments between Contemporary Art and Archaeology.

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An unfinished symphony. Polyphony in the collection

Open: 30/11/2019 - 31/01/2021
Location: Mu.ZEE, Romestraat 11, 8400 Ostend, Belgium

The Mu.ZEE collection comprises more than 6000 works. Together these works provide a comprehensive and varied overview of Belgian art history, from 1850 until the present day.

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Exhibition, Research

ICC/Institute of Colonial Culture

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)

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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