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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On-Trade-Off: Green Gold

Opening: 14/03/2019
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’.

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Exhibition, Solo show

Half Earth

Opening: 21/02/2019
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.

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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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Chair as an Artwork

Opening: 10/04/2019
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.

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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)
Locations: National Museum of Lubumbashi, DRC and Enough Room for Space, Brussels, BE

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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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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