On the 10th of June, the cosmOpolitan Gallery presents a new catalogue on the work of Koen Vanmechelen entitled ‘from CCP to MOUTH’. This book is created on the occasion of Vanmechelen’s current exhibition, DIVERSITY, and aims to give an overview on the expanding universe of this multimedia and socially engaged artist.
‘From CCP to MOUTH’ is divided in three main parts. The first part consists of an extensive clarification of Vanmechelen’s projects, such as CCP, LUCY and SO
A series of lectures is planned in honour of Koen Vanmechelen’s installation AWAKENER/LIFEBANK at DordtYart. As one of the main artists of the exhibition GlassFever, Koen will discuss his works, accompanied by experts in the art world.
26 May 2016. A first lecture about Vanmechelen’s place in contemporary art by Ann Demeester, director of the Frans Hals Museum (NL).
7 July 2016. Accompanied by glass artist and sculptor Koen Vanderstukken these lectures focus on the use of
Koen Vanmechelen’s permanent installation INFINITY – C.C.P. is officially inaugurated in Dronten, the Netherlands, on the 14th of May. Earlier in 2009, this work of art was exhibited at the Venice Biennale. The sculpture has found its permanent place in the watercourse of the residential area ‘De Gilden’. A few years ago, the inhabitants of Dronten selected this work of art for the area.
INFINITY – C.C.P. is part of the worldwide Cosmopolitan Chicken Project by Koen Vanmec
From 1 May until 25 September 2016, four locations in the city center of Dordrecht (NL) focused on the innovative use of glass in contemporary art under the heading of Glassfever - Contemporary Art in Glass.
As one of the main artists, Koen Vanmechelen transforms the old factory hall of DordtYart in a paradise; an ecosystem of different races and species. Slowly, this garden will glaze since glass mushrooms, plants and seeds will replace the living material. This process wi