"Wild Gene", a 70min documentary by Joris Gijsen on Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen, gives a unique insight in the studio practice of one of the most prominent Belgian artists of the last decade. For six years, Gijsen followed the artist on his work trips around the globe, revealing what drives the artist’s relentless energy and his many encounters.
Wild Gene reveals how the artist constantly broadens his philosophical foundation through remarkable contacts with scientists
Sparkling, slightly ironic, a master narrator. Publius Ovidius Naso, commonly known as Ovid, will always remain one of the most important writers from classical antiquity. Not only was he the most prolific of all Latin poets, he also kept innovating. Instead of simply adopting the elegiac model, the poetic meter that his predecessors had created, he varied his style. He is often considered the last of the great Latin poets under Emperor Augustus. His most famous poem is the
BUILDINGBOX is dedicating the 2019-2020 season to contemporary glass art with the project Dalla sabbia, opere in vetro (From sand, works in glass). The second series of exhibitions in BUILDINGBOX – spread over 12 monthly appointments – presents the works Under Pressure and Open Secret by the Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen. They represent a perfect point of encounter and transition between the first series, which recently ended - 5779, curated by Nicola Trezzi, devoted to lig
X–Festival is an annual cross–disciplinary, visionary, inspirational and stimulating ideas festival at the crossroads of science, technology and art towards a creative and sustainable future. X–Festival aims to bring together different worlds, to stimulate innovation through cross–overs, to explore new frontiers and horizons and to be a Big–Bang of reflection and action. Essential to the DNA of X–Festival are space for critical inquiry and debate and the ambition to stimulate