We are happy to announce Koen Vanmechelen and Philip’s Biscuits have joined forces and created a cookie in the shape of a Cosmogolem. The Cosmogolem, the Giant of Hope, can be found at more than 40 places all around the globe. Worldwide, the statue symbolizes children rights and empowers the voices of young people. The limited edition Cosmogolem biscuits are sold at the Philip’s Biscuits stores in Antwerp, via the webshop and at the LABIOMISTA shop. Proceeds go to the Cosmogo
With the inauguration of LaMouseion, LABIOMISTA – the evolving work of art by artist Koen Vanmechelen in collaboration with the city of Genk – enters its third season. The installation once again proves that Koen Vanmechelen is one of the most socially relevant artists in Flanders. Three knowledge containers invite young people in particular to reflect on the future, in the same free spirit that typifies Vanmechelen’s ‘wild gene’. LaMouseion “Where do we go from here?” It’s o
With 'A Soft Gentle Breeze' the summer of 2021 brings a fresh breeze to Westende. Not only in Villa Les Zéphyrs and the Saint Theresa Chapel, but also in the immediate surroundings, the former rose garden seems to be blooming again. Outside becomes inside and inside seems to be a backdrop for what is happening outside. The proximity of the playful sea, an enchanting garden, a fountain of buckets, stained glass windows and toys. The flags flutte the colors light up and the flo
Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea is glad to announce the opening of Shamanism, a new exhibition project by British curator and art critic James Putnam, former curator of the Egyptian Antiquities Department of the British Museum, in prosecution of a decennial collaboration with the gallery. Shamanism sees the participation of twelve international artists, joined on the common field of researching an enlightened artistic dimension through the ritual practice. There is a c
Golden Cord is a multimedia exhibition showing a series of bronze works and mesmerizing drawings.
The Golden Cord sculptures are hybrid works of phantasmagorical, composite animals. They carry the umbilical cord of a connection with the rest of the world. A golden membrane that stretches outwards – the Golden Cord – reveals them to have been born from a change of surroundings. They always carry that connection, another element that sends them on their way. There i
FORGOTTEN MEMORIES ‘The future depends on the forgotten memories’
Koen Vanmechelen When encountering an ancient civilization, the DNA of your own evolution - as an individual, a member of a tribe, and part of a connectome - rises from your imagination. The sum of your imagined genes is the reincarnation of your new existence.
In its desire to live, humanity has developed an ellipse, moving from ashes to ashes.
In our frenzied quest for eternal life, the preservation of the ph
We zijn uit het oog verloren dat de natuur deel is van ons en dat wij deel zijn van de natuur. Alles in de natuur heeft een onderlinge samenhang en op onze beurt zijn wij verbonden met alles wat leeft. VERBINDING is een tentoonstelling met wonderkamers die vertrekt vanuit een holistische benadering en kunst, naturalia en ideeën van kunstenaars, filosofen en wetenschappers samenbrengt over mens, aarde, natuur. VERBINDING wil kinderen aanwakkeren en inspireren om hun relatie me
This exhibition of new projects showcases over 30 international artists who have created works in glass in collaboration with the master glass artisans at Berengo Studio on the island of Murano in the Venetian lagoon. Glasstress Boca Raton II is a sequel to the acclaimed 2016 Glasstress exhibition at Boca Raton Museum of Art and includes new artists and major new works created since that time. For more information look at Boca Raton Collective Memory Koen Vanmechelen is prese