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Our second edition of Culture Beat, a collection of interesting links we came across while browsing the net, of course all Belgium- and culture-related. Enjoy!

  • The Word Magazine’s new edition is out since Monday. Titled “Decide”, it’s the second issue since the mag’s recent relaunch and return to its good old free version. If you want to find out about Belgium’s best joints for home-cooked food and must-see exhibitions, get yourself a copy at one of these places.
  • Off-fair Poppositions, which wants to challenge the mainstream white cube exhibition model and offer an alternative to Art Brussels, is preparing its next edition, taking place from 20 to 24 April next year. The theme: “The Wrong Side”, a reference not only to the fair’s positioning on the art market but also to Europe’s current socio-geopolitical situation. You can now submit your applications until 29 November, good luck!
  • Brussels is getting a new museum! In March next year the Millenium Iconoclast Museum of Art, or MIMA in short, will open its doors in the Bellevue brewery. The creative minds behind it are Alice van den Abeele and Raphaël Cruyt , the founders of Alice gallery and Michel and Florence de Launoit. MIMA is dedicated to “Culture 2.0” by focusing on art reflecting the internet age and offering an unconventional mix of geek culture, graphic design, street art, and more.
  • Homegrown architect Bruno Vanbesien made it into the internationally renowned Wallpaper magazine with a Belgian family home that’s not only beautiful but also serves as the perfect hideaway. Read the article here.

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