Exhibitions, nights out, photography, fashion, and magazine launches in Brussels and Antwerp. See you there!
Finissage: Back home at Céline Blanc Showroom
Saturday, 19 December Brussels
Firstly and foremost known for her beautiful, handpicked selections of mid-century furniture, lighting and objects, Céline Blanc invites you to her Brussels showroom this Saturday for the closing event of “Back home”, a group exhibition bringing together different artists and genres. Come by for a drink and to discover Severin Millet’s drawings, photographers Mariam Sitchinava and Lisa Carletta, as well as Mathieu Hubert’s creations marrying photography and watercolor.
Last days: Laura Henno at Stilll gallery
Until 19 December Antwerp
A show that couldn’t be more relevant these days: In “Crossing”, currently on view at Antwerp’s Stilll gallery, photographer Laura Henno deals with migration, identity, and borders. The scenes depicted in her compelling images were staged with migrants the artist met during a residency in Réunion as well as in her French home region Nord-Pas de Calais, where she built up relationships with refugees hiding in the dunes. A compassionate, sensitive and thought-provoking exhibition.
Night out: Redbull Elektropedia Awards 2015 at Wild Gallery
Wednesday, 16 December Brussels
For the very first time the Redbull Elektropedia Awards descend upon Brussels, taking over the city’s Wild Gallery for a night celebrating Belgian music, nightlife and more. We’ll definitely be there too, because See you there got nominated in the category “Best Media”, yeah! Get your tickethere for a night to remember featuring an open bar and as many fries as you can stomach. Behind the decks: Beauhause, L-Fêtes, and Sheridan.
Finissage: Preposition at Tique
Saturday, 19 December Antwerp
This week it’s your last chance to have a look at the fascinating duo exhibition “Preposition”, where the works of photographers Ode de Kort and Martijn Grooten unite. Both, each in their own way, stretch the notions of the medium by oscillating towards the sculptural. It’s all happening at Antwerp’s Tique art space, and drinks will be served!
Books & photography: A cozy afternoon at Gallery Fifty One
Saturday, 19 December, 15-18h00 Antwerp
If you love photography and/or the printed matter, this is for you. Antwerp’s Gallery Fifty Oneinvites you to an afternoon dedicated to both. Jacques Sonck and ARPAÏS du bois will be present for book signings, Bruno V. Roels releases the catalogue “I Dreamt An Island”, and you can rummage through a selection of books at special prices, including publications from Michael Wolf, Saul Leiter, Richard Avedon and others.
Fashion: Roxane Baines at YAG
From 19 to 20 December, 10h30-18h00 Brussels
Up-and-coming fashion talent Roxane Baines, a La Cambre graduate, launches her summer collection 2016 this weekend at Brussel’s trendy health food restaurant YAG. Additionally, shoppers have the opportunity to splash out on the previous winter collection at a 30% discount. For those who like it elegant and sober with a Japanese twist.
Publishing meets party: Girls like us at À St. Médard
From 18 to 20 December Brussels
Independent arts and culture magazine Girls Like Us, founded 2005 in Amsterdam and published by Capricious New York, is sold in several major cities across the globe. This weekend the Girls Like Us team invades Brussels’ À St. Medard for three days of book signings, film screenings, brunch and party. And of course you can get your hands on all past issues of the magazine and more!