Upcoming exhibitions

Deweer Gallery, Zwevegem / Belgium

August 25, 2017

September 6–October 8, 2017

Opening: Sunday, September 3, 2:30–6pm

Deweer Gallery
Tiegemstraat 6A
8553 Otegem
Belgium

www.deweergallery.com

Through The Lens – Platform for Photography
group show
Through The Lens offers a platform to ambitious, promising talents who show exceptional skill in the exploration of the possibilities of photography. Four artists participate in the exhibition: Tom Callemin (b. 1991, Belgium, lives and works in Ghent), Kudzanai Chiurai (b. 1981, Zimbabwe, lives and works in Johannesburg), Sara Cwynar (b. 1985, Canada, lives and works in New York) and Anna Vogel (b. 1981, Germany, lives and works in Düsseldorf).

Jan Fabre – Viewing boxes, Thinking models and Drawings, 1977–2008
solo show
In a unique exhibition, Deweer Gallery focuses on the viewing boxes, thinking models and drawings of Jan Fabre, highlighting in this way a very important and consistent part of Fabre’s extensive repertoire. Deweer Gallery has been representing Jan Fabre for 32 years already and has preserved his viewing boxes, thinking models and drawings since the beginning of his career. From his first thinking model La maison de J.F. (1977), a rare, utopian design of an aluminum house without a roof, to his later brain drawings (2008) and brain models (2008).

The viewing boxes and thinking models are unjustly overlooked within the multifaceted oeuvre of Jan Fabre. They are small three-dimensional objects that provide an insight into the inexhaustible imagination of the artist and visually depict autonomous worlds that subvert the relation (of scale) to reality. They contain many of the themes in Fabre’s universe, such as his penchant for blue Bic pen-colored drawings and the Bic-treated objects that refer to the transition between day and night. They show different faces of the artist that range from scientist to adventurer, resistance fighter and criminal to dreamer and eternal seeker of beauty.

Collector’s Room #16: Landscapes of the Mind
group show
In the Collector’s Room #16 Deweer Gallery will present the group show Landscapes of the Mind. Participating artists include, amongst others Stephan Balkenhol, Marc Bauer, Tony Cragg, Günther Förg, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, George Little, Aida Mahmudova, Enrique Marty, Luca Monterastelli, Benjamin Moravec, Josef Felix Müller, Nasan Tur, ….

Save the date
30 Years Stephan Balkenhol @ Deweer Gallery – A Brilliant Story Since 1987 George Little – Split Bisque
October 25–December 3, 2017
Vernissage: October 22, 2:30–6pm

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