The exhibition to go to: Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955-1972

Coinciding with the Polish EU presidency Wiels hosts one of the first large-scale exhibitions of this pioneering and provocative artist outside of Poland. Focusing on her experimental period, the show gathers more than a hundred of her works, among which the tinted polyester casts of her lips and breasts transformed into everyday objects like lamps or ashtrays.

10th September to 8th January

Wednesdays to Sundays 11h00 – 18h00

WIELS, Av. Van Volxem 354 Volxemlaan – 1190 Brussels

www.wiels.org

(first published in the blue album)

The store to drop by: Atelier Solarshop

A mix of playful yet modern aesthetic objects and items fill up the space of Atelier Solarshop in Antwerp for the third edition of their Pop-Up project. The selection of exclusive, limited and numbered works by international young talents is only available until 8th October – so make sure not to miss out.

ATELIER SOLARSHOP, Dambruggestraat 48 – 2060 Antwerp

Wednesdays to Saturdays until 8th October, 11h00-18h30

www.ateliersolarshop.be

(first published in the blue album)

The night out

Los Ninos is throwing another one of their memorable nights. This time they have Hot Chip‘s Alexis Taylor with his new super band About Group lined-up. Concert, visuals, and some of Belgium’s finest DJs will make sure you’ll dance till dawn and enjoy a proper Sunday hangover.

LOS NINOS
10th September, 21h00
Gare du Congres Station, Boulevard Pacheco 40 Pachecolaan – 1000 Brussels
www.losninos.be

The movies to see: Ecran Total

Ecran Total, a film festival organised by Cinema Arenberg, is going into its last week. The concept: Give movie enthusiasts the opportunity to see motion pictures on the big screen that usually are rather hard to catch – including  classic and out-of-the-ordinary pieces or even recent films you might have missed first time round. This weekend the selection includes Frederick Wiseman’s celebrated documentary ‘Boxing Gym’.

CINEMA ARENBERG , Galerie de la Reine 26 Koninginnegallerij – 1000 Brussels

www.arenberg.be

The walk to take: Bookshop Days

A group of young booksellers from Brussels organises for the first time the Bookshop Days – an event that intends to showcase the bookshops of the Belgian capital including exhibitions, encounters and (re)discoveries. Grab the chance to take a walk around the city and rummage through piles of publications. Not just for bookworms!

Take a look here to see a list of the participating stores