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Converse collaborates with Belgian street artists
A few images of Converse's recent collaborations with Belgium's most prolific street artists.
Michaël Borremans at Bozar
Exhibition views of Bozar's hotly-anticipated Michaël Borremans quasi-retropspective, As sweet as it gets.
The Affordable Art Fair’s sixth edition
We dropped in The Affordable Art Fair to see what's cracking at the entry-level end of the market.
The second best edition: The video
Our latest issue, the second best edition, explained in a 49'' edit.
Glory holes, GLBT benefit parties and water closet art.
Ten things to do over the weekend, from the release party of our latest edition tonight to Catclub and Friends tomorrow night.
The second best edition at Recyclart
Our second best edition comes out in few days and we're celebrating with a release party at Recyclart on Friday 12 April.
Interview: PA/PER VIEW curator Frances Horn
In the run-up to the three-day book bash, we had a chat with the PA/PER View curator about why print is no longer dead
The photography bundle
Autographed photography books, artist commissions and first-print editions. Belgian photography and The Word in one, yours for 190 euros.
Why should you pay for something you’re used to getting for free?
Including a sneak preview of our next edition's stand-out features, five reasons why paying for The Word ain't such a bad thing.
Kulter collective art director Julie Dassaud’s Amsterdam
A new feature sees guest contributors take us round their favourite neighbourhood hotspots. First up: Amsterdam's Kolenkit
Doing the rounds at Paris’ independent publishing fair Offprint
Paris' Offprint, a three-day gathering of publishing purists, took place over the weekend alongside Paris Photo. We were there.
Clubs, concerts and a SMAK of raw talent. This weekend in Belgium.
The end of Design September is nigh, leaving us with a monster wrap party plus a host of mouth-watering art, music and photography gigs from across the spectrum, across the country.
Photography, rap royalty and garden gigs. This weekend in Belgium
This weekend's a big one for all you music passionistas with favourites like Dent May, Best Coast, El-P, Graham Coxon, We Have Band and Bozar's electro fest hitting the Belgian capital, plus photography by newbie Lara Mennes and the poetic abstraction of Geert De Smet's statues...
Get in bed with Hotel BLOOM!
With a little over a week to go before its 8th edition kicks off, we're pleased to reveal one of Art'n BLOOM!'s limited edition duvet designs.
Art Brussels’ 30th edition
The 30th edition of Art-Brussels opened last night and we were there to take the temperature and give you our pick of must-sees.
Our very own Christmas tree, made by our intern Raya using pages from the white album. Boom.
Facing the blank canvas: Vadim Vosters
"It is not the moment one stands before a new canvas that I start thinking about what to paint; when I order the canvas I already know what to do with it", says Belgian artist Vadim Vosters.
Facing the blank canvas: Matthew Crasner
In part two of our series on the relationship between artists and the blank canvas we talk to Brussels-based artist Matthew Crasner.
The white album release party photographs
A giant blank canvas, magazines dangling from the ceiling and a 100 piece strong collection of snow globes: Photographs of last Friday's release party.
The interview: Dirk Braeckman
Following the opening of his most extensive retrospective to date in Leuven's M Museum, we meet Dirk Braeckman, arguably Belgium's most prominent photographer, to talk analogue photography, eliminating colour and working against photography as a medium. Includes our visual review of the exhibition in the image gallery at the bottom of the page.
The weekend 28.10
With most of the country gearing up for a four-day weekend, the cultural calendar is full of things to do. Here, we highlight a festival, a concert, a two-night party, an urban retail trail and two exhibitions which we very much hope will be to your liking.
The weekend 14.10
Exhibition? Check. Live concert? Check. Second hand fashion show? Check. Party? Check. Have a nice and sunny weekend...
Art Brussels: The gallerists
With over 170 participating galleries, 80% of which come from abroad, Art Brussels is as international as it gets. Following one of many office discussions, where the topic du jour was gallerists dress sense (bright and bold colours vs plain black), Joke settled the debate, capturing local and European gallery owners as well as others coming […]
Art: The snake farmer
Any artist’s main goal and driving force is creation. Creating life could be deemed the ultimate achievement. Sébastien Rien, a 27- year-old multidisciplinary artist who has been fascinated by reptiles and marine creatures for as long as he can remember, found a way to regroup his passion with his work as an artist. His current […]
Art for arts sake: London’s Frieze Art Fair
The weekend before last saw the return of the Frieze Art Fair in London, so we thought we should take a look for ourselves and see what the fuss was about. Frieze art fair is a pilgrimage of sorts for art lovers and dealers; an almost sacred spot to pose while you peruse the finest […]
Naked and bare
Cultural life in Brussels might shift into lower gear during the summer but contrary to popular belief, it does not die and disappear into a vortex of oblivion. Amongst the recommendable activities available to those whom, by choice or by necessity, will spend the better days of the summer in the city, the opening of […]
Lynch: Saying it without words
David Lynch’s career has spanned over 40 years, directing critically acclaimed films like Elephant Man (1980), Blue Velvet (1986) and Mulholland Drive (2001). What is less known is his parallel and extensive oeuvre of surrealist artwork. The Max Ernst Museum in Germany held a major exhibition this past winter, presenting more than 150 pieces by […]
Follow the Guide – The Video
Over two months after, it’s high time to refresh your memories and remind you of the interactive design exhibition we organised early September with a three minute video directed by Gaetan Saint-Remy of Sep Stigo Films. The three opening nights were as good a success as we had hoped for (this being our first truly […]
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