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“Weird twirls coming straight out of my brain.” Floris Hoorelbeke’s graphic abstractions
Ostend native Floris Hoorelbeke's discusses late night art-making in Ghent and the various artistic and zine projects he has coming up ahead of his upcoming show at Sterput this Friday.
“A tragicomic sense permeates throughout.” Teresa Cos’ binary deconstructions and ritual auditories
Formerly a resident artist at WIELS, Teresa Cos will be unveiling her latest exhibition The Measure of Disorder at Argos this Saturday. If you're a film lover, then you're in for a treat.
Visiting Rinus Van de Velde’s larger-than-life Antwerp studio
We snoop around the Van de Velde's spacious Borgerhout studio filled with - perhaps unsurprisingly - plenty of light, concocted ideas and over-sized canvases.
“I always liked a good story”: the new mythology of Kasper Bosmans
In a candid interview, the young Brussels-based artist discusses making drawing and wood sculptures from a very early age, the importance of context and why success is really such a stupid word.
The pertinent eclecticism of Dieter Ravyts
Young contemporary artist Dieter Ravyts talks us through his vivid portfolio, from starting points to inspirations.
“There is NO reason for things to be as they are.” The world according to Aline Bouvy
Ask us, the world needs more Aline Bouvy’s.
Photographer Frederik Vercruysse’s aesthetic abstraction
We talk early influences, interests and aesthetic abstraction with the Antwerp-based artist.
We take a look at the work Clément Montagne created in the context of our residency project, Dusangneuf Osangsett.
Stephanie De Smet’s Inside green
Photographer Stephanie De Smet, Instagram's #insidegreen queen, reveals the ins and outs behind her iconic series.
Photographer Griet Van de Velde
We talk to photographer Griet Van de Velde about her artistic practice and the two men instrumental to her visual narrative.
Eliza Sys’s Los Angeles
We catch up with an old family member who's now based out in LA capturing its streets.
KASK graduate photographer Pauline Miko
With her first Brussels solo show opening tomorrow, young Belgian photographer Pauline Miko talks memory, medium and mentors.
Belgian photographer Lara Gasparotto at Berlin’s Kromus + Zink gallery
With her solo show in Berlin opening on Friday, we catch up with Belgian photographer Lara Gasparotto
Straight out of our latest edition, Joke De Wilde's photographic journey alongside Belgium's E40.
Gilbert Fastenaekens at Botanique
We preview veteran Brussels-based photographer Gilbert Fastenaekens' retrospective at Botanique.
The pulse of a city: 25 visual tributes to Brussels
Art institutions, online radio, graphic design studio, independent magazine: this is how Creative Belgium sees Brussels.
This is (our) Brussels
To mark the release of The Brussels Special, we take a trip down memory lane to pull-up some of our favourite Brussels features.
A look at artist Gideon Kiefer’s recent work
Bringing our art special to a close, we review the intriguing drawings and collages of Belgian artist Gideon Kiefer.
Antwerp-based photographer Mieke Verbijlen’s interiors
We continue our series of portfolio presentations with Antwerp-based photographer Mieke Verbijlen.
A look at Belgium’s painting rising star Rinus Van de Velde’s latest work
With the month of August gearing up to be an art-infested one here at The Word, we begin with a portfolio presentation of one of Belgium's most promising up-and-comers, Rinus Van de Velde
Rise and shine: Photographer Quentin De Wispelaere
He’s barely 21 and only completing his first year of photography studies but Quentin De Wispelaere already has a CV worthy of the country’s hot shots. His first series Photos De Classe made it to semi-final at Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival, American Tour was picked up by international editions of Vice magazine, and […]
Photography: Benoit Grimalt, spontaneous and directed
When did you get into photography full-time? Ten years ago. After I graduated from a photography school where we mainly studied studio photography. But now I prefer being outdoors, I prefer natural light. What drew you to this medium? I like family albums. What is your first ever memory about photography? The old pictures in […]
Photography: fashion snapper Ismaël Moumin
With an eye for details, creative settings and pretty girls, it was only normal that we called upon Ismaël Moumin to shoot our upcoming Fashion Special showstoppers. The 26-year-old self-taught photographer, who graduated from the digital art department of Brussels’ Saint-Luc in 2003, worked as a retoucher for photographers such as Marc Lagrange and Jochen […]
Photography: mother and daughter duo Memymom
We first got acquainted with Memymom’s work a while ago and were instantly intrigued by their puzzling compositions. Lisa De Boeck and Marilène Coolens’ strange scenarios feature flesh, intertwined limbs and bodyparts that seem to spring out of nowhere, the result being at times dreamy, at others bone-chilling. For the red album (out 11th March), […]
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