#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#124: Do less, do it better.|#81: Things come alive when there is friction.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#16: Kunsthal Gent will always be a construction site.|#64: Arrange a distribution of forces.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#99: Evolve according to changing needs.|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#51: How do we invite the true unknown?|#88: Changing internships, artists, curators,... are important propositions to keep a fresh set of eyes.|#55: Keep basic human needs on the forefront.|#111: Do it together.|#59: Always protect the floor when painting (or pouring concrete)|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#34: We pay artists.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#98: The success of it will not lie in the result but in the process.|#21: Live with the exhibition, spend time with it.|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#137: Use the publication as programming space|#5: Kunsthal Gent is a city where different identities collide in an ongoing exhibition without end date. New exhibitions are always a new layer in this ongoing story.|#19: Have fun at the exhibition.|#120: The new type of art institute cannot merely be an art museum as it has been until now, but no museum at all. The new type will be more like a power station, a producer of new energy.|#53: Immaterial support for artists is important.|#15: Kunsthal Gent aims to be an extension of public space.|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#94: No objections? Just do it.|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#112: Spaces today don’t need to be curated, but occupied.|#58: Kunsthal Gent is a monument. If you plan to drill a hole, contact Tomas first.|#74: Last one out turns of the lights.|#54: What about disabled artists?|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#26: More artists, less borders.|#107: Build a community / scene.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#56: Take a lunch break.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#141: Start a Publication Studio at Kunsthal Gent in the nearby future.|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#91: Embrace doubt.|#39: Be the early stepping stone in an artist’s career|#119: Be a space of production.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#62: Don’t be a dick. Full dishwasher: empty it.|#60: Look after all tools. The moment it looks like things are missing it means that things are missing.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#28: Make Contracts.|#35: The artist fee should be good.|#61: No all male install teams.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#47: Artists need to be supported more than ever in the development of their practice due to the gaps that have been created in the field of fine art|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#3: Entrance to all exhibitions at Kunsthal Gent is free.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#40: Follow the artist|#4: Pay what you can.|#36: We support production separately.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#124: Do less, do it better.|#81: Things come alive when there is friction.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#16: Kunsthal Gent will always be a construction site.|#64: Arrange a distribution of forces.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#99: Evolve according to changing needs.|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#51: How do we invite the true unknown?|#88: Changing internships, artists, curators,... are important propositions to keep a fresh set of eyes.|#55: Keep basic human needs on the forefront.|#111: Do it together.|#59: Always protect the floor when painting (or pouring concrete)|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#34: We pay artists.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#98: The success of it will not lie in the result but in the process.|#21: Live with the exhibition, spend time with it.|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#137: Use the publication as programming space|#5: Kunsthal Gent is a city where different identities collide in an ongoing exhibition without end date. New exhibitions are always a new layer in this ongoing story.|#19: Have fun at the exhibition.|#120: The new type of art institute cannot merely be an art museum as it has been until now, but no museum at all. The new type will be more like a power station, a producer of new energy.|#53: Immaterial support for artists is important.|#15: Kunsthal Gent aims to be an extension of public space.|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#94: No objections? Just do it.|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#112: Spaces today don’t need to be curated, but occupied.|#58: Kunsthal Gent is a monument. If you plan to drill a hole, contact Tomas first.|#74: Last one out turns of the lights.|#54: What about disabled artists?|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#26: More artists, less borders.|#107: Build a community / scene.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#56: Take a lunch break.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#141: Start a Publication Studio at Kunsthal Gent in the nearby future.|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#91: Embrace doubt.|#39: Be the early stepping stone in an artist’s career|#119: Be a space of production.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#62: Don’t be a dick. Full dishwasher: empty it.|#60: Look after all tools. The moment it looks like things are missing it means that things are missing.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#28: Make Contracts.|#35: The artist fee should be good.|#61: No all male install teams.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#47: Artists need to be supported more than ever in the development of their practice due to the gaps that have been created in the field of fine art|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#3: Entrance to all exhibitions at Kunsthal Gent is free.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#40: Follow the artist|#4: Pay what you can.|#36: We support production separately.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|
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