#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#61: No all male install teams.|#74: Last one out turns of the lights.|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#81: Things come alive when there is friction.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#26: More artists, less borders.|#36: We support production separately.|#88: Changing internships, artists, curators,... are important propositions to keep a fresh set of eyes.|#21: Live with the exhibition, spend time with it.|#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|#62: Be kind. Full dishwasher: empty it.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#56: Take a lunch break.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#137: Use the publication as programming space|#64: Arrange a distribution of forces.|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#53: Immaterial support for artists is important.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#61: No all male install teams.|#74: Last one out turns of the lights.|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#81: Things come alive when there is friction.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#26: More artists, less borders.|#36: We support production separately.|#88: Changing internships, artists, curators,... are important propositions to keep a fresh set of eyes.|#21: Live with the exhibition, spend time with it.|#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|#62: Be kind. Full dishwasher: empty it.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#56: Take a lunch break.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#137: Use the publication as programming space|#64: Arrange a distribution of forces.|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#53: Immaterial support for artists is important.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|
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14.06.2021 20:00

OFFoff / LUCA / Kunsthal Gent

Pay what you can

Final book presentation & screening:
Bioscopic Books

In the photos, films, objects and video works of Sophie Nys, Tine Guns and Nicolas Provost, the language of film often becomes the subject. In the context of the research project Bioscopic Books, they were invited to make a so-called ‘bioscopic book’ that balances on the border of the verbal and the visual, stasis and movement, showing and imagining. In her photobook, Tine Guns calibrates and visualizes the bond with her brothers taking the stars as her guide. Sophie Nys, on her part, made a contemporary as well as historically accurate ‘reprint’ of the black pages from Laurence Sterne’s 1759 book Tristram Shandy. Finally, Nicolas Provost edited his street photography into a suspense story about looking and being looked at on the pages of the book.

This closing presentation of the exhibition Bioscopic Books is a collaboration between LUCA School of Arts, Kunsthal Gent & Art Cinema OFFoff. The evening, in the presence of Sophie Nys, Tine Guns and Nicolas Provost, will alternate between several book presentations and film screenings. The book Alas by Sophie Nys is introduced by Prof. Dr. Peter de Voogd.

Peter de Voogd / Sophie Nys
Alas
- Lecture

Tine Guns
Watching the Black between the Stars
- Lecture

Tine Guns
Memory Blossoms

BE • 2011 • 11' • colour • digital

Nicolas Provost
Savage
- Lezing

Nicolas Provost
Plot Point

BE • 2007 • 15' • colour • digital

Boekvoorstelling1406 klein