#40: Follow the artist|#137: Use the publication as programming space|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#88: Changing internships, artists, curators,... are important propositions to keep a fresh set of eyes.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#39: Be the early stepping stone in an artist’s career|#124: Do less, do it better.|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#141: Start a Publication Studio at Kunsthal Gent in the nearby future.|#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.|#62: Be kind. Full dishwasher: empty it.|#58: Kunsthal Gent is a monument. If you plan to drill a hole, contact Tomas first.|#35: The artist fee should be good.|#98: The success of it will not lie in the result but in the process.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#56: Take a lunch break.|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#40: Follow the artist|#137: Use the publication as programming space|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#88: Changing internships, artists, curators,... are important propositions to keep a fresh set of eyes.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#39: Be the early stepping stone in an artist’s career|#124: Do less, do it better.|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#141: Start a Publication Studio at Kunsthal Gent in the nearby future.|#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.|#62: Be kind. Full dishwasher: empty it.|#58: Kunsthal Gent is a monument. If you plan to drill a hole, contact Tomas first.|#35: The artist fee should be good.|#98: The success of it will not lie in the result but in the process.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#56: Take a lunch break.|#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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02.07.2021 20:00

Open from Friday 2 July 20.00

Pay what you can

SUMMER SALON 2021:
BUY LOCAL #2

On Friday 2 July at 20.00: Summer Salon 2021 - BUY LOCAL #2 will officially open. 742 works of art fill Kunsthal Gent to the brim with a cross-section of Ghent's lively visual arts scene.

With participants between 18 and 84 years of age, BUY LOCAL brings generations of Ghent artists together in an exhibition with one major common denominator: everything is for sale.

From Friday 2 July at 20.00 the works will be on show in Kunsthal Gent, but also online at zomersalon.gent, where interested buyers can get in touch with the artists.

Opening hours:
July:
Saturday and Sunday 11.00 - 18.00.
August: Thursday to Sunday 11.00 - 18.00.


Events:
- Every Sunday of the Summer Salon: Artist talks on the spot

- Ghent artist Lore Snauwaert is building a Restaurant in Kunsthal Gent, together with 7 artists and guests. You can dine there from August onwards. More info and reservations.

- In August: performance programme on Sundays

- Many events by Ghent partner organisations: workshops, guided tours, screenings, ....

- Copyright Ghent ( Jakobijnenstraat 8, B - 9000 Ghent) is organising a "Summer book salon" with publications by participants in the Summer Salon.

In collaboration with: Gents kunstenoverleg GKO, Art Cinema OFFoff, Art Ghent, Art Shizzle, Barbe Urbain, Bebe Books, Berserk, Artlead Offline / Billboard Series, BLANCO, BOEKS, BROEI, BruthausGallery, Campo, Cecilia Jaime Gallery, Convent, Copyright Bookshop, Croxhapox, Cultuurdienst Gent, Curatorial Studies at KASK School of Arts, David vzw, De Carré / S.H.O.T.S., De Centrale, De Curieuze Collectie, De Koer, Dekenij Patershol, Design museum Gent, Drongenhofkapel Emergent, Engagement Gent, Experimental Intermedia, Fotoshop Gent, Galerie Pont & Plas, Gouvernement, Greentrack Gent, Het Balanseer, HISK, In de Ruimte, Galerie Jan Dhaese, KIOSK, KASK / School of Arts Ghent, KASK / School of Arts Ghent communicatie, KLAP/vzw Ensemble, Kristof De Clercq Gallery, Kunst Aan Zet, Kunst in Huis, Kunsthal Gent, Les Voizines/ Zine Happening, LUCA School of Arts Gent, LYSTERINCK, Manoeuvre, Masala, mentormentor, Museum Dr. Guislain, Nein Arts, De Ontsteking / NADAR, NUCLEO, Smoke & Dust / 019, PILOOT public art platform, Publiek Park (Grenswerk), Post X, Posture Editions, P/ROPS, Re-Mains, Roger Raveelmuseum, Rufus Galerie, S.M.A.K., St. Anoiniuskerk / CC Meulestede, Subbacultcha, Tatjana Pieters, V.O.E.M. vzw, Voo?uit, Wijk 8, Yart, Zebrastraat

With support of:

BL 23