#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#26: More artists, less borders.|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#51: How do we invite the true unknown?|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#74: Last one out turns of the lights.|#111: Do it together.|#36: We support production separately.|#58: Kunsthal Gent is a monument. If you plan to drill a hole, contact Tomas first.|#55: Keep basic human needs on the forefront.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#4: Pay what you can.|#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#59: Always protect the floor when painting (or pouring concrete)|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#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?|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#26: More artists, less borders.|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#51: How do we invite the true unknown?|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#74: Last one out turns of the lights.|#111: Do it together.|#36: We support production separately.|#58: Kunsthal Gent is a monument. If you plan to drill a hole, contact Tomas first.|#55: Keep basic human needs on the forefront.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#4: Pay what you can.|#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#59: Always protect the floor when painting (or pouring concrete)|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#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?|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|
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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:

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