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25—27.01.2019 17:00

During the weekend of Friday 25 to Sunday 27 January 2019, the doors will open with a very first series of exhibitions

Pay what you can

Opening weekend Kunsthal Gent

Kunsthal Gent is a new presentation and development platform for visual arts.

In recent months, a new organisation with a new programme took shape between the thirteenth-century walls of the former Caermersklooster. During the weekend of Friday 25 to Sunday 27 January 2019, the doors will open with a very first series of exhibitions.

EXHIBITION PROGRAMME 25.01 – 12.05.19

  • Thomas Min & Egon Van Herreweghe – Crisis of masculinity
  • Prem Krishnamurthy – Endless Exhibition
  • Olivier Goethals – Spatial intervention KHG01
  • Steve Van den Bosch – Unreliable sources
  • Kunsthalle São Paulo presents: Rein Dufait – Holle Volte
  • CCA Glasgow presents: Gordon Douglas & Ash Reid – Centre for changing hands
  • das Kunst presents: Collectief Kunsthal, youth collective in the margins of Kunsthal Gent
  • Platform for graphic design: 9 posters for Kunsthal Gent / Januari 2019
    Designers: Hermine Cooreman, Bart de Baets, Sara De Bondt, Daphne Pannier, Audrey Quaranta, Amina Saadi, Lennart Van den Bossche, Lien Van Leemput and Maud Vervenne
  • Publication: How to / start / collaborate with / work in / Kunsthal Gent - User’s Manual, draft #1
    By means of 141 quotes, the User’s Manual for Kunsthal Gent explains what the organisation is made of, how it is set up, whom it is for, how it can be used and what it can offer
  • Croxhapox: Schuivende Grond (25 – 27.01)
  • Art Cinema OFFoff: Broadcasting Radio Triton + Atelier OFFoff (25 – 27.01)
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