#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#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|#112: Spaces today don’t need to be curated, but occupied.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#94: No objections? Just do it.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#141: Start a Publication Studio at Kunsthal Gent in the nearby future.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#61: No all male install teams.|#58: Kunsthal Gent is a monument. If you plan to drill a hole, contact Tomas first.|#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.|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#40: Follow the artist|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#54: What about disabled artists?|#36: We support production separately.|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#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|#112: Spaces today don’t need to be curated, but occupied.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#94: No objections? Just do it.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#141: Start a Publication Studio at Kunsthal Gent in the nearby future.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#61: No all male install teams.|#58: Kunsthal Gent is a monument. If you plan to drill a hole, contact Tomas first.|#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.|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#40: Follow the artist|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#54: What about disabled artists?|#36: We support production separately.|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|
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Opening: 02.07.2021 – 20:00

02.07—29.08.2021

Exhibition

ZOMERSALON 2021:
BUY LOCAL #2

Kunsthal Gent presents a second edition of its Summer Salon, after a successful premiere with 590 Ghent artists in 2020.


In July and August 2021, BUY LOCAL#2 brings together the work of 742 Ghentians, both in Kunsthal Gent and online. Support an artist and buy a work at this major exhibition with a cross-section of Ghent's visual arts scene. Once again, the entire proceeds will go to the artists.

In addition to two-dimensional work, this year you can also see and buy sculptures and installations, performance, audio and video work.


From 2 July to 29 August 2021

  • Opening: Friday 2 July, from 20.00 onwards

  • Opening hours in July: every Saturday and Sunday, 11.00 - 18.00

  • Opening hours in August: every Thursday to Sunday, 11.00 - 18.00

    In August there is a special events and performance programme - more to follow soon!


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.


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ZOMERSALON 2021:
BUY LOCAL #2

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