#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#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.|#141: Start a Publication Studio at Kunsthal Gent in the nearby future.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#28: Make Contracts.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#137: Use the publication as programming space|#34: We pay artists.|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#91: Embrace doubt.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#88: Changing internships, artists, curators,... are important propositions to keep a fresh set of eyes.|#39: Be the early stepping stone in an artist’s career|#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#112: Spaces today don’t need to be curated, but occupied.|#60: Look after all tools. The moment it looks like things are missing it means that things are missing.|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#61: No all male install teams.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#40: Follow the artist|#111: Do it together.|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#16: Kunsthal Gent will always be a construction site.|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#36: We support production separately.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#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.|#56: Take a lunch break.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#54: What about disabled artists?|#119: Be a space of production.|#19: Have fun at the exhibition.|#58: Kunsthal Gent is a monument. If you plan to drill a hole, contact Tomas first.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#55: Keep basic human needs on the forefront.|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#26: More artists, less borders.|#53: Immaterial support for artists is important.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#4: Pay what you can.|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#21: Live with the exhibition, spend time with it.|#124: Do less, do it better.|#99: Evolve according to changing needs.|#3: Entrance to all exhibitions at Kunsthal Gent is free.|#62: Don’t be a dick. Full dishwasher: empty it.|#35: The artist fee should be good.|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#81: Things come alive when there is friction.|#64: Arrange a distribution of forces.|#51: How do we invite the true unknown?|#98: The success of it will not lie in the result but in the process.|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#94: No objections? Just do it.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#107: Build a community / scene.|#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|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#74: Last one out turns of the lights.|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#15: Kunsthal Gent aims to be an extension of public space.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#59: Always protect the floor when painting (or pouring concrete)|#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#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.|#141: Start a Publication Studio at Kunsthal Gent in the nearby future.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#28: Make Contracts.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#137: Use the publication as programming space|#34: We pay artists.|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#91: Embrace doubt.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#88: Changing internships, artists, curators,... are important propositions to keep a fresh set of eyes.|#39: Be the early stepping stone in an artist’s career|#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#112: Spaces today don’t need to be curated, but occupied.|#60: Look after all tools. The moment it looks like things are missing it means that things are missing.|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#61: No all male install teams.|#2: Bring something new to the city of Ghent.|#40: Follow the artist|#111: Do it together.|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#16: Kunsthal Gent will always be a construction site.|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#36: We support production separately.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#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.|#56: Take a lunch break.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#54: What about disabled artists?|#119: Be a space of production.|#19: Have fun at the exhibition.|#58: Kunsthal Gent is a monument. If you plan to drill a hole, contact Tomas first.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#55: Keep basic human needs on the forefront.|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#26: More artists, less borders.|#53: Immaterial support for artists is important.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#4: Pay what you can.|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#21: Live with the exhibition, spend time with it.|#124: Do less, do it better.|#99: Evolve according to changing needs.|#3: Entrance to all exhibitions at Kunsthal Gent is free.|#62: Don’t be a dick. Full dishwasher: empty it.|#35: The artist fee should be good.|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#81: Things come alive when there is friction.|#64: Arrange a distribution of forces.|#51: How do we invite the true unknown?|#98: The success of it will not lie in the result but in the process.|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#94: No objections? Just do it.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#107: Build a community / scene.|#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|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#74: Last one out turns of the lights.|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#15: Kunsthal Gent aims to be an extension of public space.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#59: Always protect the floor when painting (or pouring concrete)|
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De Gebruikershandleiding voor Kunsthal Gent legt uit waar de organisatie uit bestaat, hoe ze is opgericht, voor wie ze is bedoeld, hoe ze kan worden gebruikt en wat ze kan bieden. Ze is bedoeld voor zowel de gebruikers (inclusief het publiek), als voor de medewerkers en de betrokken kunstenaars. De Gebruikershandleiding bestaat uit citaten uit de visietekst van Kunsthal Gent, uit persoonlijke notities en teamvergaderingen, en citaten van sprekers die werden uitgenodigd binnen het najaarsprogramma van 2018.

User's Manual: Draft #1