art in flanders

MAAN/MOON: The only exhibition that sparked my enthusiasm about space exploration

MAAN/MOON: The only exhibition that sparked my enthusiasm about space exploration

The exhibition at FOMU in Antwerp is so good that even i, the only person on Earth stupid enough to profess a total indifference for space travel, decided it was worth coming back to it with a blog
Shoot the Women First

Shoot the Women First

"Shoot the women first!”, an official is reported to have shouted in the 1980s when members of Germany’s anti-terror squad found themselves in front of a large group of people suspected of being
Climate Surprise, a temperature-sensitive exhibition

Climate Surprise, a temperature-sensitive exhibition

The artworks change according to temperature, subtly echoing the rise of extreme and unpredictable climate events that have brought about scientific studies of how “climate surprise” impacts human
Perpetual Uncertainty. Inhabiting the atomic age

Perpetual Uncertainty. Inhabiting the atomic age

Looking beyond the modernist vision of a utopian nuclear age, contemporary artists are engaging with the lived experience of radiation through nuclear objects, architectures and landscapes
Sonic Radiations. A nuclear-themed playlist

Sonic Radiations. A nuclear-themed playlist

Sonic Radiations. In search of a nuclear musicology is online. The compilation is pretty eclectic. Among the tracks you’ll find educational records from the 1960s, electronic sounds mixed with

Artefact: are technology and magical thinking really incompatible?

It seems that humans have an inherent need for the unaccountable and the illogical. That’s why progresses in science and technology have often been accompanied by the arrival or renewal of paranormal

Artefact festival: Magic and politics

Artefact: The Act of Magic explores how we can understand magic and the magical in contemporary society. This inherently ambiguous concept evokes notions such as illusion, enchantment and awe, but is
Dataghost 2. The kabbalistic computational machine

Dataghost 2. The kabbalistic computational machine

The French collective RYBN.org has applied the numerological system of transformations, associations and substitutions of Kabbalah to computing. Their Dataghost 2 installation seeks to reveal the