• JUN 08 to AUG 18
    Group Exhibition
    Film as Sculpture

    Category

    • Group Exhibition
    • Contemporary
    • Emerging Artists

    Dates and Opening hours

    JUN 08 to AUG 18, 2013

    Event Location

    Wiels

    Avenue Van Volxemlaan 354
    Brussels
    Belgium

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    Artists

    • Bojan Šarčević
    • Elad Lassry
    • João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva
    • Karthik Pandian
    • Rachel Harrison
    • Rosa Barba
    • Ulla von Brandenburg
    • Zbyněk Baladrán & Jiří Kovanda
    • Žilvinas Kempinas

    Information

    While film is typically thought of as being essentially moving and immaterial, an infinitely reproducible collection of fleeting images and flickering light, sculpture, almost by definition, is a solid, obdurate thing, nothing if not the literal attempt to give form to matter. This group show investigates these seemingly opposing mediums and the growing interest among a group of young international artists to think through the specificities of sculpture and film by creating hybrid objects that respond to, inhabit and question both traditions at once. Indebted to the legacy of 1970s expanded cinema, the fantastic constructions on view at WIELS will explore the historical and material potentials of a dialogue between the moving image and the sculptural object.

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