South Korean artist Meekyoung Shin's Toilet Project places soap sculptures in public restrooms so that visitors can use them to wash their hands. After some time, the sculptures are collected and the erosion process ends. They are then exhibited in the museum and become artefacts.
PALAZZO CONTARINI POLIGNAC
23.04 → 21.11.2022
Artist Chun Kwang Young's works reflect various socio-ecological subjects arising from environmental abnormalities. A sculpture in the shape of a virus, an enlarged heart suffering from polluted air with an irregular beating sound, a deformed mushroom overgrown to the size of four meters, a rough and wounded planet that seems tough for humans to inhabit appear in artistic forms based on stunning imagination.
SONGEUN ARTSPACE, SEOUL
25.03 → 08.06.2019
Brussels in SongEun: Imagining Cities Beyond Technology 2.0 assembles a group of eight Brussels-based and four Korean contemporary visual artists at SongEun Artspace, Seoul (Korea).The main theme of the projects on display is the concept of smart cities. Contemporary cities are magnets that attract growing numbers of people, resources, ideas, opportunities and knowledge.
This special exhibition introduce the Belgian surrealist artist René Magritte's 130 photographs and films for the first time to Korea. The exhibition re-examine René Magritte's use of photography as a mean of creating art and how his personal life was related to his work. With many exhibitions based on activities, such as a media room for experiencing dépaysement, Magritte's most famous technique, this exhibition will lead you to a special and innovative way of viewing art.
The eponymous exhibition Chun Kwang Young takes place in a variety of settings across the Villa Empain, from the central salon to a series of galleries to outdoors, demonstrating the variety his wall-based and sculptural works comprise. The exhibition Chun Kwang Young is curated by Asad Raza, the Boghossian Foundation’s artistic director.