exhibitions

now on show

, 12 May - 7 June,

Photo(s): Leo van Kampen

Marinus Boezem
Space Sculpture, 1980
200 × 400 × 300 cm
glass, 2 metronomes, manilarope, metal hooks

coll: Musée de Grenoble

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, 12 April - 7 June, , curator: Maria-Rosa Boezem

Photo(s): Gert-Jan van Rooij

De Kabinetten van De Vleeshal is hosting a documentary exhibition about Forum, the interdisciplinary arts festival that Maria-Rosa Boezem and Marinus Boezem organised in Middelburg from 1977 to 1987.

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, 12 April - 10 May,

Photo(s): Gert-Jan van Rooij, Ivo Wennekes

installation

Informatie over de manifestatie Boezem & Co. De stad als podium is te vinden op www.boezem-en-co.nl.

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, 11 April - 25 May,

This spring Middelburg is honouring visual artist Marinus Boezem with the manifestation Boezem & Co. The City as Stage, an initiative of SBKM/De Vleeshal.

11 April – 25 May 2015

Various locations in Middelburg

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, 25 January - 29 March, , curator: Chris Sharp

Photo(s): Leo van Kampen

With works by Becky Beasley, Michael Dean, Jean-Luc Moulène, Matt Mullican, Reto Pulfer, Lucy Skaer, Carlo Gabriele Tribbioli

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, 25 January - 29 March, , curator: Laurie Cluitmans

Photo(s): Leo van Kampen

In Liesbeth Labeur’s work, words fight – the word fights – for a place, sometimes as a starting point, sometimes as an ultimate form, but always informed by the specific context of the experiential Calvinist culture. Labeur grew up in this strictly religious culture in which the word – especially the Pietistic vocabulary of the language of Canaan – predominated and strictly shaped everyday life. Within her originally biblical context the title of this exhibition, nachthutje in de komkommerhof (‘A lodge in a garden of cucumbers’), has a specific meaning; but here she also uses the visual, associative power of this phrase to reveal a different potential in language.

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, 15 November - 14 December, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

Photo(s): Leo van Kampen

Marl – a Ruhr city as an urban utopia? Inspired by the now legendary 1950s urban planning project in Marl, British artist Charlotte Mothʼs new film The story of a different thought (2014) explores the secrets and shortcomings of an architectural Gesamtkunstwerk and the many stories entwined within this “modernism indebted” building complex. The film was made as part of the Production Grant given by the Kunstproduzenten, Cologne, marking the first of its grants to a young, German or international artist in the field of electronic and digital media.

Opens: Friday 14th, 4 p.m.

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, 15 November - 14 December, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti, Micaela Deiana

The Gardens of Sardinia, Cyprus and Jerusalem is a project by the Italian artist Paolo Chiasera realized both at MAN Museum of Nuoro in Sardinia (Italy) and De Vleeshal centre for visual arts in Middelburg (Netherlands).

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, 14 September - 2 November,

opens Saturday 13 september, 4 p.m.

Echoes of Artificial Landscapes is a group exhibition with works by Nicole Bianchet, Tamara Dees and Kees Wijker, artists living and working in the region.

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, 5 September - 2 November,

Photo(s): Peter Cox

opens Saturday 13 september, 5 p.m.

Zinging Tangerine is the overall name of the exhibition project at De Vleeshal from Friday 5 September to Sunday 2 November 2014. Koen Delaere and Jeroen Doorenweerd will turn De Vleeshal’s exhibition space into a painting laboratory that is open to the public. During the first week their working process will be presented as a performance. The results will then be displayed in a carefully constructed exhibition from 13 September onwards.

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, 6 July - 31 August,

Photo(s): Leo van Kampen

Opens, Saturday 5 July, 5 p.m.

Rainer Ganahl (1961) has been fascinated by Marx for nearly two decades. This culminates in this show which he entitles Manhattan Marxism. In De Vleeshal he will show video’s, Jewelry, paintings, installations, fashion and much more. On his website manhattanmarxism.com Ganahl writes about the exhibition.

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, 6 July - 31 August,

Photo(s): Leo van Kampen

Loek Grootjans (b. 1955 in Arnemuiden) collects and keeps a record of whatever touches him as an artist and a human being. In 2008 he launched Storage for Distorted Matter, a wide-ranging project that sets out to register and store life. Thus for many years the artist collected the dust in his studio, as well as Vincent van Gogh’s native soil; he also stored the water in which drowned bodies washed ashore on the Dutch island of Vlieland. For De zaak Piet Mondriaan, part of Storage for Distorted Matter, Grootjans collected the light that Mondriaan must have seen when he first arrived in Domburg in 1908. The result is an installation at De Kabinetten van De Vleeshal, entitled Storage for Distorted Matter (Case P.M.). P.M. stands for Piet Mondriaan

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, 6 April - 22 June, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

Photo(s): Leo van Kampen

Opens, Saturday 5 April, 4 p.m.

For his exhibition in De Kabinetten of De Vleeshal, Nagtzaam made a selection of mostly recent work, together with some of his older drawings. As a result, the older work can be viewed from the perspective of the new, and vice versa.

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, 6 April - 22 June, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

Photo(s): João Ferrand

Opens Saturday 5 April, 5 p.m.

Especially for De Vleeshal, the Portuguese artist Pedro Cabrita Reis (Lisbon, 1956) has created a major installation that engages in a dialogue with the historical architecture of the building.

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, 19 January - 23 March, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

The Dutch artist Kees Goudzwaard presents recent paintings entitled Between Red and a Transparent Plane in De Kabinetten van De Vleeshal.

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, 19 January - 23 March, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

Photo(s): Leo van Kampen

For his third solo exhibition in the Netherlands Mark Manders creates a special environment in De Vleeshal, in which he refers to his famous series Self-Portrait as a Building, that began in 1986.

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, 3 November - 15 December, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

Photo(s): Leo van Kampen

Ida Ekblad realised for the first time a solo exhibition in the Netherlands. The project, originally conceived together with the Oslo National Museum and the Kunstmuseum in Luzern, shows recent and new works of Ekblad and some will be created specifically for the environment of De Vleeshal.

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, 28 September - 15 December, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

Books, catalogs and publications are increasingly important elements to spread art. The Published By exhibitions show that publications and exhibitions in practice are very close together. The Netherlands play a central role in this area.

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, 28 September - 20 October, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

(eidolon) 3 illustrations for voice is an installation by Dario D’Aronco which, starting from the work of the composer Giacinto Scelsi, avails itself of the collaboration with Michiko Hirayama, performer on which Scelsi shaped his music for voice. During the opening Hirayama will perform live interacting with the installation in De Vleeshal.

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, 7 July - 15 September, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

Jimmie Durham, The center of the worldPhoto(s): Leo van Kampen

Collectie 07

Collection 07

The Middelburg Foundation for Visual Arts (SBKM)/De Vleeshal is in charge of Middelburg’s municipal art collection, which is stored at the Museum of Modern Art in Antwerp. Parts of the collection are periodically on show in a series of exhibitions at De Vleeshal and De Kabinetten van De Vleeshal. In 2011, after a number of retrospective exhibitions, Pipilotti Rist’s work Grossmut begatte mich was on display. In 2012 it was the turn of the recently purchased L’isola by Rossella Biscotti, to be followed later in the year by Nedko Solakov’s A Quiz (again). This year the spotlight is on Jimmie Durham’s 1995 work The center of the world.

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, 7 July - 15 September, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

Photo(s): Leo van Kampen

Collection 06
Works from M HKA

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, 1 June - 24 November, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

Mark Manders (1968) is representing the Netherlands at the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. The Dutch pavilion showcases Room with Broken Sentence, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti (1972). The exhibition covers a 23 year span of Manders’ activity, combining existing installations with a monumental 4 meter high monumental new work.

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, 27 April - 23 June, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

Photo(s): Leo van Kampen

The Shroom Project comes from my fascination for mushrooms and more precisely for the psilocybin mushroom – the so-called magic mushroom – with regard to its hallucinogenic property.

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, 27 April - 23 June, , curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

Koenraad Dedobbeleer (b. 1975, Brussels) presents his first Dutch solo show, with new work at De Vleeshal.

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, 26 January - 14 April,

Lonnie van Brummelen and Siebren de Haan, Arnoud Holleman, Hedwig Houben, Gert Jan Kocken, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Willem Oorebeek and Vincent Vulsma & Elisa van Joolen.

Exhibition from 26 January to 15 April 2013

Opens: Friday 25 January at 5 p.m.

De Vleeshal and De Kabinetten van De Vleeshal

Curator: Lorenzo Benedetti

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