antwerp art box
a temporary art space project using empty store windows throughout Antwerp
most location shots by nattida-jayne kanyachalao
the project is temporarily on hold as the space is rented out
hope to continue and find extra spaces for the project
ANTWERP ART BOX 04 with artist Merlyn Paridaen
on view from 12|04 till 16|05|2021
the black box has become a black canvas for Merlyn's words
some words to explain or not
read + look
word/sound rhetoric meaning basic shaped words
ABSTRACTION the material application is METHODICAL
not lyrical CONTENT looking is reading TRANSITION
critique/irony INDUSTRIAL products used in
house-painting decoration and publicity reflect
the real world they are easy at hand FORMAL
reading is looking CODE the PLASTIC quality of
the glossy surfaces carries rhetoric it shines is fragile
and polluting MORAL positive/negative
ANTWERP ART BOX 03 with artist VERRARD_
on view from 27|02 till 11|04|2021
antwerp art box has become a black box again
the work of emerging belgian artist verrard_
lights up the space with it's colours + shadows
a lover of post war belgian art verrard_
started making his own artworks during the first lockdown
with bent and painted aluminium slats inserted into a PVC base
he creates 3D paintings of light and shadow
or shall we call them sculptures?
visit by appointment
ANTWERP ART BOX 02 with architect HANS MAES
[ till 19|02|2021 ]
"The installation transforms the store window into a big viewing box.
It offers a glimpse of a space, playing with feelings like curiousness and expectation.
The work wants to investigate how the form of a space can offer a feeling of homeliness: how it triggers longing for knowing what goes on behind the scenes ..."
ANTWERP ART BOX
a temporary art space project
using empty store windows throughout Antwerp
currently at hopland 47, 2000 antwerpen
but i would love to 'export' it to other empty 'boxes'
bringing art and some light into the city with limited means
my art sometimes, but i also invite artists, photographers, architects, ...
anybody with a good idea for presenting their art or making an art intervention
walk, ride or drive by
the lights are on till about 24.00
and there's good coffee on the corner