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State Of The Arts (SOTA) invites CAVEAT!!! to take part in its first annual camp on fair practice. CAVEAT!!! will be present with its 3rd Reading Room, a lecture-performance by Vermeir & Heiremans, a presentation by Louis Volont, and a discussion

Allée du Kaai, Brussels
01/09/2018, 14-17h




Critical Convergence

Programme 'Critical Convergence: Greek Contemporary Artists in dialogue with the (recent) past' with screening of Eleni Kamma’s Yar bana bir eğlence. Notes on Parrhesia (2015). Part of DRHA (Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts) conference.

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema, Valletta, Malta
10/09/2018, 16h


Book & record launch


The Other Country + OK JAZZ / KO JAZZ

Double launch with listening session and conversation between Vincent Meessen (artist), Emiliano Battista (philosopher and translator) and Pierre Huyghebaert (graphic designer and typographer).

WIELS, Brussels
10/10/2018, 18:30-20h


Reading Room


CAVEAT!!! Reading Room #4

Collective reading and discussion of 'Permanent Performance', a text by Dieter Lesage

25th floor of WTC I, common room
12/10/2018, 16-17:30h




Science of Sound

Group exhibition with a presentation of six of Justin Bennett's audiovisual works, spanning 28 years, at Dordtyard, Dordrecht

01/09 - 07/10/2018
Opening 1 September, 15h


50 Years after 50 Years of the Bauhaus 1968

Group exhibition with Vincent Meessen at Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart
05/05 - 23/09/2018


An Exercise on Values

Group exhibition with Eleni Kamma at Haus N, Athens

21/06 - 17/07/2018


Book presentations


Somewhere in between

Presentation of In-Residence Magazine and In-Residence Magazine #02 by Vermeir & Heiremans at Bozar, Brussels

20/06 - 19/08/2018
Opening 19 June 2018


Reading Room

A presentation of editorial projects by Woodstone Kugelblitz with Eleni Kamma's Paroikeo III

23/06 - 01/07/2018
Opening 23 June 2018, 15h
Banierstraat 62B, Rotterdam


Omar in May

Solo exhibition by Vincent Meessen at Centre Pompidou, Paris.

Friday 11 May, 17h30: Omar in Memoriam. Book presentation of The Other Country, with round table conversation and large screen film screening of Juste un Mouvement (2018).


Geological Imagination

Duo exhibition with Justin Bennett and Cecilia Jonsson at Terminal B, Kirkenes (NO)

05/05 - 02/06/2018
Friday 4 May: Opening with artist talk


Mystic Properties

Group exhibition with Vermeir & Heiremans at Hotel de la Poste, Art Brussels

Thursday 19 April, 17-22h: Opening
Saturday 21 April: 13-15h: Mystic Properties Conversations


The Selfie-Junkie, The Fool, The Animal, The Glossary, The Angry, The Collector Of Proverbs, And So On

Solo exhibition by Eleni Kamma at Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Brussels

The exhibition will be extended into Art Brussels: also open on 18, 19, 20 April, and by appointment


Rag to Rich

Group exhibition with Eleni Kamma at ACG Art Gallery, Athens. Organized by Frances Rich School of Fine and Performing Arts

Tuesday 20 March, 18h: Opening


Pigment: Zones of Visibility

Group exhibition with Vermeir & Heiremans

Glassyard Gallery, Budapest
Opening 6 February
On 10 March: lecture-performance Masquerade by Vermeir & Heiremans


Stopping Point

Group exhibition with Eleni Kamma

Daily Lazy Projects, Athens


Connecting Artists Across Borders

Group exhibition with Eleni Kamma

02/02 - 25/05/18 - SPACE Collection, Maastricht
Friday 2 February, 17h: Opening




Mystic Properties Conversations

A conversation between Vermeir & Heiremans and Hampus Lindwall (collector & composer) about Art House Index - a mysterious blend of art and real estate the artists created for living, working, and fictional speculating (talk in English)

21/04/2018, 13-15h
Hôtel de la Poste (Talks room), Tour & Taxis, Brussels


Omar in Memoriam

May 11, 2018 – Screening, round table discussion, book launch

Unique large screen film screening of Juste un Mouvement (2018)
Round table discussion with Catherine David (Deputy Director of Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris and curator of Omar in May), Dialo Blondin Diop, and Vincent Meessen
Book launch The Other Country/L’autre pays



May 30, 2018 – Screening

Vincent Meessen's film One.Two.Three (2016) will be screened at Videoex festival (Zürich, CH)




Talks, films, performances by Marinus Boezem, Merel Bem, Gershwin Bonevacia, Manon de Boer, Ruben Jacobs, Justin Bennett and others, at Compagnie Theater, Amsterdam

08/03/2018, 20h

With a talk / screening by Justin Bennett, around a fragment of Vilgiskoddeoayvinyarvi: Wolf Lake on the Mountains.


Crisis, Art and Political Activism

Workshop and lecture by Vermeir & Heiremans at Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Budapest


Organized by Agnes Gagyi and Márton Szarvas



Lecture-performance by Vermeir & Heiremans at Glassyard Gallery, Budapest


Closing event of the group exhibition Pigment: Zones of Visibility


Nouvelles Textualités
Le livre entre déconstruction et reconstruction

Seminar featuring Prospectus, Vincent Meessen's publication project.

20/03/2018, 9-18h
La Cambre, Brussels


Vilgiskoddeoayvinyarvi: Wolf Lake on the Mountains

Audio-visual installation by Justin Bennett at Artefact Festival 2018, This Rare Earth - Stories From Below

14/02-01/03/2018 - STUK, Leuven
Opening on Tuesday 13 February 2018, 19h30





Vilgiskoddeoayvinyarvi: Wolf Lake on the Mountains

Sauna Session screening by Justin Bennett at SALT Árdna, Oslo, Norway
Part of the Spring Programme “SALT ART: Selected from Dark Ecology”

08/02/2018, 20h15


Vilgiskoddeoayvinyarvi: Wolf Lake on the Mountains

Screening by Justin Bennett at Inversia Festival, Murmansk, Russia
03/02/2018, 16h30


Artist talk


L'adresse du Printemps

Vincent Meessen speaks with Évelyne Toussaint about his work. His new project Ultramarine will premiere at Printemps de septembre (Toulouse, September-October 2018).

L'Adresse du Printemps, 2 quai de la Daurade, 31000 Toulouse



First RITCS Arts & Politics Symposium

Symposium with Vermeir & Heiremans at Cinema RITCS, Brussels (January 10-12, 2018)

On 11 January:
15.30-16.30 Artists’ presentation Vermeir & Heiremans
16.30-17.30 Conversation with Florian Wüst and Andreas Sieckmann, moderated by Lieven De Cauter
19.30-22.00 Screening of Masquerade and public discussion moderated by Wouter Hessels




Woodstone Kugelblitz Take Over

Group exhibition with Eleni Kamma

5/10 - 15/10/2017
Sign, Groningen (NL)


Dwell, Act, Transform
Group exhibition with Eleni Kamma, curators Anke Coumans and Andrea Stultiens

01/11 - 20/11/ 2017
Minerva Academie, Groningen (NL)


The State of Things 2017

Group exhibition with Justin Bennett
Justin Bennett shows a selection of work-in-progress from his ongoing residency at Overtoon.

iMal, Brussels
14/09 - 15/10/2017

The State of Things exhibition finishes on Sunday but there’s a finissage with concert on Monday 16th October.

Concerts by Justin Bennett, Floris Vanhoof & Kraus. 16/09/2017, 20h

Read more about the finissage...


Multiplicity - listening to Brussels

Solo exhibition by Justin Bennett. A presentation of research undertaken during his ongoing residency at Overtoon, Brussels, investigating the acoustic territories of Brussels making audio recordings, drawings and sculptures.

11/11/2017 - 07/01/2018
Stroom Den Haag (The Hague, NL)


New Acquisitions of the EMST Collection

Group exhibition with Eleni Kamma. A presentation of 39 acquisitions (2014-2017) by the The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST). Kamma participates with the two channel HD video installation Play it, Emin: Walking along the Russian Monument at Ayastefanos, which was shown in her solo exhibition Oh, for some more Amusement! at Netwerk Aalst (BE, 2015).

27/11/2017 – 28/01/2018
EMST, Athens


COM nu TIES seuils/drempels/thresholds

Group exhibition with films by Justin Bennett and Vincent Meessen at Argos (Brussels), with a film programme at ISELP (Brussels)
23/09 - 17/12/2017


All You Need Is The Lavatory

Group exhibition with 17 artists including Jasper Rigole. Each artist participates as host of one of the other artists and is likewise guest of one of the other artists: Antoine Van Impe, Bart Lodewijks, Bob Van De Putte, Colette Broeckaert, Evelyne Van Overbeke, Evelin Brosi & Elvis Bonier, Jan Op De Beeck, Jasper Rigole, Kasper Andreasen, Kasper Bosmans, Liesbeth Henderickx, Lore Smolders, Nikolaas Demoen, Ode De Kort, Oona Libens, Sébastien Conard, Veerle Beckers.

26/11 - 31/12/2017
Croxhapox, Ghent


Terra Mediterranea: In Action

An exhibition of contemporary art, a conference and a series of parallel actions
Group show with Eleni Kamma's film Yar bana bir eğlence. Notes on Parrhesia (2015).

NiMAC, Nicosia (CY)
07/04 - 29/07 & 05/09 - 25/11/2017



Intersections of Finance and Society

Conference with the panel THE FINANCIAL GAZE moderated by Vermeir & Heiremans

2 - 3/11/2017
City University of London
THE FINANCIAL GAZE will be presented on Friday 3 November, 13-14.45h



The Researcher's position. Undisciplined Crossings: arts and social sciences

Interdisciplinary encounters with Vincent Meessen. Other participants include: Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Lotte Arndt, Vanessa Brito,Quentin Deluermoz & Pierre Singaravélou, Kapawani Kiwanga, Uriel Orlow, Boris Pétric, Marie Voignier, and others

8/11 - 10/11/2017
Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée (Mucem), Marseille



Metamorphosis of Labour: Social Identity, Mobilization, Integration, Representation

Conference on Law and Labor

Steyn Bergs and Ronny Heiremans will present CAVEAT!!! on 9 November at the European Economic and Social Committee

9 - 11 November, 13.45-14.15h
EESC, Brussels


Future Climates #2

Graduating to Numbers
(or How Grass-Root Organizations Intervene in Financial Affairs)

A symposium with Antonia Alampi, iLiana Fokianaki, Victoria Ivanova, Vermeir & Heiremans, and video contributions by Giulia Palomba, Galit Eilat and W.A.G.E.

Future Climates, State of Concept and KADIST come together to organize a day of presentations and discussions at KADIST.

KADIST (Paris), 23 November 2017, 17:30-22h


Film festival

L’Âge d’Or Festival

With Vincent Meessen as President of the Jury

Cinematek (Brussels)


In the context of his exhibition and film retrospective, Johan Grimonprez will speak with Vincent Meessen about the relevance of his seminal video piece dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, made 20 years ago and remembered as one of the highlights of Documenta X.

21/10/2017 at 1 PM




Theatre performance by Compagnie de KOE, De Nwe Tijd, and Staatstheater Mainz, with scenography by Jasper Rigole.

Premiere: Staatstheater Mainz (DE), 12 October 2017
Forsterhuberheyne will be touring in Germany, Netherlands and Belgium in 2017 and 2018.


Instruments Make Play

Performance by Justin Bennett and BMB con. at the Kunstenlab Deventer (NL) in the city's harbour in the context of a joint residency during the Instruments Make Play festival.

BMB con. will explore the possibilities of the harbour as a “stage” for a water-based performance, and the harbour as an acoustic instrument in itself.

08/12/2017, 20-22h



Theatre piece written and directed by Poa-Yio, with a performance by Eleni Kamma, Philipe Cabane, Kostis Stafylakis, Helmut Kuhn and Poka-Yio.

In the context of the festival CULTURESCAPES Griechenland, part of a European tour (2016-present).

Tuesday, 21 November, 20h
Kaserne, Basel (CH)



DoucheFLUX Auction

Auction with Vincent Meessen for the benefit of DoucheFLUX, a Brussels-based organisation that facilitates the reinsertion of destitute people into society.

Charlotte Beaudry, Vincen Beeckman, Marcel Berlanger, Jean-Baptiste Bernadet, Pascal Bernier, Jacques Charlier, Simona Denicolai & Ivo Provoost, Juan D'oultremont, Lionel Esteve, Michel François, Ann Veronica Janssens, Philippe Geluck, Adrien Lucca, Julien Meert, Vincent Meessen, Benoit Platéus, Emmanuelle Quertain, Fabrice Samyn

Exhibition: 13-17 December, 11-18h
Vernissage: 14 December 2017, 18-21h
Auction: 17 December, 14h

Auction house Cornette de Saint Cyr, Brussels


Book presentation & round table

Tshela Tendu & Vincent Meessen, Patterns for (Re)cognition

Book presentation & round table discussion, in the context of the exhibition Patterns for (Re)cognition by Tshela Tendu & Vincent Meessen at Bozar (until 10/09/2017).

BOZAR (Brussels)
08/09/2017, 17-20h
Free entrance


Patterns for (Re)cognition

Tshela Tendu & Vincent Meessen
Acting as artist and curator, Vincent Meessen creates a unique context to frame the abstract watercolours of Tshela Tendu (Congo, circa 1880-1950) within the modernist heritage.

BOZAR/Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels




Screening of Vincent Meessen’s One.Two.Three, Montreal

With a conversation with the artist, art critic Tom McDonough (Department of Art History, SUNY Binghamton, USA), Congolese-Canadian musician Pierre Kwenders and anthropologist Bob White (University of Montreal).

Presented by the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University (Montreal)




Multiplicity (working title)

Justin Bennett in residence at Overtoon, Brussels.
1/05 - 30/12/2017

A research project investigating the acoustic territories of Brussels
Presentation in the exhibition The State of Things 2017 at iMal, Brussels 14/09-15/10/2017



Screening of the film Masquerade by Vermeir & Heiremans

Rencontres Internationales in Berlin
New Cinema and Contemporary Art Festival
At the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

festival 13/06 - 18/06/2017
screening Masquerade 16/06/2017, 3.30 PM within the program ‘Counterfeiters’.

Research Project


A research project including a series of workshops, presentations and screenings
CAVEAT!!! is a three-year programme on contracts performing the legal and economic position of artists and cultural producers in contemporary society.
A prologue to CAVEAT!!! is hosted in the LODGERS programme of M HKA and AIR Antwerpen, from 13/05 to 23/07/2017. Public programmes: 19-21/05 and 22-24/06/2017


Rencontres Internationales-Paris/Berlin
New Cinema and Contemporary Art Festival
Screening of the film Masquerade by Vermeir & Heiremans
At La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris
14/03 - 19/03 2017
Opening night Monday, March 13, at 7 PM

Film program with Eleni Kamma
at Palazzina Reale, Piazza della Stazione 50, Florence
16 and 24 March, at 6.30 PM
Free entry

Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival (BIEFF)
One.Two.Three (single channel) by Vincent Meessen
28/03/2017 – 02/04/2017
Cinema Muzeul Țăranului & Cinema Elvire Popesco

Artist talks

Journée d’étude du Pôle recherche
Presentation with Eleni Kamma
at ArBA-EsA, Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Brussels, DAM Galerie
144 rue du midi, 1000 Brussels
Thursday 16 March 2017
9h30 AM – 18h00 PM

Biennale Democrazia
Screening and artist talk by Vincent Meessen
Film Commission, Torino
One day event March 30, at 9 PM

A Song for Rio  (part 2)
Group exhibition with Vincent Meessen
Galeria Fortes Vilaça
Rio de Janeiro
18/02/2017 - 25/03/ 2017
Outdoor screening of One.Two.Three by Vincent Meessen on March 18 at 8 PM


The Noise of Being
group exhibition with Justin Bennett at Sonic Acts Festival, Amsterdam
01/02 - 26/02/2017

So Close Yet So Far Away | Contemporary Artists from Cyprus
group exhibition with Eleni Kamma at Petach Tikva Museum, Tel Aviv
12/01 - 11/03/2017

Group exhibition of Cultural Capital of Europe Pafos 2017 with Eleni Kamma
Venues: Old Powerhouse and Shelley Street Residence
28/01- 28/02/2017
Cultural Capital of Europe Pafos2017
Inaugural Events Programme
Saturday, 28 January and Sunday, 29 January
10 AM until 1 PM  | 04 PM until 7 PM

Gestures and archives of the present genealogies of the future
Taipei Biennial  with work by Vincent Meessen
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
10/09/2016- 5/02/2017


Money and the City
Lecture and screening Masquerade by Vermeir & Heiremans in
conversation with David Bassens, within the lecture series organized by Brussels Academy and Cosmopolis, Centre for Urban Research (VUB)
at Maison Des Cultures, Rue Mommaerts 4, Molenbeek (Brussels)
Friday, February 17, 2 until 4 PM.

Masterclass Adaptive Reuse Noordwijk
Lecture and screening Masquerade by Vermeir & Heiremans, within the public masterclass organized by architecture office 51N4E and Faculty of Arts and Design, Universiteit Hasselt
at WTC1, 16th Floor, Koning Albertlaan 28-30/40, 1000 Brussels
Wednesday, February 15 at 18 PM.

Artist talk by Vincent Meessen - "Le malentendu Thela Tendu"

Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris
Location: Amphithéâtre d'honneur, 14, rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris
Wednesday, February 15 at 3 PM



Hantises – Biennale Koltès
Screening of Vita Nova by Vincent Meessen, collection FRAC Lorraine
Location: FRAC Lorraine 49 Nord 6 Est
1 bis, rue des Trinitaires
F-57000 Metz
Saturday November 19 at 2PM

Art of the Real
with film by Vincent Meessen
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul (MMCA), Korea


This is not only French Theory
Screening and artist talk by Vincent Meessen in a seminar at ArBA (Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts), Brussels, November 15, 8PM.

REPLAY – ce que l’art veut aux archives
Round table at ISELP, Brussels
Yvan Flasse, Johan Grimonprez, Vincent Meessen and Giovanna Zapperi.

In the framework of BAFF (Brussels Art Film Festival), co-organized by Fonds Henri Storck
Saturday November 19 from 2.30 until 4.30 PM.

Le Palmiste de Roussel
Artist talk with Vincent Meessen commissioned by Ana Torfs for BXL Universel, a group show at La Centrale Electrique, Brussels.
Wednesday November 9 at 7PM

Culture and Finance Capital
Lecture-presentation live-version Masquerade at Goldsmiths, London
Presentation by Vermeir & Heiremans in the lecture series 'Culture
and Finance Capital'
Goldsmiths University, London
Thursday October 13

#INSTITUT, zone d'altération temporaire
Masquerade by Vermeir & Heiremans, screening plus lecture
Saturday October 8 at 3PM at ISELP, Brussels.

International Film Seminar
with Vincent Meessen
Tabakalera arts center, San Sebastian/Donostia
07/10 -09/10/2016


We, people in transition
group exhibition with Eleni Kamma
at Research Centre Art & Society at Platform Minerva,Groningen
28/10 - 9/11/2016
Opening  Friday October 28, from 15:00 until 17.30.

job opportunity

JUBILEE is looking for a Coordinator (M/F)
Download here our job description

gwangju biennale

Jubilee is invited as Biennale Fellow at Forum GB11
Forum To All the Contributing Factors
02/09- 04/09/2016
at various locations in Gwangju, Korea


12th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival
with a film by Vincent Meessen
Berwick-upon-Tweed, England

Festival with Eleni Kamma at Palais de Tokyo,Paris
03/09 - 04/09/2016
Open from noon until midnight
Opening Saturday, September 3rd at 11am

performance by Justin Bennett and HC Gilje
at Punkt Festival, Kristiansand Kunsthall, Norway
01/09 - 03/09/2016
Saturday, 3 September at 3.30pm


REPRISE Parrhèsia
group exhibition with Eleni Kamma
at SIGN, Groningen
30/09- 23/10/2016
Opening Friday 30 September

group exhibition with Eleni Kamma
at HALLE 14 - Centre for Contemporary Art, Leipzig
17/09 - 20/11/2016
Opening:Saturday, September 17, 2016, 3pm

Dans la pluralité des mondes, Printemps de Septembre
with OK/KO, a solo show by Vincent Meessen
23/09 - 23/10/2016
Fondation d’entreprise espace Ecureuil pour l’art contemporain, Toulouse

Nida Doctoral School session with Eleni Kamma
Vilnius Academy of Arts (VAA) and Aalto University School of Arts
Nida Art Colony,Neringa,Lithuania
22/08 - 28/08/2016

group exhibition with Eleni Kamma
at Cultural Foundation of Tinos,Chora, Tinos island, Greece
02/07 - 31/10/2016
Opening: Saturday, July 2 at 20:00 p.m

Homeless Movies
solo exhibition and residence by Jasper Rigole
Huis van Alijn, Ghent
26/06/2016 - 15/01/2017
Opening: Sunday June 26 at 11:00 a.m

Fireflies in the Night Take Wing
Post midnight Video Art survey with Eleni Kamma
 at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), Athens, Greece. Free admission
23/06 - 26/06/2016

Bucharest Biennale 7
group exhibition with Vermeir & Heiremans
Art House Index (PUB)
Exhibition in public space Bucharest(RO)
26/05 - 30/06/2016

Without pause, dialogues
group exhibition with Eleni Kamma
at LOOP Festival, Barcelona
Venue: Reial Cercle Artístic
Carrer Arcs, 5, 08002, Barcelona
26/05 - 10/06/2016


L’avenir du passé
with an essay by Vincent Meessen
Art contemporain et politiques de l’archive
Edited by Giovanna Zapperi
PUR & ensa_bourges, French, 176 p, 2016, 19 €.


Hello From The Other Side
A talk by Marko Stamenkovic
Plateforme citoyenne de soutien aux réfugiés, Brussels
Rue Léon Théodor 85, 1090 Jette
Wednesday May 25  at  20:00pm

The Family of the Invisible
group exhibition with Vincent Meessen
05/04 - 29/05/2016
Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), Seoul
Co-organized by Ilwoo Foundation, CNAP, Frac Aquitaine


Benefit Auction Artists for Ringland / A City is Not a Road
Vermeir & Heiremans offer for auction a publicity space in their upcoming artist publication In-Residence Magazine 03. This third edition will be dedicated to different concepts of The Good Life. Lot number 42.

Benefit auction of exceptional art by more than 100 international artists:

Thursday, May 19, 12.00 > 18.00
Friday, May 20, 12.00 > 22.00
Saturday May 21, 12.00 > 18.00
Sunday May 22, 12.00 > 16.00

Sunday May 22 at 16.00
Veilinghuis Bernaerts Verlatstraat 20, 2000 Antwerpen
 T +32 (0)3 248 19 21

Bidding possibilities


Welcome to CAVELAND!
3 Reflection Days: Protection - Day 1 / Underground Sources of Light - Day 2 / Stratification: Traces of Excess - day 3. Participation of Vincent Meessen to Stratification : Traces of Excess

Saturday, May 21, 13:30 > 17:00
Kunsten Festival des Arts, Brussels, Les Brigittines, Brussels,
FR / EN, Admission free.


 Vilgiskoddeoayvinyarvi: Wolf Lake on the Mountains.
a site-specific audio work by Justin Bennett
Dark Ecology Journey, Nikel (RU) and Kirkenes (NO)
08/06/2016 - 12/06/2016


The Shifting Place. Aesthetic, spatial and temporal fractures of transitional territories
with Eleni Kamma
at UNIDEE – University of Ideas, Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto in Biella, Italy
16/06 - 24/06/2016

Tinos Quarry Platform with Eleni Kamma
at Isternia, Tinos, Greece
24/05 - 01/06/2016


by Justin Bennett
Film screening with live music.
at Maze Festival, Splendor, Amsterdam
Sunday, May 22 2016 at 4pm
Splendor, Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 116, 1011 LX, Amsterdam NL

One.Two.Three (single channel)
by Vincent Meessen
at Image Forum Festival, Japan
14/05-22/05 at Kyoto Arts Center, Kyoto,
03/06-05/06 at City Public Library, Fukuoka
22/06-26/06 at Aichi Arts Center, Nagoya
01/07-15/07 at Yokohama Museum of Art


Sound of Silence
group exhibition with Eleni Kamma
at Festival van Vlaanderen, Kortrijk
16/04 - 01/05/2016
Friday, April 15 at 7pm
Opening performance by Simon Løffler (DK)

Sire, je suis de l'ôtre pays
(Sir, I am from the other country)
solo exhibition Vincent Meessen
until April 24, 2016
WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels


L'oeil Vigilant
Contribution by Vincent Meessen
Broodthaers Society of America


by Vincent Meessen
Sunday, April 17 at 2.30pm
screening at Art of the Real, Film Society of the Lincoln Center, New York

discursive events

Next Generation Please!
Dialogue II
with a.o. Vincent Meessen, Luuk van Middelaar and Marie Arena
Friday, April 22 at 10am
Bozar, Brussels

Des récits désenfouis
Mathias Enard (Goncourt Prize) & Vincent Meessen in dialogue with Gilles Collard.
Leçons inaugurales, La Cambre
Wednesday, April 27 at 6pm

Precarity as fuel
presentation of an online publication by Roel Griffioen
with a lecture by Vermeir & Heiremans and screening of Masquerade (2015)
In collaboration with Abel Heijkamp, hosted by Casco, Utrecht.
Saturday, April 30, 7:30-10:00pm

lectures, screenings & performances

single channel version of the newest film by Vincent Meessen
selected in the category Bright Futures of the IFFR Tiger Awards Competition for Short Films 2016.
World première at International Film Festival Rotterdam 2016
31/01/2016, 19.30h LantarenVenster 1
01/02/2016 14.15h LantarenVenster 5
05/02/2016 16.45h Cinerama 3

a lecture performance by Vermeir & Heiremans
Fri, 05/02/2016 at 20.30
Transmediale Berlin 2016

Yar bana bir eğlence. Notes on Parrhesia
by Eleni Kamma as part of the filmprogram Breaking Crisis
Sat, 06/02/2016 at 12.00
Transmediale Berlin 2016

The City Comes To Life
film screenings and life sound performance by Justin Bennett
in the context of The Visual Voices
Sun, 31/01/2016 at 11h
for children 8+
Bozar Studio, Rue Ravenstein 23, 1000 Brussels

81 things I thought I had forgotten
by Jasper Rigole
13/12/2015- 31/01/2016
de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam


Visceral Blue
group exhibition with Vermeir & Heiremans
until 03/04/2016
at La Capella, Institut de Cultura de Barcelona
Curated by Anna Manubens

How we made it happen
On & For productions
workshop & screening
with Eleni Kamma & Katrien Reist
Thursday, 17/12/2015
from 02:30 — 05.30 pm
BOZAR Brussel (BE)
Free Entrance

A-Z lecture
by Jasper Rigole
Tuesday, 10/11/2015 at 8pm
with mini guided tour between 07 - 08pm
Z33, Zuivelmarkt 33, 3500 Hasselt

Vita Nova by Vincent Meessen
screening in the framework of « CENT BARTHES »
closing event of the centennial of Roland Barthes
Wednesday, 11/11/2015, 8pm
Maison de la Poésie, Paris

Relire l'Histoire
Soirée carte blanche à Vincent Meessen
with a lecture and the screenings of One.Two.Three (2015)
and Muhammad Ali, the Greatest (1974)
Le Cinématographe, NantesThursday 19/11/2015, 20h30

Penser depuis la frontière
research seminar with Vincent Meessen, Philippe Artières and Vanessa Theodoropoulou
Friday, 20/11/2015, entire day
ENSBA, Nantes

Les Contemporains seminar
Vincent Meessen in dialogue with Eric Marty
Thursday, 26/11/2015, from 16 - 18h
Université Paris 7 – Paris Diderot

La question postcoloniale à l’épreuve de l’art
with Vincent Meessen (among others)
seminar in the frame work of Colonies : Héritages et Tabous
by PointCulture, in collaboration with l'art même
27/11/2015, from 09h45 - 18h00
Wiels, Avenue Van Volxem 354, 1190 Brussels

PARSE Conference 4 - 6/11/2015
Talk by by Vermeir & Heiremans
on Friday, 6/11/2015
Masquerade (installation version) on view 4 & 5/11/2015
University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Yar bana bir eğlence. Notes on Parrhesia.
A new film by Eleni Kamma
Avant première at Theater aan het Vrijthof, Maastricht
Wednesday, 07/10/2015 at 5 pm

The Cost of Wealth
a series of film screenings, talks and lectures
curated by Florian Wüst
at CINEMATEK, deBuren and WTC25
13/10 – 30/10/2015
opening night at CINEMATEK: Tuesday 13/10/2015
 at 20:30

Doing Sounding Exchanging Thinking:
The Auditory Experience of the Social
symposium curated by thickear,
with contributions by oa Justin Bennett
31 October 2015, 11:00 – 17:00. Free admission
Foundation b.a.d, Talingstraat 5, 3082 MG Rotterdam

WIELS @ Venice 2015
dialogues between WIELS and the Venice biennale
with Vincent Meessen
17-18/09/2015, 7 pm
at Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Venice

The Good Life
exhibition programme
with screenings by Vermeir & Heiremans
09/10/2015, 5 pm
at Filmmuseum Potsdam

81 things I thought I had forgotten
solo exhibition by Jasper Rigole
11/10 - 06/12/2015
Z33, huis voor actuele kunst, Hasselt

Opening de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam

SoundImageCulture – Installations
group exhibition with work by Eleni Kamma
04 - 18/10/2015
at Argos, Brussels
opening: Saturday 03/10, 6 - 9 pm

Subtle Patterns of Capital
group exhibition in the framework of curated by_vienna 2015
with Masquerade by Vermeir & Heiremans
curator: Barnabás Bencsik
PROLONGED 28/11/2015
at Galerie Georg Kargl, Vienna

Parrhesia, the courage for the truth in the transparent society
group exhibition with Eleni Kamma
19/09 - 20/12/2015
at SIGN/Academie Minerva, Groningen

Wild Open Space/ Les Moissons de la Cité
collection presentation
with work by Eleni Kamma
until 20/09/2015
at Le Grand Curtius, Liège

premiere video work Vermeir & Heiremans
at Bruges Triennial 2015
until 18/10/2015
at Poortersloge, Bruges

5th Thessaloniki Biennale
with work by Eleni Kamma
until 30/09/2015
Thessaloniki, Greece

group exhibition with Vincent Meessen
as part of Mons 2015, European Capital of Culture
until 18/10/2015

video installation Vincent Meessen
until 22/11/2015
at the Belgian Pavilion 56th Biennale di Venezia

FLACC Residency
with Vincent Meessen
at FLACC, Genk

Tokyo Wonder Site Residency
with Vermeir & Heiremans
at Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo

In fact, do you see behind this curtain?
solo exhibition by Eleni Kamma
curator: Maria Stathi
21/11 - 23/12/2015
at Art Seen, Cyprus

by Vermeir & Heiremans
at the 4th Dojima River Biennale
25/07 – 30/08/2015
Preview: 24/07/2015, 4 – 9 pm

In-Residence Magazine #02
new publication by Vermeir & Heiremans
presented at WIELS’ bookshop
19/06/2015 – 7 pm

L'Intru (Invaders)
group exhibition with Eleni Kamma
at Friday Exit, Vienna
12/06 - 28/06/2015
opening 12/06/2015 - 7 pm

My Last Life
by Vincent Meessen at FRAC Aquitaine (Bordeaux)
and Lunettes noires et chambre claire
at Centre d'art Image/Imatge (Orthez), France
until 29/08/2015

Third Form (Prospectus vol. 1)
publication by Vincent Meessen
presented on the occasion of
the solo exhibition My Last Life
at FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France

On & For Production
Jubilee participates in open workshop
Friday 24/04/2015, 3 - 5 pm
at RITS School of Arts, Brussels

group exhibition with Eleni Kamma
curated by Iwona Blazwick, Director Whitechapel Gallery
until 26/07/2015
École Française d’Athènes, Athens, Greece

Life's Finest Values
Vermeir & Heiremans in the Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
29/05/2015 / 07pm: Handel mit der Zukunft.
Screening of Masquerade and artists' talk with Arne Hector
& Minze Tummescheit and Vermeir & Heiremans.
Moderated by Florian Wüst. (in English)

In-Residence #1
by Vermeir & Heiremans
at 'Tables', Flemish-Dutch presentation of art(ists’) books
24/04 - 27/04/2015
Presentation Friday 24/04/2015, 4 - 5 pm

Oh, for some more Amusement!
Solo exhibition by Eleni Kamma in Netwerk Aalst
until 13/06/2015

the region as an art space
Group show with a.o. Eleni Kamma
Provincie Maastricht
until 12/06/2015

Artist-run platforms - a Belgian phenomenon?
Jubilee participates in presentation and talk at Temporary Gallery, Cologne
with work by Justin Bennett
17/04/2015, 7 pm and 17/04 to 19/04/2015, 11 am - 6 pm
as part of the Film Cologne - Art Cologne programme

Blueprint | Seism
Gemak, The Hague, 14/03 – 11/04/2015
Opening: Friday 13/03/2015, 5 - 8 pm
with live performance by MAZE

Patterns for (Re)cognition
Vincent Meessen at the Kunsthalle Basel
until 25/05/2015

My Last Life / Mi Ultima Vida
in Kukuruchos Guadalajara Mexico
27/03 - 10/05/2015

Memory Politics
until 31/05/2015
video programme at the Telemark Art Center (NO)
with a.o. Vita Nova (2009) by Vincent Meessen

Florian Wüst
Berlin-based filmcurator
in Brussels for a research residency
02 - 08/02/2015

Friday 06/02 - from 09 am to 10.30 pm at BOZAR, Brussels
Research platform for the Belgian Pavilion in Venice 2015

Reading Room #02
workshop on Art & Value
Sat 07/02 from 4 to 10 pm
Sun 08/02 from 10 am to 6 pm
open for registration

In the mouth of the wolf. Die Wolf, Die!
Group exhibition with Eleni Kamma
Opening 20 November 2014
exhibition 21 November 2014 – 9 January 2015
location Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus – House of Cyprus

Specters. A Cinema of Haunting
screening program curated by T.J. Demos
opening with Vita Nova (2009) by Vincent Meessen
From 12 November - 10 December, 2014
location Museum Reina Sofie, Madrid

The 13th Istanbul Biennial Book

 is out!

Open Museum, Open City
group exhibition with work by Justin Bennett
curated by Hou Hanru
Exhibition 24.10 - 30.11.2014
Location: Fondazione MAXXI, Rome

Allegory of the Cave Painting
group exhibition with work by Vincent Meessen
Opening: Friday, 19.09.2014 / 19:00
Exhibition: 20.09. - 07.12.2014
Location: Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp

Sustainable Creativity in the Post-Fordist Condition - Working Conference
Katrien Reist participates in discussion around self-organization
Symposium: 04.09. - 05.09.2014
Location: Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen

Spectral Analysis
sound installation by Justin Bennett at Stroom's WeberWoche
Event: 10.09. - 14.09.2014
Location: Stroom Den Haag, Hogewal 1-9, The Hague

Yar bana bir eğlence (Oh, for some Amusement! )
solo exhibition by Eleni Kamma
Exhibition: 13.09 - 09.11.2014
Location: Galerie Nadja Vilenne, Liège, Belgium

Treasure Island
group exhibition with work by Eleni Kamma
Exhibition: 26.09. - 11.11.2014
Location: Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Cyprus

Theory of Colour
group exhibition with The Intruder by Vincent Meessen
Exhibition: 27.09.2014 - 07.02.2015
Location: MUAC, Mexico City

A Glass Darkly
group exhibition with work by Vermeir & Heiremans
Opening: Saturday, 27.09.2014 / 17:00
Exhibition: 28.09. - 23.11.2014
Location: Stroom Den Haag, Hogewal 1-9, The Hague

Kanaal Radio
sound performance with Justin Bennett
21 September 2014
Location: Stem van West web radio
With recording taking place at Kanaleneiland, Utrecht

Shooting of Masquerade (working title)
video work by Vermeir & Heiremans
Release Spring 2015

Opening exhibition Justin Bennett
including drawings, installations and animation
Opening: Saturday, 12.07.2014 /16:00
Exhibition: 13.07 - 22.08.2014
Location: Galerie Maurits van de Laar, The Hague

Secret Garden
sound project by Justin Bennett at Zone2Source
Saturday, 21.06.2014 - ongoing
Location: outdoors, starts at Glazen Huis, Amstelpark 4, 1083 HZ Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Monstruous Compositions: the Documentary Device at Work
Critical Session with Vincent Meessen at XXI Jornadas de Estudio de la Imagen
Wednesday, 25.06.2014 / 13:00
Location: CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid

A cinematographic tribute to Sébastien Koeppel
Saturday, 03.05.2014 / 19:00
Location: MAAC, Rue des Chartreux 26, 1000 Brussels

Self-organisation, its possibilities, challenges and limits
Panel Talk with Katrien Reist at POPPOSITIONS
Sunday, 27.04.2014 / 14:00
Location: Dexia Art Center, Rue de l'Ecuyer 50 Schildknaapstraat, 1000 Brussels

Radio Interview
with Justin Bennett
By Michael Rüsenberg for hr2-kultur

Personne et les autres
An exhibition project by 
Vincent Meessen and Katerina Gregos
was selected to represent Belgium at the Venice Biennial in 2015

Haben und Brauchen
A lecture by Ines Schaber and Florian Wüst
In collaboration with BAM, Argos and the Vlaams Bouwmeester
Tuesday, 15.04.2014 / 19:00
Location: Atelier Vlaams Bouwmeester, Ravensteingalerij 54-59, 1000 Brussels

Raw Materials
By Justin Bennett at GEMAK in The Hague
As part of the exhibition Gladstone 'On books and the housing of them'
28.03.2014 - 10.05.2014
Location: Paviljoensgracht 20-24, 2512 BP The Hague, the Netherlands

Festival Bande(s) à part
Screening of four works by Vincent Meessen
Thursday, 10.04.2014 / 17:00
Festival: 01.04.2014 - 13.04.2014
Location: Magic Cinéma, Rue du Chemin Vert, 93000 Bobigny, France

The Good Life
By Vermeir & Heiremans in ‘7 Raumthesen’
Group exhibition curated by Susanne Neubauer
03.04.2014 – 10.05.2014
Opening Wednesday, 02.04.2014 / 18-20:00
Location: Rotwand Gallery, Lutherstrasse 34, CH-8004 Zurich

Walking, Telling, Listening - audio walks
Talk by Justin Bennett at the Locus Sonus Symposium #8 Audio Mobility
Wednesday,16.04.2014 / 10:45
Location: Aix en Provence, France, LAMES MMSH , Ecole Supérieure d'art Aix, Seconde Nature

Critical Practice, 'Research on Value'
Presentation & discussion Vermeir & Heiremans
Wednesday, 23.04.2014 (invitation only)

Symposium archives: déplier l’histoire
Screening, Q&A and lecture by Vincent Meessen
Friday, 25.04.2014 / 11:00 Screening of Vita Nova (2009, 30 min.) and Q&A with Vincent Meessen
Saturday, 26.04.2014 / 15:30 Lecture by Vincent Meessen: Tshela Tendu, un malentendu
Location: Iselp, 31 Boulevard de Waterloo, 1000 Brussels

The Artist´s Corner
Michael Rüsenberg in conversation with Justin Bennett
on HR 2, Hessen Rundfunk
Saturday, 15.03.2014
23:05 – 24:00 h (streaming link)

Collecting Geographies
Global Programming and Museums of Modern Art
symposium at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Vincent Meessen presents his paper TshelaTendu: Un malentendu / A Misunderstanding
13 – 15 March 2014

Launch ECHOES – DiARTgonale Special Edition #2
presented by Enough Room for Space
Vincent Meessen and Cameroon writer Lionel Manga
appropriate the correspondence of French novelist Céline,
sent from Cameroon in 1916.
WE 12.02, 19:30 at SMBA, Amsterdam
TH 13.02, 19:00 at WIELS and Enough Room for Space HQ, Brussels
FR 21.02 at SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin

My Last Life. An African Grammar after Roland Barthes
Vincent Meessen, solo show at MUAC, Mexico City
28.11.2013 – 23.02.2014
Panel discussion: Wednesday, 27 November, 5.00 – 6.30pm
before the official opening

One year Vdrome
Vdrome celebrates its anniversary with a 24hr programme with all the works presented until now, including Vita Nova (2009) by Vincent Meessen.
Sunday, 16.02 at 20.27 h at

The Good Life
at New Industries Festival, HMKV, Dortmund
From Industry to Industrial
, filmscreenings in three parts curated by Florian Wüst
Saturday 25 January 2014, 6pm / 8pm / 10pm
RWE Forum | Kino im U
Dortmunder U – Zentrum für Kunst und Kreativität, Dortmund

Gawan Fagard in conversation with Vincent Meessen
in the framework of exhibition Jean-Luc Moulène Endwards in Extra City
Screening of Le Chant du Styrène – Alain Resnais (FR, 1968. 35mm. 14 min.)
 and The Ship of Theseus - Anand Ghandi (India, 2012. HD Video. 143 min.)
Thursday, 23 of January 2014 / 7pm
Location: Cinema of Extra City, Eikelstraat 25, 2600 Antwerp

…Of Those Who Inhabit Rooms
Group show organized by
Twelve Cells for the Intoxicated
with a.o. work by Vermeir & Heiremans
10.11 – 07.12.2013
Opening: Saturday 9 November 6 – 9pm
Square de l’Aviation 7B, 1070 Brussels

Seminar on artistic practices
Artist talk by Vincent Meessen,
moderated by critic and curator Christophe Wavelet.
Tuesday, 12.11.2013, from 1 – 4pm
ERG, Rue du Page 87, 1050 Brussels

Patterns for (re)cognition
Vincent Meessen
Tshyela Ntendu
Kiosk Ghent
28.09 – 17.11.2013

Dream Map
new audio work by Justin Bennett
at 4th Mostre de Arte Digital in Sao Paolo
09.10 – 03.11.2013

Avery Gordon
guest in KASK lecture series
KIOSK, Louis Pasteurlaan 2, 9000 Ghent
Tuesday, 22.10.2013 at 20:00

The Good Life (A guided tour)
by Vermeir & Heiremans
in Kino Arsenal, Berlin
Tuesday, 22.10.2013 at 19:30

The Residence (a wager for the afterlife)
by Vermeir & Heieremans
Impakt Festival 2013 from 30.10 – 03.11.2013
Screening on Sunday, 03.11 at 19:00

The Residence (a wager for the afterlife)
by Vermeir & Heiremans
at the 13th Istanbul Biennial
14.09 – 20.10.2013

Secrets of the Amsterdam Canals
by Justin Bennett and Renate Zentschnig
around the Grachtengordel, Amsterdam
ongoing project

Edgelands – Stelling van Amsterdam
by Justin Bennett
at Kunstfort, Vijfhuizen, (NL).
07 July – 29 September 2013
as part of the project
Open City – who owns public space?

The Residence (A Wager for an Afterlife), 2012
by Vermeir & Heiremans
at Rencontres Internationales Berlin
25 – 30 June 2013
presented by the Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt

La Poule d'Ombredane
a project in development by Vincent Meessen
was selected for the FIDLab in Marseille.
FID Marseille, 02 – 08 July 2013

Speculating on Change
Centro de Artes Dos de Mayo (CA2M), Madrid
XX Jornadas de Estudio de la Imagen
17 – 20 June 2013
Directed by Pablo Martínez and Vincent Meessen

Art House Index
a lecture-performance by Vermeir & Heiremans
at XX Image Symposium at CA2M, Madrid
19 June 2013

Raw Materials
a film by Justin Bennett.

screenings during Hors Pistes Tokyo.
06 – 17 June 2013

Kapitalistisch Realisme
Fucking Good Avond No 3
Thursday 16 May 2013
Alienation by hyperrealism
in two short films by Vermeir & Heiremans (BE)
at Worm, Rotterdam

Vita Nova (2009)
film screening followed by a discussion
with Vincent Meessen on the practice of artistic research.
Tuesday May 14, 2013, 17h
at the Faculty of Fine Arts, UCM, Madrid

Art House Index
Vermeir & Heiremans
a lecture-performance
Friday 10 May 2013, 18:30h
Public Program Istanbul Biennial 2013

Return to the Postcolony
Specters of Colonialism in Contemporary Art
Recent publication by T.J. Demos

with an essay on the work of Vincent Meessen
SternbergPress 2013

Raw Materials (2011)
by Justin Bennett
Video screening on Saturday 27 April 2013
Beyond Soundscape
Sonorities, festival of contemporary music, Belfast

The Residence (A Wager for the Afterlife) 2012
Vermeir & Heiremans
26 April – 02 June 2013
Ingredients (group show)
at the Riga Art Space, Latvia

The Value of Our Love
Artistic Practice and its Economic Reality
Saturday 20 April 2013
Round table debate at
Art Brussels