Collected the ten best fairs in Limburg (showbiz and culture)

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Digging into the miner’s soul

In cc Muze in Heusden-Zolder, famed Belgian photographer Stefan Vanfleteren delves into the spirit of a miner. Marking more than thirty years since the mine closed, he photographed 75 coal mills. In addition to portraits of distinguished presidents, different nationalities, group portraits, and still lifes, there are also contemporary abstract films shown. depthwhich he made with his art buddy Steve Van Alsinoy. (cliche)

Stefan Vanfletteren, CC Musa – 1/11 – 31/12. Accessible: Tue-Sun 9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm.

© Stephen Vanfletteren

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art on mas

Two years ago, the Flemish government gave the green light to an art project in River Park Maasvallei. The first artwork will be revealed at Herbricht next month. It was created by American artist Mark Dion, who placed an eight-meter tree of life on his winter bed in Meuse. His work has previously been shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Tate Gallery in London, among others. (cliche)

From October in Herbricht, Lanaken



the limits of freedom

In the field of portrait photography, Tongeren photographer Bert Dainen, 52, has already earned more than the Spurs. One of his notable exhibitions was held three years ago in the Basilica of Our Lady in his home hometown With huge pictures I’m not young women. to Breathe, keep breathing At Uitstalling Art Gallery, he takes a philosophical tour and poses a question about the limits of freedom with stoic nudes, among other things. (cliche)

Breathe, keep breathing, Bert Denen – Show, Marcel Hauptslan 26, Genk. Until 23/10, Tuesday – Sunday 13-17 hours.

© Bert Dennin


A posthumous tribute to Malou Soinen

On July 24, 2020, photographer Malo Soinen passed away at the age of 75. She was honored posthumously with a double exhibition at De Mijlpaal Art Gallery in Heusden-Zolder and the Hasselt Cultural Centre. A large retrospective of her work has been put together with her two sons, Robin and Jesse. Fascination with the face, the look, the position, the skin, and the trait are constants in her extensive works. (cliche)

Malo Swinen, until 11/23/Fri-Sunday 2-6pm (De Mijlpaal in Heusden-Zolder), Tue-Sun 1-5pm (ccha).

© Malu Soinen


Jane Birkin and Sarah Jessica Parker bags

Handbags: For many women, this has been the absolute magic for centuries. A large exhibition is devoted to this famous accessory in the Hasselt Fashion Museum. The gallery features innovative designs by Mulberry and Karl Lagerfeld, iconic bags by Jane Birkin and Sarah Jessica Parker and a selection of Hermès luxury heritage and Streetwear By the late Virgil Abloh for Off-White. The visitor also gets an exclusive insight into the manufacturing process and the wonderful world of the studio. (cliche)

Bags: Inside Out, Hasselt Fashion Museum. From 23/12 to 15/05, from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.

© Mochino

modern Art

FLACC + CIAP = clown

The FLACC Technical Workshop and the CIAP Technical Platform were merged earlier this year to form Jester. Two exhibitions will take place at C-Mine, Jester’s home base. The first is Dream landSolo exhibition by Marie Zolamian. She is working on one of her largest paintings to date on the site. Outside (next to the courtyard of the futuristic Jester building) the installation is outdoors Memory Lab Suite By Erica Ferrari and Anna Catarina Mocinio. In it, the two artists supervised workshops on 9/24, 1/10 and 15/10. (cliche)

Erica Ferrari, Memory-Lab Pavilion, until 16/10 (ongoing every day). Marie Zolamyan, Dreamland, until 11/12 (Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm) – Both shows in Sea of ​​Main.

© luc daelemans

visual arts

Lurid’s Carnival in Maasmechelen

Folkert de Jong presents the theatrical installation at the Cultural Center in Maasmechelen Actos TragicosTen huge figures hung and hung like puppets. They remind us of the dolls from the carnival parades. The Dutch sculptor and painter is fascinated by the dark side of the subconscious and his peers’ struggle with existential questions about life, death, heaven and earth. (cliche)

Volkert de Jong, Actus Tragicus, Maasmechelen Cultural Centre. 25/9 to 12/11, Mon-Fri 10am-12am and 1pm-8pm, Sat 9am-12pm.

© Volkert de Jong


Rome through the lens of a photographer

Austrian photographer Alfred Seeland displays 150 of his best works at the Gallo-Roman Museum in Tongeren. You will see unique images of Roman temples, aqueducts, baths, bridges … from the Pont du Gard in France to the Pula Amphitheater in Croatia. There are equally great photos of lesser known places in Portugal, Morocco, Albania, etc. The music of the masonic pianist, Water DeWitt, plays in the background. (cliche)

Imperium Romanum, Gallo-Roman Museum Tongren. Until 15/01, Tue-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm.

© Alfred Sealand

Three showrooms in Z33

Hasselaar Elias Ghekiere presents his first solo exhibition at Z33, which is the result of an annual collaboration between the Hasselt Center for Architecture, Contemporary Art and Design and Vonk Studios. Ghekiere works with a variety of media, from drawing and painting to photography and sculptural materials. Also in Z33: Architecture Exhibition composite presenceFifty Building Model (2/10 – 12/02) and suitableIdentity group exhibition. (2/10 – 26/02) (cliche)

Elias Jekiri, Z33 Hasselt. 2/10 to 4/12, Mon-Wed 11am-6pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm.

© Z33

Flowers, landscapes, distorted shapes

“Today I paint flowers, tomorrow distorted figures, and the day after dark landscapes. Balancing dream and reality—without aim or preconception—I develop from one painting to the next. This is the condition of creativity. If my work goes beyond narrative, that is fine for me,” as Hermann Maes says: At De Markthallen in Herk-de-Stad, the visitor gets an idea of ​​the diversity of the Hasselt artist.(cliche)

Hermann Maes, The Market Halls, Herk-de-Stad. 18/9 to 9/10, Mon 9am-7pm, Tue-Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-12pm, Sun 2-5pm.

© Hermann Maes

Woodcut / Contemporary Art

Frans Masserelle cutting wood in the Beguinage church

Fifty years after the death of Frans Masserelle (1889-1972), the exhibition takes place at the Begijnhofkerk in Sint-Truiden. wooden pieces. Museum curators Hermann Maes and Marc Melissen display Masereel’s extensive collection of prints and artefacts, as opposed to the centuries-old church murals. In addition, the works of three contemporary artists – Caroline Cullen, Tom Leekens and Camille Dufour – built works based on woodcuts. France Masril is considered one of the most important graphic artists of the twentieth century. (cliche)

Woodcut, Beguinage Saint-Truiden Church. Until 10:30, Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun 1.30pm-5pm.

© Karel Hemerijckx


Squirrel in front of the lens

Does the name Nikki Colmont mean anything to you? However, the man has achieved worldwide fame since he took pictures of squirrels in groups that he designed himself. They have already appeared in English and American magazines and earned National Geographic Visit. squirrel Together with author Hilda de Wilde also made a children’s book Goodbye my little friend. During the opening (1/10, 19:30-22:00) he explains how it works and gives tips on how to take motion pictures of animals in your garden or in the woods using the remote control. (cliche)

Nikki Colemon, Diebenbeck Library. 1/10 to 31/10, Tue 2-7pm, Wed 10am-5pm, Thurs-Fri 2-5pm, Sat-Sun 10-12.30am

© RR

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