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  • ADAM - BRUSSELS DESIGN MUSEUM - http://www.adamuseum.be
    Opening of the Plasticotek at the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of ADAM - Brussels Design Museum
    Visit and discover the Plasticotek, the new mediation space regarding the collection of the Plasticarium that offers the opportunity to discover plastics, their technical qualities and creative potential during many sensorial experiences. This space has been realised in collaboration with the CIVA Foundation, Richard Thommeret and in a scenography by Martial Prévert and Antoine Guillemin. Discover the programme of the anniversary weekend of the ADAM – Brussels Design Museum including a public nocturne during which the team will guide the visitors throughout the museum, her permanent collections and temporary exhibitions (Panorama. A history of modern design in Belgium and A Tribute to Componibili). On Saturdays and Sundays, two guided visits (in French and in Dutch) are organised at 14.30 and 16.30. On Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, there is a special fare.
    KONTAKT : Arnaud Bozzini, Place de Belgique, B-1020, Bruxelles - Brussel, tel : - mail : arnaud.bozzini@atomium.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/opening-of-the-plasticotek-at-the-occasion-of-the-2nd-anniversary-of-adam-brussels-design-museum/688.html

  • ADAM - BRUSSELS DESIGN MUSEUM - http://www.adamuseum.be
    Program 2018
    The ADAM - Brussels Design Museum is a space dedicated to design from the 20th and 21st centuries. It was established after the Atomium’s acquisition of the Plasticarium collection. The ADAM offers an innovative and surprising insight on plastic design from the fifties to the present [permanent exhibition / Plasticarium] and on other forms of design through other periods, expressions, materials and themes [temporary exhibitions]. The ADAM, it is also an auditorium for about 400 people and an educational and cultural service with activities designed for children, teens and school groups. Lectures and screenings, in connection with the themes that are explored, enrich the museum’s program of activities.
    KONTAKT : Arnaud Bozzini, Place de Belgique, B-1020, Bruxelles - Brussel, tel : - mail : arnaud.bozzini@atomium.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/program-2018/712.html

  • CIRQUE DIVERS - MUSEUM DES WALLONISCHEN LEBENS - http://www.provincedeliege.be/fr/viewallonne
    17/02/2018 > 14/08/2018 - Belichtung - Cirque Divers - Museum des wallonischen Lebens
    Die Provinz Lüttich ist heute Bewahrer des Erbes des „Cirque Divers“, seiner Kollektion und seiner Archive. In den 80er und 90er Jahren war der „Cirque Divers“ ein Ort der kulturellen und künstlerischen Schöpfung, der im Viertel Outremeuse (En Roture) – Herz der Lütticher Geschichte - beheimatet war. Er war zugleich ein Café, eine Galerie, der Herausgeber einer Zeitung, ein Konzertsaal und konnte so über die Jahre hunderte von Künstlern, Musikern, Journalisten oder Aktivisten empfangen. Die Ausstellung „Garten des Paradoxons - Ein Blick auf den „Cirque Divers“ in Lüttich“, die von Februar bis Mitte August im Musée de la Vie Wallonne in Lüttich stattfinden wird, ist die Gelegenheit dieses außergewöhnliche Erbe hervorzuheben und in ihm Antworten zu finden, denn er ist ein Spiegelbild von 20 Jahren gesellschaftlichen Lebens. Die Ausstellung wird im Rhythmus seiner zahlreichen Begegnungen, Kolloquien, Konferenzen, performances, Feste, Workshops, Konzerte, Märsche und Debatten leben. Ein Katalog, herausgebracht von Yellow Now, wird die Ausstellung begleiten.
    KONTAKT : Jean-Michel Botquin, 5 Rue Commandant Marchand, 4000, Liège, tel : - mail : info@nadjavilenne.com - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/belichtung-cirque-divers-museum-des-wallonischen-lebens/696.html

  • ADAM - BRUSSELS DESIGN MUSEUM - http://www.adamuseum.be
    23/03/2018 > 13/01/2019 - Galaxy 58 - Exhibition Graphic 58 (60th Anniversary of the Atomium)
    To mark its 60th anniversary, the Atomium will be launching various activities from March 2018 onwards. These will include exhibitions, events and products honouring this ever-iconic symbol of Brussels and Belgium. The activities planned for this year will begin on the 23, 24 and 25 March 2018, with a special festive weekend to mark the anniversary. On this occasion, the Atomium will present a hitherto unseen comic book entitled “Sourire 58” (“Smile 58”), created by Patrick Weber and Baudouin Deville, both fans of the fifties and of Expo 58. In addition to three exhibitions held at the Atomium and at the ADAM-Brussels Design Museum, collectively entitled Galaxy 58, the programme of activities will feature several events that will take place at intervals throughout the year, including a rock festival, summer firework displays and a large vintage bric-a brac fair. Limited edition items will also be created for the occasion, including a MeisterSinger watch and a batch of beer from the Flobecq brewery, Flo58. A splendid concert given by the Royal Chamber Orchestra of Wallonia will round off the programme in the autumn of 2018. The innovative visual world of Expo 58 captured people’s imaginations. For this occasion, the Brussels Design Museum re-focuses attention on its key elements such as forms, colours and textures, and on the importance of their influence in 1958, particularly regarding design.
    KONTAKT : Arnaud Bozzini, Place de Belgique, B-1020, Bruxelles - Brussel, tel : - mail : arnaud.bozzini@atomium.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/galaxy-58-exhibition-graphic-58-60th-anniversary-of-the-atomium/737.html

  • ADAM - BRUSSELS DESIGN MUSEUM - http://www.adamuseum.be
    23/03/2018 > 02/09/2018 - Galaxy 58 - Exhibition Podium 58 (60th Anniversary of the Atomium)
    To mark its 60th anniversary, the Atomium will be launching various activities from March 2018 onwards. These will include exhibitions, events and products honouring this ever-iconic symbol of Brussels and Belgium. The activities planned for this year will begin on the 23, 24 and 25 March 2018, with a special festive weekend to mark the anniversary. On this occasion, the Atomium will present a hitherto unseen comic book entitled “Sourire 58” (“Smile 58”), created by Patrick Weber and Baudouin Deville, both fans of the fifties and of Expo 58. In addition to three exhibitions held at the Atomium and at the ADAM-Brussels Design Museum, collectively entitled Galaxy 58, the programme of activities will feature several events that will take place at intervals throughout the year, including a rock festival, summer firework displays and a large vintage bric-a brac fair. Limited edition items will also be created for the occasion, including a MeisterSinger watch and a batch of beer from the Flobecq brewery, Flo58. A splendid concert given by the Royal Chamber Orchestra of Wallonia will round off the programme in the autumn of 2018. Presented in collaboration with the Museum of Costume and Lace in Brussels, this exhibition displays images of visitors strolling around Expo 58 in their Sunday best on the eve of the Swinging Sixties, at a time when the old and the new confronted one another in a dramatically changing world.
    KONTAKT : Arnaud Bozzini, Place de Belgique, B-1020, Bruxelles - Brussel, tel : - mail : arnaud.bozzini@atomium.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/galaxy-58-exhibition-podium-58-60th-anniversary-of-the-atomium/738.html

  • ADAM - BRUSSELS DESIGN MUSEUM - http://www.adamuseum.be
    06/06/2018 > 04/11/2018 - Exhibition - Design Generations, Intersections 5
    Design Generations is an exhibition presented in collaboration with Wallonie-Bruxelles Design-Mode (WBDM) within the framework of Intersections, the ADAM’s biennial contemporary design event. It invites visitors to take a fresh look at design by demonstrating the profound value of this profession, which has witnessed and often advocated changes in our society over the last century. Ten design companies based in Wallonia and Brussels explain their approach through a selection of products, some from the past (permanently held in the Museum), some from the present (taken from their current collections) and some from the future (imaginary objects). Through its multi-sensory approach, which reveals spatio-temporal links and intersections, the exhibition offers a true experience of the world of design, improving our understanding of the lives of the objects that surround us and of their intelligence, both retroactive and prospective. They are the interfaces of our everyday lives, custodians of the precious legacies of the past, agents of social and aesthetic experiences, models for sustainable production and development, and vehicles for innovative scenarios promising a better future. WITH: 42 | 54, Alain Berteau, Damien Gernay, Alain Gilles, Hoet &Hoet, Kaspar Hamacher, Luc Druez, LoudorDesign Studio, IOL, Sylvain Willenz
    KONTAKT : Arnaud Bozzini, Place de Belgique, B-1020, Bruxelles - Brussel, tel : - mail : arnaud.bozzini@atomium.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/exhibition-design-generations-intersections-5/666.html

  • C-MINE GENK - THE WORLD OF TIM BURTON - http://www.c-mine.be
    15/08/2018 > 28/11/2018 - Ausstellung - Tim Burton
    Die Ausstellung „The World of Tim Burton“ kommt 2018 zur C-mine, Genk Die internationale Ausstellung The World of Tim Burtonwird vom 15. August bis zum 28. November 2018 in den Ausstellungsräumen der kreativen Kulturerbestätte C-mine (Genk – Belgien) zu sehen sein. Nach dem internationalen Erfolg des skulpturalen Labyrinths im Jahre 2015 und der Designer-Ausstellung The World of Charles and Ray Eamesim Jahre 2017, präsentiert C-mine erneut ein großes internationales Projekt. Die Wanderausstellung über das Werk von Tim Burton war schon in New York, Paris, Tokio, São Paulo und Prag zu sehen. Tim Burton, Filmemacher und vielseitiger Künstler Als visionärer Filmregisseur und Produzent wird Tim Burton (Amerikaner, 1958) international anerkannt und ausgezeichnet für seine Filme — Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (1985),Beetlejuice (1988), Batman (1989), Edward Scissorhands (1990),Batman Returns (1992), Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993),Ed Wood (1994), Mars Attacks! (1996), Sleepy Hollow (1999),Planet of the Apes (2001), Big Fish (2003), Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride (2005), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Alice in Wonderland (2010),Dark Shadows (2012), Frankenweenie (2012), Big Eyes (2014),Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016) und Dumbo (2019), der noch in der Vorbereitung steckt. The World of Tim Burtonpräsentiert sein breites künstlerisches Werk in einer zusammenhängenden Ausstellung von Zeichnungen, Malereien, Fotografien, Puppen, Modellen, animierten Filmen und skulpturale Installationen. Über 400 Objekte nach Themen geordnet The World of Tim Burtonfeierte 2014 Premiere unter Kuratorin Jenny He. Die Ausstellung fokussiert sich auf die besonderen Charaktere und Welten, die nur in der einmaligen Darstellungswelt von Tim Burton entstehen konnten. Über 400 Werke werden unterschiedlich präsentiert. In Around the Worldvermitteln Illustrationen in Notizbüchern, Schreibblöcken von Hotels, Servietten von Restaurants, … die Spontanität von Tim Burtons kreativem Prozess. Im TeilFilm Characterserhält der Besucher weitere Einblicke in die Entstehung und Entwicklung von vielen bekannten Darstellern. Und im Teil Influenceserfahren Sie, wo Tim Burton seine Inspiration schöpft, hier findet sich auch sein erstes Werk zurück. Zusammen mit den anderen Themen ist die vielseitige Ausstellung eine absolute Empfehlung, sowohl für die eingefleischten Tim Burton-Fans als auch für das Publikum, das weniger vertraut mit seinen Werken ist. C-mine maßgeschneidert C-mine ist als industrielle und kreative Kulturerbestätte immer ein Besuch wert und hat sich in den vergangenen Jahren als bedeutender Akteur in der Welt von Kunst und Design einen Namen gemacht. Um die große Anzahl Ausstellungsstücke in das alte Bergwerkgebäude der C-mine zu integrieren, wurde ein lokaler Szenograf beauftragt. Parallel zur Ausstellung findet ein umfangreiches Programm mit geführten Rundgängen, Filmen, Lesungen und Events statt. The World of Tim Burtonist garantiert eine Ausstellung, die man 2018 in den Benelux-Staaten einfach gesehen haben muss!
    KONTAKT : Hanna Simons, Genk, tel : 0476 69 90 39 - mail : hanna.simons@genk.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/ausstellung-tim-burton/772.html

  • BRUSSELS DESIGN SEPTEMBER - http://www.designseptember.be
    06/09/2018 > 30/09/2018 - Brussels Design September - Brussels, city of vintage
    This year, Design September provides additional exposure to the capital's vintage stores by offering an urban vintage shop route. This route will bring vintage lovers to every corner of Brussels to discover fabulous locations specialising in 20th century design! Visitors will be invited to vote on www.designseptember.be for their favorite storefront (from early September on). The prize for the best storefront will be awarded at the Brussels Design Market on Sunday 30 September.
    KONTAKT : Roel Rijssenbeek, tel : 32 349 35 95 - mail : Roel@best.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/brussels-design-september-brussels-city-of-vintage/808.html

  • BRUSSELS DESIGN SEPTEMBER - http://www.designseptember.be
    06/09/2018 > 30/09/2018 - Brussels Design September - Main lines and news of Brussels Design September 2018
    BOZAR, To be determined - Collection de Solange Thierry-de-Saint Rapt, Atelier Jespers & Modern Shapes Gallery Enric Mestre – Architecture Imaginary, Zaventem Ateliers Lionel Jadot, ADAM – Brussels Design Museum, Graphic 58, European Product Design Awards Winner’s, CINEMA GALERIESSUPERDESIGN – Documentaire De Cristina Didero & Francesco Molteni, Horta Museum Nature Of Things, Institut Culturel ItalienObjets A Jouer – Poltronova Et Le Contre-Design, Prague House Mechanical, Kanal / Centre Pomidou
    KONTAKT : Roel Rijssenbeek, tel : 32 349 35 95 - mail : Roel@best.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/brussels-design-september-main-lines-and-news-of-brussels-design-september-2018/781.html

  • BRUSSELS DESIGN SEPTEMBER - http://www.designseptember.be
    06/09/2018 > 30/09/2018 - Brussels Design September - #ikkoopbelgisch / #jachetebelge
    The #ikkoopbelgisch / #jachetebelge Circuit focusses on design labels from Belgium. The consumer wants to buy local, but it can be hard finding out which labels are actually local. This is even more the case in design as it is in fashion. Let's change this during Design September! How? Come and follow the Ik Koop Belgisch / J'Achète Belge trail in the Dansaert district and be dazzled by the fascinating and stunning vitrines where design objects enter into the dialogue with surprising shops.
    KONTAKT : Roel Rijssenbeek, tel : 32 349 35 95 - mail : Roel@best.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/brussels-design-september-ikkoopbelgisch-jachetebelge/804.html

  • BRUSSELS DESIGN SEPTEMBER - http://www.designseptember.be
    06/09/2018 > 20/09/2018 - Brussels Design September - Lectures
    Ross Lovegrove - Philosophy - September 6th 2018 in Flagey, Place sainte croix, B-1050. Patrick Norguet - September 27th 2018 in Flagey, Place sainte croix, B-1050. Marcin Rusak - September 12th 2018 in Flagey, Place sainte croix, B-1050. Studio 5.5 - September 20th 2018 in Flagey, Place sainte croix, B-1050.
    KONTAKT : Roel Rijssenbeek, tel : 32 349 35 95 - mail : Roel@best.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/brussels-design-september-lectures/782.html

  • BRUSSELS DESIGN SEPTEMBER - http://www.designseptember.be
    06/09/2018 > 30/09/2018 - Brussels Design September - Eco Design : a route on innovation in Brussels
    Environmental and ecological issues are enormously present in the current design. Getting out of the linear economy, designing products that can easily be reused, repaired, reinvented and recycled are the prerogatives of many Brussels designers. To highlight this trend, in collaboration with Mad Brussels and hub.brussels, Design September will put the theme of Eco Design forward for this 13th edition. Eco Design involves taking into account the respect of the principles of sustainable development from the very beginning of the process of designing an object, a building or a service. Its principles are to create in respect of the environment, to limit the ecological footprint, to use less and better the raw materials and to think about non-polluting modes of manufacture. The reflection is on the life cycle of the product and its components, its lifespan, its possibilities of reuse, recycling, revaluation, or composting until the end of its life. The goal of eco design is to produce without destroying, improving the quality of life and changing the habits of the consumer. The designer is looking for new solutions that are more respectful of the environment without losing the desire for aesthetics and functionality. Through projects, Belgian brands, prototypes, exhibitions this focus will prove that young and old Belgian designers are at the forefront of innovation for the development of products that respect the environment.
    KONTAKT : Roel Rijssenbeek, tel : 32 349 35 95 - mail : Roel@best.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/brussels-design-september-eco-design-a-route-on-innovation-in-brussels/807.html

  • BRUSSELS DESIGN SEPTEMBER - http://www.designseptember.be
    06/09/2018 > 30/09/2018 - Brussels Design September - ADAM - Brussels Design Museum
    DESIGN GENERATIONS : Design Generations is an exhibition presented in collaboration with Wallonie-Bruxelles Design-Mode (WBDM) within the framework of Intersections, the ADAM’s biennial contemporary design event. It invites visitors to take a fresh look at design by demonstrating the profound value of this profession, which has witnessed and often advocated changes in our society over the last century. Ten design companies based in Wallonia and Brussels explain their approach through a selection of products, some from the past (permanently held in the Museum), some from the present (taken from their current collections) and some from the future (imaginary objects). Through its multi-sensory approach, which reveals spatio-temporal links and intersections, the exhibition offers a true experience of the world of design, improving our understanding of the lives of the objects that surround us and of their intelligence, both retroactive and prospective. They are the interfaces of our everyday lives, custodians of the precious legacies of the past, agents of social and aesthetic experiences, models for sustainable production and development, and vehicles for innovative scenarios promising a better future. WITH: 42 | 54, Alain Berteau, Damien Gernay, Alain Gilles, Hoet &Hoet, Kaspar Hamacher, Luc Druez, LoudorDesign Studio, IOL, Sylvain Willenz GRAPHIC 58 : To mark its 60th anniversary, the Atomium will be launching various activities from March 2018 onwards. These will include exhibitions, events and products honouring this ever-iconic symbol of Brussels and Belgium. The activities planned for this year will begin on the 23, 24 and 25 March 2018, with a special festive weekend to mark the anniversary. On this occasion, the Atomium will present a hitherto unseen comic book entitled “Sourire 58” (“Smile 58”), created by Patrick Weber and Baudouin Deville, both fans of the fifties and of Expo 58. In addition to three exhibitions held at the Atomium and at the ADAM-Brussels Design Museum, collectively entitled Galaxy 58, the programme of activities will feature several events that will take place at intervals throughout the year, including a rock festival, summer firework displays and a large vintage bric-a brac fair. Limited edition items will also be created for the occasion, including a MeisterSinger watch and a batch of beer from the Flobecq brewery, Flo58. A splendid concert given by the Royal Chamber Orchestra of Wallonia will round off the programme in the autumn of 2018. The innovative visual world of Expo 58 captured people’s imaginations. For this occasion, the Brussels Design Museum re-focuses attention on its key elements such as forms, colours and textures, and on the importance of their influence in 1958, particularly regarding design.
    KONTAKT : Roel Rijssenbeek, tel : 32 349 35 95 - mail : Roel@best.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/brussels-design-september-adam-brussels-design-museum/806.html

  • BRUSSELS DESIGN SEPTEMBER - http://www.designseptember.be
    06/09/2018 > 30/09/2018 - Brussels Design September - Art&Crafts : Focus on Brussels Design Textile
    With this tour, we want to feature those who contribute to the pride of Brussels textile design know- how. The reasons that led us to develop this journey around the textile design of Brussels are simple but essential: to focus on the rise of creators and excellent teaching being produced in the Brussels Capital. Innovation in weaving, printing and knitting will be highlighted in this course. We are proud to highlight this branch of design that is part of the wealth of the history of the City of Brussels at the textile level. More than 15 shops will open their doors to the public, with each one presenting the work of one, or more, textile designer(s). Finally, a collective exhibition of participants of the route will be organized at the BIP, Place Royale.
    KONTAKT : Roel Rijssenbeek, tel : 32 349 35 95 - mail : Roel@best.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/brussels-design-september-artcrafts-focus-on-brussels-design-textile/780.html

  • BRUSSELS DESIGN SEPTEMBER - http://www.designseptember.be
    08/09/2018 > 30/09/2018 - ​Brussels Design September 2018
    Brussels Design September, devenu le rendez-vous incontournable pour les passionnés du design, englobe plus de 100 évènements culturels et commerciaux à Bruxelles. La ville devient, pendant un mois la plateforme de rencontre de nombreux designers belges et internationaux. Brussels Design September se déclinera à travers des expositions, des conférences, un parcours Arts & Crafts, le Commerce Design Brussels ou encore le Brussels Design Market. Autant de lieux de dialogues et de rencontres entre designers, architectes, et amoureux du design. Un véritable parcours urbain à découvrir dans les magasins, pop-up stores, galeries et espaces culturels.
    KONTAKT : Roel Rijssenbeek, tel : 32 349 35 95 - mail : Roel@best.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/brussels-design-september-2018/695.html

  • BRUSSELS DESIGN SEPTEMBER - http://www.designseptember.be
    12/09/2018 > 04/11/2018 - Brussels Design September - Between Art and Design The Belgian Scene : KANAL - Centre Pompidou
    On the occasion of the thirteenth edition of Brussels Design September, we are delighted to present the exhibition ‘Between Art and Design. The Belgian scene’. This subjective selection focuses on a specific niche in the design sector, that of ‘collectible design’ or ‘design art’. Limited series and unique pieces, sometimes hand-made, form the core of this exhibition, in which form takes precedence over function, which is relegated to the background. The selection includes objects in the grey zone between art and design, mainly pieces of furniture with a monumental allure. The various pieces exhibited testify to the eclecticism and influence of Belgian creativity. This exhibition highlights the importance of the questions that Belgian designers have around the choice of form and function in designs. The tension between these two fundamental aspects of design was a key element in the selection of the items for the show. Function often plays an invisible role so that our focus is drawn exclusively to the form of an object. This tension also comes up in the research into and experiments in the techniques and materials used. The result is always a very personal design language. Noble materials such as marble, natural stone, wood, bronze or copper, are fashioned with respect and they define the appearance of the object. The common demands of any piece of furniture (function, comfort and ergonomics) are not given priority here. The objects are no longer reduced to function alone, they are unconventional and anarchic; they invite interaction. Artists have, for a long time, inspired designers and the line between designer objects and works of art is becoming increasingly blurred. Salvador Dali designed his legendary Bocca sofa in the 1930s. In Belgium, we discover how Emile Veranneman and Pieter De Bruyne distanced themselves from stereotypical furniture in the 60s. We had to wait until the beginning of the 80s however to see any real impact of art on design when the Memphis movement shocked the public in Milan with expressive, multi-coloured and often kitsch furniture. From then on - also in Belgium - a younger generation of designers started creating a new design language. From an artistic point of view, the design movement peaked in the 90s but did not have the desired success with the general public despite the efforts made by a number of design boutiques and art galleries that were to play a pioneering role here. A further 20 years were needed before wider support was generated. Since then design has become an everyday feature of our lives and exclusive design objects today draw considerable interest. ‘Between Art & Design, The Belgian scene.' This exhibition provides an overview of iconic, unique and often playful pieces. It offers us an ensemble that reflects the wealth and particularly the diversity of contemporary Belgian design. In this selection, the most striking aspect is the great artistic diversity that is also a strong characteristic of the world of visual arts in Belgium. The designers adopt a very independent and individual presentation style. They experiment with various techniques and materials and are consequently involved in the production process. But diversity is not just the result of an unusual choice of materials, technique or design language. It is also about people’s perception of an object. It may surprise, disturb or even amuse. Belgian designers remain, with a few exceptions, discreet; their work is characterised by a feeling for aesthetics, volume and proportion.
    KONTAKT : Roel Rijssenbeek, tel : 32 349 35 95 - mail : Roel@best.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/brussels-design-september-between-art-and-design-the-belgian-scene-kanal-centre-pompidou/805.html

  • - www.theatredeliege.be
    23/09/2018 > 17/10/2018 - L'original est signé Vitra
    Depuis ses débuts, la marque Vitra entretient une relation étroite avec ses auteurs et ses designers. Le résultat de la collaboration avec eux est toujours un original.Tout a débuté en 1953 : Willi Fehlbaum, le fondateur de la marque suisse Vitra, découvre les sièges conçus par Charles et Ray Eames lors d’un voyage aux États-Unis et décide de les fabriquer. Il fait la connaissance du couple et naît une amitié qui marque encore, à ce jour, l’entreprise. Ensemble, Vitra et les designers créent des meubles qui sont plus que de simples objets – ils sont le fruit de leur savoir-faire. L’objectif des designers est de créer un produit qui ne soit pas simplement beau à regarder, mais qui soit utile pour l’utilisateur. D’autres aspects entrent également en ligne de compte : l’écologie par exemple, ou la durabilité – le fait que les objets acquièrent une patine qui les ennoblit. Ainsi, ces objets ne vieillissent pas mais s’embellissent. Depuis son installation à l’Émulation, le Théâtre de Liège est entièrement meublé par Vitra. Que ce soit le mobilier Jean Prouvé dans le restaurant le Balcon de l’Émulation, dans le Café des Arts, dans les espaces d’accueil ou encore les aménagements des bureaux par Arik Levy, tout est signé Vitra ! Pour célébrer le 5e anniversaire du Théâtre de Liège dans le bâtiment rénové de l’Émulation et ce partenariat, l’exposition itinérante L’original est signé Vitra présente les produits les plus emblématiques de la rme et raconte leurs incroyables histoires.
    KONTAKT : Marjorie Gilen, 16, place du 20 août, B-4000, Liège, tel : 32 4 344 71 78 - mail : m.gilen@theatredeliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/l-original-est-signe-vitra/773.html

  • BRUSSELS DESIGN MARKET - www.designmarket.be
    29/09/2018 > 30/09/2018 - 25th edition of Brussels Design Market
    Since its creation in 2002, the Brussels Design Market has evolved into the « largest European vintage design market » and has quickly become a must-see in the international vintage design calendar. Maintaining its unique atmosphere usually characterized by ea markets, the Brussels Design Market has continued to attract more and more visitors from year to year and has developed into a real meeting place. Over the years, the selection of merchandise exhi- bited has increased. Arriving from all over Europe, the dealers present an eclectic collection, bringing to- gether multiple styles and trends that have impacted the 20th century. Visitors discover original and iconic pieces from Italian, French, American, and Scandina- vian design created by the biggest names in the history of design, such as Sottsass, Le Corbusier, Eames, or Ja- cobsen and Panton. Alongside these icons, the Brussels Design Market also offers anonymous and exclusive design pieces at affordable prices. For the 25th edition of the Brussels Design Market and to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the artist, an exhibition will be dedicated to the creations of the ceramist Georges Pelletier. His luminaires, his totems, and his atypical mirrors are all easily recognisable thanks to the handmade details that come together to produce unique sculptural pieces. Before the Brussels Design Market, a rst glimpse of his artwork will be presented in an intimate exhibition in the heart of the Sablon. September 7-17th / Galerie Brittania - Petite rue des Minimes n°5, 1000 Brussels
    KONTAKT : Julie Tobie, SHED 3 & 4, Tours & Taxis, Brussels, tel : - mail : julie@best.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/25th-edition-of-brussels-design-market/777.html

  • BRUSSELS DESIGN SEPTEMBER - http://www.designseptember.be
    29/09/2018 > 30/09/2018 - 25th Edition Of Brussels Design Market
    Der Brüsseler Designmarkt wurde vor mehr als 15 Jahren gegründet. Anfangs handelte es sich um einen Flohmarkt, der ausschließlich Produkten von den 50er- bis Anfang der 80er-Jahre gewidmet war. Heute ist der Brüsseler Designmarkt zweifellos eine der beliebtesten Veranstaltungen Europas rund um das Design des 20. Jahrhunderts. Zweimal im Jahr, im März und im September, beherbergt die Weltstadt und europäische Hauptstadt Brüssel den Brüsseler Designmarkt mit 100 Ausstellern und mehr als 7000 Besuchern. Auf dieser bedeutenden Veranstaltung haben Designliebhaber die Gelegenheit, skandinavische, belgische, französische, italienische und amerikanische Möbel sowie Keramik- und Glasobjekte, Sammelobjekte und Accessoires aus Kunststoff, Metall, Holz oder Bakelit zu entdecken. Over the years, the selection of merchandise exhibited has increased. Arriving from all over Europe, the dealers present an eclectic collection, bringing together multiple styles and trends that have impacted the 20th century. Visitors discover original and iconic pieces from Italian, French, American, and Scandinavian design created by the biggest names in the history of design, such as Sottsass, Le Corbusier, Eames, or Jacobsen and Panton. Alongside these icons, the Brussels Design Market also offers anonymous and exclusive design pieces at affordable prices. For the 25th edition of the Brussels Design Market and to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the artist, an exhibition will be dedicated to the creations of the ceramist Georges Pelletier. His luminaires, his totems, and his atypical mirrors are all easily recognisable thanks to the handmade details that come together to produce unique sculptural pieces.
    KONTAKT : Roel Rijssenbeek, tel : 32 349 35 95 - mail : Roel@best.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/25th-edition-of-brussels-design-market/778.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Belichtung - Fagilitas : Musée des métiers des arts
    REPAIR(s) : Cathy Alvarez, Véronique Martinelli and Véronique Renier, three Liege artists, will tackle individually or together the theme of repair(s) with engravings, porcelain, lace, photographs and a book.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/belichtung-fagilitas-musee-des-metiers-des-arts/789.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Belichtung - Dialogue : Parc de la Boverie
    this conference will highlight the experience of designers as part of a collaborative project with artisans or companies. It will present, in particular, the results of a workshop organised at the Keramis-ceramics centre by Dialogue (Frederik Delbart and Quentin de Coster). In this case, nine belgian designers were invited to experiment with a material and technique for the first time, working alongside a ceramist.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/belichtung-dialogue-parc-de-la-boverie/795.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Belichtung - Face A - Face B : Design Station
    A work of good design may seem so obvious that it gives the impression that it was easy to make. But to achieve a result of quality demands of designers creativity, research, technical knowledge, material know-how, a great sense of observation, and also the ability to overcome the constraints and challenges that arise. Fragility is one of these constraints, whether it be the materials used, the precariousness of the designer’s status, the complexity of relationships with clients and intermediaries, or the difficulty of having the value of one’s work recognised, among others. By reviewing different aspects of selected Liege designers’ work, the exhibition will address these and other themes, while showing how these fragilities lead designers to develop strengths. During the triennale, job’in Design will organise a moment of meeting/debate. the eight participating designers will talk about their personal experience of fragility as a creative tool.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/belichtung-face-a-face-b-design-station/786.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Reciprocity Design Liege 2018
    RECIPROCITY 2018 consists of exhibitions, two colloquia, a research project and various workshops that take place in Liège, in its province and the neighboring cities in Belgian and Dutch Limburg and Achen. An international triennale that aims to foster open debate on the role of design - products, services, graphics, and architecture - as a vehicle for sustainable change and social innovation. The 2018 edition will feature a dozen exhibitions, two colloquiums, a research/action project, and many workshops. Although centred in Liege, the triennale’s scope will be broad: events will be located throughout the province, plus the nearby towns of Belgian and Dutch Limburg, and in the German border city of Aachen. In 2018, three central questions will be posed. How can design education play a social role, and offer a space for critical research? How should architects and designers respond to the (new) paradigms of fragility and insecurity? How can co-design and active participation - a combination of designers, students and inhabitants - help address the challenges of urban regeneration and the revitalisation of the social fabric?
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/reciprocity-design-liege-2018/716.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Belichtung - Fragilitas : Centre Wallon d'Art Contemporain - La Châtaigneraie
    THE GUESTS OF OUR GUEST ARE OUR GUESTS. The welcome implied in the title of this exhibition is also reflected in the process of its making : Laurence Dervaux, the invited artist, extends this invitation to young artists from different cultures, accompanying them in a collaboration around the theme of fragility. Expressed in the materials used and in the subjects treated, fragility here points to human physical and mental frailties, the passing of time, the disappearance of loved ones, displacement... A moment of multicultural exchange. This project was born from dervaux’s desire to actively respond to the themes of population movements and openness to others.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/belichtung-fragilitas-centre-wallon-d-art-contemporain-la-chataigneraie/791.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Belichtung - Showroom Limburg 2018 : Musée d’Ansembourg
    An overview of the creative sector in the dutch province of Limburg. The exhibition presents an insight into current and international trends, and shows a range of designs mainly aimed at the consumer market: industrial, mobility, interior, furniture, jewellery and fashion design. The exhibition shows design that is diverse, functional, beautiful, full of contrast, exciting, and durable. It therefore offers numerous starting points for companies, training colleges, and designers in Limburg and the euregio Meuserhine to meet and join forces.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/belichtung-showroom-limburg-2018-musee-dansembourg/792.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Belichtung - Welcome To Bavière : Quartier d'Outremeuse
    Since 2012, this strand has focused on the search for viable and sustainable solutions through the methodology and practice of co-design. Its discoveries aim to generate projects that lead to citizen awareness and participation, in an effort to improve the quality of life of a community. Imagining the future of a neighbourhood through a design process is now a practice adopted by numerous cities across europe and the rest of the world. in this sense, the designer transmits the ability to create, imagine, and modify the dynamics that discourage collective life and a sense of security. Tapping into creativity’s capacity to intervene in the social context, the designer’s role is that of a vector of possible changes. The third edition of this research/action will be concentrated in the neighbourhood around the future bavière cultural hub development, a key part of Liege’s urban and cultural revitalisation. Led by nik baerten and virginia tassinari, these social innovation design experts have accompanied Welcome to_ since its first outing. In order to guarantee the continuity of the work in the field, the project will be carried out in collaboration with the staff of the chiroux Provincial Library (management and other employees); officials of the Province’s culture department; Aux Livres, citoyens!; and teachers & students of ESA Saint-Luc Liège, social design Master, theory & Mediation and data visualisation and BA graphic techniques of the high school of the Province of Liege in Seraing. The research, developed over the academic year 2017-18, will result in a final project that echoes the active participation of the local inhabitants. it will not be the subject of a formal exhibition, but rather a site-specific presentation of the processes and objectives achieved, symbolised by a series of urban installations.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/belichtung-welcome-to-baviere-quartier-d-outremeuse/793.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Belichtung - Drapeaux : Cloître Du Musée De La Vie Wallonne
    Flags are symbols, message carriers, images of belonging to a group… during the first two editions of Fig., Liege’s annual international graphic festival, carte blanche was given to selected professional graphic designers to create a flag and question it as more than a graphic object. this installation will present a selection of those flags made between 2016 and 2018.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/belichtung-drapeaux-cloitre-du-musee-de-la-vie-wallonne/785.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Belichtung - Fragilitas : Galerie Les Drapiers
    Fragilitas here implies the fragility of social bonds, wherein exceptional knowhow is lost, and social and cultural fragility is exposed. The non-profit Les drapiers seeks to promote textile know-how from the Middle east and other regions. By encouraging the exchange and the meeting between people, techniques and cultures, denise biernaux, owner of the gallery, coralie miessen, textile designer, the red cross centre of Ans (represented by Mc Piette) and banneux (represented by eurydiane bukuru), will work with asylum seekers, heirs of these techniques. The acknowledgement and transmission of these skills is the red thread of this project, in which workshops will be open to all.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/belichtung-fragilitas-galerie-les-drapiers/787.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Belichtung - Fagilitas : Musée en plein air du Sart-Tilman - Salle d’exposition du CHU
    VORTEX - CORTEX. Normally working with site-specific installations, the renowned belgian artist djos Janssens aims to defuse the emotional load of an ambulance with a video installation on the theme of fragility in both body and mind.This intervention will be complemented by an original artwork on the same theme in the former kitchens of the university, now transformed as a relaxation area for university students.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/belichtung-fagilitas-musee-en-plein-air-du-sart-tilman-salle-dexposition-du-chu/790.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Exhibition - Museum of La Boverie : Fragilitas & Paradigm
    For the rst time since its reopening, La boverie will host a chorus of re ections on international contemporary design that will occupy all the rooms of the museum. In the glazed wing, monumental installa- tions will enhance its scale and emphasise the link between the museum and the city, between a place of culture and the public space. In short, culture as a common good. An innovative creative force often comes from a moment of crisis; a turning point; a change; a con ict. It can be transforma- tive for both the individual and communities. Fragilitas one of the main thematic cores of this edition. Its raw materials are the crucial points of our existence, and the changing needs these provoke. by nature wide-ranging, this is a re ection on the way design can lead us towards a more equitable society. Here, the creati- vity of design translates challenges into opportunities. Whether it is issues faced by an ageing population, people experiencing all types of disabilities, or the fragile existenceof those forced to migrate because of con ict or natural disaster, Fragilitas explores both mundane and life-changing circumstances. the very fragility of the human condition is framed as a ‘positive’ theme, one to analyse and divest objects and services with improved meanings in new paradigms. Fragilitas is a three-part exhibition that focuses on design’s (products, prototypes, graphics and architecture) engagement with di erent aspects of human fragility. three insightful observers guide each segment, with a scenography thatorchestrates a seamless journey and creates a dialogue between the exhi- bitions, involving visitors in an active reading of design and an educational narrative. Liege and belgium will host an exclusive major exhibition co-produced by recIProcItY and rst previewed at Milan design Week 2018. the guest of honour of this edition is Favrica, an international communication research centre based in treviso (It). The design department director and renowned designer sam baron, in collaboration with the prestigious French textile brand Pierre Frey, will present Paradigm, a multidimensional visual journey questioning the role of the image within the contemporary design process. The exhibition is based on the essential needs of the human being represented in a creative and dreamlike way, questioning through a set of tridimentional instal- lations the role of design and its omnipresent visual representation in today’s society. it will be a true visual experience, a unique process with an exquisite sense of narrative.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/exhibition-museum-of-la-boverie-fragilitas-paradigm/783.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Belichtung : Fragile - La Cité Miroir
    A unique moment of confrontation and debate, which brings together international experts around the theme of fragility and precariousness in relation to design and architecture. talk will focus on the ethical responsibility of designers, and the engagement of the creative sector in terms of social participation. The curators of the exhibition Fragilitas will have the opportunity to present and discuss the themes dealt with in the exhibition at La boverie, alongside other international speakers, representatives of multidisciplinary activist movements in the field of architecture, design, sociology, and the humanitarian sector. List of speakers to be confirmed.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/belichtung-fragile-la-cite-miroir/794.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Exhibition - New educational objects : Museum Of La Vie Wallonne
    For the rst time, recIProcItY focuses on design education in european univer- sities and higher-education institutions. it aims to map recent academic directions and to create a real-time portrait of emer- ging european design. The cultural role of european schools in orientating the direction of design and its social and economic impact are crucial. Design education exceeds disciplinary boundaries, opening itself to multiple visions and a critical approach of the real world. As a result, it is assigned an active and unique pedagogical role. The creation of artefacts and prototypes generated and/or destined to be put into place, bestows the schools with the role of laboratories of the possible, experimenting and researching, inclusive and open. The object here becomes the expression of an educational journey shared between teacher and student, in a dialogue that is often in conflict between the norm and liberty. The object, the artefact, enables accessibility and understanding. It is an embodiment of a theoretical and experimental process, providing a connection between school and society, and a public conversation between the design and its users. Following a call for entries, an international jury will assess the submitted projects and make a selection that best represents current-future trends, methodologies and issues. The resulting exhibition is to be based on the thematic clusters that arise from the selection process. The selection committee will awardfour prizes, one in each of the following categories: international, euregio meuse- Rhine, Wallonia-brussels Federation, and Wallonia higher-education.the awards ceremony will take place in the exhibition venue on 4 october 2018 during the press preview.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/exhibition-new-educational-objects-museum-of-la-vie-wallonne/784.html

  • RECIPROCITY DESIGN LIEGE - www.reciprocityliege.be
    05/10/2018 > 25/11/2018 - Dutch Limburg, Aachen, Belgian Limburg
    As with previous editions, a series of organisations from the euregio Meuse-Rhine join the Liege triennale with extra-muros programming.
    KONTAKT : Giovanna MASSONI, tel : +32 476 34 95 94 - mail : g.massoni@reciprocityliege.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/dutch-limburg-aachen-belgian-limburg/796.html

  • ADAM - BRUSSELS DESIGN MUSEUM - http://www.adamuseum.be
    23/11/2018 > Exhibition - Night Fever: A Design History of Culture Club
    Nightclubs and discos are the epitome of contemporary culture. They merge architecture and interior design with sound, light, fashion, furnishing, graphics and visual effects to create a modern Gesamtkunstwerk. As place of cultural experimentation for subcultures and avant-garde, they question the established codes of social life and offer individual and collective freedom by playing with different identities and realities. If the 20th century was the age of pop culture, the nightclub was probably its most powerful design expression. Night Fever is the first exhibition to examine the design history of the nightclub. It will feature exhibits from design, art, architecture, music and media including films and original photographs, flyers, posters, records covers, models, furniture, magazines as well as 1:1 installations that will immerse the visitors in a journey of creative experimentation.
    KONTAKT : Arnaud Bozzini, Place de Belgique, B-1020, Bruxelles - Brussel, tel : - mail : arnaud.bozzini@atomium.be - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/exhibition-night-fever-a-design-history-of-culture-club/657.html

  • EURANTICA FINE ART FAIR 2018 - www.eurantica.be
    21/03/2019 > 24/03/2019 - Eurantica Brussels Fine Art Fair
    This daring initiative is supported by Belgian and foreign gallerists, dealers and collectors. This enthusiasm illustrates the trust that the sector has in the fair as an important meeting place for classic and modern art. This position illustrates the rise of Brussels as Parisian anti-chambre in a context where London, capital of the European art market, takes distance from the continent. Paris reinforces her appeal and profiles itself in an active way as the most important place for the European art market. Eurantica follows this new position by choosing the theme “Paris-Brussels” for this edition. But that doesn’t mean that Eurantica forgets her roots. True to itself, Eurantica is elegant, eclectic and rich on discoveries. It embraces all domains and periods. It reinforces and keeps its strong anchorage in classic paintings of Old Masters, Belgian and European post-war painting, jewellery, old furniture, vintage furniture and collection objects. Eurantica responds to the expectations of the art market by presenting a fair that gives extra attention to the classic sector in a dynamic and contemporary environment with accessible prices. The antiquarians show quality pieces in beautiful presentations.
    KONTAKT : Luc Darte, 117, avenue Gouverneur Bovesse, B-5100, Jambes, tel : 02 740 10 31 - mail : luc.darte@easyfairs.com - URL : http://caracascom.com/de/eurantica-brussels-fine-art-fair/710.html