Bio

 

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Jan De Nys

°1949,  (BE)

Lives and works in Aalst, Belgium

 

Selection of Curated Exhibitions

 

     “Temples, Columns, Soccles”, cultural centre De Werf, Belfry, Stedelijk Museum, Aalst: with ao Berlinde De Bruyckere, Marcel

     Berlanger, Philippe Aguirré, Philippe Van Snick, Stefan Balkenhol, Christian Boltanski, Hugo Debaere, Braco Dimitrijevic,

     Luciano Fabro, Paul Gees, Philip Huyghe, Fortuyn O'Brien, Jaques Vieille, Didier Vermeiren, Jan Vercruysse, ...

 

     “Papier, Beeld & Basis”, Cultural Centre DE WERF, Stedelijk Museum, Belfry, Aalst, with ao: Dirk Braeckman, Günter Brus,

     Sjoerd Buisman, Pierre Buraglio, Enzo Cucchi, Hanne Darboven, Denmark, Felix Droese, Jan Fabre, Thomas Huber, Harald

     Klingelhöller, Les Levine, David Mach, Annette Messager, Jaume Plensa, Roger Raveel, Jan J. Schoonhoven, Dan Van Severen,

     Franz West, …

 

     “Win the Race" & "Mask Play", Les Levine, billboardcampaign on 30 sites in the City of Aalst

 

     “Paper as Environment", cultural centre De Werf, Belfry, stedelijk Museum, Aalst: Jurgen Aelbrecht, Orla Barry, Maria Blondeel,

     Peter Kogler, Les Levine, David Mach, Carlo Mistiaen, Jacques Villeglé, ...

 

     “Utopia", cultural centre De Werf, stedelijk museum, Aalst: Joseph Beuys, Luc Deleu, Ralf Peters, Urs Pfannenmuller, Willem

     Speekenbrink, Nick Van Der Steeg, Marcel Zalme

 

     “Real art", stedelijk museum, Aalst: Torie Begg, Clem Crosby, Ian Davenport, Peter Davis, Zebedee Jones, Jason Martin

 

     “art/language", cultural centre De Werf: Joseph Semah, Amikam Toren, Till Velten

 

     “4xpainting-4xsolo", cultural centre De Markten, Brussels: Angela de la Cruz, Amikam Toren, Jan De Vliegher, Dario Urzay

 

     “links-painting in extremis?", house of the province, Maastricht (NL): Marcel Berlanger, Angela de la Cruz, Loek Grootjans,

     Wolfgang Ellenrieder, Christian Garnett, Matthias Groebel, Joseph Nechvatal, Claudia Schink, Herwig Steiner, Amikam Toren,

     Dario Urzay

 

     “Ontspoord", previous police station, Aalst: Mo Becha, Caroline Coolen, Anton Cotteleer, Jan De Cock, Freya Maes, David

     Neirings, Valerie Mannaerts, Merlin Spie, Joris Van der Borght ; NCNP, NGIP

 

     “Book as artistic medium": stedelijk museum, Aalst

 

     “contemporary Irish Art from the museum modern art Dublin", stedelijk museum, Aalst: Maud Cotter, Dorothy Cross, Willie

     Doherty, Brian Maguire, Alive Maher, Caroline Mc Carthy, Abigail O'Brien, Kathy Prendergast, Billie Quinn, Paul Seawright,

     Blaise Drummond

 

     “Wish you were (t)here", stedelijk museum, Aalst: Patricia Smith, Kevin Van Braak, Marcel Van Eeden, Karin Hanssen, Frank

     Halmans, Robbie Cornelissen, Remy Jungerman, Hans Waanders, Urs Pfannenmuller, ...

 

     “the Utopia from the periphery", stedelijk museum, 3 private buildings & open air locations, Aalst: Peter Downsbrough,

     Christian Kieckens, William Engelen, Nick Ervinck, Angel Vergara, Fabian Luyten, François Curlet, Urs Pfannenmuller,

     2012architecten, HAP, Navin Rawanchaikul, Sven 't Jolle, Loreta Visic, atelier Van Lieshout, Herman Van Ingelgem, Loek

     Grootjans, Versluis & Uyttenbroek, ...

 

     “Vulnerable", cultural centre De Werf, Aalst: Robert Flliou, Carlo Mistiaen, Paul Smith, Julika Rudelius, Alicia Framis, Rineke

     Dijkstra, Alain Séchas, Michel François, Dirk Braeckman, Andres Serrano, Marlene Dumas, Bruce Naumann

 

     “Coloured Environment, art & design in daily life", cultural centre De Werf, stedelijk museum, belfry, deserted industrial space,

     outdoor locations, Aalst: Stefan Annerel, Etienne Bossut, Martin Bourdanove, Franck Bragigand, Stéphane Calais, Maurizio

     Cattelan, Cum*, Allan Mc Collum, Plamen Dejanoff, Stefaan Dheedene, Sylvie Fleury, Sonja Gangl, Leni Hoffmann, Fransje

     Killaars, Klaas Kloosterboer, David Neirings, Jorge Pardo, Philippe Parreno, Bruno Peinado, Grayson Perry, Werner Reiterer,

     Peter Santino, Roland Schimmel, Regine Schumann, Lionel Scoccimaro, Robert Therrien, Ignace Van Ingelgom, Andrea

     Zittel, ...

 

     “Kunst & Wunderkammern”, CC Scharpoord Knokke: Eric Angenot, Franck Bragigand, Loek Grootjans, Frank Halmans, Wesley

     Meuris, David Neirings, Renato Nicolodi, Urs Pfannenmuller, Regine Schumann, Lionel Scoccimaro.

 

     “Stormlicht” in Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo – Stedelijk Museum Aalst – Kunstruimte Willem3 Vlissingen, with ao:

     Torsten Solin, Marcel Berlanger, Sigrid Calon, René Korten, Anna Lange, …

 

     “FAKE!” stedelijk Museum Aalst, city park, private industrial building, with ao: Michael Aerts, Marcel Berlanger, Lilian

     Bourgeat, Caroline Coolen, Anton Cotteleer, Jan De Cock, Wim Delvoye, Anno Dijkstra, Loek Grootjans, Carsten Höller, Tetsumi

     Kudo, Eric Manigaud, …

 

     “De Saedeleer Revisited” Stedelijk Museum Aalst, with ao: Valerius De Saedeleer, Wout Berger, Marcel Berlanger, Stijn Cole,

     Bert De Beul, Marc De Blieck, Jan Kempenaars, Martijn Schuppers, Luc Tuymans, …

 

     “Die van Aalst” in CC Belgica Dendermonde, Galerie C. De Vos Aalst, Galerie El Welle, Villa De Olmen Wieze, Zebrastraat Gent,

     works from 9 private collections: ao Joseph Marioni, Takesada Matsutani, Georges Meurant, Peter Morrens, Marc Nagtzaam,

     David Nash, Joseph Nechvatal, Erwin Olaf, Ronald Ophuis, Nicolas Pope, Bruno Roels, Thomas Ruff, Martijn Schuppers, Sean

     Scully, Joseph Semah, Valérie Sonner, Walter Swennen, Ante Timmermans, Dario Urzay, Patrick Van Caeckenbergh, Marcel Van

     Eeden, Dan Van Severen, Dan Walsh, Isabelle Wenzel, Marthe Wéry, John Zinsser, …

 

     “My feminine ways” & “Je ne sais quoi” in gallery El Welle & gallery Emergent Veurne with: Tamar De Kemp, EA Boon, Jana

     Cordenier, Femke Gerestein, Isabelle Wenzel, Sylvie De Meerleer.

 

 

Selection exhibitions in gallery IN SITU

 

 - “The Media Cage”, gallery IN SITU, Aalst: Les Levine, production video-installation, organisation solo show

 - “Virus-project", gallery IN SITU: Joseph Nechvatal

 - “A LOT", gallery IN SITU: Loek Grootjans

 - “Layers", gallery IN SITU: Wolfgang Ellenrieder

  - “reality revisited", gallery IN SITU: Sarah Beddington, Marcel Berlanger, Amanda Church, George Cochrane, Matthias Groebel,

     Joseph Nechvatal, Amikam Toren

 - “More", gallery IN SITU: Loek Grootjans

 - “Fresh", gallery IN SITU: Wolfgang Ellenrieder & Martijn Schuppers

 - “Connect", gallery IN SITU: Mo Becha & Regine Schumann

 - “in between", gallery IN SITU: Franck Bragigand

 - “ABRACADABRA", gallery IN SITU: Marcel Berlanger

 - “Hot pictures & Flammed paintings", gallery IN SITU: Lionel Scoccimaro

 - “Revisited", gallery IN SITU: Loek Grootjans

 

Extra Muros

 

 - “Gallery In Situ in Vlissingen", centre for contemporary art The Watertower, Vlissingen (NL): Orla Barry, Marcel Berlanger,

     Frédéric Gaillard, Christian Garnett, Matthias Groebel, Tina Haase, Jus Juchtmans, Zsigmond Karolyi, Regine Schumann, Joseph

     Semah, ...

 - “Beyond Abstraction": Marcel Berlanger, Jeanine Cohen, Wolfgang Ellenrieder, Dario Urzay

 - “Dialogue": Jus Juchtmans & Angela de la Cruz

     selection artists shown in the gallery:

     Franck Bragigand, Loek Grootjans, Lionel Scoccimaro, Martijn Schuppers, Femke Gerestein, Marek Chlanda, Johan De Wilde,

     Anne Bossuroy, …

 

 

2e gallery

 

- 1999: "Opening", W3 galleries, W3 Kazerne, centre for contemporary art The Watertower,Vlissingen: Marc Nagtzaam, Wolfgang

     Ellenrieder, James Moores, Regine Schumann, Urs Pfannenmuller, Amikam Toren, Angela de la Cruz, Mo Becha, David

     Neirings,…

 

 

Education

 

Academie voor schone kunsten Aalst, grafiek

Trained in gestalttherapy, IVC, Kortrijk (B) and Esalen

Institute, Big Sur (USA)

 

Active as artist till 1987

 

From 1988 till 2016 Working as curator contemporary arts city Aalst

Owner gallery IN SITU 1991 - 2015

Free-lance curator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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