Philippe Van Wolputte

1982, Antwerp (BE)

Works and lives in Antwerp, Belgium


2007 - 2009 Residency at Rijksacademie, Amsterdam (NL)

2002 - 2006 MFA , Open Atelier at Sint Lucas, Antwerp (BE)


2015    MuHKa, Antwerp(BE), Temporary Penetrable Exhibition Spaces: Behind The Lines

2015    Be-Part, Waregem (BE), Fade-Outs

2015    BruthausGallery, Waregem (BE), Fade-Outs

2014    Elaine Levy Project, Brussels (BE), Misfits

2014    Elaine Levy Projects, Solo Booth, Art Rotterdam (NL), Misfits

2014    Elaine Levy Project, Brussels (BE), Inside, Outside, Downside

2010    Chert Gallery, Berlin (D), We Did It / Disputed Territory

2009    Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam (NL), T.P.E.S. 01/02/03/04

2008    Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam (NL), Temporary Penetrable Exhibition Space 04

2006    Poort Napoleon SMAK, Ghent (BE), In-Depth Study

2005    Temporary Penetrable Exhibition Space 01, Antwerp (BE)

2005    Temporary Penetrable Exhibition Space 02, Mechelen (BE)


2016    Punta de Fuga / Volume Bookstore, Paris (FR), Espaces Declassés with Hannah Darabi & Ola Rindal

2016    Car DRE Gallery, Bologna, (IT) with Manor Grunewald, Lisa Hanze, Marius Lust, Just Quist, Alexander Saenen & Ribe Torben

2016    (October-November) Citadel'arte, Diest (B)

2015    Dialect Kunstverein, Stuttgart (D), Days End

2015    Florence Loewy Gallery, Paris (FR), Material

2015    Komplot, Brussel (BE), Anger Management

2015    Riot Gallery, Ghent (BE), The Edition Show

2014    Kunsthal Extra City (BE), Le Canal

2014    Espace 251 Nord, Liège (BE), Le Canal

2014    Croxhapox, Ghent (BE), CROX 458-467

2014    Bruthaus, Waregem (BE), Versus

2014    252CC, Ekeren(BE), Pre_sent

2014    WMSS, Rotterdam (NL), Wo Meine Sonne Scheint

2014    Factor 44, Antwerp (BE), Nema Tog Podruma

2013    Palais des Beaux-Arts BOZAR, Brussels (BE), Young Belgian Art Prize - Jeune Peinture

2013    Savvy Contemporary, Berlin (D), Perpetual Travellers

2013    Biennale di Penne, (ITA), Playscapes/Workscapes/Innerscapes: Appunti di viaggio al confine fra arte e urbanistica

2013    Komplot, Brussels (BE), Black & Vases

2013    Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen, Haarlem (NL), Open City

2012    Raumexperimente, Berlin (D), Performing Politics - The World is Not Fair – The Great World's Fair

2012    Fragmental Museum, Elaine Levy Projects in NYC (NYC)

2012    Error One, Lost & Found, Antwerp (BE)

2012    Art Brussel, Brussels (BE), Art in the City

2012    Kunsthall Rotterdam, Showroom Mama, The Kids Are Allright, Rotterdam (NL)

2011    Vrijstaat O. Freestate II, Oostende (BE), Splendid Isolation

2010    Chert Gallery, Berlin (D), Drinnen & Draussen

2010    Klemm's Gallery, Berlin (D), Zero Budget Biennial,

2010    Pianissimo Gallery, Milan (ITA), Zero Budget Biennial

2010    Rokeby Gallery, London (UK), Zero Budget Biennial

2010    Liste 15, Performance Project, Basel, (CH)

2010    Expodium, Utrecht (NL), Malleability Revisited: The Need for New Strategies

2010    Open Space Baltimore, Maryland (VS), Liberty B

2010    Parallax Space - Drift Station Gallery, Nebraska (VS), Instructions for Initial Conditions

2010    Attitude Festival, Komplot / CCPA Elementi, (MA)

2010    Komplot, Brussels (BE), Nothing Political

2010    Bat10 Beeldenroute Anti-Tankgracht, Antwerp (BE)

2010    (Im)possibilites, Urban Festival 10, Zagreb (HR)

2009    Middelheim Museum, Antwerpen (BE), Exhibition in a Machbox

2009    Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam (NL), Not Created By Human A Hand

2009    Truth or Consequences Fim Festival 2009, New Mexico (VS)

2009    Galerie Carlos Cardenas & schleicher+lange, Paris (FR), Zero Budget Biennial

2009    Vienna International Apartment, Brussels (BE), Pleurer et Bonheur

2009    Sign Stichting, Groningen (NL), i.t.v. Noorderlicht Festival

2009    De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam (NL) The Last Session

2009    Fortezza da Basso, Florence (ITA), The Industrial Ones

2008    Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern (CH), Dragged Down Into Lowercase

2008    NICC, Antwerp (BE), A Bridge Too Far

2008    MuHKa, Antwerp (BE), A4 multiples

2008    YUM21C, Brussels (BE), Laugh Track - Brussels Biennial Off Program

2008    Labdo, Antwerp (BE), 3 Closed Conditions

2007    Objectif-Exhibitions, Antwerp (BE), Tipos Moviles

2007    Hessenhuis, Antwerp (BE), Virus

2006    MuHKa, Antwerp (BE), Academ:: Public Space as a Medium

2006    Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam (NL), Positioning System

2006    Vierkante Zaal, St.Niklaas (BE), Dots

2006    ELIA Conference, Ghent (BE), MAPS in Ghent

2006    Campus Congres, Antwerp (BE), Afstudeerprojecten

2006    Factor 44, Antwerp (BE), Jour Fixe April: The No Name Expo

2006    VZW Emma, Antwerp (BE), Kontra Filmfestival


2009   Rijksacademie van beeldende kunsten / ministerie van OCW (NL)

2008   Sommerakademie. Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern (CH)

2008   Rijksacademie van beeldende kunsten / ministerie van OCW (NL)

2007   Vlaamse Overheid: Subsidiëring van Projecten Jeugdcultuur (BE)

2006   Vlaamse Overheid: Subsidiëring van Projecten Jeugdcultuur (BE)


2013   Akademiegasten 2013, Kask, Antwerpen (BE)

2012   Campus Congres, Sint Lucas Antwerp (BE)

2011   Decompression, Ruangrupa, National Gallery, Jakarta (IND)

2010   Warzone Amsterdam, Mediamatic, Amsterdam (NL)

2010   Malleability Revisited: The Need for New Strategies, Expodium, Utrecht (NL)

2007   Virus, Hessenhuis, Antwerp (BE)


Young Belgian Art Prize - ING Belgium 2013


Books & Exhibition Catalogues:

2013   Rediviva, Issue # 23

2013   Translation Acts, Performing Politics Raumexperimente

2013   Year 2013, Komplot

2011   Year 2011, Komplot

2011   Freestate II - Splendid Isolation, Vrijstaat O

2010   Drinnen & Draussen, Chert

2010   Bat10 Beeldendenroute Anti-Tank, In-Depth

2009   Open no.18 - Cahier on Art and the Public Domain: 2030: Warzone Amsterdam, Nai Publishers, SKOR

2009   Yes We're Open!, Rijksakademie Portaal Publication

2008   Perfect Town - Philippe Van Wolputte, Tower Of Meaning Publications

2008   Modulated Interior Pictures "On All Fours" - Philippe Van Wolputte, Tower Of Meaning Publications

2008   Dragged Down Into Lowercase. Texts by Clémentine Deliss, Adrian Piper, Joe Scanlan

2008   Open Studios, Rijksakademie Portaal Publication

2006   Dots. texts by S. Van Bellingen, M. Meeuwis, W. De Cuyper

2006   Maps of Art in Public Sphere. Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha Facultad de Bellas Artes

2006   Chronologie Factor 44, 1996-2006 Les Jours Fixes. Texts by C. Straetling, H. Heirmans

2004   Urban act 1: Post-Graffiti-una rivoluzione silenziosa. Texts by L. Lombardi

2004   Reality Models exhibition. Grafoholic


2012   (H)Art, Philippe Van Wolputte -Inside Outside Downside, Elaine LevyProjects

2012   The Word, Philippe Van Wolputte -Inside Outside Downside, Elaine LevyProjects

2012   La Libre, Philippe Van Wolputte -Inside Outside Downside, Elaine LevyProjects

2012   This is Tomorrow, Philippe Van Wolputte -Inside Outside Downside, Elaine LevyProjects

2012   (H)Art, Error One, Lost and Found

2011   Absoluut,"Oostende, vrijstaat aan zee" (June 2011), Laurence Dujardyn

2010   (H)Art, "Dialogues Intimes et Publics" (Januari 2010), Emmanuel Lambion

2010   Le Soir (Victoire) "Pleurer et Bonheur" (23 Januari 2010): pg 08, Catherine Callico

2009   "Cities The Magazine" issue 00, (December 2009)

2009   LEEN: "Binnenkort in depot?" (september 2009), Centrum Beeldende kunst

2009   Metropolis M: "Wisecracks op een bouwplaats" (11 Juni 2009), Domeniek Ruyters

2009   NRC Handelsblad: "Kunt u ze redden/monumentale wandkust wacht de sloopkogel" (28 november 2008), Sandra Smets

2009   NRC Handelsblad: "Copyright, dat is iets voor oudere mensen" (6 juni 2009), Sandra Smets

2006 9 jaargang 30: "Art Olive Award" (september 2006): pg 22-27

2005   Next level magazine 4: "interview with Mackplakt"(2005): pg 12-13.

2005   Het Nieuwsblad: " Stickerkunst in Antwerpen" 19 July 2005, Lennie Stinissen

2004   Tutto Magazine 11: "Attacchiamo pacificamente le citta." (november 2004): pg 43-48.

2004   Freeze Magazine 18: "Board art" (may-june 2004): pg 41-44