May 1, 2015 - July 5, 2015
Sweet 18: contemporary art, fashion and design inspired by the 18th century

Sweet 18: contemporary art, fashion and design inspired by the 18th century

The former summer residence of the aristocratic d’Ursel family in Hingene near Antwerp was built in the eighteenth century. In the summer of 2015 it hosted this unusual exhibition which portrayed the eighteenth century through the eyes of fifty contemporary designers, artists and fashion designers, from Erwin Olaf and Wim Delvoye to Walter Van Beirendonck, Bouke de Vries, Cindy Sherman and Philippe Starck.

The exhibition’s team of curators was jointly responsible for choosing the artists and the designer/scenographer. I wrote several entries for the catalogue.

My role: Co-curator
location: Kasteel d’Ursel, Hingene, near Antwerp, Belgium
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