‘Rinus Van de Velde. Inner Travels’

18 Feb. →
15 May'22

Through diverse media ranging from drawings to sculptures, installations and film, Rinus Van de Velde creates a mirror universe where elements from reality and imagination coalesce into a unique kind of visual storytelling. A self-proclaimed armchair voyager, Van de Velde often narrates tales of semi-heroic quests and adventures articulated around his imaginary travels and his fictitious encounters with figures of recent art history. 

In the framework of this exhibition, centred on a circular story of leaving and returning home with the train as a metaphor for the journey, Van de Velde premieres his new film and presents a survey of primarily recent works. Parallel to this, he brings together and reframes a selection of works by modern and contemporary artists such as Pierre Bonnard, Joseph Cornell, Fischli/Weiss, Joan Mitchell, Claude Monet, Monster Chetwynd Laure Prouvost, Josephine Troller and Jean Tinguely, among others.

An open invitation to join the artist on his 'inner travels', the exhibition is a visual journey of discovery that offers a glimpse inside the constructed world of Rinus Van de Velde that is ever-expanding. Curators: Rinus Van de Velde, Julie Verheye (Exhibition Coordinator EUROPALIA) and Dirk Vermaelen (Artistic Director EUROPALIA)




Gaëtan Rusquet researches the body-image relationship, this time in co-creation with Damien Petitot in the context of the EUROPALIA exhibition Rinus Van de Velde: Inner Travels. In-depth is a performative installation activated by two performers, putting into play the relationship between the body, the screen and their multiple presences. The performances will take place at the Bertouille rotunda of Bozar and accessible with an exhibition ticket for Rinus Van de Velde:
29.04.2022 - 14:00 - 17:00
30.04.2022 - 14:00 - 17:00
07.05.2022 - 14:00 - 17:00
08.05.2022 - 14:00 - 17:00



14 Oct.'21 →
15 May'22


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BOZAR/Centre for Fine Arts

Rue Ravenstein 23 1000 BRUSSELS