Many artists are invited to take part in this exhibition, or are represented in it: Jananne Al-Ani (Iraq), Alexandre Arrechea (Cuba), Bilal Bahir (Iraq / Belgium), Axel Brechensbauer (Sweden), Solano Cardenas (Cuba / France), Ali Cherri (Lebanon), Mahwish Chishty (Pakistan / USA), Eleven Play (Japan), Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (Iran), Alicia Framis (Spain), Mekhitar Garabedian (Belgium), Babak Golkar (Iran / Canada), Laurent Grasso (France), GREYGOUAR / Grégoire Gicquel (France), Cai Guo-Qiang (China / USA), Adam Harvey (USA), IOCOSE (Italy), Pravdoliub Ivanov (Bulgaria), Bart Jansen (The Netherlands), Edouard Janssens (Belgium), Alain Josseau (France), Jugnet+Clairet (Belgium / France), Babak Kazemi (Iran), Kennard Phillipps (United Kingdom), Kristof Kintera (Czech Republic), Julien Leresteux (Belgium), C. Love (USA), Urs Lüthi (Switzerland), Pierre Malphettes (France), Jackie Matisse (France), Farhad Moshiri (Iran), Macoto Murayama (Japan), James Muriuki & Miriam Syowia Kyambi (Kenya), Panamarenko (Belgium), Ruben Pater (The Netherlands), Frédéric Platéus (Belgium), Sébastien Reuzé (France / Belgium), Samuel Rousseau (France), Moussa Sarr (France), Björn Schülke (Germany), Jalal Sepehr (Iran), Rirkrit Tiravanija (Thailand), Addie Wagenknecht (USA / Austria), Li Wei (China)
Björn Schülke Drone #8, 2014
fiberglass, aluminum, wood, mirrors, paint, motors, sensors, monitor, camera, custom electronics. 450 x 160 x 120 cm, working diameter 580 cm
HEAVEN AND HELL
FROM MAGIC CARPETS TO DRONES
March 6th to September 6th, 2015.
BOGHOSSIAN FOUNDATION – VILLA EMPAIN
Center for art and dialogue between the cultures of the East and the West
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 67 1050 Brussels +32 (0)2 627 52 30
The exhibition Heaven and Hell - From magic carpets to drones broaches the theme of flying machines and flying carpets according to a variation of artistic interpretations: the symbolism of ancient carpets and its inspiration: the geometry of gardens, the ancestral dream of being able to fly and flying objects, the world seen from above, the occupation of space by satellites, the worldwide expansion of drones and its consequences.