Feiko Beckers A disappointment you can rely on
From early February through early April, you will encounter unusual installations in the halls of the Beursschouwburg. The Dutch artist Feiko Beckers has taken over our exhibition spaces with a series of dwellings on stilts. Inside these huts, he presents sculptures, films, texts and even performances, including A Disappointment You Can Rely On.
Céline Gillain No, you can't kill someone by painting her body with gold
Fifty years ago, a bunch of screenwriters from the entertainment industry invented a new way to die - as if there weren’t already enough ways to die - and it was called skin suffocation. With that iconic image of a gold-painted body dead woman, the ‘industry of desire’ created some sort of a symbol for patriarchy: the ultimate male trophy.