Joris van de Moortel

lives and works in antwerp, Belgium

Biography

Born 1983 in Oostakker, Belgium
Lives and works in Berlin and Antwerp.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013
Getting comfortable slowly. Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
Das Fruchtfleisch unser Arkitektur. Duo show with Paul Schwer, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich, Germany
Bronze on bronze een zakje vol. Edition presentation, G262 Sofie Van de Velde & Steve Brouwers, Antwerpen, Belgium
Schwarz oder weiss es ist mir gleich, es gibt keine farben in diesem blauen reich. 
Schauraum Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2012
Inside the white cylinder
. Le Transpalette / Centre d‘art Contemporain, Bourges, France
Erratum musicale for 3 guitars and a metronome. Gallerie Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France 
Open Studios. Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Le Transpalette. Centre d‘art Contemporain, Bourges, France
Open Studios. Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2011    
I can’t live in a living room side a&b. Artorama with Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Marseille, France
I can’t live in a living room side a. VILLA II, Knokke, Belgium
Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
1.8 sec. Open Space ART Cologne with Michael Janssen Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2010   
Like a hurricane (you are like). Michael Janssen Gallery, Berlin
Sketches and small stuff growing at. Gustav 10, Knokke, Belgium
All bound, rubber sound. Art Brussels, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Brussels
Editions. Ik-Eiland, Vlissingen, The Netherlands

2009    
La grande verre, zelfs. Volta Basel, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Basel
Being Alice, the instructors at the white rabbit. The white rabbit, Berlin

2008    
The door and the floor. Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
Caves and Intestines. Lokaal 6, Antwerp
Loopingbackwords. Performance, HOET BEKAERT Gallery, Ghent, Belgium

2007    
A room full of OSB on two levels. Untitled, Antwerp, Belgium
Culture flux 45. nogallery, Antwerp, Belgium


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
ZODIACO. curated by Davide Bertocchi, CARdede, Bologna, Italy 

2013
Manoeuvres. Voorkamer. Lier, Belgium
Upside down Part 2 Let’s Dance. Museum Cultuur Stombeek - Ghent, Belgium.
Op de vloer. group show. Ekeren, Belgium
Shame (hide and show). Error#20 at Pianofabriek, Brussels, Belgium
Middle gate. Group show by Jan Hoet, Geel, Belgium
Young Collectors. Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium
21ste Eeuw buiten. Antwerp, Belgium
Yellowing of the Lunar Consciousness. Galleria Massimodeluca, Venice
Poetry Festival Berlin 2013. Akademie der Künste, Berlin
About waves III. BKSM Strombeek & SMAK Gent, Strombeek Bever, Belgium
The Cassini Cruise III. Maastricht, The Netherlands
I want your name and my name on the flyer. Tatjana Pieters Gallery, Ghent, Belgium

2012
Earthbound. Gerhard Hofland Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Spontaneously. Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Exploded view. Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands 
Revolving Doors. CC Strombeek, Brussels
In the artist’s absence. The collective, Durban, SA 
Paper does not blush. Michael Janssen Gallery, Berlin 
S.H.O.W.T.I.M.E. Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium

2011
...there is a crack in everything. Michael Janssen Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Sägerauh. Galerie Karl Pfefferle, by Jan Hoet, Munchen, Germany
Pearls of the North (with gallery Filles du Calvaire), Paris, France
All hell broke loose. Tournai, Belgium 
Depot. Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
Fragille. Gallery Les filles du Calvaire, Group show, Paris, France
Art in Belgium after 2010. Hoet Bekaert gallery, Ghent, Belgium
Art in the city. (award), Brussels
Splitplaat. (record release) with Vaast Colson, Art Brussels, Belgium
Trafo Gallery with FAIT (Krakow, Poland), Budapest, Hungary
Prix de Jeune Peinture (Young Belgian Painters Award) 2011. Palais de Beaux Arts (BOZAR), Brussels
Ename Sculpture. Ename, Belgium

2010    
Provincial Price City of Antwerp. Koningin Fabiolazaal, Antwerp, Belgium
Multiple Visions. NICC, Antwerp, Belgium
Coup de Ville. Warp, curated by Jan Hoet & Stef Van Bellingen, Sint Niklaas, Belgium
No limit!. Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln, Germany
Radicall Postures. Fille du Calvaire, Brussel
BAT. Beeldenroute Antitankkanaal, selection by Flor Bex, Antwerp
Music für Barbaren und Klassiker. Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium
Seqence N° 5: Spacificity. curated by Jérome Cotinet, Fort du Bruissin, Lyon
The Armory Show. Hoet Bekaert Gallery, New York NY
Found in translation. chapter D by Emanuel Lambion, Elaine Lévy, Brussels
In collaboration with the Cracow curator school and HISK, Krakow, Poland

2009    
Into the light. Antwerp
La Conquête de l’espace. HISK Laureates 2009, Ghent, Belgium
Research-Innerconnection-I am not. Reinier van Ewijk projects, Amsterdam
Sound of critique. Curator Curator#5, Ghent, Belgium
Versus. Oudenaarde, Belgium
Exhibition in a match box. project by Hans Wuyts, Antwerp, Belgium
Watou 2009. curator: Hans Martens, Watou, Belgium
Open studios. HISK, Ghent, Belgium
4 of us. CCNOA, Brussels
The choice of. curated with Koen Van den Broek. Indian Caps, Antwerp, Belgium

2008     
Open Studios. HISK, Ghent, Belgium
Video display. Academy des Beauxs Arts, Dunkerque, France
HISK at Art Brussels. Brussels, Belgium
You can’t go home again. curated with Vincent Geyskens, HISK, Ghent, Belgium
Rent a box-to rent: the dazzle light box. MAMA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Exhibition display. Academy of Fine Arts, Dunkerque, France

2007    
After the fire at last. HessenHuis, Antwerp
Office framing. Project 3000, Leuven, Belgium
Error#6. King Kong, Antwerp
Virus. curated by Sara Weyns, HessenHuis, Antwerp


CO-CURATED GROUP SHOWS

2009    
The choice of. invited by Koen Van den Broek at Indian Caps, Antwerp, Belgium

2008   
You can’t go home again. with Vincent Geyskens, Hisk, Ghent, Belgium
Rent a box-to rent: the dazzle light box. Projector MAMA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands



PERFORMANCE

2013
Paint it white;15 years AF Vandevorst. NY, USA
DAN BROWNE music performance. Nightshop, Knokke, Belgium
Langpoem: prosa meiner heimatstraße. 14. poesie festival berlin, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2012
Et cetera. Performance night, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium
Bass your Tape. Geräusch in Audi 80, AIR & Logement, Antwerp, Belgium
Girad Kanard. Gerhard Hofland Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
üR Geraüsche Kammer Ensemble. Transpalette, Bourges, France
White light paint it white. Gillman Barracks, Michael Janssen Singapore, Singapore
Ur-Geräusch Kammer-Ensemble. Performance, Sudio 105, Bethanien, Berlin
Live@Gunther. Gunther, Antwerp, Belgium
Kraak Festival. Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium 
Audi 80. Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium  

2011
Art`s Birthday (performance). Mukha, Antwerp, Belgium
The shortest song goes on and on. Open Space Art cologne, Cologne, Germany
Looping. The White rabbit, Berlin, Germany

2010 
The Central sessions. Radio Centraal, Program by Dennis Tyfus, 106.7 FM
Paint it white on the white light white. Provinciale Prijs Beeldende Kunst Antwerpen, Belgium
Make it split, Louie Louie is a hit. Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium
Louie Louie & the NY Marshall. YUSTAV 10, Knokke, Belgium

2009 
GK lights up. Undercurrent #35, Antwerp, Belgium
Performing a lecture. Academy des Beaux Arts, Cambrai, France

2008 
Loopingbackwords. Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
GK’s daily wood. Daily Wood Festival, Ghent, Belgium
Basement recordings, Undercurrent #31. Antwerp, Belgium

2007 
Music + building the stage. Error#7, Antwerp, Belgium

DISCOGRAPHY

2012
Erratum Musicale for 3 guitars and a metronome. 10“vinyl, edition of 1 + 4 a.p

2011
Fever.
 12” 33rpm vinyl, edition on 200 by Ultraeczema
The shortest song goes on and on. 4 x 7” vinyl in box, edition on 42

2010
BATs, Pats Boem Ping
. 12” Vinyl 45 rpm, 300 copies

2009 
The HISK studio recordings. 12” Vinyl 33 rpm, 500 copies

2008 
Girard Kanard and his magic Kazzoo. 12” vinyl 45 rpm, 165 copies
LoopingbackwOrds. Audio CD
Looping and looping and. mini CD-R

2007 
Girard Kanard and his Squeakers. audiocassette
Motivation Audio. Audio CD



PUBLICATIONS

Books & exhibition catalogues
2011 
100, young emerging artists. author Francesca Gavin, London, UK

2010 
My first untitled (to much to title). works 2006-2010, author Joris Van de Moortel
La conquête de l’espace. cat. HISK, Ghent, Belgium

Lost slides and Postcards, 2006-2010. author Joris Van de Moortel
Curator Curator, Enough Room for Space. cat. , Ghent, Belgium

2009 
The book of notebooks (towards the book of gaps). author Joris Van de Moortel, 12 meters long
Who’s Next, Cat. The choice of …. Indian Caps, Antwerp, Belgium

2008 
The black CV book. author Joris Van de Moortel
50/25, cat., Project 3000. Leuven, Belgium

2007
Office Framing/stacked boxes. author Joris Van de Moortel
A room full of OSB. author Joris Van de Moortel
A plan, The Hessenhuis. author Joris Van de Moortel
Culture Flux 45. author Joris Van de Moortel

2006 
Art and public space. authors Joris Ghekiere and Tom Iriks
What have I not made yet. author Joris Van de Moortel


Selection press reviews and interviews


2010 
Gustav Newspaper, Hoet Bekaert Gallery and A.F. Vandevorst
Sara peeters, De kracht van de compressie, may-june, Gonzo (circus) # 97
Jozefien van Beek, Pats Boem Ping, <H>Art Magazine # 65
Javier Pes, Revenge is a disc best served cold, The art Newspaper, March, NYC.
Claude Lorent, Le risqué et la passion, Arts Libre, Libre Belgique, # 64

2008 Joeri Bruyninckx, Girard Kanard and his Magic kazoo, Urban Magazine

2007 Mark Ruyters, Edito, een virus in de kunst, <H>Art Magazine # 23



GRANTS

2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
Ontwikkelingsbeurs, Flemish Ministry of Culture, Brussels


STUDIES and RESIDENCIES

2012 - 2013
Künstelerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2008-2009 
HISK, Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Ghent, Belgium

2009 
Curator school of Cracow, summer residency, Cracow, Poland

2008 
Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium

2007 
Sint-Lukas University College of Art and Design, Brussels, Belgium
Academy of Fine Arts Sint Joost, ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

2004-2007 
BFA, Sint-Lucas College of Art and Design, Antwerp, Belgium

2002-03 
Royal Academy of Fine arts, Antwerp, Belgium


Exhibitions

2014-Upcoming
Solo show. Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin

2011
Like a hurricane (you are like). Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin