Joris van de Moortel

lives and works in antwerp, Belgium


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

...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

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

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

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

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


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

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


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

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  

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


2012 - 2013
Künstelerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

HISK, Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Ghent, Belgium

Curator school of Cracow, summer residency, Cracow, Poland

Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium

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

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

Royal Academy of Fine arts, Antwerp, Belgium


Solo show. Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin

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