Art in the city and trails
And in the street they did arise
A new generation of completely liberated artists is set to come hurtling into Mons! Their artwork will be popping up in every square, street and alleyway – indeed, at every strategic location throughout the European Capital of Culture. However, we are not simply taking these works of art out of our museums and art galleries and imposing them across the city’s public spaces. These installations are not just open-air exhibitions of contemporary art, but rather a series of street-corner creations. It is down to you to make of them what you will. What would you make, for example, of a pile of books cascading down the street from a university window, or a giant aquarium in the lobby of a building? What about tagging on walls or adverts by graffiti artists from the world over, even from as far afield New York?! The aim is to provide you with an opportunity to discover new things – not by giving you the answers, but by encouraging you to ask questions.
Who am I? Where am I going? What are we doing together? Isn’t that the very meaning of art? You tell us....
WITH BONOM (VINCENT GLOWINSKI), CALVIN DUSSART ET CHARLES MYNCKE, ATELIER PICA PICA, MAARTEN VANDEN EYNDE, OX, SÉBASTIEN PRESCHOUX, MOMO, HELL’O MONSTERS, JULIA WLODKOWSKI, COLLECTIF INJECT LOVE, ELODIE ANTOINE, FILIP GILISSEN, OX, ALICIA MARTIN, ETC.