Exhibitions

Maniac Shadows
Chantal Akerman

Chantal Akerman’s work in film brought her international recognition. From her beginnings until her death last year she ceaselessly reinvented her formal vocabulary and way of looking at the world, moving with unparalleled freedom between genres: feature-length fiction and documentary, comedy and drama, and video installation.

Exhibition Maniac Shadows
Artists Chantal Akerman
Venue La Ferme du Buisson

Her influence on the cinema’s most famous directors is indisputable, but her legacy to the visual arts, while less known, is just as fundamental. In her host of different projects Akerman blazed a trail – between reality and fiction, the narrative and the experimental, history and memory – that artists of all kinds are exploring more and more. Summoning up all the possibilities of the cinema image and of vision, space and performance, her singular approach to so many issues – frontiers, changes of place, racism, identity, the relationship between personal and public space – has played a crucial part in the evolution of the visual arts.

You may also like

Exhibitions

Astrid Terrazas – The snake sings backwards

Exhibitions

Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven – Rendezvous in Doctrineland

Exhibitions

Friendship : That Shiver, That Aspen

Exhibitions

Leyla Aydoslu – Helene Müllers Balcony