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Joris Van de Moortel
www.jorisvandemoortel.eu



Biography

Born in 1983, Ghent, Belgium
Lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium

Solo exhibitions

2019
- Guitare préparée, Sint Lukasgalerie, Brussels, Belgium
- Art on Paper - BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts - Brussels, Belgium
- Weird Weirdness, Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Brussels, Belgium / Solo Show at Art Cologne 2019, Cologne, Germany
- The ne’er-do-wells set out for a dubious pilgrimage, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

2018
- This incomplete mythical world whose perfection lay outside it, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Cachivache Bugui Bugui as part of Baroque 2018 and Theodoor van Loon, A Caravaggist Painter..., Bozar, Brussels, Belgium
- European Son Raised Catholic, The Drawing Room, Manila, The Philippines
- The Sound of White Smoke, Krinzinger Gallery, Vienna, Austria

2017
- Focus, Musée d’Ixelles, Bruxelles, Belgium
- The Dark side of Liberty - Artist Commission in association with The Pink Floyd Exhibition , Liberty, London, UK

2016
- Tragedy by the everyday and the absurd by the logical - Galerie Nathalie Obadia, ARCO, Madrid, Spain
- Birds, Robin Hood, Acoustics, “Noise”, Notating, Detail. , Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- Pink Noises, SCAD Atlanta, Georgia, USA
- The 10 commandments of Vienna, Krinzinger projekt, Vienna, Austria

2015
- It’s no longer a thing but a performance group, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Ça vous intéresse l'architecture? Botanics of sound in which wires get crossed and play..., Be Part, Waregem, Belgium
- Rotten sun - Art Untitled with Denis Gardarin Gallery, Art Untitled - Miami Beach, Miami, USA

2014
- Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels, Belgium / Solo Show at Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

2013
- Getting comfortable slowly, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels

- Scharz oder weiss es ist mir gleich, es gibt keine farben in diesem blauen reich, Schauraum Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
- Bronze on bronze, edition presentation, G262 Sofie Van de Velde & Steve Brouwers, Antwerp, Belgium

2012
- Inside the white cylinder, solo-show, Le Transpalette /Centre d'art Contemporain, Bourges, France
- Duo show with Lili Dujouri, Art Brussels, Michael Janssen Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2010
- Like a hurricane (you are like), Michael Janssen Gallery, Berlin, Germany
- Sketches and small stuff growing at, Gustave 10, Knokke, Belgium 2009
- Le grand verre, zelfs, Volta Basel, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
- Being Alice, the instructors at the white rabbit, The white rabbit, Berlin, Germany

2008    
- The door and the floor, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium

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



Group exhibitions

2019
- La Nuit était papier, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- 10 ans, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- On Stage, 38CC, Delft, The Netherlands
- Eyes East Bound , XIII International Cairo Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
- A Sunday MESS - 20 years S.M.A.K., S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium
- C'est la rentrée!,

2018
- CHARIVARI, L’église Notre-Dame de Pamele, Audenarde, Belgium
- Kunsthalle For Music, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherland
- Mystic Properties, Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
- Collection David H. Brolliet Genève « 40 ans de collection et un film documentaire de 60 min », Fondation Fernet-Branca, Saint-Louis, France
- Summer exhibition, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Danser Brut, LAM, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
- A Myriad of Image, Faculty of Law - University of Leuven, in collaboration with St Lucas Gallery, Leuven, Belgium

2017
- Winter Harvest , Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
- Exposition d'été, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Museum to scale 1/7, Ghisla Art Collection, Locarno, Switzerland
- 5th Edition of BANG Festival, KultuurKaffee, Brussels, Belgium
- Mementos: Artists’ Souvenirs, Artifacts and other Curiosities, 35th edition of Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
- RE-ART2, curated by: Julie Senden et Jan Hoet Jr.,, Zaventem, Belgium Hoogtij GF 17, Gouvernement, Gent, Belgium
- Yugen#1, curated by: Jan Hoet Jr, Ferdinand Lousberkaai 21, Gent, Belgium Lost Posters, De Steiger, Menen, Belgium
- «The Grot» Closer Festival, Montevideo, Antwerp, Belgium
- Ecce Homo, Mayer Van Den Bergh Museum, exhibition in collaboration with the Mayer Van Den Bergh Museum, the Maagdenhuis Museum, the Kapel Elzenveld, the Zna St. Elizabeth and the city of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

2016
- Passion Fan behaviour and art, Kunstlerhaus Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany
- Passion - Fan behaviour and art, Ludwig Muzeum in Budapest, Hungary
- Passion - Fan behaviour and art, Stadtgalerie, Kiel, Germany
- Passion - Fan behaviour and art, Krinzinger projekt, Vienna, Austria
- Dopplereffect, Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium
- Rebel Rebel, MAC's, Musée des arts contemporains, Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles, Site du Grand Hornu, Belgium
- En Flamme, Firma, Vilvoorde, Belgium
- Radisson Art Award, Radisson RED Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
- 20 ans de la Collection Raja, Roissy-en-France, France

2015
- Music Palace, The power of music seen by visual artists, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
- Bang, Mind the guest, W-O-L-K-E, Brussels, Belgium
- Vanitas extended, CC Ieper - Het Perron Ypres, Belgium
- Engagements : collectionner / partager , Musée Sainte-Croix, Poitiers, France
- Pass, Huise Mullem Wanegem, Belgium
- Week-end CHOICES, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris
- Passion - Fan behaviour and art, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
- Building sight, KOP, Breda, The Netherlands
- Sauce Bolognaise, The Spaghetti Incident - Duo show with Davide Bertochi, Institut culturel Italien, Brussels, Belgium
- Vacarmes, Maison des Art de Malakoff, Malakoff, France
- Archi-Sculpture, Villa Datris, L'Isle sur la Sorgue, France
- Exposition d'été, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels

2014
- Des choses en moins, des choses en plus , Palais de Tokyo, Paris
- Re-Art, Oud Klooster - Oudenaarde, Belgium
- Nightshop, Organised by the Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Knokke, Belgium

2013
- 21ste Eeuw buiten, Neon Installation, Antwerp, Belgium
- Middle Gate Geel 13, curated by Jan Hoet, Cultuurcentrum de Werft, Geel, Belgium
- Upside down Part 1 Let’s Dance, Museumcultuur Strombeek (SMAK) - Ghent, Belgium.

- Young Collectors, Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium
- Shame (hide and show), Error#20, pianofabriek, Brussels, Belgium
- The Cassini Cruise III, group show by Adri Poels with Dan Graham, William Hunt, Thomas Ruff, Gregor Schneider, Maastricht, The Netherlands

2012
- Spontaneously, Zacheta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Poland
- Exploded view, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
- Revolving Doors, CC Strombeek, Brussels, Belgium
- In the artist’s absence, The collective, Durban, South Africa
- Alentour, group-show by Wouter Davidts, Project Room Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
- Sint-Jan, group-show by Jan Hoet & Hans Martens, Sint Baafs Kathedraal, Ghent, Belgium
- Paper does not blush, groupshow, Michael Janssen Gallery, Berlin, Germany
- Showtime, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium

2011
- No cracks - no insights, Michael Janssen Gallery, Berlin, Germany
- Sägerauh, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, by Jan Hoet, Munich, Germany
- Pearls of the North with gallery Palais Iéna, Paris, France
- All hell broke loose, Tournai, Belgium
- Depot, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
- Sediment, Ename Sculpture, Ename, Belgium
- Prix de Jeune Peinture (Young Belgian Painters Award) 2011, Palais des Beaux Arts (BOZAR), Brussels, Belgium
- Art in the city, (Award) Brussels, Belgium
- Art's Birthday, performance, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium

2010
- Coup de Ville, Sint Niklaas, Belgium
- Provincial Price City of Antwerp, Koningin Fabiolazaal, Antwerp, Belgium
- BAT, Beeldenroute Antitankkanaal, by Flor Bex , Antwerp, Belgium
- Sequence N° 5: Spacificity, curated by Jérome Cotinet, Fort du Bruissin, Lyon, France
- Music für Barbaren und Klassiker, Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium

2009
- Into the light, Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium
- La Conquette de l’espace, HISK Laureates 2009, Belgium
- Reinir van Ewijk projects, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- 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, Belgium
- The choice of, by Koen Van den Broek, Indian Caps, Antwerp, Belgium

2008
- Rent a box-to rent: the dazzle light box, MAMA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2007
- After the fire at last, HessenHuis, Antwerp, Belgium
- Office framing, Project 3000, Leuven, Belgium
- Virus, curated by Sara Weyns, HessenHuis, Antwerp, Belgium

Collections

Ghisla Art Collection, Locarno, Switzerland
Fondation Vehbi Koç, Istanbul, Turkey
Dena Foundation For Contemporary Art, Paris, France/New-York, USA
Centraal museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Raja Art Collection, Roissy-en-France, France



Commissions/Special projects

PERFORMANCES

2019
- Monday Night Mess in Cairo, 13th edition of the International Biennial of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
- Music Performance Smoke On Tour (Audi 80) V&VI, Festival 100%, La Villette, Paris, France

2018
- Music Performance Smoke On Tour (Audi 80 IV), Brussels, Belgium
- Music Performance Smoke On Tour (Audi 80 III), 00Rtreders Festival, Neerpelt, Belgium
- Music Performance Smoke On Tour (Audi 80 II), Surround Festival, CC De Werft, Geel, Belgium
- Music Performance Smoke On Tour (Audi 80 I), Stuk Start Feest, Leuven, Belgium
- New composition and Music Performance, in collaboration with the National Orchestra of Belgium (NOB/ NB), Bozar - Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium
- The Panopticon Medley, A performance Affair, Brussels, Belgium

2017
- A Sunday Mess (night), Gouvernement, Ghent, Belgium
- A Sunday Mess (morning), Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
- «De Grot» Closer Festival, Montevideo, Antwerp, Belgium
- Grand Hotel Majestic, Florence, Italy
- The 10 commandments for the guitar player in Vienna, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria 5th Edition of BANG Festival, KultuurKaffee, Brussels, Belgium

2016
- The 10 Commandments of Captain Beefheart for the guitarist interpreted by Joris Van de Moortel, MAC’s, Musée des arts contemporains de la Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles, Site du Grand Hornu, Hornu, Belgium
- Liquid Fire in collaboration with Natelights, MAF Middelheim Art Festival, Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, Belgium
- Bird-song, Delicacy, Sentiment, Brutality and Accidents, Voorkamer, Lier, Antwerp, Belgium Punk from the gutter but we moved uptown, Kinky Star, Ghent, Belgium
- Birds, Robin Hood, Acoustics, “Noise”, Notating, Detail., Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Paris, France
- Dan Browne plays Dread Browne, En Flamme, Firma, Vilvoorde, Belgium

2015
- Spectra Ensemble and Filip Rathé play the music of Joris Van de Moortel SP, Be Part, Waregem, Belgium - AF Vandevorst meets Van de Moortel - Van de Moortel meets AF Vandevorst, Sofie Van de Velde Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
- Building Sight, KOP, Breda, The Netherland
- Art Brussels 2015, Brussels, Belgium
- Scenography of AF Vandervorst’s Fashion show and Performance « White light paint it white » Embassy of Belgium, Paris, France
- Wax on rotter - Head on the curve and then, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Office framing, Bang, Mind the guest edition, W-O-L-K-E, Brussels, Belgium

2014
- Music Palace, The power of music seen by visual artists, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
- Incubate Festival, Tilburg, The Netherlands
- Audi 80, performance with Paul Schwer at the Landesgartenschau, Zülpich, Germany (organised by the Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany)
- Don’t you know you’re gonna mess up the carpet, Des choses en moins des choses en plus.
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2013
- SAND performing and meditation at Second Room, Antwerp, Belgium Et cetera, performance night, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium

2012
- Bass your Tape Geräusch in Audi 80, AIR & logement, Antwerp, Belgium
- Ur-Geräusch Kammer-Ensemble, Sudio 105, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
- Raak at Kraak, Kraak Festival, Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium
- Live@Gunther, Gunther, Antwerp, Belgium
- Contribution to Kurt Ryslavy’s performance, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium
- Audi 80, performance, Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium

2010
- Paint it white on the white light white, Provincial Price Antwerp, Belgium
- Make it split, Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium


DISCOGRAPHY (SELECTION)

2018
- The Sound of White Smoke, 12” vinyle, édition de 100
- A Sunday Mess, de 7 Sacramenten, 12” vinyle, édition de 100

2017
- A Sunday Mess, de 7 Sacramenten, 12” vinyle, édition de 300

2016
- Remix Live performance Spectra Ensemble, Fieldrecordings of my own environment, 12’’ vinyle, enregistré par Patrick Calvelo, Belgique
- Dan Browne, The Bootleg Series Vol 1, digital et 12’’ vinyle, enregistré au Studio Jesus, Hoboken, Belgique

2015
- Fieldrecordings of my own environment audio, CD réalisé à l’occasion de l’exposition: Ça vous in téresse l’architecture? Botanical vibrations travel through the air tangled as wires, attempting to play with the rhythmic structure, édition de 500
- GIRARD KANARD VOL. II - Fieldrecordings of my own environment, édition de 200

2014
- Live at Tokyo, 12” Vinyle, édition de 200

2013
- Fruchtfleisch unser architektur in collaboration with Paul Schwer, 7» vinyle, édition de 100 2012 Erratum musicale for four people, 7» vinyle, édition de 300
- Erratum Musicale for 3 guitars and a metronome, 10» vinyle, édition de 1 + 4 AP 2011 The shortest song goes on and on, 4 x 7” vinyl in box, édition de 42

2010
- BATs, Pats Boem Ping, 12” Vinyle 45 rpm, édition de 300

2009
- The HISK studio recordings, 12” Vinyle 33 rpm, édition de 500

2008
- Girard Kanard and his magic Kazzoo, 12” vinyle 45 rpm, édition de 165



Catalogues

2019
- Cylinder #9, The Ur Gerausch kammer ensemble, Publication in collaboration with galerie Sint-Lukas, Bruxelles, Belgique and with MER Paper and Kunsthalle, Ghent, Belgium

2018
- Songs of the Incomplete II - A sunday Mess ou Les sept sacrements pour une performance, in collaboration with le Palais des Beaux-Arts - Bozar, Bruxelles, Belgique and Editions Stockmans, Duffel, Belgium
- This incomplete mythical world whose perfection lay outside it - Song Book, in collaboration with la Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Bruxelles, Belgium and Editions Stockmans, Duffel, Belgium

2017
- Cylinder 8#-9b in collaboration with MER Paper and Kunsthalle, Ghent, Belgium
- The 10 Commandments for the guitarplayer in Vienna, in collaboration with Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria

2016
- Artists at Home/Work by Thys de Meulemeester and Diane Hendrikx, Luster, Ghent, Belgium
- Cylinder #8 JVdM & BEPART with MER Paper Kunsthalle, Ghent, Belgium

2015
- Cylinder #7, Publication in collaboration with AF Vandevorst, in collaboration with Sofie Van de Velde Gallery and MER Paper Kunsthalle
- Archi-sculpture, exhibition catalogue published by Villa Datris, l’Isle sur la Sorgue, France
- Engagements, exhibition catalogue published by Musée des Beaux-Arts de Poitiers, Poitiers, France
- Vanitas extended, exhibition catalogue published by CC ieper - Het Perron Ypres, Belgium
- Pass, exhibition catalogue published by VZW PASS, Oudenaarde, Belgium
- Choices, exhibition catalogue published by CHOICES, Paris, France

2014
- Talloor, in collaboration with Unfold, Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
- Cylinder # 6, JVdM with MER Paper Kunsthalle, Ghent, Belgium

2013
- Fieldrecordings of my own environment, Monographic catalogue, Galerie Nathalie Obadia éditions, Bruxelles, Belgium
- Cylinder#5, in collaboration with Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris/Bruxelles
- Cylinder #4 in collaboration with Paul Schwer JVdM et MER & Galerie Karl Pfefferle
- Cylinder # 3, in collaboration with MER Paper Kunsthalle & Museum Cultuur Strombeek, Ghent, Belgium
- Cylinder #2, in collaboration with MER Paper Kunsthalle & Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2012
- Cylinder #1, JVdM in collaboration with MER Paper Kunsthalle & Transpalette, Bourges, France