Curated by Joachim Naudts
Participating artists Meryem Bayram, CMMC, Maëlle Dufour, Mekhitar Garabedian, Geert Goiris, Imge Özbilge
For ‘Periphery’, Kunsthal Extra City commissioned six artistic projects for its new location in the former Dominican Monastery. Artists Meryem Bayram, Maëlle Dufour, Mekhitar Garabedian, Geert Goiris, Imge Özbilge and artist duo CMMC will enter into dialogue with the symbolically charged architectural space and each install a semi-permanent work in the periphery of the church and chapel. They will hide themselves away in aisles, forgotten back rooms and hidden interstitial spaces where their work can blossom in complete seclusion.
The selected artists have diverse practices, from performance to photography, installation art to animation. In collaboration with them, Kunsthal Extra City will take its first step in questioning, activating and investigating its new location.
Click the links below to watch video interviews with the participating artists of 'Periphery', made by videographer Bas Blaasse for HART magazine.
CMMC (this work was on view until June 2022)
Location Kunsthal Extra City - Periphery, Provinciestraat 112, 2018 Antwerpen