Visitors’ programme on media art & digital culture

30 Oct - 02 Nov 2019
Visitors programme
Bezoekersprogramma voor curatoren rond mediakunst & digitale cultuur

Induction Series #4.1 - Beam (2014), een installatie door Aernoudt Jacobs, Overtoon.

In collaboration with Overtoon and Werktank, Flanders Arts Institute organises a visitors’ programme on media art and digital culture.

For this programme, a number of foreign curators with a specific interest in media art are invited to get acquainted with the Flemish arts sector, to meet artists and to visit organisations. The programme is organised during the showcase of Overtoon en Werktank at KIKK Festival in Namur.

Overtoon is an artist-run platform for research, production and distribution of sound art and sound-based installation art or experimental media art.

Werktank is a production platform for media art, focussing on installation art that investigates the relation between technology and perception.


  • Sabine Himmelsbach, director H3k (Basel)
  • Daniel Muzyczuk, curator Sztuki (Lodz)
  • Bettina Korintenberg, curator of ZKM (Karlsruhe)
  • Johannes Goebel, director EMPAC, New York
  • Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti, music and sound art curator EMPAC, New York


Wednesday 30 October

For those who are already in town

10:00 Meeting with Lissa Kinnaer in the lobby of 9 Hotel Central

10:30 Visit of the exhibition The Sky is on Fire by Emmanuel Van der Auwera
Location: Botanique, Rue Royale 236, 1210 Brussels

For those who are arriving around noon

12:30 Meeting with Lissa Kinnaer in the lobby of Atlas Hotel

13:00 Lunch with Overtoon and Werktank and their artists in residence
Location: Overtoon Studios, Rue Paul Devaux 3, 1000 Brussels

15:00 Showcase with Overtoon and Werktank current and former artists in residence:
Line Boogaerts, Gijs Coenen, Kurt d’Haeseleer, Christoph De Boeck, Aernoudt Jacobs, Dominik ‘t Jolle, Ief Spincemaille, Davide Tidoni, VOID
Location: Overtoon Studios, Rue Paul Devaux 3, 1000 Brussels

19:00 Dinner with Overtoon and Werktank team and artists

Thursday 31 October

09:30 Meeting in the lobby of the hotel

10:00 Visit of the exhibition by Floris Vanhoof
Location: ING Art Centre, Place Royale 6, 1000 Brussels

11:30 Visit of the exhibition by Wim Janssen and work presentation by Elias Heuninck
Location: 254Forest, Chaussée de Forest 254, 1060 Brussels

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Individual meetings with artists
Location: Overtoon Studios, Rue Paul Devaux 3, 1000 Brussels

16:30 Visit of iMAL Centre for Digital Cultures and Technology and meeting with director YvesBernard (new building under construction)
Location: Quai des Charbonnages 30, 1080 Brussels

19:00 Meeting with LAb[au] and the artists Manuel Abendroth, Jérôme Decock and Els Vermang
Location: LAb[au], 106 Rue Vanderstichelen, 1080 Brussels

20:00 Dinner with artists and professionals from the Belgian media art and digital culture scene
Location: LAb[au], 106 Rue Vanderstichelen, 1080 Brussels

Friday 1 November

09:30 Meeting in the lobby of the hotel

10:14 Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Namur

11:00 Visit of the Overtoon and Werktank showcase at KIKK Festival. Showcased artists: Mariska de Groot, Mats Dekock, Johannes Langkamp and Yann Leguay
Location: Etablissement Notre-Dame, Rue Du Lombard 41, Namur

14:00 Visit of KIKK Festival
More information about the full programme on

19:00 Train from Namur to Brussels-Central

Saturday 2 November

Time for additional individual visits and appointments

More information

Contact Lissa Kinnaer for further questions.