Thu 12.12 - Sat 14.12
With Pleasure

Stef Van Looveren

'Radical Hope'
Thu 12.12
-
Sat 14.12

Een surrealistische videotrip

Antwerp artist Stef Van Looveren's work is a mix of video installation, photography and collage. In the installation / short film 'Radical Hope' he depicts various stages in society, or life in general. He characterises each stage with a particular emotion: Sadness, Anger, Desire, Happiness, Spite and Terror. 25 characters pass through the six stages before finally becoming one. Van Looveren himself can be spotted as a participant in the film – playing a bride – and actively as a discreet observer.

In his work Van Looveren attempts to reflect and dissect the performativity of our human behaviour, placing a particular focus on gender. He mimics our social behaviour and visual culture, to uncanny effect.

Part of
WITH PLEASURE

PRAKTISCH

do 12 t.e.m. za 14.12 - doorlopend Open Atelier
podium / film / installatie
gratis

Credits

film: Stef Van Looveren - text: Benny Van den Meulengracht-Vranckx - together with: Gouvernement

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