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In July & August, five information panels on my research are on view in the Park Brialmont in Antwerp, Berchem. … Read More

The Unreal: first notes on Non-Fungible Tokens

This is a repost of a short article on theappealoftheunreal.com, describing my first steps into the crypto-art world.… Read More

5 Minute presentation The Postresearch Condition

The 2021 EARN/NWO Smart Culture Conference took place January 26 – 30, 2021. It was organized in collaboration with HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, NWO (Dutch Research Council), and BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht. For the Value round table workshop (co-organized by Luca School of Arts Brussels) I was asked to prepare a 5 minute presentation on the theme of Recognition. The workshop was moderated by Rolf Hughes and Rachel Armstrong (Faculty of Architecture, KU Leuven). I wrote … Read More

The Compositor Composing

Publication. The Compositor. Edition of 12 + 2 HC, signed and numbered. 12″ 180 grams black vinyl record, recto: 33rpm/45rpm audio, verso: engraving. Sewn felt sleeve, 60×60 folded poster, 30×30 inlay.… Read More

The Plot.

The Plot. An introduction, including a first intervention. Featuring Ips typographus, commemorative plaques, tunnel-reading, and a kapvlakte.… Read More

Essay /// Handtassen van jeansbroeken.

Cultureel ondernemerschap of artistieke dienstverlening? Deze analyse van de perceptie van de kunsten door de Nederlandse en Vlaamse overheden werd gepubliceerd op de website van Etcetera, tijdschrift voor podiumkunsten.… Read More

Mistakes: the artist talk

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 anno covidi, I was supposed to give a talk over lunch at the end of my two months involvement in Residency Unlimited. This, of course, took place in another universe. … Read More

On Longing: a dioramic residency

In March and April I’m connected to Residency Unlimited in Brooklyn New York, focusing on the diorama’s at the AMNH.… Read More

A conversation

In HART Magazine’s 200th issue: a conversation between Alexandra Crouwers and HART editor Pieter Vermeulen.… Read More

The Three Motions of Loom

The exhibition ‘The Three Motions of Loom’ opened Sunday, December 15 at the Antwerp Art Pavilion (next to the MAS Museum) in Antwerp. It’s running until February 16 2020. Jeroen Olyslaegers read from his novel-in-progress ‘Wildevrouw’, which was the starting point for the project. Publisher Demian presented a limited edition. Zaaltekst (in Dutch) ??? ????? ??????? ?? ??????????????? ?????????, ??? ??? ??? ???? ??, ????? Een donderpreek. Zo herinner ik mij Jeroen Olyslaegers’ voordracht van de eerste fragmenten uit zijn … Read More

Reading the Curtain and The Three Motions of Loom

Traces 2: a mini-publication, first print 10 copies and Reading the Curtain. Dhfm-meeting at museum Vleeshuis, November 19 2019.… Read More

theappealoftheunreal.com research blog

Announcing my research blog at www.theappealoftheunreal.com. Posts may appear both there and here, at the dhfm blog.… Read More

Random Forests

On the application of machine learning and AI to enhance or restore natural environments: a project by artist/researcher Theun Karelse / FoAM.… Read More

The Photoautotrophs

A short story by Alexandra Crouwers, written in 2012. … Read More

Through that which is seen: Dioramas and the Appeal of the Unreal

Through that which is seen: Dioramas and the Appeal of the Unreal. Abstract research phd in arts in animation Leuven University / LUCA School of Arts Brussels by Alexandra Crouwers. Promotor: Wendy Morris.… Read More