An overview of upcoming and past events, presentations, or meetings, related to the dhfm research group.


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Due to the pandemic, most dhfm events have been postponed or canceled in the period of March 2020 – March 2022.

2022, november 8 & 9, Rooted Encounters. A 2-day dhfm symposium at LUCA School of Art, Brussels and Middelheimmuseum, Antwerp.

2020, november 14, Netwerk, Aalst. Opening event, No one would have believed, an exhibition focusing on the work by two contemporary artists, Wendy Morris and Runo Lagomarsino, that rethinks the legacy of colonialism and science fiction, departing from the work of Brazilian born artist Henrique Alvim Corrêa (1876-1910), best known for his astonishing illustrations for The War of The Worlds by H.G. Wells.

The exhibition is curated by Fernanda Pitta and Laurens Dhaenens. On view from 14.11.2020 to 13.02.2021.

2020, may 20, 10-13, Terrarium Talk, Renée Turner, “Weaving, Knots, and Other Entanglements”. Following on from the talk by Renée, Alexandra Crouwers will report on her two month research stay at Residency Unlimited, New York, and Wendy Morris will report on the Hortus+Herbarium phase of her research project Nothing of Importance Occurred: Recuperating a Herbal for a 17th century Midwife at the Cape.

2019, december 12, 17:20 – 18:30, Keynote: Hilde Van Gelder, “As a Dog Finds a Spoon.” Investigating Ground Sea between W.G. Sebald and the maquis of Calais, as part of Memory, Word and Image: W.G. Sebald’s artistic legacies: AHM Conference 12-14 December 2019, D0.09 – Oudemanhuispoort, Amsterdam.

2019, november 29, 17:00 – 18:00, Building I, Room 0.03, VUB Campus, Etterbeek. Artistic Keynote: Lisa Samuels (University of Auckland), ‘Transplace Poetics: Readings and  Conversation with Hannah Van Hove (VUB) as part of CLIC Day 2019: Robinson Crusoe revisited: Literary and Intermedial Legacies of the ‘first novel in English

2019, november 29 – 2020, januari 27, Joerie Verbesselt works at STUPIN Artist Studio Residency Taipei / Treasure Hill Artist Village. Supported by FWO.

2019, november 19, Museum Vleeshuis, Antwerp, 11:00 – 16:45. Dhfm meeting, including an introduction by Vleeshuis director Clement Caremans. Presentation traces #2: The Three Motions of Loom by Alexandra Crouwers.

2019, november 18, VUB, Brussels, 16:00 – 17:00. Hannah van Hove hosts Poetry in Performance: Jennifer K Dick and Lisa Samuels, performing new work and discussing literary experiment & performance alternatives.

2019, october 12, Netwerk, Aalst. Botanical bodies, On the political and ritual meaning of plants. An afternoon with international guests around the work of Wendy Morris. 12:30 – 21:00.

2019, september 28, Opening Alias. An exhibition in the City of Aalst. 28.9.2019 — 1.12.2019 With Bianca Baldi, Omar A. Chowdhury, Lucile Desamory, Ieva Epnere, Ghislaine Leung, Virginia Lupu, Wendy Morris, Daniela Ortiz, Ria Pacquée, Tai Shani. Curators: Pieternel Vermoortel, Piet Mertens. A Travelogue of the Wandering Womb, Her Fantastic Encounters and Curious Utterings. Notes for a Work. See also the dhfm publication.

2019, september 24, Netwerk, Aalst. Meeting. Wendy Morris, Joeri Verbesselt, Mariske Broeckmeyer, Alexandra Crouwers, Hannah Van Hove, Hoda Siahtiri, Laurens Dhaenens

2019, augustus 29, Netwerk, Aalst, 11:00h – 17:30h. First Deep Histories Fragile Memories Meeting. Wendy Morris, Joeri Verbesselt, Mariske Broeckmeyer, Alexandra Crouwers.