24/09/2017. La Loge, Brussels.

With Andros Zins-Browne, Hilde Heynen, Slow Reading Club, Hannah Quinlan, Ingel Vaikla, Tobias Zielony, Elise van Mourik, Cookies.

What type of architecture makes one feel safe, at ease, loved, and cared for? In which way is space imbricated in human well-being? In common architectural discourse, relatively little

attention is paid to the embodied, affective, and relational aspects of site and space. La Loge addresses this gap by inviting artists, designers, and architects to critically explore architecture in relation to social and affective intensities.

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How do buildings care? Session three: Intimacy

2017. La Loge, Brussels


Rabbit is the new beef

2017. Groupshow ate KASK, Ghent


Authenticity is dead. Long live authenticity!

2016. Groupshow Impakt New Media Fesitval, Utrecht NL.


La vie intense

2016. Groupshow at Rue d'Artois 52, Brussels


Model Lovers Echo

2016. Soloshow, at HEKLA, Brussels


Unfair 2016

2016. Artfair UNFAIR, Westergasfabriek Amsterdam


To whom it may concern, Pense Bete II

2016. At P/////AKT,Amsterdam


The Bungalow Book presentation - Presentation

2016. At Onomatopee, Eindhoven


Building sight / Building Site

2015 Public performance programme, Stichting KOP, Breda



07/07/12 - 09/09/12

Groupshow, Galerie 1m3, Lausanne




Selected exhibitions

Selected works






a project by Curatorial Studies at KASK.

With Liesbeth Doms (BE), Luca Frei (CH), Oscar Hugal (BE), Karen Amanda Moser (CH), Benny Van den Meulengracht-Vrancx (BE), Bent Vande Sompele (BE), Elise van Mourik (CH/NL).

Rabbit Is The New Beef investigates liminal space; a notion describing the unpronounced distance that demarcates the undefined transition from one thing to the other. Accordingly, liminal space is an interesting concept to explore social, artistic and political dynamics we normally can’t grasp. Through a series of semi-scripted events and exhibition, the project wishes to generate an encounter, through which our gaze is redirected from overt points of reference to that which is hidden in plain sight.

The participating artists flirt with thresholds in our prescribed and overly administered world in order to engage with our expectations. As well as introducing new ways of seeing. Through the quasi-fictions they engage with, fixed outcomes are thrown into doubt and a new compliant situation might occur. Through these artistic attitudes, the mechanisms of our attention economy, both destructive and constructive, become a focal point. Exploring the “in-betweenness” of “what was” and “the next”, improvisation is given a chance.

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Authenticity is dead. Long live authenticity!

26/010/16 - 30/10/16. Groupshow during IMPAKT New Media Fesitval, Utrecht (NL).

Curated by Bas Hendrickx and Barbara Cueto.

With Korakrit Arunanondchai, Amalia Ulman, DIS, Harm van den Dorpel, General Idea, Oliver Laric, Jonas Lund & Sebastian Schmieg, Elise van Mourik, Beny Wagner.

The aphorism “Authenticity is dead, long live authenticity!” proves vital in the prolific debate on authenticity in the post- digital age. Authenticity is in the eye of the beholder. There is a general understanding of its meaning,

oftentimes based on notions of introspection and soul-searching; some, however, deem the debate altogether irrelevant. However, for a younger generation of artists, new technologies contribute to a new understanding of the scope of authenticity. Digital tools, such as the blockchain, prove valuable when it comes to tracing provenance, or the attribution of authorship. Increasingly, artists advance the circulation of their work from burden to strategy.

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La vie intense

30/09/16. Groupshow at Rue d'Artois 52.

Curated by Emeline Depas and Claudia Radulescu. With works of Nils Alix-Tabeling, Alec De Busschère, Aline Bouvy, Emeline Depas, Julien Goniche, Jonas Locht, Claudia Radulescu, Guðný Rósa Ingimarsdóttir, Merzedes Šturm-Lie, Cleo Totti, Elise Van Mourik, Laure Vigna.


'A script for looking', 2016, performed by David Zagari, Peter Sattler, Shi Hui Hung and Elise van Mourik


Model Lovers Echo

08/09/16 - 11/09/16. Soloshow, at HEKLA, Brussels (BE), at the occassion of Brussels Gallery Weekend.

UNFAIR Amsterdam 2016

30/03/16 - 04/04/16. Artfair UNFAIR, Westergasfabriek Amsterdam (NL).

With Abel Minnée, Adam Nillissen & Eilit Marom, Alexander Höglund, Anne Forest, Anne Geene, Bob Waardenburg, Bonno van Doorn, Boris de Beijer & Benedikt Fischer, Charlotte Koenen, Daan Gielis , Elise van Mourik, Goof Kloosterman, Ingmar König, Jan Hoek, Janine van Oene, Joost Krijnen, Juan De Porras-Isla Fernandez La Casta & Wouter Paijmans,

Juliacks, Kim David Bots, Kyle Tryhorn,


Maurice van Es, Mickey Yang, Mirthe Klück, Paul de Jong, Paul Geelen, Peter van der Es, Ruta Butkute, Sanne Vaassen, Seán Hannan, Sjoerd Knibbeler, Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson, Suat Öğüt, Thijs Zweers,Thomas Swinkels, Timmy van Zoelen, Tjalling Quinten Mulder, Yoeri Guépin



19/03/16 - 20/03/16. P/////AKT,

Amsterdam (NL).

Intervention in the show ‘To Whom It May Concern’ of Raphael Langmair the programme  ‘Le Pense-Bête’ focusing on the conceptual legacy of Marcel Broodthaers’ 1964 work Le Pense-Bête, and its relevance in current discourse. P/////AKT outlined six aspects of Le Pense-Bête, each of which comprises a solo exhibition, a public event, and an essay by a writer.


The Bungalow Book Presentation - Presentation

27/02/16 - 27/03/16. At Onomatopee, Eindhoven (NL).

'Scenario for a missing event', 2016, at the occassion of the presentation of the book The Bungalow, 2014. With Elise van Mourik (set) and Anouk Kruithof (book)



22/05/15 - /2015. Public performance programme, Stichting KOP, Breda (NL).

With Wouter Osterholt, Gitte Hendrikx, Maarten Bel, Mischa Doorenweerd, Elise van Mourik.

Building Sight / Building Site is a performance program conceived in response to the current rise modern architectures that render critical urban conditions in the city of Breda (NL).

Stichting KOP invited artists to respond to this context in the form of a performance, taking place on wastelands and critical area's across the city.


07/07/12 - 09/09/12

Groupshow, Galerie 1m3, Lausanne (CH)

With John Armleder, Mathis Altmann, Stephane Barbier Bouvet, Valentin Carron, Delphine Coindet, Mathis Collins, Vidya Gastaldon, Elsi Giauque, Tobias Madison, Mai-Thu Peret, Emil Michael Klein, Niki de Saint Phalle, Elise van Mourik, Schade Mourgue d’Algue, Jerszy Seymour and Benjamin Valenza

Elise van Mourik, Schade Mourgue d’Algue, Jerszy Seymour and Benjamin Valenza.