Wednesday, May 13
L'Histoire Belge, 2007. A series of 10 offset prints on paper.
"Sven Augustijnen (°1970) lives and works in Brussels. His films, publications and installations on political, historical and social themes constantly challenge the genre of the documentary, reflecting a wider interest in historiography and a predilection for the nature of storytelling: 'Historiography is by no means a natural phenomenon. The way we use stories, images and fiction to construct reality and history fascinates me.' He had solo-shows at the Kunsthalle Bern; Wiels, Centre for Contemporary Art, Brussels; de Appel, arts centre, Amsterdam; Malmö Konsthall; Vox, Centre pour l'Image contemporaine, Montréal; CCS Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson. Recent group-shows include The Unfinshed Conversation, The Power Plant, Toronto and Ce qui ne sert pas s'oublie, CAPC, Bordeaux. Sven Augustijnen is represented by Jan Mot, Brussels/Mexico City and is a founding member of Auguste Orts, Brussels."
e-flux - Sven Augustijnen: Summer Thoughts
The Incomplete Truth Spectres by Sven Augustijnen