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Work Now Presentation by Karen Verschooren. An exhibition on the concept and meaning of ‘work’ in today’s society. Z33 Art Center, Brussels.

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Work Now

  1. 1. Work Now An exhibition on the concept and meaning of ‘work’ in today’s society June 28, 2009 – September 27, 2009
  2. 2. Z33 - centre for contemporary art and design Since 2002, its goal is to reflect on societal and scientific evolutions and phenomena through the creation of elaborate research based exhibition projects Z33 (Zuivelmarkt 33) is situated in the previous beguinage of Haselt, unifying historical architecture and contemporary art Z33 is an initiative of the Province of Limburg
  3. 3. Z33 Is not a museum; there is no collection Focuses on contemporary visual art and design and the boundaries in-between Displays critical projects (especially socially and scientifically) and exhibits the works of artists / designers who are critical towards their own discipline Is interested in initiating, developing, producing and integrating multidisciplinary projects (exhibitions, workshops, lectures, productions, etc.) Believes that ‘experience’ is a first introduction into the content Stimulates and supports research
  4. 4. Z33 Was founded in 2002. Every year it displays 3 main exhibitions and 3 gallery projects. 21 staff members Supported by the Province of Limburg, Flemish community, EU and other foundations and sponsors The main exhibition area, Wing ‘58, is about 1000m2
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>Wing’58 projects: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>01.07.07 – 07.10.07 Studio Job </li></ul><ul><li>04.03.07 – 03.06.07 Designing Critical Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>16.03.08 – 25.05.08 Place@Space - (re)shaping everyday life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>29.06.08 – 28.09.08 1% Water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>26.10.08 – 04.01.09 Ives Maes - The Great Exhibition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>08.02.09 – 10.05.09 Super Stories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>28.06.09 – 27.09.09 Work Now </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>08.11.09 – 07.02.10 Frederic Geurts - (un)balanced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>27.06.10 – 03.10.10 Design by Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>27.06.10 – 03.10.10 Philip Metten - Innercoma </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21.11.10 – 27.02.11 Under your skin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gallery projects: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>26.10.08 – 08.02.09 Ronny Delrue - Touching the Earth & the Sky </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>25.05.08 – 17.08.08 Michael Cross - Bridge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>02.09.08 – 14.12.08 Toegepast 13 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10.05.09 – 30.08.09 Gabriel Lester - ProMotion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>26.09.09 – 13.12.09 Open Structures – Thomas Lommée </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>27.09.09 – 13.12.09 Toegepast 14 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>07.02.10 – 02.05.10 Nepotists, opportunists, friends, freaks and strangers intersecting in the grey zone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30.05.10 – 27.08.10 Arcangelo Sassolino </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>02.10.10 – 12.12.10 Toegepast 15 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Z-out: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30.05.09 – 04.10.09 Florentijn Hofman - De Badeend </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Work Now An exhibition on the organisation and meaning of work Participating artists: Dan Perjovschi, Nancy Davenport, Theo Deutinger, Aaron Koblin, Molleindustria, Hella Jongerius, Mart i Guix e , reinigungsgesellschaft & Mikl os E rhardt, Atelier Van Lieshout, Santiago Sierra, Rossella Biscotti, Artur Zmijewski, Richard Baker & Alain de Botton, Mika Rottenberg, Anatoly Osmolovsky, Julien Pre vi eux, Helmut Stallaerts, Oliver Ressler, Barry McGee, Helmut & Johanna Kandl and Christiane Hoegner.
  7. 7. Our assumptions that our choice of profession determines our identity are so strong that when we meet people we are not primarily interested in where they come from or who their parents are, but mainly in what they do, originating from the thought that the road to a meaningful existence inevitably flows through the gates of paid labour. – Alain de Botton HELMUT AND JOHANNA KANDL Your way to the top
  8. 8. PART I Organisation of work Flexibility and freelance culture Mobility, relocation of labour and business-related travel
  9. 9. REINIGUNGSGESELLSCHAFT and MIKLOS ERHARDT Exploring Flexibility
  10. 10. HELLA JONGERIUS Powerpatch
  11. 11. AARON KOBLIN The Sheep Market
  12. 12. AARON KOBLIN The Sheep Market
  13. 13. THEO DEUTINGER World at Work
  14. 14. MARTI GUIXE HiBYE
  15. 15. NANCY DAVENPORT China / Norway animation
  16. 16. NANCY DAVENPORT Blast off animation
  17. 17. PART II The place and meaning of work motivation, identity, work-life balance
  18. 18. ATELIER VAN LIESHOUT Slavecity - selection
  19. 19. SANTIAGO SIERRA The Anarchists
  20. 20. ROSSELLA BISCOTTI L’Italia e’una republica democratica fondata sul lavoro
  21. 21. ANATOLY OSMOLOVSKY Bread
  22. 22. ANATOLY OSMOLOVSKY Bread
  23. 23. MIKA ROTTENBERG Dough
  24. 24. MIKA ROTTENBERG Dough
  25. 25. ARTUR ZMIJEWSKI Dieter
  26. 26. RICHARD BAKER & ALAIN DE BOTTON Accountancy (from the book ‘The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work’)
  27. 27. RICHARD BAKER & ALAIN DE BOTTON Accountancy (from the book ‘ The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work’)
  28. 28. JULIEN PREVIEUX Lettres de non-motivation
  29. 29. HELMUT STALLAERTS Prophecy
  30. 30. HELMUT STALLAERTS Pan-optic
  31. 31. HELMUT STALLAERTS Pan-optic
  32. 32. HELMUT STALLAERTS Models
  33. 33. DAN PERJOVSCHI On site commission
  34. 34. OLIVER RESSLER Alternative Economies, Alternative Societies
  35. 35. HELMUT AND JOHANNA KANDL Your way to the top
  36. 36. Sharing resources, research and context The house of cards
  37. 37. Work Now An exhibition project <ul><li>Open-door construction </li></ul><ul><li>Work now - work in progress - gradual building of the exhibition </li></ul><ul><li>Matchbox project </li></ul><ul><li>Film program </li></ul><ul><li>Work Now. But take a break - music festival </li></ul><ul><li>Work Now. The experts </li></ul><ul><li>ZAP33 - Work Now for kids and youngsters </li></ul>
  38. 38. Construction ‘Dough’ - Mika Rottenberg
  39. 39. Installation Lettres de non-motivation - Julien Previeux
  40. 40. Plints drying
  41. 41. Explaining construction works to a visitor
  42. 42. MATCHBOX project
  43. 43. MATCHBOX project - Samira El Khadraouii
  44. 44. MATCHBOX project - Fia Cielen
  45. 45. Bokes op ‘t gras - Werk Nu. Even Niet
  46. 46. Bokes op ‘t gras - Werk Nu. Even Niet
  47. 47. Bokes op ‘t gras - Werk Nu. Even Niet
  48. 48. Bokes op ‘t gras - Werk Nu. Even Niet

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