American artist Sam Durant (living in Los Angeles) mixes a variety of media and works on diverse projects. He takes pictures and makes sculptures, drawings and installations, mostly with a conceptual basis.
The oeuvre of Spanish painter Juan Usle (°1954, Santander) is extremely varied. In his abstract paintings he combines a well-considered process with intuitive painting.
Dutch artist Marijke van Warmerdam started making film installations with the help of simple and hypnotising, repetitive loops. Observations of minor human activities offer a fresh outlook on recognisable images.
In the series of exhibitions Kunst Nu (Art Now) S.M.A.K. is presenting an installation by Wim Catrysse (º1973, living and working in Antwerp).
The MSK (Museum for Fine Arts Gent) is closed until 2006 due to renovation.
The Dream Extensions exhibition focuses on video installations that admit the viewer into dream worlds and personal fantasies. The visitor is immersed in worlds created by nine minds, from ideal images to nightmares.