The young Belgian artist Wouter Feyaerts (1980, Brasschaat) almost completely fills the Kunst Nu space at S.M.A.K. with his 452 ‘placards’.
S.M.A.K. brings with RAAK an educational, travelling exhibition by RASA. Arts education is never free material for RASA.
S.M.A.K. presents the first museum solo exhibition of the Syrian born and Belgian based Mekhitar Garabedian (1977, Aleppo).
Each year S.M.A.K. organises Coming People, a group exhibition based on the graduation projects of students from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK) and the Visual Arts Campus of St Luke’s College of Science and Art, both in Ghent.
In his exhibition, called Brei, the German artist Manfred Pernice (1963, Hildesheim) is showing an ensemble of recent work centred on his monumental installation ‘Tutti’.
S.M.A.K. is presenting the first Belgian retrospective by the filmmaker and artist Johan Grimonprez (1962, Roeselare).
In the current presentation of works from the collection, S.M.A.K. has assembled a selection of paintings; not only on the traditional canvas, but also on more unusual supports.
Le décor et son double, a work by the well-known French artist Daniel Buren, has a specific link with the history of the S.M.A.K. as a museum.
A selection of recent acquisitions, 2005-2011.
Music Stands Still is a major exhibition at S.M.A.K., showing work by the Argentine artist Jorge Macchi (Buenos Aires, 1963).