Rehearsal 02: Moonbouncing

White Horse/ Twin Horse

For White Horse/Twin Horse, Revital Cohen and Tuur Van Balen utilize the theatrical infrastructure of De Brakke Grond to present, transform and research their work in a series of iterations. The second rehearsal of the exhibition is an interpretation by curator Samuel Saelemaekers. 

The second run of White Horse/ Twin Horse embraces the diverse contexts that produce and inspire the work of Cohen & Van Balen, whilst also rejecting them. A subjective take on the gathered oeuvre; a muted retrospective; false representations; a message filtered by misinterpretation; voices stolen; lights dimmed and fires lit; a brainstorm gone terribly wrong. 

Moonbouncing is a proposition by Samuel Saelemakers in conversation with Cohen & Van Balen 

About the curator 

Samuel Saelemakers is a Curator at Witte de With. He holds an MA in Art Philosophy and Aesthetics from the Université Paris IV-Sorbonne and an MA in Philosophy from the University of Antwerp. Saelemakers is visiting lecturer at the HISK, Ghent; St Lucas School of Arts, Antwerp; Jan van Eyck, Maastricht. He is also Chairman of the board of Rib, Rotterdam. Prior to joining Witte de With he was research assistant to curator Jean-Hubert Martin and project assistant at SAM Art Projects, Paris.

Rehearsals:

  • 9 - 20 Dec: Rehearsal 01 Index by Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen
  • 21 Dec - 6 Jan: Rehearsal 02 Moonbouncing by curator Samuel Saelemakers
  • 7 - 12 Jan: Rehearsal 03 Walkthrough by artist and writer Tyler Coburn 
  • 13 - 28 Jan: Rehearsal 04 Dormant remains by curator Christina Li 
  • [to be confirmed]: Rehearsal 05 by artistic director Anne Breure 
  • 26 Jan: During the Dress Rehearsal, the artists, the public and Z33 will reflect on the past rehearsals.
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In coproduction with Z33, huis voor actuele kunst (Hasselt, BE)