Les Mouchoirs de Poche
Gustave Demoen brings together 33 artists who are all handkerchief devotees.
He invites them to each interpret the handkerchief in their own personal way and presents the results in a scenography by architect Joris Kerremans.
Participating artists: Celine Aernoudt, Jonas Apers, Stan Auwers, Leonie Buysse, Stefan Clappaert, Olga D’haene, Lukas De Clerck, Krista De Mulder, Kasper De Vos, Laurence Decraene, Louise Degraeve, Hans Demeulenaere, Gustave Demoen, Nikolaas Demoen, Carina Diepens, Dieter Durinck, Gerard Herman, Judith Herman, Veva Leye, Oona Libens, Amber Meulenijzer, Patrick Meulenijzer, Ruben Pauwels, Dries Peeters, Elisa Raciti, Guy Rombouts, Ad van Campenhout, Jakob Van den Broucke, Pomme Van Laer, Dries Van Laethem, Charlotte Vandenbroucke, Klaas Vanhee, Lisa Vantorre.
Opening on Friday December 1, 2023 at 6 p.m.
Performances at 7 and 9 p.m. by Duo Naan.
Different readings over the course of the evening by Sneeze Ensemble.
Open every Friday, Saturday & Sunday, from 2-6 p.m., or by appointment.
On the occasion of the exhibition, Posture Editions brings out Posture Pockets N° 4: ‘Great Noses Are Blown Alike’ — Zakdoekenpocket — Les Mouchoirs de Poche’.
96 pages — €20 — ISBN 978 94 9126 260 9.
The exhibition and publication were made possible with the support of the city of Ghent, Culture Ghent, Posture Editions, and Duvel Moortgat.
After its presentation at Convent, the entire exhibition will be moved to the city’s Museum of Industry, where it will be on display from 17 January to 14 February 2024.
Design: Louise Degraeve and Judith Herman