A large number of artists whose work is presented in Up in the Air, will be present during the opening days of the exhibition and festival.
In pre-modern and modern art, the wind and the breath have been figuratively represented and designated strong emotions.
Clouds are often seen as metaphor of the possible: something we look from afar by scrutinizing the horizon, and on which we project our imagination being among them. But what if the clouds were among us?
An evening with lectures and performances on the theme of Artefact: Up in the Air.
Below is a short introduction of every activity, click on the title for extra info.
Wind energy is permanently available. However, not every location is suitable for wind turbines. Supporters and opponents have each their own arguments. In this wind parliament we bring experts from various angles together to debate about the future of wind power in our region.
In the context of MusicMakers Hacklab (more info below) we invite professor Tine Baelmans for a lecture about the connection between aerodynamics and sound.