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State of Statelessness

ISELP, Brussels

with Sabrina Chou, Marijke De Roover, the Office for Joint Administrative Intelligence (Chris Dreier & Gary Farrely), Yuki Okumura, Meggy Rustamova, Eléonore Saintagnan, Gen Ueda, Jonathan Vinel, Justyna Wierzchowiecka & Beny Wagner
curated by Romuald Demidenko, Maxime Gourdon, Alicja Melzacka
public programme curated by Hilde Borgermans
visual identity by Linh Dong & Elise van Kerckhove

From critically reflecting on the status quo to proposing alternative solutions for living together (and with ourselves), the works in the exhibition position themselves against or outside of the regime of statelessness. In the exhibition space, fictional biographies mix with true stories so that it becomes difficult to decide which voice and evidence to follow; personal photographs turn out to be public, tears to be digital, and the tweeting artist—already dead. 



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photos: Maxime Gourdon (photo credits: 1. Justyna Wierzchowiecka, 3. Eléonore Saintagnan, 4. Beny Wagner, 5. Meggy Rustamova, 6. Gary Farrelly)