EXPO #2 : Curated by IA Interior Architects May 25th 2018

ANDREA CRONENBERGHS with Andrea Design


Andrea Croonenberghs is a belgian actress, singer and former announcer at the Flemish television channel Een (formerly VRT TV1). As an actress she became known to the general public through her role in the television series Windkracht 10 and her role as Britt Michiels in Flikken.

In the 70’s – thé Flower Power time – Andrea was 6yrs old when she received a box of colorful rods from her parents.
Her appetite to colors grew & this box really inspired her throughout her career as furniture designer.
At home there has always been a great importance attached to design, aesthetics, painting and music.
Her work as a designer showed a great interest at Glorie.Today.

ADALBERT GANS

Adalbert Gans is a cosmopolitan.
He wanders the globe as a charming, drinking, posh lifeseduction.
His abstract art is desirable and recognized in the grotesque human behavior.
His eagerness for discovery and restless escapism, gives Adalbert an unlimited spiritualism & love for life.
He shocks, touches and criticizes with his language of colors and forms.
While his work appears to be rigid, it remains sensual.
Colors, geometrical forms and light sensations are the tools he uses in his art work.
LENA DN with LD.IVIDUAL

‘Greetings from my Wonderland’
Lena was born in Ukraine. At the age of ten she moved with her mother to Belgium.  Since day one they were living in Antwerp where Lena went to Steiner school. After her graduation from high school she went to Antwerp Maritime Academy. By doing different internships in maritime sector during her studies Lena understood that this is not what she wanted from her life and decided to drop out of academy.

As a child Lena always dreamed to become a fashion designer, but as an adult she never took her child dream serious. But after dropping out of Maritime academy she decided to chase her childhood dream and started to study fashion at SASK in Sint-Niklaas. In 2017 Lena graduated from the art academy and received an innovation price for her final collection.

The 25th of May Lena will present her first Prêt-à-Porter collection during the exhibition in Glorie. Today!

TONY ADRIAENSENS

Tony Adriaensens received international fame as author and publisher of fine books on 1950’s & 60’s motorsport.
His work, reckoned by many enthusiasts as the best and most detailed on the market, is on top of ‘most-wanted’ listings. His limited edition books are mostly sold out shortly after publication.
For over 30yrs now he’s been collecting originals (negatives and transparencies) on motorsport having established an archive of over more then …

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Great Location

Pakhuis ‘t Glorie is an old warehouse constructed in 1875 by salesman Mr. Ceulemans and sold in 1925 by Mr. Glorie. It consists of 4 floors above ground level and a basement. It was mainly kept in its original state and is the only remaining and well-preserved warehouse in the area.

The warehouse is situated in Antwerp, centrally located in Flanders / Belgium and close to the Netherlands. Antwerp is the center of design and fashion, quality food and restaurants, art, music,….
Antwerp has invested a lot in the development of it’s public places, public buildings and in creating new living area’s mainly in the north of Antwerp. Examples: ‘t Eilandje, Park Spoor Noord, het Mas, the new Port house designed by Zaha Hadid and a lot of high quality apartments, houses & offices around ‘t Eilandje. Warehouse ‘t Gorie is situated in this evolving part of Antwerp.

It has been thoroughly renovated by sculp[IT]architects whose main intention was to keep the look and feeling of the old warehouse, but made it ready for the 21st century.

Nearest parking : Sint-Jansplein

Brussels Airport35 min. by car
Gent40 min. by car
Breda40 min. by car
Eindhoven60 min. by car
Central Station Antwerp12 min. by foot

 

EXPO #1: March 9th 2019 : curated by Laura Noben

EXPO #1 : Laura Noben presents
Laura Noben presents 6 artists. It’s her first exhibition as curator and shows the art work of het sister, Esther Noben, Art Director at Toykyo.
As Laura Noben is working as an international Makeup Artist herself she wants to support other artists in different disciplines by organizing these exhibitions & events.
For each exhibition, Pieter Peerlings, her partner & owner of SculpIT architects, decided to always sell one of her portraits.
Her portraits has been sold for €1550-€3500.

BALLPOINT DRAWER : LAURENT LANKMANS

Plastic artist
Brussels – Belgium, 1971
Lives and works in Brussels
Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts de la ville de Bruxelles (Drawing) 1994-1998

DAVID VAN HEEK

Painter, drawer and designer.

In Herentals they call him the ‘Modegoeroe’ & ‘dieje snob van Antwerpe’, Dutch for the ’Fashion Guru & snob of Antwerp’. All kinds of people celebrate his artproduction and non-conformistic work ethic.
His hoodies are one of a kind, literally! His exclusive designs will let you think that you’re wearing a Dries Van Noten.

His paintings sometimes are monumentally grotesk and perverted, or childlike with a universal tenure, but in general he always astounds with demure and intelligent realisations

He’s always busy expanding his conscienceness with new or old insights following the example of the mythical painter Apelles. As an eternal student and admirer of the accomplishments of the ancient cultures he studies artists from all times and places of the world to harbor the finesses and meanings of their style. History, and great themes like birth, death, and the origin of man come together in his many masterpieces. A new explanation of the god-issue that will shake the secular world on its foundations and a complete assimilation with the new age of wich man stands only at the dawn, are but two of the many means van Heek uses to reach his final goal of artistic worlddomination through worldwide spiritual liberation.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER: ESTHER JL NOBEN

 

 
‘Fields of Data’ is a repetition of energy, a chain of feels, transforming lines that travel by.

Esther JL Noben is art director at TOYKYO, a graphic design studio based in Ghent, BE. Graduated in Architecture, her graphic game is inspired by the geometry of the concrete jungle and exists most of the time by playing with repetition, alignment & distortion. With the computer as a tool she likes to use digital errors as an aesthetic tension in her mostly black and white visuals.

FURNITURE DESIGNER : ANNA MOUKANDA


Painter, drawer and designer, based in Antwerp.

” A white friend told me one day, you just paint black people ”
” A black friend told me another day, you just paint white people “
I painted skulls, happier and more open minded than the human beings we are… Anne MM

‘The first time I saw a lacquer piece, I had a crush on this medium. Its mystery, its elegance and its preciousness fascinated me.’ Anne Moukanda explains.
Practice the technique of lacquer is almost a way of life, it requires us to be patient, follow the steps and work with delicacy.

Anne’s work is definitely turned towards to modernity though she draw much of her inspiration from the past.
In a part of her artistic achievements, she often represents the human by what is most basic and common to all, the skeleton.

Through this choice, she wanted to erase differences related to the flesh and remind that we are all the same.

PAINTER : STEVEN DE WILDE


Painter of Renée’s Journey & former Fashion Designer, based in Antwerp

Steven’s love for drawing and painting began at an early age.
After a 20 YR career in fashion Steven was looking for a way in which his inspiration, imagination and creativity could be expressed. But with one requirement: the project had to be linked to a charity/sponsorship.

So is the idea to create a woman with a story, a kind of patron with a mission. Someone with a great personality, elegant but especially sophisticated.
Interesting details in Steven’s paintings: Renée’s hair color and the defined painting of her environment, the fantastic world she travels in.

”Renée’s journey” at the end of 2015 was launched in Belgium and was sold out in no time.
Steven dedicates 20% of the total revenue to a talented young Designer.