RUBEN BELLINKX

°1975, Wilrijk, Belgium

Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium.

Education

2005 - 2007: Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Antwerp (B)

1995 - 1999: Gerrit Rietveld Academy, master in fine Arts, option Free Direction, Amsterdam (NL)

1993 - 1995: St. Lucas Institute, candidate in Fine Arts, option Free Graphics, Ghent (B)

 

Solo/duo exhibitions

2015: ‘Musical Chair’ Project space Nun, Berlin (D)

2014 - 2015: ‘Huisverraad. Photographic works, films & drawings’ Geukens & De Vil,  Knokke (B)

2013 - 2014: ‘Stasis’, Be - Part, Waregem (B)

2012: ‘Uniquely human' Geukens & De Vil, Knokke (B)

2011: ‘Domesticated Conditions’ Nest, Den Hague (NL)

2011: ‘The Trophy’ Maskara, Mumbai (IN)

2010: ‘The Trophy’ Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp (B)

2010: ‘Play/Display’ gallery Commune de l’E.R.S.E.P, Tourcoing (FR)

2007: ‘Poging tot gewenning aan het huiselijke’ (An attempt at familiarisation with the domestic) Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp (B)

2005: ‘Ruben Bellinkx  -Alien Oosting’, Hedah, Maastricht (NL)

2003: ‘Arno Nollen  – Ruben Bellinkx’, Aorta, Chisinau (MD)

 

Group exhibitions

2018: 'Kunst in Puurs', several locations, Puurs (B)

2017: ‘Ecco Homo’ several locations, Antwerp (B) (cat.)

2017: ‘I travelled the world and the seven seas’ HELD, Koninklijk Atheneum Antwerpen (B)

2017: ‘Etcetera V’ SMAK, Gent (B)

2017: ‘The Raft. Art is (not) Lonely’ Mu.Zee, Ostend (B)(cat.)

2017: ‘Communities’ Argos and l’Iselp, Brussels (B)

2017: ‘The beauty of the beast’ animal art from old en new masters, Castled’ Ursel, Hingene (B)

2016: ‘Welcome to the Village’ VHDG, Leeuwarden (NL)

2016: ‘Arture #5’ De Pastorie, Herzele (B)

2016: ‘Diep in het bos’ Museum Villa Zebra, Den Hague (NL)

2015: ‘Goodbye Pourbus, Hello Leopold’Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp (B)

2015: ‘Ename Actueel, Ritualia’Pam Ename: archeologisch park - erfgoedcentrum –Sint Laurentiuskerk (B)

2015: ‘Ophelia'Art House, Harelbeke (B)

2015: ‘ Vanitas Extended’ Het Perron, Ieper (B) (cat.)

2015: ‘Vormidable’ Museum Beelden aan Zee,Den Hague, (NL)(cat.)

2015: ‘Waar de hand zingt’Drawing Center Diepenheim (NL)

2015: 'Occupied Emotions' Broelmuseum, Kortrijk, (B)

2014 - 2015: ‘Passions Secrètes. Private collections from Flanders’ Tripostal, Lille (FR)(cat.)

2014 - 2015: ‘Sounds of Silence’ Museum CODA, Apeldoorn (NL)

2014: ‘Directions’ European Video Art Screenings, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam(NL)

2014: The Divided Body’ Predikheren church, Leuven (B)

2014: ‘Fatamorgana’ IKOB,  Museum for Contemporary Art, Eupen (B)(cat.)

2014: 'A Simple Plan’ Villa T.D.R from architect Stephane Beel, Kruiskerke (B)

2014: 'Het Wonderkabinet' University Library Ghent (B)

2014: ‘Wunderkammer 2014’ TETEM, Enschede (NL)

2014: ‘Archive Fever’ project space Studio Art, Antwerp (B)

2013: ‘Museum to scale 1/7’ Royal Museum of Fine Arts Brussels (B)

2013: ‘Meet the animal’ festival  Grand Ttheatrs, Nantes (F)

2013: 'Dublin Doubles', Broadcast Gallery, Dublin IR

2012: ‘Het Kunstwerk, een gebruiksaanwijzing’ Kunst - Zicht, Technicum, University Ghent (B)

2012: ‘Are the limits of my language, the limits of my world?’ Maskara invites Geukens & De Vil, Mumbai (IN)

2012: ‘Huiselijke Storingen’Cultural House Aarschot (B) (cat.)

2012: ‘Ride gently over the bridge’ gallery Noorus, Tartu, Estland (cat.)

2012: Art Festival Watou, Watou (B) (cat.)

2012:‘L’evento immobile_Apparizioni’ Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno (IT) (cat.)

2011: ‘Effetto - Marey’ Villa Romana, Florenz (IT)(cat.)

2011: ‘Voorkamer au brasseurs’ Les Brasseurs L’annexe, Liege (B)

2011:‘Het negende salon’ Piano Museum Maene, Ruislede (B)

2010: ‘The Experimental Waitingroom’ Cascolab, Apeldoorn (NL) (cat.)

2010: ‘When will they finally see the power of drawing’ Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp (B) (cat.)

2010: ‘Zweierlei’ Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel (CH)

2010: ‘Cuesta 10, Actuele Kunst in Tielt’ Tielt (B)

2010: ‘Lucht is tastbaarder dan mijn gedachte’ Castle Oud-Rekem (B)

2010: ‘Mash up’ European Media Art Festival, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück (D)

2010: 'Everything is Real: After Life...' Maskara, Mumbai (IN) (cat.)

2010: ‘HISK - Guestroom # 10’ Het Domein, Sittard (NL)

2009: ‘Cabinet’ Z33, Hasselt (B)

2009: ‘Short Tracks’ Wiels,Brussels (B)

2009: ‘International Photo Festival Knokke -Heist’ Geukens en De Vil, Knokke-Zoute (B)

2009: 'Marcel Broodthaers, Texte et Photos'International Photo Festival Knokke-Heist (B)

2009: '10+2 1/2' Voorkamer, Lier (B) (cat.)

2009: 'Business is still business'Centre Culturel Les Chiroux, Luik (B) (cat.)

2009: ‘Auction by Sotheby’s benefiting Code Magazine’ Sotheby’s, Brussels (B) (cat.)

2008: ‘Het huis, de kamers, 2' Heden 7x11, Den Hague(NL) (cat.)

2008: ‘Spleen and Ideal’ Centre for Contemporary Art, Arnhem (NL)

2008: ‘Vision in Motion - Motion in Vision’ Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke (B)

2008: ‘The Hands of Art’ Marta Museum, Herford (D) (cat.)

2008: ‘Prix Mediatine 08’ Brussels (B) (cat.)

2008: ‘The Hands of Art’ SMAK, Ghent (B) (cat.)

2007: ‘New Collection’ Stedelijk Museum Wuyts - Van Campen, Lier (B)

2007: ‘Full House’Huis van Winckel, Dendermonde (B) (cat.)

2007: ‘Het Gebouw’ STUK, Leuven (B)

2006: ‘Barrack’ HISK, Antwerp (B)(cat.)

2006: ‘Cité Action’ Jazzenede, Assenede (B) (cat.)

2006: ‘Dejeuner sur l’herbe’ Vlaamse Ardennen (B)

2006: ‘Leere X Vision: Connexions’ Marta Museum, Herford (D) (cat.)

2006: ‘25 jaar Brakke Grond’ De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam (NL)

2006: ‘Che Fare’ HISK, Antwerp (B)

2006: ‘Heilige Geest 1’ De Voorkamer, Lier (B)

2005: ‘Artificial Landscapes’ Schuurlo-Sint-Maria-Aalter (B)

2005: ‘Drawings +’ Grusenmeyer Art Gallery, Deurle (B)

2005: ‘Open studios’ HISK, Antwerp (B)

2005: ‘Video’ De Fabriek, Eindhoven (NL)

2004: ‘Vrije Ruimte Zuidas 01’ Virtueel Museum Zuidas, Amsterdam (NL) (cat.)

2004: ‘Uitgelicht 04’ Kunstvlaai , Amsterdam (NL) (cat.)

2003: ‘Go to check out’ Consortium, Amsterdam (NL)

2003: ‘Russisch - Nederlands kunstenaars initiatief uit Moldavië exposeert’ Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam (NL) 

Screenings

2016: ‘Welcome to the Village’ Leeuwarden (NL)

2016:‘Festival du film sur l’art’ Centre du film sur l’Art, Brussels (B)

2015:‘Festival du film sur l’art’ Centre du film sur l’Art, Bozar, L’iselp, Brussels (B)

2015: Contour kapel, Mechelen (B)

2014:‘Directions’ European Video Art Screenings and artist talks, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam (NL)

2014: Luca School of Arts, Ghent (B)

2014: SASK Roeselare (B)

2013: KASK cinema Gent (B)

2013: Cinema OFF/OFF Gent (B)

2011: ‘Commercial Break’ Nuit Blanche Festival New York (US)

2011: ‘Commercial Break’ Bienale van Venetië 2011 (IT)

2008: ‘Out of office’ Code#, Brussel (B)

2007: ‘Atjehfilm-avonden’ Lokaal 01, Antwerpen (B)

2005: ‘Dutch Open’ International festival for Dutch Film- en Video Art, de Balie and Montevideo

Time Based Art, Amsterdam (NL)

2004: ‘The young artist biennial Bucharest’ Meta Cultural Foundation en Goethe Institute Bukarest (RO)

2004: ‘Festival der Nationen’ short film festival, Ebensee, (AU)

2004: ‘Courtisane’, shortfilm festival Gent (B)

2004: ’Illuminating Shadows’ experimental films out the Netherlands, Graz (AU)

2003: ‘Troissoeur’ video installation for live-show by Belgium music group Troissoeur, Ancienne Belgique, Brussels (B)

2002: ‘18th shortfilm festival Hamburg’ Hamburg (D)

2001: ‘Impakt video festival’ Centraal Museum, Utrecht (NL)