This film shows 7 people who each have a different relationship with artist Jef Geys (acquaintances, family members, directors of art institutions ...). They talk about the artist and the person he... Read more

This event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Read more

A panel in the framework of the exhibition Body Talk: Feminism, Sexuality and the Body in the Work of Six African Women Artists Read more

"My idea for this talk is to implement what I have been calling for a while a process of ‘co-imagination’. I will spend one day as close as possible with the piece, and then organize my thoughts and topics of discussion as they emerge in the process of living the experience of the work as it unfolds throughout the day."  Read more

In continuation of cultural studies and post-colonial studies, contemporary artists have developed artistic practices based on the recovery of archives. The African Odysseys exhibition at... Read more

Introduction of the publication APRES UN COUP DE DES by MICHEL LORAND. A presentation by JACQUES SOJCHER. Jacques Sojcher will introduce the edition "APRES UN COUP DE DES"... Read more

In the past several years, the art world has embraced dance as never before, with myriad exhibitions, film screenings, performances, residencies, even acquisitions. Many are asking why—Why dance? Why now?  Read more


Artist Talk: Otobong Nkanga

Nigerian-born and Antwerp-based artist Otobong Nkanga reflects metonymically on the use and cultural value of natural resources, revealing how the meaning and function of the same products are relative within different cultures. Read more

Two celebrated dancer-choreographers are brought together to speak about dance and the exhibition form. Read more


Museum Night Fever 2015

During MNF, spend the evening immersing yourself in a blend of cultures! Visit the Body Talk exhibition to find out how African artists tackle feminism, sexuality and the body today. Teresa... Read more

This project is conceived as a “narrated exhibition”. It features artists who explore the ethnic, linguistic or cultural communities and minorities coexisting in the European societies today. The exhibition takes the form of a one-night live event, in which each artist presents one work or a work in progress through narrative or performative means.   Read more

What significance does the mobilization of the body in the artistic practices of African women have today? Read more

Bernard Heidsieck, la poésie en action  A film by Anne-Laure Chamboissier and Philippe Franck, in collaboration with Gilles Coudert The film,... Read more

The artists in residency at WIELS present their work during an evening of short lectures, followed by a drink.   With:   • Stefano Faoro (1984, Italy)   • Benjamin Installé (1990,... Read more

An anthology of film scenes about how to frame, shoot, light and develop film, and also, perhaps, about how to commit suicide with a camera. This sequence is based on technical and popularising works... Read more

“When I asked Pierre Leguillon if there was a Promise of the Screen dedicated to musical comedy, his answer came in the form of an invitation: he made me promise to make one myself. When somebody... Read more

Round table discussion with the artists of Body Talk: Feminism, Sexuality and the Body in the Work of Six African Women Artists, moderated by curator Koyo Kouoh. With Zoulikha... Read more

Ad Reinhardt is best known for his black monochromes, or ‘ultimate paintings’, which were produced during the 1960s. He is also well known are the satirical comic strips and illustrations he made... Read more

In cinema, the straight line that delineates the counter in the frame of an image, always ultimately symbolises the possible crossing of a boundary. Through a selection of more than sixty film... Read more

In 1988, a puppet theatre was exhibited in Marie-Puck Broodthaers’ Galerie des Beaux-Arts located on 20-22 rue Ravenstein in Brussels. This theatre, painted in navy blue and adorned with animal... Read more

Nursery school children have no difficulty operating in different worlds that apparently have nothing in common with each other. They behave and think autonomously and are highly skilled in... Read more

In conjunction with the release of its second volume, Mémoire Universelle (MU) is pleased to present an event in collaboration with Wiels. Pursuing its reflection on the notion of the... Read more

In a short documentary film directed by Hans Namuth and Paul Falkenberg in 1969, Josef Albers explains his painting technique and discusses his famous interpretation of chromatic interactions. He... Read more

A colorful cocktail made of funny animated films by Norman McLaren, Len Lye and Robert Breer. A real eye-catcher, and not just for children!  From... Read more



“As productions developing from one presentation to another, the slideshows that Pierre Leguillon has been creating since 1993 are intended to reflect on the proliferation, migration and... Read more

Jo Ractliffe
After War Border war for some, civil war or war of liberation for others, since 2007, the photographer Jo Ractliffe (The Cape, South Africa, 1961)... Read more

This event is cancelled       Tris Vonna-Michell (b. 1982, Southend-on-Sea, UK) is a British artist, who stages... Read more

WIELS, erg and Pierre Leguillon invite you to the presentation by Patricia Falguières, director of the collection "Lectures Maison Rouge", of the book CARLO SCARPA: L'ART D'EXPOSER The work of... Read more

In 1895, in Vienna, Freud and Josef Breuer jointly published “Studies on Hysteria”, the work that founded the discipline of psychoanalysis. In that same year in Paris, Louis Lumière projected... Read more

The most beautiful film credits by two masters of the genre, for whom the credits were a veritable “film within the film”. When credits become an art. Montage by Adrien Faucheux and Philippe... Read more

WIELS is pleased to invite you to the opening weekend of The Museum of Mistakes. 

Conceived by the French artist Pierre Leguillon, The Museum of Mistakes brings together works that... Read more