M HKA gaat digitaal

Met M HKA Ensembles zetten we onze eerste échte stappen in het digitale landschap. Ons doel is met behulp van nieuwe media de kunstwerken nog beter te kaderen dan we tot nu toe hebben kunnen doen.

We geven momenteel prioriteit aan smartphones en tablets, m.a.w. de in-museum-ervaring. Maar we zijn evenzeer hard aan het werk aan een veelzijdige desktop-versie. Tot het zover is vind je hier deze tussenversie.

M HKA goes digital

Embracing the possibilities of new media, M HKA is making a particular effort to share its knowledge and give art the framework it deserves.

We are currently focusing on the experience in the museum with this application for smartphones and tablets. In the future this will also lead to a versatile desktop version, which is now still in its construction phase.

Exhibition: EXTRA MUROS: Visite Herzele – Beyond words

M HKA, Herzele

03 April 2015 - 03 May 2015

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Under the umbrella term Visite, the M HKA - in collaboration with LOCUS, the nerve centre for libraries, cultural and community centres and local cultural policy - organizes exhibitions outside the museum on a regular basis. It is the M HKA’s wont to break down the museum walls and encourage dialogue. Visite is more than a loan: the move of the works of the M HKA to the smaller towns is a reason for cultural professionals and local authorities to develop a vision on contemporary art.

From 04.26.2015 to 04.04.20105, a number of key works from the M HKA collection moved to Herzele. Based on the uniqueness of both the works from the M HKA collection, and the various locations of the exhibition, a concept grew that originated in the relevance and significance of the artworks. Contemporary art can be poignant, repellent, sensory or philosophical, but is, above all, an invitation to engage in communication.

With art, which is first and foremost a means of communication, words are obvious, but not always in the first instance. The first impression precedes words and interpretation. "What we feel about a work is often difficult to clearly describe, it is ‘beyond words’. This was, in fact, seized as the title of the exhibition: Voor(bij) woorden (Beyond Words).

The campaign was conducted on the basis of a work by Léa Lublin, where she explored what art can be through questions. It is art with words, but also with question marks. Words attract new words and show us how they often fail. The source, namely art itself, both precedes this and goes beyond it.

The exhibition Voor(bij) woorden brought together work by Vyacheslav AkhunovMartin ArnoldRichard BaquiéCharif BenhelimaFred BervoetsVaast ColsonLeo CopersLuc DeleuMarlene DumasJef GeysMona HatoumPhilip HuygheAnn Veronica JanssensLéa LublinDanny MatthysBruce NaumanHans Op de BeeckRia PacquéeWalter SwennenSven t’ JolleChristophe TerlindenAna TorfsKoen van den BroekPaul Van HoeydonckBen VautierFranz WestMichael Witlatschil and Bill Woodrow.

Beyond words was compiled by Annick BorlooAnn BrackeKaren De BliekTrui De Vos, Jan HermansKatrien HijsselinckxAnnemarie MenschaertNadine RaesChristel StalpaertDavid TangheHilde Van CanneytEmma Van De WieleGriet Verhoeven and Jennifer Vrielinck.

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> Paul Van Hoeydonck, Embedded Cities, 1958. Sculpture, plexi, 11 x 11 x 4 cm.

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> Jef Geys, !Vrouwenvragen? [!Women's questions?], 1965. Installation, ink, paper, 600 x 140 cm.


> Paul Van Hoeydonck, City of the Future, 1969. Sculpture, plexi, 10 x 71.5 x 8 cm.

Danny matthys  paaltjes bij lager gelegen weiland  1973  photo m hkaclinckx

> Danny Matthys, Paaltje bij lager gelegen weiland, 1973. Photography, 23 x 64 cm.

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> Danny Matthys, Lange golfbreker, 1974. Photography, 24 x 76 cm.

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> Danny Matthys, Terras, 1974. Photography.

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> Danny Matthys, Sint-Bavopad, 1974. Photography.


> Danny Matthys, Vertikalen, begrenzing van een weiland [Verticals, Limits of a Meadow], 1974. Photography, ink, paper, 24 x 84 cm.

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> Danny Matthys, Golf, St-Malo, 1975. Photography, 23 x 53 cm.

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> Danny Matthys, Balken, wegberm in Dworp, 1975. Photography, 34 x 40.5 cm.

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> Léa Lublin, Wat is kunst? [What is Art?], 1977. Installation, cloth, 198 x 292 cm.


> Luc Deleu, Legoconstructie, 1978. Collage, cibachrome, 65.5 x 65.5 cm.


> Leo Copers, Gouden strop en stoel [Golden Noose and Chair], 1979. Sculpture, rope, velvet, gilding, 40 x 89 x 206 cm.


> Luc Deleu, Legoconstructie, 1981. Collage, cibachrome, 65.5 x 65.5 cm.

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> Bill Woodrow, Bible Blood, 1982. Installation, metal, wood, plastic, 70 x 71 x 100 cm, 22 x 59 x 62.5 cm.


> Luc Deleu, Legoconstructie, 1982. Collage, cibachrome, 65.5 x 65.5 cm.


> Luc Deleu, Obelisk, 1983. Sculpture, lego, 226 x 91 x 91 cm.


> Bruce Nauman, Good Boy, Bad Boy, 1985. Installation, dvd, digital betacam, 2 monitors, 2 players, 01:00:00, 00:52:00.

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> Richard Baquié, Dérive, 1986. Sculpture, mixed media, metal, 1000 x 200 x 400 cm.

Ben vautier er is geenkultuur zonder avant garde 1987 photo  m hka

> Ben, Er is geen kultuur zonder avant-garde, 1987. Painting, acrylic, canvas, 100 x 100 cm.

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> Ben, Er is geen taal zonder kultuur, 1987. Painting, acrylic, canvas, 100 x 100 cm.

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> Ben, Er is geen volk zonder taal, 1987. Painting, acrylic, canvas, 100 x 100 cm.


> Ria Pacquée, Zes foto's van verschillende performances 1982 - 1988 [Six photographs of various performances 1982 - 1988], 1989. Photography, colour photograph, marouflage on canvas, 6 x (40 x 50 cm).

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> Fred Bervoets, Hommage aan van Gogh, eenzaam café [Hommage to van Gogh: Lonely Café], 1991. Painting, acrylic, canvas, 320 x 203 cm.

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> Mona Hatoum, Recollection, 1995. Installation, hair balls, strands of hair hung from ceiling, wooden loom with woven hair, table, variable dimensions.

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> Marlene Dumas, Slight Delight, 1996. Drawing, aquarelle, paper, 125 x 70 cm.

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> Marlene Dumas, Mis-Cast, 1996. Drawing, aquarelle, paper, 125 x 70 cm.

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> Marlene Dumas, Indian Summer, 1996. Drawing, aquarelle, paper, 125 x 70 cm.

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> Philip Huyghe, Double Portrait (left), 1997. Photography, digital process on forex, 125 x 125 cm.

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> Philip Huyghe, Untitled, 1997. Photography, digital process on forex, 120 x 160 cm.


> Ann Veronica Janssens, Zonder titel [Untitled], 1997. Installation, gravel, variable dimensions.

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> Jef Geys, Al de zwart-wit foto's tot 1998, 1998. Book, ink, paper, 30.5 cm x 25 cm, 500 p..

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> Jef Geys, Jef Geys - Al de zwart-wit foto's tot 1998, 1998. Book, ink, paper, 30,5 cm x 25 cm, 500 p..


> Sven 't Jolle, Allez, roulez [Come on, Let's Roll], 1998. Installation, plaster, pigment, wood, acrylic, 65 x 200 x 200 cm.

Beeck  hans op de  exercising the nowhere 2  2000

> Hans Op de Beeck, Exercising Nowheres 2, 2000. Installation, mdf, primer paint, 2k-spray paint, plexi, metal, maquette 1: 39,5 x 129 x 86,5 cm; pedestal 1: 126,5 x 129 x 80,5 cm; maquette 2: 90 x 150 x 180 cm; pedestal 2: 101,5 x 150x 180 cm; whole work: 193 x 281,5 x 180 cm.

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> Vaast Colson, No more superheroes, 2001. Multiple, mixed media.


> Koen van den Broek, Orange Border, 2001. Painting, oil, canvas, 165 x 110 cm.

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> Martin Arnold, Jeanne Marie Renée, 2003. Video.


> Ana Torfs, Toast, 2003. Photography, framed silver gelatin print, mounted on aluminium, 82,5 x 123 cm, framed silver gelatin print, mounted on aluminium, 82.5 x 123 cm.

Benhelima  charif   nest  2005

> Charif Benhelima, Nest, 2005. Photography, cibachroom, aluminium, plexiglas, 120 x 122 cm.

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> Honoré δ'O, Honoré ðO - "The Quest" Variations on a Theme, 2006. Book, ink, paper, 23 cm x 17 cm.

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> Franz West, Hain [Grove], 2006. Object, metal, perspex, tl-lamp, 295 x 130 x 95 cm.

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> Christophe Terlinden, Gum-Kunst [Gum-Art], 2006. Installation.

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> Charif Benhelima, Minus Two, 2006. Photography, cibachroom, aluminium, plexiglas, 120 x 122 cm.

Walter swennen  zij die hier zijn zijn van hier  2007

> Walter Swennen, Zij die hier zijn zijn van hier, 2007. Print, screen print, 80 x 68 cm.

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> Vyacheslav Akhunov, 1m², 2007. Installation, matchboxes, 1 x 1m².

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> Vaast Colson, Barter, 2010. Multiple, ink, paper, 20 x 20 x 20 cm.

Semites the album

> Charif Benhelima, Semites: The Album, 2011. Book, ink on paper.

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> Hans Eijkelboom, Paris-New York-Shanghai. Book.

Witlatschil  michael  ich 3  1983 photo rudolf wakonigg

> Michael Witlatschil, Ich 3. Installation, steel, mirror, 190 x 15 x 15 cm.