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.

Optimistic Box n°4 and 5, 1968-1981

Object, 9.5 x 16.5 x 11 cm.

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Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. M00018).

Starting from his idea that well done, badly done and not done are equivalent principles, Robert Filiou has created a series of Optimistic boxes as new year’s gifts. “Nouvel an Pour vous et vos amis renouvelez l'art d'offrir. Ces artistes ont conçu et réalisé pour vous des cadeaux...inquiétants insolents et baroques... De 30 à 3000 F.“ (New Year for you and your friends, renew the art of giving. These artists have designed and created disturbing, insolent and baroque presents for you … from 30 to 3000 Francs.)

The editions of Robert Filliou are often a direct pathway to the artist's imagination, as is the case with the well-known Optimistic Boxes. These are objects that can be read from both the inside and the outside.

The value of this piggy bank is not inside, as you would expect, but can be found on the outside. There is no need to open it, like the other boxes, but watch it carefully. A simple, ironic message is written on the outside. The box, or the pig, is optimistic because it is aware of its own destiny. It is therefore taking us for a ride.

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> Robert Filliou.

Exhibitions & Ensembles

Visite visual goldcmyk

> Exhibition: EXTRA MUROS: Visite Bornem - Gedeelde Ruimte. CC Ter Dilft, Bornem, 03 May 2014 - 25 May 2014.

Robert filliou  that spiritual need  1971  courtesy richard saltoun gallery

> Exhibition: Robert Filliou – The Secret of Permanent Creation. M HKA, Antwerpen, 13 October 2016 - 22 January 2017.

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> Exhibition: Visite Schoten. Braembibliotheek & M HKA, Schoten, 15 October 2011 - 25 November 2011.

Menlibayeva  almagul  steppen police  2010  photo the artist

> Exhibition: The Collection. M HKA, Antwerpen, 28 April 2017 - 05 April 2020.

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> Ensemble: Robert Filliou @M HKA.

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> Ensemble: Permanent Collection 2017 - 2022 / Library.


> Ensemble: NUCLEUS.

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> Ensemble: Permanent Collection 2017 - 2022.

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>Robert Filliou, Optimistic Box N°1, 1968.Object, wood (beech), lock, labels, 1 stone, 11 x 11 x 11 cm.

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>Robert Filliou, Optimistic Box n°3, 1969.Object, wooden box, labels, 6 x 12 x 2,9 cm.