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    Exceptional extension | Decor

    Following the considerable success of ‘Decor’, the Boghossian Foundation is pleased to announce the exceptional extension of the exhibition until 2 April 2017.

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    Exhibition | Imaginary frontiers

    ‘Imaginary frontiers’ is an exhibition that explores the thematic of borders, as well visible as invisible, and mental mapping. From 24 February to 30 April 2017, from 11 am till 6 pm.

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    Activity for children | Art or decoration

    In addition to the guided tours for adults, the Boghossian Foundation proposes to playfully introduce the Decor exhibition to your children. Sunday 5 February 2017, at 3 pm.

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    Guided tours | Decor

    Discover the Villa Empain in company of our guides, they will take you on a fascinating tour full of in-depth information on the building and its history as well as on the current exhibition Decor. Sunday 5 february 2017, at 3 pm.

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    Performance | screensaver

    Janine Harrington presents the gallery version of ‘screensaver’, a sculptural dance that shifts its organisation over time, emulating organic forms and patterns. Sunday 29 January 2017, from 1 to 6 pm.

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    Meditation | Zazen

    The Boghossian Foundation organizes mediation sessions in the exhibition ‘Seeing Zen’. Zazen, seated meditation, is at the heart of Zen. This practice consists in two half-hour meditations and is open to beginners, who will be guided by Frank De Waele. Every Monday, at 12.30.

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    Kids | Japanese tales

    Where dreams and reality meet fairy tales arise. During a new storytelling afternoon, Marie-Rose Meysmans transforms the exhibition Seeing Zen in a festival of princesses and dragons.Sunday 22 Januari at 3 pm.

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    Conversation | Decor, Exhibitions and the Role of Art

    Dorothea von Hantelmann and Asad Raza, co-curators of the exhibition Decor, will join Jan Mot of Jan Mot Gallery in a conversation on the role of decoration in exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. The conversation will be coupled with a nocturne of the exhibition.Friday 20 january 2017, at 7...


    Lecture | Zen art

    Marie Camelbeeck presents Zen’s history and evolution, by replacing it not only in the context of Buddhist thinking but also in Japanese history.  The Japanese art is explored within the framework of its philosophy and in its multiplicity. Wednesday 18 January 2017, at 7 pm.

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    Tea Ceremony

    As part of the Seeing Zen exhibition, Thierry Geerinckx introduces the public of the Boghossian Foundation to the ancestral Chado tradition. A unique opportunity to experience Zen in the heart of the exhibition. Sunday 15 January at 11 am.

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