FEBRUARY 2018

Feb 2, 38 by Radouan Mriziga  | Presented by Kaaitheater

Feb 16, 17Infini #5 as part of Under Construction | Minard, Ghent (BE)

Decoratelier is an ongoing and constantly evolving project by autonomous artist in residence, Jozef Wouters. From an old factory building located at Liverpoolstraat 24 in Brussels, the artist builds on INFINI 1-15, the Decoratelier performance which saw him take over the main auditorium of the Brussels City Theatre (KVS) during Kunstenfestivaldesarts 2016. Decoratelier Jozef Wouters functions as an accessible studio for artists, where there is room for both set designers and audiences, as well as cross-disciplinary collaborations and social experiment.

"Decoratelier is a space that accommodates the various forms of collaboration and labour that is inherent in my work. Space is tested, conversations take place in wood, iron and cardboard. It is a permanent place within the constructional quest for constantly changing spaces in which art, thought and artisans meet." (Jozef Wouters)

The first project that was shaped within these walls is the site-specific Atelier III (2017) project, in collaboration with Meg Stuart/Damaged Goods and dramaturge Jeroen Peeters, as part of Performatik17 (Kaaitheater). The book presentation of INFINI 1-15 was also held in Decoratelier, as part of het TheaterFestival 2017.

In 2017-2018, Decoratelier will be working with various artists and makers including BOG., De Lork, Dream City (Tunis), Florian Fischer (NTGent), Globe Aroma, Radouan Mriziga (Moussem Nomadic Arts Centre), tg STAN and WAQ Molenbeek.

> More info about Jozef Wouters



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