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Rudi Bogaerts is a Belgian-based artist who works in a wide range of media, including painting, drawing, photo, assemblage and film. His works focuses on concrete questions that determine our existence, by framing and reframing actual issues in the global world. With a conceptual approach, he reflects on these issues in a particular translation.

Lives and works in Gentbrugge, Belgium

Solo Exhibitions
2016  “Overweg”, WARP – Welzijnshuis, Sint-Niklaas, (B)
2015  “Blind spot observer”, Casa Argentaurum, Ghent (B)
2013  “Spatie-Espace”, Casa Argentaurum, Ghent (B)
2009  “Hinweise zum Lexikon”, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Ghent(B)
2008  “This photo has notes”, CC Hasselt, Hasselt (B)
2007  “Lexicon”, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Ghent (B)
2006  “Et le Manuel”, Gallery Argentaurum, Knokke-Zoute (B)
2005  “Images Volées”, Gallery Argentaurum, Knokke-Zoute (B)
Group Exhibitions
2018  Krasj 4, Ninove (B)
2017  Land van Fotografie, Ghent (B)
2017  MOSTYN Open 20, Wales (UK)
2016  Cosmos of Hope, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn (US)
2016  Prestige IV: No Comment, Ghent (B)
2016  Kunstenparcours WEL-COME, Sorry Not Sorry, Ghent (B)
2016  TWINTIG, Voorkamer – Lier (B)
2014  “Fotografie herontdekt”, Zebrastraat, Ghent (B)
2013  Johan De Wilde: “Ik wordt”, Voorkamer – Lier (B)
2012  “Leaving for a living” @ Parallel Events Manifesta 9 – (B)
2011  Group show, Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg (A)
2010  Group show, Casa Argentaurum, Ghent (B)
2009  “Labyrint 09 – Writings and Observations”, Botkyrka Konsthall, Tumba (S)
2009  “Summer show” III”, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Ghent (B)
2009  “53rd Venice Biennial’s” official satellite project “Détournement”, Venice (I)
2009  “10+2 ½ jaar Voorkamer”, Voorkamer, Lier (B)
2008  “Summershow II”, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Ghent (B)
2007  “Home is where the heart is”,Voorkamer, Lier (B)
2007  “Summershow ”, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Ghent (B)
2006   LINEART, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Ghent (B)
2005  “De Lichte Kamer”, Galerie S&H De Buck, Ghent (B), curator Johan Swinnen
2001  In situ project “Positions”, CEI construct, Neder-Over-Heembeek (B)
1999  In situ project “De Ontmoetingsmuur-Mur de Rencontre”, Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region (B)

1993  French National Collection (by Jean-Claude Lemagny), Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (F)

2009  Monograph “Hinweise zum Lexikon”, text Inge Braekman, Les cahiers d’Aline, ISBN 978 94 901 3600 0

2011  Grant, Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg (A)
2010  “Prijs van Asse”, Galerie de Ziener, Asse (B), selection
2007  “The Viewing Program and Artist Registry’s pool”, DRAWING CENTER ,New York (US)
2005  Prize for Plastic Arts of the Province of East-Flanders, Ghent (B), selection
1990  Prize for Plastic Arts of the City of Harelbeke, Photography, Harelbeke (B), 2nd mention
1990  Prize of the Province of Antwerp, Photography, Antwerp (B), selection
1989  8th Prize of the Open National Photography, Museum of Photography, Charleroi (B), Prize “Clichés”

1994-1995  School of Arts (KASK), MFA in photography, Ghent, (B)
1987-1990  School of Arts (KASK), dept. photography & film, Ghent, (B)
1984-1987  School of Arts (KASK), dept. painting + dept. graphics + dept. sculpture, Ghent, (B)




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