VONK

KUNSTENWERKPLAATS

International program

VONK takes 10 visual artists to New York to build a network in the NYC art scene. Portfolio moments, network events, speeddates, gallery hopping and panel talks are part of the 5 day program. Check out our team.

Program TEAM
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Maxime Van Melkebeke

Director at Hauser & Wirth

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Alison Burstein

Curator at The Kitchen

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Margot Samel 

Owner of Margot Samel gallery

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Mitra Khorasheh

Owner/Director of Signs and Symbols

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Matilde Guidelli-Guidi

Associate Curator Dia Art Foundation

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Jason Edward Kaufman

Art journalist and museum consultant

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Bernardo Mosqueira

Artistic director Solar dos Abacaxis Curatorial Fellow at the New Museum.

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Magdalena Sawon

co-founder and director of Postmasters Gallery

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William Ludwig Lutgens

Artist 

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Tramaine de Senna

Artist

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Michiel Ceulers

Artist

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Kristof Vrancken

Artist

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Denitsa Todorova

Artist

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Hilde Overbergh

Artist

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Anton Kusters

Artist

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Marius Ritiu

Artist

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Lieven Segers

Artist

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Joke Hansen

Artist

Public program : PANEL TALK 

Wednesday April 27th 2022 

at Flanders House (NY Times Building, 620 8th Ave #38)

Starting at 6 p.m. 

 

Panel :

→ Jasmine Wahi → Curator, activist, founder and Co-Director of Project for Empty Space

→ Rachel Eulena Williams → artist 

→ Kenny Schachter → artist, writer and teacher

→ Lieven Segers → artist

 

Moderator :

→  Björn Soenens → Journalist and storyteller

 

Drinks, bites and music from 7:30 p.m.


VONK - together with Katelijne De Backer Flanders in the USA are organizing a panel discussion to stimulate the exchange of visual arts between Belgium and the United States. 

During this talk we will cover items such as : “Building and maintaining a network”, “Cultural differences between Europe and the USA in the arts and art organizations”, “The consequences of being funded by the government or a foundations”, and “Ethnic diversity in the arts”.

 

We will approach the panel more as a group discussion between four people in which the audience are encouraged to ask questions and intervene. We will end the evening with an informal reception.

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Coördinators
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Lies Serdons

Director of VONK

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Katelijne De Backer 

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