Finissage Manufactuur 3.0

Finissage Manufactuur 3.0

From October 1 onwards, MANUFACTUUR 3.0 has been a continuously changing temporary place of production in the beguinage houses in Hasselt and C-mine design centre in Genk. Are you curious about the trajectories of the participants and the (preliminary) results of their research? On January 7, the designers and artists will present a round-up of their MANUFACTUUR 3.0 projects. 

Saturday, January 7, from 13h00 to 17h00
During Finissage TRADEMARKS Stadstriënnale Hasselt-Genk
at Z33, Zuivelmarkt 33 in Hasselt   and C-mine design center, Evence Coppéelaan 91 in Genk
Free access

Expo: Tree of life
11.12.2016 - 29.01.2017

Expo: Tree of life

Archaeology and mythology tells us about the unique place that trees have in our world view. The tree is at once a perfect symbol for life itself. Its roots in the earth connect it to the underworld. Its branches reach toward the sky as a mediator between the gods and man. So too in Celtic mythology, the tree of life is the connection between the world of water, air and earth.

Karin Borghouts, Casimir, Patrick Ceyssens, Stijn Cole, Trees De Mits, Peter Deleu, Nick Ervinck, Pepijn Hendrickx, Roel Jacobs, Kuppers & Wuytens, Inge de Schuyter, Vicky Gruyters, Marc Janssens, Patrick Keulemans, Lore Langendries, Jorge Manilla, Iris Mondelaers, Studio Nedda, Stefan Peters, Willy Peeters, Patrick Reuvis, Helena Schepens, Karen Vanmol, Christine Vanoppen, Rob Sweere, Mieke Teirlinck, Philippe van Gelooven, Ann Van Hoey, Hanne Van Rompaey, Kristof Vrancken

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Exposition: Colours of the sky
13.10.2016 - 16.11.2016

Exposition: Colours of the sky

The “Colours of the Sky” exhibition has travelled from Knokke to Heusden and was titled “A gaze fixed on the horizon”.

Colours of the Sky is an ode to the beauty of the sea and the sky. This exhibition displays the work of modern and contemporary artists, whose figurative and abstract work clearly demonstrates their indebtedness to the interaction of light and colour. The artworks change often and constantly surprise, much like the colours of the North Sea sky. 

Warner Berckmans, Ulrike Bolenz, Karin Borghouts, Émilie Brout & Maxime Marion (FR), Eduardo Chillida (ES), Stijn Cole, Trees De Mits, Frederik De Wilde, Nick Ervinck, Stephanie Leblon, Kurt Lewy, Gerhard Richter (DE), Thomas Ruff (DE), Sigmar Polke (DE), Kristof Vrancken, Philippe van Gelooven, Ick Reuvis, Jeff Rutten, Michel Seuphor, Rob Sweere (NL), Mieke Teirlinck, Monique Thomaes, Octave Landuyt, Iris Mondelaers, Camiel Van Breedam, Sylvie Vandenhoucke, Ann Van Hoey, Christine Vanoppen.

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Opening: The Night
30.09.2016 - 16.10.2016

Opening: The Night

The Night provides a loophole, not in the form of an escape to the future but an escape from time. For a moment you can get away from time, modern life, people; it provides a void that enables to pause and not be distracted by anything.

In the darkest hours we are allowed to be bored, we are not being entertained, we and our surroundings may come to rest. Usually weighed down by constant crowds and always in motion, at night the world seems to take off her mask. She feels almost vulnerable, naked, stripped of all the elements that usually distract us and keeps us from seeing her true nature.

For the nightly wanderer the night provides a complete stagnation, which offers the opportunity for attention and reflection.

Ten artists capture the nightly feeling in this exhibition. It shows what the night has to offer, not only to the artist but for everyone who is able to pay attention to the world around us. You will get a look into the night as you haven’t seen it before.


Jennifer Ahlamaa (FIN)

Pablo Hannon (B)

Joris Hilterman (NL)

Siem Lasseel (B)

Cristian Ordóñez (CAN)

Alan Reinders (NL)

Kristof Vrancken (B)

Chantalle Weerts (NL)

Iris van der Heijden (NL)

Mike Feijen (NL)


Grote Gracht 42
NL-6211 SX Maastricht

Opening: 30 September, 19:00 – 22:00

Exhibition open from 1-16 October

Proud to be part of Manufactuur 3.0 @ Z33
30.09.2016 - 08.01.2017

Proud to be part of Manufactuur 3.0 @ Z33

With MANUFACTUUR 3.0 Z33 searches for new production models in a fast changing world. Digital revolutions, ecological awareness and shifts in the fields of work and labour encourage us to rethink the traditional industrial production model. MANUFACTUUR 3.0 brings designers and artists together to work around alternative production scenarios. The exhibition functions as a production platform, continuously in progress.

Z33 induces diverse international projects on living and working in a (small) urban context. A network of designers and artists has been creating new methods for production and cooperation. With MANUFACTUUR 3.0 these new insights now come to Hasselt and Genk. The dynamic exhibition format shows the changing role of the designer and artist as active producers in a city.

CURATOR: Evelien Bracke

PARTICIPATING DESIGNERS & ARTISTS: Eugenia Morpurgo (IT), Atelier NL (NL), Henriëtte Waal (NL), KOPIJ (BE), Kristof Vrancken (BE), Hacking Households (INT), Henrique Nascimento (PT) & Erik Vlemmix (NL), Stijn Van Dorpe (BE), Rotor (BE), Girls Like Us (NL), Andrea de Chirico (IT), De Andere Markt (Ben Hagenaars (BE) & Pablo Calderon Salazar (CO))

SCENOGRAPHY: Olivier Goethals


LOCATIONS: Z33  & C-mine design centre
Z33, Zuivelmarkt 33 in Hasselt: Tue–Fri 10h00–17h00 & Sat–Sun: 13h00–17h00
C-mine design centre, Evence Coppéelaan 91 in Genk: Tue–Sun 10h00–17u00

Stadstriënnale Hasselt-Genk TRADEMARKS

MANUFACTUUR 3.0 is part of the hybrid art festival Stadstriënnale (City Triennal) in Hasselt and Genk.

TRADEMARKS blindly define the landscape of our daily lives. Everything that is heard, seen, tasted, smelt and felt today is marked by logos and stories. These figurative marks are often so intertwined with the product that they become invisible.

On 1st October 2016 commences the multidisciplinary arts festival Stadstriënnale Hasselt-Genk, turning the spotlight onto these TRADEMARKS. Through contemporary art, fashion, design, music and photography the City Triennial in Hasselt and Genk discloses the stories behind originality, innovation and personal branding in artistic ways. Several exhibitions, socio-artistic projects and a myriad of invigorating activities take you on a 100 days of Logomania rollercoaster.

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