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The new artistic team of Kunsthal Extra City:
Antonia Alampi, iLiana Fokianaki en Michiel Vandevelde

Kunsthal Extra City

Friday 08.09.2017, 19:00

On 8 September Kunsthal Extra City reopens its doors!

You can expect an exciting and varied programme:
+ themed group shows and solo exhibitions with (inter)national contemporary visual art
+ a wide range of evening activities, with films, lectures and vigorous debates
+ open discussions, gatherings and a tasty bite at the new Extra Fika Café

The Kunsthal Extra City team wishes you a warm welcome!

Extra City is a Kunsthal that finds inspiration in the city for depicting different visions of our future, by encouraging new links between contemporary (inter)national art, artists, researchers, and citizens.

Kunsthal Extra City departs from the city and connects back to it. We focus on urban reality in all its facets as central to the challenges of the 21st century.

Kunsthal Extra City works with art that breathes the spirit of our time. This art is often complex and challenging, but in its concern for the city, is open for any curious visitor.

Extra-Citizen – a prologue

Group exhibition

09.09 – 10.12.2017 /
Opening 08.09.2017, 19:00

On 8 September 2017, Kunsthal Extra City reopens with ‘Extra-Citizen – a prologue’.

How do we make a city our own? When can we say we belong to a place? How much have the informal meaning and legal definition of the notion of citizenship transformed over the last decades?

‘Extra-Citizen – a prologue’ is an exhibition and a discursive program that investigates processes, behaviours and strategies of citizenship, in cities that need to adapt to the diversity of their present and future inhabitants. ‘Extra-Citizen – a prologue’ looks into a concept in transition, one that exists in a liminal space between democracy, legality, sense of affiliation and survival.

Curious about the future
of Kunsthal Extra City?

Saturday 20.05.2017, 15:00

Join us for afternoon tea and an informal discussion about the visions of the new artistic team.

15:00 – 16:00
Afternoon tea and an introduction to our new artistic team

16:00 – 17:00
Open conversation ‘Staging the City. How can we reflect on 21st century city life through art?’ with Antonia Alampi, iLiana Fokianaki, Michiel Vandevelde and Extra City’s director Adinda Van Geystelen, moderated by Pascal Gielen


19.05 – 04.06.2017
OPENING 18.05.2017

In anticipation of its reopening on 8 September 2017, Kunsthal Extra City opens up its exhibition spaces to a number of projects from different art schools.

In FUTURES NOW, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp and Sint Lucas School of Arts Antwerp present work from a selection of their recent graduates.

With work by Ruben Boeren, Elena Bundurakis, Winnie Claessens, Filip Collin, Rens Cools, Sarah De Wilde, Chloé Dierckx, Liesbeth Doms, Maika Garnica, Alexis Gautier, Nick Geboers, Thomas Grødal, Liesbeth Grupping, Vincent Hagnauer, Sarah Hendrickx, Lien Hüwels, Lindert Paulussen, Bence Rohanszky, Claudia G Sosa, Ben Sledsens, Denitsa Todorova, Ersi Varveri, Puck Vonk

Opening hours
Wed - Sun, 13:00-18:00

Free entrance

Kunsthal Extra City
Eikelstraat 25-31
2600 Antwerpen-Berchem

Adinda Van Geystelen – director
Caroline Van Eccelpoel – production
Lotte De Voeght – communication and mediation
Joke Desmet – assistance and administration
Gary Leddington – technical assistance

ARTISTIC TEAM (2017-2019)
Antonia Alampi
iLiana Fokianaki
Michiel Vandevelde

Tom Volkaert & Oscar Hugal – installation
Jef Cuypers – graphic design
Studio RGB – website