The weather was good – 2015, 60 min
Belgian artist Bart Van Dijck explores local folklore and cultural identity. His video “The weather was good” compiles scenes from folk events across Belgium. They range from well-known festivals such as the Gilles of Binche and the Mons dragon to more obscure traditions. What gives a community its identity? Bart Van Dijck explores this question. Folk traditions, rituals, and symbols play an important role in his works. Bart Van Dijck creates sculptures, drawings, installations, videos, photographs, and performances.
Saturday, August 15, 2015 – 5 PM