Nothing For Free
Pleasure Island, Ostend
26/27.09.2020 - 3/4.10.2020
Nieuwpoorstesteenweg 133

Note to the exhibition

The Shelf can only be used for group exhibitions.
The Shelf is an extension of the architectural space.
The Shelf has a scenographic function.
The Shelf can hold things or can just be a thing in itself.
The Shelf is a tool to curate with.
The Shelf connects the different exhibition spaces.
The Shelf mediates a uniform presentation.
The Shelf cannot be merely linear, it can however direct the observer’s movements.
The Shelf allows a sequential reading of the relationship between the artworks.
The Shelf provides space for the presented artworks.
The Shelf is shaped in such a way that it underlines the absence of certain works.
The Shelf replaces all the non-permanent presentation modules.
The Shelf consists of one material.
The Shelf is not mobile.
The Shelf runs perpendicular on its support.
The Shelf can be adapted according to the demands of the participating artists as long as they are conform with the script/manifest.

Left to right; Juan Pablo Plazas, Aaron Daem, Juan Pablo Plazas
Left to right; Pommelien Koolen, Aaron Daem
Aaron Daem

Left to right; Juan Pablo Plazas, Pommelien Koolen, Juan Pablo Plazas, Pommelien Koolen
Left to right: Juan Pablo Plazas, Aaron Daem, Juan Pablo Plazas, Pommelien Koolen
Deveny Faruque
Emile Van Helleputte
Undisplayed work
All photos by Rémie Vanderhaegen

Introduction: the exhibition Nothing For Free is the first eponymous event of the curatorial project that took place at the non-profit space Pleasure Island in Ostend.With: Aaron Daem, Nikolaas Demoen, Noureddine Ezarraf, Deveny Faruque, Pommelien Koolen, Juan Pablo Plazas, RémieVanderhaegen, Emile Van Helleput.