5th Fantasy Art Happening
The meeting of the marvellous, the bizarre and the unusual in all artistic forms (plastic arts, sculpture, painting, …) will take place in various places of the capital : The Maison Bis-A rt Bizarre: “the Museum” Rue Américaine 7, 1060 Brussels At the Museum of Fantasy Art, from the 2nd of March till the 30th of June 2002 : JOSEPH MERRICK, “THE ELEPHANT MAN .” This inaugural exhibition of the new Brussels Fantasy Art Museum, presented in the framework of the 20th Festival of Fantasy Films, gives an innovating approach of the Belgian world of fantasy and surrealism, where myth and reality blend together. Open on Saturday and Sunday from March to September, from 2 p.m. till 5 p.m., and in July and August from Wednesday to Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Group visits by appointment only. Entrance 6 e. At this new location, you’ll be able to enjoy the most beautiful and diverse artworks of contemporary fantasy artists. If you wish to hire our facilities for a drink, a birthday party and so on, please contact us. Arkel Body Arts Gallery Passage St-Honoré 16, 1000 Brussels +32/2/223.02.94 – http://www.arkel.be “APOCRY PHORGY”, an exhibition by DENIS GRRR, from the 9th of February until the 10th of April. In his art influenced by symbolism and anti-culture, DENIS GRRR exhibits the strangeness of the moralised body, dissects our fantasies and sears our fears. Sadomasochist evocations, mutant and mutilated bodies drag us into a fantasy universe tainted with black humour. Galerie d’Enfer 16 & 17 Place du Samedi, 1000 Brussels. Tel/fax: +32/2/219.30.44 – http://www.enfer.be Those who are not familiar with the Galerie d’Enfer and are interested in fantasy art should absolutely visit this place. You will be warmly welcomed among all sorts of bones, and immersed in a crimson, surrealistic mood. You will have the opportunity to discover the fantasy exhibition of the moment, i.e. Devilish Tales, interpreted by the Galerie d’Enfer’s artists. The art gallery also has the specificity of providing food and drink. Fantastico-erotico-burlesque art gallery. Open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 7 to 12 p.m. Planet Video Avenue des Saisons, 14 – 1050 Bruxelles, +32/2/644.16.60 Opens every day from Noon to 11 p.m. A fantasmagoric exposition by the Artist DAV ID P.