Artist and programming engineer living in Paris, Antoine Schmitt (FR) creates installations, situations and objects, minimal and abstract, anchored in time and movement that addresses the modalities of the free being in a system of reality. In relation to the definitive and systemic contemporary world, he places programming at the core of his artworks to question the forces and shapes at stake.
His work has received numerous awards and exhibited in many international museums, institutions and festivals such as transmediale (Berlin), Vida 5.0 (Madrid), Ars Electronica (Linz), Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris) and Sonar (Barcelona).
From October 4 to 6 2016 iMAL is hosting the workshop 'Wild Cartography' by Wænd, a Brussels based organisation dedicated to subjective & critic cartography. Developing long term research within the field of territorial narratives & representations, they collaborate with artists, universities, researchers, and citizen driven organisations.
As an online tool, Wænd provides a web platform for subjective and collaborative spatial publication. This application is...
The installation will be presented at the Halles de Schaerbeek, in the framework of Focus VISIONS, from 14 October to 5 November.
In the age of high resolution, "A Thousand Segments" presents a minimal screen composed of lines mechanically switching from black to white. Each of these segments constructs and deconstructs perspectives.
The minimal screen – despite the rigour of its texture – spread freely in space...