"What were the challenges and consequences of the Industrial Revolution in Brussels and how has the city evolved since then?
La Fonderie, a non-profitable organisation, has been studying the economic and social history of the Brussels region for thirty years. Situated along the canal, on the site of a disaffected factory (‘La Compagnie des Bronzes ’ 1854 - 1979), it offers a unique look at the history, current events and future of Brussels, with the view to promoting it’s industrial heritage.
There are many aspects to La Fonderie’s work: it publishes a magazine, organises guided visits and educational activities. The museum illustrates the working history of Brussels and collects objects, documents and oral history on the city’s industrial past. La Fonderie equally houses a documentation centre open to the public."
In March 2017, iMAL launched in collaboration with PACKED the Resurrection Lab project which aims to preserve and give access to digital cultural heritage that is often inaccessible due to technological obsolescence.
Do you own old floppies, cd-roms, hard disks, syquest, iomega,... from which you want to preserve the cultural content? Or old equipment that allows us to extract the...
This 31st March 2017, Le Pass (Scientific Adventure Park, Frameries) is opening its WOW ZONE, a new space dedicated to digital culture. Five interactive artworks have been selected following a call for projects, to be exhibited for the next five years in the WOW ZONE.
Among these five pieces, two have been through a residency at iMAL....