Bio

born 1976 Ghent (BE)
lives and works in Ghent

EDUCATION

1994 – 1999

  • Sint-Lucas School of Architecture, Ghent (BE)

1988 – 1997

  • Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Painting, Ghent (BE)

EXHIBITIONS / ACTIONS

2017

  • Reading Stones / In Presence of Dead Force, A Kind of Space, Brussels (BE)
  • Migration in Mind – Dialogues around Migration, Maison des Moines, Romainmôtier (CH)
  • Provincial Prize Visual Arts East-Flanders (1997 – 2017), Roger Raveelmuseum, Machelen-Zulte (BE)
  • Gutta Cavat Lapidem, dAM Espace de Andrés – Missirlian, Romainmôtier (CH)
  • Refaire Surface – Suspended spaces, Centre d’Art le Lait, Albi (FR)
  • Un-Home / Moving Stones – Momentum IV, Dark Matter Games, Sale Docks, Venice (IT)
  • Un-Home / Moving Stones – Momentum III, Performatik 2017, Workspacebrussels, Brussels (BE)

2016

  • Waiting for the Secret, Les Halles de St.-Géry, Brussels (BE)
  • Un-Home / Moving Stones – Working Title Festival, Workspacebrussels, Beursschouwburg, Brussels (BE)
  • One More Take – Photographs by John G. Zimmerman, Abtenhuis Geraardsbergen (BE)
  • Mira Sanders – Inland voyages in an inland voyage, Argos Centre for Art and Media, Brussels (BE)
  • Citadel’arte, Citadel, Diest (BE)
  • Sair do Livro – Suspended Spaces, Circulo de Artes Plasticas do Coimbra, CAPC, Coimbra (PT)
  • Switch On! – Suspended Spaces, Palacio Pombal, Lisbon (PT)
  • Hacking Habitat – Former Prison Wolvenplein, Utrecht (NL)
  • Open Call (Laureate) – Think Tank lab Triennale, International Festival for Contemporary Drawing, Arttrakt Gallery, Wrocław (PL)

2015

  • Un-Home, Spielart / Art in Resistance, Gasteig, Munich (DE)
  • Suspended Spaces / Sortir du Livre, Mains d’Oeuvres, Paris St.-Ouen (FR)
  • Un-Home (CH), Arc artist residency, Romainmôtier (CH)
  • Batumi Transitus, Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre, Paris (FR), (solo show)

2014

  • KunstVisite 2014, Charité – Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin (DE)
  • Ostrale 014 – Around You, Ostragehege, Dresden (DE)
  • Anonyme Zeichner – based in Berlin 2014, Pavillon am Milchhof, Berlin (DE)
  • Spoor 9 – An Ideal For Living – SECONDroom, Traffic #, Station Antwerpen Centraal (BE)
  • From Georgia. With Love? – Filip Berte, Kakha Kakhiani, De Buren in cooperation with BOZAR and De Markten, De Markten, Brussels (BE)
  • From Georgia. With Love? – Literary evening with writers Lasha Bugadze, Dato Turashvili, Frank Westerman, Julie Reniers, Filip Berte, deBuren, Brussels (BE)

2013

  • Filip Berte / The Graveyard – cities in the margin, Spielart Festival / Cityworks München (DE), (group show)
  • Filip Berte / Edwin Jacobs, interview with director Centraal Museum Utrecht, Zijdebalentheater, Utrecht (NL)
  • Double-lecture Filip Berte / Olaf Tempelman, Zijdebalentheater, Utrecht (NL)
  • House of Eutopia, Zijdebalentheater, Utrecht (NL), (solo show)
  • Minima Docta-lecture: Eutopia and architecture in the margin, Luca School of Arts, CAMPO Nieuwpoort, Ghent (BE)

2012

  • Eutopia / Mobile Office III – The Blue Room / The Graveyard, CBKU, Utrecht (NL), (solo show)
  • Citybooks, Summer of Photography, deBuren in cooperation with BOZAR and De Markten, De Markten, Brussel (BE), (group show)
  • Filip Berte / The Graveyard – cities in the margin, STAM, Ghent (BE), (solo show)
  • Provincial Prize Visual Arts 2011, Caermersklooster, Ghent (BE)
  • Filip Berte / The Graveyard, Theaterhaus Gessnerallee, Zürich (CH), (group show)

2011

  • Eutopia / Mobile Office II – The Graveyard, Ateliers Van Asch van Wijckskade, Utrecht (NL), (solo show)
  • Filip Berte / Eutopia: Collective Memory Gallery, CC Evergem, Evergem (BE), (solo show)
  • 10 years 9/11: How free are we?, One Day Art Manifestation, Neudeflat, Utrecht (NL), (group show)
  • Suspended Spaces, artists’ collective workshop, Beirut Art Centre, Beirut (LB)
  • CityBooks / Tbilisi, City Hall The Hague (NL), (group show)
  • CityBooks / Tbilisi, Europe House, Tbilisi (GE), (group show)
  • The Graveyard-print, Kunstuitleen, Utrecht (NL)

2010

  • Eutopia / Mobile Office I – Collective Memory Mass Grave, CBKU, Utrecht (NL), (solo show)
  • Eutopia / Collective Memory Mass Grave, ARCHA Theatre, Prague (CZ), (solo show)
  • Eutopia / Protected Landscape / Collective Memory Mass Grave, Malta-Festival, Poznan (PL), (solo show)
  • The Dialogue Audition (one week performance), European Foundation Week, Le Square, Brussels (BE)
  • Suspended Spaces #1 – curator Brent Klinkum, Maison de l’Achitecture, Amiens (FR), (group show)

2009

  • From Memory, On Knowing and forgetting, Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent (BE), (group show)
  • Speech-act 1989, Spoken-World 2009, Kaaistudio’s Brussels (BE)
  • Eutopia / Fragments of Collective Memory Mass Grave (video), Sint-Lucas School of Architecture, Ghent (BE)
  • Yes Or No Monologue For The European Constitution (performance), Administrative Centre for Civil Services, Brussels (BE)
  • Filip Berte / Eutopia, Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Centrale Electrique, Brussels (BE), (solo show)
  • Filip Berte / Eutopia, Art Brussels 27, Centrale Electrique, Brussels (BE), (solo show)

2008

  • Walls & Gateways, curator Lara Pan, ACEC Industrial site, Ghent (BE), (group show)
  • Extra Muros, labo 6 Existentie, curators Sevie Tsampalla and Koen Van Damme, Koninklijke Gaanderijen, Oostende (BE), (group show)
  • Eutopia / Protected Landscape, CAMPO boma, Ghent (BE), (solo show)

2007

  • Eutopia / Protected Landscape, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam (NL), (group show De Bank)
  • Monument For Kosovo / Disturbed Landscape, DAS ARTS, Amsterdam (NL), (group show De Bank)

RESIDENCIES

2016

  • Re-invent the residency#3 – Arc artist residency, Romainmôtier (CH)

2015

  • Re-invent the residency#2 – Arc artist residency, Romainmôtier (CH)
  • Artist-in-residence – Arc artist residency, Romainmôtier (CH)

2008 – 2013

  • Artist-in-Residence, CAMPO arts centre, Ghent (BE)

2009 –

  • Suspended Spaces artists’ collective (Amiens-Cyprus-Beirut)

2006 – 2007

  • Existentie Labo 6, Ghent (BE)

2006 – 2008

  • Artist-in-Residence, De Bank (collective), CAMPO arts centre, Ghent (BE)

PUBLICATIONS

2016

  • Hacking Habitat. Art of control, NAI010 Publishers, Rotterdam (NL)

2014

  • Suspended Spaces #3, ENSBA Editions, Paris (FR)
  • KunstVisite 2014, catalogue, Kulturamt Steglitz Zehlendorf, Berlin (DE)
  • Ostrale 014, exhibition catalogue, Ostrale Dresden (DE)
  • Ons Erfdeel – 2014, nr 3, Uitg. L. D evoldere (BE)

2013

  • Cultureel Jaarboek 2012, Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen (BE)
  • Europa Jaarboek 2014, Twinmedia publishing, Culemborg (NL)
  • House of Eutopia, limited edition, catalogue, Filip Berte and CAMPO arts centre, Ghent (BE)
  • Lettre Internationale #100, Niveau sans frontières, Berlin (DE)

2012

  • Provinciale Prijs Beeldende Kunst Oost Vlaanderen 2011, catalogue, Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, Ghent (BE)
  • Suspended Spaces #2, Beirut, Blackjack Editions (FR)

2011

  • Citybooks Tbilisi, deBuren (BE) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tbilisi (GE)
  • Suspended Spaces #1, Depuis Famagusta, Blackjack Editions (FR)

2009

  • From Memory, On knowing and forgetting, Museum Dr. Guislain, Lannoo editions (BE)

2008

  • Extra Muros, labo 6 Existentie, catalogue, vzw Existentie, Ghent (BE)

AWARDS AND HONORABLE MENTIONS

2016

  • Laureate Open Call Think Tank lab Triennale, International Festival for Contemporary Drawing, Wrocław (PL)

2012

  • Laureate Provincial Prize Visual Arts, East-Flanders, Ghent (BE)