Independent Brussels : Are you ready?
April 19th, marks the preview opening of an international event that from time to time is getting more and more fundamental for those who love Art and for whom interact or work with it.
Brescia, Oslo, London, Berlin, New York, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Madrid, Budapest, Cologne, Paris, Zurich are only some of the cities contributing to Independent Brussels. The location of this event- open until April 23rd – is Vanderborght Building. Independent Brussels, created in 2016, is a subsidiary event of the American fair in New York that showed to have a wide dimension in 2016 edition from April 20th until April 23rd. It is no coincidence that the selected venue is at Rue de l’Ecuyer 50 in the Belgian capital which is by definition considered the capital of EU as it hosts important institutions such as the European Commission.
On the other hand, the terrorist attacks in 2016 have not stopped Independent Brussels that has played a key role among European and international level events. The free admission to the fair reiterates the organizers’ intention to have a wide and without-any-age-limit audience having different kinds of interests.
Here follows the list of exhibitors taking part in the event: 1857, Oslo; Galerie 1900 – 2000, Paris; APALAZZOGALLERY, Brescia; Air de Paris, Paris; AndréhnSchiptjenko, Stockholm; Annex 14, Zurich; The Approach, London; Michael Benevento, Los Angeles; Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva; Brennan & Griffin, New York; CANADA, New York; Capitain Petzel, Berlin; Carlier Gebauer, Berlin; Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid; C L E A R I N G, New York / Brussels; Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam; Erika Deák Gallery, Budapest; Elizabeth Dee, New York; Delmes & Zander, Berlin; Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague; EXILE, Berlin; Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris; gb agency, Paris; Gladstone Gallery, New York / Brussels; Green Art Gallery, Dubai; Nina Johnson, Miami; Jan Kaps, Cologne; Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam; Levy.Delval, Brussels; Ludion, Antwerp; MAGNIN-A, Paris; Mary Mary, Glasgow; Martos Gallery, New York; Galerie Maubert, Paris; Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo / Brussels; Meyohas, New York; Jan Mot, Brussels; Mulier Mulier Gallery, Knokk-Heist; Múrias Centeno, Porto / Lisbon; Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt; Office Baroque, Brussels; Galerie Pact, Paris; Maureen Paley, London; Galería Parra & Romero, Madrid / Ibiza; Peres Projects, Berlin; Tatjana Pieters, Ghent; Praz-Delavallade, Paris / Los Angeles; Projecte SD, Barcelona; Aurel Scheibler, Berlin; Tommy Simoens, Antwerp; Sprüth Magers, Berlin / London / Los Angeles; Galerie Gregor Staiger, Zurich; Stems Gallery, Brussels; Super Dakota, Brussels; Temnikova & Kasela Gallery, Tallinn; Travesía Cuatro, Madrid / Guadalajara; Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp; trampoline, Antwerp; Truth and Consequences, Geneva; UntilThen, Paris; White Columns, New York; Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris; David Zwirner, New York / London.
Clearly, you cannot miss it! Independent Brussels proves to be an impressive fair gathering acclaimed artists and emerging ones under the same roof. Let’s not forget the non-profit organizations coming from the city of the so called 7 hills.
For further information: www.independenthq.com
Article by Francesca Martire
English translation by Chiara Vilmercati