‘The Absent Museum’

20 Apr 2017
13 Aug 2017
WIELS
Av. Van Volxemlaan 354
1190 Brussels

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Anonymous, le mur, 1968. Courtesy: Lutz Becker, London

Anonymous, le mur, 1968. Courtesy: Lutz Becker, London

What radical potential does the contemporary art museum hold? How should a museum be shaped by and, in turn shape, the various communities that form its audience? ‘The Absent Museum’ revolves around these questions, provoked by the astonishing fact that Brussels, despite being the capital of Europe, has no such institution – a situation addressed by the controversial new Centre Pompidou, which will open in the city in 2020. Read the full review here.