Haseeb Ahmed “Wind Avatar”

VERTIGO STARTS program resident   Haseeb Ahmed  is currently working alongside Beatrice de Gelder and the DANCE research Group at the Brain and Emotion Laboratory at the university of Maastricht. The project “Wind Avatar” directly links a person to the wind. The movements and emotions of a subject are translated into expressions of a character composed of wind turbulence patterns. By allowing a …

Drawing in the New Machine Age

The New Machine Age promises to surpass the limits of human knowledge, ability and desire. Drawing by hand seems obsolete. At the same time, it remains an essential tool for artists and scientists. In the context of Amelie Bouvier’s exhibition “The Sun Conspiracy” the artist will discuss the significance of drawing in artistic and scientific practice with brain scientist and …

Upcoming Exhibitions

Fundamental Research will curate three projects in 2017/18. The first exhibition presents work developed by Emmanuel Van der Auwera during his residency in the laboratory of Beatrice de Gelder, and will be complimented a live evaluation between resident and host. More info soon.

Steps & Marches

Brussels Gallery Weekend celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. One of the most anticipated exhibitions is Marcin Dudek’s third show with his gallery Harlan Levey Projects. Since 2013, Mr. Dudek has been developing an extensive body of research on crowd violence, mass movements, stadiums and spectacle. During the exhibition, Fundamental Research will organise a discussion between Mr. Dudek and Professor …

Emmanuel Van der Auwera in residency

Collaborating with the Gluon Foundation, Fundamental Research proposed Emmanuel Van der Auwera for a 3-month residency in the Brain and Emotion Lab at the University of Maastricht under the direction of Beatrice de Gelder and her team. The Brain and Emotion Lab investigates emotion and cognition in humans. Projects include investigations of emotion and cognition in neurologically intact participants, but …