Who does not know the urge for freedom and the dream of being able to fly unobstructed? Even in a cage, Abbey Lincoln sings in ‘I know why the caged bird sings’, it is still possible to be creative. The relationship between humans, animals and nature already appeals to the imagination in the prehistoric cave painting of Lascaux with the famous ‘bird man’.
At Kunstenplatform WARP in Sint-Niklaas, the exhibition ‘I know why the caged bird sings’ takes place from April 8 to May 8, 2022, in which birds, flying and freedom are central. In this exhibition curated by Stef Van Bellingen, sources, both from East and West, inspire to get to grips with themes such as physical freedom to mental cagedness. This topic is examined in detail by a group of exciting artists:
Cecilia Bullo, Ignace Cami, Nelleke Cloosterman, Sylvie Crutelle, Stief Desmet, Robert Devriendt, Honoré d’O, Ronny Engelen, Niko Hendrickx, Roni Horn, Koningin Elisabeth, Gaëlle Leenhardt, Nadia Verena Marcin, Linda Jasmin Mayer, Migrating Heritage – Shatila, Panamarenko
curated by Stef Van Bellingen
The exhibition is accessible weekly from Thursday to Sunday from 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm.
In addition to the exhibition, free admission activities are also being organized. There will also be two lectures, presented by employees of Vogelbescherming Vlaanderen at the WARP location (Niels Luyten on ‘twitching’ and Jan Rodts on his The smartest bird guide).
Location: WARP, Apostelstraat 20, 9100 Sint-Niklaas Date: April 8 – May 8, 2022: Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from 1.30 pm
More info via email@example.com
You can combine a visit to this exhibition with a guided visit to our garden. The tours are organized by De Vogelbescherming.