BIOGRAPHY


Birde Vanheerswynghels

Birde Vanheerswynghels (1986 Belgium)


EDUCATION
HISK, Post Academic Residency, Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Ghent (2013-2014)
Master Visual arts Sint Lucas Gent (2006-2011)

RESIDENCIES
June- September 2013 Cité Internationale des Arts Paris France
March 2012 Kunstprojektraum Tapir Berlin Germany
February 2012 Boiling point PRESS Berlin Germany
October-January 2011 Takt kunstprojektraum Berlin Germany

LECTURES
2013 The Big Draw, SMAK, Gent Belgium

AWARDS
2015: Baker Tilly Roelfs stipendium for my contribution to Terra Incognita at KIT-Kunst Im Tunnel, Düsseldorf

COLLECTIONS
The collection of the Flemish Community

PUBLICATIONS
‘This is Belgium – Birde Vanheerswynghels’, (2017)
‘The cat with nine lifes’, The Word Magazine (2016
‘Seven Belgian – based artist to keep on your radar- Birde Vanheerswynghels’ ,The Word Magazine (2016)
'Terra Incognita', catalogue KIT- Kunst Im Tunnel (2015)
‘Red Dawn’, catalogue HISK (2014)

 EXHIBITIONS

2017
‘Happy Ever After’ Komplot, Brussels Belgium (Solo Show)
‘Group Show’ Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne Germany

2016
‘The Cat With Nine Lifes’ Galerie Tatjana Pieters, Gent Belgium (Solo Show)
‘Drawing Front’ Drawing Centre, Diepenheim The Netherlands
'Jumanji' Soft Focus Institute, Gent Belgium
'Baker Tilly Roelfs stipendium', KIT Kunst Im Tunnel, Düsseldorf Germany

2015
'Terra Incognita', KIT- Kunst Im Tunnel, Düsseldorf Germany
‘Little HISK’ Poortgebouw, Antwerp Belgium

2014
‘Red Dawn’, Final show HISK, Gent Belgium
‘Verf na van Eyck’, Croxhapox, Gent Belgium
'Paper Works', Galerie Tatjana Pieters, Gent Belgium
'Westenwind' Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne Germany
'ARTSPACE XL' quincaillerie-Vander Ecken, Brussels Belgium
'HISK' open studio's' Gent Belgium

2013
'You Are Not What You Seem' Zwart Wild, Gent Belgium
'Vanity Fair: A City Under The City Skin' Oude Vismijn, Gent Belgium
'When I became an image' Tebeac KASK, Gent Belgium
'HISK open studio's', Gent Belgium

2012
'GROUP SHOW' G11, Berlin Germany
'Gute Naht' Tapir, Berlin Germany

2011
'I+I=II' tamtam, Berlin Germnay
'HET ON(VER)DRAAGLIJKE' Anatomisch Theater, Leuven Belgium

2010
‘The sky touches the earth and the earth touches the sky’ CEAC (Chinese European Art Centre) Xiamen China