JOS DE GRUYTER & HARALD THYS


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OPTIMUNDUS

M HKA
8 February - 19 May 2013

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys's exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp - entitled OPTIMUNDUS – is the broadest presentation of their work in Belgium and internationally to date, and will be followed by a second chapter at Kunsthalle Wien early in 2014.

The artists created an environment where a key selection of their works in all media is brought together, alongside a number of new works. OPTIMUNDUS is a panorama of de Gruyter & Thys’s practice, bringing their unique conception of the alternative reality into the realm of an exhibition scenario. Visitors to OPTIMUNDUS will also be joined by a cast of existing and new mannequins from the artists’ own universe.

Photo credit: M HKA - Christine Clinckx