Brief CV
Filip Van Dingenen is a multidisciplinary artist and co-founder of the Ecole Mondiale in Brussels. He is currently PHD researcher at LUCA School of Arts in Ghent/Brussels and affiliated researcher at the Laboratory of Education and Society at KU Leuven. In his process-based art practice he uses a broad range of different methods and outputs merging participatory strategies with a social and ecological relevance, in between leisure and education. The last years he worked extensively on zoological issues and observed the phenomena of zoo culture from different angles. With the Argentinian choreographer/dancer Barbara Pereyra he co-founded Fantaman Productions & Matelisto Contemporary Movements, a platform for developing projects in between performance and visual arts. He was researcher at the Jan Van Eyck Academy (2013), associate artist in residence with Mark Dion at ACA (2008) and developed projects in Artist Residency Programs at Irish Museum of Modern Art (2008), Wiels Art Center (2009) Banff Art Center (2013), Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle (2015) and worked in Ireland, Argentina and Equatorial Guinea. He has written numerous articles for journals and magazines and has authored several artist books. His works and performances are presented at the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren (2013), Onomatopee Foundation, Eindhoven (2011), Gallery fur Landschaftkunst, Hamburg (2011), Galway artcentre (2010), Museu da República, Rio de Janeiro (2009), Centro Cultural Español en Bata (2008), Santa Monica Art Center, Barcelona (2006), 7hours Haus19 - Humboldt University & Museum for Natural History Berlin (2005). He is represented by Waldburger Wouters in Brussels.