The Kunsthal Presents: My Secret Garden. Arne Quinze
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The Kunsthal Presents: My Secret Garden.



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The Kunsthal Presents: My Secret Garden.
Arne Quinze
PR Newswire
ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands, June 4, 2012
ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands
June 4, 2012
/PRNewswire/ --
- 24 May to
2 September 2012
The Kunsthal Rotterdam proudly presents
My Secret Garden
, the first exhibition
the Netherlands
of work by the Belgian artist Arne Quinze. Quinze who works
internationally, creates large-scale public installations and sculptures. His works
are often built from of various types of wood.
My Secret Garden
is his first
large-scale indoor project. Especially for the installation, Quinze has introduced
light and sound compositions by music duo Danny Mommens and Els Pynoo.
Visitors can follow the artist at close range and via an online time lapse video
during the setup of the installation from 24 May to 7 June. This Kunsthal
exhibition is part of a double project. At the same time, the permanent
Rock Strangers
will be opened at Beaufort04 in Ostend, together
with the exhibition
Cities like open air museums
at the Venetiaanse Gaanderijen
(Venetian Galleries) along the Belgian coast. On the Zeedijk (sea dike) in Ostend
the visitors will be in direct contact with the Kunsthal via live stream. They are
able to see the visitors in
walk through the installation.
Arne Quinze
Arne Quinze (1971) lives and works in Sint-Martens-Latem in
. He began
work in the 1980s as a graffiti artist but never followed an official course of
training. Quinze concentrated on creating sculptures, drawings, paintings and
large-scale installations, his smaller artworks, sketches and drawings serving as
studies for his large installations. Social interaction, communication and
urbanism are recurrent themes in Quinze's oeuvre. Quinze has constructed
installations including Cityscape and The Sequence in
, The Visitor in
, Uchronia in the Nevada Desert and The Traveller in
Secret Garden
is comprehensively documented at
The exhibition will be opened on
Saturday June 9th
4 pm
by Saskia de Coster
and Arne Quinze himself. Doors open at
. The famous Belgian band Vive
la Fête will give a swinging electropop performance. The concert starts at
7 pm
(free entrance). Press is welcome, please confirm your presence via
This double project is accompanied by a special box containing two publications
and the DVDs
My Secret Garden
Rock Strangers
. Texts are written by
Saskia de Coster.