ARTISTS represented by the Gallery
HERMAN VAN INGELGEM " Foreign Bodies & Prostheses.
The exhibition is extended until Saturday 23 October and during BORGER NOCTURNE the gallery will be open until 9 PM.
Wednesday - Saturday - 2 - 6 pm & by appointment.
Foreign bodies is a medical collective term for objects that do not belong in a human body. For example, operating material accidentally left behind after a surgical procedure, an object that has been swallowed, or a splinter of wood in the skin.
Prostheses are replacements, extensions, artificial additions to our bodies.
The English word prosthese comes from the Greek prosthesis and means "to put something against," "to add something to" ,"to put something behind".
Pros = at, behind, against.
Tithèmi = I place.
In the French word prothèse and the Dutch prothese the first 's' was accidentally omitted.
Pros was confused with pro.
In this manner it means proposition
Hence, an exhibition
Guy Van Bossche
Philippe Van Snick
Els Vanden Meersch
BART DE CLERCQ & ADAM RABINOWITZ
Opening & vernissage at 15h
Text and Installation by Ory Dessau