“Through videos, photos and installations, Emmanuel Van Der Auwera (1982) unravels the simulation and framing of messages. Drawing inspiration from political and historical as well as aesthetic motives, his work can be perceived as a critical stance towards new ways of communication, and an analysis of contemporary interaction in these virtual worlds.”
Emmanuel Van der Auwera, born in 1982 in Brussels, lives and works in Brussels. He studied in France at the École supérieure d’Art in Clermont-Ferrand (2005-2008) and at Le Fresnoy: Studio national des arts contemporains (2008-2010). He is Laureate of a post-academic course at the Higher Institute of Fine Arts (HISK) in Ghent (2014-2015) and recipient of the Langui Award of the Young Belgian Art Prize. In 2016, his work featured in exhibitions at the Centre Pompidou, Extra City, Meymac Contemporary Art Centre,”Indiscipline,” Palais de Tokyo (curated by Devrim Bayar/WIELS), “Now Belgium Now,” LLS 387, Antwerp, “A Prisoner’s Cinema,” Iselp, and “The End of the World,” Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci (Prato, Italy).