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Daniël Dewaele / Selected Project
Daniël Dewaele / Selected Project
Daniël Dewaele / Selected Project
Daniël Dewaele / Selected Project
Daniël Dewaele / Selected Project

Daniël Dewaele

Selected Project

€35,00
20 × 26 cm, 208 p, ills colour, hardcover, English
design: Studio Jurgen Maelfeyt
edition of 700
November 2012

Since the mid-70s, Daniel Dewaele (Knokke, 1950) has followed a consistent course comprising numerous socially-engaged and -inspired art projects. On the basis of descriptions and illustrations of 43 projects, Daniel Dewaele, Selected Projects provides an almost complete survey of his work. Which makes this publication the standard work on this artist. In addition, the book offers a thorough insight into the conceptual tendencies that presented themselves in art as from the mid-70s. This unique book was created in close cooperation with the artist and appears on the occasion of an exhibition of the same name at Be-Part, Platform for Contemporary Art, in Waregem. The authors, Johan Pas and Pascal Gielen, each interpret the artist’s oeuvre on the basis of their own background, an artist who has always continued to ask how social participation could be achieved from an artistic position which by definition lies on the fringes of society. Published in collaboration with Be-Part, Waregem (B).

Daniel Dewaele is a self-taught artist. The relationship between art and society and the meaning art can have for society has been his field of action since about 1975. According to him, his art "arose from reflection on art and the relationship or interdependence between art and economy, society, ideology..."