18 Nov 2022 → 29 Jan 2023

Through 30 empty birdcages, a choir of chirps, trills, silences, and warbles emanates. You can hear the song of the goldfinch or El Meknine in Algeria, where it has become a treasured companion. The bird grew to be a symbol of love and liberty, but its existence has become endangered and rhythmed by its domestication. While we sing of the finch's flight and beauty, have we become entrapped ourselves? A portrait of the willed mindlessness of the masses, of the ever-present disillusion of a life circumscribed by the iron cage of rationalization and self-indoctrination.Oussama Tabti (Algeria, 1988) is a visual artist who lives and works in Brussels. His work questions hermetic geopolitics. In his own way he denounces the difficulty of moving in a world that is globalized but also suspicious,...

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 21:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
Gallery Info → Map →
18 Nov 2022 → 29 Jan 2023
18 Nov 2022 → 29 Jan 2023

Through 30 empty birdcages, a choir of chirps, trills, silences, and warbles emanates. You can hear the song of the goldfinch or El Meknine in Algeria, where it has become a treasured companion. The bird grew to be a symbol of love and liberty, but its existence has become endangered and rhythmed by its domestication. While we sing of the finch's flight and beauty, have we become entrapped ourselves? A portrait of the willed mindlessness of the masses, of the ever-present disillusion of a life circumscribed by the iron cage of rationalization and self-indoctrination.Oussama Tabti (Algeria, 1988) is a visual artist who lives and works in Brussels. His work questions hermetic geopolitics. In his own way he denounces the difficulty of moving in a world that is globalized but also suspicious,...

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 21:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
Gallery Info → Map →