Francis Alÿs

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Current and upcoming

01/05 - tbc
Geography Lesson
Oranim College, Tivon (IL)

Exhibitions at Jan Mot

31/10/15 - 28/11/15

Francis Alÿs, Pierre Bismuth, Mario Garcia Torres, Joachim Koester, Tris Vonna-Michell

Biography

Francis Alÿs
Born in 1959 in Antwerp (BE)
Lives and works in Mexico City

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Bibliography

News

18/12/20
Francis Alÿs Sandlines

The film Sandlines, the Story of History (2018-2020) by Francis Alÿs was awarded with the “Best Feature Documentary Award” by the Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People.
Visit the festival's page to read more. See the trailer of the film on Francis Alÿs' website.

01/08/20
Francis Alÿs

Curator Hilde Teerlinck and Francis Alÿs are selected to represent Flanders within the Belgian Pavilion for the 2022 edition of La Biennale di Venezia. 

“Do We Live Because We Narrate?”, developed by Hilde Teerlinck and Francis Alÿs for the Belgian Pavilion will question the role of the artist and the relevance of art in situations of conflict and crisis.

It is not a case of war journalism, but a chronicle of the tactics of living developed when the systems social / economic / governmental / you name it – are not operative anymore, circumstances where you find a moment of creation, of need and of tension. It is a chronicle of the way in which people develop strategies of survival in and after a situation of conflict.
Francis Alÿs, Beirut, March 2009