Jan Mot

 Sven Augustijnen

Born in 1970 in Mechelen (BE).
Lives and works in Brussels


1988-90        Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp (BE)

1990-92         Hoger Sint-Lukas Instituut, Brussels

1997-99         Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht (NL)

Prizes and awards

Fernand Baudin Prize for publication Spectres

Prize of the Flemish community for Spectres, Festival Filmer à Tout Prix, Brussels
Evens Prize for Visual Arts
FID Marseille Public Libraries Prize and GNCR Prize for Spectres, Special Mention by the International Jury

Screenings and exhibitions

The Maps of the Middle East (1942 - 1969), 2020, Jan Mot at Lempertz, Brussels 

The Little Catalogue of the S.M.A.K. Collection | The Exhibition, S.M.A.K., Ghent (BE)
, M HKA, Antwerp (BE)
Congoville, Middelheim Museum, Antwerp (BE)

Sven Augustijnen, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus (DK) (solo)
Spectres, Cineteca, Madrid (screening)
Spectres, Tënk, Lussas (FR) (streaming)

Spectres, Universciné, Brussels (streaming)
Art & Diplomacy, Expo Egmont Palace, Brussels
Pickpocket, Kunst Raum Riehen, Basel (CH)
Spectres, The Slovenian Cinematheque, Ljubljana (screening)
The Collection (1): Highlights for a Future, S.M.A.K., Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent (BE)
Southern Constellations: Poetics of the Non-Aligned, Moderna galerija,   Ljubljana
Photobook Belge, FOMU, Antwerp (BE)
Artefact, STUK, Leuven (BE)

Sven Augustijnen and Sammy Baloji, CC Strombeek, Strombeek (BE)
Extra States: Nations in Liquidations , Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp (BE)
TRUST, Les Brasseurs, Liège (BE)
Spectres, Kaunas International Film Festival, Kaunas (LT), (screening) 
First Person in Plural, BAK, Utrecht (NL)
Spectres, VOD, Lussas (FR), (streaming) 
Spectres, BAK, Utrecht (NL), (screening)
Mudac, Lausanne (CH) (talk)
Summer Thoughts, Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
Summer Thoughts, Hollybush Gardens, as part of Condo London (solo)

Spectres, Kaunas International Film Festival, Kaunas (LT), (screening) 
Biennale 9: Oh Les Beaux Jours, une esthétique des moyens disponibles,  Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve (BE),
COM TIES – Thresholds / Seuils / Drempels, ISELP & Argos, Brussels
How To Live Together, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Post-Peace, Nest, Den Haag (NL)
Post-Peace, Würtembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart (DE)
STEP UP! Belgian Dance and Performance on Camera 1970-2000, Argos, Brussels
Médiathèque du FMAC - Fonds vidéo de la Ville de Genève, Artgenève, Geneva (CH)
House of Commons, Portikus, Frankfurt/Main (DE)

La liberté sans nom, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch (FR)
The Unfinished Conversation: Encoding/Decoding, Museu Colecção  Berardo, Lisbon
Gestures and Archives of the Present, Genealogies of the Future, Taipei Biennal, Taipei Fine Arts Museum of Taiwan
The Metronome Burst of Automatic Fire Seep Through the Dawn Mist Like Muffled Drums and We Know It for What It Is, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin (solo)
Cher(e)s Ami(e)s : Hommage aux donateurs des collections contemporaines, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Voltooid Verleden Tijd, Universiteitsbibliotheek Leuven (BE)
Spectres, (Fabriquer l')Afrique, Salle du Polygone étoilé Marseille (FR) (screening)
Art in the Age of Asymmetrical Warfare, Witte de With, Rotterdam (NL)
Shadow Scenes, Colomboscope Festival for Arts, Literature and Performance Colombo (LK)
Spectres, Extra City, Antwerpen (BE) (screening)
EUROPE – The Future of History, Kunsthaus Zürich (CH)
L'Art est la chose... Hulaut & Clarke, and friends, Le Carré, Scène nationale.Centre d’art contemporain et le Pays de Château-Gontier (FR)
Old News (Again), cneai Chatou (FR)
Spectres, CAPC musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux (FR), 04/03 (screening)
Up Close and Personal, De Hallen, Haarlem (NL)
Summer Thoughts, Kunsthall Trondheim, Trondheim (NO)
Johan, Iselp, Brussels (screening)
The Unfinished Conversation: Encoding and Decoding, The Power Plant, Toronto (CA)
Ce qui ne sert pas s’oublie, CAPC musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux (FR)

Up Close and Personal, De Hallen, Haarlem (NL)
L’histoire est simple et édifiante. Une sélection d’articles parus dans Paris Match, première partie 1960-1972, Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
Specters: A Ciné-Politics of Haunting by TJ Demos, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid (screening)
Spectres, Belvue, Brussels (screening)
Spectres, CCS Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson (US) (solo)
Festival International du Film, La Roche sur Yon (FR) (screening)
Johan, François, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch (FR) (screening)
Spectres, Musée National de Lubumbashi Lubumbashi (CD) (screening)
Spectres, National Gallery of Kosovo, Pristina (screening)
Hunting and Collecting, MuZEE, Oostende (BE)
OUT OF THE BLUE, a sense of public-mindedness, National Gallery of Kosovo, Pristina
Spectres, Film Museum, Dusseldorf (DE) (screening)
Meeting Points 7, 21er Haus, Vienna (screening)
Spectres, Camera Austria, Graz (AT) (solo)
Spectres, l'Iselp, Brussels (screening)
Tim Etchells. Order Cannot Help You Now, Argos, Brussels
Spectres, Salle Marcel Guého, Theix (FR) (screening)
Spectres, 9ième Festival. Raisons d'Agir, Poitiers (FR) (screening)
Spectres, Wexner Art Center, Columbus (US) (screening)
Spectres, Siskel Film Center, Chicago (US) (screening)
Spectres, Spring Workshop Hong Kong (CN) (screening)
Ravaged. Art and Culture in times of conflict, Museum M, Leuven (BE)
Spectres, AV Festival, Newcastle upon Tyne (GB) (screening)
Alice Seeley Harris Congo Archives 1904 - Sammy Baloji - Congo Dialogues 2014, Rivington Place, London (screening)
Spectres, Picha Art Center, Lubumbashi (CD) (screening)
Spectres, Wits Institute for Social & Economic research (WiSER), Johannesburg, (ZA)
Spectres, Vdrome, Milano (IT) (streaming)

Conversation Piece, Mu.ZEE, Oostende (BE)
Spectres, Cinéma Opéra, Lyon (FR) (screening)
Our Memory?, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai (CN)
Old News, BAS, Karaköy Istanbul (TR) (solo)
Suspicious Minds, Galeria Vermelho, Sao Paulo (BR)
Auguste Orts, Through Free Association, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Genève (CH)
Leisure, Discipline and Punishment, Contour 2013, Mechelen (BE)
Just what is it that makes today so familiar, so uneasy?, LIAF 2013, Lofoten (NO)
Spectres, 98weeks, Beirut Cairo (screening)
Le Guide du Parc, 21er Haus, Vienna (screening)
Spectres, Collective’s Gallery, Edinburgh (GB) (screening)
Spectres, tranzitdisplay, Prague (screening)
Spectres, Vox, Montréal (CA) (solo)
Spectres, Arnolfini, Bristol (GB) (screening)
Spectres, Cinema Espace Saint-Michel, Paris (cinema release)
Spectres, Cinema le Cratère, Toulouse (FR) (cinema release)
Spectres, Museum San Telmo, Donostia – San Sebastian (ESP) (screening)
Spectres, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö (SE) (solo)
Spectres, Vdrome, Milano (IT) (streaming)
Spectres, Jan Mot, Cinema Rits, Brussels (screening)

AWB 082-3317 7922, Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
Spectres, NIAS, Wassenaar (NL) (screening and talk)
Spectres, ERG, Brussels (screening and talk)
In and Out of Brussels: Africa in Europe, Beursschouwburg, Brussels (book presentation)
Spectres, Le Cratère, Toulouse (FR) (screening)
Spectres, Fonds Municpal d’art contemporain, Genève (CH) (screening)
Spectres, Norske Kunsthåndverkeres, Bergen (NO) (screening)
Spectres, Yale School of Arts (US) (screening and talk)
Spectres, Artist Space, New York (US) (screening and talk)
Spectres, Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson (US) (screening and talk)
Spectres, Filmfestival Ostend, Ostend (BE) (screening)
Viewpoint, a closer look at showing, Huis Marseille, Museum voor Fotografie, Amsterdam
Le Guide du Parc, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg (DE) (screening)
Spectres, Rwanda Film Festival, Kigali (RW) (screening)
Pop-Up !, Musée d'Ixelles, Brussels
Spectres, docalliance, Marseille (FR) (streaming)
Spectres, KASK cinema, Ghent (BE) (screening and talk)
Spectres, Canvas, Brussels (broadcast)
Spectres, documenta, Madrid (screening)
Spectres, Docville, Leuven (BE) (screening)
Spectres, Festival International du Film Policier, Liège (BE) (screening)
Spectres, Hantologie des colonies, Universita di Gorizia, Gorizia (IT) (screening and talk)
Spectres, IndieLisboa, Lisbon (screening)
Auguste Orts for ING, Art Brussels, Brussels
TRACK, Ghent (BE)
Spectres, VUB, Brussels (screening and talk)
Spectres, Travelling, Rennes (FR) (screening)
Spectres, Video les Beaux Jours, Strasbourg (FR) (screening)
Spectres, Marres & Jan van Eyck, Maastricht (NL) (screening and talk)
Contour on Tour, De Loketten, Brussels
Spectres, Festival des Ecrans du réel, Beyrouth (LB) (screening)

Spectres, Tate Modern, London (screening and talk)
Spectres, Mutations – Paris Photo Live Platform, Grand Palais, Paris (screening and talk)
Spectres, Espace Delvaux, Watermael-Boitsfort (BE) (screening)
Spectres, Filmer à Tout Prix, Brussels  (screening)
Spectres, Vrijstaat O, Ostend (BE) (screening)
Spectres, RIDM, Montréal (CA) (screening)
Spectres, Viennale, Vienna (screening)
Spectres, International Documentary Festival, Jihilava (CZ) (screening)
Spectres, Documentaire sur Grand Ecran, Paris (screening)
Spectres, Cinema Zuid, Antwerpen (BE) (screening)
Spectres, STUK, Leuven (BE) (screening and talk)
Spectres, Transatvidéo, Caen (FR) (screening)
Hantologie des colonies, Galerie Villa des Tourelles, Nanterre (FR) (screening)
Hantologie des colonies, Ciné 104, Pantin (FR) (screening and talk)
Spectres, Centre Pompidou, Paris (screening and talk)
Spectres, De Appel, Amsterdam (solo)
Spectres, Kunsthalle Bern ( (solo)
Videoexfestival, Zürich (CH) (screening)
He disappeared into Complete Silence, De Hallen, Haarlem (NL)
The eye is a lonely hunter: Images of a humankind, Fotofestival, Mannheim (DE)
Spectres, OCA, Oslo (screening and talk)
Spectres, International Documentary Festival, Jihilava (CZ) (screening)
Spectres, Documentaire sur Grand Ecran, Paris (FR) (screening)
Spectres, Cinema Zuid, Antwerpen (BE) (screening)
Spectres, STUK, Leuven (BE) (screening and talk)
Spectres, Transatvidéo, Caen (FR) (screening)
Hantologie des colonies, Galerie Villa des Tourelles, Nanterre (FR) (screening)
Hantologie des colonies, Ciné 104, Pantin (FR) (screening and talk)
Spectres, Centre Pompidou, Paris (screening and talk)
Spectres, De Appel, Amsterdam (solo)
Spectres, Kunsthalle Bern (solo)
Videoexfestival, Zürich (CH) (screening)
He disappeared into Complete Silence, De Hallen, Haarlem (NL)
The eye is a lonely hunter: Images of a humankind, Fotofestival, Mannheim (DE)
Spectres, OCA, Oslo (screening and talk)
Spectres, Buda, Kortrijk (BE) (screening)
My Communism, TOP, Shanghai (CN)
Melanchotopia, Witte de With, Rotterdam (NL)
Masterpieces in the MAS. Five centuries of images in Antwerp, MAS, Antwerp (BE)
Spectres, Etats Generaux du Documentaire, Lussas (FR) (screening)
Spectres, Kinok, Sankt-Gallen (NO) (screening and talk)
Spectres, Kunsthalle Sankt-Gallen (CH) (solo)
Spectres, Ecran Total, Cinéma Arenberg, Brussels (screening and   talk)
Spectres, Videofid, Marseille (FR) (screening)
Spectres, FID, Marseille (FR) (screening and talk)
Spectres, Cinema RITS, Brussels (screening)
Spectres, Wiels, Brussels (solo)
Spectres, Kunstenfestivaldesarts, KVS, Brussels (screening)

Illegal Cinema, Les Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers, Aubervilliers, (FR) (screening)
Johan – François, Psychiatrisch Centrum, Duffel (BE)
Tegenlicht, SMAK, Ghent (BE)
A.B.C. - Art Belge Contemporain, Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing (FR)
Cities Under the Gaze, Murcia (ES)
Right Right Now Now, Arthur Boskamp Stiftung, Hohenlockstedt (DE)
Auguste Orts: Correspondence, MUHKA, Antwerp (BE)
The State of Things, NAMOC, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
And the Moral of the Story is …, Witte de With, Rotterdam (NL)
Courtisane, Ghent (BE) (screening)
Break Even Shop, IFFRotterdam, Rotterdam (NL)

Working Title, Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warschau (PL)
Recente Aanwinsten, De Hallen, Haarlem (NL)
The State of Things, Bozar, Brussels
Report On Probability, Basel Kunsthalle, Basel (CH)
Backsourcing: Video Lounge, Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen University, Xiamen (CN)
A Story Of The Image, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai (CN)
A Story Of The Image, National Museum, Singapore
Jan Mot, Art 40 Basel, Basel (CH)
La part des Anges, La coma, Bordeaux (FR) (screening)
Stutter, Tate Modern, London
Made In Europe, Marres & Lumière, Maastricht (NL)
Vérité Exposée, Ernst Museum, Budapest
L’École des Pickpockets, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (US) (screening)
Gathering, Espace Ladda, Ghent (BE)

Les Demoiselles de Bruxelles, Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
Correspondence, Auguste Orts, Lux 28, London
Johan, Films of Auguste Orts, Tate Modern, London (screening)
Back and Beyond Marcel Broodthaers, PMMK, Ostend (BE)
Johan, Videographe, Montreal (CA) (screening)
Weder Entweder Noch Oder, Wurttembergischer Kunstverrein, Stuttgart (DE)
Peripheral Vision and Collective Body, Museion, Bolzano (IT)
A Portrait of the Artist as a Researcher 2.0, Beursschouwburg, Brussels
As it screams Just Please Love Me, FormContent, London
Maison de la Culture de Frontenac, Montreal (CA)
B-Docs, Kranfilm, Brussels

Maison Grégoire, Brussels
Sven Augustijnen. L’Histoire Belge, Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
Mood Salon, Bios, Athens
Imaginary Belgium, Old Embassy, Tokyo
A Story of the Image: Visual Art as Visual Culture, MuHKA, Antwerp (BE)
Open Archive #1, argos, Brussels
Kunstenfestivaldesarts, BXLBRAVO, Brussels
UGent, Vakgroep Architectuur en Stedebouw, Ghent (BE)
Factory #2, CC Strombeek, Strombeek (BE)
Vanaf Nu!..., LLS 387 Ruimte voor actuele Kunst, Antwerp (BE)
Rouge Baiser, Biennale Estuaire Nantes, Saint Nazaire, Nantes (FR)
Deuxièmes Rencontres Internationales du Film Documentaire, Doc à Tunis, (TN)
Le Guide du Parc, Kunst op de Wei / AmuseeVous Rock Werchter, Werchter (BE)
Tanzen, Sehen – The Provocation of the Media in the Dialogue of Dance and Fine Art, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen (DE) and CAAC, Sevilla (ES)
Cher Pourquoi Pas?, A Prior Magazine, Documenta Magazines, Kassel (DE)

Eclipses du Réel, Fri-Art
, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Fribourg (CH)
Mardi de l’Art, Sven Augustijnen entre fiction et documentaire, Université de Luxembourg
Paperback, CGAC Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela (ES)
Freestate 2006, Site Oud Militair Hospitaal, Ostend (BE)
Crossing Anspach, Brussels
L'Ecole des Pickpockets, CAC TV, Vilnius
Jan Mot, Art 37 Basel, Basel (CH)

, Galeries Ravenstein, Brussels
Argosfestival, Brussels
Information/Transformation, Extra City, Antwerp (BE)
Manon de Boer and Brussels, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
In This Colony, Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen, Amsterdam
Musée d’Art Contemporain de Strasbourg, Strasbourg (FR)
Is dit Belgisch? MuHKA Cinema, Antwerp (BE)
IDYL As To Answer That Picture, Middelheim Openlucht Museum (BE)
Bevreemdende Verkenningen, Sint-Lukas Galerij, Brussels
Brussels’ Topologies, Argos, Brussels
Nederland niet Nederland, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)

Manifesta 5, European Biennal for Contemporary Art, San Sebastian (ES)
Vollevox Lounge, Vanderborght, Brussels
Une Femme Entreprenante, Argos, Flagey, Brussels (solo)
Drafting Deceit, Apexart, New York (US)
Elders, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam
Zona de Mestizaje, Museo Nacional Centro e Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid 
Pictura, Dordrecht (NL)
Tour-ism, Fundaçion Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona (ES)
STUK, Leuven (BE)
Social Affairs, Ministery of Social Affairs of the Netherlands, Den Haag  (NL)

International Film Festival Rotterdam (NL)
Coconut Tour, Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sète (FR)
Hard Kijken, Festival, Nijmegen, Arnhem (NL)
COURTisane, Victoria, Ghent (BE)
Revolution/Restauration 01, Bozar, Palais des Beaux-Arts/Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
20th World Wide Videofestival, Amsterdam
Contour, Mechelen (BE)
Short Film Festival, Grimstadt (NO)
Sven Augustijnen, WIELS, Brussels
Urban Dramas, De Singel, Antwerp (BE)
Doc en courts, Cinéma Opéra, Lyon (FR)
24/7: Wilno – Nueva Nork (visa para), CAC, Vilnius
Once Upon a Time…, Muhka, Antwerp (BE)
Belgian Focus, Argos festival, Brussels
Kunstfilmbiennale, Köln (DE)
Another World Museum, gallery Side 2, Tokyo
14e Festival International du Documentaire, Marseille (FR)
Beeldenstorm #2, Buda-eiland, Kortrijk (BE)

L'Effet Larsen, Casino, Forum d'art contemporain (LU) (cat.)
Transmediale.02, International Media Art Festival, Berlin
To Die For, De Appel, Amsterdam
Argos Festival, Brussels
New Space, Opening Show, Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels
Etablissement d’en Face at MUHKA, Antwerp (BE)
La Salle de Cinéma, Centre d’art La Passerelle, Brest (FR)
Ramallah International Video Festival, Palestine
Mission Mont des Arts, screening at the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Fondation Roi Baudouin, Brussels

Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
Escale, Düsseldorf (solo) (DE)
Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belge, Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
L'Effet Larsen, OK Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst, Linz, (AT)

Total Blackout, NICC, Antwerpen (BE)
Metro>Polis, Brussels
Cinémathèque de Toulouse (FR)
Beursschouwburg, Brussels
TheaterTheater, Mechelen (BE)
Vooruit, Ghent (BE)
Rencontres Urbaines 2000, La Villette, Paris
Stuk, Leuven (BE)
Filmplateau, Ghent (BE)
Being-together, Marres, Maastricht (NL)
Site, Düsseldorf (DE)

Centre Suzanne Delal, Cinématèque de Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, (IL)
Centre chorégraphique national de Rennes (FR)
Les Rencontres du 8ème Type, Tours (FR)
Le Botanique, Brussels
Freespace, NICC, Antwerpen (BE)
W139, Amsterdam
Untitled day, Centrum Beeldende Kunsten, Maastricht (NL)
Big Brother, Stroom, Haags centrum voor beeldende kunsten, Den Haag (NL)
De Onzichtbare Stad, Marres, Maastricht (NL)
Mladi Levi, Ljubljana
World Wide Videofestival, Amsterdam
8ième Biennale pour l’image en mouvement, Genève (CH)
Representaties van extreem-rechts, CC Berchem (BE)
Open Days, Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht (NL)

Argos Information Days, Beursschouwburg, Brussels
W139, Amsterdam
Iets op Bach, KunstenFestivaldesArts, Nova, Brussels
Lost and Found, Maatschappij voor Oude en Nieuwe Media, Amsterdam
Centre national de la dance, Paris
Video installation, L'histoire, HEDAH, Maastricht (NL)
Open Days, Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht (NL)
T.B. ZES, Antwerpen (BE)
Next of Kinema, Extrapool, Nijmegen (NL)
Third Global Attic, Rotterdam (NL)
Kunstencentrum Vooruit, Ghent (BE)
Videoscene Brussel, Kunsthalle Basel (CH)

Dancing for the camera, International Festival of Film and Video Dance, Durham (US)
9th Grand Prix International Video Dance, Grasse (FR)
Videoformes, Clermont-Ferrand (FR)
Hamburgerdansfestspiele, Hamburg (DE)
Video retrospective Les Ballets C. de la B., Vooruit, Ghent (BE)
Dance Lumière, Dancehouse, St North Carlton (AU)
Laureat Belgium Foundation Vocation
MUHKA, De Praktijk, Antwerpen (BE)

Springdance Festival, Utrecht  (NL)
La Tristeza Complica, Festival international du film de l'art, Paris (awarded with the Prix Essai)

Films for performance No One is Watching, Damaged Goods/Meg Stuart