M HKA gaat digitaal

Met M HKA Ensembles zetten we onze eerste échte stappen in het digitale landschap. Ons doel is met behulp van nieuwe media de kunstwerken nog beter te kaderen dan we tot nu toe hebben kunnen doen.

We geven momenteel prioriteit aan smartphones en tablets, m.a.w. de in-museum-ervaring. Maar we zijn evenzeer hard aan het werk aan een veelzijdige desktop-versie. Tot het zover is vind je hier deze tussenversie.

M HKA goes digital

Embracing the possibilities of new media, M HKA is making a particular effort to share its knowledge and give art the framework it deserves.

We are currently focusing on the experience in the museum with this application for smartphones and tablets. In the future this will also lead to a versatile desktop version, which is now still in its construction phase.

Ensemble: What's New?

Happ news2 11 ©Panamarenko

The avant-garde magazine Happening News first appeared in September 1965 on the initiative of Panamarenko, Hugo Heyrman, Wout Vercammen and Yoshio Nakajima. It mostly contained photocopied collages rooted in Dadaism and Surrealism. Although at first sight they appear spontaneous, many of these collages were thoroughly planned and, after some decipherment, turned out to refer to previous happenings. A total of six issues appeared, with an average of sixteen pages. After the first three, the format was enlarged, the price went up considerably (from 25 to 100 Belgian francs) and the title was changed to Milkyways. The singular collages of words and images that Panamarenko designed for Happening News often consisted of illustrations and extracts from American scientific periodicals and magazines, including Scientific American, Popular Mechanics and Mechanic Illustrated. This not only demonstrated Panamarenko’s feeling for composition and detail, but also revealed several of the fascinations and sources of inspiration that were to recur and be materialised in his later oeuvre.

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> Panamarenko, Zoeklicht – Antwerpen. Happening op de Groenplaats, 1965.Film, vhs, 00:04:44.


> Panamarenko, Wout Vercammen, Yoshio Nakajima, Dr. Hugo Heyrman, KYRPWWAWAX, International Happening News, Happening in een heerlijke stad IV [KYRPWWAWAX, International Happening News], 1965.Poster, black ink, pink paper, 28 x 44 cm.


> Panamarenko, Wout Vercammen, Dr. Hugo Heyrman, Yoshio Nakajima, Nu Happening van een bezette stad III [Now Happening of an Occupied City III], 1965.Poster, blue ink, paper, 29 x 18.5 cm.


> Panamarenko, Wout Vercammen, Dr. Hugo Heyrman, Bernd Lohaus, Yoshio Nakajima, Happening 6 , 1965.Poster, ink, paper, 29 x 18.5 cm.


> Panamarenko, Ronde stempel Panamarenko Multimiljonair, 1965.Object, 6 x 6 x 3.5 cm.


> Panamarenko, Air-Base, van happening over happening naar milky-ways [Air-Base, From Happening about Happening to milky-ways], 1966.Poster, black ink on yellow paper, 32.5 x 22 cm.


> Panamarenko, Echo – Antwerpen. Wide White Space Gallery, 1967.Film, 00:01:50.


> Panamarenko, Panamarenko en Uncle Sam! Tien miljoen dollars stock americain / Blik, tin, cockpit, infrarood, lokaas, wiel / Panamarenko Multimillionair U.S. Army Art, 1967.Poster, ink, paper, 55 x 61 cm.


> Panamarenko, Opgepast ! Bochten ! Blijf op het voetpad !, 1967.Multiple, offsetprint on chromecote, 58 x 76 cm.

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> Panamarenko, Dennis Flanagan, Scientific American (July 1980, Volume 243, Number 1), 1980.Periodical, ink, paper, 29.3 x 21.1 cm, 136 p, language : English, publisher : Scientific American, Inc., New York.