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.

Trans-Siberian Amazons, 2005

Installation, 00:02:03 min, 150 x (80 x 60 x 30 cm).

© Gulnara Kasmalieva & Muratbek Djumaliev. Photo: M HKA

Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. BK7733_M482).

Trans Siberian Amazons was originally shown in the first Central Asian Pavillion of the Venice Biennale. The installation, in a space constructed out of transport bags, unveils the reality behind the lasting custom of smuggling Chinese goods along the Trans-Siberian railway. The portrait of two women, who out of economic necessity trade domestic goods, gives the audience an insight into the survival strategies within the unsettled Post-Soviet environment. The melancholic songs sung at the end of the space contrast the endless line of the railroad as presented on the video’s in the side walls.

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>Bie Michels & M HKA Present: A Public Reflection, on Trans Siberian Amazons

>Trans-Siberian Amazons, 2005  (installation view, EURASIA – A Landscape of Mutability, 2021)

>Installation view

>Bie Michels & M HKA Present: A Public Reflection, on Trans Siberian Amazons

>Bie Michels & M HKA Present: A Public Reflection, on Trans Siberian Amazons


> Gulnara Kasmalieva & Muratbek Djumaliev .

Exhibitions & Ensembles

> Exhibition: LATT: Europe at Large #3 Gulnara Kasmaliyeva & Muratbek Djumaliev, Yerbossyn Meldibekov. M HKA, Antwerpen, 21 January 2010 - 07 March 2010.

> Exhibition: EXTRA MUROS: Tracés. Similarities and dissonants. Kringloopcentrale, Antwerpen, 01 March 2012 - 31 March 2012.

> Exhibition: The collection XXXIII – The Collection as a Character. M HKA, Antwerpen, 07 June 2013 - 22 September 2013.

> Exhibition: The collection XXVII – East of 4°24'. M HKA, Antwerp, 03 March 2011 - 21 August 2011.

> Exhibition: EURASIA − A Landscape of Mutability. M HKA, Antwerp, 08 October 2021 - 23 January 2022.

> Ensemble: Collectie Vlaamse Gemeenschap.

> Ensemble: internationaal & wereldwijd [international & worldwide].

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> Ensemble: Creative Partnerships.

> Ensemble: NUCLEUS.

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> Ensemble: EURASIA − A Landscape of Mutability.

> Ensemble: EUROPE AT LARGE.

> Ensemble: CENTRAL ASIA.