Mekitar Garabedian

Biography

°1977, Aleppo, Syria
Lives and works in Ghent, Belgium

http://www.garabedian77.be/

Solo Ehibitions

2015

Un bel été quand même, Bozar Centre for Fine Arts, Brussel, Belgium

2014

love you, but I don’t know, Albert Baronian, Brussels, Belgium

2012

Without even leaving, we are already no longer there, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium

2010

Young Man Blues, KIOSK, Ghent, Belgium
The End, Again, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium

2008

Something about today, Beurschouwburg, Brussels, Belgium

2006

Happy when it rains, BE-Part, Platform for Contemporary Art, Waregem, Belgium

Group Exhibitions

2018

Distortion, Willem Twee Muziek & beeldende kunst Den Bosch, The Netherlands
FLIP – About Image Construction, Zwarte Zaal, KASK/School of Arts, Ghent, Belgium
(forthcoming June) “Du désir et de la consolation”, Kunstenfestival Watou, Schore Belgium

2016

Kum Kapi, Traveling Carpets, Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
Helldorado, sur les chemins de l’exil, L’Orangerie, Bastogne, Belgium

2015

Concrete, Mimar Sinan Fine Art University, Istanbul, Turkey
Heaven and Hell. From magic carpets to drones , Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
Between the Pessimism of the intellect and the Optimism of the Will, 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Armenity / Hayoutioun , The National Pavilion of the Republic of Armenia, 56th Biennale di Venezia, Venezia, Italy

2014

Ritornando, Albert Baronian @ CIAC, Ghent, Belgium
La chaleur de l’usure, De Markten, Brussels, Belgium
Here and Elsewhere, New Museum, New York, US
The Sky is Blue in Some Other Way: A Diagram of a Possible Misreading, gallery Elba Benitez, Madrid, Spain
The Ever Changing Body III, Cc Strombeek, Belgium
Bande à part, Albert Baronian, Brussels, Belgium
Le Faux Soir, a project by KIOSK (Ghent) for Art Brussels, Belgium

2013

Middle Gate Geel ’13, curated by Jan Hoet, diverse locations Geel, Belgium
Long ago, and not true anyway, Waterside Contemporary, London, UK
MDD auction, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
Blijven Kijken / Ce qui nous regarde / Dropouts, M, Museum Leuven, Belgium

2012

nside Out, Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany
Track, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
Graphology, Drawing Room, London, UK
BookShowBookShop, BE-Part, Platform for Contemporary Art, Waregem, Belgium
Black Pages #28, #29, #30, #31, Galerie Emmanuel Layr (Garage), Vienna, Austria

2011

Villa II, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
Freestate II, Young Belgian Art, ‘Splendid Isolation’, Oostende, Belgium
East: Excitable Speech: West, Kerstin Engholm Gallery, curated by Adam Budak, Vienna, Austria
Graphology, Chapter 2, M HKA, Antwerpen, Belgium
Distant Montage, ERBA, Valence, France
Le Mont Analogue, BE-Part, Platform for Contemporary Art, Waregem, Belgium
Art in Belgium After 2010, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium

2010

Multiple Solitude, De Garage, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Belgium
Manières Noires/Black Outs, BAM, Beaux Arts Mons, Belgium
Dwelling-In-Travel, Art Today Association, Centre for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Gustav, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
Mini Market, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Be.Welcome, Atomium, Brussels, Belgium
The Haifa Mediterranean Biennale, Haifa, Israel
Changez! A Belgian Show, 21 Rozendaal, Enschede, The Netherlands

2009

Uit het geheugen, Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent, Belgium
Arte Santander, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Belgium
The Biennale Knokke, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
Video Vortex 4 Exhibition, Multimedia Cultural Center, Split, Croatia
Something else!!!!, MAN, Museo d’Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Italy

2008

5th Fair of Culture, Studentski Centar, Zagreb, Croatia
The Ariane de Rothschild Art Prize, Turn & Taxis, Brussels, Belgium
Next, Buda Arts Centre, Kortrijk, Belgium
Working Title Festival, WorkspaceBrussels, Belgium
ArtForum Berlin, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Germany
Monologische Dialoge, Tanzfabrik, Berlin, Germany
XS, Ghent, Belgium
Belgier, aktuelle Kunst aus Belgien, Figge/von Rosen Galerie, Köln, Germany
Collection Presentation, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
Fragile, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
From Armenia with love, GEMAK, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Fresh #3, Buda Arts Centre, Kortrijk, Belgium
Minimal Waves, L’écurie, Brussels, Belgium
Takaaki Izumi – Mekhitar Garabedian, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
Trends 2008, St-Barbara chapel, Ghent, Belgium

2007

Open, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
In de wind #1, cc Strombeek, Belgium
Gasthoven’07 – Zonevreemd, cc Het Gasthuis, Aarschot, Belgium
Silent Revolutions, Chancart – Kruidtuin/Bibliotheek Tweebronnen, Leuven, Belgium
MARTa Schweigt, MARTa, Herford, Germany
Act 2: 50 Years Antigone Theatre, Kortrijk, Belgium

2006

Fortis Young Ones Award, LineArt, the Art Fair, Ghent, Belgium
KASK@LineArt, LineArt, the Art Fair, Ghent, Belgium
Parcours Video Installations, Beurschouwburg, Brussels, Belgium
Youngst*rs II, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
mankind, Story of a wound, S.M.A.K. and C.R.K.C., Leuven and Heverlee, Belgium
Trends 2006, St-Barbara chapel, Ghent, Belgium

2005

Attack!, Buda Arts Centre – Dans in Kortrijk and Limelight, Kortrijk, Belgium

2004

Undercurrent, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Centre, Istanbul, Turkey
Eclips, cc Bornem, cc Willebroek, cc Puurs, Belgium
Trends 2004, St-Barbara chapel, Ghent, Belgium

2003

Contemporary Photography from Flanders, Historical Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia
aLOSTaSOULS #1, Netwerk Art Centre, Aalst, Belgium
Coming People, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium

Artworks

l nʼ y a pas de victoire, … from Les Carabiniers (1963),
Neon, 2014