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Extended Dialogues

Sunday 28 April between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

We are pleased to invite you on Sunday 28 April to the event ‘Extended Dialogues’.
Three eminent guests are invited by Herbert Foundation and Prof. Dr. Wouter Davidts (UGent) to carry out a close reading of one or various aspects of the exhibition Time Extended / 1964 – 1978. Part III.

Dirk Snauwaert, Daniella Géo and Nathalie Zonnenberg will each select a specific area in the exhibition space and subsequently conduct a dialogue with Wouter Davidts (UGent) about the configuration, an ensemble of works and presented documents.

Photo: Yuri van der Hoeven

Wouter Davidts teaches at the department of Architecture and Urbanism and the department of Art History, Musicology and Theatre Studies (UGent). He frequently publishes on the museum, contemporary art and architecture and he is the author of Triple Bond (2017).


11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
guest: Dirk Snauwaert

Dirk Snauwaert is the founding director of WIELS since 2004. He is the former co-director of Institut d’Art Contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes in France, director of the Kunstverein in Munich (1996 – 2001) and was in charge of the contemporary art exhibitions at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels (1989 – 1995). He organises and coordinates numerous exhibitions and lectures and frequently publishes on contemporary art and visual culture. To this day, he regularly sits in advisory boards, selection boards, and acquisition commissions. Snauwaert curated the Jef Geys exhibition for the Belgian Pavilion at the 53rd Venice Biennale (2009).

Language: Dutch

2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
guest: Daniella Géo

Daniella Géo is a Belgian-Brazilian researcher, teacher and curator. She has recently been appointed as curator at the HISK in Ghent. Géo obtained a Ph. D and a Master’s Degree in Film and Audiovisual Studies at the Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris III. She has a special interest in the politics of representation, appropriation, the aesthetic utilisation of non-artistic images and the political potential of art.

Language: English

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
guest: Nathalie Zonnenberg

Nathalie Zonnenberg is an art historian and curator. She teaches at the course Curatorial Studies of the Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten (KASK) in Ghent, and the course in Art History of the Open Universiteit. In 2016, she promoted at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam with the thesis ‘Between Dematerialization and Commodification: Conceptual Art in a Curatorial Perspective’.

Language: Dutch



Location: Coupure Links 627 A, 9000 Ghent

Reservations can be made for one or multiple conversations. The admission is 10 euro per dialogue (8 euro for students) and has to be paid in cash at the reception. Limited seating available. Please make reservations beforehand via reservation@herbertfoundation.org.