In the idyllic landscapes of the domains Bulskampveld and Wildenburg the landscape becomes the setting for several artistic practices along the parcours of the terrains. The landscape becomes the setting for several artistic practices along the parcours of the Terrains, Bulskampveld and Wildenburg. The two sites are located in the grey zone between 'the garden' and 'the field', resulting in a combination of aesthetic cultivation on one hand and artistic productivity on the other hand. In this creative occupation, art challenges science and stories transcend reality.
The Garden Is Older Than The Field is a project by the participants of Curatorial Studies KASK 2019-2020 on the invitation of the KASK Landscape Architecture and Innocastle research project (Bert de Roo, Steven Heyde, Sylvie Van Damme, Hans Druart, Katrien Vuylsteke Vanfleteren, David Depestel). In collaboration with KASK Textile Design (Laure Van Brempt). Special thanks to the Province of West-Flanders (Christian Igodt, Bart Decrop, Diederiek Demon, Frederich Hessens) and Guy Vanderbruggen (Wilderburg domain)
Participating artists: Jente De Graef, Jonas Dehnen, Stan D'haene, Günbike Erdemir, Mark Grootes, Eline Harmse, Jules Labath, Alexander Marinus, Hilde Onis, Martijn Petrus, Claire Stragier, Kris Vanhemelrijck and Bert Villa.
Curated by Timon Bloemen, Jef Declercq, Sofia Lemos Marques, Leroy Meyer, Koi Persyn and Zuzanna Rachowska.
Collaborative design by Joud Toamah and Sadrie Alves