Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Fire I'll Take You to Burn

Touring the hotspots at Museumsnacht in Bern, Switzerland. 19 mar 2005

Is it My Body?

The goose in a traditional round of 'gansrijden' in Berendrecht, Belgium. 13 mar 2005

Sunday, February 25, 2007

There's a Moon in the Sky

The moon seen from the Peak in Hong Kong. 11 jul 2003
If you're in outer space
Don't feel out of place
'cause there are thousands of others like you
Others like you
Others like you

Saturday, February 24, 2007

I am Happy when You are Happy

A Thai flower blooming, a Buddha statue I bought at Amulet Market and Goethe's collected works on a cupboard in our living room in Antwerpen, Belgium. 06 jul 2001

Is it My Body?

Artist Guillaume Bijl in a restaurant in Venice, Italy. 09 jun 1999

Am I not Farang?

Artist Sutee Kunavichayanont in the back of a pickup truck serving as taxi in Chiang May, Thailand. 21 jan 1999

Down, Down, Deeper & Down

The basement of Ballhaus Ost in Berlin, Germany. 24 mar 2006

Is it My Body?

The Department of the Rain Gods in Dongyue Miao temple in Beijing, China. 04 oct 2005

Is it My Body?

A makeshift meatstall selling a freshly slaughtered pig in Vladivostok, Russia. 29 apr 2005

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Monsoon Wedding

Pinckers driving his bride Namrata on his scooter to the jungle altar for a Monsoon Wedding in Hooper Road, Singapore. 09 aug 2003

It's a Flat Flat Planet

Building an installation by AMVK at the M_HKA in Antwerpen, Belgium. 12 apr 2003

Monday, February 19, 2007

Sunday, February 18, 2007


A sign in the zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. 14 jan 1999
Fox 1,
I(telb.zn.) 0.1 vos (ook fig.) 0.2 (AE;sl.) (lekker) stuk_mooie vrouw
II(n;telb.zn.) 0.1 vos_vossenpels, vossenbont
Fox 2
I(onov.ww.) 0.1 doen alsof_veinzen 0.2 zuur worden (v. bier)
II(ov.ww. 0.1 (inf.) beetnemen_bedriegen, te slim/te vlug af zijn 0.2 (inf.) in de war brengen_uit het lood slaan 0.3 (vocht)vlekken laten krijgen 0.4 zuur laten worden (bier)
0.5 nieuwe voorschoen/neus laten zetten aan (schoen)

Friday, February 16, 2007

Out in the Real World

A housing block in Offerandestraat, Antwerpen, Belgium. 13 nov 1999

Banging on My Drum

A drum used by the headhunters in the National Museum of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 08 feb 2004

I'm Beginning to See the Light

A neon light sign on a theatre in Beijing, China. 04 oct 2005

Out in the Real World

Schloss Pfaueninsel built in 1795 for King Wilhelm II's lover Gräfin Lichtenau on the island in the Wannsee, Berlin, Germany. 25 jul 2006

Thursday, February 15, 2007

The Flowers of Romance

A display of two drawing-on-cloth books by AMVK along a book by Maurice Maeterlinck at the 25-annual exhibition of "De Brakke Hond" in the City Library of Antwerpen, Belgium. 25 oct 2003

Is it My Body?

A roadside memorial for Jacqueline Leclercq, presumably fourth victim of an unknown serial killer in Cuesmes, Mons, Belgium. 07 oct 2002

Is it My Body?

A film show at the alternative cinema Nova in Brussels, Belgium. 06 oct 2001

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Am I not Farang?

A young actor in a street theater in Chinatown Bangkok, Thailand. 31 dec 1999

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

It Feels Like Heaven

The inside of a hot air balloon in Wilrijk, Belgium. 14 jul 2001
Charlie's real
he's after me, riding air currents
like an angry balloon
floating, his long hair is parted in front
curled back at the sides, his mean brown eyes
stare at me, pin me to the wall
where i wriggle
i cannot free myself from charlie
he has no body and below his eyes his faceless face is
just a tight tissue of skin wrapped around jawbones
rounding in a fleshy chin
i cannot free myself from charlie
bodiless rider, he rides thunderbolts in Hell
with the Devil sings doom songs
through his mouthless face
then comes to me with bloody instructions
his favourite word is kill
but charlie is real, like you and me
someday i'm going to waste him
someday i'm going to kill him
someday i'm going to puncture him
with a knife
he'll shrivel like an airless balloon
but maybe charlie's going to kill me first
at night i lie with one eye open
i cannot free myself from charlie

It Feels Like Heaven

A roadside temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 21 jul 2003
If I sleep tonight
I'll wake up in some other place
It feels like heaven,
it's such a problem.

Superficial Punctate Keratopathy

Installation view from AMVK's exhibition at the NAK in Aachen, Germany. 15 may 2004

I'm Beginning to See the Light

The light of the sun on the trees in the Grunewald, Berlin, Germany. 01 jan 2007
Am 21 November 1811 fuhr Kleist mit Frau Henriette Vogel nach dem Wannsee gelegenen Wirtshaus "Zum Stimming", um diese Freundin auf ihren Wunsch zu erschießen und sich dann selbst zu töten.

Monday, February 12, 2007

I'm Beginning to See the Light

Extensive wiring and plumming in Hôtel Nissim De Camondo in Paris, France. 04 jun 2004

Out in the Real World

Alexander Gorodny and John in John's 'Merzbau' style two-room house in Vladivostok, Russia. 22 apr 2005
Out in the Real World
(in Real Time)
I wander round

The Last Farewell

Discovery of James Lee Byars' tomb during my Diggin' for Gordon project in Antwerpen, Belgium. 22 jun 2006

Sunday, February 11, 2007

Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick

A band of blind musicians near Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. 21 jan 1999

Saturday, February 10, 2007

Out in the Real World

An assembly of pumps outside a shop in Singapore. 15 feb 2004

The Last Farewell

Mauro and AMVK with herr director Philippe Pirotte ready to go after we played at Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland. 20 mar 2005
In diesem Land
und in dieser Zeit
dürfte es trübe Abende nicht geben, auch hohe Brücken über die Flüsse. Selbst die Stunden zwischen Nacht und Morgen
und die ganzen Winter dazu; das ist gefährlich! Denn angesichts dieses Elends
werfen die Menschen
in einem Augenblick
ihr unerträgliches Leben fort
(10 II 1898 (+) Dramatist Berthold Brecht is born in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany.)

Thursday, February 08, 2007

Come as You are

The infamous Salon Kitty in the Giesebrechtstraße 11 in Berlin, Germany. 20 jul 2006
By use of the passphrase "I come from Rothenburg" numerous military officers and diplomats were admitted and lured into disclosing their private opinions about the German Reich and its leaders to 20 trained prostitutes, and a sophisticated network of microphones and recording turntables. Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels especially enjoyed the lesbian stage shows that were organised by 'madame' Kitty Schmidt.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

The Flowers of Romance

Room 815 at Silpakorn University Administrative Building in Taling Chan, Bangkok, Thailand. 02 jan 2000

It's a Flat Flat Planet

Bulldozer tyre marks under Central Station in Antwerpen, Belgium. 03 mar 2001

The Devil is a Handsome Man

Whitehouse performing at the Politics of Noise festival in Recyclart, Brussels, Belgium. 24 oct 2003

Festspiele for the Horse Hospital

The final stage of a 'Tonnenabschlagen' encounter in Prerow, Germany. 30 jul 2006

The Brick Parade

A series of donkeys and carts deliver bricks for an installation at 798 Art District in Beijing, China. 10 sep 2005

Angel in the Evening

Miguel Angel at a performance by the Parrallels at FreaksendFuture in Antwerpen, Belgium. 16 dec 2004


A dog on the pavement in Bangkok, Thailand. 13 dec 1999

Sunday, February 04, 2007

He's Been Shot!

A Lee Harvey Oswald tribute painting (on canvas, haha!) in my studio in Borgerhout, Belgium. 06 sep 2005
Millions watched the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald, the first time a homicide was captured and shown publicly on live television. However, it was carried live only on NBC, via a live remote from their Dallas-Ft. Worth affiliate station WBAP-TV. Stunned network correspondent Tom Pettit yelled, "He's been shot! He's been shot! Lee Oswald has been shot!"

Friday, February 02, 2007

Thursday, February 01, 2007