Stijn Ank

 

Biography

1977   Born in Brussels (BE)
Lives and works in Brussels (BE) and Berlin (DE)

TRAINING & EDUCATION

2002 - 2004         Studio Arriolafiol, Barcelona

1997 - 2002          Sint-Lucas Architecture LUCA (Master in Architecture), Brussels

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Stijn Ank - Unvoid. Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei.

Stijn Ank - Purity. Nunu Fine Art Gallery, Taipei
Stijn Ank - Fresco. Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin
Stijn Ank - Fresco. Künstlerhaus Bethaniën, Berlin

2015

Stijn Ank - Unvoid. Netwerk - center for contemporary art, Aalst, Belgium

2014

Stijn Ank - Vector. Casino Luxembourg - Forum d‘art contemporain, Luxembourg. Curated by Kevin Muhlen & Christine Walentiny.
Stijn Ank - diSTANCES. Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin

2012

Stijn Ank - Interval. S.M.A.K. Ghent, Belgium, Curated by Thomas Caron.

2011

Stijn Ank. CIAP art center, Hasselt, Belgium

2007

Stijn Ank. CCHA Gallery, Hasselt, Belgium

2006

Stijn Ank. Galerie Jan Colle, Ghent, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

The Extension of Medium. Nunu Fine Art Gallery, Taipei
Open Studios. Künstlerhaus Bethaniën, Berlin
The Biennial of Painting. Roger Raveel Museum, Machelen, Belgium

2015

Queering Taste - Total Affirmation. Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin
(Re)View. Cultuurcentum Hasselt, Hasselt

2014

VOLTA 10, Basel

2013

I could have lived here. M-Museum, Leuven, Belgium

2012

Facade. Netwerk art center, Aalst, Belgium
Efemeer. Museum van Deinze en Leiestreek, Deinze, Belgium

2011

group 1. Entrepot Fictief, Ghent, Belgium
Benefit Show & Auction. Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
Ename Actueel - Sediment. Provincial Archeological Museum, Ename, Belgium

2010

Public Private Painting. Provincial Museum of Modern Art - Mu.ZEE, Oostende, Belgium
Open Studio. Organised by Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
Group 5. Galerie Tatjana Pieters, Ghent, Belgium
Chipka - Prototypes. Netwerk art Center, Aalst, Belgium

2009

Folding. Witte Zaal Ghent, Belgium

2007

La jeune création belge. La Pommerie, Saint Sétiers, France
Jamal‘s Poets Cafe. Beursschouwburg, Brussels
Antigone. National Antigone. National Theatre, Ghent, Belgium

2006

Jette–Sur–Mer. Atelier 340 Museum, Brussels
A-parckunst. Musées Royaux d‘Art et d‘Histoire, Brussels

PUBLIC COLLECTION
S.M.A.K. the Municipal Museum of Contemorary Art, Ghent, Belgium

BOOKS / CATALOGUES

2016

The Biennial of Painting. Roger Raveel Museum, Machelen, Belgium

2015

Traces. Casino Luxembourg - Forum d‘art contemporain, Luxembourg

2014

Stijn Ank - Vector
Casino Luxembourg - Forum d‘art contemporain, Luxembourg (LU)
Graphic Design by Ward Heirwegh

2013

I could have lived here
M-Museum, Leuven, Belgium, Emannuel Lambion

2012

Stijn Ank - Interval
S.M.A.K, Ghent, Belgium - Graphic Design by Ward Heirwegh

2011

Ename Actueel 2011 Sediment
PAM, Ename, Belgium, Hans Martens

2010

PPP, Public Private Painting
Mu.Zee, Oostende, Belgium, Phillipe Van Den Bossch

Chipka
Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium, Bram Van Damme

2009

Folding the landscape
Witte Zaal, Ghent, Belgium, Veronique Boone

2006

Mumures de sirènes
Atelier 340 museum, Brussels, Paul Gonze

ARTICLES

2014

Poésie de plâtre
Le Jeudi, March 13 - March 19, Luxembourg (LU), text by Florence Bécanne
Stijn Ank à la recherche de l‘axe perdu
Archiduc, March 6, Luxembourg (LU), text by France Clarinval
Stijn Ank setzt mit Vector ein Zeichen
Journal, Feb 26, Luxembourg (LU), text by Sven Wohl
Into the immaterial
Artfetch, Feb, Berlin (DE), text by Suvi Lehtinen
Stijn Ank - diSTANCES
Monopol Magazine, Feb, Berlin (DE)

2012

Stijn Ank: Folding
Domus Magazine, December 2012, Milan, Fabrizia Vecchione
Artist Stijn Ank turns room angels into geometric sculptures
Surface Magazine, July/Aug 2012, New York, Rebecca Hart
Stijn Ank - Interval
Book Interview ‚Stijn Ank - Interval‘ S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
Interview by Thomas Caron
Stijn Ank in de kunst nu-ruimte van het S.M.A.K.
art nr. 99, Antwerp, Belgium, Isabelle De Baets
Inspirerende Leiebochten
De Morgen 28/04/2012, Brussel

2011

Stijn Ank in CIAP, Hasselt
art nr.90, Antwerp, Belgium, Christine Vuegen
Dwarsdoosnede van een jonge generatie
art nr.86, Antwerp, Belgium, Inge Braeckman
De keuze van Sam Steverlinck
Kunstbeeld nr.10-2011, Diemen, Netherlands
Sediment: de betere zomer-expo in Ename
Knack nr.39-2011, Brussel, Luc Lambrecht
MDD zet jonge kunstenaars op de kaart
De Morgen 31/08/2011, Brussel
Stijn ANK, koorddanser tussen architectuur en sculptuur
Waterschoenen, Aalst, Belgium, Gustaaf Vander Biest

2010

Het eiland Chipka
art, nr.72, Antwerp, Belgium
Stijn Ank – Folding
Laa, Brussels, Jean Stillemans

2009

Stijn Ank – Prototypes
PdB-printing, Ninove, Belgium, Thomas Claus

2007

La jeune création belge
Le Guide, nr.13, Limoges, France

2006

Stijn Ank
art, nr.4, Antwerp, Belgium, Anne-Marie Poels