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REFUGE / SILENCE
This new book with texts by Anne-Claire Schumacher, Marie-Émilie Fourneaux and Anthony Girardi published on the occasion of the solo exhibition in Musée Ariana, Genève (CH), (September 27th 2019 - April 5th 2020).
Hard cover, 160p.
Photography: Gert Jan van Rooij
Available at assistant@johantahon.be

 

Northernness

New book 'NORTHERNNESS' with focus on Tahon's ceramic works.
The book was published on the occasion of the solo exhibition ‘Monk’ in The Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics, Leeuwarden (NL) / Leeuwarden, Cultural Capital of Europe 2018.
Hard cover, 160p.
With essays of Marie-Émilie Fourneaux and Koos van Brakel
Photography: Gert Jan van Rooij
Available at www.princessehof.nl

 

NEWS AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS /

MERCURY ORB / 辰 星

mercuryorb

Solo exhibition with an overview of the graphic work
Project in collaboration with the Belgian Consulate-General in Guangzhou
Curated by Ryan Wang
Y Space Gallery - Guangzhou (CHN)
From June 6th till September 6th, 2020

ZART 2020

Group exhibition
Curated by Anna Bürkli, Reto Emch and Brigitte Müller
Several locations - Solothurn (CH)
From July 4th till September 26th, 2020

CRMCS#2

Group exhibition
Curated by Kris Campo
Zwart Huis - Brussels (BE)
From September 3rd till October 24th, 2020
www.galeriezwarthuis.be

STIR

Solo exhibition / etchings and small sculptures
Galerie 10a - Otegem (BE)
From September 6th till October 31st, 2020
www.galerie10a.be

UNIVERSUS

Affiche johantahon universus Sel datum 1

Solo exhibition / Retrospective
Curated by Arie Hartog
MOU - Museum Oudenaarde (BE)
Postponed till spring 2021
www.mou-oudenaarde.be

RECENT ACQUISITIONS

Artwork of Johan Tahon was added to the collections of
Ariana Museum, Geneva (CH)
Peking University, Beijing (CHN)
AZ Jan Palfijn, Ghent (BE)

A STUDIO DAY WITH SCULPTOR JOHAN TAHON

A podcast presented by ZOO Magazine, April 2020.
In an exclusive podcast interview, ZOO Magazine caught up with Belgian artist Johan Tahon to discuss the coronavirus, the artist's work and his creative process.
Link

SILENT FINISSAGE OF REFUGE / SILENCE

Ariana Museum, Geneva (CH)
April 5th 2020
Because of the corona crisis the finissage of ‘Refuge/Silance’ could not take place.
Here some reflections of Johan.
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NEW STUDIO ZWALM

We are happy to let you know that from now on the medieval church of Rozebeke (Zwalm, BE) is our new Sculpture Studio / Exposition Space. Thanks to the people of the municipality Zwalm!
You are welcome to visit the studio on 'Open Monumentendag' September 13, 2020.

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DOCUMENTARY NPO2

Sign of the times, MENSCH / Johan Tahon 

On Tuesday November 26th 2019, the documentary 'Sign of the times, MENSCH / Johan Tahon' was broadcast on Dutch TV, NPO2. There is a re-broadcast of the documentaryscheduled on Friday, December 13th 2019 at 9.15 am. The documentary can also be viewed online via the link below.

It has become a special film; the collaboration with Amenra and the fire ritual in Menen, the exhibition Refuge/Silence in Geneva, Kunst en Zwalm, Church Rozebeke, Studio Oudenaarde, Museum Mariemont and the placement of the monumental sculpture Eros/Eroos on the VUB campus in Brussels were shown in the film.

Watch documentary