Philip Janssens

1980, Lille

lives and works in Brussels

Philip Janssens, 𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝑀𝑒𝑎𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑜𝑓 𝐻𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑜𝑟𝑦 & 𝑀𝑜𝑟𝑒 𝑀𝑒𝑎𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑜𝑓 𝐻𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑜𝑟𝑦, 2022, variable dimensions, retro reflective fabric
detail: 𝐹𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑡𝑎𝑖𝑛 𝑜𝑓 𝐹𝑖𝑟𝑒 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑀𝑖𝑟𝑎𝑐𝑙𝑒𝑠, 2022, pvc, cobblestone, led, copper currency, submersible pumps, water, unique
Philip Janssens, 'Building tomorrow the night before', 2022, copper euro currency, magnets

Janssens studied Philosophy at the VUB (Brussels) and afterwards In-Situ (Site-Specific Installation Art) at the Antwerp Academy of Fine Arts. He participated in group exhibitions such as Art’s Birthday 2018 (M HKA, Antwerp), DARK MATTER GAMES (Sale Docks/Workspacebrussels, Venice), Workspace Brussels. Working Title Situation #4 (Quincallerie Van Der Eycken and Beursschouwburg, Brussels) and Spatial Sublation (WIELS Project Room, Brussels). Recent solo exhibitions include no needs an another mountain (Ballon Rouge Collective, Brussels), The JOY corner (Szenne, Brussels), Summer Studio (Moonens Foundation, Brussels) and at Platform 102 (Brussels). Philip was previously artist-in-residence at AIR Antwerpen, Szenne, Les Brigitinnes, Moonens Foundation and WIELS.

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