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Anouk De Clercq 

29.01 - 31.01.21

IN THE CLOSET⃣  Is proud to present Anouk De Clercq film "Atlas" on the 29th of January!

Exploring the surface of a single frame from a black and white 16mm film through an electron microscope, Anouk De Clercq ponders over ways of seeing and the nature of cinema. Spatiality being one of the key concepts in the work of Anouk De Clercq, here, she wants to go as deep into space as possible, at the tiniest scale, and see what insights we get from this other perspective on things. his Atlas is a guide in a macroscopic tale of the world.


Images Armand Béché
Editing Fairuz Ghammam
Text design Michaël Bussaer
Text translation Mari Shields
Technical support Culture Crew
Processed by DeJonghe Film Postproduction
Produced by Auguste Orts
Executive producer Marie Logie
Production assistant Eva Giolo
With the support of Flemish Community CommissionEMAT University of AntwerpBeursschouwburgOn & For ProductionGallery Sofie Van de Velde

Thank you Victoria Brooks, Maria Palacios Cruz, Jaap Guldemond, Elias Heuninck, Bárbara Rodríguez Muñoz, Laura Sillars, Christine Sticher, Leif Magne Tangen, Gustaaf Van Tendeloo
This work is part of The art of ~scaping, a research project by Anouk De Clercq, funded by the Research Fund University College Ghent.
Distributed by Auguste OrtsLight Cone


Anouk De Clercq explores the potential of audiovisual language to create possible worlds. She is interested in what lies behind ‘reality’ or in between the visible and the imaginary.

She has received several awards, including the Illy Prize at Art Brussels in 2005 and a Prix Ars Electronica Honorary Mention in 2014. Her work has been shown in Tate Modern, Centre Pompidou, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, MAXXI, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, BOZAR, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Berlinale, Ars Electronica, among others.


Anouk De Clercq is affiliated to the School of Arts University College Ghent as a guest professor.

She is a founding member of Auguste OrtsOn & For Production and Distribution and initiator of Monokino.

Anouk De Clercq is the author of Where is Cinema, published by Archive Books.

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