Book launch ‘Great Noses Are Blown Alike’

Book launch ‘Great Noses Are Blown Alike’

Posture Pockets N° 4 'Great Noses Are Blown Alike' is an ode to the cloth hand­kerchief and was made on the occasion of the exhibition Les Mouchoirs de poche at Convent, curated by Gustave Demoen.

Gustave Demoen invited 33 artists, who still wear handkerchiefs, to design a handkerchief linked to their artistic practice and their relationship with the cloth handkerchief.

The participating artists are Celine Aernoudt, Jonas Apers, Stan Auwers, Leonie Buysse, Stefan Clappaert, Olga D’haene, Lukas De Clerck, Krista De Mulder, Kasper De Vos, Laurence Decraene, Louise Degraeve, Hans Demeulenaere, Gustave Demoen, Nikolaas Demoen, Carina Diepens, Dieter Durinck, Gerard Herman, Judith Herman, Veva Leye, Oona Libens, Amber Meulenijzer, Patrick Meulenijzer, Ruben Pauwels, Dries Peeters, Elisa Raciti, Guy Rombouts, Ad van Campenhout, Jakob Van den Broucke, Pomme Van Laer, Dries Van Laethem, Charlotte Vandenbroucke, Klaas Vanhee and Lisa Vantorre.

The opening and book launch took place at Convent Ghent on 1 Dec., 6 p.m. with performances by Duo Naan and different readings over the course of the evening by Sneeze Ensemble

During the finissage on Sunday, December 17, 2023, Jonas Apers held a performance throughout the afternoon.

After its presentation at Convent (1–17 Dec. 2023), the entire exhibition will be moved to the city’s Museum of Industry, where it will be on display from 17 January to 28 February 2024.

The exhibition and publication were made possible with the support of the City of Ghent / Culture Ghent.

Photos by Cato Van Rijckeghem

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