On Saturday, November 25, 2017, from 12 - 4 o'clock p.m. / 12 - 16 hour, 
I am pleased to announce the opening of 'There is Always An Alternative', an exhibition by Platform102, taking place at the Moonens Foundation in Brussels, Belgium. 
Works from eight sets of artists, including my new DEVO-LUTION series, will be exhibited.

Above, from left to right: a work by Arianne Foks; one of my Laborers or Mixed-Blood Motifs
and, a work from the DEVO-LUTION series.

Cultural cliches are the source of inspiration for the presentation 'There is Always an Alternative'. The show comments on the power to change mindsets towards a concept of identity that denies singularity through reinterpretations of social ethics, behavioral stereotypes, and social justice.

Ben Benaouisse (MA/BE), Beverly Buchanan,1940-2015 (USA), Tramaine de Senna (USA), Arianne Foks (FR), Industry of the Ordinary (USA), Saori Kuno (JP), and Joel Tauber (USA)

To coincide with 'There is Always an Alternative' a series of 'playlist interventions' will be released over the course of the presentation in collaboration with podcast Rue14n14.

Saturday, November 25, 2017; 
from 12 - 4 o'clock p.m. / 12 - 16 hour 

Exhibition Dates, by appointment:
November 26, 2017 - January 12, 2018

More info: 

Moonens Foundation
Rue Philippe de Champagne 50 
1000 Brussels, Belgium

'Exposition réalisée avec le soutien de la Fondation Moonens'

Moonens Foundation - Rue Philippe de Champagne 50

I am proud to announce that on ​Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 16:30, 
AZ Alma Ziekenhuis - Zorg met een Hart - will ​present their publication, "Kunst in opdracht in AZ Alma,"
 highlighting art specifically commissioned and installed within this new hospital's healing environment. 
A walking tour including all ten artists' works accompanies this event.

​Two sets of commissioned artworks which I executed
 - a set of 15.5 meters (H) x 6 meters (W) tapestry-like panels hanging in the 5-story atrium; 
and a dozen waiting rooms befitted with "moving" lenticular prints - will be in that publication.
Sander Anseeuw, Joke Raes, Tramaine de Senna, Hans Everaert, Willy De Sauter, Steven Baelen, Paul Gees, Sarah Westphal, Cindy Wright, and Hans Vanderkerckhove

16U30: Onthaal
17U00: Academische zitting door dhr. Hans Martens, directeur Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten in Mechelen en curator
18U00: Rondgang langs de kunstroute o.l.v. de leden van de kunstcommissie van AZ Alma 
19U00: Receptie

Ringlaan 15
9900 Eeklo
Algemeen nummer: +32 (0) 9 310 00 00

Above: One of twenty-five commissioned wachtkamers/ waiting rooms with lenticular photographs of artworks by Tramaine de Senna (left) and Joke Raes (right).

Above: A view of AZ Alma Ziekenhuis' first floor atrium/ entrance hall with two "healing hands" curtain panels @ 15.5 meters (high) x 6 meters (wide) with laser cut imagery, adhered onto two layers of organza and satin; commissioned to artists Joke Raes and Tramaine de Senna.

Above: Some of many dedicated caretakers and medical practitioners working at Eeklo's AZ Alma Ziekenhuis - Zorg met een Hart.

On Sunday, September 17, 2017, at 14:00 hour/ 2:00 o'clock p.m., 
in the company of many artists' works, including mine, 
I have the pleasure to announce the opening of "Traumdepot - Plastik / Kunststoff
at Traumdepot Burgernziel Bern, Switzerland. Please stop by.

(above, left to right: "Learn and Destroy, Version 3.0"; "Absurder Kinky")

Niki de Saint Phalle, Willy Suter, Vivi Linnemann, Kurt Baumann, Rudolf Tschudin, Walter Vogeli, Peter von Wattenwyl, Thomas Probst, Lis Kocher, Margo, Milan Spacek, Ottmar Hörl, Oliver Czarnetta, Tramaine de Senna, Johannes Haider, Peter Probst, Hanspeter Schumacher, Christo, Christoph Pöggeler, Rosalie, Frédéric Belser, Peter Binz, Franca Heller, Markus Gauch, Ruth Moro, Markus Bless, Verena Immenhauser, Bernhard Annen, Adrien Jutard, Katharina Henking, Eugene Traber, Katharina Mörth, and Maria Dundakova

Vernissage/ Opening:
Sonntag, 17. September 2017; 14:00 Uhr/
Sunday, September 17, 2017; 2 o'clock p.m.

Ausstellungsdauer/ Exhibition Dates:
17. September 2017 bis zum 29. Oktober 2017/
September 17 - October 29, 2017

Sonntag, 29. Oktober ab 12:00 Uhr/
Sunday, October 29, 2017; 12:00 o'clock p.m.

Öffnungszeiten/ Open hours:
Donnerstag & Freitag, 15:00 - 19:00 Uhr
Samstag & Sonntag, 12:00 - 17:00 Uhr/
Thursday - Friday, 3 - 7:00 o'clock p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, 12 - 5:00 o'clock p.m.

Ausstellungsort/ Exhibition Location:
Tramdepot Burgernziel Bern
Thunstrasse 104 - 106
Die Ausstellung ist für alle Besucher Barrierefrei zugänglich.

Gemeinschaftsprojekt von:
Ute Winselmann Adatte, art curating
Tel. 032 322 95 55
Natel 078 736 09 37

Marianne Reich Arn
Tel. 031 311 48 49
Natel 079 688 22 52

Tramdepot Burgernziel Bern; Thunstrasse 104 - 106

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, the new hospital of AZ Alma in Eeklo, Belgium
will open to the public. I have the pleasure to announce the completion of two sets
of commissioned artworks - the atrium and wachtkamers - within this healing environment, 
accomplished in cooperation with my colleague, Joke Raes.

AZ Alma - Nieuw Ziekenhuis < LINK >
Nieuw adres: 
Ringlaan 15, 9900 Eeklo, Belgium

On Saturday, November 19, 2016, from 6 - 9:00 o'clock p.m. / 18 - 21 hour, I have the pleasure to announce the opening of "Small Works" at Hammerfriar
My ceramic VOMs, which I made and imported from the Netherlands, 
will be on display. Please stop by.

(wet-sanded plaster V.O.M. forms
in preparation for making slip-cast molds
for earthenware ceramic V.O.M.s)

Exhibition Dates:
November 19, 2016 - January 28, 2017 

Public Reception:
Saturday, November 19, 6 - 9:00 o'clock p.m.

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Suite 101
Healdsburg, California 95448
telephone: + 1 707 473 9600
hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10 - 6pm; Saturday: 10 - 5pm

Small Works
Sandy Deeks, Pamela Homes, Britta Kathmeyer, Penny Michel, Frank Miller, Jann Nunn, Tramaine de Senna and Bill Shelley.

Vague Object Motifs ‎‎‎‎(VOMs)‎‎‎‎ - ceramic - slipcast earthenware process ‎‎‎‎(NL)‎‎‎‎

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 6 - 9:00 o'clock p.m. / 18 - 21 hour, I am pleased to announce the opening of my solo exhibition with a new body of work 
at Hammerfriar. Please stop by:

Exhibition Dates:
September 10 - November 5 extended to November 12, 2016 

Public Reception:
Saturday, September 10, 6 - 9:00 o'clock p.m.

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Suite 101
Healdsburg, California 95448
telephone: + 1 707 473 9600
hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10 - 6pm; Saturday: 10 - 5pm


If you are in Chicago's Lower West Side/ Pilsen (Plzeň) neighborhood this upcoming Friday, 
May 20th, 2016, from 6 - 10pm, please check out "paperworks", 
an exhibition organized between Antena (US) and Platform 102 (BE).  

"Paperworks" brings together the work of five young international artists sharing a common theme of reinterpretation in their practice. At some point each artists has used paper products in untraditional methods to express issues such as memory, politics and public interactions. The eclectic and minimalist installation of works organized by Platform 102 (Brussels) at Antena (Chicago) explores these issues through the mediums of video, photography, instructions and process driven practices.

Léa Belooussovitch (FR), Marc Buchy (FR), João Freitas (PT), Saori Kuno (JP), Tramaine de Senna (US)

Opening: Friday, May 20th, 2016; 6 - 10pm
Exhibition Dates: May 20 - June 17, 2016

1755 S. Laflin Street
Chicago, Illinois 60608
facebook: platform102


If you are in Antwerp for the weekend, 
come see "The Moving Image: HISK at Antwerp Art Weekend", 
Friday - Sunday, May 20 - 22, 2016
(image courtesy of: Jonathan Paepens, "As he Descended the Mountain")

"bellestelle", my collaborative short film, will start Sunday's screenings at 12:00pm.

De Studio, Maarschalk Gérardstraat 4, 2000 Antwerpen (BE)
Opening: 2016/05/20 12:00

Art Festival link

Guy Van Bossche: Unterseeboot über Malermeister - a retrospective 
at Mechelen's Cultural Center, December 5th, 2015 - February 7th, 2016 

My work, the Laborers hung between works 

If you like, this upcoming Friday, December 4th, 2015, from 19h00 - 22h00 in Mechelen's Cultural Center, Guy Van Bossche's retrospective, Unterseeboot über Malermeister, will occur with works by:

Carla Arocha and Stéphane Schraenen, Guillaume Bijl, Wim Catrysse, Colson, Bert De Beul, Tramaine de Senna, Niels Donckers, Robin Foesters, Daan Gielis, The Letter dozers, Ria Pacquée, Eleni Paschalidis, Koen Sels Jelle Spruyt Walter Swennen, Dennis Typhoid, Anne Van Boxelaere, Koen van den Broek, Patrick Vanden Eynde, Rinus Van de Velde, Marc Vanderleenen, Pieter Vermeersch and Luc Tuymans

Opening: Friday, December 4th, 2015; 19 - 22h00
Exhibition Dates: December 5th, 2015 - February 7th, 2016
Opening hours: Thursday - Sunday, from 13h00 - 18h00

Cultuurcentrum Mechelen
Minderbroedersgang 5
2800 Mechelen
Tel.: +32 0 15 29 40 00
Fax: +32 0 15 29 40 29
E-mail: cultuurcentrum@mechelen.be
Website: http://www.cultuurcentrummechelen.be

Guy Van Bossche, represented by MULIER MULIER GALLERY

Cultural Center Mechelen

It takes two to make an accident.  HISK Laureates 2015

Exhibition dates: 
November 14 - December 7, 2015
Hours of operation: 
Thursday - Monday, 12 - 6:00 o'clock p.m

Our final exhibition after two years of research at the Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten

Opening: Friday the 13th (of November 2015), 6 - 10:00 'clock p.m. +  After party in the HISK Café.

work in progress - HISK 2015 Laureate Candidates Final Show

Exhibition dates: 
Friday the 13th (of November 2015), 6 - 10:00 'clock p.m. 
+ After party in the HISK Café.
Hours of operation: 
Thursday - Monday, 12 - 6:00 o'clock p.m

Grete Simkuté wrote an article for Belgium's (h)art magazine (October 22, 2015) about my solo exhibition, 
which will close on Halloween, October 31, 2015.  

From September 25 - October 29th, 2015, fellow colleagues and I will be exhibiting at the sixth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art.  

Art Center Hugo Voeten - Tramaine de Senna - Solo - August 28 - October 31, 2015

Art Center Hugo Voeten proudly presents 
Tramaine de Senna's solo exhibition 
(on display from August 28th – October 31th 2015)

The Californian artist, Tramaine de Senna, is interested in the migration of forms in relation to material culture and political economies.  Through a staging of her work as artifacts, de Senna cues a visual cinematic memory in relation to the viewer under which histories manifest.  Next to older works, the emphasis of this exhibition will be on her most recent creations.

Tramaine de Senna (°1981, San Francisco, California) is currently based in Ghent where she is following an artist in residency at the HISK (Higher Institute of Fine Arts).

Curator: Lisa van Gerven

Thursday, August 27, 2015
20:00 - 23:00

August 28 - October, 2015

Vennen 23
2200 Herentals, Belgium
Phone +32 (0) 475 55 51 25


Tramaine de Senna and Laure Cottin Stefanelli are happy to invite you to a dinner followed by an artist talk in Céline Germès' studio
on Wednesday, July 1st, starting from 20h00 

SPINNEREI HALLE 14 / Ground floor
Spinnereistrasse 7
04279 Leipzig-Plagwitz, Sachsen, Germany

As part of a one-month exchange between the H.I.S.K. (Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Advanced Studies & Practice-based Research in Visual Arts; Ghent, Belgium) and the Spinnerei (Leipzig, Germany), two artistsLaure Cottin Stefanelli (FR) and Tramaine de Senna (US), will introduce their work. 

For the month of June, I will be on an artist exchange at the Spinnerei in Leipzig, Germany

Radio interview with a Ghent (BE) radio station for HISK Open Studios: << LINK >>

IF YOU WISH... come see my new works at the HISK OPEN STUDIOS 2015

Vrijdag / Friday 29 May 2015 — 14:00 > 20:00
Zaterdag / Saturday 30 May 2015 — 14:00 > 20:00
Zondag / Sunday 31 May 2015 — 14:00 > 20:00
Maandag / Monday 01 June 2015 — 14:00 > 20:00

Elke dag videoscreening + interviews met de kunstenaars in hun studio door Vincent Geyskens en Oscar van den Boogaard. Voor meer informatie, zie www.hisk.edu.
Every day videoscreening + interviews with the artists in their studio by Vincent Geyskens and Oscar van den Boogaard. For detailed information, see www.hisk.edu.

Loukia Alavanou GR, Leyla Aydoslu DE, Flurin Bisig CH, Laure Cottin Stefanelli FR, Raffaella Crispino IT, Tramaine de Senna US, Lydia Debeer BE, Indrikis Gelzis LV, Minja Gu KR, Alejandra Hernández CO, Lien Hüwels BE, Jóhanna Kristbjörg Sigurðardóttir IS, Marie-Fleur Lefebvre FR, Ella Littwitz IL/DE, Almudena Lobera ES, Oleg Matrokhin RU, Pedro Moraes BR, Joke Raes BE, Jura Shust BY, Diana Tamane LV, Anne Van Boxelaere BE, Emmanuel Van der Auwera BE, Egon Van Herreweghe BE, Klaas Vanhee BE, Benjamin Verhoeven BE, Wieske Wester NL

Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten
Higher Institute for Fine Arts
Charles de Kerchovelaan 187a
9000 Ghent, Belgium
Phone +32 9 269 67 60


Starting Friday, May 22nd @ 7pm, and throughout that weekend, I am pleased to announce Cruz & Gomez's "The Fallibility of Formulation"; a group exhibition located in Genk, Belgium. Ten artists, including me, will present work.  15 maps of 10 limited edition prints, made by each artist uniquely for this show, will be for sale.  

(below: initial design for limited edition poster 
to be sold during the weekend exhibition)

Cruz & Gomez "Fallibility of Formulation"

Check out my new work, the Candy Colored Clown, at the HISKCafé, located in the mezzanine of Hall 3, during Art Brussels this year if you are in town.  

Opening hours
- Friday 24 April - Preview (11am-5pm) & Vernissage (5pm-10pm) by invitation only
- Saturday 25 - Monday 27 April, from 11am - 7pm
- Monday 27 April, from 11am - 8pm
- Thursday 23 April - Gallery Night (in the city), from 6 to 9 pm

Brussels Expo (Heysel)
Halls 1 & 3
Place de Belgique, 1
BE-1020 Brussels

On behalf of HISK's publishing of "The Institute" - 20 years and 230 artists, Belgium's VRT Nieuws (Channel 2) aired two interviews pertaining to the HISK: one with our Director, Oscar van den Boogaard; and another with three (of twenty-six) artists currently attending the HISK.