Jos De Gruyter e Harald Thys rappresentano il Belgio alla Biennale di Venezia col progetto Mondo Cane.
Title: “Mondo Cane”
Artists: Jos De Gruyter and Harald Thys
Curator: Anne-Claire Schmitz
Commissioner: Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles
The exhibition presents itself as a local folkloric museum that displays the human figure. It contains some twenty dolls, most of them automated; a series of large drawings of pastoral scenes; and steel bars that fence off the pavilion’s lateral recesses. At the centre of the building there are artisans – such as a cobbler, stonemason and a spinner, who staying true to themselves ply their respective trades