Inaugural edition of Independent Brussels Announces 2016 Exhibitor List

Feb 10, 2016 1:47AM

Independent Brussels is pleased to announce the list of participants for its first-ever edition in Belgium to take place from April 20 – 23, 2016, at the Vanderborght Building, Brussels.

Vanderborght Building; courtesy Independent

“Independent is no longer solely a New York event,” says founding Executive Director Laura Mitterrand, “and its first iteration in Brussels will bring to the city the same level of galleries and cultural players that have made it such a reference as an art fair.”

Independent Brussels will feature over 60 international galleries and non-profit institutions drawn from 30 cities, with many solo and site-driven projects:

2016 Exhibitors 
1857, Oslo – Air de Paris, Paris – Christian Andersen, Copenhagen – Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm – The Approach, London – Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin –Michael Benevento, Los Angeles – Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York/Rome – Cahn International, Basel – CANADA, New York – Carlier Gebauer, Berlin – Carlos/Ishikawa, London – Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin – C L E A R I N G, New York/Brussels – Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris – Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam – Elizabeth Dee, New York –Delmes & Zander, Cologne/Berlin – Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague – Marc Foxx, Los Angeles – Gavlak, Los Angeles/Palm Beach – gb agency, Paris – Gladstone Gallery, New York/Brussels – Green Art Gallery, Dubai – High Art, Paris – Jeanrochdard, Paris/Brussels – Ibid. Gallery, London/Los Angeles – Koppe Astner, Glasgow – Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens – Emanuel Layr, Vienna – Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam – Linn Lühn, Düsseldorf –Markus Lüttgen, Cologne – MAGNIN-A, Paris – Galeria Jacqueline Martins, São Paulo –Martos Gallery, New York/Los Angeles – Mary Mary, Glasgow – Meyer Kainer, Vienna –Jan Mot, Brussels – Mulier Mulier, Knokke – Múrias Centeno, Porto/Lisbon – Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt – Off Vendome, Düsseldorf/New York – Office Baroque, Brussels –Maureen Paley, London – Peres Projects, Berlin – Praz-Delavallade, Paris – Simon Preston, New York – Project Native Informant, London – Almine Rech, Brussels/London/Paris – Aurel Scheibler, Berlin – Société, Berlin – Soft Focus Institute, Gent – Galerie Gregor Staiger, Zurich – Stems Gallery, Brussels – Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels – Travesia Cuatro, Guadalajara/Madrid – Truth and Consequences, Geneva – VI, VII, Oslo – Vilma Gold, London – Jonathan Viner, London – White Columns, New York –Jocelyn Wolff, Paris – David Zwirner, New York/London

The fair will launch amidst an exciting contemporary art week in Brussels, highlighting the city’s leading galleries and institutions. Notable exhibitions will include Ugo Rondinone atGladstone Gallery, 8 Femmes at Office Baroque, Jean-Baptiste Bernadet at Almine Rech Gallery, Bernard Frize at Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Marina Pinsky at C L E A R I N G, Dominic Samsworth & David de Tscharner at Jeanrochdard, Cynthia Daignault at Stems Gallery, Mario Garcia Torres at Jan Mot, among others. Independent will present Nature Morte Gallery at Independent Régence, the fair’s permanent exhibition space in the center of Brussels.

Wednesday, April 20: 6-8pm
Thursday, April 21: 2-7pm
Friday, April 22: 12-7pm
Saturday, April 23: 12-7pm

Admission is free and open to the public.

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Independent Brussels
April 20 — 23, 2016
Vanderborght Building
Schildknaaksstraat 50
Rue de l’Ecuyer
1000 Brussels



About Independent

Conceived in 2009 by Elizabeth Dee and Darren Flook and developed in collaboration with creative advisor Matthew Higgs and executive director Laura Mitterrand, Independent is an invitational art fair devised by and for gallerists that strives to re-examine the traditional methods of presenting, viewing and experiencing contemporary art. Independent Brussels, led by co-directors Olivier Pesret and Liv Vaisberg, is the fair’s first edition outside of New York. Now in its seventh year, Independent has a rotating participant network of over 120 galleries from over 20 countries worldwide.