Traces AIR Antwerpen

Claire Liengme

Jan 2014 to Mar 2014
1975 Switzerland

Claire Liengme was invited for a residency of three months and adjacent an solo exhibition in Showroom, Kerkstraat 45, Antwerp. This annual exchange program is in collaboration with ECAV, Sierre, Fondation Mercier, Sierre and St Lucas School of Arts, Antwerp.

The works of Claire Liengme include photography, video and text. Through observation Claire Liengme researches the context, happenings and experiences in a certain space. During this residency the space of focus will be the lock keeper’s house and its surroundings, where the city transforms into the harbour.

Claire Liengme studied at the ECAV in Sierre and the Bezalel Academy of Arts, Jeruzalem. She was invited for the following solo show: Retro Viseur, Galerie Duon, Sion, 2013. Claire Liengme’s works were also shown in the following group exhibitions: Carte Blanche et Cantonale BE-JU, Musée Jurassien des Arts, Moutier, 2013; Screwdriver, Lokal-INT, Bienne, 2013; Le joli mois de mai, La Voirie, Bienne, 2013; Beyond the Timberline, Belalp, 2012.