De Stadscollectie Antwerpen is a lively tribute to the artists who give colour to the city of Antwerp. From emerging talent to established names, this collection highlights local creativity but also the global influence of Antwerp’s art scene. Welcome!

Lipstick and Gas Masks – The City Collection Antwerp

©Eigendom stad Antwerpen, in langdurige bruikleen in M HKA
Manhandle, 2004
Video , 00:11:23
video, B/W, stereo, dimensions 4/3

The artists scrapes a newspaper on the facades of buildings, which he passes by, until it vanishes. The newspaper "De Witte raaf" (September 2003) has a translated version of "A walk for a Walk" an essay by Norman Bryson. “I opened the paper on the street. When I read that title, I took out my camera and started recording. I scraped the paper onto everything that holds me back.”