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First for our brand new iMAL PROJECTS OFFICE !

iPO aims to support individual/collective research & production projects.

Deadline: 01/03

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VR Hug by Tom Galle and Moises Sanabria suggests the superposition of the virtual and the real, super connected and intimate, while the subjects are feeling everything and nothing.

Last days to visit Swipe Right!

Image courtesy of the artists.

Last week to visit our Tools For Things And Ideas .

Discover the outcomes of a 3-years research project initiated by Jerry Galle & Elias Heuninck.

Open Wed→Sun, free entrance !

Notre Fablab iMAL organise en mars et avril un de 2 semaines autour de la construction d’une petite .

Vous pouvez lire notre appel à participation ici :

Ce stage sera uniquement en français.

In the weekend of 12 & 13 February we’re hosting a by Julien Clauss working around light, radio and sound waves.

All information can be found on our website

For the finissage weekend of our Swipe Right! exhibition on 05 & 06.02 we have an exiting programme lined up with a guided tour, a talk with curator Valentina Peri and a screening of the film Sakawa by Ben Asamoah.

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Meet the four female artists selected for the spring Halaqat Media Arts Residency that we'll be hosting in partnership with Bozar, Goethe-Institut Brüssel and Cairotronica كايروترونيكا this spring!

Sally Samaan - Syria, living in the Netherlands
Ana Teresa Vicente - Lisbon, Portugal
Natalia Jordanova - Sofia, Bulgaria
Sabah Khaled Abouelhadid Elsayed Hassan - Cairo, Egypt

Head over to the Bozar website for more info:

In E.E.G. KISS the artists Lancel/Maat investigate how a kiss can be translated into bio-feedback data. They deconstruct the kiss, to reconstruct a new synesthetic kissing ritual.

Only two weeks left to discover all the works that are part of Swipe Right! Data, Dating, Desire. All information:

Today we opened Tools For Things And Ideas, the result of a 3 year long research project initiated by Jerry Galle & Elias Heuninck at KASK Mediakunst and with the support of School of Arts Gent. The exhibition can be visited for free until 06.02.

See you soon at iMAL! All info on

"What are these weird antennas poking out into the air?" - Our Artistic Director Ana Ascencio talks about Adam Basanta's work to @Nieuwsblad_be

Swipe Right! is extended until 06.02. All info on

This Saturday 22.01 we're opening the expo Tools For Things & Ideas, the culmination of a 3-year long research project initiated by Jerry Galle and Elias Heuninck at KASK & CONSERVATORIUM School of Arts Gent (FormLab). It brings together a collective of artists, biologists, theoreticians and makers dedicated to enriching the public domain through the research and development of 3D technologies and media.

VERNISSAGE: 22.01 / 17:00-21:00

We're looking for a 2nd Fabmanager (M/F/X) to join our Fablab Imal team!

Check out the job offer here:

The iMAL team would like to wish you all the best for 2022! We hope to see you soon on one of our events. Check out this amazing animation we commissioned from eric van der flute, a new Brussels based art collective, to celebrate this new year!

Credit: eric van der flute (

In Webcam Venus, Addie Wagenknecht & Pablo Garcia asked online sexcam performers to replicate iconic works of art. This piece is an experimental homage to both fine art and the lowbrow internet phenomenon of cams.

All information about Swipe Right! on

Considered from a Marxist perspective, tablets may be the ultimate fetish commodities. Dani Ploeger wanted to turn the tablet into a Freudian fetish object for his work 'Fetish'

Swipe Right! has been prolonged until 06.02. All information on

Great news to start of 2022! We're prolonging our exhibition Swipe Right! Data, Dating, Desire until 06.02.22.

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"Two lovers in the middle of the dance floor. They link arms and begin to spin."

Perhaps most iconically captured in James Cameron’s 1997 epic, Titanic, this classic scene is found throughout modern romantic cinema. In A Truly Magical Moment by Adam Basanta, visitors can re-enact this “Magical Moment” using the contemporary communication tool for many long-distance relationships: FaceTime

We're open on 29 & 30.12 this week: come and have a spin with us!

Picture by Caroline Lessire

This Sunday we’re already presenting the last Cinema Parenthèse of the year which concentrates on some of STAN BRAKHAGE's more unusual and "black" films with occasional flashes of light that act as small bright spots in this dark winter time.

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