SPIN

SPIN est une organisation basée à Bruxelles et initiée par les artistes Hans Bryssinck, Diederik Peeters et Kate McIntosh en étroite collaboration avec Ingrid Vrancken. SPIN soutient, produit et distribue le travail de ces artistes et organise des interventions artistiques ou discursives sous le nom de SPIN-OFF

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Hans Bryssinck

Hans Bryssinck, diplômé de l'Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts à Gand, a terminé ses études avec une performance montrée au célèbre Time Festival. Il a ensuite obtenu un diplôme de troisième cycle à DasArts à Amsterdam. Depuis, son travail suit deux voies différentes.

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Kate McIntosh

Kate McIntosh est une artiste qui brouille la frontière entre performance, théâtre, vidéo et installation. Née en Nouvelle-Zélande, elle se forme à la danse et se produit internationalement depuis 1995.

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Diederik Peeters

Incarnation parfaite et autoproclamée du travailleur immatériel néolibéral et/ou du mercenaire artistique, Diederik Peeters a plusieurs fois été aperçu dans les pièces d’autres artistes, habilement dissimulé en acteur ou en performer. Il privilégie néanmoins le brassage de ses propres décoctions artistiques, en collaboration parfois avec des complices soigneusement choisis.

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Laura Deschepper

Since 2017 Laura Deschepper is the administration and office Key-Master at SPIN.

Laura (1992) is an art worker who focuses on business coordination, production and development. Within and without these roles, she is drawn to critical narratives that question status quo atmospheres.

Her personal arts legitimisation finds itself in a socio political context: questioning power structures, establishment, heteronormativity and body politics. Laura works on interventions - related to these topics - in specific cultural fields and generates exchange.

Besides operating as art worker, she’s a queer activist that zooms in on connecting and supporting fellow community members. What does it mean ‘caring for each other’? Laura doesn’t envision a queer community where conformity in voices and bodies are pursued, but rather she seeks a radical and non fixed space in which members can transcend normativity without dysphoria.

As she is currently astral projecting between Brussels and Rotterdam, between structures and non formalised initiatives, Laura meditates on the concept of fair practice in the arts on a wider scope. In 2016 she started coordinating the business administration of Bâtard festival. Not long after that Laura’s current base position came along: Key Master at SPIN. After moving to Rotterdam partially, she became part of the Queer Rotterdam community. Together with fellow navigators they are working towards a local platform to support and connect members and facilitate the production of actions.

Before working in the Brussels arts field Laura worked with several cultural organisations from Antwerp: The Ministry of Operatic Affairs, Studio Bernadette, Stieglitz 19, Octopus Choir, and SKaGeN.

Laura has a Masters degree in Theater and Film sciences (University of Antwerp) followed by a Master in Applied Economic Sciences, Arts Management (University of Antwerp). In these education programs she wrote papers and dissertations on: hysteria, women in film, policy making in the arts, artistic leadership, and digital conversion in WACCO cultural centres.

Partners

Over the past ten years, SPIN has developed successfull as well as proudly failed projects in partnership with:

Kunstencentrum BUDA, Kaaitheater, Beursschouwburg, Kunstenwerkplaats Pianofabriek, Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Netwerk, L'Amicale de Production, Mountain View

Board of Directors

Our fantastically engaged board of directors consists of Bie Vancraeynest, Mathilde Maillard, Dries Douïbi, Benny Vandendriessche.

In the General Meeting they are joined by: David Elchardus, Antoine Defoort, Sarah Parolin, Agnès Quackels, Katrien Reist, Marion Leguerroué, Elisa Demarré and Hanne Doms.

Donations

In 2011 SPIN received a generous financial donation from Cis Bierinckx. One of the things we used this money for was to built this wonderful witty website.