EVA-MARIA VAN ACKER

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Eva-Maria Van Acker is an Antwerp based artist.

After her studies visual arts she co-founded the art-space

“The Common Room” in Antwerp, where she exhibited her art and curated exhibitions.

In 2010 she worked as a director-assistant for Calixto Bieto, Michael Thalheimer and Mariam Clément at the " Vlaamse Opera"

In 2011 she starts working as a stage- and costume-assistant

i.a. for Ingo Krügler and Jens Kilian i.a. at the Oper Basel, Palais Garnier, Theater an der Wien and Operaen Oslo. With Jens Kilian she repeatedly worked together as a co-designer from 2012-2016

Since 2012 she works as a freelance stage- and costume designer.

She repeatedly worked together with director Robert Schuster i.a.  at the Schauspielhaus Frankfurt, Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar and Theater Freiburg

Since 2017 she works together with Barbora Horakova Joly, i.a. on

Pelleas et Melisande ( operaen Oslo) , Orfeo ( Teatro Arriaga), La Belle au bois dormant ( Opera de lyon), Pelleas et Melisande ( Theater Basel), 

L'enfant/olympia ( Theater an der Wien), Dido and Aeneas ( Teatro Arriaga), Greek Passion and Carmen ( Staatsoper Hannover) .

KRISTOF MOREL

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Kristof Morel is an Antwerp based artist.  

After his studies, printmaking and orthopedagogics, he went to live in South Africa (‘99), where he worked as an art-teacher and curated an exhibition. 

Since 2000 he works as a scenographer for theater, exhibitions, art-festivals, and fashionshows.  

From 2012 on he has created several monumental art installations in the public space . 

Currently he is working on an art installation "Urban Jungle" (commissioned by the Flemisch Goverment) which will be installed on the rooftop of the building of the Flemish Government.  

In 2021 he co-founded Wanderworks together with his partner Eva-Maria Van Acker.  

Together they start their longterm art-travel-project “De grote trek “ in the summer of 2021. They will travel from Reykjavik to Wellington in several episodes, creating artworks whilst travelling, by doing so they not only leave a trace wherever they go, but also connect the countries and people they encounter with eachother.