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Artist painter, poet and reciter


Art 'De bewoners van de eeuwige schemer'
2018

September. Paul Van Dessel participates in 'OPEN STUDIOS' in Antwerp. Organized by the NICC, New International Cultural Center.

2018

August. Paul Van Dessel with members of the VVL, Association of Flemish Writers, in 'DEN HOPSACK' during the Antwerp Cultural Market.

2018

May. Paul Van Dessel and Kerstin Ryckaert bring their own and joint poems during THE SOFT WORD @ THE VELVET MONKEY in Mechelen. Musically framed by Roger Van den Brande on piano.

2018

May. Paul Van Dessel (poems) and Jef van Ruyssevelt (musical accompaniment on electric guitar) perform in 'THE GREEN WATERMAN'. A BUNDLE and CD recorded in the Sven&Raya studio (Deurne).

2018

February. Paul Van Dessel and Kerstin Ryckaert bring their own and joint poems in 'SOMETHING ELS ATELIERCAFE', Oude Beurs 58/2000 Antwerp. Musically framed by Roger Van den Brande on piano.

2017

August. Paul Van Dessel recites with members of the VVL, Association of Flemish Writers, in 'DEN HOPSACK' during the Antwerp Cultural Market.

2017

May. Exhibition ‘Beyond black and white’ (linos) in Jacques Gorus gallery Antwerp. Introduction by the artist himself. Put on video by graphic designer Erwin Raeves (see Youtube).

2016

September. Paul Van Dessel participates in 'OPEN STUDIOS' in Antwerp. Organized by the NICC (New International Cultural Center).

2016

September. ‘Open studios’ in connection with the NICC, New International Cultural Center, Antwerp. Studio Paul Van Dessel : Lange Vlierstraat 33/3a, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium. From 1 till 2 pm visit from curators, collecters and professionals.

2016

'Amicitia fortior'
'Galerie Martin Van Blerck' Antwerp. Groupexhibition with Paul Van Dessel, Gert de Keyser, Bruno Sluydts and Freddy De Vierman. Introduction by Peter Haex. Performance by Freddy De Vierman.

2015

Old townhall of Kapellen. Groupexhibition with poem recitals in the old townhall of Kapellen, Belgium. (Kappa/Letter 10)

2014

‘Galerie Martin Van Blerk’ Antwerp. Exhibition ‘About love’. Paul Van Dessel with a painted tribute to Guy van Hoof and his wife Yolanda Dewyn. Introduction by Prof. Em. Richard Foqué, engineer, architect and poet. Including a poetry-evening with Willem M. Roggeman, Guy van Hoof, Richard Foqué, ...

2014

‘Gallery Bar Nadar’ Antwerp. Exhibition graphic arts ‘Himmelwärts’, a series of 4, in connexion with an installation-project of Tim Beyltjens.

2014

Poetry day. Recital of a few poems from ʻLokroepʼ attached to several paintings, next to Willem M. Roggeman and Guy van Hoof in ʻCoffee & vinylʼ in Antwerp (South).

2013

Open atelier. Visit by invitation.

2013

'Galerie Martin Van Blerk', Antwerp. Personal exhibition : 'Intieme portretten'. Introduction and analysis by Guy van Hoof (speaker, author and board member of the 'Vereniging van Vlaamse Letterkundigen').

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2011

'Galerie Martin Van Blerk', Antwerp. Personal exhibition 'Beelden van het waarachtige'.

2011

Space 'Black Box', Antwerp. Groupexhibition with gaphic art.

2009

Open studio. Visit by invitation.

2004

Open studio. Visit by invitation.

1998

'Den blauwe steen' (tavern in Antwerp). Wallpainting 'Geschiedenis van een blauwe steen'.

1997

Galery 'De Vierde Dimensie', Antwerp. Groupexhibition with assemblagiste Fik Driesen, photographers René Lutz and Lutgart Van Goethem, graphic artist Omar Van Meervelde, painter-sculptor nana Dankwa, and painter Dirk Lemmens. Introduction and analysis by Paul Van Dessel.

1996

Galery 'De Vierde Dimensie', Antwerp. Exhibition entitled 'Natuur' with Lutgart Van Goethem. Introduction and analysis by poet and art critic Ugo Verbeke.

1996

Galery 'De Vierde Dimensie', Antwerp. Personal exhibition. Inauguration of the gallery by social alderman Eric Anthonis and analysis by social journalist Erik Verstraete.

1989

Galery 'De Lelie', Antwerp. First (personal) exhibition. Introduction by Paul Van Dessel and analysis by art philosopher John Baert.