a laboratory for multilateral communication
moving art studio, significant dates
January 1994: first appearance of Moving Art Studio
introducing moving art studio
Moving Art Studio is born out of a need for cheap working spaces. Initially set up by a group of art activists squatting a closed down packaging factory in Schaerbeek, the idea of recycling abandonned buildings into temporary places for experimental art came just naturally in Brussels, a city that counts thousands of empty properties. Currently seventy-five artists share the studio facilities of Moving Art Studio at the house rue Saint-Bernard and the old clothing manufacture in the Marolles.
constructing systems open to real participation
In 1995 Moving Art Studio decided to investigate the artistic potentials of digital communication networks supporting on-line projects and providing deeper access to the electronic culture. The content implies contributions coming from a diverse range of human activity. This multi-dimensional approach seems to offer a good navigational tool to apprehend an era characterized by the fragmentation and multiplicity of cultural practices. From the early beginning, the Moving Art Studio web site has been a place experiencing and recording public response to various projets like Be Yourself an Art Critic, Radio Amateurs/Institute of Media Diseases or more recently New Forms for Financial Exchange. The permanently updated web platform gives access to different creations on various supports (video, sound, text, ...), most of which are proposed as public domain items. Discussing the future of electronic networks with the e-money mailing list, Moving Art Studio stands for a larger idea of the word Culture.
Current mailing list: e-money@moving-art-studio
New Forms for Financial Exchange,
48 rue Saint-Bernard 1060 Brussels
phone 32 2 534 45 88 and 32 2 538 13 06
fax 32 2 534 76 66