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Harald Thys & Jos De Gruyter
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Harald Thys & Jos De Gruyter

Harald Thys, born 1966 in Wilrijk, Belgium works in collaboratioon with Jos De Gruyter. Both live and work in Brussels.

Solo exhibitions of the duo include Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp; Objekte als Freunde, Culturgest Porto & Kestnergeselschaft Hannover; Das Loch, NAK Aachen, Aachen (all 2011); Projekt 13, Kunsthalle Basel (2010); Culturgest, Lisbon; Kaleidoscope, Milan; Art Space Pro Choice, Vienna; Dépendance, Brussels (all 2009); Gallery Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin (2008); Frac Le Plateau, Paris, with François Curlet; Artspeak, Vancouver (both 2007). Group exhibitions include The Power Plant, Toronto; IAC Villeurbanne; Athens Biennial (all 2011); Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo; Das Loch der Kranke Prophet / ‘unlimited’ art fair Basel (both 2010); Manifesta, Trento; 5th Berlin Biennale (both 2008).

Their work has been screened at several venues including Arnolfini, Bristol; ICA, London, Van Abbemuseum (all 2010); The Steins, New York; FormContent, London; CCC, Tours (all 2009). They have also given the following lectures: Parallel Worlds New Version, at Culturgest (Lisbon) & De Ateliers (Amsterdam); Car Lecture, by Erik Thys & Harald Thys at Frac Le Plateau (Paris), 5th Berlin Biennial, and Artissima (Turin); Parallel Worlds, at Jan van Eyck Akademie (Maastricht), Ecole des Beaux Arts (Strasbourg), Ecole des Beaux Arts (Tourcoing), University of British Colombia (Vancouver), Frac Le Plateau (Paris), and Piet Zwart Institute (Rotterdam).