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Karel van Laere | Today’s Makers #3

Brilliant, alienating and a little bit uncomfortable

We Are Public members are supporting our makers with hearts. Join them?

We Are Public supports Karel van Laere through the In Art We Trust Fund. To make sure he can turn the world upside down with his performance and video art.

Keen to help out? You can! Log in and give him your heart. Read more on our fund down below.

About Karel van Laere

From his studio in The Hague, Karel van Laere is working on one-of-a-kind mixtures of visual and performance art. In his resulting artworks, he attempts to answer fundamental questions such as ‘what is it like to be a computer?’, ‘what if it were possible to switch off your body?’ or ‘what happens when I hypnotise myself and dancers manipulate my body?’

Travel is an important source of inspiration for Karel. The original plan was for him to do a residency in Russia right now, but as the trip is cancelled he is working closer to home. Based in North-Holland, he is working on a video artwork about blind people’s dreams.

Photo: Hessel Waalewijn

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In Art We Trust

We Are Public will keep investing in arts and culture. Now more than ever! That is why our membership will work a little differently for the time being:

✔️ Every month our curators will select 15 makers
✔️ Our main focus will be on independent makers, who have been hit hard by the current circumstances. Makers we think are brilliant and want to enable to keep working. Makers who we want to list in our programme again when the time comes.
✔️ As a member you are able to heart makers on our website to express your support.
This month we will distribute € 35.000 between 15 makers.

Join us. We need your art-loving heart!

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