About 80 third-year students (age +/- 21 years) of the teacher education department of UCLL recently visited LABIOMISTA in Belgium. In 2017, artist Koen Vanmechelen moved his studio and foundation headquarters to LABIOMISTA, situated in a former public zoo in the Belgian city of Genk. Koen Vanmechelen is an internationally renowned artist, working across a multitude of disciplines. He is one of the most versatile thinkers of these times. His works are situated at the confluence of art, science, philosophy and community. During their visit, the students were introduced to his artistic idea’s. The purpose now, is that the students will use this inspiration to develop artistic activities in primary schools.
Find out more about LABIOMISTA and the artist Koen Vanmechelen at https://www.labiomista.be/