VISIT OF THE FOUNDRY ART CASTING : MARCH 16TH
Geert owner of the foundry will give us a tour of Art Casting, a renowned foundry in Europe who’s since the 90′ specialized in only casting works of art. The foundry includes lost wax casting, sand casting but also ceramic shell method.
Mark Manders, Thomas Houseago, Johan Creten, Jan Fabre, Erwin Wurm, Wim Delvoye, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Berlinde De Bruyckere, Wim Delvoye, Koen Van Mechelen, Michaël Borremans, Sterling Ruby, Kris Martin and many others do produce their works in their foundry since many years.
We’ll have the chance to visit the foundry learn about the different techniques, hear about the origin of the foundry and the family story from the 19th century and of course see some works under production during the visit.