Eric van Hove (b.1975 Guelma) is a nomadic artist whose work is committed to creating links between local and global issues. Van Hove was born in Algeria but grew up in Cameroon and lives between Japan, Belgium and Morocco
Eric Van Hove studied at the École de Recherche Graphique (2001) and Tokyo Gakudei University (2005). He has a PhD from the Tokyo University of the Arts (2008). His solo exhibitions include Atchilihtallah - On the transformation of art, craft and product - Mu.ZEE, Oostend (2017); Ethics in the World of Strangers - Richard Tatting, New York (Duo) (2017); Anthropocene Geodesy - Voice gallery, Marrakech (2016), Atchilihtallah - On the Transformation of Things - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt (2016); Atchilihtallah - STUK kunstencentrum Museum, Leuven, Belgium (2014); V12, Copperfield, London (2014); Testosterone, Voice Gallery, Marrakech (2014); V12 Laraki, CCC, Tours (2013); In Spite of the Unheroic Times, Rossicontemporary Gallery, Brussels (2012); Wonderlust, Monty_ABN, Brussels (2011); Arrangements After Whistler, Cypress Gallery, Leuven (2010); Exonymie, Institut Supérieur du Langage Plastique, Brussels (2010).
His group exhibitions include O Triângulo do Atlântico - 11th Bienal do Mercosul, Mercosul, Brazil (upcoming); Sharjah Biennial 13 (concluding programme), Tamawuj, Beirut (2017); Islam, it's also our History, Museum of Europe, Brussels, Belgium (2017); Chinafrika - GfZK Museum for Contemporary Art, Leipzig, Germany (2017); Working Promises - 10th Design International Biennale of Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne (2017); What New Now? - 6th Marrakesh biennial (2016); Merchants of Dreams - BRANDTS Museum of Art and Visual Culture, Odense, Denmark (2016); Where Do We Migrate To? - Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden (2016); Les Mondes Inversés - B.P.S.22 Museum, Charleroi (2015);
Eppur si muove - MUDAM Museum, Luxembourg (2015); STUK Kunstencentrum, Leuven (2014); CAC, New Orleans (2012); National Museum of Algiers (2009) and Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2007).
For his most recent solo exhibition with the gallery please click here