HomePage Artists

b. 1950, Belgium

Chantal Akerman Biography

Chantal Akerman was born in 1950 in Brussels, Belgium, She currently lives and works in Paris.

Read More

One of the most important filmmakers of her generation, Chantal Akerman has been a leading figure in European experimental cinema since the early seventies. Important solo exhibitions of Akerman’s work have been held at the Museum for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium (2012), MIT, Cambridge Massachusetts (2008), the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel (2006); Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ (2006); and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2003). Akerman has participated in Documenta XI (2002) and the Venice Biennale (2001). In 2011 a film retrospective of Akerman’s work was shown at the Vienna Film Festival.

Text courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery.

Chantal Akerman Featured Artworks

Now by Chantal Akerman contemporary artwork
Chantal AkermanNow, 20157 channel HD video installation, 5 back projections on Plexiglas screens, 2 floor projections, colour, 5 mono and stereo soundtracks, various objects, looped
Marian Goodman Gallery Contact Gallery
In the Mirror by Chantal Akerman contemporary artwork
Chantal AkermanIn the Mirror, 197116 mm black and white film transferred to digital format, 14 mins 21 secs
Marian Goodman Gallery Contact Gallery

Chantal Akerman Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Chantal Akerman, NOW at Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
14 September–21 October 2017 Chantal Akerman NOW Galerie Marian GoodmanParis

Chantal Akerman Represented By

Marian Goodman Gallery contemporary art gallery in New York, USA Marian Goodman Gallery New York, Paris, London

Chantal Akerman In Related Press

Here's the Artist List for the 2015 Venice Biennale Related Press Here's the Artist List for the 2015 Venice Biennale 6 March 2015, Art News

Yes! After months and months of speculation, prayers, and rumors, the Venice Biennale has released the artist list for its 56th edition, “All the World’s Futures,” which is being curated by Okwui Enwezor. At a quick glance, it looks like a thrillingly eclectic list, counting among its participants giants like Bruce Nauman, Adrian...

Fade out copy.
Read More

Sign up to be notified when new artworks and exhibitions by Chantal Akerman are added to Ocula.


Scan the QR Code via WeChat to follow Ocula's official account.

Scan to follow Ocula on WeChat.