Un-Scene III is a group exhibition of 13 emerging artists in or from Belgium. It presents a slice of a scene, a scan of a particular moment, and reveals the position of WIELS as an international institution firmly rooted in the Belgian landscape. The works presented in Un-Scene III include new and existing pieces, and range across all media. The scope of ideas explored is equally broad, while certain common themes emerge. These include: the impact of digital imagery on our way of seeing and making images; an interest in beauty, craftsmanship and the decorative; the appropriation of artworks and the delegation of authorship; the evocation of an absent or dematerialised body. And while little of the work makes outspoken political statements, many of the artists explore fundamental political questions, such as the social value of art, or its potential to change the way in which we see the

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