In conversation

Valerie Verhack with Adam Caruso and Freek Persyn

Live-stream from Leuven, Belgium

8 April 2021

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Museum Leuven's curator Valerie Verhack in conversation with Adam Caruso and Freek Persyn of 51n4e architects, part of a series of events around the museum's retrospective of the work of Thomas Demand.

The architects discuss the future of museum architecture, their collaborations on unrealised designs for two Belgium institutions, KANAL and M HKA; their collaboration with Thomas Demand; and their approaches to museum design, from the the 'soft' museum, to the 'productive' museum.

Main image: M HKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, façade detail

Below, from left to right: M HKA exterior and interior, KANAL Centre Pompidou, Brussels, exterior and interior

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