Biography

GIJS MILIUS

Born in 1985, Utrecht (NL). Lives and works in Brussels.

  • EDUCATION

2009-2013 Bachelor of Arts with distinction, Drawing, ENSAV LA Cambre, Brussels
2004-2006 Audio Visual Media, directing fiction film, HKU KMT, Hilversum, NL

  • SELECTED SOLO SHOWS
  • 2017
    A Bird And Half A Stone, Anderlecht, Belgium
  • Facts and Life, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris
  • 2016
  • of/of ofwel en/of ou/ou ou et/ou, Etablissement d’en Face, Brussels
  • Ninove biennale «Krasj3», curated by Hans Theys, Ninove, Ninove, Belgium
  • The conspiracy, 2 days intervention, Etablissement d’en Face, Brussels
  • 2015
  • La ligne droite est le chemin le plus court entre deux points uniquement si les deux points sont bien l’un en face de l’autre (a straight line is the shortest way between to points solely if the two points are exactly opposite one another), duo show with Erwan Maheo, B.A.D., Brussels
  • 2013
  • Hindernissen, Abilene Gallery, Brussels
  • 2012
  • All City Art, duo project with Paul Van Vroenhoven, Festival for public art «All City Art», Groningen, NL
  • SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
  • 2017
  • Oh les beaux jours!, Biennale 9, curated by Angel Vergara and Joël Benzakin, Centre culturel d’Ottignies, Louvain-la-Neuve (upcoming October)
  • Lezerna razmjena bez panike, Charlama contemporary, Sarajevo
  • Parisque, curated by Marie de Gaulejac, DOC, Paris
  • 2016
  • The Squatter, curated by Michael Caliies, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris
  • IN/OUT, curated by Lucia Bru, Beaux Arts de Saint-Gilles, Brussels
  • Il grande Capasone di bianchi Montalbano, Etablissement d’en Face’s restaurant show during art week, Brussels
  • 2014
  • Ashtrays, with Nick Bastis and Nicolas Bourthoumieux, Superdeals, Brussels
  • 2013
  • No Milk Today, HB55, Berlin
  • 2012
  • You can’t fall off a Mountain, with Baptiste Mano and Nicolas Bourthoumieux, R2D2, Brussels
  • Family Matters, DeLaCharge, Brussels
  • 2011
  • Dialogue, Ixelles museum, Brussels
  • CURATED PROJECTS
  • 2015
  • Drawers, with Bram Boomgaardt, Anna Solal, Daniel Johnston, Dougie Eynon, Island, Brussel
  • PUBLICATIONS
  • 2016
  • 4 Exhibitions, about 2015 show at BAD with Erwan MAeho, Dougie Eynon, Nicolas Bourthoumieux and Sebastien Reuzé. Texts by Hans Theys, Philippe Bertels, Guillaume Déssanges. Published by Herman Byrd
  • The Word magazine, internet article
  • Le centre du Monde, drawings for book about Erwan Maheo’s residency program in Belle Ile (published by Herman Byrd)
  • Art Lead (internet article)
  • Papier Machine #3: Manche (drawings)
  • 2015
  • Le Morning, drawing series with Michel Gondry, published by Herman Byrd
  • D!ng Magazine #15, drawing series
  • 2014
  • National Pop-up Store (‘youthful’ international art/design fair), curated by Angel Vergara, Brussels
  • 2013
  • Swim, sculpture magazine for ENSAV la Cambre
  • PRODUCTION DESIGN/ COMMISSIONED WORK
  • 2016
  • Act Cut Play, fashion short film set up by Fashion museum Antwerp, Brakke Grond Amsterdam, Fashion Clash Maastricht, created by Femke Huurderman, Marie-Sophie Beinke and Suze Milius
  • 2015
  • Exhibit, theatre play by Suze Milius, House Crying Yellow Tears
  • 2012
  • Collection – theatre play by Suze Milius, House Crying Yellow Tears
  • RECIDENCY
  • 2017 Le centre du Monde, Belle-Ile-en-Mer (forthcoming May)