Urban Dialogues© (UD) examines the complex interactions between artists, cultures, nature, urban interventions, cities, and technology, via photography, digital art and video, capturing the contradictions and analogies of our individual and collective histories, reflecting today’s new era of global engagement. UD artists all met via an artist social networking website, came together and virtually exchange photos of their cities and art. The collaborative artworks are hybrids of each artists’ unique vision, time and place.
The Exhibition Center De Bijl Zoersel presents Urban Dialogues©, a group of nine artists from different cities and cultures experimenting with collaborations which bridge their global diversity and artistic similarities. “Urban Dialogues©” is questioning the nature of artistic practices in today’s digital age: is art made by the sole artist alone in their studio or can collaborative works push us to new heights?