Maarten Vanden Eynde


Born Leuven (Belgium) in 1977. Lives and works in Brussels (BE) and Saint Mihiel (FR)




Digging up the Future, retrospective exhibition, Mu.ZEE, Ostend (Belgium)


Half Earth, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)


Catastrophic Casualties & Casual Catastrophes, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)


Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)


Brick Era A.D. 2013, special outdoor project at Art Brussels, Brussels (Belgium)

Plastic Reef, Hordaland Artcenter, Bergen (Norway)

IN_DEPENDANCE, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)


Museum of Forgotten History XXX, MuHKA, Antwerpen (Belgium)

Europe 2006-2014, FeliXart Museum, Drogenbos (Belgium)


Museum of Forgotten History, Art Brussels, Brussels (Belgium)


Gravitation, Kunstruimte Wagemans, Beetsterzwaag (The Netherlands)

Taxonomic Trophies, Science Centre, Nemo, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Public Artwork: ‘Modern Menhirs’, Arpia, Old Brick Factory, Herzele (Belgium)

Plastic Reef, Into the great Open, Vlieland (The Netherlands)

Industrial Evolution, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

Oil Peak, Art in the City, Egmont Park, Brussels (Belgium)

The Earth seen from the Moon, Wunderkammer, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)


Homo Stupidus Stupidus, Waag Society, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)


The Museum of Forgotten History, Het Pand, Ugent, Gent (Belgium)


From Russia With Love, Maes & Matthys Gallery, Antwerpen (Belgium)

Georgia Here we Come, NAC National Art Center, Tbilisi (Georgia)


The Earth seen from the Moon, Cesare Manzo Gallerie, Pescara (Italy)




MoMeNT, Gallo-Roman Museum, Tongeren (Belgium)

Beaufort 21 Triennial, All along the Belgian coast (Belgium)

Zoology, Zebrastraat-New Zebra, Ghent (Belgium)


Vision and Horror of Modernity - Industry and Artistic Departure, The Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal (Germany)

Dreaming in Everywhen, IMPAKT FESTIVAL 2020, Impakt Center for Media Culture, Utrecht (The Netherlands)

Zin Ex. From Abstraction to Algorithm, TABAKALERA, San Sebastián (Spain)

INSPIRE, ISELP, Brussels (Belgium)

paysage>paysages, Château de Vizille (France)

The Work of Time, Z33, Hasselt (Belgium)

Chasing Flowers, Sint-Niklaas (Belgium)

Liebes Ding - Object Love, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen (Germany)

On-Trade-Off: La Contrepartie, Centre Culturel Jean Cocteau, Les Lilas (France)


An unfinished symphony. Polyphony in the collection, Mu.ZEE, Oostende (Belgium)

Nature Morte/Nature Vivante, Cid Grand-Hornu, Hornu (Belgium)

On-Trade-Off: The Weight of Wonders, Cargo in Context, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

6th Lubumbashi Biennale: Future Genealogies, Tales From The Equatorial Line, various locations in Lubumbashi (D.R. Congo)

Pinpointing Progress, Kunsthalle Bremen (Germany)

Jusqu’ici tout va bien? Archaeology of a digital world, Némo, International Biennial of Digital Arts, Le 104, Paris (France)

Diatoms, art in a box of nature, Botanic Garden Meise, Meise (Belgium)

Tihange, esquisse pour un Shelter studio, Centre culturel de l’Arrondissement de Huy, Huy (Belgium)

Contour Biennial #9: Coltan as Cotton, different venues in Belgium, curated by Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez

Learning From Deep Time, ONDRAF/NIRAS - National Institute for Radioactive Waste and Enriched Fissile Material, Kastelsedijk, Dessel (Belgium)

When you say we Belong to the Light we Belong to the Thunder,Tallinn Photomonth - Contemporary Art Biennial, EKKM/Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn (Estonia)

13,700,000 Km3, Art Space Pythagorion, Samos (Greece) Curated by Katerina Gregos

Stormy Weather, Museum Arnhem/De Kerk, Sint Walburgisplein (The Netherlands)

On-Trade-Off: Green Gold, Galerie Imane Farès, Paris (France)

Animal Revolution: 200 Years of Bremen Town Musicians in Art, Kitsch and Society, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen (Germany)

Chair as an Artwork, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga (Latvia)


A World Without Us, Impakt Center for Media Culture, Lange (The Netherlands)

The Unending Gift  , Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

AfricaMuseum@EgmontPalace, curator: Ilse Dauwe, Egmont Palace, Brussels (Belgium)

About longing and consolation, Kunstenfestival Watou 2018, various locations in and around the village Watou (Belgium)

RIBOCA, Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Curators: Katerina Gregos, Solvej Helweg Ovesen, Ioli Tzanetaki, 9 venues spread out over Riga (Latvia)

Greentopia, Verbeke Foundation, Westakker, Kemzeke (Belgium)

Cosmogonies, au gré des éléments, curated by Hélène Guenin, MAMAC, Nice (France)

Holes, Bumps, Discs and Knots, Art Partout gallery, Antwerpen (Belgium)

Glorious (?) FAILURE, Triennial of Contemporary Art at Duffel Psychiatric Hospital, Duffel (Belgium)

Workflow, Cultuurcentrum Sint-Niklaas, Sint-Niklaas (Belgium)

2050. A Brief History of the Future, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung (Taiwan)

Artefact 2018, STUK, Leuven (Belgium)


Lost in Garbage, Verbeke Foundation, Westakker (Belgium)

Objectif Terre, Musée Barrois, Bar-Le-Duc (France)

Disruption - Remapping Nature, De Oude Warande, Tilburg (The Netherlands)

Future Observatory, Sterrentoren, Utrecht (The Netherlands)

ANIMAL - MAN - MACHINE, Verbeke Foundation, Westakker, Kemzeke (Belgium)

Nuclear Culture, a Z33 exhibition in Atelier Bouwmeester, Ravenstein Galery, Brussels (Belgium)

Notes on our equilibrium, CAB Art Center, Brussels (Belgium)

BelgianArtPrize 2017, Bozar, Brussels (Belgium)

IN_DEPENDENCE, Performatik17 - Brussels Biennial of Performance Art, Muntplein/Place de la Monnaie, Brussels (Belgium)

La Vie aquatique, Mrac, Sérignan (France)


La timidité des cimes, Le Parvis, Tarbes (France)

Manmade, Raversyde Anno 1465, Oostende (Belgium)

Next flood, 38CC, Delft (The Netherlands)

Tous belges!, Centre d’Art contemporain, Meymac (France)

What is Waste?, Art Affairs, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)


A.N.T.H.R.O.P.O.C.E.N.E, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

#4 Biennale of Lubumbashi (D.R. Congo)

2050. A Brief History of the Future, Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (Belgium)

Uit liefde Voor Hout Van MIJ, Museum Ijsselstein, Ijsselstein (The Netherlands)

Mons 2015 Capital Européenne de la Culture, Mons (Belgium)

Wabi Sabi Shima, de l’esthétique de la perfection et du chaos dans l’archipel Nippon, Espace Hangar H18, Brussels (Belgium)


Homo Ludens, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

Rumeurs du Météor, FRAC Lorraine, Metz (France)

Beyond Earth Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (USA)

In The Dark, Zeeuws Museum, Middelburg (The Netherlands)


Oil Peaks, Collins Park, Meessen De Clercq, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (USA)

Le Vent des Forets, curated by Pascal Yonet, Fresnes-Au-Mont (France)

Traction Avant, CIAP, Hasselt (Belgium)

I could have lived here, Museum M, Leuven (Belgium)

Ingredients, Riga Art Space, Riga (Latvia)

Ja Natuurlijk, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag (The Netherlands)


Manifesta 9, Genk (Belgium)

Back to the Future, CBKU, Utrecht (The Netherlands)


Museum Show Part 2, Arnolfini, Bristol (UK)

Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin (Ireland)

Evolution of Creation, SIGN Gallery, Groningen (The Netherlands)


Smooth Structures, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Alter Nature: We Can, Z33, Hasselt (Belgium)

Certified Copy, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke (Belgium)

Tracks, Traces and Transformations, NEST, Den Haag (The Netherlands)

Stardust in a Nutshell, Savvy Contemporary, Berlin (Germany)

The Trophy Room, Parker's Box Gallery, New York (USA)

Motion Pictures, Museum Het Domein, Sittard (The Netherlands)

TransNatural, Multiplex, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)


World Wide Wonders, Galerie Kunst-Zicht, Gent (Belgium)

La Conquête de l’Espace, curated by O. Van den Boogaard, HISK, Gent (Belgium)

Landscaping, Galerie De Meerse, Hoofddorp (The Netherlands)

Knokke Biennale, Knokke (Belgium)

Verzamelde Verhalen, Watou 2009 (Belgium)

Faux Jumeaux, SMAK, Gent (Belgium)

Artificial Nature, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke (Belgium)

Histortion, Sign Gallery, Groningen (The Netherlands)

This Is The Future Before It Happened, Glendale College Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)


Hacking IKEA, Platform21, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Dictatorship Of The Majority, Sculpture Quadrennial Riga 2008, Riga (Latvia)

Site2F7 Festival, Almere (The Netherlands)

Localisms, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere (The Netherlands)


Eslöv Biennale, Eslöv (Sweden)

Please Excuse our Appearance, IKON Gallery, Birmingham (UK)

Turn to Stone, Museo Mineralogico Campano (Italy)

GHB, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven (The Netherlands)


White Bright and delighting home, Marthouse, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)


Napoli Presente, PAN/Pallazo della Arti Napoli, catalogue, Napoli (Italy)

LISTE 10 with T293, Basel (Switzerland)

Art Rotterdam with Kunstruimte Wagemans, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)


Ceramic Park, Mino (Japan)

Gallery Minonokuni, Tajimi (Japan)

Galeria T293, Napoli (Italy)

Kunstruimte Wagemans, Beetsterzwaag (The Netherlands)

Artissima 11 with T293, Torino (Italy)


Genetologisch Onderzoek, TENT, Witte de Withstraat, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

Art & Nature, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Sainte-Colombe sur l’Hers (France)

Tortura Ex Machina, Toekomstige Kunstruimte Wagemans, Beetsterzwaag (The Netherlands)


The Biggest Sculpture of the World, Museum van Nagsael, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)