THE BELENOS CEREMONY
An artistic evening
The Belenos 2021 award ceremony will take place on Friday, December 03, 2021 from 7 pm, during a free exceptional cocktail dinner in the Art Center ‘AUTONOMIE.
The laureates of the Belenos Prize (a laureate for a temporary artistic integration and a laureate for lasting integration) will receive a sculpture by the artist Hubert Verbruggen, specially created as a reward for the Belenos Prize.
It will be undoubtedly the rendez-vous of professionals in architecture, heritage, real estate and urban planning. The « Belenos family » will meet for this exceptional evening dedicated to art, business and pleasure.
Arne Quinze, guest of honor
Arne Quinze was born in 1971 in Belgium and lives and works in Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium and Shanghai, China.
In the eighties he began working as a graffiti artist but he never finished an official art education. Quinze creates large and small sculptures, drawings, paintings, and large-scale installations.
Smaller works, sketches, and drawings are the basis and research for his large installations. Recurring fundamentals in his œuvre are the use of multiple types of wood, including salvaged wood, metal and bronze, coloured glass, electrical colours in fluorescent paint, and themes referring to social interaction, communication and urbanism.
Gérald Watelet, master of ceremonies
Gérald Watelet is the man with a thousand lives. After studying at the Hôtel School of Namur, 22 years old Gérald will be the youngest butler of Belgium. Then, he opens his haute couture house : first in Brussels, then in Paris. Back in Belgium, new professional orientation : he becomes a television presenter.
Gérald Watelet is also very active as an interior designer. But above all, Gérald is a man of taste carrying high the elegance and the Belgian know-how.