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2015

Scenography for the dance performance 'Whispers' directed by Nicole Mossoux / Cie. Mossoux-Bonté

Scenography for the performance 'L'impossible Neutralité' directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie / Raven Ruëll (Groupov)



2014

Object design for the performance 'Much Dance' directed by Jan Decorte

Scenography for the performance 'Money!' directed by Françoise Bloch



2013

Scenography for the performance '4:3' directed by Tibaldus en andere hoeren

Object design for the performance 'O death' directed by Jan Decorte, Münchner Kammerspiele.

Object design for the performance 'Shylock' directed by Jan Decorte



2012

Object design for the performance 'Niks of niks' directed by Jan Decorte

Documentary about painter and scenic designer Johan Daenen in DE CANVASCONNECTIE - a critically acclaimed cultural tv-show on Canvas, the second channel of the Flemish public broadcasting company VRT

Solo-exhibition 'Empathica', Jonas Gallery, Brussels

Solo-exhibition 'Dissection / Imagery', 16CC, Amsterdam

Scenography for the performance 'Alaska' directed by Patrick Masset

Object design for the performance 'Schiller/Tasten' directed by Jan Decorte

Scenography for the performance 'Le salon d'Achille' directed by Charlie Degotte

Solo-exhibition 'Johan Daenen', De Bijl, Zoersel



2011

Solo-exhibition 'Juxtaposition', CLJP Galery, Brussels

Scenography for the performance 'Dirty weekend' directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie

Scenography for the performance 'Gamblers' directed by Dorcy Rugamba

Object design for the opera 'Indian Queen' directed by Jan Decorte

Scenography for the performance 'L'indigène' directed by Nathalie Mauger



2010

Scenography for the performance 'Un uomo di Meno' directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie (First part of the tetralogy: Fare Thee Well Tovaritch Homo Sapiens), Théâtre National, Brussels.

Solo-exhibition 'Johan P.H.G. Daenen', Tervuren

Group-exhibition 'Summer in the City', CypresGalery, Leuven

Object design for the dance performance 'Tanzung' directed by Jan Decorte



2009

Painting on canvas (backdrop) for the dance performance 'Nieuwzwart' directed by Wim Vandekeybus

Solo-exhibition 'ARTWORKS PAINTINGS RELICTS', Tervuren

Scenography for the performance 'Grow or go' directed by Françoise Bloch

Object design for the performance 'Bakchai' directed by Jan Decorte



2008

Object design for the performance 'Wintervögelchen' directed by Jan Decorte

Scenography for the dance performance 'Kefar Nahum' directed by Nicole Mossoux and Patrick Bonté

Scenography for the performance 'L'Affaire Lambert' directed by Charlie Degotte

Scenography for the performance 'Lenz' directed by Nathalie Mauger

Scenography for the performance '1984' directed by Mathias Simons

Scenography for the performance 'Le Barbier de Séville Revival' directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie



2007

Solo exhibition in the factory of Van Gool company

Creation of a 'book totem' for Celt, Bookfair, Antwerp

Design and creation of a multimedia desk for the metropolitan library 'Hoofdstedlijke Openbare Bibliotheek', Place de la Monnaie, Brussel

Scenography and object design for the exhibition 'Brussels et ses habitants', Halles Saint Géry, Brussels

Scenography and object design for exhibition 'La cité administrative' Halles Saint Géry, Brussels

Scenography for the performance 'Game Over' directed by Jeanne Dandoy

Scenography for the performance 'Dju !' directed by Charlie Degotte

Object design for the performance 'Müller / Traktor' directed by Jan Decorte

Scenography for the performance 'Naar Andorra' directed by Marc Bryssinck

Scenography and object design for exhibition 'expo 58: between utopia and réality' Atomium, Brussels.



2006

Wallpainting for shop 'De Lingerie van de Kerkstraat', Lokeren

Scenography and object design pour l'exposition Sous un toit', Halles Saint Géry, Brussels

Painting on canvas and object design pour l'opéra 'Dido & Aeneas' directed by Jan Decorte

Painting on canvas (backdrop) for the dance performance 'Spiegel' directed by Wim Vandekeybus

Object design for the performance 'Visoka Pesem (Songs of Songs)' directed by Jan Decorte

Scenography for the performance 'L'Européenne' directed by Charlie Degotte

Scenography for the performance 'Als Dan' directed by Johan Dehollander

Scenography for the dance performance 'Khoom' directed by Nicole Mossoux and Patrick Bonté

Scenography for the performance 'Bloody Niggers!' directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie

Scenography for the performance 'Strange Fruit' directed by Michel Dezoteux



2005

Solo exhibition 'de Fase' in the psychiatric hospital, Mechelen

Scenography and object design for the exhibition '20 visages de Brussels', Halles Saint Géry, Brussels

Scenography for the performance 'Les Serpents' directed by Marcel Delval

Scenography for the performance 'Œdipe à Colone' directed by Vincent Sornaga

Scenography for the performance 'La Mouette' directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie

Scenography for the performance 'Youpi' directed by Charlie Degotte

Scenography for the dance performance 'Bêt Noir' directed by Wim Vandekeybus

Object design for the performance 'Zeldzame werken 2 : Dieu and les esprits vivants'' directed by Jan Decorte

Object design for the performance 'Zeldzame werken 1 : & en « Burgaudine »' directed by Jan Decorte



2004

Scenography for the performance ' Anathème' directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie

Scenography for the opera 'l'Opéra Pompier' directed by Patrick Masset

Scenography for the performance 'Les Acteurs de Bonne Foi' directed by Mathias Simons

Scenography for the performance 'Allers Retours' directed by Philippe Van Kessel

Scenography for the performance 'Noordeloos' directed by Ignace Cornelissen

Painting on canvas (backdrop) for the dance performance 'Puur' directed by Wim Vandekeybus

Painting on canvas (backdrop) for the dance performance 'Les Porteuses de Mauvaises Nouvelles Revival' directed by Wim Vandekeybus



2003

Creation of a wall in lead for the performance 'O Death' directed by par Jan Decorte

Scenography for the performance 'Quatuors' directed by Mathias Simons

Scenography for the performance 'Oh Les Beau Jours' directed by Maurice Sevenant



2002

Solo exhibition 'Pinxit' Faculty club, Leuven

Solo exhibition in oArt gallery, Olen

Painting on canvas and object design for the performance 'Canibali !' directed by Jan Decorte

Scenography for the performance '& Dieu ? dans tout ça' directed by Charlie Degotte



2001

Object design for the performance '"Betonliebe + Fleischkrieg » Medeia' directed by Jan Decorte

Object design for the performance ' Cirque Danton' directed by Jan Decorte

Scenography for the performance ' L'Ecole des Femmes ' directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie



2000

Scenography and object design for Westoria museum, Diksmude

Object design for the performance 'Sasja Danse' directed by Jan Decorte

Object design for the performance 'Amlett' directed by Jan Decorte

Scenography for the performance 'Le Couronnement de Poppée' directed by Charlie Degotte

Scenography for the performance 'Woyzeck' directed by Marc Bryssinck

Scenography for the opera 'Riders to the sea' directed by Pietro Varrasso



1999

Floor paintings for the dance performance 'In real Time' directed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

Object design for the performance 'Bêt Noir' directed by Jan Decorte

Object design for the performance 'Marieslijk' directed by Jan Decorte

Painted canvas (backdrop) for the dance performance 'Inasmuch as Life is Borrowed' directed by Wim Vandekeybus



1998

Paintings on canvas and interior design for the offices of the Mercedes garage in Herentals.

Scenography for the performance 'Rwanda 1994' directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie

Scenography for the performance 'Le Barbier de Séville' directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie

Scenography for the performance 'Een Poppenhuis' directed by Ignace cornelissen



1997

Interior design and concept for exhibition about cancer

Scenography and object design for the exhibition 'Karavanserai', castle of Meise

Wallpainting for the entrance hall of the 'Ovi' company, Olen

Scenography for the performance 'Chantecler' directed by Charlie Degotte

Scenography for the performance 'Les Têtes de Cuir' directed by Michel Dezoteux

Scenography for the performance 'Octobre' directed by Michel Dezoteux



1996

Interior design and object design for the "Hoofdstedelijke Openbare Bibliotheek" (Metropolitan Public Library), Place de la Monnaie, Brussels

Stand ASLK, Heysel, Brussels

Scenography for the performance 'Liliom' directed by Jean-Louis Colinet



1995

Scenography for the Michael Jackson event, SONY Belgium, Kinepolis Brussels

Interior design and object design for shop 'De Lingerie van de Kerkstraat', Lokeren

Set design for television program 'Ivan' 4TV

Set design for television program 'Ivan II' 4TV

Interior design and concept for itinerary exhibition 'Achter het Vijgeblad' about the prostate.

Stand Siemens, '100 jaar Siemens', Heysel, Brussels

Scenography for the performance 'Péricles, Prince de Tyr' directed by Michel Dezoteux

Scenography for the performance 'La Comédie Sans Titre' directed by Françoise Bloch

Scenography for the performance 'Andromaque' directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie

Scenography for the performance 'Il n'y a aucun mérite à être quoi que ce soit' directed by Charlie Degotte



1994

Interior design and object design for the offices of 'Noordvlees van Gool' company, Turnhout

Paintings on canvas and interior design for the offices of 'Subliem' company, Herentals

Display and information desk for newspaper 'De Morgen', Bookfair, Antwerp

Stand APT, multimedia magazine, Heysel, Brussels

Stand Toshiba, Novotel, Moors, Bronselaar

Set design for television program 'Rad van tong' TV4

Set design for television program 'Plan-Ouders' BRT TV

Set design for television program 'Roxy' 4TV

Scenography for the performance ' Les présidentes' directed by Michel Dezoteux

Scenography for the performance 'Excédent de Poids, Insignifiant : Amorphe' directed by Michel Dezoteux

Scenography for the performance ' Extermination ou mon foie n'a pas de sens' directed by Michel Dezoteux

Scenography for the performance ' La Mère' , Grouov, directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie

Object design for the performance 'Bloetwollefduivel' directed by Jan Decorte



1993

Stand Cedel, Brussels, Boston

Stand Synthes, Medical Company

Stand Marvel, industrial laundry

Scenography for the performance ' Penty II' , Grouov, directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie

Scenography for the performance ' Mademoiselle Julie' directed by Michel Dezoteux

Scenography for the performance ' L'Eveil du Printemps' directed by Michel Dezoteux

Scenography for the performance 'Un Pour la Route' directed by Marcel Delval

Scenography for the performance 'Une Perle, Une Vrai' directed by Marcel Delval



1992

Fresco on the palisade of the culture house of Amiens 'Paligraphe', Amiens (France)

Stand 70 Brussels Museum

Wallpainting about fashion, Palais des Beaux-Arts, for the exhibition 'België, een tijdsbeeld', curated by Frank Van Haecke.

Stand Cedel, Brussels, Bombay/Sydney

Scenography for the performance 'Groot en Klein', De Tijd, Directed by Johan Van Assche

Scenography for the performance 'La Grande Imprécation Devant les Murs de la Ville', Groupov, Jacques Delcuvellerie

Scenography for the dance performance 'Twin Houses' directed by Nicole Mossoux and Patrick Bonté



1991

Wallpainting and logo design for restaurant 'Monochrome', Brussels.

Set design 'Alle vijf', BRT TV

Scenography for the opera "Medeamaterial" and "Didon and Enée" directed by Jacques Delcuvellerie, Royal Opera House 'Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie', Brussels.



1990

Interior design and object design for the shops "The euro Orient Corporation", Amsterdam, Watermael-Boitsfort, Auderghem

Interior design and object design for the offices of factory "La Roue du Pays d'Auge", Caen, France

Set design for 'Oogappel', BRT TV

Set design for 'Telefacts', VTM

Furniture design for shoe store Opdebeeck

Furniture design and office concept for Tosselli company, France

Three paintings (150x150cm) for the meeting room of Tosselli company, France

Solo exhibition 'Les locataires de la loi' 15 portraits of Belgian Prime Ministers after World War II, Brussels, (Théâtre Varia, Concert Noble, Residency of the prime minister during Days of Architecture, CGER, De Fase)

Solo exhibition 'Johan Daenen En Salon' itinerary exhibition, (Ghent, Everberg, Antwerp, Brussels and Louvain)

Scenography for the performance 'Krijtkring', directed by Eva Bal

Scenography for the performance 'La Ménagerie de Verre', directed by Marcel Delval

Scenography for the performance 'De cocu magnifique', Blauwe maandag compagnie, directed by Michel Van Dousselaere

Scenography for the performance 'YZZ YZZ tout Shakespeare', directed by Charlie Degotte

Scenography for the dance performance 'Château en Espagne' directed by Michèle Anne de Mey



1989

Set for television program 'Help Klassiek', BRT TV

Paintings on canvas and objects for the performance 'Naar Vulvania', Jan Decorte

Paintings for promotion pictures for Citroën AX

Paintings for pictures World Animal Day

Set design 'Remise du prix Prosper', Panorama

Displays 'De Standaard' newspapergroup

Painted seasights entrance hall 'Club Méditerranée', Brussels

Seven commissioned paintings for the avant garde castle of architect Wastiau, Westerlo.

250 painted flower bouquets (30x20cm) for 'Lu's Paragraph' translation agency

Solo exhibition "Eleganz" 4 biochrome paintings for 4 poems by Peter Verhelst. In a handmade suitcase, limited edition.

Founding member with Stefan Loeckx of 'MEGA-L-UNA, Arts & Design', design company, Brussels

Object design for the performance 'inondertussendoor' directed by J Decorte

Paintings and object design for the performance 'Naar Vulvania', directed by Jan Decorte

Stand Lieber, Bookfair, Barcelone

Interior design and object design for shop 'La Watt', Leuven.



1988

Plastic foam walls for the performance 'Bert van der Slagmulde'r, Charlie Degotte. Premier prix de la commission française de la culture.

Paintings on canvas for the movie 'Marquises' by Topor

Set for television spot 'Presto', directed by Dominique Deruddere

Display Philips, Frankfurter Buchmesse

Exhibition "Ruimtelijke Installaties" Vooruit, Ghent

Exhibition "Textielcomposities, zitkamermonumenten, 'Vacuum packed art objects'", Dragonetti, Ghent.

Solo exhibition "Inventaires" 40 oil paintings and drawings of 10 theatre performances, Théâtre Varia, Brussels.

Stands and displays N.V. Jo Nicolai & co

Painting on canvas (backdrop) for the dance performance 'Les Porteuses de Mauvaises Nouvelles' directed by Wim Vandekeybus



1987

Large paintings on canvas, attached to walls for shop 'Profiel', Leuven.

Stand EMI (His Master's Voice) Audio/Video commercial fair.

Solo exhibition "Barricades & experimentation" for the event "De stoute jaren '58 – '68', by Paleis v.z.w, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels



1986

Stands and displays, Toeristische federatie Provincie Brabant

Paintings and concept for exhibition "100 ans d'Histoire de l'automobile" for the hundreth anniversary of Mercedes Benz.14 Paintings on wooden boards (7m x 2,5m)

First prize of the Public, first price of the associated poster design committee for the poster "La Nuit du Charbon", Gare centrale, Brussels

Seven paintings on canvas (7x3m) for the opera productions at the Royal Opera House 'Théâtre de la Monnaie', Cirque Royal, Brussels.

Object design for the performance 'Het Stuk Stuk' directed by Jan Decorte

Paintings on canvas and object design for the performance 'Op een avond in …', directed by Jan Decorte

Paintings and object design for the performance 'Macbeth-Party', directed by Jan Decorte

Scenography for the performance 'Les Pupilles du Tigre' directed by Philippe Sireuil



1985

Cases with electric light and carrots for the performance 'Max, of hoe of wat', directed by Paul Peyskens

Paintings on wooden fence round the Royal Opera House 'Théâtre de la Monnaie', Brussels Open air Gallery: 40 paintings (3mx2m) on the Place de la Monnaie, Brussels

Scenography for the performance 'L'Homme qui a voulu' directed by Paul Peyskens



1984

Wall paintings of fifty different sorts of wood, Vlamingenstraat (Leuven) for the performance 'Verwanten', directed by Paul Peyskens

Scenography for the performance 'Julius Caesar' directed by Paul Peyskens



1983

Paintings on canvas in aluminium frame for the performance 'King Lear', directed by Jan Decorte

Paintings on canvas and object design for the performance 'Medeamateriaal', directed by Jan Decorte



1982

Paintings on plastic support for the performance 'Torquato Tasso', directed by Jan Decorte

Paintings on walls, floor and objects for the performance 'L'Homme qui a voulu', directed by Paul Peyskens, Leuven.

Paintings on canvas and object design for the performance 'King Lear', directed by Jan Decorte



1981 – 1984

Opens and animates during 1000 days in association with Stefan Loeckx and Stijn de Witte: EX-, avenue Baudouin, Brussels. A space for cultural events where exhibitions, events and concerts are staged on the crossroads between sports, culture, science and nightlife.



1980

First solo exhibition at Sint-Lukas Art Gallery in Brussels



1978 – 1983

Paintings and set design for Mallemunt-festival, Brussels



1977

Group Exhibition: Mention d'honneur Paris critique, grand prix humanitaire de France, Palma de Oro of the Belgo-Hispanique Association, member of Belgian delegation for the exhibitions in Santa Domingo and Osaka.



1976 – 1980

Studies plastic arts at Sint-Lukas Arts School, Brussels



1970 – 1976

High School (Latin/Greek section) at Sint Jan Berchmans College, Brussels



1965 – 1976

Takes drawing and painting classes under supervision of Michèle Purnal and Lucien Braet. Académie de dessin et des arts décoratifs, Boitsfort, Brussels



1958

Born in Brussels (Belgium)