ON A ZERO EN HISTOIRE; solo show at Gallery Sofie Van den Bussche, Brussels -  21.04 - 18.05.2024

Vernissage on Saturday 18.05.2024 - 3 to 6 pm :  Welcome!

- ART ON PAPER AMSTERDAM with Gallery Sofie Van den Bussche, Brussels 

- ARCHITECTURE MEETS ART, Group show in two remarkable houses near Brussels of the Brants-Voets family : Dworp: architects Claire Bataille & Paul Ibens and Halle: 19the C industrial Renaux site: Friday 07.06.24 (opening at 7 pm) and Saturday 08.06.24 – Saturday 15.06.24 and Sunday 16.06.24, with Hélène Petite, Jacky Tavernier, Jo Voets en Olaf Winkler

- FUGA’S EN PIMPELMEZEN (FUGUES AND BLUE TITS) Group show at Museumhuis Lucien de Gheus, Poperinge (B) - Griet Dobbels i.c.w. Jolien Holvoet; from 08.06 to 29.09.2024 inclusive; with Caroline Andrin, Anne Ausloos, Patrick Bergsma, Guillaume Bijl, Nel Bonte, Ignace Cami, Caroline Coolen, Johan Creten, Trees De Mits, Gery De Smet, Franky Derycke, Martine Feipel & Jean Bechameil, Nick Ervinck, Marja Kennis, Anne Marie Laureys, Kellie Lippens, Yves Malfliet, Marieke Pauwels, Tinka Pittoors, Laure Prouvost, R&F F&R, Joke Raes, Clara Spilliaert, Johan Tahon, Sharon Van Overmeiren, Tamara Van San, Joana Vasconcelos, Robin Vermeersch, Bram Verstraeten, Anne Wenzel en Cindy Wright - Curator Els Vermeersch

-DE KOE EN DE GEIT (The Cow and the Goat), screening art video  at KVS Royal Flemish Theater, Brussels

- REMAIN / REMEMBER, group show, Westfront, Nieuwpoort (B), curator Mieke Dobbels

- A PRO POT III, group show, MUDEL, Deinze (B) curator Trees Demits

- THE ANALYSIS OF AN APPEARANCE (THE LANDSCAPE), De analyse van een verschijning (Het landschap) Emergent gallery, curator Frank Maes



29.10 > 07.01.2024 : Analyse van een verschijning (het landschap) : groupshow Emergent, Veurne, B, curator  Frank Maes

27.10 > 21.01.2024 : groupshow A PRO POT III, MUDEL, Museum Deinze, B, curator Trees De Mits

09.09 > 08.10: Duo show with Evelien Gysen at Shoobil Gallery, Antwerp

25.06 > 10.09: Groupshow 10 YEARS EMERGENT, Veurne, B

01.07 > 03.09 : Watou Art Festival 2023 with art video in collaboration with poet Lotte Dodion : The Cow and the Goat 

4 August at 18:00 > 19:30 performance VISSERS VAN DE HORIZON, with Cesar Janssens at TAZ, Theater Festival Oostende, B 

09.07 > 19.08: groupshow SUMMER VIBES, Gallery Sofie Van den Bussche, Brussels, B

The artist's book Under the Tower/ Onder de Kerktoren selected for the exhibition DESIGN-A-BOOK at Wittockiana, Brussel

Art on Paper, Amsterdam with Gallery Sofie Van Den Bussche, Brussels

Saturday 31 March Artist talk The Map is not the Territory at Al Ma'mal Foundation in Jerusalem



Emergent Invites, 01/11/2022- 08/01/2023, Emergent, Veurne, B

September-October : Artist Residency at Al Ma'mal Foundation, Jerusalem

Launch artist’s book Under the Tower / Onder de Kerktoren:  Dar Jacir Bethlehem, PS : WARP Sint-Niklaas, B

Patchwork resident at WATOU ART FESTIVAL

TRAAG (Slow), artistic intervention in the landscape on GR route Flemish Ardennes, part of GvR Vlaamse Ardennen

TEN Times TWO, group show, Gallery Sofie Van den Bussche, Brussels, 12/06> 10/07/2022

Groupshow 15 years Verbeke Foundation

Groupshow 8 ZomerExpo's, 3J; Strandstraat , Knokke-Heist, more info , opening 02-09-2022

Ongoing Trillingen collaboration with Cesar Janssens(Jr.c.E.sA.r, KVS) 



Group show: One way or Another , 10 years Posture Editions, S.M.A.K. Gent - 

Video 17, no.1 in a cycle of 17 Trillingen / Vibrations © Cesar Janssens & Griet Dobbels in colaboration with KVS, Brussels, de Warande (Turnhout)

(07) تحت البرج / Onder de Kerktoren / Under the Tower :  ثَرثَرة / Glossolalia, ALAA ABU ASAD & IGNACE CAMI : video on view here

(05) تحت البرج / Onder de Kerktoren / Under the Tower : Khalil Sakakini CC, Ramallah 

April / June: online artist residency at Birzeit University supported by A.M. Qattan Foundation and through the VAFF project, funded by Sweden

Traag / Slow : artistic intervention in the landscape on GR route Flemish Ardennes, part of GVR Sint-Antelinks and Steenhuize



1 Nov 2020 - 3 Jan 2021 (01) Onder de Kerktoren / Under the Tower, ESSA GRAYEB - GRIET DOBBELS - Emergent, platform for contemporary art, Veurne (B)

Selected for the 2 month artist residency at Birzeit University supported by A.M. Qattan Foundation and through the VAFF project, funded by Sweden.

Selected for the artist residency at Al Ma'mal Foundation, Jerusalem (posponed due to Covid)

Research Grant for Straight Line Attempt - The Map is not the Territory : Middle East Region, Jeruzalem, Ramallah, Nazareth



Clay Front, Kruitmagazijn, Esplanade, Ieper         Clay Front Homecoming : on going

Research Grant for Straight Line Attempt - The Map is not the Territory : Middle East Region, Jeruzalem, Ramallah, Nazareth


Contery Live, i.c.w. Intercommunale Leiedal, selected for artistic intervention in the landscape



The Map is not the Territory (Montedellarte) ARTIST'S BOOK - VIDEO - INSTALLATION 

Italian Cultural Institute, Brussels icw Cittadellarte-Foundatione Pistoletto and Publishing Viaindustriae.

more info here

7 February > 1 March 2019


Selected for working visit to Amman, Ramallah, Jerusalem & Haifa i.c.w. Flanders Art Institute



Draw a straight line in the landscape: Straight Line Attempt (Parc d’Enghien) 

EXPO: 08-09 > 23-09: Mirroirs 2 /Tous est paysage - Biënnale Parc d'Enghien

info art happening

info expo Biënnale d'Enghien


The Map is not the Territory (Montedellarte)


Museo del Presente, Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella Italia
 Arte al Centro 2018
 Publishing Viaindustriae

Compagnon d'Art: Els Vermeersch


EXTRA at  Time Can Tell    3 shortfilms :

Griet Dobbels -The Map is not the Territory ( Montedellarte), Katrien Vermeire - Der kreislauf en Meggy Rustamova- L'invitation au voyage

info & tickets: De Spil, Roeselare


2017 - 2018

Hoger Lager :  Solo show, Emergent Galery, Veurne (B):




Montedellarte: Residence, Performance, exhibition and publication

at Cittadellarte Fondazione Pistoletto, IT

i.c.w. Erasmus University College, Brussels, B



Group show, Arture #5, Ressegem, B

Edition for 2016, Emergent Galery, Veurne, B


solo: 30 Wind socks revisited, CC Knokke-Heist http://wavemakers.prezly.com/persbericht-tentoonstelling-griet-dobbels-30-wind-socks-revisited#


voorstelling kunstenaarsboek Straight line attempt, Posture Editions N° 16 - leporello 20 p, tekst Frank Maes - www.posture-editions.com ism www.bepartlive.org


Juli-Augustus, Kunstenfestival Watou, Douvie hoeve, www.kunstenfestivalwatou.be


ART-TRACES across the Western front, Langemark-Poelkapelle,


19/02-19/04 Take position Group show EMERGENT gallery & association, WWW.emergent.be


Jan/Feb AIR Bray-Dunes (FR) with sea view / met zicht op zee icw EMERGENT gallery & association


TUSSENTIJD  Expo in het landschap, Moortsele

OH, WHAT A LOVELY MOUNTAIN! solo BRUTHAUS, Waregem, 12/10 > 09/11 

- 2014 juli/september: residentie Be-Part, Waregem

- 2014  september/oktober: Group show: The Daylight Show, Dresselhuyspaviljoen, Landgoed Zonnestraal Hilversum  http://www.tondeboer.nl/, NL   http://sunsandstars.nl/exhibitions/

- 2014 Editie voor publicatie KULeuven

- The map is not the territory, Northumberland, UK

- 2014 publicatie art@school, Griet Dobbels en Jan De Cock

- 2014 The map is not the territory, groepstentoonstelling, Harelbeke

- 2013 publicatie Mind the gap, Griet Dobbels en Dolores Bouckaert - Vriendeneditie 2013 Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Deurle,

- 2013: Group show: Badly Natured: Nestruimte, Den Haag, NL - meer info: http://nestruimte.nl/nl/nu

- 2009-2013 art@school in samenwerking met Jan De Cock en UGent


- The map is not the territory


- zwerm 03, VERBEKE FOUNDATION editie Zwerm 03