BIOGRAPHY

Jens De Schutter (1979, Aalst) Lives and works in Brussels/Aalst (B)
Piet Mertens (1978, Lokeren) Lives and works in Gent/Aalst (B)
Wim Waelput (1979, Gent) Lives and works in Gent/Aalst (B)
Co-founders of HAP (1999)

ONE MAN SHOWS (selection)
2007 'SECONDroom', W139/basement CS post, Amsterdam (NL)
2007 'Downtownmuddroppers', SECONDroom, Brussel (B)
2005 '2 x 16 Oil barrels', ESBA (FAC/containerproject), Genève (CH)
2004 'Launchers', Center for Contemporary Art Netwerk, Aalst (B)
2002 'HAP', Kunst-Zicht Gallery, Gent (B)
2001 'Transit Middelburg', Stichting Ceasuur, Middelburg (NL)
1999/ Serie of 3 exhibitions, C.C. Ternat (B)
2000
part #1: 'Vissende zijnde'
part #2: 'Indoor camping (anti-shock)'
part #3: 'Happy 3D' (HAP as curator)

GROUP SHOWS (selection)
2007 'Kunst en Zwalm', route in the Flemish Ardennes (B)
2007 'Open Huis', FLACC, Genk (B)
2006 'Heilige Geest 3', Voorkamer, Lier (B)
2006 'Freestate', Site former military hospital, Oostende (B)
2006 'Basics#2', Croxhapox, Oudenaarde (B)
2005 'City in the City', Witte zaal, Gent (B)
2005 'Basics#2’, Croxhapox, Gent (B)
2005 'Excentricities', PROGR Zentrum für Kulturproduktion, Bern (CH)
2004 'Schabbernak', Center for Contemporary Art Netwerk, Aalst (B)
2004 'Ename Actueel, 9m 47s', Ename (B)
2004 'A Temporary Monument for David Mc Comb', STUK, Leuven (B)
2003 'De Utopie van de Periferie', different locations in the city, Aalst (B)
2003 'Parasite Paradise', de Leidsche Rijn/ SKOR, Utrecht (NL)
2003 'Beeld in Park', Felix Happark, Etterbeek (B)
2003 'New', Center for Contemporary Art Netwerk, Aalst (B)
2002 'De Zeeberg', Center for Contemporary Art Netwerk, Aalst (B)
2002 'Youthquake II', W139, Amsterdam (NL)
2001 'Coming People', S.M.A.K., Gent (B)
2000 'Labyrint', location project, Burcht (B)
2000 'Interior/Exterior', Kunst-Zicht Gallery, Gent (B)

PERFORMANCES (selection)
2007 'Zorro Rides', Kunst&Zwalm, route in the Flemish Ardennes (B)
2004 ‘A basic history of HAP’, HAP studio, Aalst (B)
2002 ‘Boiler’, opening ‘Where’, Brakke Grond, Amsterdam (NL)
2001 ‘Top 30’, opening ‘Coming People’, S.M.A.K., Gent (B)
2001 ‘De Favorieten’, Touch Me, Rumbeke (B)
2000 ‘Free Game’, during the exhibition ‘Labyrint’, Burcht (B)