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Diederik Peeters BE

Diederik Peeters has been reported to pop up in the work of colleague-artists, cunningly disguised
as actor, performer or even advisor. But he especially keeps insisting on brewing his own artistic
concoctions, sometimes in collaboration with carefully selected accomplices. He is an officially
certified visual artist that accidentally got lost in the stables of stage-art, and usually makes
performances, but has also been caught writing texts, inventing installations or video's and crafting
other amalgams that appear hard to categorise. He committed several shows and performances,
such as “Chuck Norris doesn’t sleep, he waits”, “Thriller”, “Red Herring”, “Hulk” and more recently
“Apparitions”. In his performances he stubbornly sabotages the notion of a solid and unchanging
reality. Absurdities and contradictions pile up to reveal a constantly transforming universe where
nothing ever remains what it seems to be.
Along with Kate McIntosh and Hans Bryssinck he is a founding member of SPIN, a support and
reflection platform based in Brussels. Since 2019 he is also a researcher at KASK / School of Arts
in Ghent, where he is working with Anna Czapski around the topic of ‘The Futurology of