In-Residence Magazine

A publication by Vermeir & Heiremans

On the occasion of their participation in Manifesta 9 Limburg, Vermeir & Heiremans published In-Residence Magazine, designed by Swiss graphic designer Salome Schmuki. This artist publication – a ‘faux’ lifestyle magazine – produces a reflection on the new video work The Residence (a wager for the afterlife) (2012). It contains source materials, as well as a series of articles that resulted from Reading Room, a discursive platform that was set up in collaboration with Extra City (Antwerp). For Manifesta 9 Limburg the artists also produced the magazine in a special edition, as ‘a scroll’, presented on a 14m long table as part of their presentation.


Concept & editors: Vermeir & Heiremans
Authors and co-authors: Bert De Munck,Liu Ding and Carol Yinghua Lu,
Christine Gerrard, Nav Haq, Luis Jacob,Bernard Lietaer, Daniel McClean,
Donald MacKenzie, John McTague, Cuauhtemoc Medina, Robrecht Vanderbeeken,
Koen Vermeir.
Graphic design: Salome Schmuki
Photography: Kristien Daem, Greet De Gendt, Vermeir & Heiremans,
National Bank of Belgium
Translators: Lucy Chen, Lei Chiu
Proofreader: Eric Empson
Printing: New Goff, Ghent
ISBN: 97890819147

Publishing: Limited Editions vzw
Support: the Flemish Community
Co-production: Argos (Brussels), C-Mine (Genk), Cultuurcentrum (Bruges),
deBuren (Brussels), Extra City Kunsthal (Antwerp), FLACC (Genk),
Manifesta 9 Limburg (Genk) and Triodos Fonds.
Research support: artist residencies in China, CEAC (Xiamen) and TIM (Beijing)

To purchase a magazine contact:
price: 15 Euro + shipping costs

In-Residence Magazine exists as a magazine and as a scroll version.


Scroll version
Table display: wood, metal, perspex (dimensions 67 x 90 x 1408 cm)
scroll printed on paper (dimensions 2 sheets of 33.5 x 1408 cm)


Magazine version
Size: 22 x 33 cm
Pages: 96 pages + a foldout, a 1 page insert, a 16 page prospectus

Presentations to date:

Somewhere in Between. Contemporary Art Scenes in Europe, exhibition at Bozar, Brussels (2018)

Benefit Auction Artists for Ringland / A City is Not a Road, auction at Veilinghuis Bernaerts, Antwerp (2016)

Tables, a Flemish-Dutch presentation of art(ists’) books, Art Rotterdam (2015)

We, Friends, group exhibition curated by Ma Wen, Xiamen, CN (2014)

Research on Value, screening and discussion organised by Critical Practice, London (2014)

IF I CAN’T DANCE, I DON’T WANT TO BE PART OF YOUR REVOLUTION, screening curated by Vivian Ziherl, Frederique Bergholtz and Nav Haq, OCAT, Shenzhen, CN (2013)

Of Those Who Inhabit Rooms, group show curated by Theo Cowley at Twelve Cells For The Intoxicated, Brussels (2013)

13th Istanbul Biennal, group exhibition curated by Fulya Erdemci, Galata Greek Primary School, Istanbul (2013)

Ingredients, group exhibition curated by Inga Steimane, Riga Art Space, Riga (2013)

Manifesta 9, group exhibition curated by Cuauhtemoc Medina, Katerina Gregos and Dawn Ades, Genk, BE (2012)

Museum Outlet, presentation in collaboration with Arnolfini Art Center, Art Gwanju 12, Gwanju, KR (2012)