florence cats is an artist and acupuncturist from Brussels (1985) who uses text, sound, light, color, radio and natural energies...

her work has been presented in ETE78, Brussels Drawing Week, Spazi Aperti (Rome), OCCII (Amsterdam) , Pracht(Leipzig), PAS (Berlin), Atoma (Brussels), Stuk(Leuven), minard theater(Gent), Le passage (Geneva)...
between 2020 and 2021 she curated exhibitions a tryptic of exhibitions around water, sign and transmutation.
She is the co-author of several books with primitive press, including Lavori in corso (2020).
In 2022 she released ‘Ys’ on ediçoes CN , in 2021 ‘Correspondances’ on frissons, and has been a
member of The Asocial Telepathic Ensemble (corvo records, 2022).
She often has collaborated with Joseph Hogan, Clara Levy, Brandon Labelle, Diana Duta, Alle dicu, Bogdana Dima, Mauricio Amarante....
In 2018 she was in residency at the Academia Belgica (Rome) and in 2022 in Q-O2 (Brussels).
In 2023 she has been selected as belgian emerging sound artist by Stuk, Musica and Q-O2.


> commission

* 'like a telepath' 2023 - radio production with Diana Duta
for Radiophrenia (Glasgow) and Kunst Radio Kunst (Austria)

* 'Washing Machine' 2023 documentary film with Joseph Hogan
GSARA and maison des arts de schaerbeek


> music

Circular Music - Insub 2023

Ys - edições CN 2022

Asocial Telepathic Ensemble - corvo records 2022

Correspondances - frissons 2021

Mioriza (éole cristal) - 2019

Circé (éole cristal) - 2017


> book

88 jours - primitive press 2021

LAVORI IN CORSO - primitive press 2020

Hector - primitive press 2019

la Modestie - projection 2019

Nos a(r)mes - 2017

Chi è Lei ?- primitive press 2017

Contre-lame - primitive press 2017

Hôtel du fort - 2016

Auto-stop en Islande - editions lamaindonne 2012

Chats lunatiques - lamaindonne editions 2011

Le trou - 2009


> residency

Musica Impulse - march 2023

Ateliers Mommen - january 2023

Q-O2 - spetember 2022

Q-O2 - july 2022

Academia Belgica - Belgian Academy of Rome, march - june 2018

La Cure - Marchin cultural center, march - september 2017

Hôtel du Fort - Huy cultural center, august 2016


> education

urban spaces ENSAV La Cambre - brussels

acupuncture IEATC - paris

> 2023

ambient focus (claire rousay playlist) BBC radio 6

17/05 live @ STUK, studio Manhattan, Leuven

02-05/05 a choir of noises workshop @ MCCS , brussels

28/04 concert @ PAS, Berlin

27/04 concert @ Pracht, Leipzig

04/04 concert, Left Waves @ minard schouwburg, Gent

31/03, occii, Amsterdam

11/03 impro session @ Zsenne Art lab, adder klank, brussels

04/03 performance for dop-out @ l'enfant sauvage, brussels

06-11/03 residency @ Klankenbos, Musica

14-16/02 recording session of the circular music by jürg frey

04-05/02 training on the sensitive approach of essential oils, Paris

27/01 - 12/03, duo show with joseph charroy + concert @ l'enfant sauvage
26/02 opening

20/01 - concert @ un peu with marine cerisier & mauricio amarante

02-09/01 - residency @ ateliers mommen

08/01 release party Ys
label edições cn
@ ateliers Mommen



24/11 broadcast for the antwerp radio
We Are Various >>> listen

14/11, the silence here is different than the silence at home, vocal duo concert with bogdana dima (bucarest), living room, brussels

09/11, concert, Atoma, brussels

26/10, piece broadcasted on Lyl Radio>>> streaming

21/10, chapelle st-roch en voliere, organized by Le comptoir du Livre asbl >>> info
transparent music, Liege

17/10 ADDER KLANK, bxl POSTPONED spring 2023

04/10 session du Bourdon, with pierre-michel zaleski

03/10 musical creation for reading-show, compagnie Albertine, Maison Autrique

04/09 - 07/09 ... Circular Music by Jürg Frey @ q-o2 + concert

01/07 - 31/07 .... sound residence @ Q-O2+ post-residency performance

11/07 - 15/07 .... sonic art workshop with teens @ MCCS, maison de la culture Molenbeek

july château de jolimont, in & out performances,Brussels, june

visé 8, group show + performance, Brussels, february



primitive, group show, LeComptoir, Liege

elle tourne, duo show + performance, ETE 78 (drawing week), Brussels, september

péridion, video & sound installation + performance, Decoster, Brussels, september

ondes & tremblements, concert with David Neaud, centre culturel GC Ten Weyngaert, Brussels, september

élixirs, curation Maison Pelgrims, Brussels, june

capsule sporange, performance for theremin and voicie, Naast Monique, Brussels, may

un signe dans l’espace - curator, Le Maga, Brussels, march

terrain vague- duo show, drawing and sonic installation, StemCell, Brussels, february



les choses d’ici-bas- groupe show, DuflonRacz, Brussels

la modestie- duo show, drawings,Wallonie-Bruxelles library, Paris

still life- group show, performance, Melissa Ansel galery, Brussels

bleu- performance, la part du feu, Brussels

here come the waves- curating, Project(ion) room, Brussels



éole cristal- concert, Solvay parc, Brussels

Hector- solo show, la Part du Feu, Brussels

par monts et par vaux- group show, la Fabrique du pont d’Aleyrac, Saint-Pierreviller

roma - duo show, 10-12, Brussels

garage pirate - one night group show, recyclart, Brussels



vulnerable- duo show, Quai4 galery, Liege

apertura - group show, Belgian Academy, Rome

Spazi Aperti- contemporary art festival, Romanian Academy, Rome

03-06 art residency @ Academia Belgica (belgian academy of Rome)



éole cristal- performance, bureau de l’étoile, Brussels

Transparence- group show, la part du feu, Brussels

nos a(r)mes- duo show, pavillon des arts, Marchin

chi è Lei ?- duo show, le Maga, Brussels

aléatoire- group show, curators Louise Herlemont & François Goffin, Charleroi



sept off - sound diffusion, Nice photo festival

dédale - urban biennial of contemporary art, Huy

arbres, group show, la porte Maubec, la Rochelle

solo show, la part du feu, Brussels

mon sexe est une fleur - sound installation, Marchin photo festival



drawing group show, centre culturel de Marchin

un temps suspendu, duo show, cosmos cosmos, Brussels

Identities I art outsider & insider - group show, Geel

Ixelles museum, projection around Bernard Villers, Brussels

amor- light festival, Brussels

égarement - quartiers latins library, Brussels