Céline Vahsen

* 1987 in Malmedy (B)

Lives and works in Brussels (B).

CÉLINE VAHSEN is an artist teaching at KASK, School of Arts, in Ghent, in the textile department. After studying visual arts at École Supérieure des Arts St-Luc Brussels, Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Lucerne and HAW Hamburg, Céline Vahsen obtained her Master's degree in 2013, in the textile department of École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Visuels de La Cambre in Brussels. Her work has been exhibited in Belgium, Germany and Switzerland. She has been artist in residence at, among others, Académie des savoir-faire - Fondation Hermès, Fondation CAB, iMAL - Art Center for Digital Cultures & Technology, Villa Empain - Boghossian Foundation. The starting point of Vahsen’s work is the cultural legacy of the textile medium. With a contemporary approach, she explores techniques that are rooted in ancestral textile creation. Her technical research includes various references and traditions from geographically dispersed, hybrid cultures, as well as customs from different periods throughout the history of weaving.

Céline Vahsen, Untitled

Untitled, 2020