Caveat is a collective research project initiated by Jubilee, reflecting and acting on the ecology of artistic practice. Emptor continues along the methodology and efforts of Caveat. It actively applies the practice-based approach to 'property', a concept that highly defines the economy of visual arts.

Olivia Hernaïz


Olivia Hernaïz is a Belgian-Spanish artist born in 1985. She first studied law in Belgium and Argentina. While practicing as a copyright lawyer, she completed a BFA at La Cambre, ENSAV in Brussels. In 2016, she obtained an MFA at Goldsmiths University of London. In 2017, Hernaïz won the first prize of Art Contest, a leading Belgian competition supported by the Boghossian Foundation. Consequently, she had her first solo show in the Museum of Ixelles in Brussels, entitled As Long As The Sun Follows Its Course. In 2019, she was chosen by the Belgian Ministry of Culture (WBI) to be the visual artist in residence at La Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. In 2018, she was the recipient of a fully funded residency at Can Serrat near Barcelona. Her installations have been featured in multiple exhibitions around the world, most recently All About You, The Koppel Project Hive, London (2019); Push You Luck, Island, Brussels (2019); Abracadabra, Moscow International Biennale For Young Art, Moscow (2018); Le Consulat, Collectionair, Lisbon (2018); Les Flâneuses, Art Night London (2018); and The Gathering, Panthera Today, Brussels (2018). Her videos were included in several video festivals such as Public Pool #6: Common Commun, C-E-A and FRAC Champagne-Ardennes, Reims (2019); LOOP, shortlisted for the Discovery Award, Barcelona (2018) and Meer-kost #1: Provenance, Dok Gent, Belgium (2018). In winter 2019, she will be on a residency at Guest Projects, a space founded by Yinka Shonibare in London. In 2020, she will join the HISK program in Ghent (Belgium).

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