About the artist
Leen Voet’s pictorial style is characterized by vibrant colors and geometric shapes. She works in series and has a conceptual approach. Leen Voet is inspired by found visual and literary sources and questions, in a manner that is not devoid of humor, the very notion of creativity and the value of artistic expression in our society. The works in the Shop Show are from her new series JE FAIS CE QUE JE VEUX and they are based on both the text and the scenography of the song Je fais ce que tu veux by Bourvil, pseudonym for André Raimbourg, in the television show Rendez vous avec …, (RTF, 1961). It is a song in which Bourvil sings with ironic lyrics the small scenes of reactionary family happiness, small domestic scenes, leisure and reproduction. The song about family happiness is performed in a simple studio staging where six doors can be seen in the background. Reﬂecting on the status of a painting, Leen Voet adopts scenes from the video. Born in 1971, Leen Voet currently lives and works in Brussels.