VSTB Waregem Sculpture Symposium
VSTB Waregem Sculpture Symposium is held in the municipality of Waregem, west of Belgium, in the province of West Flanders. The municipality lies in the valley of the Leie River, with a population of less than 40,000 and the total area of about 44 square kilometers. The chairman of the symposium is the renowned New Zealand sculptor of Belgian descent, Renate Verbrugge, who also originated the Te Kupenga symposium in New Zealand. Verbrugge became a core member of ISSA in 2016, and the Waregem Sculpture Symposium is the 85 official member of ISSA.