• Hito Steyerl: I Will Surive
    23 Nov 2021

    Hito Steyerl: I Will Surive

    Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam presents a large-scale solo exhibition of German writer, critic, artist and filmmaker Hito Steyerl. Her playful and essayistic video installations cast a critical light on the relation between art, society, technology and capitalism. The exhibition, entitled I Will Survive, has been organised by Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam in collaboration with Centre Pompidou, Paris. […]

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  • Am I an Object, part IV
    26 Oct 2021

    Am I an Object, part IV

    Am I an Object is an exhibition series investigating the relation between humans and things. Part IV, entitled ‘I didn’t think it would turn out this way’, presents video art by several Glasgow-based artists and is organised by David Dale Gallery. pakt.nu

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  • Solo Duets: Iris Kensmil and Jasmine Thomas-Girvan
    24 Aug 2021

    Solo Duets: Iris Kensmil and Jasmine Thomas-Girvan

    In the Solo Duets series, Kunstinstituut Melly presents two solo exhibitions simultaneously. This iteration shows new work by Iris Kensmil (1970) and Jasmine Thomas-Girvan (1961). Iris Kensmil is a Dutch artist with roots in Surinam. Her portraits of Black people in the modern Western world emphasise their central role as progressive thinkers and activists. Hers […]

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  • De Ateliers: Offspring 2021
    23 Aug 2021

    De Ateliers: Offspring 2021

    Post-academic artists’ work space De Ateliers presents its annual end-of-period group exhibition of second-year participants. de-ateliers.nl Artwork: Kokou Ferdinand Makouvia Photo: Adrien Thibault

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  • Remember Me
    29 Apr 2021

    Remember Me

    Portraits make the absent present and remind us of those whom we wish to commemorate when they are no longer with us. Those have been the two main functions of portraits since classical times. This was perpetuated when portraiture entered on its first great flowering around 1500, both north and south of the Alps. Be […]

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  • Aimée Zito Lema: Here Is Where We Meet
    29 Apr 2021

    Aimée Zito Lema: Here Is Where We Meet

    In the past three years, Zito Lema has investigated two conflict situations of which the Oude Kerk forms the centre: the Beeldenstorm (roughly: ‘image storm’) of 1566 and the recent resistance to a red stained glass window. The traces left behind by both conflicts form the starting point for Zito Lema’s new work, which consists […]

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  • Positions #6: Bodywork
    02 Sep 2020

    Positions #6: Bodywork

    vanabbemuseum.nl Zach Blass, The Doors, 2019, installation view, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germany. Credits: Zach Blas en Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst

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  • Van Abbemuseum – Positions #4
    30 Jan 2019

    Van Abbemuseum – Positions #4

    For Positions #4 the Van Abbemuseum invited four artists; Gluklya (Natalia Pershina-Jakimanskaya), Naeem Mohaiemen and the duo Sandi Hilal & Alessandro Petti. These artists share a link to art as activism, and all use art as a basis to talk about the pressures produced by the burdens of history, injustice and political change. They tell stories about […]

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  • Stedelijk Contemporary: Jana Euler
    02 May 2017

    Stedelijk Contemporary: Jana Euler

    As part of the exhibition series Stedelijk Contemporary, the Stedelijk Museum presents Jana Euler: High in Amsterdam. The sky of Amsterdam by the German visual artist Jana Euler (1982), starting on the 20th of May. The exhibition consists of an installation in which both recent and new work is displayed, including the work entitled Amsterdam in the Sky, which was purchased by the […]

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  • Documenta 14
    02 May 2017

    Documenta 14

    For the first time in the history of documenta the art manifestation is presented in two cities. From the 8th of April until the 16th of July 2017 documenta 14: Learning From Athens is being presented in Athens and starting on the 10th of June and running until the 17th of September 2017 documenta will take place in Kassel. […]

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  • Thinging part III: Francesco Pedraglio – Scripting Anticlockwise
    02 May 2017

    Thinging part III: Francesco Pedraglio – Scripting Anticlockwise

    P/////AKT present their annual exhibition programme Thinging. The programme exists of a series of solo-exhibitions with new work from talented young artists. The opening of the exhibition Scripting Anticlockwise is on the 6th of May, with work based on storytelling from the Italian artist Francesco Pedraglio (1981). Pedraglio is connected to the art institution Progetto Diogene in Turin but is currently […]

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  • Mark Geffriaud: tweeduizend vijftien
    15 Nov 2016

    Mark Geffriaud: tweeduizend vijftien

    Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art presents tweeduizend vijftien: a solo exhibition of Mark Geffriaud in the Netherlands. Tweeduizend vijftien is presented in the context of Para | Fictions which shows five solo exhibitions with new work of upcoming international talent. They are all asked to create new work, which expresses an interaction between the visual […]

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  • Sensory Spaces 10: Olaf Nicolai
    24 Oct 2016

    Sensory Spaces 10: Olaf Nicolai

    The tenth edition of the exhibitionseries Sensory Spaces shows site specific work of Olaf Nicolai. The works ‘Probestück 1, 2 and 3’ are made to fit in the space of the Willem van der Vorm Gallerij in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Olaf Nicolai investigates how apparent contradictions can be translated with different media: what if […]

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  • Pense-Bête V: Ana Navas
    24 Oct 2016

    Pense-Bête V: Ana Navas

    The fifth Pense-Bête exhibition in P//////AKT brings various recent work of Ana Navas together. The exhibition Placing a mirror at the entry is a gracious way to welcome wealth in questions in what way art can be seen as merchandise. Navas’ installation deals with themes as imitation and forgery. The exhibitionseries Pense-Bête exists of six […]

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  • Cécile B. Evans: What the Heart Wants
    07 Oct 2016

    Cécile B. Evans: What the Heart Wants

    De Hallen in Haarlem presents What the Heart Wants: a solo exhibition with new and renowned work of the Belgian-American artist Cécile B. Evans. Commisioned by the museum Evans made the video-installation What the Heart Wants, in which she presents a scenario for the future with an omnipotent system with human characteristics named HYPER. In […]

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