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Open Studios

Open Studios
AMMODO ✕ Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten
2022 - 2026

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten gives talented artists from around the world the opportunity to develop their art under optimal conditions during a two-year artist residency.

Ammodo supports the Rijksakademie Open Studios, an annual exhibition where artists present their art to a wider audience. This much-anticipated event gives art professionals and art lovers alike a unique overview of the leading talents in contemporary art.

rijksakademie.nl

Pictured: Hend Samir, Open Studios 2022 (photo: Sander van Wettum)

Artist Residency: Advisors and Guest Advisors

Artist Residency: Advisors and Guest Advisors
AMMODO ✕ Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten
2022 - 2026

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten gives talented artists from around the world the opportunity to develop their art under optimal conditions during a two-year artist residency.

Ammodo supports the artists’ supervision by external advisors. By attracting advisors and guest advisors from various disciplines the Rijksakademie offers a wide range of input to their artists in residence.

rijksakademie.nl

Pictured: Takanori Suzuki, Open Studios 2022 (photo: Sander van Wettum)

Anne Imhof: Youth

Anne Imhof: Youth
AMMODO ✕ Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
2022 - 2023

Youth is German artist Anne Imhof’s first solo exhibition in the Netherlands. Using art, architecture, light and sound, Imhof will transform the basement gallery of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam into an uncanny installation.

In Youth, Imhof investigates the dark side of life. She questions dynamics of power and reflects on emotions such as loneliness, greed and the fear of missing out.

stedelijk.nl

New productions

New productions
AMMODO ✕ documenta 15
2022

The fifteenth edition of documenta takes place in Kassel in 2022, and is curated by Indonesian artist collective ruangrupa. The collective seeks to investigate and reformulate the format of the exhibition and connect it to current art practices.

Ammodo supports the creation of new artworks commissioned by documenta 15 by the following international artists and collectives: Dan Perjovschi, Nest Collective, MADEYOULOOK, OFF Biennial and INLAND.

documenta-fifteen.de

Pictured: Wire Drawing, Dan Perjovschi, 2011

Exhibition programme

Exhibition programme
AMMODO ✕ Eye Filmmuseum
2022 - 2025

Eye Film Museum presents film and video art in a state-of-the-art exhibition space, taking up a pioneering role in the international field.

In the period of 2022-2025, Ammodo supports one Eye exhibition per year featuring video art by prominent artists. 2022 will see a showcase of the last three Eye Art & Film Prize winners: Meriem Bennani (2019), Khalil Joseph (2020) and the Karrabing Film Collective (2021).

eyefilm.nl

Still: Wutharr, Salwater Dreams, Karrabing Film Collective, 2016

Manifesta 14 Prishtina

Manifesta 14 Prishtina
AMMODO ✕ Manifesta
2022

Manifesta is a nomadic biennial of contemporary art taking place in a different European city every other year. The fourteenth edition lands in Prishtina, Kosovo, and carries the title it matters what worlds world worlds: how to tell stories otherwise. Catherine Nichols was appointed as Creative Mediator.

Prishtina is a rapidly developing city where East meets West. Manifesta wants to induce political and social engagement through art and aims to create a lasting impact on the cultural infrastructure of the city. To achieve this, a permanent contemporary art centre will be realised.

Ammodo supports the production of new artworks for Manifesta 14.

manifesta14.org

Photo: Atdhe Mulla

Artist Residency: Talks

Artist Residency: Talks
AMMODO ✕ Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten
2022 - 2026

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten gives talented artists from around the world the opportunity to develop their art under optimal conditions during a two-year artist residency.

Ammodo supports the expansion of the Rijksakademie’s public talks programme. By organising talks and debates, the Rijksakademie creates a platform for reflection about contemporary art.

rijksakademie.nl

Pictured: Mamali Shafahi & Ali Eslami, Open Studios 2022 (photo: Sander van Wettum)

Artist Residency: Work Budget

Artist Residency: Work Budget
AMMODO ✕ Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten
2022 - 2026

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten gives talented artists from around the world the opportunity to develop their art under optimal conditions during a two-year artist residency.

Ammodo supports raising the residents’ personal work budget as well as the financing of costlier and more complex projects through a budget application system.

rijksakademie.nl

Pictured: Wouter van der Laan, Open Studios 2022 (photo: Sander van Wettum)

Envision Competition

Envision Competition
AMMODO ✕ IDFA
2022 - 2023

In 2021, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) launched a new competition setup, which includes the Envision Competition.

The Envision Competition consists of around fifteen international or world premieres and focuses on the artistic and cinematographic development of upcoming and established filmmakers. It is a platform for creators who go against the stream and whose idiosyncratic films contribute to documentary film art.

idfa.nl

Picture: still from Octopus (2021) by Karim Kassem, winner of the IDFA Award for Best Film in the Envision Competition 2021

New productions

New productions
AMMODO ✕ Venice Biennale
2022

The 59th edition of the Venice Biennale takes place in 2022. This edition’s main exhibition is titled The Milk of Dreams, curated by Cecilia Alemani, and investigates the metamorphosis of the body and how technology changes our definition of humanity.

Ammodo supports several internationally renowned artists to create new work for The Milk of Dreams. The selected artists are Dora Budor, Giulia Cenci, Gabriel Chaile, Mire Lee, Delcy Morelos, Precious Okoyomon and Alexandra Pirici.

labiennale.org

Pictured: Made of only hearts, Mire Lee, 2020

Curatorial Programme

Curatorial Programme
AMMODO ✕ De Appel
2022 - 2024

Contemporary art centre De Appel in Amsterdam presents multiple exhibitions per year. 1994 saw the launch of its Curatorial Programme, aimed at providing upcoming curators with the skills needed to create excellent art exhibitions.

Ammodo supported De Appel’s Curatorial Programme between 2013 and 2019. This support has been continued for the period 2022-2024, in which the programme will be enriched with new elements.

deappel.nl

Pictured: exhibition Landscape with Bear, 2019

Photo: Jimena Gauna

New artworks

New artworks
AMMODO ✕ sonsbeek #13
2024

sonsbeek is an international contemporary art exhibition in Arnhem taking place in and around Park Sonsbeek. Each edition is led by a new artistic director. The 12th edition in 2020 saw Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung at the helm. Ammodo supports the 13th edition in 2024 by contributing to the development of new artworks.

sonsbeek20-24.org

Pictured: Sex Work Is Honest Work, Olu Oguibe

Photo: Django van Ardenne

 

Artist Residency: Alumni Network

Artist Residency: Alumni Network
AMMODO ✕ Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten
2022 - 2026

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten gives talented artists from around the world the opportunity to develop their art under optimal conditions during a two-year artist residency.

Ammodo supports the alumni network of the artist residency. By keeping former artists in residence involved with public programmes and by providing technical facilities and studio space, the Rijksakademie creates a valuable and lasting community of artists.

rijksakademie.nl

Pictured: Saemundur Thor Helgason, Open Studios 2022 (photo: Sander van Wettum)

Ibrahim Mahama: Garden of Scars

Ibrahim Mahama: Garden of Scars
AMMODO ✕ Oude Kerk Amsterdam
2022 - 2023

Garden of Scars is the first solo exhibition in the Netherlands by Ghanese artist Ibrahim Mahama. For Amsterdam’s Oude Kerk, he creates an installation of around 800 memorial stones, consisting of casts of the church’s tombstones as well as pieces of floor from Fort Elmina in Ghana, a hub of trans-Atlantic slave trade.

In doing so, he connects the family histories of merchants, captains and mayors buried in the Oude Kerk to those of enslaved Africans.

oudekerk.nl

Depicted: Garden of Scars in the Oude Kerk, Mike Bink

Tracey Rose: Shooting Down Babylon

Tracey Rose: Shooting Down Babylon
AMMODO ✕ Zeitz MOCAA
2022

Shooting Down Babylon is a major retrospective solo exhibition of South African artist Tracey Rose. Her work will be on display at the Zeitz MOCAA in Cape Town, the world’s largest museum for contemporary African art.

For the exhibition, Rose has produced ten new works as part of her Mandela Ball series, in which she explores the complexity and legacy of the post-Apartheid movement and other freedom movements.

zeitzmocaa.museum

Pictured: Die Wit Man, Tracey Rose, 2015

Le Miroir Vivant

Le Miroir Vivant
AMMODO ✕ Boijmans van Beuningen
2022 - 2025

In 2021, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen opened their new Depot, an art storage facility which is open to the public and sheds new light on the museum’s collection through additional programming.

In 2022, the Depot will host the new exhibition series Le Miroir Vivant, annually inviting an international artist to make use of the Depot’s exhibition space, collection and expertise to create and present new work. The artist may choose to create something new or combine their work with objects from the collection. Le Miroir Vivant will present four exhibitions in the Depot between 2022 and 2025.

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Photo: Ossip van Duivenbode

Manifesta 15 Barcelona

Manifesta 15 Barcelona
AMMODO ✕ Manifesta
2024

Manifesta is a nomadic biennial of contemporary art taking place in a different European city every other year. The fifteenth edition lands in Barcelona, a city where European, national and regional identities merge. Manifesta will investigate these dynamics through artistic interventions in collaboration with locals.

Ammodo supports the production of new artworks for Manifesta 15.

manifesta.org

Pictured: I Give You Back What’s Mine / You Give Me Back What’s Yours, Sara Ouhaddou, 2020 (Manifesta 13 Marseille)

Solo exhibition Hito Steyerl

Solo exhibition Hito Steyerl
AMMODO ✕ Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
2022

Photo: Hito Steyerl, Hell Yeah We Fuck Die, 2016.

Open Studios

Open Studios
AMMODO ✕ Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten
2022 - 2026

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten gives talented artists from around the world the opportunity to develop their art under optimal conditions during a two-year artist residency.

Ammodo supports the Rijksakademie Open Studios, an annual exhibition where artists present their art to a wider audience. This much-anticipated event gives art professionals and art lovers alike a unique overview of the leading talents in contemporary art.

rijksakademie.nl

Pictured: Hend Samir, Open Studios 2022 (photo: Sander van Wettum)

Artist Residency: Talks

Artist Residency: Talks
AMMODO ✕ Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten
2022 - 2026

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten gives talented artists from around the world the opportunity to develop their art under optimal conditions during a two-year artist residency.

Ammodo supports the expansion of the Rijksakademie’s public talks programme. By organising talks and debates, the Rijksakademie creates a platform for reflection about contemporary art.

rijksakademie.nl

Pictured: Mamali Shafahi & Ali Eslami, Open Studios 2022 (photo: Sander van Wettum)

Artist Residency: Alumni Network

Artist Residency: Alumni Network
AMMODO ✕ Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten
2022 - 2026

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten gives talented artists from around the world the opportunity to develop their art under optimal conditions during a two-year artist residency.

Ammodo supports the alumni network of the artist residency. By keeping former artists in residence involved with public programmes and by providing technical facilities and studio space, the Rijksakademie creates a valuable and lasting community of artists.

rijksakademie.nl

Pictured: Saemundur Thor Helgason, Open Studios 2022 (photo: Sander van Wettum)

Artist Residency: Advisors and Guest Advisors

Artist Residency: Advisors and Guest Advisors
AMMODO ✕ Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten
2022 - 2026

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten gives talented artists from around the world the opportunity to develop their art under optimal conditions during a two-year artist residency.

Ammodo supports the artists’ supervision by external advisors. By attracting advisors and guest advisors from various disciplines the Rijksakademie offers a wide range of input to their artists in residence.

rijksakademie.nl

Pictured: Takanori Suzuki, Open Studios 2022 (photo: Sander van Wettum)

Artist Residency: Work Budget

Artist Residency: Work Budget
AMMODO ✕ Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten
2022 - 2026

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten gives talented artists from around the world the opportunity to develop their art under optimal conditions during a two-year artist residency.

Ammodo supports raising the residents’ personal work budget as well as the financing of costlier and more complex projects through a budget application system.

rijksakademie.nl

Pictured: Wouter van der Laan, Open Studios 2022 (photo: Sander van Wettum)

Ibrahim Mahama: Garden of Scars

Ibrahim Mahama: Garden of Scars
AMMODO ✕ Oude Kerk Amsterdam
2022 - 2023

Garden of Scars is the first solo exhibition in the Netherlands by Ghanese artist Ibrahim Mahama. For Amsterdam’s Oude Kerk, he creates an installation of around 800 memorial stones, consisting of casts of the church’s tombstones as well as pieces of floor from Fort Elmina in Ghana, a hub of trans-Atlantic slave trade.

In doing so, he connects the family histories of merchants, captains and mayors buried in the Oude Kerk to those of enslaved Africans.

oudekerk.nl

Depicted: Garden of Scars in the Oude Kerk, Mike Bink

Anne Imhof: Youth

Anne Imhof: Youth
AMMODO ✕ Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
2022 - 2023

Youth is German artist Anne Imhof’s first solo exhibition in the Netherlands. Using art, architecture, light and sound, Imhof will transform the basement gallery of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam into an uncanny installation.

In Youth, Imhof investigates the dark side of life. She questions dynamics of power and reflects on emotions such as loneliness, greed and the fear of missing out.

stedelijk.nl

Envision Competition

Envision Competition
AMMODO ✕ IDFA
2022 - 2023

In 2021, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) launched a new competition setup, which includes the Envision Competition.

The Envision Competition consists of around fifteen international or world premieres and focuses on the artistic and cinematographic development of upcoming and established filmmakers. It is a platform for creators who go against the stream and whose idiosyncratic films contribute to documentary film art.

idfa.nl

Picture: still from Octopus (2021) by Karim Kassem, winner of the IDFA Award for Best Film in the Envision Competition 2021

Tracey Rose: Shooting Down Babylon

Tracey Rose: Shooting Down Babylon
AMMODO ✕ Zeitz MOCAA
2022

Shooting Down Babylon is a major retrospective solo exhibition of South African artist Tracey Rose. Her work will be on display at the Zeitz MOCAA in Cape Town, the world’s largest museum for contemporary African art.

For the exhibition, Rose has produced ten new works as part of her Mandela Ball series, in which she explores the complexity and legacy of the post-Apartheid movement and other freedom movements.

zeitzmocaa.museum

Pictured: Die Wit Man, Tracey Rose, 2015

New productions

New productions
AMMODO ✕ documenta 15
2022

The fifteenth edition of documenta takes place in Kassel in 2022, and is curated by Indonesian artist collective ruangrupa. The collective seeks to investigate and reformulate the format of the exhibition and connect it to current art practices.

Ammodo supports the creation of new artworks commissioned by documenta 15 by the following international artists and collectives: Dan Perjovschi, Nest Collective, MADEYOULOOK, OFF Biennial and INLAND.

documenta-fifteen.de

Pictured: Wire Drawing, Dan Perjovschi, 2011

New productions

New productions
AMMODO ✕ Venice Biennale
2022

The 59th edition of the Venice Biennale takes place in 2022. This edition’s main exhibition is titled The Milk of Dreams, curated by Cecilia Alemani, and investigates the metamorphosis of the body and how technology changes our definition of humanity.

Ammodo supports several internationally renowned artists to create new work for The Milk of Dreams. The selected artists are Dora Budor, Giulia Cenci, Gabriel Chaile, Mire Lee, Delcy Morelos, Precious Okoyomon and Alexandra Pirici.

labiennale.org

Pictured: Made of only hearts, Mire Lee, 2020

Le Miroir Vivant

Le Miroir Vivant
AMMODO ✕ Boijmans van Beuningen
2022 - 2025

In 2021, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen opened their new Depot, an art storage facility which is open to the public and sheds new light on the museum’s collection through additional programming.

In 2022, the Depot will host the new exhibition series Le Miroir Vivant, annually inviting an international artist to make use of the Depot’s exhibition space, collection and expertise to create and present new work. The artist may choose to create something new or combine their work with objects from the collection. Le Miroir Vivant will present four exhibitions in the Depot between 2022 and 2025.

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Photo: Ossip van Duivenbode

Exhibition programme

Exhibition programme
AMMODO ✕ Eye Filmmuseum
2022 - 2025

Eye Film Museum presents film and video art in a state-of-the-art exhibition space, taking up a pioneering role in the international field.

In the period of 2022-2025, Ammodo supports one Eye exhibition per year featuring video art by prominent artists. 2022 will see a showcase of the last three Eye Art & Film Prize winners: Meriem Bennani (2019), Khalil Joseph (2020) and the Karrabing Film Collective (2021).

eyefilm.nl

Still: Wutharr, Salwater Dreams, Karrabing Film Collective, 2016

Curatorial Programme

Curatorial Programme
AMMODO ✕ De Appel
2022 - 2024

Contemporary art centre De Appel in Amsterdam presents multiple exhibitions per year. 1994 saw the launch of its Curatorial Programme, aimed at providing upcoming curators with the skills needed to create excellent art exhibitions.

Ammodo supported De Appel’s Curatorial Programme between 2013 and 2019. This support has been continued for the period 2022-2024, in which the programme will be enriched with new elements.

deappel.nl

Pictured: exhibition Landscape with Bear, 2019

Photo: Jimena Gauna

Manifesta 15 Barcelona

Manifesta 15 Barcelona
AMMODO ✕ Manifesta
2024

Manifesta is a nomadic biennial of contemporary art taking place in a different European city every other year. The fifteenth edition lands in Barcelona, a city where European, national and regional identities merge. Manifesta will investigate these dynamics through artistic interventions in collaboration with locals.

Ammodo supports the production of new artworks for Manifesta 15.

manifesta.org

Pictured: I Give You Back What’s Mine / You Give Me Back What’s Yours, Sara Ouhaddou, 2020 (Manifesta 13 Marseille)

Manifesta 14 Prishtina

Manifesta 14 Prishtina
AMMODO ✕ Manifesta
2022

Manifesta is a nomadic biennial of contemporary art taking place in a different European city every other year. The fourteenth edition lands in Prishtina, Kosovo, and carries the title it matters what worlds world worlds: how to tell stories otherwise. Catherine Nichols was appointed as Creative Mediator.

Prishtina is a rapidly developing city where East meets West. Manifesta wants to induce political and social engagement through art and aims to create a lasting impact on the cultural infrastructure of the city. To achieve this, a permanent contemporary art centre will be realised.

Ammodo supports the production of new artworks for Manifesta 14.

manifesta14.org

Photo: Atdhe Mulla

New artworks

New artworks
AMMODO ✕ sonsbeek #13
2024

sonsbeek is an international contemporary art exhibition in Arnhem taking place in and around Park Sonsbeek. Each edition is led by a new artistic director. The 12th edition in 2020 saw Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung at the helm. Ammodo supports the 13th edition in 2024 by contributing to the development of new artworks.

sonsbeek20-24.org

Pictured: Sex Work Is Honest Work, Olu Oguibe

Photo: Django van Ardenne

 

Solo exhibition Hito Steyerl

Solo exhibition Hito Steyerl
AMMODO ✕ Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
2022

Photo: Hito Steyerl, Hell Yeah We Fuck Die, 2016.