PROJECTS

An overview of all projects

Performing arts
String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam
AMMODO ✕ SQBA
27 January - 3 February 2018

In the beginning of 2018 the first String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam (SQBA) will be presented in Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ. During the String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam new compositions from Jörg Wildman, Manuela Kerker and Silvia Colasanti will be presented. Ammodo supports the String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam to contribute to the development of the genre of the string quartet.

sqba.nl

Performing arts
De Warme Winkel speelt De Warme Winkel
AMMODO ✕ De Warme Winkel
13 oktober 2016 - 4 februari 2017

Theatregroup De Warme Winkel creates a magnus opus after 30 productions: De Warme Winkel speelt De Warme Winkel. In this production the theatregroup explores their own style and work using the iconic danceperformance Café Müller from Pina Bausch. The interest, possibility and bounderies of authenticity in contemporary (performing) arts form the a central role in this production. Ammodo supports De Warme Winkel speelt De Warme Winkel to contribute to the artistic development De Warme Winkel.

warmewinkel.nl

De Warme Winkel speelt De Warme Winkel, 2016, photo: Kurt van der Elst.

Sciences
Jeroen Geurts – Laureate 2017
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
- 2017

Jeroen Geurts was a pioneer in tracking difficult to detect abnormalities in the brains of MS patients. In the course of this work he came up with a new theory about the cause of MS, one which fundamentally differs from the theory that most of his colleagues have adhered to for many years. Jeroen Geurts is a Biomedical Sciences laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2017.

Visual arts
Cécile B. Evans – What the Heart Wants
AMMODO ✕ De Hallen Haarlem
24 September 2016 - 8 January 2017

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 this work she speculates about the impact of technology on society and our sense of emotions. Ammodo supports What the Heart Wants to contribute to the development of Cécile B. Evans and the visibility of her work.

dehallen.nl

Cécile B. Evans, What the Heart Wants, 2016

Visual arts
Fiona Tan. Geography of Time
AMMODO ✕ MMK Frankfurt Am Main
16 September 2016 - 15 January 2017

Geography of Time is the first major mid-career exhibition of the established artist Fiona Tan (Sumatra, 1966). Fiona is currently based in the Netherlands. The exhibition presents both earlier major works, such as the double projection, Rise and Fall (2009), and her most recent work. Tan is developing an installation environment that compliments the architecture of the MMK Frankfurt museum specially for the exhibition. Ammodo is supporting Geography of Time in order to contribute to the visibility and the artistic development of Fiona Tan.

mmk.de

Fiona Tan, videostill from Nellie, 2013

Performing arts
2666
AMMODO ✕ Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
17 - 27 May 2017

The co-production 2666 by French director Julien Gosselin and his company Si vous pouviez lécher  mon coeur is a large-scale musical montage performance, based on the novel of the same name by Chilean author Roberto Bolaño. According to Gosselin himself, he is engaged by the innovative and confrontational way Bolaño addresses the issue of violence and the historical relationship between Europe and South America. The production 2666 can be seen from May 2017 in the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam. Ammodo supports 2666 to contribute to the artistic development of Julien Gosselin.

stadssschouwburgamsterdam.nl

Julien Gosselin, 2666, 2016, photo: Simon Gosselin

Visual arts
Positions
AMMODO ✕ Van Abbemuseum
5 July 2014 - present

The Van Abbemuseum presents the internationally oriented exhibitionseries Positions, which is currently programmed for five years. Emerging and mid-career artists are invited to develop new work. Positions exhibits a diverse range of new artistic practices and gives direct insight into the themes that artists feel are urgent. Participating artists include Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Bouchra Khalili, Anna Boghiguian and Nástio Mosquito. Ammodo supports Positions because it focuses on the voice of the artist. Positions thereby offers an alternative to the larger thematic and research focused exhibitions and retrospective solo exhibitions that the museum also presents.

vanabbemuseum.nl

 

Anna Boghiguian, Salt Traders, 2015, photo: Peter Cox

Visual arts
Exhibitionprogramme
AMMODO ✕ Kunstverein
2017 - 2018

Kunstverein is a curatorial office for experiment and debate. The organisation adopts avant-garde positions in the production of culture. Kunstverein organizes exhibitions, performances and social events and is active as a publicist of independent publications. Ammodo supports Kunstverein as a way of contributing to the development and deepening of new models in exhibiting and collaboration at both a national and international level.

kunstverein.nl

Performing arts
De Exoot (Tropical Healing)
AMMODO ✕ Showmachine en De Warme Winkel
22 maart - 24 april 2017

De Exoot (Tropical Healing) is a coproduction of De Warme Winkel and Joachim Robbrecht from Showmachine. Similar as in his previous production, The Great Warmachine, director Joachim Robbrecht uses an contemporary European theme as subject. The ambiguous attitude concerning other cultures is the main theme in De Exoot (Tropical Healing). Robbrecht and De Warme Winkel go back to the colonial past. The support of Ammodo is aimed at contributing to the development of Robbrecht and De Warme Winkel.

warmewinkel.nl

foto: Jan Brokof

Competition Programme
AMMODO ✕ IDFA
2016 - 2018

The Competition Programme is the heart of the programme of IDFA, yearly taking place in Amsterdam in November. The Competition Programme includes cinematic designed creative documentaries that show the personal vision of both national and international filmmakers. The total programme exists of seven categories: Feature-Length Competition, Mid-Length Competition, First Appearance Competition, Dutch Competition, DocLab Competition, Student Competition and Kids & Docs Competition. Ammodo supports the Competition Programme to contribute to the development of talented filmmakers and the exclusion of highly qualitative creative documentaries.

idfa.nl

Guido Hendrikx, Strangers in Paradise, Opening of IDFA 2016

Sciences
Appy Sluijs – Laureate 2017
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
2017

Appy Sluijs discovered that 56 million years ago, due to a chain-reaction in the oceans and the atmosphere, there was a rise in the greenhouse effect on the Earth. Palm trees grew at the poles and the Arctic Ocean became as warm as a subtropical swimming pool. Could something similar happen again? Appy Sluijs is a Natural Sciences laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2017.

Performing arts
Theatre of the world
AMMODO ✕ De Nationale Opera
June - 2016

Theatre of the World is an opera by Louis Andriessen, directed by Pierre Audi. The opera is inspired by the life of the Jesuit Athanasius Kircher (1601-1680). It follows Kircher, who makes a journey through time and space accompanied by a twelve year old boy. The production was accompanied musically by ASKO | Schönberg under the direction of Reinbert de Leeuw. Ammodo supports Theatre of the world to contribute to the development of contemporary opera.

operaballet.nl

De Nationale Opera, Theatre of the world, 2016, photo: Ruth Walz

Visual arts
EYE on Art
AMMODO ✕ EYE Film Museum
25 April 2016 - present

EYE on Art is a series of exhibitions which straddles the border between visual arts and film. EYE presents a different artist in this series each year. EYE on Art gives the participating artists the opportunity to present their work in a museum environment which is technically equipped for displaying video installations. The first exhibition to be presented by EYE in this series is If We Ever Get to Heaven, an exhibition with new work by William Kentridge (Johannesburg, 1955). Ammodo supports Eye on Art as a way of contributing to the establishment of trans-disciplinary exhibitions, the development of the participating artists and the formation of an international discourse concerning visual arts and video art.

eyefilm.nl

William Kentridge, videostill from More Sweetly play the Dance, 2015

Sciences
Ammodo KNAW Award
AMMODO ✕ KNAW
March 2015 - present

Ammodo and the KNAW both attach importance to wholly unfettered fundamental scientific research. Ammodo and the KNAW have joined forces to give extra impetus to this type of research at the present time. In 2015 the Ammodo KNAW Award is established, whereby every two years eight laureates are each awarded a cash prize of 300,000 euros. This amount may be spent by the laureate at his/her discretion on a fundamental scientific research project.

ammodo-knaw-award.org

Performing arts
Turning East
AMMODO ✕ Het Concertgebouw
2017 - 2019

Het Concertgebouw is organising the festival Turning East from the 20th until the 25th of November 2017, with music from the Middle-East and the Maghreb-countries. Turning East will present jazz, pop and classical music developed within Arab, Kurdish and Persian traditions. The programme also includes work by Mohammed Fairouz, the new composer in residence of Het Concertgebouw.  Ammodo supports Turning East to contribute to the development and exposure of music from the Middle-East in Het Concertgebouw.

concertgebouw.nl 

Visual arts
Documenta 14
AMMODO ✕ Documenta
8 April - 17 september 2017

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. The exhibitions are autonomous, but are being presented in part simultaneously and are strongly related. Adam Szymczyk has been appointed as artistic director of documenta 14. Ammodo supports the making of some of the performances, which have been integrated in the overall programme of documenta 14.

documenta14.de

Mounira Al Solh, Sperveri, tentoonstellingsoverzicht, photo: Yiannis Hadjiaslanis

 

 

Performing arts
Arno Schuitemaker – I will wait for you
AMMODO ✕ Stichting Sharp
20 September 2016 - 23 February 2017

I will wait for you is a contemporary dance production from Arno Schuitemaker. This production will be performed by Revé Terborg, Jenia Kasatkina and Stein Fluijt. The public spectators will be moved by the slow, evolving movements, that are brought together with sound and lights. The performance isn’t parted in different scenes, which emphasizes the loss of awareness of time. Ammodo supports I will wait for you to contribute to the development of contemporary dance, and in special the artistic development of Arno Schuitemaker.

arnoschuitemaker.com

Arno Schuitemaker, I will wait for you, 2016, photo: Sigel Eschkol

Performing arts
The Great Warmachine
AMMODO ✕ Showmachine
3 March - 17 December 2016

Showmachine was set up by writer, director and performer Joachim Robbrecht (1979). The Great Warmachine, a production directed by Joachim Robbrecht, explores the obviousness of peace in relation to the historical formation and current state of Europe. To this end Robbrecht has developed an artistic strategy called ‘Theatre of War’ in which he invites the viewer to experience war as a ritual and play. By supporting The Great Warmachine Ammodo aims to contribute to the development of the production itself and the artistic development of Joachim Robbrecht.

joachimrobbrecht.com

Showmachine, The Great Warmachine, 2016

Performing arts
Only the sound remains
AMMODO ✕ Dutch National Opera
March - 2016

In 2016 the Dutch National Opera presents the new opera production Only the sound remains. Only the sound remains is directed by the renowned American director Peter Sellars (1957) and consists of two parts, which are based on Japanese Noh dramas. The central theme of these pieces is the encounter between the living and the dead, between humans and spirits, the earthly and the heavenly. The music is composed by the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho. Ammodo supports Only the sound remains to contribute to the development of contemporary opera.

operaballet.nl

De Nationale Opera, Only the sound remains, 2016, photo: Ruth Walz

Visual arts
Sensory Spaces
AMMODO ✕ Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
2013 - present

In 2013 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen launched a series of solo exhibitions: Sensory Spaces. For each exhibition an artist is invited to develop new site specific work and to use the properties of the space in a surprising way. The selected artists are used make site specific works and are working in various disciplines including film, installations, performance art, photography, sculpture, painting and drawing. Participating artists include Oscar Tuazon, Sabine Hornig, Sara VanDerBeek and Mike Nelson. Ammodo supports Sensory Spaces because the series offers participating artists the opportunity to develop new work.

boijmans.nl

Olaf Nicolai, Sensory Spaces 10, photo: Studio Wilschut

Visual arts
Germaine Kruip – Geometry of the Scattering
AMMODO ✕ The Oude Kerk Amsterdam
26 November 2015 - 27 March 2016

The solo exhibition Geometry of the Scattering includes new work by visual and performance artist Germaine Kruip (1970). In addition to new pieces such as A Square, spoken (2015) and Oude Kerk Untitled (2015), the exhibition includes previously completed work including Column Untitled (2011-2015) and A Room 24 Hours (2010), adapted for the exhibition to the ecclesiastical space. In addition to the exhibition, the Oude Kerk organises a series of debates, lectures and a preview of the new performance Geometry of the Scattering in the Veem House for Performance. Ammodo supports Geometry of the Scattering because by presenting this exhibition the Oude Kerk is contributing to the development of Germaine Kruip and the further exposure of her work.

oudekerk.nl

Germaine Kruip, Kannadi from Square to Circle, 2015, photo: Maxime Faucconier

Performing arts
String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam
AMMODO ✕ SQBA
27 January - 3 February 2018

In the beginning of 2018 the first String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam (SQBA) will be presented in Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ. During the String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam new compositions from Jörg Wildman, Manuela Kerker and Silvia Colasanti will be presented. Ammodo supports the String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam to contribute to the development of the genre of the string quartet.

sqba.nl

Visual arts
Exhibitionprogramme
AMMODO ✕ Kunstverein
2017 - 2018

Kunstverein is a curatorial office for experiment and debate. The organisation adopts avant-garde positions in the production of culture. Kunstverein organizes exhibitions, performances and social events and is active as a publicist of independent publications. Ammodo supports Kunstverein as a way of contributing to the development and deepening of new models in exhibiting and collaboration at both a national and international level.

kunstverein.nl

Performing arts
Turning East
AMMODO ✕ Het Concertgebouw
2017 - 2019

Het Concertgebouw is organising the festival Turning East from the 20th until the 25th of November 2017, with music from the Middle-East and the Maghreb-countries. Turning East will present jazz, pop and classical music developed within Arab, Kurdish and Persian traditions. The programme also includes work by Mohammed Fairouz, the new composer in residence of Het Concertgebouw.  Ammodo supports Turning East to contribute to the development and exposure of music from the Middle-East in Het Concertgebouw.

concertgebouw.nl 

Performing arts
De Warme Winkel speelt De Warme Winkel
AMMODO ✕ De Warme Winkel
13 oktober 2016 - 4 februari 2017

Theatregroup De Warme Winkel creates a magnus opus after 30 productions: De Warme Winkel speelt De Warme Winkel. In this production the theatregroup explores their own style and work using the iconic danceperformance Café Müller from Pina Bausch. The interest, possibility and bounderies of authenticity in contemporary (performing) arts form the a central role in this production. Ammodo supports De Warme Winkel speelt De Warme Winkel to contribute to the artistic development De Warme Winkel.

warmewinkel.nl

De Warme Winkel speelt De Warme Winkel, 2016, photo: Kurt van der Elst.

Performing arts
De Exoot (Tropical Healing)
AMMODO ✕ Showmachine en De Warme Winkel
22 maart - 24 april 2017

De Exoot (Tropical Healing) is a coproduction of De Warme Winkel and Joachim Robbrecht from Showmachine. Similar as in his previous production, The Great Warmachine, director Joachim Robbrecht uses an contemporary European theme as subject. The ambiguous attitude concerning other cultures is the main theme in De Exoot (Tropical Healing). Robbrecht and De Warme Winkel go back to the colonial past. The support of Ammodo is aimed at contributing to the development of Robbrecht and De Warme Winkel.

warmewinkel.nl

foto: Jan Brokof

Visual arts
Documenta 14
AMMODO ✕ Documenta
8 April - 17 september 2017

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. The exhibitions are autonomous, but are being presented in part simultaneously and are strongly related. Adam Szymczyk has been appointed as artistic director of documenta 14. Ammodo supports the making of some of the performances, which have been integrated in the overall programme of documenta 14.

documenta14.de

Mounira Al Solh, Sperveri, tentoonstellingsoverzicht, photo: Yiannis Hadjiaslanis

 

 

Sciences
Jeroen Geurts – Laureate 2017
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
- 2017

Jeroen Geurts was a pioneer in tracking difficult to detect abnormalities in the brains of MS patients. In the course of this work he came up with a new theory about the cause of MS, one which fundamentally differs from the theory that most of his colleagues have adhered to for many years. Jeroen Geurts is a Biomedical Sciences laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2017.

Competition Programme
AMMODO ✕ IDFA
2016 - 2018

The Competition Programme is the heart of the programme of IDFA, yearly taking place in Amsterdam in November. The Competition Programme includes cinematic designed creative documentaries that show the personal vision of both national and international filmmakers. The total programme exists of seven categories: Feature-Length Competition, Mid-Length Competition, First Appearance Competition, Dutch Competition, DocLab Competition, Student Competition and Kids & Docs Competition. Ammodo supports the Competition Programme to contribute to the development of talented filmmakers and the exclusion of highly qualitative creative documentaries.

idfa.nl

Guido Hendrikx, Strangers in Paradise, Opening of IDFA 2016

Performing arts
Arno Schuitemaker – I will wait for you
AMMODO ✕ Stichting Sharp
20 September 2016 - 23 February 2017

I will wait for you is a contemporary dance production from Arno Schuitemaker. This production will be performed by Revé Terborg, Jenia Kasatkina and Stein Fluijt. The public spectators will be moved by the slow, evolving movements, that are brought together with sound and lights. The performance isn’t parted in different scenes, which emphasizes the loss of awareness of time. Ammodo supports I will wait for you to contribute to the development of contemporary dance, and in special the artistic development of Arno Schuitemaker.

arnoschuitemaker.com

Arno Schuitemaker, I will wait for you, 2016, photo: Sigel Eschkol

Visual arts
Cécile B. Evans – What the Heart Wants
AMMODO ✕ De Hallen Haarlem
24 September 2016 - 8 January 2017

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 this work she speculates about the impact of technology on society and our sense of emotions. Ammodo supports What the Heart Wants to contribute to the development of Cécile B. Evans and the visibility of her work.

dehallen.nl

Cécile B. Evans, What the Heart Wants, 2016

Sciences
Appy Sluijs – Laureate 2017
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo KNAW Award
2017

Appy Sluijs discovered that 56 million years ago, due to a chain-reaction in the oceans and the atmosphere, there was a rise in the greenhouse effect on the Earth. Palm trees grew at the poles and the Arctic Ocean became as warm as a subtropical swimming pool. Could something similar happen again? Appy Sluijs is a Natural Sciences laureate of the Ammodo KNAW Award 2017.

Performing arts
The Great Warmachine
AMMODO ✕ Showmachine
3 March - 17 December 2016

Showmachine was set up by writer, director and performer Joachim Robbrecht (1979). The Great Warmachine, a production directed by Joachim Robbrecht, explores the obviousness of peace in relation to the historical formation and current state of Europe. To this end Robbrecht has developed an artistic strategy called ‘Theatre of War’ in which he invites the viewer to experience war as a ritual and play. By supporting The Great Warmachine Ammodo aims to contribute to the development of the production itself and the artistic development of Joachim Robbrecht.

joachimrobbrecht.com

Showmachine, The Great Warmachine, 2016

Visual arts
Fiona Tan. Geography of Time
AMMODO ✕ MMK Frankfurt Am Main
16 September 2016 - 15 January 2017

Geography of Time is the first major mid-career exhibition of the established artist Fiona Tan (Sumatra, 1966). Fiona is currently based in the Netherlands. The exhibition presents both earlier major works, such as the double projection, Rise and Fall (2009), and her most recent work. Tan is developing an installation environment that compliments the architecture of the MMK Frankfurt museum specially for the exhibition. Ammodo is supporting Geography of Time in order to contribute to the visibility and the artistic development of Fiona Tan.

mmk.de

Fiona Tan, videostill from Nellie, 2013

Performing arts
Theatre of the world
AMMODO ✕ De Nationale Opera
June - 2016

Theatre of the World is an opera by Louis Andriessen, directed by Pierre Audi. The opera is inspired by the life of the Jesuit Athanasius Kircher (1601-1680). It follows Kircher, who makes a journey through time and space accompanied by a twelve year old boy. The production was accompanied musically by ASKO | Schönberg under the direction of Reinbert de Leeuw. Ammodo supports Theatre of the world to contribute to the development of contemporary opera.

operaballet.nl

De Nationale Opera, Theatre of the world, 2016, photo: Ruth Walz

Performing arts
Only the sound remains
AMMODO ✕ Dutch National Opera
March - 2016

In 2016 the Dutch National Opera presents the new opera production Only the sound remains. Only the sound remains is directed by the renowned American director Peter Sellars (1957) and consists of two parts, which are based on Japanese Noh dramas. The central theme of these pieces is the encounter between the living and the dead, between humans and spirits, the earthly and the heavenly. The music is composed by the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho. Ammodo supports Only the sound remains to contribute to the development of contemporary opera.

operaballet.nl

De Nationale Opera, Only the sound remains, 2016, photo: Ruth Walz

Performing arts
2666
AMMODO ✕ Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
17 - 27 May 2017

The co-production 2666 by French director Julien Gosselin and his company Si vous pouviez lécher  mon coeur is a large-scale musical montage performance, based on the novel of the same name by Chilean author Roberto Bolaño. According to Gosselin himself, he is engaged by the innovative and confrontational way Bolaño addresses the issue of violence and the historical relationship between Europe and South America. The production 2666 can be seen from May 2017 in the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam. Ammodo supports 2666 to contribute to the artistic development of Julien Gosselin.

stadssschouwburgamsterdam.nl

Julien Gosselin, 2666, 2016, photo: Simon Gosselin

Visual arts
EYE on Art
AMMODO ✕ EYE Film Museum
25 April 2016 - present

EYE on Art is a series of exhibitions which straddles the border between visual arts and film. EYE presents a different artist in this series each year. EYE on Art gives the participating artists the opportunity to present their work in a museum environment which is technically equipped for displaying video installations. The first exhibition to be presented by EYE in this series is If We Ever Get to Heaven, an exhibition with new work by William Kentridge (Johannesburg, 1955). Ammodo supports Eye on Art as a way of contributing to the establishment of trans-disciplinary exhibitions, the development of the participating artists and the formation of an international discourse concerning visual arts and video art.

eyefilm.nl

William Kentridge, videostill from More Sweetly play the Dance, 2015

Visual arts
Sensory Spaces
AMMODO ✕ Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
2013 - present

In 2013 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen launched a series of solo exhibitions: Sensory Spaces. For each exhibition an artist is invited to develop new site specific work and to use the properties of the space in a surprising way. The selected artists are used make site specific works and are working in various disciplines including film, installations, performance art, photography, sculpture, painting and drawing. Participating artists include Oscar Tuazon, Sabine Hornig, Sara VanDerBeek and Mike Nelson. Ammodo supports Sensory Spaces because the series offers participating artists the opportunity to develop new work.

boijmans.nl

Olaf Nicolai, Sensory Spaces 10, photo: Studio Wilschut

Visual arts
Positions
AMMODO ✕ Van Abbemuseum
5 July 2014 - present

The Van Abbemuseum presents the internationally oriented exhibitionseries Positions, which is currently programmed for five years. Emerging and mid-career artists are invited to develop new work. Positions exhibits a diverse range of new artistic practices and gives direct insight into the themes that artists feel are urgent. Participating artists include Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Bouchra Khalili, Anna Boghiguian and Nástio Mosquito. Ammodo supports Positions because it focuses on the voice of the artist. Positions thereby offers an alternative to the larger thematic and research focused exhibitions and retrospective solo exhibitions that the museum also presents.

vanabbemuseum.nl

 

Anna Boghiguian, Salt Traders, 2015, photo: Peter Cox

Sciences
Ammodo KNAW Award
AMMODO ✕ KNAW
March 2015 - present

Ammodo and the KNAW both attach importance to wholly unfettered fundamental scientific research. Ammodo and the KNAW have joined forces to give extra impetus to this type of research at the present time. In 2015 the Ammodo KNAW Award is established, whereby every two years eight laureates are each awarded a cash prize of 300,000 euros. This amount may be spent by the laureate at his/her discretion on a fundamental scientific research project.

ammodo-knaw-award.org

Visual arts
Germaine Kruip – Geometry of the Scattering
AMMODO ✕ The Oude Kerk Amsterdam
26 November 2015 - 27 March 2016

The solo exhibition Geometry of the Scattering includes new work by visual and performance artist Germaine Kruip (1970). In addition to new pieces such as A Square, spoken (2015) and Oude Kerk Untitled (2015), the exhibition includes previously completed work including Column Untitled (2011-2015) and A Room 24 Hours (2010), adapted for the exhibition to the ecclesiastical space. In addition to the exhibition, the Oude Kerk organises a series of debates, lectures and a preview of the new performance Geometry of the Scattering in the Veem House for Performance. Ammodo supports Geometry of the Scattering because by presenting this exhibition the Oude Kerk is contributing to the development of Germaine Kruip and the further exposure of her work.

oudekerk.nl

Germaine Kruip, Kannadi from Square to Circle, 2015, photo: Maxime Faucconier