Stichting Ammodo, For arts, architecture and science

Concertgebouw Connects

Concertgebouw Connects
AMMODO ✕ Het Concertgebouw
2022 - 2025

Concertgebouw Connects is a programme around non-Western music. For each season, The Concertgebouw presents a series of concerts by outstanding musicians from all corners of the world and representing all genres.

Ammodo supports this concert series to contribute to a richer and more future-proof programming at the Concertgebouw.

concertgebouw.nl

Pictured: Angélique Kidjo

International (co-)productions

International (co-)productions
AMMODO ✕ Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
2023 - 2025

Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ is a concert hall in Amsterdam specialised in contemporary music. In order to push the development of new music, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ commissions new pieces by Dutch and international musicians and composers. Ammodo has supported these commissions since 2013.

As of 2023, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ will initiate two to three large-scale international (co-)productions per year.

muziekgebouw.nl

Pictured: Asko|Schönberg
Photo: Ada Nieuwendijk

Academy

Academy
AMMODO ✕ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
2023 - 2028

The Academy is the training institute of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchesta in Amsterdam. During a season-long trajectory, promising young musicians hone their skills by participating in orchestra productions, receiving individual guidance and following masterclasses, workshops and training sessions. After participating, the musicians often take on positions in the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra or other prominent orchestras in Europe.

By supporting the Academy, Ammodo aims to contribute to the growth of a new generation of musicians.

concertgebouworkest.nl

Pictured: Participants 2019/2020
Photo: Renske Vrolijk

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 Frontiers

New Frontiers
AMMODO ✕ Frascati
2022 - 2024

Frascati is a theatre company that gives new directing talent ample space to push the limits of the medium. It also holds a crucial position in the international theatre field by contributing to international co-productions and by being a member of two European theatre networks. To foster this international function, Ammodo supports the theatre’s New Frontiers programme. As part of this new programme, Frascati will realise three international co-productions as well as three productions by international Netherlands-based directors between 2022 and 2024.

frascatitheater.nl

Pictured: De Profundis | Uit de diepte roep ik, Charli Chung/Toneelgroep Oostpool in co-production with Frascati Producties

Photo: Henri Verhoef

Solo exhibition Hito Steyerl

Solo exhibition Hito Steyerl
AMMODO ✕ Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
2022

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

Rivke Jaffe – Laureate

Rivke Jaffe – Laureate
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo Science Award
2021

Rivke Jaffe conducts research on urban space and everyday urban life. She has published on topics including crime and citizenship in Jamaica, the popular culture of illegality, and public-private security arrangements. Jaffe explores how technologies that are supposed to lead to increased security – such as guns, barbed wire, cameras and algorithms, but also animals such as police dogs – can simultaneously reproduce or increase social inequality.

ammodo-science-award.org

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

Artistic curatorship

Artistic curatorship
AMMODO ✕ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
2022 - 2025

In 2021, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra appointed Pierre Audi as its first-ever Artistic Curator. This position was established with the aim of contributing to the never-ending evolution of classical music. During a three-year appointment, the Artistic Curator develops musical projects that transcend the traditional programming, in collaboration with international partners. The aim of the curatorship is to ground classical music in the present day and expand the artistic profile of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

concertgebouworkest.nl

Pictured: Pierre Audi
Photo: Sarah Wong

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 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)

Production partnership

Production partnership
AMMODO ✕ ITA
2023 - 2025

ITA is a venue for cutting-edge theatre and dance. Its in-house theatre ensemble is celebrated internationally. Led by artistic director Ivo van Hove, the company brings inventive and modern interpretations of classic and contemporary repertoire. ITA also regularly invites foreign directors for co-productions.

In 2019, Ammodo and ITA entered a partnership for the period of 2020-2022. This partnership has been extended for 2023-2025. Every year, Ammodo supports at least three productions: one by the ITA ensemble and two international co-productions.

ita.nl

Pictured: Age of Rage, ITA ensemble/Ivo van Hove

Photo: Jos Versweyveld

New Productions

New Productions
AMMODO ✕ Nederlands Dans Theater
2021 - 2024

ndt.nl

Image: Rahi Rezvani

Patricia Dankers – Laureate

Patricia Dankers – Laureate
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo Science Award
2021

Patricia Dankers designs, synthesizes, and investigates synthetic biomaterials that can control, mimic or even surpass complex biological processes in the human body. Using intelligent chemistry ageing or damaged tissue can be repaired. It is part due to her fundamental research that heart valves and vascular grafts made of synthetic biodegradable biomaterials exist, as well as synthetic hydrogels for the culture of stem cells.

 ammodo-science-award.org

Nexus Conferences

Nexus Conferences
AMMODO ✕ Nexus Instituut
2022 - 2024

The Nexus Institute creates space for critical thinking by organising conferences, lectures and masterclasses and publishing essays. At the annual Nexus Conference, prominent contemporary thinkers discuss topics around democracy, science, art and civilisation. Important intellectuals who have joined these debates include Nobel Prize Laureates Amartya Sen, Wole Soyinka and Mario Vargas Llosa, philosophers Jürgen Habermas and Avishai Margalit, and authors Marilynne Robinson and J.M. Coetzee.

Ammodo supports the annual Nexus Conference to contribute to a high-level discourse on the big questions of life.

nexus-instituut.nl

Pictured: Nobel Prize laureate Wole Soyinka
Photo: Jan Reinier van der Vliet

Conducting masterclass

Conducting masterclass
AMMODO ✕ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
2023 - 2025

Every other year, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra selects four young conductors to participate in its Conducting Masterclass. This trajectory gives them the rare opportunity to work with the renowned Concertgebouw Orchestra and learn from an acclaimed conductor. This constitutes a huge step in their artistic development.

Ammodo has supported the Conducting Masterclass since its establishment in 2015. In 2022, the four participants will rehearse with the orchestra under the supervision of conductor Fabio Luisi.

concertgebouworkest.nl

Pictured: Fabio Luisi
Photo: Monika Ritterhaus

International co-productions

International co-productions
AMMODO ✕ Julidans
2022 - 2024

Julidans is an international contemporary dance festival taking place in Amsterdam every July. The festival presents dance performances by established and upcoming filmmakers. Since 2017, it also co-produces new works by mid-career choreographers with the aim of contributing to the evolution of dance and strengthening international collaborations. In many cases, the resulting performances mark a first step into larger venues for their creators.

Between 2019 and 2021, Ammodo supported one international Julidans co-production per year. This support has been continued for the period 2022-2024 and expanded to include a second co-production each year. In 2022, one of the supported productions is by Greek choreographer Christos Papadopoulos.

julidans.nl

Pictured: Opus, Christos Papadopoulos, 2021

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

 

Walter Immerzeel – Laureate

Walter Immerzeel – Laureate
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo Science Award
2021

Walter Immerzeel researches climate change in mountainous regions in Asia and its consequences for the availability of water for the millions of people living downstream. Immerzeel was the first to map the water cycle in the high mountains of the Himalayas. Over the next few years, he aims to understand thoroughly how natural disasters in mountain areas are related to their location and extreme weather, focusing on landslides, avalanches and glacial lakes.

ammodo-science-award.org

Louis Vermeulen – Laureate

Louis Vermeulen – Laureate
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo Science Award
2021

Louis Vermeulen studies how derailments in the genetic material of stem cells can cause colon cancer. In doing so, he focuses specifically on the earliest development of tumors. He combines biochemistry and genetics with mathematical and physical models to map the dynamics of stem cells. With his innovative approach, he has made a major contribution to fundamental concepts within molecular oncology.

ammodo-science-award.org

Concertgebouw Connects

Concertgebouw Connects
AMMODO ✕ Het Concertgebouw
2022 - 2025

Concertgebouw Connects is a programme around non-Western music. For each season, The Concertgebouw presents a series of concerts by outstanding musicians from all corners of the world and representing all genres.

Ammodo supports this concert series to contribute to a richer and more future-proof programming at the Concertgebouw.

concertgebouw.nl

Pictured: Angélique Kidjo

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

Nexus Conferences

Nexus Conferences
AMMODO ✕ Nexus Instituut
2022 - 2024

The Nexus Institute creates space for critical thinking by organising conferences, lectures and masterclasses and publishing essays. At the annual Nexus Conference, prominent contemporary thinkers discuss topics around democracy, science, art and civilisation. Important intellectuals who have joined these debates include Nobel Prize Laureates Amartya Sen, Wole Soyinka and Mario Vargas Llosa, philosophers Jürgen Habermas and Avishai Margalit, and authors Marilynne Robinson and J.M. Coetzee.

Ammodo supports the annual Nexus Conference to contribute to a high-level discourse on the big questions of life.

nexus-instituut.nl

Pictured: Nobel Prize laureate Wole Soyinka
Photo: Jan Reinier van der Vliet

International (co-)productions

International (co-)productions
AMMODO ✕ Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
2023 - 2025

Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ is a concert hall in Amsterdam specialised in contemporary music. In order to push the development of new music, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ commissions new pieces by Dutch and international musicians and composers. Ammodo has supported these commissions since 2013.

As of 2023, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ will initiate two to three large-scale international (co-)productions per year.

muziekgebouw.nl

Pictured: Asko|Schönberg
Photo: Ada Nieuwendijk

Artistic curatorship

Artistic curatorship
AMMODO ✕ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
2022 - 2025

In 2021, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra appointed Pierre Audi as its first-ever Artistic Curator. This position was established with the aim of contributing to the never-ending evolution of classical music. During a three-year appointment, the Artistic Curator develops musical projects that transcend the traditional programming, in collaboration with international partners. The aim of the curatorship is to ground classical music in the present day and expand the artistic profile of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

concertgebouworkest.nl

Pictured: Pierre Audi
Photo: Sarah Wong

Conducting masterclass

Conducting masterclass
AMMODO ✕ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
2023 - 2025

Every other year, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra selects four young conductors to participate in its Conducting Masterclass. This trajectory gives them the rare opportunity to work with the renowned Concertgebouw Orchestra and learn from an acclaimed conductor. This constitutes a huge step in their artistic development.

Ammodo has supported the Conducting Masterclass since its establishment in 2015. In 2022, the four participants will rehearse with the orchestra under the supervision of conductor Fabio Luisi.

concertgebouworkest.nl

Pictured: Fabio Luisi
Photo: Monika Ritterhaus

Academy

Academy
AMMODO ✕ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
2023 - 2028

The Academy is the training institute of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchesta in Amsterdam. During a season-long trajectory, promising young musicians hone their skills by participating in orchestra productions, receiving individual guidance and following masterclasses, workshops and training sessions. After participating, the musicians often take on positions in the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra or other prominent orchestras in Europe.

By supporting the Academy, Ammodo aims to contribute to the growth of a new generation of musicians.

concertgebouworkest.nl

Pictured: Participants 2019/2020
Photo: Renske Vrolijk

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

International co-productions

International co-productions
AMMODO ✕ Julidans
2022 - 2024

Julidans is an international contemporary dance festival taking place in Amsterdam every July. The festival presents dance performances by established and upcoming filmmakers. Since 2017, it also co-produces new works by mid-career choreographers with the aim of contributing to the evolution of dance and strengthening international collaborations. In many cases, the resulting performances mark a first step into larger venues for their creators.

Between 2019 and 2021, Ammodo supported one international Julidans co-production per year. This support has been continued for the period 2022-2024 and expanded to include a second co-production each year. In 2022, one of the supported productions is by Greek choreographer Christos Papadopoulos.

julidans.nl

Pictured: Opus, Christos Papadopoulos, 2021

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 Frontiers

New Frontiers
AMMODO ✕ Frascati
2022 - 2024

Frascati is a theatre company that gives new directing talent ample space to push the limits of the medium. It also holds a crucial position in the international theatre field by contributing to international co-productions and by being a member of two European theatre networks. To foster this international function, Ammodo supports the theatre’s New Frontiers programme. As part of this new programme, Frascati will realise three international co-productions as well as three productions by international Netherlands-based directors between 2022 and 2024.

frascatitheater.nl

Pictured: De Profundis | Uit de diepte roep ik, Charli Chung/Toneelgroep Oostpool in co-production with Frascati Producties

Photo: Henri Verhoef

Production partnership

Production partnership
AMMODO ✕ ITA
2023 - 2025

ITA is a venue for cutting-edge theatre and dance. Its in-house theatre ensemble is celebrated internationally. Led by artistic director Ivo van Hove, the company brings inventive and modern interpretations of classic and contemporary repertoire. ITA also regularly invites foreign directors for co-productions.

In 2019, Ammodo and ITA entered a partnership for the period of 2020-2022. This partnership has been extended for 2023-2025. Every year, Ammodo supports at least three productions: one by the ITA ensemble and two international co-productions.

ita.nl

Pictured: Age of Rage, ITA ensemble/Ivo van Hove

Photo: Jos Versweyveld

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.

New Productions

New Productions
AMMODO ✕ Nederlands Dans Theater
2021 - 2024

ndt.nl

Image: Rahi Rezvani

Walter Immerzeel – Laureate

Walter Immerzeel – Laureate
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo Science Award
2021

Walter Immerzeel researches climate change in mountainous regions in Asia and its consequences for the availability of water for the millions of people living downstream. Immerzeel was the first to map the water cycle in the high mountains of the Himalayas. Over the next few years, he aims to understand thoroughly how natural disasters in mountain areas are related to their location and extreme weather, focusing on landslides, avalanches and glacial lakes.

ammodo-science-award.org

Rivke Jaffe – Laureate

Rivke Jaffe – Laureate
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo Science Award
2021

Rivke Jaffe conducts research on urban space and everyday urban life. She has published on topics including crime and citizenship in Jamaica, the popular culture of illegality, and public-private security arrangements. Jaffe explores how technologies that are supposed to lead to increased security – such as guns, barbed wire, cameras and algorithms, but also animals such as police dogs – can simultaneously reproduce or increase social inequality.

ammodo-science-award.org

Patricia Dankers – Laureate

Patricia Dankers – Laureate
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo Science Award
2021

Patricia Dankers designs, synthesizes, and investigates synthetic biomaterials that can control, mimic or even surpass complex biological processes in the human body. Using intelligent chemistry ageing or damaged tissue can be repaired. It is part due to her fundamental research that heart valves and vascular grafts made of synthetic biodegradable biomaterials exist, as well as synthetic hydrogels for the culture of stem cells.

 ammodo-science-award.org

Louis Vermeulen – Laureate

Louis Vermeulen – Laureate
AMMODO ✕ Ammodo Science Award
2021

Louis Vermeulen studies how derailments in the genetic material of stem cells can cause colon cancer. In doing so, he focuses specifically on the earliest development of tumors. He combines biochemistry and genetics with mathematical and physical models to map the dynamics of stem cells. With his innovative approach, he has made a major contribution to fundamental concepts within molecular oncology.

ammodo-science-award.org