AN UNUSUALLY SOULFUL AFFAIR
Peripheral events at Art Rotterdam, by Georgia Haagsma
With the dull smell of hired carpet and the overkill of artificial smiles, art fairs can be the kind of places where, if it wasn't for the rare chance that you may bump into Will Ferrell, you'd rather shoot yourself in the appendix than waste your time by hanging around.
But then there's this one. The art fair in Rotterdam is coming up and, as a welcome breath of fresh air, the city is about to show us some good old-fashioned character with which we can feed, instead of deplete our tender souls. Especially this year's peripheral art events, which come well crafted and aplenty, are worth a mention here.
I am personally most looking forward to see what will happen at a shiny new shindig called Art at the Warehouse. Not just because I love a good warehouse, but because the programming is promising something great. Art at the Warehouse, as well as the RAW Art Fair (in its second year and good, but certainly second best) will be hosting some fantastic art, events and performances to guarantee that all five senses get the satisfaction they need...