ArtSlant - Recently added http://www.artslant.com/ams/Events/show en-us 40 - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art - August 21st 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <p style="text-align: justify;">What is hidden, forgotten, cast away, or overlooked in the day-to-day operations of a cultural institution such as Witte de With? How does one make tangible the container of knowledge that envelops the factual succession of exhibitions and publications?</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For the duration of the exhibition&nbsp;<em>WERE IT AS IF</em>, 'guest readers' are invited to interpret/critique/analyse/translate/disrupt the very choices and methodologies artists Liesbeth Bik and Jos van der Pol deployed. The duo was invited to unfold and repack Witte de With's archive-in-progress, which they did by focussing on those projects from the near and distant past which tested the boundaries between the internationally operating institution and its home town of Rotterdam. Each invited 'reader' responds to the exhibition drawing from their own background and interests, opening up the documents and works on view to unexpected interpretations and complementary perspectives.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Throughout the summer of 2016, public interpretative tours of&nbsp;<em>WERE IT AS IF</em>&nbsp;will be given by Maziar Afrassiabi (Founder &amp; Artistic director Rib Art Space), Samira Ben Laloua (founder of Extra Extra nouveau magazine erotique), Lex ter Braak (Director Jan Van Eyck Academie), and Wouter Davidts (art historian).</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Limited attendance, tickets required.</p> <hr /> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Wat wordt verborgen, vergeten, weggegooid, of over het hoofd gezien in de dagelijkse praktijk van een internationaal cultureel instituut? Hoe kunnen we de wolk van kennis en informatie tastbaar maken die de feitelijke opeenvolging van tentoonstellingen en publicaties omgeeft?</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Gedurende de tentoonstelling&nbsp;<em>WERE IT AS IF</em>&nbsp;geven genodigde "lezers" een interpretatie/kritiek/analyse/vertaling/verstoring van de keuzes en methodes die kunstenaars Liesbeth Bik en Jos van der Pol aanwendden. Het duo werd uitgenodigd om middels een tentoonstelling het archief-in-wording van Witte de With uit te pakken, te herschikken en te herinterpreteren. Van bijzondere interesse hierbij was de spanning tussen de internationale werking van het instituut en de relatie tot haar thuisstad Rotterdam. Elke "lezer" reageert op de tentoonstelling vanuit zijn of haar eigen achtergrond, waardoor de tentoongestelde documenten en werken op nieuwe, onverwachte manieren ge&iuml;nterpreteerd kunnen worden.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Live lezing-rondleidingen worden gegeven door Maziar Afrassiabi (oprichter &amp; artistiek directeur Rib Art Space), Samira Ben Laloua (oprichter Extra Extra nouveau magazine erotique), Lex ter Braak (directeur Jan Van Eyck Academie), en Wouter Davidts (kunsthistoricus).</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Plaatsen beperkt, ticket noodzakelijk.</p> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:50:38 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/ams/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/ams/Events/list Wouter Davidts - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art - August 5th 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <p style="text-align: justify;">What is hidden, forgotten, cast away, or overlooked in the day-to-day operations of a cultural institution such as Witte de With? How does one make tangible the container of knowledge that envelops the factual succession of exhibitions and publications?</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For the duration of the exhibition&nbsp;<a href="http://www.artslant.com/ams/events/show/414726-wdw25-were-it-as-if" target="_blank"><em>WERE IT AS IF</em></a>, 'guest readers' are invited to interpret/critique/analyse/translate/disrupt the very choices and methodologies artists Liesbeth Bik and Jos van der Pol deployed. The duo was invited to unfold and repack Witte de With's archive-in-progress, which they did by focussing on those projects from the near and distant past which tested the boundaries between the internationally operating institution and its home town of Rotterdam. Each invited 'reader' responds to the exhibition drawing from their own background and interests, opening up the documents and works on view to unexpected interpretations and complementary perspectives.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Throughout the summer of 2016, public interpretative tours of&nbsp;<em>WERE IT AS IF</em>&nbsp;will be given by Maziar Afrassiabi (Founder &amp; Artistic director Rib Art Space), Samira Ben Laloua (founder of Extra Extra nouveau magazine erotique), Lex ter Braak (Director Jan Van Eyck Academie), and Wouter Davidts (art historian).</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Limited attendance, tickets required.</p> <hr /> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Wat wordt verborgen, vergeten, weggegooid, of over het hoofd gezien in de dagelijkse praktijk van een internationaal cultureel instituut? Hoe kunnen we de wolk van kennis en informatie tastbaar maken die de feitelijke opeenvolging van tentoonstellingen en publicaties omgeeft?</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Gedurende de tentoonstelling&nbsp;<a href="http://www.artslant.com/ams/events/show/414726-wdw25-were-it-as-if" target="_blank"><em>WERE IT AS IF</em></a>&nbsp;geven genodigde "lezers" een interpretatie/kritiek/analyse/vertaling/verstoring van de keuzes en methodes die kunstenaars Liesbeth Bik en Jos van der Pol aanwendden. Het duo werd uitgenodigd om middels een tentoonstelling het archief-in-wording van Witte de With uit te pakken, te herschikken en te herinterpreteren. Van bijzondere interesse hierbij was de spanning tussen de internationale werking van het instituut en de relatie tot haar thuisstad Rotterdam. Elke "lezer" reageert op de tentoonstelling vanuit zijn of haar eigen achtergrond, waardoor de tentoongestelde documenten en werken op nieuwe, onverwachte manieren ge&iuml;nterpreteerd kunnen worden.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Live lezing-rondleidingen worden gegeven door Maziar Afrassiabi (oprichter &amp; artistiek directeur Rib Art Space), Samira Ben Laloua (oprichter Extra Extra nouveau magazine erotique), Lex ter Braak (directeur Jan Van Eyck Academie), en Wouter Davidts (kunsthistoricus).</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Plaatsen beperkt, ticket noodzakelijk.</p> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:46:37 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/ams/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/ams/Events/list Group Show - Galerie Ron Mandos (Amsterdam) - August 5th - August 27th <p style="text-align: justify;">Galerie Ron Mandos and curator Radek Vana proudly present BEST OF GRADUATES 2016. Following on previous years, a selection of new and upcoming talents who just graduated from all Dutch art academies will be presented during the ninth edition of this summer exhibition.<br /><br />All twentyfour participating artists have a chance of winning the Ron Mandos Young Blood Award, which allows the winner to exhibit their work in the gallery or at an art fair in the near future.<br /><br />Due to installment of our September exhibition in the gallery, the exhibition will take place at a temporary location: Konijnenstraat 16A, Amsterdam.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">We hereby invite you to the festive opening of this group exhibition on Friday August 5, 2016 from 5 to 7 pm. The award ceremony will take place on Saturday August 27, 2016 at 3 pm. During this event, the Public&rsquo;s Favorite and the winner of the ING Unseen Talent Award will be announced as well.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Please find the list with selected graduates below:</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>ABK Maastricht:</strong>&nbsp;Miriam Sentler,&nbsp;Kiki Nickel</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Academie Minerva:&nbsp;</strong>Dennis Molema,&nbsp;Henk-Sjoerd Hinrichs</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>AKI ArtEZ:</strong>&nbsp;Tom Putman,&nbsp;Esmay Groot Koerkamp,&nbsp;Heidi Horsturz</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>ArtEZ Arnhem:&nbsp;</strong>Rosanne Jonkhout,&nbsp;Janneke Donker</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong><strong>Gerrit Rietveld Academie:</strong>&nbsp;</strong>Luca Asta,&nbsp;Sasha Herman</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong><strong>HKU Utrecht:</strong>&nbsp;</strong>Liselot Veenendaal,&nbsp;Jonathan Straatman,&nbsp;Rood Kok</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>KABK Den Haag:&nbsp;</strong>Benjamin Harpsoe,&nbsp;Suzie van Staaveren,&nbsp;Tobias Lengkeek,&nbsp;Anatole de Benedictis</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>St. Joost Den Bosch:</strong>&nbsp;Adrianna Dieleman</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>St. Joost Breda:</strong>&nbsp;Romee van Oers</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Willem de Kooning Academie:&nbsp;</strong>Christopher Noort,&nbsp;Nasbami,&nbsp;Roman Strijbos,&nbsp;Marianne van der Burgt</p> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:18:12 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/ams/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/ams/Events/list Femmy Otten - Galerie Fons Welters - September 3rd - November 5th Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:55:37 +0000 http://www.artslant.com/ams/Events/list http://www.artslant.com/ams/Events/list