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Bas de Boer

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The Importance of Being Ugly   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Daniela Bershan, Bas de Boer, New Sculpture Department, Lorenzo Quintanilla, Monica Tormell, Anne Verhoijsen at W139 December 15th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013
Posted 1/14/13
When entering A Matter of Time and Space at W139, the first thing you encounter is a horse's ass. Not very inviting, no, even blatantly rude. The ass, staring you in the face from its shiny white plinth, is part of Matthijs Bosman’s installation A Monument to Courageous Failure (2012). The entire piece resembles a monument: very classical, man on horse. It's not a beautiful piece - not trying to be either. It’s bluntly grotesque, made from the patently incompatible materials of chicken wire... [more]
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FatForm Presents: Present Forever   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Roi Alter, Jabu Arnell, Gijs Assmann, Daniela Bershan, Melanie Bonajo, Arno Coenen, Adam Colton, Bas de Boer, Maze de Boer, Matthijs de Bruijne, Esther de Graaf, Kaleb de Groot, Ad de Jong, Jacobien de Rooij, Ian de Ruiter, Koen Delaere, Bart Domburg, Gijs Frieling & Daan Frieling, lotte geeven, Jos Houweling, Bert Jacobs, Hamid el Kanbouhi, Natasja Kensmil, Klaas Kloosterboer, Job Koelewijn, Jean Bernard Koeman, Krijn De Koning, Frank Koolen, John K├Ârmeling, George Korsmit, Maartje Korstanje, Axel Linderholm, Sebastian De Line, Erik Mattijssen, Rik Meijers, Sachi Miyachi, Aapo Nikkanen, Jonas Ohlsson, David Powell, Derk Thijs, Hans van den Ban, Sam Geer van der Klugt, Bonno van Doorn, Ab van Hanegem, Marijn van Kreij, Jana van Meerveld, Wouter Klein Velderman, Henk Visch, Ruchama Noorda & Gijsbert Wouter Wahl, Judith Witteman, Izaak Zwartjes at FATFORM July 29th, 2012 - September 30th, 2012
Posted 9/10/12
Last time I was at the Kraaiennest metro stop, in the area of South East Amsterdam commonly referred to as the Bijlmer, it was a couple years ago. Just under the elevated metro railway, right in front of the Winkelcentrum, there was an outdoor market going on. At the time I was interviewing some of the shopkeepers at the mall, trying to understand how the Bijlmer Euro was working. The project was an experiment by UK artist Christian Nold and local cultural association Imagine IC, an RFID tag-powe... [more]
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