Exhibition — Sculpture, Interdisciplinair

Kristina Sedlerova Villanen – Janne Schimmel – Charlott Markus

11 September up to 16 October 2022
→ P/////AKT
Zeeburgerpad 53
1019 AB Amsterdam
  • Thursday 14:00—18:00
  • Friday 14:00—18:00
  • Saturday 14:00—18:00
  • Sunday 14:00—18:00
Open on Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

The work of Kristina Sedlerova Villanen (Finland, 1987) can be described as emotionally loaded transitions in perishable matter. She is interested in the inconsistency of human nature, the attraction of humankind towards building unequal systems, creating concepts and the need to believe in them. Working with geological sediments, poorly made degradable materials, immaterial sources and language deposits, she alters these raw materials and the information history they are loaded with, unfolding the structures behind hierarchies and ownership history of natural resources.With a series of sculptural gestures, MAIN COURSE is examining its own name and internal and external relationships, mingling with the space of P/////AKT.

Until the summer of 2023, and expanding the horizon to the future beyond, P/////AKT will be closely collaborating with some of Amsterdam’s youngest and finest. A celebration of The Initiative, of its dedicated organizers and of the many many talented artists that they (re)present and care for. 

Mutter is a newly open contemporary art platform based in Amsterdam set up in the communal event space formerly known as filmhouse De Lange Adem, run by three of the inhabitants of the Ruychstraat 295 t/m 301. They will present the work of Antwerp based artist Janne Schimmel, who deconstructs existing hardware and technological devices to reimagine what technology is and our relationships with it.

Some Things Bleak is a publication about seeing versus not seeing, about gender, class and climate, a work about representation and reproduction. In short, a vehicle for perception and togetherness. It is more of an artwork than an actual book. A hardcover that contains loose sheets, which all have been folded into separate folders. Folders that can be democratically taken out and be used as separate artworks.