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Artist Talk: Welcome Stranger | Sarah van Sonsbeeck

Since 2020, Welcome Stranger has been inviting various artists to create new, temporary artworks for the facades of their homes. This initiative aims to expose something personal amidst their own neighborhoods. These facades foster an environment for new observations, welcoming every passerby to engage with them. This summer, three artists have been invited to different

Ingots and Adaptations | Lucy Skaer

GRIMM is pleased to announce the solo exhibition Ingots and Adaptations, featuring works by Lucy Skaer, on view at the gallery in Amsterdam from 25 July to 7 September, 2024. All the works in this presentation can be traced back to a single form, the copper ingot—a recurring motif throughout Skaer’s oeuvre.

I wink, I blink, I close my eyes

Drawing its title from Roland Barthes’ A Lover’s Discourse, I wink, I blink, I close my eyes (“…means at one and the same time: I wink, I blink I close my eyes.”) brings together the works of Willem Oorebeek, Tirza Kater, Tim Mathijsen, and Arnoud Holleman, accompanied by a text written by Becket Flannery. The

Alone Together

Group exhibition with:Marc Bijl, Marinus Boezem, Alicia Framis, Sarah Friend, David Haines, Entropy8Zuper! (Auriea Harvey & Michaël Samyn), Marijke De Roover and Rafaël Rozendaal Upstream Gallery is proud to present the group exhibition Alone Together, featuring works by artists exploring themes of intimacy and desire, from the 1970s to the present. Over these five decades, our methods of communication have changed dramatically. Contemporary social relationships –

‘Reclaimed Shapes’ | Joanneke Meester

Bradwolff Projects presents “Reclaimed Shapes” by Joanneke Meester Open during Amsterdam Art Week 30 May – 2 June 2024. The artist is present every day. In the intimate space of Bradwolff Projects, ‘Reclaimed Shapes’ by Joanneke Meester spotlights the invisible. The exhibition redefines the rejected material into artworks that not only occupy space but also

Van Ostade Biennale

From Saturday, May 25th, from 14:00 to 18:00, the Van Ostade Biennial opens, the only biennial that occurs annually. In this joint exhibition, during Amsterdam Art Week (May 29th – June 2nd), GoMulan Gallery will showcase the work of Sophie Steengracht, and Galerie Fleur en Wouter will exhibit the work of Lonneke van der Palen.

POST/NO/BILLS #5 : BHLNTTTX | Hezin O

Graphic designer Hezin O throws all design rules overboard with the presentation BHLNTTTX. In this fifth edition of Post/No/Bills, Hezin O fills the monumental niches around the historic staircase of the Stedelijk with seven colorful wall prints. She challenges conventional views on graphic design by completely deconstructing her previous works visually and aurally, by cutting

Residency Visit | Mirjam Linschooten

13:00—17:00 During her residency as part of BijlmAIR, artist Mirjam Linschooten is researching the value and authenticity of art in Heesterveld. She talks to residents of Amsterdam Southeast about a group of wooden sculptures from West Africa – dismissed by experts as copies – about how they relate to the works. How to Exit and

Split Seconds of Magnificence | Lydia Schouten

In Split Seconds of Magnificence by Lydia Schouten, historical performances such as Sexobject (1979) and Breaking through the Circle (1978) are being revived through projections and experimental re-enactments. In addition, Schouten will show a recent installation and a performance.

Canopy | Amsterdam Art Week x Rietveld Alumni

Public programmes:  Canopy The Gerrit Rietveld Academie is proud to present 16 projects of emerging artists at Amsterdam Art Week. All participating artists graduated from the independent and internationally oriented art school in Amsterdam in the years 2021, 2022 and 2023. Together, they present multifaceted art works in various media such as ceramics, glass, photography,

ᠴᠢᠨᠠᠳᠤ ᠰᠠᠯᠬ (The Wind on the Other Side) | Nomin Zezegmaa

In the realms where the earth whispers its secrets and where the wind carries the echoes of ancient memories, you’ll find the captivating artistry of Nomin Zezegmaa. Her work interweaves narratives inspired by deep time and the spiritual realms of Mongol cosmogony. ᠴᠢᠨᠠᠳᠤᠰᠠᠯᠬ  (The Wind on the Other Side) invites viewers into a dialogue celebrating the intertwined dance of

Lacunae | Geraldo Dos Santos & Emre Özakat

Josilda da Conceição gallery is delighted to present a duo-solo exhibition ‘Lacunae,’ showcasing the installations and paintings by artists Geraldo Dos Santos and Emre Özakat. Departing from the concept of hauntology, the exhibition brings together the works of both artists to explore transformative dimensions within parafiction beliefs. Both artists are delving into various realms within

On the Inside | Iris Kensmil

Madé van Krimpen presents “On The Inside,” Iris Kensmil’s first solo exhibition in the gallery. “On The Inside” showcases portraits in a domestic setting that evoke a sense of intimacy and connection. “For me, it’s about an attitude towards the characters and memories, which I place in a broader context. This context can be warm

How are you these days? | Trần Quang Đại curated by Wumen

“How are you these days?” is an immersive installation by Vietnamese artist Trần Quang Đại, comprising 2500 handmade heart-shaped soft sculptures within a Chroma Key green room. Inviting viewers to consider the essence of intimacy and love in our hyper connected digital age. How are you these days? is the 15th exhibition with the same

On this side of the river elbe | Ana Lupas

Ana Lupas – On this Side of the River Elbe is the first comprehensive overview of the oeuvre of Ana Lupas (1940, Cluj-Napoca, Romania) which opens at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam on 9 May 2024. Lupas emerged in the 1960s as one of the leading Eastern European female artists of her generation. Spanning over six decades,

Grand March | colaboration with House of Vineyard

From December 2, 2023, the Amsterdam Museum presents the exhibition Grand March: A Historic House through a Ballroom Lens. The exhibition is co-curated by House of Vineyard, the first ballroom house in the Netherlands. In the rooms of the Willet-Holthuysen House, an Amsterdam Museum location, House of Vineyard exposes the power of ballroom culture with

25 Years Galerie Ron Mandos | Featuring all artists from the gallery

Galerie Ron Mandos is proud to present the exhibition 25 Years Galerie Ron Mandos. Our anniversary will be celebrated with a special show dedicated to the gallery’s 25th anniversary year. At the gallery in Amsterdam, we will showcase an exhibition highlighting artworks by all our resident artists, paying homage to the diverse talents that have

The Crow Messengers

A solo show by Judith Westerveld In the solo exhibition, The Crow Messengers, Judith Westerveld presents a new body of work based on narratives told in the Southern African San languages |xam and !xun that form part of the Bleek and Lloyd Archive that was compiled in the 1870s and 1880s in Cape Town, South

Saw a Breath, Heard a Light | Hanne Wallrafen & Kevin Osepa

PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION THE MIX NETHERLANDS with Hannes Wallrafen (1951) & Kevin Osepa (1994). A duo exhibition, in front of Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA station and at CBK zuidoost Amsterdam. From April 25, the exhibition The Mix Netherlands M’a wak un rosea, m’a skucha un lus is on view: an installation by Kevin Osepa (1994, Willemstad, Curaçao)

Navid Nuur – When Doubt turns into Destiny

From 7 September 2024, the Oude Kerk presents a new large-scale context-specific exhibition by Navid Nuur. In the Oude Kerk, Nuur peels off the dynamics of time into physical experiences that deal with earth, water, air, smell, form and touch. A large bellows blows air, a suspended transparent cloth refracts sunlight, a pile of pebbles

Bart Invites: ‘Strictly Tapes and Friends’

Strictly Tapes and Friends is a group exhibition and series of events on the second floor of Galerie Bart about the cassette tape as a means of communication. Bart invited artist Anan Striker, and Anan in turn invited a motley crew of visual artists, disc jockeys, word artists, graffiti writers, MCs, and a photographer. The

Blind Man’s Bluff

OPENING 23 FEBRUARY5 – 7 PM Annet Gelink Gallery is proud to announce Blind Man’s Bluff, a group exhibition on the theme of play. The exhibition features work by Ryan Gander, David Maljković, Antonis Pittas, Josse Pyl, Lara Schnitger, Sarah van Sonsbeeck, and, for the first time, Michelle Chang Qin. When it comes to the relation

Local Heroes door Bo Bosk, Fré Calmes, Ivna Esajas, Sonia Kazovsky, Delano Mac Andrew

Five artists, living and/or working in Amsterdam Zuidoost, created new work for this special exhibition. With Local Heroes, CBK Zuidoost stimulates the local art climate in Amsterdam Zuidoost by providing a platform for local creators. The arts scene in the Bijlmer is evolving. More and more artists are finding their way to this side of

Artist talk & finissage | Anne Wenzel | House of Fools 

Join us on Saturday 2 March for the finissage of Anne Wenzel’s solo exhibition House of Fools. On this special occasion, AKINCI will host an artist talk with Anne Wenzel and investigative journalist and writer Lucette ter Borg, moderated by art historian and writer Laura Korvinus. They will be in conversation about Anne Wenzel’s newest

WG-premises and Surroundings

by Ciska Brugemann Part of the atelierWG Series Ciska Brugemann presents some of her sketches and paintings, inspired by the WG-premises and surroundings. For example, a drawing that expresses a reflection on the arches on the WG-premises, now a monument marking the boundary of the former Pesthuis on the WG-territory, one of the buidings of

AN EYE FOR AN EYE AND A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH | Doron Beuns

For his debut solo exhibition in Amsterdam at Projectruimte 38/40, Doron Beuns presents a series of large-scale knitted paintings within an installation that includes lighting, video, sound, and scent. As with his previous work, Beuns plays on a hysterical post-digital world where perception is dictated by the position we adopt in relation to any given

Departure as Arrival

‘Departure as Arrival’ 10 February – 16 March 2024 Josilda da Conceição is delighted to host a duo-solo exhibition, ‘Departure as Arrival’, featuring the installations and images of artists Martin La Roche and Emine Gündüz, departing from the concept of integration, bringing together the works from both artists to propose new perspectives. Martin La Roche presents

Kyra Sacks | Traverse

As an artist-anthropologist, Kyra Sacks (NL, 1989) explores drawing as a method of research. The works displayed in our project space are inspired by her field sketches and offer a window into not only the lives of others, but also her own experiences. The collection is based on fragments of images and words she collected

Opening: The One-Straw Revolution

Framer Framed warmly welcomes you to the opening of its newest exhibition, The One-Straw Revolution, curated by iLiana Fokianaki! On Saturday, February 10, 7 p.m., Framer Framed will present the exhibition The One-Straw Revolution. Its title, inspired by Masanobu Fukuoka’s ecological philosophy, emphasizes minimal waste and harmony with ecosystems. In the exhibition, artists explore permaculture concepts

to be dissolved in the water of memory

by Nadh Lingyun Cao Part of the puntWG Open Call Series within and without,whose form is elemental,whose form is internal.flowing, fallingA BEING IN FLUX,A HYMN OF DEATH,to be dissolved in the water of memory A series of performances dedicated to material imagination, sonic and spatial sensibilities, further contemplating upon life and death, being and becoming. Performance at

3 Exhibitions by Jonny Niesche, Brigitte Kowanz & Tomáš Libertíny

Galerie Ron Mandos is pleased to present three new exhibitions by Jonny Niesche, Brigitte Kowanz & Tomáš Libertíny. Jonny Niesche’s Electric Light Orchestra, an extensive exploration of painting, sculpture, and abstraction immerses the viewer in a rich sensory experience. His vibrant paintings showcase seductive, iridescent surfaces seemingly suspended above the voile canvas. Niesche’s prolonged focus on the

nature’s resonance | herman de vries & melanie bonajo

Bradwolff & Partners is pleased to present the exhibition nature’s resonance, which opens on 16 December 2023. This exhibition marks the beginning of in dialogue a series of duo exhibitions that will showcase inspiring interactions between two new artists each time over the next year, where their artistic paths meet and intensify in surprising ways.

Finissage Ten square metre of shadow – Rumiko Hagiwara

From 16 December, Rumiko Hagiwara’s light show ‘Ten square metres of shadow’ can be seen at VZL Contemporary Art. With QR code on the windows 24/7, this work, accompanied by her recent small artworks can be seen during the dark days.Friday evening 19 January and Saturday afternoon 20 January will celebrate the new year with

Rainbow Soulclub Hosts #4

On January 27th from 3 to 5pm, members of the Rainbow Soulclub will give a tour of their exhibition in a cosy, relaxed session where visitors can get to know the collective and their work. This is the vernissage of the exhibition. Come hear about the eighteen year old history of the collective, their composition

cannibal spirits / do violence to words

Conceptual artist Daniel de Paula creates sculptures and installations from objects and images he appropriates, borrows, and acquires from the public sector and corporate entities. An important aspect of de Paula’s practice is the thematization of his negotiations with institutions and the bureaucratic processes and legal procedures that enable his access to the objects and

Rita McBride – leeway

Rita McBride’s work explores the production of public space and the reception of culture through sculptures that recreate familiar elements from our immediate environment. McBride sometimes dramatizes objects related to architecture and design, often through the use of unusual materials and unexpected dimensions. As such, she examines acquired notions of form, function, and material in

Juliette Blightman – Aaaahhh!

Galerie Fons Welters is happy to present its third solo exhibition by British artist Juliette Blightman.  The relationship between art and life is essential in Juliette Blightman’s (1980, UK, lives and works in UK) practice, which is based on observations and impressions of her everyday life. With different media such as photography, drawing, painting, video, performance

COMFORT – Daisy Smith & George McGoldrick

For the beginning of the gallery season in 2024, we are delighted to present the exhibition COMFORT by Daisy Smith (1995, Chelmsford, UK), with special guest George McGoldrick. The show will draw together a series of works across various mediums: film, painting and drawing.

Rainbow Soulclub – Guided Tour

On December 16th from 3 to 5pm, members of the Rainbow Soulclub will give a tour of their exhibition in a cosy, relaxed session where visitors can get to know the collective and their work. Come hear about the eighteen year old history of the collective, their composition and ways of working, and the meaning

Tag

by Ryotaro Fuyuki Part of the airWG Series Opening: 15 December 17:00-19:00 Ryotaro Fuyuki, artist in residence at atelierWG, will present a new work “Tag” produced during his stay at airWG. TagFor example, “collecting,” “comparing,” and “owning” are essential. On the other hand, they are embedded and placed within constructed institutions and cultures. What I find

Art and Solidarity Collective: Rainbow Soulclub | Rearrengement of Priorities #16: Blessings

Ellen de Bruijne PROJECTS is delighted to present Rearrangement of Priorities #16: Blessings, an exhibition by Art and Solidarity Collective: Rainbow Soulclub, a collective founded by artists Saskia Janssen and George Korsmit eighteen years ago in Amsterdam.  Opening December 2 from 3 to 7pm. The collective came to existence after Janssen and Korsmit visited the Blaka Watra

CURVES – Jan van der Ploeg

m.simons proudly presents CURVES, Jan van der Ploeg’s first solo exhibition at the gallery.The artist enjoys international acclaim and his murals adorn many venues. In the current year alone, Van der Ploeg has painted walls in Arnhem, Nijmegen, Middelburg, Frankfurt, Lyon, Basel, Dallas, Auckland, Sydney and the Schneider Museum of Art in Oregon. His oeuvre

Unequal Times | Roos Theuws

Slewe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition Unequal Times by Roos Theuws. It will be her third solo exhibition at Slewe Gallery. Theuws is known for her video sculptures in which she questions the intrinsic qualities of light and sound and video and sound as media themselves. In her works she

People’s Forum – Workshop 4: How To Create A Sustainable Practice

Every Friday, the weekly how-to workshop programme explores alternative modes of economic self-sufficiency within the arts field and beyond, in collaboration with various Amsterdam creators and experts.  €15 per workshop including lunch—max. 15 personsThe workshops will be held in Dutch.  A hands-on workshop on defining your ambitions and making them realistic by looking at your

People’s Forum – Workshop 3: Mapping Your Art Practise

Every Friday, the weekly how-to workshop programme explores alternative modes of economic self-sufficiency within the arts field and beyond, in collaboration with various Amsterdam creators and experts.  €15 per workshop including lunch—max. 15 personsThe workshops will be held in Dutch.  We will map different art practices, untangle ideas about time and money and outline alternative,

People’s Forum – Workshop 2: Contracts – Make it your own!

Every Friday, the weekly how-to workshop programme explores alternative modes of economic self-sufficiency within the arts field and beyond, in collaboration with various Amsterdam creators and experts.  €15 per workshop including lunch—max. 15 personsThe workshops will be held in Dutch.  We will map different art practices, untangle ideas about time and money and outline alternative,

People’s Forum – Workshop 1: How to negotiate?

Every Friday, the weekly how-to workshop programme explores alternative modes of economic self-sufficiency within the arts field and beyond, in collaboration with various Amsterdam creators and experts. €15 per workshop including lunch—max. 15 personsThe workshops will be held in Dutch. 

People’s Forum Art Market Weekend 2

As part of People’s Forum, W139 is organising two Art Markets in the weekends of 25 & 26 November and 2 & 3 December, freely accessible. Forget Black Friday and discover gems by Amsterdam makers. More than thirty vendors will be selling unexpected treasures, self-published magazines, vinyl records, clothing, art works, homemade food, craft products, and much more. The Art

People’s Forum Art Market Weekend 1

As part of People’s Forum, W139 is organising two Art Markets in the weekends of 25 & 26 November and 2 & 3 December, freely accessible. Forget Black Friday and discover gems by Amsterdam makers. More than thirty vendors will be selling unexpected treasures, self-published magazines, vinyl records, clothing, art works, homemade food, craft products, and much more. The Art

THE WORMHOLE ECHOES | CURATED BY MEGAN IRUSTA CORNET

OPENING | Wednesday November 22nd from 4 – 6 pmLocation: NMAG, Bos en Lommerweg, 88, Amsterdam ANNA VOSSE CARPAIJ | LOTUS ROSALINA HEBBINGMATEI DRAGOMIR | OBBE VAN DER WEIDETORAN MACRAE WOLSTENCROFT jiuba art space presents Wormhole Echoes. In Roman mythology, Janus, the god with two heads, embodies the dual nature of holding conflicting ideas. A

SUCKLE AND SQUEEZE | CURATED BY AFRA EISMA

opening | Wednesday November 22 from 4 – 6 pmLocatie: NMAG Kiosk, Willem de Zwijgerlaan, 327, Amsterdam NADIE BORGGREVE | JULIA DAHEE HONG | AFRA EISMAALEJANDRA LÓPEZ MARTÍNEZ | MARNIX VAN UUM In the midst of winter’s solace, and the need for i-love-you’s, No Man’s Art Gallery presents the group exhibition suckle and squeeze. This

Sunday brunch in the gallery

Next Sunday from 13:00 to 14:00, a brunch will take place in the gallery. At 13:00, Ulrike Rehm will give a tour of her work. You also have the opportunity to take a look in her studio, which is located behind the gallery. Enjoy a croissant and orange juice while listening to this artist talk.

Spatial Rotations | Antonio Jose Guzman/Iva Jankovic

Performance will start at 18:00hrs Electric Dub Station is an ongoing project by visual artists Antonio Jose Guzman and Iva Jankovic. Together, they reinterpret the transatlantic connections of indigo-blue textiles, which are deeply embedded with the history of western colonialism. In their work the indigo color represents the diasporic, cultural, and economic history of textile

People’s Forum Opening

Save the date! The grand opening of Farida Sedoc’s exhibition People’s Forum on 17 November. Starting 19:00 at W139, the night will feature a thrilling performance by Strangie, drinks and sounds by Farida.⁠⁠Join us on this evening to kick off People’s Forum, which next to a new series of works by Sedoc, brings together a

Moving Shadows

by Jae Pil Eun and Tao Yang Part of the puntWG Open Call Series Opening: 18 November, 14:00-19:00Open 18, 19, 25, 26 November For the series of performances Moving Shadows, Jae Pil Eun and Tao Yang propose a miniature landscape within the walls of PuntWG. The piece is inspired by a traditional form of Chinese outdoor theater,

Christy Groen & Sabina Lăpteanu

In the front space we will present the work of two recently graduated artists. Christy Groen shows a series of sculptural light machines together with recent paintings, Sabina Lăpteanu exhibits several of her Dream of Water paintings.

Adriano Amaral – PROLE

In PROLE, his first major solo exhibition since joining the gallery, Adriano Amaral shows new work in a room filling installation. Amaral’s work involves an examination of the nature of things in the world; the materiality and substance of what is around us as well as its value and transforming power over time. His practice

W139 hosts… Closing Event

Don’t miss the spectacular closing event of W139 hosts… on Friday 27 October. During this evening, we will celebrate the 7 weeks of artistic experimentation, and the makers, participants and visitors that we welcomed in our space. Starting at W139 from 19:00, the closing event will feature an exciting performance from the static yet dynamic duo echo+seashell, performing a live set

People’s Forum

People’s Forum, Farida Sedoc’s first solo exhibition, explores the conditions for art as livelihood and as a vehicle for change. Sedoc starts from her own precarious experience as an artist to address new forms of collectivity. Amplifying past and current voices of diasporic and transnational communities, the exhibition reports on resistance and civil disobedience, and

W139 hosts… Week 7

With our second edition of W139 hosts… we are excited to open up the W139 exhibition space for a dynamic seven-week long programme providing 55 makers and initiatives with the opportunity to present new projects or works-in-progress. During W139 hosts… a new constellation of makers and collectives moves into the exhibition space every week—creating a

Group exhibition ‘Echoes’

Saturday, October 21st, the group exhibition ‘Echoes’ will open at GoMulan Gallery from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The exhibition features artwork by Jonat Deelstra, Émilie Terlinden, Ulrike Rehm, and Dion Rosina. The exhibition will be on display until November 12th. The work of all these artists is closely related to art history. A book

To Move Slowly, Especially As a Result of Outside Forces

by Sara Bjarland, Pausenclown, Roosmarijn Schoonewelle, Nienke Sybrandy Part of the atelierWG series Exhibition opening times: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 12.00-17.00 The exhibition To Move Slowly, Especially As a Result of Outside Forces, brings together five makers in an intuitive way. They focus on reuse and giving new meaning to overlooked or discarded materials. They take the time to attach themselves to

W139 hosts… week 6

With our second edition of W139 hosts… we are excited to open up the W139 exhibition space for a dynamic seven-week long programme providing 55 makers and initiatives with the opportunity to present new projects or works-in-progress. During W139 hosts… a new constellation of makers and collectives moves into the exhibition space every week—creating a

De lijnen waarlangs wij lopen | Dominique Panhuysen and Danielle van Vree

by Dominique Panhuysen and Danielle van Vree Part of the atelierWG Series For their film installation, Dominique Panhuysen and Danielle van Vree interviewed both their mothers: wondering how their mothers’ experiences and memories impact their own lives, they looked for common grounds and cross-pollination. In The lines along which we walk they give a voice to their mothers’ generation –

Performing Colonial Toxicity

From 8 October 2023 to 14 January 2024, Framer Framed presents the exhibition Performing Colonial Toxicity by researcher and architectural historian Samia Henni, in collaboration with If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution. The project sheds light on the redacted history of French nuclear colonialism in the Algerian Sahara and draws attention to the

Eye as an Oracle | Bernke Klein Zandvoort

by Bernke Klein Zandvoort Part of the puntWG Open Call Series Opening 6 October, 18:00-21:00 at puntWG Open Wednesdays-Sundays, 14:00-18:00 Bernke Klein Zandvoort is interested in the paramateriality of the gaze. Our gaze belongs to us like a limb does, but when we try to touch it, our hand moves right through – like a magician

Calling | Meredith Monk

In autumn 2023, the Oude Kerk and the Hartwig Art Foundation present the most comprehensive survey to date of contemporary music legend Meredith Monk. The presentation is a unique retrospective of her influential performance practice, in which she constantly sought harmony between the spiritual, the earth, and human existence. For over five decades Meredith Monk

UITMELKEN: Harvesting Money

by FOOD OF WAR Part of the airWG Series Opening 15 September, 18:00 at puntWG For this exhibition, opening times are 13:00-19:00 Through a diverse collection of works UITMELKEN: Harvesting Money, uncovers the untold stories etched into the very fabric of our food systems, unraveling the threads that connect overproduction, the subtle carbon footprint and

The Second the Water Wets Your Face, Reflexes of Your Aquatic Ancestors Kick In

by Erica van Loon Part of the aterlierWG series Opening: Saturday 9 Sep 2023,  5-7pm Opening hours: Sat + Sun, 1-6pm and by appointment: hello@ericavanloon.nl Come lay down your brain and focus on gut feelings. Erica van Loon presents the soft launch of her project The Second the Water Wets Your Face, Reflexes of Your Aquatic Ancestors Kick In,

About Photography

We are thrilled to announce our first post-summer exhibition: ABOUT PHOTOGRAPHY, bringing together the works of Simone Hoàng and Esmee van Zeeventer. Technique is at the epicentre of Simone Hoàng and van Esmee Zeeventer’s photographic explorations. Hoàng exhibiting a new series wherein she alters the normalized use of chroma key blue and green screens. Van

Artist talk: Ahmed Emin Batman in conversation with Natasja Alers

During the finissage of the exhibition Metamorphosis on sunday September 10th at 3:00 PM, Ahmed Emin Batman will go in conversation with Natasja Alers about her work. Ahmed Emin Batman is a multidisciplinary artist, content creator, and aspiring architect based in Amsterdam. Batman has worked for the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and is currently Beeldbreker and content creator for

OPENING | Rudabeh’s Daughter

A solo show by Atousa Bandeh For her new exhibition at Lumen Travo Gallery, Iranian artist Atousa Bandeh embarks on a reflective journey inspired by the story of Rudabeh and Zal – a remarkable narrative of love between a fearless Kabul king’s daughter and an ethereal Persian prince.   Through an engaging fusion of mediums—paintings,

Artist talk with Sam Samiee

No Man’s Art Gallery will welcome Sam Samiee for an artist talk pertaining to his first solo exhibition When Hell Breaks Loose I’ll Tell You Your Legs Were Always On My Mind, moderated by Nathanja van Dijk (Head of Museum Affairs Textile Museum and former director of Kunsthal Rotterdam).Sam Samiee (b. 1988, IR) is a painter, essayist, and

Upstream Focus: Into Time | Rafaël Rozendaal

Festive opening: September 8, 2023 17:00–21:00 Upstream Gallery is proud to present new lenticular paintings from the Into Time series (2013 – ongoing) by Rafaël Rozendaal in the gallery’s private viewing space. For his series Into Time, on which the artist has kept building, Rozendaal uses the medium lenticular painting, through which the image changes along with the

Invisitor | Rachel Fäth

A show with new works by New York based artist Rachel Fäth.

The feelings the butterflies gave me | Esmay Groot Koerkamp

Galerie Bart proudly presents “The feelings the butterflies gave me”, a storytelling garden exhibition by Esmay Groot Koerkamp (1993, NL). Ceramic objects and a hand-made booklet take visitors on a journey in which they discover the complexity of human relationships. Esmay’s visual language is filled with a strong narrative and humorous details, while her words

mano a mano | Ana Navas & Toon Verhoef

tegenboschvanvreden and Galerie Onrust proudly present mano a mano: two artists, two galleries, one exhibition. mano a mano is the outcome of a collaboration between Ana Navas and Toon Verhoef, for which the artists have handed ideas to each other. Reacting to recurring themes on their respective practices or to sketches that were lingering in

ATARI final weekend | Guided tour, artist talks and drinks

No Man’s Art Gallery is happy to invite you to the final weekend of our current exhibition, Atari. On Thursday, August 24th we will host a tour of the exhibition guided by the curator and several of the participating artists. The tour will start at the No Man’s Art Gallery KIOSK (Willem de Zwijgerlaan 327),

Good Machine Bad Machine | Meiro Koizumi

Annet Gelink Gallery is proud to announce Good Machine Bad Machine, Meiro Koizumi’s sixth solo exhibition in the gallery. You are welcome to join us to the festive opening of the gallery season on September 8 from 5 to 9 pm. Named after its prominent video installation, the show raises questions around hypnosis, authority, consciousness,

Matthew Day Jackson: Forest Through the Trees

GRIMM is pleased to present Forest Through the Trees, by Matthew Day Jackson. Through referencing the canon of art history, many of Jackson’s works examine the projection of human desires onto nature. In his most recent series, Jackson explores the history of landscape painting and its associated political and social functions. The exhibition’s title alludes to

Dora García | INSECT, HISTORY, MIRROR, REVOLUTION

New solo exhibition opening September 9 at 5pm. Ellen de Bruijne PROJECTS is delighted to present Insect, History, Mirror, Revolution, a new solo exhibition by Dora García. Dora García will debut her newest work Insect Vocabulary and present it alongside her most recent film Amor Rojo, a performance installation, and three new drawing/book works.  Visit

Genius Loci: Over de ziel van het Wilhelmina Gasthuis terrein

by Lotte van Geijn & Antoinette Nausikaä Part of the atelierWG Series In this exhibition, artists Lotte van Geijn and Antoinette Nausikaä explore the unique history of the WG-terrain in Amsterdam, formerly known as the Pesthuis and Wilhelmina Gasthuis, now an artists’ community since 1984. By blending the past with the present, they offer viewers a fresh perspective

Elsa Leydier — The Disobediences

THE DISOBEDIENCES, a solo exhibition by artist Elsa Leydier (1988, FR), refers to acts of resistance against the status quo. It challenges conventional norms and practices that perpetuate the exploitation of nature and women. With ecofeminism at the core of this presentation, it emphasises the need for ecological balance and gender equality. The movement questions the hierarchical

The gateway as a point of encounter

by María José Crespo and Madeleine Ruggi Part of the puntWG Open Call Series Opening: 29 July 18h-21h Gateway: A point at which freight moving from one territory to another is interchanged between transportation lines.(Port Reform Toolkit PPIAF, World Bank, 2nd ed., 2022) ‘The gateway as a point of encounter’ is a collaborative exhibition between artists

Angles Morts | Kyulim Kim & Andoni Zamora

by Kyulim Kim and Andoni Zamora Part of the puntWG Open Call Series Opening event: 7 July from 6pm-9pm Exhibition open Tuesdays-Sundays 2pm-6pm  Angles Morts is an exhibition by Kyulim Kim and Andoni Zamora. In this exhibition, Kyulim Kim and Andoni Zamora present works that redraw an unseen space, where they have no clear governance or frame.

Things That Take Time

Opening: Saturday, 24 June 16:00 – 19:00 Participating artists:Arthur Cordier | Daan Russcher | Diana Gheorghiu | Elise van Staveren | Krijn Kroes | Luke McCowan | Melle Aussems | Sunwoo Jung With ‘Things That Take Time’, TORCH Gallery celebrates the bright future of art through a carefully curated selection of eight emerging artists. The

For Those Who Keep Us On the Bright Side | Polina Doroshenko and Stefaniia Dobrianska

by Polina Doroshenko & Stefaniia Dobrianska Part of the airWG Series Opening event: 16 June 5-7pm at puntWG Open 17-25 June, every day except Tuesday & Thursday, 2-6 pm In this exhibition Ukrainian WG artist-in-residence Polina Doroshenko presents drawings and texts reflecting her personal journey after leaving her home in Kyiv with her young daughter Stefaniia.

shy* play | Aster Arribas and Antje Nestel

by Aster Arribas and Antje Nestel Part of the puntWG Open Call Series Note: the opening hours for this exhibition differ from the opening hours of the gallery. Please visit this website to find full information and sign-up link. shy* play is a series of performative events initiated by Aster Arribas and Antje Nestel, in collaboration

GOODNIGHT Amsterdam Art

20:30 – 4.00  Buy your ticket here GOODNIGHT Amsterdam Art – will be a night of performances and open studio visits, followed by an afterparty with a DJ set of Kevin Bray. Initiated by Amsterdam Art Week, specially conceived by iso Amsterdam, the inspiring event GOODNIGHT proposes performances by Anto López Espinosa and Lucía Vives,

The Thirst of Galalith | Jan Tomza-Osiecki

An exhibition by Jan Tomza-Osiecki The Thirst of Galalith is our upcoming exhibition opening on the 27th of May by iso resident Jan Tomza-Osiecki who presents a series of sculptures made from derelict milk plastic. Galalith, as it is named, is a rare uncompromising material that refuses the human will: It is brittle and hard to work with, it is non-biodegradable and here

After the Last Sky – Inas Halabi

Centering around the visible and invisible slow violence in the landscape, the exhibition is a rich soil for cultivating questions about how to represent and perceive violence in the image and whether we can trust images. The works address different regions mired in colonial violence, attempting to reveal, through looking closely, how the land and

Book presentation | Mercedes Azpilicueta

SPECIAL EVENT – Saturday 3 June On the occasion of Amsterdam Art Week 2023, the artist will present her new publication ‘Cuentos mestizos’, a book that focuses on the evolution of her artistic practice, bringing together works from 2011-2021. Sjoerd Kloosterhuis, curator of the exhibition at Lumen Travo, will also participate in the conversation.

Interview | Peter Delpeut & Petra Noordkamp

Filmmaker and writer Peter Delpeut will interview Petra Noordkamp on Sunday 4 June at 11:00 at the gallery. Don’t miss it!

Better Not Move | Petra Noordkamp

In ‘Better Not Move’ Petra Noordkamp explores a recurring theme in her work: the influence of experiences, memories and dreams on the perception of architecture and the urban environment. At Galerie Onrust she shows a film installation and photos, taken during a residency in Japen, shortly after her loved one passed away. The film tracks

Studio Visit Molly Palmer | Continuum

Continuum Molly Palmer at Iona Stichting Please join us for a presentation of works by Molly Palmer at Iona Stichting, where she lived for two years. Iona’s historic canal house on the Herengracht was founded in the 1600s and stands opposite the narrowest building in Amsterdam. Palmer’s presentation responds to Iona’s history and architectural symbolism

Meta Fingers | Beni Bischof

We’re stoked to announce that during Amsterdam Art, we’ll be showcasing a special installation by the talented Beni Bischof called “Meta Fingers”. It’s located in the back room of the gallery and will feature multiple works of Bischof’s unique finger art in a cozy living room setup. The photographs and collages offer a playful approach

Just bellow the gums – Melanie Loureiro and Maria Nolla Mateos

An arachnid gets its name after the mortal weaver who began to hang herself out of shame for spinning together a blasphemous tapestry replete with the gods’ infidelities. Arachne’s life was saved when Minerva turned the rope into silk, a material that came from inside of her, just below her gums. She could now excrete

Chimera

by Ksenia Bilyk Part of the airWG Series In the “Chimera” series, Ksenia Bilyk observes cultural matters that are used by Russian political propaganda. In her works, she attempts to understand the scale of propaganda and how it motivates people to support the aggressive war effort. The resentment that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union combined with

LEAF PLURAL

Stigter Van Doesburg ushers in spring with ‘Leaf Plural’, an exhibition featuring work by Elspeth Diederix, Lex ter Braak and Marjolein Rothman. All three relate to nature, but in very different forms. If these days it is a hot topic as an artist to reflect on everything that grows and blossoms, or more so on

Love After Love

CARTE BLANCHE #1LOVE AFTER LOVECurated by Wumen April 8th – May 6th, 2023The Greenroom is located at Prinsengracht 645 in The Frozen Fountain.Tuesday – Saturday | 10AM – 6PM Love After Love, is about coming back home to oneself after a long-life journey of longing for love but with empty hands and broken hearts. It

Pauline Curnier Jardin | Le Lente Passioni

We are delighted to announce Pauline Curnier Jardin’s solo exhibition Le Lente Passioni.  Previously shown at ARCOmadrid, we are happy to bring this project to Amsterdam for the first time. Join us for the opening on Saturday 15 of April from 3 to 6pm, in the presence of the artist. During the first Italian confinement of 2020, Pauline Curnier

Paper Trails, Solo exhibition Joran van Soest

I would like to invite you to the opening of the solo exhibition ‘Paper Trails’ with work by Joran van Soest. The exhibition opens 15 April from 15:00 – 20:00 and is on view until May 14. In this solo exhibition, Joran van Soest (1994) explores the human drive for connection and how we can

Nighthunters | Feipel & Bechameil

Originating from the Luxembourgish scene and active on the European scene, the artist duo Martine Feipel & Jean Bechameil (b. 1975, Luxemburg / b. 1964, Paris) has been developing a body of work since 2008 that is distinguished by the richness of its visual vocabulary and its socially conscious scrutiny of the contemporary world. Working

an old piece of gum that stretcheeeeetches | Mercedes Azpilicueta

A solo show by Mercedes Azpilicueta On the invitation of Sjoerd Kloosterhuis In the last few years Mercedes Azpilicueta (here) has been working on large installations in which she intertwines décors in the form of tapestries, textile sculptures, video and soundscapes. Her solo exhibition an old / piece of gum that  / streeeeetches consists of

Artists’ Talk: Ruben Raven & Joeri Woudstra

Ruben Raven & Joeri Woudstra, two young emerging artists will discuss their entry into the professional art world following the completion of their studies at Art School. They will discuss the inspiration behind their artworks and the development of these influences in their special AAW collaborative installation.  We invite you to join them in their

suggestures among us (Interlude) | Simnikiwe Buhlungu

Solo exhibition by Simnikiwe Buhlungu This exhibition departs from Simnikiwe Buhlungu’s research points of cognisance, of which this moment visits puddles as bodies that have agency to speak to/alongside us. What is an ecosystem that lives in a puddle? What about a puddle that exists as a metaphorical pause? Buhlungu looks into the historical chronologies

Guided tour of the Substitutes exhibition by Philipp Gufler with Tomas Adolfs

Guided tour of the Substitutes exhibition by Philipp Gufler with Tomas AdolfsSunday 4 June 202315:00-16:00W139 Substitutes, initiated by Philipp Gufler, is on show at W139 from 22 April to 18 June 2023. The exhibition engages with queer history and discourses around the body, gender, and sexuality. It features artists across several generations working in a

Substitutes | Initiated by Philipp Gufler

SubstitutesInitiated by Philipp Gufler22 April — 18 June 2023 Substitutes, initiated by Philipp Gufler, is on show at W139 from 22 April to 18 June 2023. The exhibition engages with queer history and discourses around the body, gender, and sexuality. It features artists across several generations working in a variety of mediums to contextualise and

Tomorrow’s Language — A dialogue between Louwrien Wijers, Rory Pilgrim, and Philipp Gufler

Tomorrow’s Language — A dialogue between Louwrien Wijers, Rory Pilgrim, and Philipp GuflerSaturday 3 June 202316:00-17:30W139 On Saturday June 3rd, W139 will host ‘Tomorrow’s Language’, a conversation between Louwrien Wijers, her friend and colleague Rory Pilgrim, and initiating artist Philipp Gufler. The conversation will explore Louwrien’s artworks, the significance of food, intergenerational friendships among artists,

Exhibition Tour Daniel Arsham

On the occasion of Daniel Arsham’s new exhibition at Galerie Ron Mandos, we are organizing a tour with drinks on Sunday, June 4 from 2-15 pm. If you would like to attend please let us know at sheila@ronmandos.nl.

Levi van Veluw | In the depths of memory

Deep within your memory, hidden somewhere in the crevices of your brain, are stored the most important memories that have shaped you as a human being. No clear pictures as in photos or videos, but a mixture of sensory experiences. The pungent smell of a packed crowd, the oppressive silence during an unpleasant visit, the

Knights in Shining Armour (reappropriating the appropiated)

‘Knights in Shining Armour – appropriating the appropriated’ shows expressions of contemporary Black resistance in figurative painting and sculpture. A bold exhibition, about re-claiming, self-mockery as a shield and art as trauma therapy. Featuring: Joblek (Ghana), Kenneth Aidoo (Netherlands), Amos Black (Nigeria), Ade Dare (Nigeria), Giovanni Jona (Suriname), Madison Lewis (United States) and Zella Vanié

Evergreen | Cindy Bakker

Cindy Bakker (1989, NL) sees the world as a theatre of objects, and she considers herself a set designer who transforms situations into awkward, humorous sets. By playing with scale or abstracting shapes, she also aims to evoke visual discomfort in the viewer. For Amsterdam Art, Cindy Bakker will express her long-standing fascination with topiary

Objects in the mirror are closer, then they appear | Vytautas Kumža

We are excited to announce the solo show of Lithuanian artist Vytautas Kumža. The content of Vytautas Kumža’s works showcase his obsession with seemingly mundane objects and situations; capturing and reinforcing the feeling of absurdity or strangeness in unstable, illusory and sometimes deceptive moments of everyday life. Using a variety of materials – glass, metal,

Sunday Brunch with Lungiswa Gqunta

Dive into the exhibition ‘Sleep in Witness’ by Lungiswa Gqunta. During an intimate brunch we’ll provide an opportunity to experience the exhibition together with the artist, and to reflect and connect with each other.

Sleep in Witness | Lungiswa Gqunta

The title refers to the intangible world of dreams as a space of learning where extraordinary, overlooked and discredited places of knowledge are illuminated. The exhibition at AKINCI which will festively open during Amsterdam Art Week (31 May – 4 June), includes works out of two installations, Zinodaka, 2022 and Ntabamanzi, 2022, along with the video

rooted

Odonchimeg Davaadorj, Nona Inescu, Clarinde Wesselink & Marie-Claire Messouma Manlanbien AKINCI is proud to present for the first time in the Netherlands works by Marie-claire Messouma Manlanbien, Odonchimeg Davaadorj and Nona Inescu. In the attachment space we are excited to present the film The Brook, a new project by Clarinde Wesselink. In this exhibition with

Tomorrow’s Light is Falling on My Wall

Part of the airWG series Opening: 17 March 5pm-7pm Open: Saturday and Sunday 18-19 & 25-26 March, 2pm-6pm.Monday-Friday 20-24 March, 3pm-7pm.  WG Artist in residence Anna Kakhiani from Kyiv came to the Netherlands shortly after the beginning of the war, first living in the ‘opvangcentrum’ in the former townhall of Piershil, Hoekse Waard, then setting up studio in

Tulpengulden

Kunst van de puntWG serie Opening: 31 Maart, 18:00 Back in 1637 one could buy a canal house in Amsterdam with a tulip bulb, during the so-called tulipmania, the first economic bubble. Their function as a currency, with its value just as unreliable as crypto currency today, was short-lived. Its value changed completely again in

I’m at 4% | Ryan Gander

For this exhibition, Gander filled the space with objects not generally classified as ‘art’. Whilst most objects on view are reminiscent of a gallery or museum space, they are usually overlooked. It is not the first time that supposed ‘non-art’ is displayed in an exhibition space, however, I’m at 4% is more a proposition for a new

Antonis Pittas | Paraesthesia

Annet Gelink Gallery is pleased to announce Paraesthesia, Antonis Pittas’ third solo exhibition at the gallery. Paraesthesia, which literally translates to ‘abnormal sensation’, is a bodily sensation of numbness, tingling, and burning, usually felt in the hands, arms, legs, or feet. Pittas, who suffers from this himself, has connected it to the disorientation and numbness towards violence that are prevalent in today’s

FRONTEX FACHO MACHO MANAGEMENT Anne-Lise Coste

Following the thread of her latest exhibitions at the gallery, and in continuation of her solo shows La vie en rose at Crac Occitanie (2019) and Poem Police at Kunsthaus Baselland (2022), Anne-Lise Coste presents new work in her new solo exhibition FRONTEX MACHO FACHO MANAGEMENT, whose core is a big-scale wall installation full of

Olga Balema

In the front space of the gallery we present a body of work by Olga Balema from 2017.  Olga Balema (Ukraine, 1984) is an artist who currently lives in New York. She makes sculptures. One of the major concerns of her work is form, another material. Another is paying attention to where and how things

Albuquerque

Works by: Michiel Ceulers Jean-Baptiste Maitre Oscar Abraham Pabón Machteld Rullens Robbert Weide More information soon!

The Invisibility of Colour

Part of the atelierWG series Finissage: 12 March 16:00 At puntWG Harm van den Berg presents an innovative sound installation, entitled The Invisibility of Colour. In this work, he conducted interviews with individuals on the street to gather their perspectives on colours. These recordings are combined to create hundreds of spoken colours, which are played through 20 invisible speakers spread

A comet, a rock, a dog, a house

Josilda da Conceição Gallery is pleased to present the duo exhibition a comet, a rock, a dog, a house by Brazilian artist Pedro Kastelijns (1997) and Dutch artist Vincent Verhoef (1982). We invite you to join us for the opening on Saturday, March 4, 4-7pm. Kastelijns will show recent works that are part of his ongoing research around the polyhedric meaning of brick walls. His paintings

Sowing Seeds | Isa van Lier

From March 11, Galerie Fleur & Wouter is showing a solo exhibition of work by Isa van Lier (Amsterdam, 1996). In the installation Sowing Seeds she invites you into her imaginative world of abundance and silence. As in her previous installations, the inspiration comes from her experiences with Japanese culture. She combines the emptiness and

Departures

Boarding starts from 17:00 at gate D12. In the meantime, enjoy our assortment of snacks while you wait in our departure lounge. Thank you for flying TORCH Airlines x Casper Braat.  At every airport around the world, similar aesthetics ensure a safe and efficient experience for the traveller. Air travel has become a homogenised experience

Four Months, Four Million Light Years

SARA SEJIN CHANG (SARA VAN DER HEIDE) Four Months, Four Million Light Years (2020) by Sara Sejin Chang (Sara van der Heide) presents a shamanic healing journey through space and time. This immersive film installation addresses the colonial narratives behind transnational and transracial adoption, through the historical relations between The Netherlands and Korea. The colonial print Een

Charging Myths – On-Trade-Off

Free entry, wheelchair-accessible Our relationship with energy is a theme that is as old and mythical as it is strategic. In this exhibition, the artist collective On-Trade-Off follows the trail of lithium. Their starting point is Manono in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where the world’s largest stock of lithium ore was recently

Marcos Kueh | 福禄寿: Three Contemporary Prosperities

In Marcos Kueh’s textile installation 福禄寿: Three Contemporary Prosperities, we encounter an animated conversation of color, pattern, and symbol. The installation encompasses eight tapestries of varying sizes, carefully arranged by the artist to afford a view of both the front and reverse sides. Kueh encourages us to move between perspectives on observing, to create multiple

Hadassah Emmerich | Botanical Body Bliss

On entering Botanical Body Bliss by Hadassah Emmerich, you are first ensnared by her arresting, prismatic mural. At 15-meters-wide, these vibrant, foreign forms take on an overwhelming and monumental quality. Amongst them, you will encounter Emmerich’s intimate series of collages – created using pieces of vinyl. Emmerich has developed her material process over many years

Opening: Charging Myths – On-Trade-Off

On Thursday 23 February at 19:00 Framer Framed opens a presentation of works by the transnational artist collective On-Trade-Off as they explore how technological innovation is dependent on natural resources. Following a trail of lithium beginning in Manono, Democratic Republic of the Congo, this exhibition delves into our relationship with energy – from its colonial past

Sediment

Friday, January 27, 17:00 – 19:00 a group show with works by Alan Charlton, Alice Schorbach, Caro Jost, Dan Walsh, Domenico Bianchi, Ian Davenport, Karin Sander, Lesly Foxcroft, Martina Klein, Nunzio, Roos Theuws and Ruud Kuijer will open at Slewe gallery. One of the works that will be on view in the exhibition, is a

Retelling Untold Tales from Mokum

Christoph & Sebastian Mügge Telling a story from the past that is not free from historical error, is an endeavour that is almost impossible to perform. Most people have probably read a book or watched a series or film that – although based on the past- takes a lot of liberties and includes major plot

Artist Talk Kasper Bosmans

Walk in at 19:00 The talk starts at 19:30 Kasper Bosmans in conversation with Lazy Susan.  Lazy Susan: Could you tell something about the intriguing title of the exhibition, Drowsy & Torpid? Kasper Bosmans: Torpor is a state in which the heart rate and body temperature are brought down in certain animals before they go

Opening Dead Skin Cash – Salim Bayri and Ghita Skali

Voluntarily or involuntarily we humans shed our dead skin. In this exhibition, Ghita Skali and Salim Bayri take this fact as their starting point to zoom in on the ambiguities within our relationship to dead skin—the tensions between its acceptance and rejection (some keep it, some scrub it away), its proximity and our neglect, our

Walk & Talk: Ama van Dantzig

On Sunday 22 January, walk with thinker and creative entrepreneur Ama van Dantzig through the Oude Kerk and Ibrahim Mahama’s installation Garden of Scars. From her own perspective, she will reflect on Mahama’s installation. About the walk & talkGarden of Scars is an installation that invites you to walk through it. Artists, curators and critics

Gathering #1 ‘Garden of Scars’

An evening programme about the relationship between Europe, Africa and it’s diaspora relating to Ibrahim Mahama’s art installation Garden of Scars, currently on show at the Oude Kerk.  About the gatheringDuring the evening, artists, writers, scientists and musicians will share stories that touch on the centuries-old relationship between Europe, Africa and it’s diaspora and relate to

Really Real

We are pleased to start the new year with a group exhibitioncurated by Rob Bouwman and Gijs van Lith. Really Real14 January – 18 February 2023 Rob BouwmanGijs van LithChristian HenkelArthur Stokvis We cordially invite you to our opening on Saturday 14 January from 16.00 to 19.00. This exhibition is based on 5 simple questions

Strange Surfaces – Isabelle Andriessen, Peter Brock, Arto Rta and Elza Sīle

Over the past few days, I have been looking on various subreddits where people share their “hauls” or upcoming “hauls” of reproductions they are about to purchase. The process is quite complex to copy some of these replicas of Prada, LV or Gucci, but after reading several FAQ, I can sum it up in a

Solo exhibition The Collective Shadow by  Kévin Bray

Upstream Gallery proudly presents Kévin Bray’s first solo exhibition with the gallery The Collective Shadow, opening the 14th of January 2023. Kévin Bray (Corbie, FR 1989) is a French artist currently living and working in Amsterdam. His practice focuses on breaking and combining narratives and techniques of our past and present, in the aim of debunking realities

Unfolding

After a successful duo exhibition at the gallery and a solo presentation at Art Rotterdam 2021, Saar Scheerlings (Eindhoven, 1990) returns to Galerie Fleur & Wouter. In the solo exhibition Unfolding, she takes us into her world. Her signature sculptures and talismans as well as new series in glass and paper are featured in a

Walk & Talk (Garden of Scars): Marianna van der Zwaag

Join curator Marianna van der Zwaag for a walk through the Oude Kerk and Ibrahim Mahama’s installation Garden of Scars. Van der Zwaag elaborates on the background and creation of the work. About Marianna van der ZwaagMarianna van der Zwaag is a curator at the Oude Kerk. Under her direction, installations by artists Susan Philipsz,

Walk and Talk(Garden of Scars): Eveline Sint Nicolaas

Walk with Eveline Sint Nicolaas, Curator of History at the Rijksmuseum through Ibrahim Mahama’s installation Garden of Scars at the Old Church. Sint Nicolaas worked, among other things, on the much-discussed exhibition Slavery in 2021. During the walk, she will delve deeper into the historical background of Mahama’s work in which colonial history and the

Rijksakademie Open Studios 2023

The Rijksakademie opens its doors again this spring for its annual Open Studios from 2 to 4 and 8 to 11 June. Up to fifty artists in residence will share their artistic practice and present what has emerged from a period of experimenting, researching and producing new work. For a fortnight, all corridors and spaces

Totaliter Aliter

Totaliter Aliter has its origins in a medieval story about two monks who imagine paradise in the most beautiful colors. They promise each other that the one who dies first is going to appear to the other in a dream and speak only one word. Either “taliter” – it is as we imagined, or “aliter”

010 + 010 = 020, Street Special

‘Als je goed om je heen kijkt, zie je dat alles gekleurd is.’ [Roughly translated: If you look well at your surroundings, you’ll see that everything has color.] This wonderful poem by K. Schippers relates to the way in which reality can surprise us. That pivoting of perspectives constitutes the core of the exhibition ‘010

An Alphabet of a Practice, Yvonne Dröge Wendel

Solo exhibition Dröge Wendel’s work is a passionate search for the conditions under which objects and people relate to one another. Her approach pushes for a kind of horizontal spirituality where humans and their environments are regarded as permanently forming, re-forming, corrupting and constituting one another. From showing things as they are, Droge Wendel moves

AIR in Zuidoost #2022

An overview of this year’s artists in residence in the BijlmAIR-programme of CBK Zuidoost. Seven artists or groups of artists resided in 2022 in Heesterveld, making work inspired by the people, surroundings and vibe of Amsterdam Southeast. The result can be seen from December 8th up and until February 25 at Anton de Komplein. The

Elias Sime

TIGHTROPE: BEHIND THE PROCESSOR Elias Sime incorporates the refuse from consumer electronics, repurposing salvaged components such as circuits and keyboards to create abstract compositions. The materials he uses are sourced from the largest open-air market in Africa located in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, where Sime’s practice is based. Sime is uncompromising in his method

ISO & FRIENDS WINTER MARKET

ISO WINTER MARKET iso amsterdam invites you to a winterly catch up before the holiday commotion sets in. We are hosting a community gathering with all our residents. The day presents itself as a holiday market: a chance to shop for some of our resident’s affordable art pieces, innovative design and craft items. Come find a unique

Turning Towards Fluidity: Tournament of The Unknown

From 19 November to 18 December, 2022, Gabriel Fontana’s Turning Towards Fluidity: Tournament of the Unknown will take place at W139. During this period, coinciding with the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Tournament of the Unknown will challenge binary thinking and established social norms through queer sporting events, workshops and performances. Tournament of the Unknown will

Hans Op de Beeck | Works on Paper

About the exhibition In 2009, Op de Beeck exhibited at Rome’s historic Galleria Borghese. In dialogue with the old masters from the collection, he developed six expansive monochrome watercolours. Today, these paintings exist as part of the MAXXI (Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome) permanent collection. Since then, Op de Beeck has worked prolifically on continuing this

GB Jones

Opening 20 January 20, 17:00 – 20:00. Kunstverein will begin the new year with the festive opening of the first European solo exhibition of punk polymath G.B Jones (1965, Bowmanville, Canada). Please join us on January 20 between 17:00 – 20:00. Brace yourself… Here’s where we begin.  In 1994, Feature Inc., a gallery in New

Drowsy & Torpid

Kasper Bosmans in conversation with Lazy Susan.  Lazy Susan: Could you tell something about the intriguing title of the exhibition, Drowsy & Torpid? Kasper Bosmans: Torpor is a state in which the heart rate and body temperature are brought down in certain animals before they go into hibernation. Especially the idea of bringing your heart

Walk & Talk: Raquel van Haver

Walk with artist Raquel van Haver through the Oude Kerk and Mahama’s new installation Garden of Scars on Saturday, 26 November. From her own perspective, she will reflect on Mahama’s installation. About the Walk & TalkGarden of Scars is an installation that invites you to walk through it. Speakers from different fields of knowledge walk

Ibrahim Mahama – Garden of Scars

Oude Kerk presents: Ibrahim Mahama – Garden of Scars. In recent years, Ibrahim Mahama has become an internationally respected artist. Specially for the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam’s oldest building, Mahama developed a space-filling installation. This is Mahama’s first solo exhibition in the Netherlands. His work explores a global history of trade routes, migration flows and (post)colonialism.

Youth – Anne Imhof

Exhibition — 1 Oct 2022 until 29 Jan 2023 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and Hartwig Art Foundation present: Anne Imhof – YOUTH. Anne Imhof is the artistic voice of a new generation. This autumn, Imhof is invited to take over the Stedelijk’s 1,100-square-metre lower-level gallery. Combining art, architecture, light, and a sound composed especially for the occasion, she

Silent Land

Lumen Travo Gallery is proud to present the new group show “Silent Land”, featuring the work of Razia Barsatie (SR), Monali Meher (IND), Otobong Nkanga (NG) and Mariëlle Videler (NL). In a context where human actions seem to speak more loudly and violently than thousands of years of natural evolution, this exhibition aims to set the stage

Aslan Goisum | Our memories are quite similar but pickled alive in a poison which accompanies objects too as a part of this emptiness.

Aslan Goisum (b. 1991 in Grozny, Chechnya) employs various artistic media, mainly the moving image, sculptural installation and paper-based techniques. Recent exhibitions include: A War in the Distance, steirischer herbst (Graz, AT, 2022); The Invented History, KINDL (Berlin, DE, 2020); Blood and Soul: Dark Arts for Dark Times, Contemporary Art Centre (Vilnius, LT, 2019); Beautiful

Bathers: Solo Show Christine Moldrickx

In the last gallery show of this year, we proudly present an installation of works by Christine Moldrickx (b.1984, Münster, DE). The focal point of the exhibition are her recent sculptures – stacked pieces of clay structured into oval shapes and assembled around an empty centre. This methodology of assemblage creates a tension between the

From East to West, Through the Globe, Towards the Moon

Barbara Kozłowska; From East to West, Through the Globe, Towards the Moon While in Prague Jiří Kovanda took to the streets and the Slovenian OHO Group resettled to the Vipava Valley, Barbara Kozłowska left her Wrocław studio and hit the beach. Like many other artists working within the geopolitical region now commonly referred to as

Archive Event VI – The Chase

We are delighted to invite you to The Chase, a presenation by visual artist and artistic researcher Miriam Sentler and the sixth edition of Looiersgracht 60’s Archive Series. Accompanying the installation will be a public programme on October 29 including a performance and panel discussion with Sentler’s frequent collaborators, environmental humanities researcher Sadie Hale, composer Drake

While Awaiting an Unknown Future

While Awaiting an Unknown Future presents the work of two artists — Karen G. and Ribal  El Khatib — made during their stay in an asielzoekerscentrum (AZC – asylum seekers’ centre). Framer Framed collaborated with the artists, Milena Mulders and Hanneke Verbeek on this self-contained exhibition, which is in dialogue with Gluklya’s current exhibition To those who have no

New Photography and the Ephemeral

The opening of season 2022/23 at The Merchant House (TMH) is dedicated to new photography and Leo Vroegindeweijs Ephemeral Projects. The opening weekend takes place during Unseen Amsterdam from 15 September to 18 September, and the exhibition runs through 13 November. In THM’s 18th-century period room, Vroegindeweij’s installation offers a breathtaking experience. Visitors see themselves

Sisterhoop – Alicia Framis

Upstream Gallery proudly presents Sisterhoop, Alicia Framis’ second solo exhibition with the gallery. Sisterhoop builds on Framis’ fascination for human existence within contemporary urban society, wherein overstimulation and inequality are unfortunately omnipresent. Framis especially aims to direct attention to the mental and physical states of women in this society. Through various media like video, sculpture, and installation, different

Artist talk + performance | Carmen Schabracq & Dodi Espinosa

This summer, Galerie Fleur & Wouter will present the duo exhibition The Day of the Donkey, with work by Carmen Schabracq and Dodi Espinosa. During the opening of the gallery season on Saturday 3 September we will organise an artist talk with Dodi Espinosa and Carmen Schabracq will give a performance. Artist talkDodi Espinosa (1985) talks

Research exhibition SUMMERTIME – Malou van der Veld

VZL / Contemporary Art is proud to present the research exhibition SUMMERTIME by Malou van der Veld in the gallery. Malou van der Veld (1997, Amsterdam) is a multidisciplinary designer, currently doing her MA Material Futures at Central Saint Martins in London. This summer she was a resident in the gallery where she worked and

Structures that Reveal in Time – Josua Wechsler

Galerie Bart is proud to present the ‘Structures that Reveal in Time’, a solo and garden exhibition with works by sculptor Josua Wechsler (1986, CH). Whenever Josua embarks on a journey of discovery in nature, he seeks out the pure experience and strength that the natural environment has to offer. The fascination he has with

Public Research Residency I

Public Research Residency I : ‘Spiritus – Archiving the (Un)imaginable’ Looiersgracht 60, in collaboration with Radical Reversibility, is pleased to announce the first iteration of the Public Research Residency for the Summer 2022 season. Looiersgracht 60 and Radical Reversibility are looking forward to welcoming Amsterdam-based artists Doina Kraal and Roger Cremers as the first participants of the Public Research Residency.   Over the course of

Autofiction

The Fons Welters gallery presents a group show with Gina Fischli, Clémence Lollia Hilaire, Kinke Kooi, Perri MacKenzie, Win McCarthy, Phung-Tien Phan, Josiane M.H. Pozi, Evelyn Taocheng Wang, Trevor Shimizu, Lily van der Stokker, Bruno Zhu. Curated by Melanie Bühler. It is Impossible not to Be Dealing with Clichés When Drawing Flowers – Ree Morton

PASTLIVES – SasaHara

Opening/Performance: September 13th, 21:00 (free entrance)Mordorkore’s fantasy rave: September 17th, 22:00 (presale tickets) PASTLIVES is the second solo-show of the Amsterdam-based artist SasaHara, who collaborates with a team of queer artists to give physicality to their mythological storytelling works. The exhibition will take place in ISO Amsterdam, as part of the off-program of UNSEEN Amsterdam.

Hands and Feet – Klaas Kloosterboer

Let us build a game metaphor. First, an understanding of game: in a determined space and time, a social system in which to explore a distinctive perspective on the relationship between rules and constraints.

Day of the Donkey – Dodi Espinosa & Carmen Schabracq

This summer, Galerie Fleur & Wouter will present the duo exhibition The Day of the Donkey, with work by Carmen Schabracq and Dodi Espinosa. Both artists have a strong connection with Mexico and a fascination for tradition, craft, and which materials are considered noble and which poor. As a starting point for the exhibition, they took