‘I’m surrounded on all sides. How can I defend myself?’

TICKETS ONLINE ONLY Fri 28 Oct, at 19:00 + Q&A (premiere)Sat 29 Oct, at 19:00 + Q&ASun 30 Oct, at 18:00 + Q&A ‘I’m surrounded on all sides. How can I defend myself?’ A man, haunted by the war, brings the war to his home. Paranoia is the very first stage adaptation of Willem Frederik Hermans’s 1948

Theatre of Reality – Ed van der Elsken

Ed van der Elsken, Theatre of Reality 02.09 – 22.10.2022 Annet Gelink Gallery is proud to present Theatre of Reality, yet another exhibition by Ed van der Elsken (1925 – 1990) in which we highlight an important thread within Ed van der Elsken’s oeuvre, one that has not previously been the subject of an exhibition.

TMH Music: Seven Songs for a Summer Night

Singer Elise Lorraine and pianist-composer Dante Boon bring their mastery to art and music to create an exceptional, experimental experience in the space of the gallery: from Cage/Joyce’s The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs (1942) to Andriessen/Lorca’s Y Después (1983) and DanteBoon/Dylan Thomas’s the heart’s size (2011), with visual art of Pino Pinelli, Beppie Gielkens, Elsa Tomkowiak, Mary Sue and Zhu Hong. Programme19:00 – Highlights from TMH’s

Let it Blossom III with Summer Fruits

Group show with work of Leendert Blok, Fleur van Dodewaard, Ilona Plaum, Maze de Boer, Eva Räder


The Open Atelier is a collaborative project with i-psy Arts Amsterdam, which has been ongoing since the beginning of 2020. The community consists of migrant artists, most of whom are from the margins of society and are adjusting to major changes in their lives. Every Monday, the group meets at Framer Framed to experiment with various forms of


During Amsterdam Artweek 2022, Upstream Gallery proudly presents the opening of two exhibitions on the 12th of May. One of these exhibitions is Jen Liu’s solo exhibition ELECTROPORE. The exhibition begins with the idea of electroporation – a method of genetic engineering that Liu has used to add secret messages to living beef cells in

Transferring Cultures into Bodies

Curated by Adriana González Hulshof Participating artists: Faig Ahmed (1982, AZ), Karim Adduchi (1988, MA/ES/NL),  Lisa Konno (1992, JP/ NL), Paul Kooiker (1964, NL), Ana Navas (1984, VE/EC), Aimée Zito Lema (1982, NL/AR) & Elisa van Joolen (1983, NL/IT)12 May – 18 June, 2022 Adriana González Hulshof was born in Mexico and grew up in

The Names play- DH (Doug Hammond)

As part of Sadik Kwaish Alfraji’s exhibition A Language Under My Skin, W139 will host a concert by The Names. Shaped by the ideas of critical music, listening and sounding practices, and the position of the post-musical, The Names combines playing musical material with reflections on public space, society, and the world of ideas at large.

WOW Amsterdam

WOW Amsterdam will give a platform to 9 selected Artists in Residence to communicate their current art practise and to highlight their recent works. The participating artists will be : Jeanne Vrastor, Aurelien Lepetit, Tibor Dieters, Hugo Béhérégaray, Zhang Jun, Negiste Johnson, Igor Schiller, Kurina Sohn and Ceel Mogami de Haas .  During the exhibition, all the above mentioned artists, will present their recent works or current works in progress and

Root Canal – I’ll Never be a Star I’ve Always Been the Moon – performance by Echo + Seashell and a bingo game

Fourteen artists, musicians and writers were invited to contribute to the mix tape I’ll Never be a Star I’ve Always Been the Moon, initiated by the artist collective Root Canal. As a constructive answer to the difficulties of organizing physical exhibitions in the past year, the mix tape is recorded on classic tape cassettes, which

Workshop Phantasy Portrait Drawing

Are you between 10 and 16 years old, and do you like to think and create? Join this workshop about decolonial thinking and power, led by artist Maga Berr. Together you will look at and talk about her work, which comprises a video installation and ceramic masks, as part of the exhibition A World of Many

Kunst Café

Enter into a dialogue with the artists of the current exhibition at CBK Zuidoost – A World of Many Worlds. With the use of a ceremonial practice guided by Teresa Borasino the audience is welcomed into a world of non-Western perspectives. Borasino creates embodied compositions as a practice of organising sound and voice in relation