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White Horse/Twin Horse (rehearsing an exhibition) - Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen

Museums/Institutes Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond

Nes 45
1012 KD Amsterdam
info@brakkegrond.nl
+31 (0)20 6229014

Open Mon - Fri / 11-18 hrs
Sat - Sun / 13-18 hrs

Exhibition 10 Dec — 28 Jan

Opening 9 Dec, 16 hrs

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Heart Lines Production Still 2016, Revital Cohen en Tuur Van Balen

Revital Cohen (GB) and Tuur Van Balen (BE) live and work in London. They describe their work as ‘situated practice’: a practice in which the work is created within various networks and whereby the process is every bit as important as the final result. One example is the new trade route they came up with in order to import fireworks from Liuyang in China to Congo, where the fireworks were set off in an open-cast mine (Trapped in the Dream of the Other, 2017); another is their design for an object, the sole purpose of which is to stimulate particular movements in the workers on the production line in a Chinese factory (75 Watt, 2013). These ambitious projects – which often take years to complete in cooperation with specialists from a range of specialist fields – require a great deal of research in advance, and this too makes up an integral part of the work.

Cohen & Van Balen have recently exhibited in Para Site in Hong Kong, at the 7th Moscow Biennale, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Vienna, Fotomuseum Winterthur, HKW Berlin and Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. Their work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York and M+ Museum, Hong Kong. The first retrospective exhibition of their work will take place in Z33 in Hasselt in 2019.

Program

Sat 9 Dec - 20 Dec - Repetitionl # 1 by Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen
Opening 9 Dec 16 hrs

Thu 21 Dec - Sat 6 Jan - Repetition # 2 by curator Samuel Saelemakers
Opening 21 Dec 17 hrs with an introduction by Saelemakers.

Sun 7 Jan - Fri 12 Jan - Repetitionl # 3 by artist and writer Tyler Coburn
Opening 7 Jan at 16 hrs with an introduction by Coburn and a performative walk through the exhibition.

Sat 13 Jan - Sun 28 Jan - Repetition # 4 by curator Christina Li
Opening January 13 at 5 pm with an introduction by Li.

Repetition # 5 by Anne Breure, artistic director Veem House
With a conversation by Breure during the General Repetition on 23 January.

General Repetition - Fri Jan 26
To round off the exhibition, Z33 and de Brakke Grond organize a study day that reflects on the rehearsals that went through this exhibition as well as the role of the audience in a constantly changing constellation.

Please note that each 'Repetition' has a different time slot, please check their website for more information

Admission
Free

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