Looiersgracht 60 is a non-profit exhibition centre for art, design and architecture. Located in the heart of Amsterdam’s 19th-century industrial area, this historic building has evolved into a dynamic space with a thoroughly contemporary function. Looiersgracht 60 seeks principally to connect ideas, approaches and methodologies from various disciplines into relevant and thought-provoking exhibitions. With its distinct focus on the interface and cross-pollination between disciplines, the project space aims to involve primarily research-based art projects that explore issues and ideas from the humanities and the natural and social sciences.
Being both artist-driven and curated in close collaboration with the participating artists, each exhibition held at Looiersgracht 60 offers a unique and situation-specific sensibility. The chiefly solo exhibitions are always created with a strong commitment to the artist and his or her creative process.
Looiersgracht 60 provides Dutch and international artists, designers, architects and curators – both established and emerging – with an important platform from which they can challenge the foundations of contemporary art and society. The exhibitions are usually accompanied by a well-crafted publication and supported by a series of educational events organised by Looiersgracht 60.