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Soccer & Sex – Jos Houweling and Joop Stoop: December 16h – January 13th

November 26, 2018  |  Current, Exhibitions, General
Opening: Sunday December 16th, 4 - 7 pm, with a speech by journalist and city councillor John Oomkes. New Year’s event: Friday January 11th, 5 pm. Depending on each other to embrace coincidence. Collaborating implies changing yourself and change is the force that drives art. What started as commentary by Joop Stoop on Jos Houwelings’ book Ball & Foot has turned into an artistic collaboration. Joop tore out a page from the book and illustrated it. Then one thing led to another: According to Joop soccer is reminiscent of fishnet stockings, according to Jos fishnet stockings are reminiscent of fishnet stockings. Soccer and sex are the pillars of our society. Besides their collaborative works, both artists will also showcase individual pieces: Joop... more
December 27, 2018  |  Exhibitions, General, Upcoming

Image: Daleen Bloemers, Untitled (2018), digital techniques, dimensions variable Unsettled TensionsArtists: Corine Aalvanger, Aubane Berthommé Marinez, Daleen Bloemers, Daan Muller, Kim Nuijen, Eric Patel en Rik SchutteOpening: January 27 - 16-18hExhibition: January 27 - February 24

Guy Debord’s ​ The Society of the Spectacle was written more than 60 years  ago, but if we consider the spectacle in light of pressure to perform at work,  in relationships or on the internet, can we lay claim to transcending its logic  and domination?    

The deluge of images across social media has given rise to a condition where  we are simultaneously unable to remember or forget everything from  “relatable content to disposable people.”​1 ​Have we lost sight of the big picture  and the tools to comprehend... more