March 16, 2018  |  Current, Exhibitions, General
In North, the State of the Street, the artist duo J&B shows their love for the streets of Amsterdam North: it’s inhabitants, sounds, opinions, its development and creativity. The street is alive! The visitor will enter an immersive installation and be surrounded and questioned by all the (trans)local expressions, ideas, feelings, sounds and issues that characterize the North district. Together with schoolchildren the artists explored the streets and collected all the opinions and expressions, such as stickers, posters, graffiti and banners. This collection is shown on an interactive and alternative map of Amsterdam North which will be in a constant state of flux– like the public space itself. Many new artworks were created as well. The found material has been transformed into sharp concepts and compositions, based on video, paintings and sculptures, all... more

An Odyssey: July 1 – July 29

May 23, 2018  |  Exhibitions, General, Upcoming
I believe that every material (be it an object, a place or a concept) has a consciousness; not necessarily a soul or a spirit, like ours, but an awareness of itself, with a particular size, shape and density, with its own history. Together we build a relationship, we adapt to one another, take on each other’s attributes and characteristics, permitting things to gather and form rather than imposing an order. This way, the work becomes a meeting place; a place where object and subject are treated with the same respect, unfolding a network of meanings and associations, celebrating the visitors themselves, giving them the most important role so that they can participate and complete the work. The place of our destination, becomes the place of our departure Giorgos Gripeos Performance-installation artist Giorgos Gripeos will transform the white cube of Nieuw Dakota into an... more