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Composing for performance and video in Yogyakarta
Early 2020 I researched the possibilities for a new performance / intervention in public space during a residency at Kedai Kebun Forum in Yogyakarta. Back in Amsterdam I applied for Development Budget at the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts for writing sound compositions. The grant has been awarded in October 2020. Present day I work with composer Sinta Wullur and music teacher Michiel Niemantsverdriet. Updates about this project will follow soon.
Group show Inverted Cities at Galerie Waterbolk, Utrecht
For the Artist & Friends Series at Galerie Waterbolk in Utrecht I curate the exhibition Inverted Cities, with works of architect Lada Hršak, visual artists Neil Fortune, Ronald Nijhof and myself. In the group show we present our shared views on ingenuity in urban public space and celebrate the inexhaustible potential of everyday materials. June 2 till 6, 2021.
Street Vendors at Plein Theater, Amsterdam
The four channel video installation Street Vendors: Medellín, Tirana, Johannesburg, Yogyakarta is exhibited at Plein Theater in Amsterdam East. Scheduled from approx. July 12 till 30. More information about time slots etcetera t.b.a.
Street Vendors at Bag Factory, Johannesburg
Street Vendors has its South African premiere at the 30th anniversary of Bag Factory Artists' Studio in Johannesburg, which is commemorated with a series of exhibitions. Group show The Street opens on 24 July and presents works from a.o. David Koloane, Pat Mautloa, Andrew Tshabangu, Candice Kramer, Olivia Botha and myself. The launch of Street Vendors is a separate event halfway the show on August 7. Until August 19. If it's wise to go there the Mondriaan Fund International Presentations grant supports my travel and stay.
New video at group show in Zaandam
A new video with the working title Marleny is part of 50-50 Vrouwe Justitia. The group exhibition is curated by Marja van Putten and Astrid Moors and held at gallery PLAYroom in Zaandam. All female artists were asked to come up with a male counterpart. I invited Jan Rothuizen to relate to my work with a drawing. October 1 till 24. More information closer to the date.
Ararat at Dutch Mountain Film Festival, Heerlen & Aachen
Lockdown solo show at Galerie Waterbolk, Utrecht
The very first exhibition of the Curated Weeks at Galerie Waterbolk in Utrecht is a non-stop screening of Jalan (2015-2020) in the front room of the gallery, and can be seen from the street. Next to the film I show three lightboxes with stills. March 1 till 15, 2021.