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Re: Creating Europe - Forum on European Culture

Residencies Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten

Sarphatistraat 470
1018 GW Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 5270300



1 Jun — 3 Jun

Time 1 Jun



Rijksakademie participates in "Re:Creating Europe" Forum on European Culture
On 1, 2, and 3 June 2016 artists and thinkers from all over Europe will come together at "Re:Creating Europe" Forum on European Culture to discuss the strength, impact and value of art and culture for Europe. Performances, talks and debates, exhibitions and film screenings will be taking place all over Amsterdam. The forum is an initiative of political and cultural debate centre De Balie and centre for international cooperation DutchCulture. The Rijksakademie is partner in the organization of two events on Thursday, June 2nd.
Re:Creating Europe. But how? – expert meeting
2 June, 10.00-13.00, at the Rijksakademie
'Europe needs creators,' claims theater maker Lucas De Man. Who and what is the creator exactly? What is his role in the (re)structuring of European society? How do creators inspire each other? What are they struggling with? Rijksakademie artists will try to answer these questions in discussion with other creators form all over Europe.
Please note that this session is closed to the general public. Interested in participating? Send a short motivation to
Europe through the eyes of its neighbors
2 June, 15.00-17.00, at the Rijksakademie
When are you Europe’s 'neighbour', and when are you European? What does Europe look like through the eyes of artists who have crossed its borders? Old and new neighbours will discuss the borders of European identity.
Contributors are Vasyl Cherepanyn (curator Kyiv Biennale, Ukraine), Kareem Lotfy (Rijksakademie resident 2015-2016, Egypt/The Netherlands), Sam Samiee (Rijksakademie alumnus 2014-2015, Iran/The Netherlands) and Dušan Rodić (Rijksakademie alumnus 2012-2013, Serbia).
The complete program and tickets are available online at


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Galleries Annet Gelink Gallery

Tue - Fri / 10-18 hrs
Sat / 13-18 hrs

Date 13 Jan - 3 Mar

Opening Saturday 13 Jan
17 - 19 hrs

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Galleries Upstream Gallery

Wed - Sat / 13-18 hrs
+ by appointment

Date 13 Jan - 10 Feb

Opening Saturday 13 Jan
17 - 19:30 hrs

Marinus Boezem, Space Sculpture, 1977-'91. Mirrors, manilla rope, metal hooks. 225 x 350 x 400 cm.

Galleries The Merchant House

Fri / 12-19.30 hrs + by appointment 

Date 24 Nov - 26 Jan

Opening Friday 24 Nov
17 - 21 hrs

Elsa Tomkowiak and Mary Sue at Work

Project Spaces Arti et Amicitiae

Tue - Sun / 12-18 hrs

Date 17 Feb - 4 Mar

Opening Friday 16 Feb
19:30 hrs