Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond
1012 KD Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 6229014
Mon - Fri / 11-18 hrs
Sat - Sun / 13-18 hrs
Exhibition 10 Dec — 28 Jan
Opening 9 Dec, 16 hrs
Revital Cohen (GB) and Tuur Van Balen (BE) live and work in London. They describe their work as ‘situated practice’: a practice in which the work is created within various networks and whereby the process is every bit as important as the final result. One example is the new trade route they came up with in order to import fireworks from Liuyang in China to Congo, where the fireworks were set off in an open-cast mine (Trapped in the Dream of the Other, 2017); another is their design for an object, the sole purpose of which is to stimulate particular movements in the workers on the production line in a Chinese factory (75 Watt, 2013). These ambitious projects – which often take years to complete in cooperation with specialists from a range of specialist fields – require a great deal of research in advance, and this too makes up an integral part of the work.
Cohen & Van Balen have recently exhibited in Para Site in Hong Kong, at the 7th Moscow Biennale, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Vienna, Fotomuseum Winterthur, HKW Berlin and Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. Their work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York and M+ Museum, Hong Kong. The first retrospective exhibition of their work will take place in Z33 in Hasselt in 2019.
Sat 9 Dec - 20 Dec - Repetitionl # 1 by Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen
Opening 9 Dec 16 hrs
Thu 21 Dec - Sat 6 Jan - Repetition # 2 by curator Samuel Saelemakers
Opening 21 Dec 17 hrs with an introduction by Saelemakers.
Sun 7 Jan - Fri 12 Jan - Repetitionl # 3 by artist and writer Tyler Coburn
Opening 7 Jan at 16 hrs with an introduction by Coburn and a performative walk through the exhibition.
Sat 13 Jan - Sun 28 Jan - Repetition # 4 by curator Christina Li
Opening January 13 at 5 pm with an introduction by Li.
Repetition # 5 by Anne Breure, artistic director Veem House
With a conversation by Breure during the General Repetition on 23 January.
General Repetition - Fri Jan 26
To round off the exhibition, Z33 and de Brakke Grond organize a study day that reflects on the rehearsals that went through this exhibition as well as the role of the audience in a constantly changing constellation.
Please note that each 'Repetition' has a different time slot, please check their website for more information
Galerie Ron Mandos
Wed - Sat / 12-18 hrs
Date 20 Jan - 17 Feb
Saturday 20 Jan
17 - 19 hrs
Mon - Wed / 10-18 hrs
Thu - Fri / 10-21 hrs
Sat - Sun / 10-18 hrs
Date 2 Feb - 15 Apr
Wed - Sat / 13-18 hrs
Date 20 Jan - 3 Mar
Saturday 20 Jan
17 - 19 hrs
Thu - Sat / 13-17 hrs
Date 26 Jan
Time 17 hrs