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Women + Craft + Poetry – an artist weekend by Renée Turner, Aimée Zito Lema and Nina Folkersma

Project Spaces Castrum Peregrini

Herengracht 401
1017 BP Amsterdam
mail@castrumperegrini.nl
+31 (0)20 6235287
 

Open Tue - Fri / 12-18 hrs 

Conversation 15 Dec

Time 20-22 hrs

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You are cordially invited to our second Artists Weekend: a weekend full of artist talks, presentations, conversations and poetry readings, from Friday December 15 till Sunday December 17 in Castrum Peregrini.

The Artists Weekend is part of our 2017 year programme The Female Perspective, curated by Nina Folkersma. This programme focuses on issues around female identity, feminism and gender, both in relation to the historical context of Castrum Peregrini and its founder Gisèle, and to current events.

This 2nd Artist Weekend is devoted to Women + Craft + Poetry. Guests of honor are two of our artists-in-residence, Aimée Zito Lema and Renée Turner. At their invitation, and in dialogue with curator Nina Folkersma, various artists, curators, writers, weavers and poets are invited to present their work and ideas.

Triggered by two unrelated news items about textiles, writer and curator Christel Vesters embarks on an expedition, looking for a common thread that may connect the two. Her explorations touch upon particu-lar events and ideas in the history of textile production, utopian socialism, the Arts & Crafts Movement and the women’s movement, juxtaposing some key moments in those histories with examples from con-temporary artist practices.

Admission
5€ per day, please RSVP via productie@castrumperegrini.nl

For the whole program see the website

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