Queer Series #3: Screening of the film Party for Freedom (2013) by Oreet Ashery

The Queer Series is back! In the first event of our new trilogy, we will join in Oreet Ashery’s Party for Freedom. In this 2013 audio-visual exploration, Ashery focuses critically and humorously on the rise of right-wing populist parties in the Netherlands; zooming in on their liberal values in regard to religion, immigration, body politics, … Continued

Performance Feiko Beckers

In this performance, alias cooking workshop, the artist argues that a disappointment need not always be an unfortunate event. It can also be a benchmark, a reference point in which one can place unconditional trust. With the help of Feiko Beckers’ imperfect instructions and impractical cooking implements, the audience is taught a number of cooking … Continued

Laika Cinema curated by Jeffrey Babcock

JACK SMITH AND THE DESTRUCTION OF ATLANTIS (2006) Directed by Mary Jordan 96 minutes In English   This is a great documentary portrait about one of the most profound artists of the last century. Jack Smith was simultaneously hailed as the founding father of performance art, was critically recognized as a master photographer, and was one … Continued

Chen Che – Public Talk ‘Private art museums in Shanghai – from the perspective of HOW Art Museum.’

Date: Thursday 20 July 2017 Talk: 19:00-20:30 Doors open: 18:45 Location: ROZENSTRAAT, Rozenstraat 59, Amsterdam Language: English Entrance: Free Reservation required – RSVP: rsvp@mondriaanfonds.nl   The Mondriaan Fund is delighted to present, in collaboration with project space ROZENSTRAAT – a rose is a rose is a rose, a talk by Chen Che, curator of the HOW … Continued

Freek Wambacq – till 15 July

29 June – 15 July 2017   The first weeks of the show “Cardena Warming up” were an insight in the entire oeuvre of the artist and included a lot of archival material. For the coming period the focus will be mainly on Cardena’s video works. Together with the Belgian but in Amsterdam living artist … Continued

Opening Freek Wambacq

The first weeks of the show “Cardena Warming up” were an insight in the entire oeuvre of the artist and included a lot of archival material. For the coming period the focus will be mainly on Cardena’s video works. Together with the Belgian but in Amsterdam living artist Freek Wambacq the show is newly installed … Continued

Screening Jeffrey Babcock

SHORT FILMS OF STAN BRAKHAGE 1958-1964   During the six years this collection has been selected from, Stan Brakhage deranged the silver screen, bursting cinema wide-open with new possibilities of expression. Standardized Hollywood narratives were not necessary to express ecstasy, intimacy, the magic of cinema, poetry, and the delicacy of human contact. All a person … Continued

SSOL/AP. Amsterdam. A project by Caterina Silva

SSOL/AP. Amsterdam 4-8 July 2017 project by Caterina Silva   What happens to the thing when someone says it? How to create an open form able to go beyond the limits of language in describing reality? Is silence a better option?   What happens to my fist when I open the hand? And promptly silence … Continued

Festival of Choices Finnisage

Lara Konrad All we do is live   How we go to sleep and wake up, how we continue going places after we’ve just came from somewhere, how some strangers become everything, and how others become nothing, how we hope for love that lasts, how we believe in forever when it hurts the most, how … Continued