Opening Grace Schwindt – In Silence

  We’re very happy to announce the re-opening of Rozenstraat – a rose is a rose is a rose! On Sunday May 19th we will open the doors to our fully renovated exhibition space with a solo presentation by Grace Schwindt. In the exhibition In Silence Schwindt will present a whole body of new work … Continued

Performance evening at Eagle Amsterdam

EAGLE AMSTERDAM AND ROZENSTRAAT – A ROSE IS A ROSE IS A ROSE    VERA KORMAN, DENIZ UNAL, ANNAMARIA PINAKA, ROBIN VAN DER HEIJDEN, LO LIDDELL, KATHY ACKER, ALAN SONDHEIM, COLETTE   Eagle Amsterdam is a gay dance club with a strictly men-only audience. The bar has a dark room, slings and special theme nights. … Continued

Spring Performance Festival

BLUE Collective   Date: 23rd and 24th March Location: Galerie Juliette Jongma   A sensation is a fragment of presence before consciousness alters it. Sensations takes up various shapes and scales and holds the ability to be both detrimental to the self and others, or to deliver answers and present horizons to the self. The subjugating … Continued

Performance Grace Schwindt – Opera and Steel at Frascati

Opera performance on the convergence of market and morality, with dance, acrobatics, text, video live music, light and sculpture. Artist Grace Schwindt is able like no other to capture big themes in crystal-clear, poetic performances. For Opera and Steel, she spoke to a man who has spent 37 years on a remote beach, mapping oil … Continued

Performance International Village Shop – Kathrin Böhm, Wapke Feenstra & Antje Schiffers

The ‘International Village Shop’ is the work of the artist group Myvillages, founded by Kathrin Böhm (United Kingdom, 1969), Wapke Feenstra (The Netherlands, 1959) and Antje Schiffers (Germany, 1967). It is a social sculpture and distribution channel in one. The shop sells local products, and new things developed for it by villagers all over the world: frogbutter spoons from Bavaria, caravan flowerpots from Northern Ireland, fufu bowls from … Continued

AAW | Artist talk: Grace Schwindt & Eva Wittocx | Keizersgracht 253

Please note: this talk will take place at Smoke & Mirrors, Keizersgracht 253 Amsterdam   As a prelude to her solo show at the Rozenstraat, Grace Schwindt gives a talk together with Eva Wittocx during the Amsterdam Art Weekend. They will discuss the role of film and performance within the gallery context, and the history … Continued

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

Screening Rachel Mason (Matthew Spiegelman), L.A. Raeven, Juliana Snapper

By choosing the cold as theme of his contribution Petros Panagiotis Orfanos almost reacts in a complete “Cardenasian” way to the to the exhibition “Cardena Warming Up”. The by Panagiotis Orfanos selected video’s of Rachel Mason (Matthew Spiegelman), L.A. Raeven and Juliana Snapper all have cold as starting point and they will be on view … Continued