Screening Beyond Index and Q&A with Gerald van der Kaap at Kriterion

Blue Monday is a name given to a day in January (typically the third Monday of the month) claimed to be the most depressing day of the year. We’re hosting a film programme with some of the bluest (in a literal sense) films we know in order to overcome this winter depression. 2 days after … Continued

Jeffrey’s Cinema #7

IN GIRUM IMUS NOCTE ET CONSUMIMUR IGNI   1978 Directed by Guy Debord 100 minutes In French with English subtitles This is my personal favourite of all Guy Debord’s films. For this movie he didn’t shoot a frame himself, he only uses stills and clips from other films. But in doing so, with the simplest of … Continued

Artist talk Gerald van der Kaap and film critic Dana Linssen

Please note: the talk will be in Dutch   During this evening Gerald van der Kaap will discuss his multi-channel installation beyond Index, currently on show at Rozenstraat, with film critic Dana Linssen. In the form of an exhibition tour, Linssen and van der Kaap discuss the differences and similarities between the original feature film … Continued

20th Anniversary residency Chinese European Art Center

We would like to invite you to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Chinese European Art Center residency in Xiamen with us.   The residency was founded in 1999 by Ineke Gudmundsson in collaboration with the Xiamen University Art College and has since then received many Dutch and international artists. Gerald van der Kaap was … Continued

Dario Calderone – Extended Bass

DNK DAYS PRESENTS: Dario Calderone – Extended Bass Extended Bass is a project that aims to further develop certain characteristics of the double bass. Added sympathetic strings amplify the natural resonance of the instrument, making it closer to Middle Eastern traditional instruments, while a micro-amplification system resonates all those secret components of sounds belonging to … Continued

Jeffrey’s Cinema #6

SOY CUBA     1964 (I am Cuba) Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov 141 minutes In Spanish with English subtitles “Don’t avert your eyes. Look! I am Cuba. For you, I am the casino, the bar, hotels and brothels. But the hands of these children and old people are also me!“ – Yevgeni Yevtushenko This unique collaboration between Russian director Mikhail … Continued

Jeffrey’s Cinema #5

CHUNGKING EXPRESS   1994 (Chung Hing sam lam) Directed by Wong Kar-wai 98 minutes In Cantonese with English subtitles   Many years ago I screened all of the earlier films by Wong Kar-wai, but I was more hesitant to show this one because its one of his most popular films (and I tend to screen mostly … Continued

Screening feature film Beyond Index

Beyond Index is an original travelogue across economic superpower China, an essay on capital and utopia. In an age which often measures art in terms of capitalist productivity, Beyond Index investigates whether art has the power to undermine or destabilize capitalist neoliberal regimes. Can it wake up and shake up passive and complacent spectators?   … Continued

Rosebud #2: Salim Bayri and G Lucas-Going

Salim Bayri and G Lucas -Going will be collaborating for their second time in the Netherlands, bonded by miscellaneous adventures and 6 hour art work days (because 8 hours is just ridiculous.) They will be performing at Rose is a rose is a rose followed by a listening session which involves communicating/mis communicating in song … Continued

DNK Presents: Duo ‘Actualizing Communities’

Duo: ‘Actualizing Communities’   Aaron Foster Breilyn – Percussion (US) Thea Mesirow – cello (US)   and members of the DNK ensemble: Seamus Cater Koen Nutters Tao G. Vhrovec Sambolec   on instruments, objects, and devices   playing brand new pieces by: Antoine Beuger, Jeff Brown, Aaron Foster Breilyn, Eva-Maria Houben, Koen Nutters & Emmanuelle … Continued