Programme Social Capital #2 Amsterdam-West May 23 and 24 2019
Amsterdam is expanding rapidly because of economic and social forces. As a result, the public domain is under increasing pressure. Despite regulations, monoculture and commodification, how can we continue to see public space as a place for imagination and adventure? To address this question, TAAK launched the multi-year art project Social Capital in september 2018. Social Capital consists of interventions, presentations, workshops, performances, videos and installations at unexpected locations in various Amsterdam neighbourhoods. Read here more...
Programme Social Capital #2 Amsterdam-West in collaboration with LIMA
Thursday May 23, 2019
17.00 - Opening Changeroom by Julika Rudelius
Location: Hannie Dankbaarpassage, De Hallen
In the video installation Changeroom, Julika Rudelius presents ‘the originals’, the people who were living in Oud-West before the neighbourhood underwent drastic renewal. Have they become birds of paradise in the new systematically planned city?
On show until 30 June. Reed more here…
19.30 - Performances and film screening I am a tool of gentrification. West by Lyubov Matyunina
Location: Broedplaats HW10, Hendrik van Wijnstraat 10
Lyubov Matyunina investigates in the experimental documentary I am a tool of gentrification. West the role played by artists in area development and how processes of gentrification can nurture not only the market but also the creative sector. Read more..
Friday May 24, 2019
16.30 - Social Capital #2 Round Table
Location: LIMA, Arie Biemondstraat 111
At a Round-Table discussion at LIMA we will examine developments and perspectives on gentrification in relation to art. With guests and speakers: senior urban planner Julian Jansen; artists: Julika Rudelius, Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec and Lyubov Matyunina. Artists Bart and Klaar will present their collective blog. Although individualism is emphasized nowadays, Bart and Klaar are, in fact, curious about ‘we’. When does a ‘we’ develop and what forms of ‘we’ exist? The ‘We>me.me app’ offers a screen full of ‘we’ in the form of daily columns, photographs and artworks. Moderated by writer and journalist Chris Keulemans.
19.00 uur - Sound intervention Tuning In – the neighbourhood
Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec in collaboration with DNK Ensemble and the inhabitants of Woon- en Werkvereniging WG-Terrein
Locatie: Pesthuislaan, WG-Terrein
For Tuning In – the neighbourhood, musicians, members of the public and residents of the WG-area tune in the musical note A from their homes and on the street, thereby blurring the boundary between private and public, and between listener and performer. Read more..