Agenda

Alternative Guide to Rotterdam

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Thu 30 October

5 ½ Proposals to Work and Live in the Current Millennium

Proposal #5 ½ - Rgb & The Coach/Finissage Ceremony (Day 2)

Fri 31 October

BOOMBOOMBANGBANGPOPPOP

The hippest kids on the block are going international, so Tokyo and New York here we come! As we say goodbye to our Rotterdam based gallery we go out with a BOOMBOOMBANGBANGPOPPOP! A group-expo with 20 artists and we want you to join the party. So bring your artwork at the opening and we put it on the wall. So be hip, there and square!

Thu 04 December

Let’s Talk Design - Rotterdam

Let’s Talk Design is a series of evenings with speakers from the creative sector talking about their work. With these evenings we would like to inspire, motivate & connect in an informal setting.

Tue 21 October

BNO Romeo Delta & IMG LAB presents: Let’s Play!

Game night, but not with Twister, Monopoly, or The Settlers of Catan. Add game elements to serieus business and the user becomes fascinated, motivated and stimulated. Is gamification the key to involvement? Or is it just a game? Try for yourself tonight in a power session gamification. Let the games begin!

Tue 21 October

Opening Kunstfenster #05

Opening of Kunstfenster #05 at the Goethe-Institut Rotterdam with a work by the German artist-in-residence Juliane Schmidt.

Thu 16 October

Breaking the Bank I: Art, Value and the Global Economy

During a series of two evenings we will discuss the role of the arts, artists, institutions and the market. We will follow the money, track the markets, sniff out actors and agents, map out pockets of compliance and resistance, and debate how value in the arts is to be critically (re)viewed and articulated in a more expanded form.

Fri 24 October

Fieldwork Friday

Can artists use their practice to play a role in changing ideas about value in the commercial economy? Artists and managers from Rotterdam based companies discuss whether the arts can contribute to an alternative view of the business economy.

Art

Undertow

MAMA presents the work of five unique artists, whose practices puts human behaviour under the magnifying glass. They share a common fascination with the undercurrents of human existence, for the conscious and unconscious rituals, ideologies, and conformist codes that inform behaviour.

Fri 10 October

Opening: Undertow

MAMA presents the work of five unique artists, whose practices puts human behaviour under the magnifying glass. They share a common fascination with the undercurrents of human existence, for the conscious and unconscious rituals, ideologies, and conformist codes that inform behaviour.

Sun 26 October

ArtBrunch: If Paradise is Half as Nice #3

At the 2nd SingerSweatShop ArtBrunch, Pim Palsgraaf, Daan Botlek and Willem Besselink will talk about their art adventure in Leipzig, Germany, including: breaking into factories, large scale art installations and illegal exhibitions.

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Sat 06 December

Symposium: Slash: hybrid ecologies and audiences today

Taking curator/dealer Hans van Dijk as a point of departure, this symposium will investigate what happens when cultural sector divisions—such as public/private and the commercial/non-for-profit—bleed.

Thu 27 November

Master Class: The Social Botany Project

Noted Chinese artist Xu Tan (Wuhan, 1957) will lead a workshop which continues his explorations into sociobotany. The Social Botany Project was initiated in 2012, as a specific part of Xu Tan’s Key-words project which he began in 2005. Throughout multiple exhibitions and research projects the artist aims to uncover and expose the multilayered relationships that govern our relationships between the natural and built environments in which we live.

Thu 23 October

Lecture: Digitizing for the Future. Hans van Dijk’s Archive

Although also active as a curator and gallerist, Hans van Dijk was above all a gifted archivist, whose staggering life’s work, the Lexicon and Library of 5000 artists active in China, born between 1880 and 1980, provides a unique source of information about 100 years of Chinese art.

Tue 21 October

De Derde Dinsdag

Traveling live show on Rotterdam Art & Culture!

Thu 09 October

CBK Z-Files: Lucebert & Breytenbach

A talkshow with Ernest van der Kwast with guests Breytenbach and Kamagurka

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Sat 04 October

Don’t you eat that yellow snow

Exhibition opening of Andreas von Ow at Kaus Australis. After his 6 month Artist in Residence as part of our collaboration with IAAB in Basel he will show work in a very interesting exhibition at Kaus Australis.

Sat 04 October

Exhibition: mevrouwjansen at Koffie5Euro

Mevrouwjansen creates her work by meticulously editing (found) black and white pictures from the traditional private photo albums on the computer. She strips and transmutes these photo’s into collective emotional fields based on her own personal experiences.

Fri 07 November

Arty Bingo Party

The crazy Arty Bingo Party is back! You can win arty prizes donated by artist, designers and other creative friends from Rotterdam. RAAF is superhappy to tell you that our BINGO hostess Iris S. is back! And together with saxophonist Lars Nebel she will make your Arty BINGO party an experience you never had before!

Fri 03 October

Fieldwork Friday

Can artists use their practice to play a role in changing ideas about value in the commercial economy? Artists and managers from Rotterdam based companies discuss whether the arts can contribute to an alternative view of the business economy. Philosopher Karim Benammar reflects on the discussion and talks about his idea of value creation and wealth production.

Sun 05 October

Exhibition City Art Rotterdam

City Art Rotterdam exhibits PLAY2: a puzzling art installation by media artist Anuska Oosterhuis. PLAY2 shows life as a surreal and entertaining game. The installation is based on 100 Internet home videos collected by the artist.