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Alternative Guide to Rotterdam

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Sat 27 February

Bags workshop

On the February 27 Modelessen organizes a workshop where you can make your own fake leather bag! There are many different kinds of bags to choose from, so there probably will be one that’s perfect for you! The fabric and all the material you need is included in the price, also drinks and some food.

Fri 26 February

Ensemble of Terror

Experience the electric acoustic duo of Amir Bolzman and Ariel Armoni at City Art Rotterdam where visuals and sound will be beautifully merged.

Fri 19 February

Lecture Tour - Nudity in Art & Photography

Gallery ArtAttack Rotterdam and Julia Filament organise an open discussion about “Nudity in Art & Photography”. During this evening you can come to discuss the role of nudity in art and photography, listen to professional photographers (Keith Brighouse and Look J. Boden) and a model who loves to work on inspiring and out-of-the-box shoots Yudit.

Fri 19 February

EXPO: La piel de la ciudad

The 19th of February we will open the exhibition “La Piel de la Ciudad” of Mexican photographer Alejandro Echeverría (Oaxaca, 1958) - In this exhibition, the photographer manages to convey images of a mutated metropolis through its buildings and facades. Deserted cities, full of graffiti, censored, repainted and re-plastered..

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Fri 26 February

“Seit wann kann man hier tanzen”

“Seit wann kann man hier tanzen” presents a series of drawings and short stories that reflect the surreal musings and quiet epiphanies Sabrina experienced while staying in Rotterdam, working at a Museum and on her own exhibitions in tandem.

Wed 24 February

Working with waste

It’s time to visit The Yellow Building; In co-makership with her tenants and entrepreneurs in ZOHO Rotterdam, The Yellow Building starts with a series of public Wednesday evenings 40,48. Wednesday evening at 8 pm 40,48% of the week is done. Time to exchange some knowledge and ideas and have some drinks at ZOHO!

Fri 19 February

Nudity In Art & Photography

Gallery Art Attack Rotterdam and Julia Filament will organise an open discussion about “Nudity in Art & Photography”. The event will feature a discussion about the role of nudity in art and photography. Professional photographers (Keith Brighouse and Look J. Boden) and Yuddith, a model who loves to work on inspiring and out-of-the-box shoots, will give a lecture about this subject and join this discussion.

Wed 10 February

NO WALLS Expo

From 10 to 14 February the NO WALLS Expo is part of the Rotterdam Contemporary Art Fair. The expo will feature striking, big, sculptures presented by artists like Mark Swysen, Kevin Bauer, Robin Kolleman and Mathias Grothus. The expo can be visited without admission for all visitors.

Wed 10 February

Rotterdam Contemporary Art Fair

From 10 to 14 February the Rotterdam Contemporary Art Fair will take place with 65 galleries presenting their best artworks. Part of the fair is an extensive side program, featuring video art, the NO WALLS Expo, photography, performances and music by Spinvis, Ntjam Rosie, Bluntspeakers, Job Smit & Marc Nolte.

Thu 04 February

Art & TEchnology: Recreating Nature

Enter Spaceship Earth and discover how from the world of design new horizons are explored. This session is part of a series, which will show the relation between art/design and technology/ start-ups, based on the current exhibition “Spaceship Earth” at the Design Column of Museum Boijmans van Beuningen. Let’s create our own Davos and join the conversation on Recreating Nature.

Sat 30 January

Opening: Shih shih wu ai

Artist duo Nicola Kirkaldy and Roosmarijn Mascini share a similar interest in the field of cultural and social structures. In their work they try to revise these, often established patterns and shapes into subjects that evolve instinctively, spontaneously and naturally during their working process.

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Een vriendelijk gezicht, af en toe (A friendly face, now and then)

The title of an exhibition, but also a question by the artist and writer that died last year, Pam Emmerik. A question from her heart. VRIENDELIJKHEID (Friendliness)

Wed 10 February

Secret Art Cinema

Secret Art Cinema is a new, Rotterdam-based initiative that aims at bringing Video Art back into the spotlight. This initiative was set out in Bob Smit Gallery with a preview and now extends to become a side event of Rotterdam Contemporary that shows film and video works by Rotterdam-based video artists.

Sun 14 February

Secret Art Cinema - official opening

Secret Art Cinema is a new, Rotterdam-based initiative that aims at bringing Video Art back into the spotlight. This initiative was set out in Bob Smit Gallery with a preview and now extends to become a side event of Rotterdam Contemporary that shows film and video works by Rotterdam-based video artists.

Mon 25 January

‘Growing Icon’ by Diet Wiegman

A new sculpture by shadow art pioneer Diet Wiegman at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.

Thu 04 February

Seeds #10: Poidespaces

The 10th edition of Seeds will deal with physical movement and sound movement connected to each other. The human body as the foundation of a performance by dancer Thomas Körtvelyessy and pianist Benjamin Strauch. Reacting on weight and creating it, either dancing or playing the piano. The lively show will be the outcome of a research. Come and enjoy!

Wed 10 February

Secret Art Cinema

Secret Art Cinema is a new, Rotterdam-based initiative that aims at bringing Video Art back into the spotlight. This initiative was set out in Bob Smit Gallery with a preview and now extends to become a side event of Rotterdam Contemporary that shows film and video works by Rotterdam-based video artists.

Sat 06 February

Witte de With presents: The Particiturbation Room at BAR

A conceptual nightclub at BAR
Prepare to leave your stable self and ways of creating meaning at the door in order to gain access to an exclusive lounge at BAR, where performers will force clubbers to contort their identities, behaviour, and use of language.

Thu 04 February

Film Night: Relational Stalinism and Q&A with artist Michael Portnoy

During International Film Festival Rotterdam, Witte de With organizes a night of short films followed by a Q&A with artist Michael Portnoy, to expand upon the conceptual approach of his new work, Relational Stalinism – The Musical. The films are selected by Portnoy to draw out the comedic, absurdist and lexically playful streak in artists’ moving image.

Thu 28 January

Opening: GesammttkkunnsttMeshuggahhLaandtttt by Charlemagne Palestine

Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art is pleased to present GesammttkkunnsttMeshuggahhLaandtttt, a solo exhibition with artist Charlemagne Palestine, who also spent several years living and working in Rotterdam.