Does Witte de With have to change its name? 

Florian Cramer

Witte de With is subject of a public debate on its name giver Admiral Witte Corneliszoon de With (1599 – 1658). Rotterdam based research professor and writer Florian Cramer thinks it should change its name.

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Decolonial dance and discourse

Corine van Emmerik

Van Abbemuseum’s ten-day caucus Be(com)ing More ended with a spectacular day of talks, music, and powerful dance.  

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The Sociologist, the Artist and the ICC: Art as Inquiry

Julien Séroussi & Franck Leibovici 

Virginie Bobin

Art and poetry offer sociologist Julien Séroussi and his friend, artist and poet Franck Leibovici a way to understand and explain the research and jurisdiction for a trial at ICC in The Hague.

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Future caucus: Thinking beyond Capital and the Human

Corine van Emmerik

With Be(com)ing More the Van Abbemuseum contemplates the past, present and future and asks “How can we become more?”

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Covering, Layering, Obscuring, Revealing: Ger van Elk at Kröller-Müller Museum

Megan Mullarky

Imagination and materiality go hand in hand in Ger van Elk at the Kröller-Müller Museum.

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Love Thy Neighbor

Weronika Trojanska

A festival on economy, without the economists

Corine van Emmerik

Documenting documenta 14 Athens

iLiana Fokianaki

The exhaustion of being nice 

Corine van Emmerik

Looking for Jesus 

Natasha Hoare

2017 Whitney Biennial

Weronika Trojanska
Elmgreen & Dragset are commissioning 30 works for Istanbul Biennial focusing on idea of home. read more
Who is Witte Corneliszoon de With? And what did he do? read more
Cinema Olanda Platform is already discussing this week's Open Letter to Witte de With. See this video stream on Youtube. read more
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art has come to examine the circumstance of its name, drawn in 1990 from the street on which it is... read more
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A profile of the author whose work is often labelled as 'scifi'- which she herself has described as a 'kiss of death'.... read more
In reference to the central theme of Metropolis M No 5- PALEO a review of Anselm Franke & Hila Peleg's exhibition and book Ape... read more
Yes, But is it Edible is a unique book, presenting the scores of two operas of the American composer Robert Ashley. read more
Where is play in art? Fucking Good Art talks about it with Tijs Goldschmidt, Evelyne Reeves, Joris Luyendijk and Zoë Gray. read more
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Reviews | Most read
1646 Bram de Jonghe
Review — Eline van der Haak
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Review — Tamara Beheydt
Running out of history
Review — Sietske Roorda
Collectivism FOAM
Review — Adelheid Smit
Slideshows | Video’s

Nieuw in de BIS – in gesprek met West 

West in Den Haag is een nieuwkomer in de BIS ( de culturele basisinfrastructuur van het ministerie van OCW) en mag zich de komende vier jaar verheugen op een subsidie van €279.000 per jaar. De Raad voor Cultuur gaf een positief advies aan de... read more

Offspring 2017 – Deep State
Open Studios De Ateliers

Dit jaar opent De Ateliers voor de twaalfde keer de deuren voor het grote publiek onder de naam Offspring . Curatoren Martijn Hendriks en Lara Almarcegui hebben deze editie de titel D eep State gegeven. De term valt regelmatig sinds het... read more

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 3 — 2017