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  • expo // dinner talks // news // artist in residence January 19, 2017 13:22 PM

    27/01 IMPRINT

    27 Januari Motel Spatie presentsJakub Nepraš that occupies vacant and in-between spaces in the shopping mall in presikhaaf with his radiant and sublime video-sculpturesElejan van der Velde shows his materialmodel conceived for the proposal for his...

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  • artist in residence // project August 4, 2016 14:31 PM

    Erik Tlaseca // Everything Here Still Seems To ...

    Arnhem, city levelled to the ground in the Second World War, his renovation and the apocalyptic potential of transformation gave birth to the project of mexican artist Erik Tlaseca, member of artist-activist platform Cooperativa Cráter Invertido. ...

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  • artist in residence // project // news July 18, 2016 20:04 PM

    Announcing Erik Tlaseca // Everything Here Stil...

    We cordially invite you this friday to the last action of this season on 22th of July at Locatie Spatie by our current artist-in-residence Erik Tlaseca (MX). "How to recover a city from a ruin? From ruin? A city that is lived in, raked over by it...

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  • artist in residence // project // news June 9, 2016 19:27 PM

    Smoke signals - A last ephemeral action by Crát...

    On Wednesday of the 8th of July we were to witness and collaborate on the Last ephemeral action of Cráter Invertido. We divided in five groups along the both sides of river near the John Frost bridge. After we set our positions and prepared the fi...

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  • project // news June 7, 2016 21:43 PM

    Last ephemeral action

    This Wednesday 8th of June, after a lot of heat, questions, love and friendship, at 8pm we will make our last ephemeral action in the city of Arnhem!    You are invited to come to the John Frost bridge (OLD BRIDGE) to watch a poetical -enunciati...

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  • news // project June 2, 2016 14:00 PM

    Sonsbeek 2016

    Here some images of the 'Actionbook' (catalog) of the Sonsbeek TRANSaction eshibition. This 2016 edition is curated by ruangrupa (Jakarta Indonesia). The history of this international exhibition in Park Sonsbeek / public space, goes back to 1949. ...

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  • workshops // news // project June 2, 2016 13:04 PM

    The Dispossessed Monopolist

    'The dispossessed monopolist' a new boardgame made by Janna Uhlrich. A new version of the board game 'Monopoly': 'The Dispossessed Monopolist' – devoted to the phenomenon of absolute commodification. It aims to raise awareness about the fact that...

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  • news // project May 31, 2016 23:26 PM

    Third campfire in Arnhem / Let's conspire toget...

    Third campfire in Arnhem by Cooperativa Crater Invertido (Mexico-city) Thursday June 2th. 2016 We're going to explore the south part of the city, in the Rhine river side.Let's conspire together! You have to take the OLD BRIDGE, in the middle of ...

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