movt nr. 8: The Quality of 21

Commissioned by: Small Axe for sx visualities., New York, New York, USA, 2015 Video: 7 minutes Essay : “When We Start Thinking: Charl Landvreugd’s Multivalent Afropean Aesthetic” by Rosamond S. King   The work takes it’s inspiration from Charl’s research at the Research Center for Material Culture where he looks at the role of photography…

movt nr. 8: Destination Inner Space

Commissioned by WORM for Afrofuturism Now! Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2015 Performance – character, albert heyn shopping bag, car light, camera Installation– 5 screen video, smoke, mirror ball, soundtrack Review by Viktor Evink: The installation consisted of three walls, divided into five areas to which short fragments of moving imagery was projected. The fragments – a…

movt nr. 8: Lobi Singi (2015)

In Destination Inner Space (2013), Landvreugd reflected on the different sources that create the uniqueness of what may be described as a Continental European Blackness. The visual and aural bombardment of styles, the mash up of spoken word, music, reversals and song surmounted in a catchy performance if one had the chance to witness it….

Atlantic Transformerz – Dakar

While representing the Netherlands at the Dak’Art Biennial 2014, Charl Landvreugd completed the last part of the Atlantic Transformerz project (2010 – 2014) in Senegal.   Filmed at the most western point of Africa île de Ngor, looking over the Atlantic Ocean. The project was generously funded by the Mondriaan Fund in the Netherlands and…

movt nr. 7: On Cairo / performance

movt nr. 7: On Cairo (exhibition and performance). Performed at Tropenmuseum Amsterdam as part of the exhibition Monuments for the Furure: conversation between Charl landvreugd and Edgar Cairo. Artist Charl Landvreugd in dialogue with the deceased writer Edgar Cairo What does it mean to be black in the Netherlands today and what has white got…

movt nr. 6: (Notes on Afro-Contemporaneity) Destination inner space

Year: 2013 Material: Performance (14:00 min.) Duration: 45 minutes movt nr. 6: (Notes on Afro-Contemporaneity) Destination inner space Performance commissioned by TENT Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Performed on Thursday 10-10-2013 as on of the lectures during the event ‘Destination Outer Space‘.            Much love to Gavin-Viano Fabri and the great team at…

movt nr. 6 Jamais Le Hasard N’ Abolira

Year: 2013 Material: Perfromance Duration: 45 minutes movt nr. 6 Jamais Le Hasard N’ Abolira is a performance piece commissioned galerie Sanaa in Utrecht, The Netherlands.It was performed during the opening weekend of the exhibition ‘Slavery – contemporary arts incorporated’ The piece is conceived within the context of the exhibition as a remark on the…