Atlantic Transformerz

  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. The project was generously funded by the Mondriaan Fund in the Netherlands and supported by CBK Zuidoost (NL), Bloom Studio (NYC), Tembe Art Studio (SU) and the Dak’Art Biennial…

1975: Contemporary Art and the Postcolonial Unconscious

In the title, 1975 refers to the year of the questionable transition from colonialism to postcolonialism. Project 1975 exposes some of the complex and unresolved issues arising from colonialism, and the ambivalence that is inherent to the term ‘postcolonial’. Contemporary art is an eminently suitable outlet for reflections on these issues, not least because of?…

movt nr. 7: On Cairo / performance

movt nr. 7: On Cairo (exhibition and performance). 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 to do it? In what way does the history of slavery live on? Where has 150 years of living together…

movt nr. 6: Destination inner space

movt nr. 6: Notes on Afro-Contemporaneity; Destination inner space (14:00 min.). Performance commissioned by TENT Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Performed on Thursday 10-10-2013 as on of the lectures during the event ‘Destination Outer Space‘. This event is part of the exhibition Dark Matters. Video: Much love to Gavin-Viano Fabri and the great team at TENT. stills:…

movt nr. 6 Jamais Le Hasard N’ Abolira

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’ on August 31 and September 1, 2013. The piece is conceived within the context of the exhibition as a remark on the…

MC KINO: Paris is Burning

april 14 MC KINO – Talk about Paris is Burning when: april 14 – 20, 2013 starts at 15:00, movie starts at 16:00 location: MC Theater & Het Ketelhuis | Westergasfabriek Amsterdam what: MC KINO is een project van het MC Theater i.s.m. Het Ketelhuis. Elke 2e zondagmiddag van de maand is er een bijzondere…

Anton de Kom heeft het laatste woord

april 1 – 27 Anton de Kom heeft het laatste woord | Exhibition when: april 1 – 27, 2013 location: Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam, Bijlmer Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Facebook what: Met bijdrage van: Tjeerd Herrema Stadsdeelvoorzitter Zuidoost | MC Winne | Karin Amatmoekrim | Remy Jungerman | Gikkels | Zanillya | Marian Markelo | Charl…

Movt nr. 5: ROUTES

feb 8 ROUTES (gesamtkunstwerk / event) when: friday februari 8, 2013, from 9 pm to 2 am location: Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Schouwburgplein 25, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Facebook | Rotterdamse Schouwburg | RAW Art Fair what: Movt nr. 5: ROUTES is een Gesamtkunstwerk samengesteld door Charl Landvreugd voor RAW Art Fair en de Rotterdamse Schouwburg Geïnspireerd door…