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IMPRINT at night of the museum Moscow

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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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  • news // project // artist in residence May 21, 2016 12:44 PM

    IMPRINT at night of the museum Moscow

    IMPRINT by Elejan van der Velde First Presentation Night of the museum Moscow May 21 2016.  Join us tonight! 20:00 -00:00 at  Sukharevskaya entrance metrotunnel/ underpass. 22:00 Openigsspeech by Ida de Kat / Counsellor Cultural Department Dut...

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  • news // project // artist in residence May 19, 2016 14:07 PM

    First bon-fire Park Presikhaaf fridaynight May ...

    Farid Rakun, curatorial team ruangrupa about Cooperativa Crater Invertido in Spatie:  Crater Invertido    ‘Bone-fire’      “By the fire and eating, we are all equal”   —Pablo Perez       Looking into the element of fire, and smoke as its co...

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  • news // project March 15, 2016 19:52 PM

    Moscow: The Sukharev tower

    Moscow: The Sukharev tower March-May 2016 For the third time Motel Spatie initiates a collaboration and residence in Russia within the framework of ‘Engaged Autonomy’, where we support an Arnhem based artist to develop new work abroad. This time...

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  • news March 15, 2016 18:08 PM

    zine depo

    Zinedepo, a library with more than 1000 international zines  collected over a period of 25 years. Open every friday at Locatie Spatie between 12:00 and 17:00. Hisveltplein 21-35 Armhem.   ZINEDEPO MANIFEST of RADICAL ZINECULTURE The radical zi...

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