Upcoming online workshop by Jacqueline Heerema on 31 May 2020 during which Jacqueline will work in her garden at home in The Hague, Netherlands and seek to engage online during 24 hours with other ball-makers around the world.
Zone2Source will participate on June 1 in the national event Unlocked / Reconnected and will present an astronaut suit in front of the windows of the glass pavilion. Apollo Block …Read more
The performance Mission to the Moon will take place on the Moon Gallery Garden startday 6 June, 2020 between 15:00 – 18:00. The team of Mission to the Moon consisting …Read more
Machine Wilderness student research program in collaboration with Wageningen University As part of the Machine Wilderness project we work together with Clemens Driessens, connected to the Wageningen University, on a …Read more
In collaboration with Moon Gallery, Zone2Source is presenting the Moon Gallery Garden exhibition, 6 June to 12 July, 2020 Moon Gallery is an international platform for art, science and technology in …Read more
In working at the Amstelpark, I am considering how, along the centuries efforts towards understanding and cataloguing nature largely developed together with projects of colonization and contributed to set out …Read more
The work of Birthe Leemeijer is part of Exploded View During our first collective stroll through the Amstelpark a recurring topic of conversation was plant intelligence and sensitivity. The question …Read more
The work of Jasper Coppes is part of Exploded View Wasteland There is a growing interest in archeology to regard this discipline as a critical involvement in the production of …Read more
The work of Pavèl van Houten is part of Exploded View Take care of the park Both in Rome in the Parco Via Appia Antica, and in Amsterdam in the …Read more
The work of Eline Kersten is part of Exploded View Humming Trees Trees are living fossils. Through their slow but gradual growth, small birches can become giants over time. However, …Read more
The work of Wouter Osterholt is part of Exploded View Growing Resistance An ecological disaster exercise in the Amstelpark, Amsterdam The Amstelpark emerged from the large-scale horticultural exhibition the ‘Floriade’ …Read more
The work of artist Leonid Tvetkov is part of Exploded View, read more I started this project by thinking about the paths I navigate through the park. At first I …Read more
The work op Jaqueline Heerema is part of Explode View, read more The time of the earth is not (yet) in our system. Faced with current and future environmental challenges, …Read more
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Zoo of the Future extended its exhibition for a few months longer. Together with that, ZOOF’s side project, “Letters to An Animal in …Read more
This post is an active archive of how the press records the animals’ adaptation to Covid-19. While humans’ life is drastically affected by the pandemic, other species have had their …Read more
22th April 2020, Earth Day Dear friends, dear earthlings, On the 50th occasion of Earth Day Zone2Source calls upon everybody to contribute projects, documentation, poems, texts, sounds to explore together …Read more
Now that cities and animals are locked, animals have free reign – NRC made headlines of wild boars, coyotes, deer and other wildlife roaming around town. Such an extraordinary thing to …Read more
The Reverted World: Time for Nature to Take the Driver’s Seat contribution: Anh Dinh As the Covid-19 situation is urging all over the world, people are subject to social distancing …Read more
Mijn naam is Garcia We have worked in the Amstelpark previously on the invitation of Zone2Source (Floriade Trash & Treasures). From the basis of this working period, we continue our …Read more
The work of de Onkruidenier is part of Exploded View Plant Bed Sociology The research of the Onkruidenier within Exploded View questions existing frameworks derived from the genesis of a …Read more
How speculative design plays with reality and lots of other news from our projects, including on how to watch the Zoo of the Future from your home and how you …Read more
In consultation with ZOOOF team we have decided that the Zoo of the Future exhibition will be physically quarantined due to the COVID19 virus. We also decided to postpone the …Read more
24 March 2020 – Interview with Marjolein Boterenbrood about her project Parksporen / Traces by Anh Dinh from Zone2Source
Alice Smits was one of the 34 international participants of the art-science Field Notes expedition of the BioArts Society. She then published a summary and reflections of her experience in …Read more
Friday 28 February 2020 Alice Smits delivered a lecture titled “Art Practices and Theories of the Anthropocene” at Bath Spa University as part of her visit to the UK last …Read more
Machine Wilderness is an ongoing research program by Alice Smits (Zone2Source) and Theun Karelse (FoAM). The program was launched in 2015 in ARTIS and has organised several presentations in the Cornwall, Riga, Venice, London, an exhibition in Amstelpark in 2018. The most recent project will be held in ARTIS in 2020.
Exploded View is artistic research program Amstelpark (2018 – 2020) that investigates landscapes in order to look at current activations from their heritage history. In this project, the Amstelpark enters into an exchange with the Parco Regionale dell’Appia Antica in Rome. After research in 2018 – 2019, and small scale presentations of preliminary results in 2019 Exploded View will lead to a public presentation in April 2020
The first public announcement of Machine Wilderness 2020 was featured in the ARTIS Magazine. From 12 April to 18 October 2020, Zone2Source will organise, together with FoAM and ARTIS Zoo in …Read more
February 15 to 23, 2020, The final presentation of Tuinbazen, a project Irene Fortuyn and her foundation Ketter & Co have developed during 2019 in the Amstelpark to explore alternative forms of public park management will take place.
In collaboration with ZOOOF, Zone2Source presents the project Zoo of the Future. The ZOOOF exhibition opens again for restricted audience during weekends (13.00-17.00) and under booking for week days. Visitors are allowed only four at a time while keeping the 1,5 distance.
On February 20th, artist Sema Bekirovic is presenting her new book Reading by Osmosis – Nature Interprets Us as the final result of her research project at Zone2Source.
A former collaborator with Zone2Source, the artist Terike Haapoja will deliver a lecture in the Sonic Acts Academy this February in Amsterdam.
Our director Alice Smits contributed to the Bioart Society’s exhibition “Time and River are alike” taking place in Helsinki from December 2019 to January 2020.
Zone2Source’s winter program includes its yearly collaboration with The Warp. This year’s installation kicks off on December 15, 2019 with three performances, and will continue on with two other performance nights on January 12th and February 2nd.
Each year, Zone2Source invites The Warp, known for their unique multi-media performances. The installation Congress of Glassolallia can be experienced from outside the Glazen Huis. Daily until 2nd February 2020. The installation is also central to a series of performances on December 15th 2019, January 12 2020 and the final performance on 2nd February 2020.
With our ambition to develop the Amstelpark into a unique park for art and nature, Z2S is looking for inspiring outdoor installations and sculptures focusing on rethinking nature-culture relations and proposing new experiences and practices to the environment.
Upcoming in 2020: Exploded View is a group exhibition in and about the Amstelpark which shows the results of a research 12 artists have conducted over the last year into the Amstelpark. This exhibition is a collaboration with Clue+/heritage studies of the Vrije Universiteit.
How do they hold a concert with no stage? How do they create the sound installation as a game? What do they notice in the public interactions with the installation and why is Zone2Source the perfect venue for this?
In late summer, we will organize an exhibition about walking and knowing in which artists and other thinkers/makers are invited to develop interactive walks that set off mobility as a means of understanding the world.
In the fall, Zone2Source launches a multiple year School of Interspecies Knowledge together with Irina Shapiro (Open Set foundation). In this project, we explore new learning environments to rethink our relations to other organisms and its consequences on the way we live and work together.
November 16 – December 1 2019
Zone2Source presents the The Body Imitates the Landscape: an interactive sound installation by Adi Hollander and Claudio F. Baroni. The installation is designed in the form of a playground which transforms music into vibrations felt through the entire body.
On Saturday 16 Nov, artists Adi Hollander and Claudio F. Baroni kicked off their sound installation The Body Imitates the Landscape at Het Glazen Huis. During the first weekend, including the opening day, the exhibition welcomed an extraordinary 250 visitors.
Amsterdam 15 november 2019 – The Parool’s issue today includes an article on Adi Hollander and her work The Body Imitates The Landscape.
Zone2Source collaborated with many other artists and scientists from the Free University of Amsterdam, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, V2_Lab for the Unstable Media, and Waag Society to deliver the presentation “Smart …Read more
18-21 & 25-28 November. 2019
Artist Adi Hollander invites children, seniors and the hearing impaired to free listening workshops using her specially designed water beds to “listen” through the whole body rather than only through the ears.
26 October 2019 – Metropolis M web editor Zoë Dankert reviewed the exhibition Waiting Room by Gustafsson & Haapoja on the Metropolis M website.
[Postponed until 2021 due to covid-19] From April to October 2020, Zone2Source organises Machine Wilderness in collaboration with FoAM and Artis Zoo in Amsterdam. This project allows artists who work as artistic researchers in Artis zoo to present their findings in a variety of public programs.
Immerse yourself between 16 November and 1 December in The Body Imitates the Landscape, an electronic sound garden including water beds, by Adi Hollander. A preview of the work can be seen in Eindhoven during Dutch Design Week 2019.
Discovering how people would like to be involved, Ketter & Co has set itself the mission to turn the park into a garden. How can we build a community around Amstelpark and bring care providers and users together?
On September 19th and 20th 2019 T.J. Demos gave lectures at the Rijksakademie and Het Nieuwe Instituut. Alice Smits of Zone2Source previously spoke with him for Metropolis M about his thought provoking essay Against the Anthropocene