We were delighted to receive the news from Theun Karelse, one of the four artists participating in Machine Wilderness in 2018 , that the first public announcement of the program …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 from March 15 until April 13, 2020. The project situates itself in a new geological epoch that calls for a new way of looking at animals and human-nature relationships, with the zoos as the central space for reconsideration.
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.
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.
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 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 teh 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.
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.
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?
Exploded View: artistic research into the Amstelpark October 2018- september 2019 Participating artists: Wouter Osterholt, Birthe Leemeijer, Curdin Tones and Frank Mueller, Barbara Neves Altes, Jacqueline Heerema, De Onkruidenier (Ronald Boer …Read more
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
28-29 November 2019
A full weekend of performances, expeditions, archeological research, experiments and more with Exploded View, where artists and designers are invited to explore urban landscapes through their heritage.
Zone2Source is part of a consortium, together with the Vrije Universiteit, Rietveld Academy, de Waag Society and V2, that received the NWO ISA Smart Cultures grant 2019. We received the grant for our collaborative project ‘Smart Hybrid Forms’ around the question whether an AI can be a plant.
9 september 2019 – “Soundtrack van beeldloze horror”, a review on our latest exhibition Waiting Room was published in the newspaper Parool (in Dutch).
6 September 2019 – We are proud to announce Špela Petrič (SI) won the Award of Distinction at this years Ars Electronica 2019, in Linz, Austria.
28 August 2019 – After an invitation by the Into The Great Wide Open festival, Zone2Source has asked the artist Neal White, Jasper Coppes and Sema Bekirovic to realise a new work on Vlieland. Each artist wrote a blog on their work which was published on the ITGWO website.
Zone2Source is now part of MOKER, the recently established partnership between institutions for visual arts in Amsterdam, and committed to the importance of contemporary art in and for the city.
Discussion on State Terror, Activism and Art Saturday September 7, het Glazen Huis 2.30 – 5 PM 2.30 PM – introduction by Alice Smits, director zone2source 2.45 PM Terike Haapoja and …Read more
Waiting Room is a 16 speaker sound installation that brings an immersive soundscape of pigs before going to slaughter into an otherwise empty room, which reflects on the way our society relates to animals but renders them invisible in our living environments. From September 8 – November 10, 2019
Man and Waste Discussion the Glass House Wednesday July 10, 16:00 – 18:00 2019 This afternoon, together with Martijntje Smits, technology philosopher, engineer and innovation thinker, and Erik Kuiper, …Read more
Ingrid Vranken presents her graduation project at DAS Theater – Academy on Theatre and Dance in het Glazen Huis on Sunday 2th of June 2019, from 8:00 until 22:00. In preparation …Read more
Introduction Land (Art) Making is a collaboration between Zone2Source and Land Art Contemporary that researches the interaction between land and humans, and attempts to make the interconnectedness between them experiential. …Read more
June 14-16 2019
Zone2Source showed six artists as part of Festival of Choices, a series of exhibitions for the graduating class of the Fine Art Department at Sandberg Instituut.
June 22 – August 25, 2019
The artist duo HeHe’s Clean Society brings the infrastructure (the incinerator), the material (waste) and the communication around energy and waste inside of the exhibition space.
Tuinbazen: Making the Commons 22 and 23 June 2019 12:00 – 17:00 outside the Glass House Zone2Source has invited Irene Fortuyn and her Ketter & Co foundation for a year-long …Read more
TUINBAZEN: Making the Commons We invite everyone to think and explore with us how the Amstelpark can be maintained and managed in the coming time. Zone2Source invited Irene Fortuyn and her foundation KETTER&Co …Read more
Zone2Source is an international exhibition platform which invites artists in and outside the glass pavilions of the Amstelpark to develop projects around alternative experiences and practices regarding our ‘natural’ environment. …Read more
You are cordially invited to attend this reading about Reading by Osmosis, now on view at Zone2Source! Curator Sema Bekirovic will discuss the exhibition and the different artworks with Kees …Read more
TUINBAZEN: Making the Commons In 2019 we invited everyone to think and explore with us how the Amstelpark can be maintained and managed in the coming time. In 2020 the …Read more
The Warp, in collaboration with Zone2Source, presents its final performance light event of the winter season for Candlemas, February 2, in and around the Glass House in the Amstelpark . …Read more
16 February – 28 April 2019
Reading by Osmosis is a research project by artist and curator Semâ Bekirović. It focuses on artworks made by non-human artists: for example animals, trees, the wind, and other entities and processes.
December 15, 2018 – February 3, 2019
Zone2Source collaborates with The Warp on its annual multi media performance event in and around het Glazen Huis which will start with the installation ‘Beholder’ by Vladimir Grafov.
Sunday, September 30 • 3:30-4:00 pm Birdscore I: FloorScore for Catalogue d’Oiseaux by Olivier Messiaen Here the singers become extinct birds. Their songs are reassembled after a long absence. The …Read more
Artists: Irina Birger (RU/NL), Jasper Griepink (NL), Kleoni Manoussakis (GR), Dimple B Shah (IN), A k u z u r u (TT) Lecturer: Fons Elders (NL) Program: 14/9, 5 pm: …Read more
22 July – 9 September 2018
Eight Sundays of workshops by VanRoelink, the We Are Here refugee collective, and De Onkruidenier that explore the concept of occupied space, memory in landscape, and plant composition.
Sunday 22 July 2:45 – 3:15 pm Lecture philosopher and writer Joke Hermsen speaks about a nomadic time. Thinking, dreaming and imagining to obey to another time than the ticking …Read more
September 30 – December 2, 2018
BirdScore is a collaboration between Van Westen and Pestel focused on birds, bird sound, and bird extinction. The sound installation (BirdScape) for the Glass House is the point of departure, along with a related performance work (BirdGrid) designed to move throughout the park in a series of performances.
On average, our projects in the Glass House attract about 1,000 people per exhibition to make about 5 – 6,000 people a year. For outdoor exhibitions, the number can even reach tens of thousands. Look here to see how the public receives some of our past and current exhibitions/ performances.