Tuinbazen presentation

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.

Zoo of the Future

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.

Terike Haapoja at Sonic Acts Academy

A former collaborator with Zone2Source, the artist Terike Haapoja will deliver a lecture in the Sonic Acts Academy this February in Amsterdam.

The Congress of Glassolallia Performances

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.

Congress of Glassolallia by The Warp

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.

Open Call for outdoor installations and sculptures

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.

Machine Wilderness: artistic research in Artis

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

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.

Walking

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.

School of Interspecies Knowledge

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.

The Body Imitates the Landscape

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.

More than 250 Visitors during the Opening Weekend

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.

Tactile Sound – Workshops participants wanted

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.

Park dialogues with Tuinbazen on November 7th

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

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

Exploded View: Park Explorations

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.

Smart Hybrid Forms receives NWO Smart Culture Grant

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.

Waiting Room in Parool newspaper

9 september 2019 – “Soundtrack van beeldloze horror”, a review on our latest exhibition Waiting Room was published in the newspaper Parool (in Dutch).

Zone2Source invites Neal White for ITGWO 2019

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 part of MOKER

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.

Waiting Room by Terike Haapoja and Laura Gustafsson

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

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

Land (Art) Making

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

Clean Society – Hehe

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 and We Make the City

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

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

About Zone2Source

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

Reading by Osmosis Talks

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

Reading by Osmosis – Semâ Bekirović

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.

Beholder – Vladimir Grafov

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.

Performance program

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

Echoes of Shamanism

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

Going Nomad Workshops

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.

Going Nomad Lectures

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

BirdScore – Jeroen van Westen and Michael Pestel

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.

Visitors Zone2Source: new experiences with art and nature

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.