24 March 2020 – Interview with Marjolein Boterenbrood about her project Parksporen / Traces by Anh Dinh from Zone2Source
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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 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
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.
September 30 – December 2, 2018 Opening September 30, 3 – 5 PM The exhibition and performances take place in ‘het Glazen huis‘ and outdoors in the Amstelpark. BirdScore …Read more
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.
22 July until 9 September 2018 Opening 22 July 2 – 6 pm Curators: Holger Nickisch en Alice Smits Artists: Robbert van der Horst, Danielle van Vree, Henry Alles, Elke …Read more
The Cloud Sequencer is a first start for a new sound research project into the diversity of clouds, sun and wind in order to create a sort of ‘natural sequencer’ for an outside sound installation.
May 20 – July 8, 2018
Machine Wilderness presents work of four artists who develop robotic projects for specific ecosystems in the Amstelpark, and experiment with the interaction between technology and the living creatures in the park. Together they explore how technology engages the surrounding and chaotic living nature.
March 18 – May 13, 2018
Resonant brings together four artists who have been working with sound, acoustics and architecture to find a common subject in the exploration of resonance.
January 14 – March 4, 2018
The exhibition Grounding the Map, Mapping the Ground explores, through the work of five artists, alternative relations to the earth as a critical reflection on the abstract cartographic methods that characterize the Anthropocene.
September 17 – October 1, 2017
With Complex Compound visual artist Robbert van der Horst realizes the first version of his experiment with interactive, volatile architecture through a construction which consists of moveable architectonic elements.
September 17 – December 3, 2017
Radiant Matter is the first duo exhibition by Marjolijn Dijkman and Maarten Vanden Eynde, where old and new works are presented in which shared concerns are brought to the fore to explore the complex relation between human’s impact on the environment and vice versa.
July 9 – September 3, 2017
Pinar Yoldas presents Speculative Biologies which resides in the realm of the biological imagination where genomic reconstruction of living organisms is put in the service of the creation of hybrid subjectivities in order to imagine alternate realities.
Sunday April 23, 4.30 pm het Glazen Huis Together with musician Felicity Provan en light designer Ellen Knops Liesje van den Berk creates a 45 minute performance in het Glazen Huis. …Read more
het Glazen Huis April 9 till May 7, 2017 Drawalks by Liesje van den Berk explores the experience of the environment in time and space by means of image, drawing, …Read more
May 13 – June 25 2017
Trust me, I’m an Artist is a series of performative events that investigates the ethical issues arising from art and science collaborations, particularly in the field of bioart. It considers the roles and responsibilities of the artists, scientists and institutions involved.
January 22 – March 19 2017
Through a series of video recordings of the gardeners and policymakers who shape the Amstelpark, the exhibition ‘The Garden and the Gardener’ brings the visitor into contact with a usually invisible part of the park.
November 6 – December 31, 2016
October 8 – 16 2016
Fifty Percent Human creates an in-between space, addressing uncertainties, ambiguities and imagination linked to the microbial paradigm shift both on an aesthetic and on an epistemological level.
August 28 – October 24, 2016
In Ectogenesis/Phytoteratology: Plant-Human Monsters, the Slovenian biologist and new media artist Špela Petrič explores the possibility of creating human-plant hybrids.
August 28 – September 25 2016
Malou van der Molen presents textile designs composed of natural elements, such as a section of water in the canal, the first day of snow, the vegetable shelf. The textile designs, nature elements and photos of the locations, are processed in an installation that covers 31 square meters displayed in the Orangerie.
In de NRC van vrijdag 15 juni 2016 stond een mooi artikel van journalist Kester Freriks over het project Sporen van Marjolijn Boterenbrood. Lees het artikel hier.
In de parken leven ongelofelijke hoeveelheden kreeften. Je vind de schildjes overal. Bij de kaartpresentatieten we ze: parkkreeftjes van de Keuken van het ongewenste dier:
Welkom op zondag 17 april 2016 bij Zone2source, Glazen Huis, Amstelpark Amsterdam Met het kunstproject Park Sporen ging Marjolijn Boterenbrood een jaar lang ondergronds in het Amstelpark en het Gijsbrecht van Aemstelpark. …Read more
May 29 – August 15 2016
Cartographies of Human Sensation presents a series of instruments that adjust the wearer to the environment through meta-sensory perceptions of bio-metric signals and radical body extensions.
May 29 – August 14 2016
Magnetoceptia is a series of performances and installations in which self made antenna-based costumes pick up electromagnetic fields and translate them into electronic sounds.
April 3 – May 15 2016
In the exhibition Air, Water, Soil the work of three artists who focus on the basic elements of life are brought in dialogue with each other.
After the water walk and the waterzooi lunch, we returned leftovers to the water. Remnants of the meal we serve on rice sheets to the lobsters, water fleas, post horn …Read more
After the waterzooi walk we talk in the Orangerie in the Amstelpark. We eat the lobsters in the park waters live, in aspic. The lobsters are poured in aspic so …Read more
December 13, 2015 – Februari 16, 2016,
Entropical is a research project started in 2015, the international year of the soil. This first presentation of Entropical consists of four art works in which the value and dynamics of the exchange of materials in the biological world is set against the abstract value of algorithms and computer calculations.
As part of the summer program of Zone2Source in 2015, Krijn Christiaansen & Cathelijne Montens (KCCM) researched the history of the Amstelpark, that was established for a horticulture exhibition, the …Read more
The Orangerie serving as a direction room presents the field work and archival research which underlies the works in the park.
Amongst the pavilions that were built for the Floriade 1972, one pavilion is missing. It seems that it was buried in the eighties to improve the security in the park. …Read more
Only a fragment of the original Rosarium is visible today. In the layout of the Floriade 1972, a vast pattern of diagonally positioned rectangles was spread over the area between …Read more
In one of the small original Floriade pavilions, designed by Oyevaar Stolle Van Gooi Architects (now known as de Architecten Cie.), a new species of lily was baptised ‘Princess Gracia’ …Read more
The contribution of the VU Hortus to the Floriade 1972 is reconstructed in the Orangerie. It consists of a collection of succulents, the majority of which is the original material …Read more
Next to the pond, 82 of the original hexagonal flowerbeds of the Floriade 1972 are reconstructed with 67.000 beheaded tulips in 6 different colours. The nursery Groot–Vriend in Lutjebroek, grew …Read more
Invitation: Come and see what is hidden under your feet, in the ground and in the water. 20 September, 12 noon Meeting island Gijsbrecht van Aemstelpark It is the year …Read more
September 7 – October 11 2015
Radix Morgana is an exhibition on the study of root systems, in which the Orangerie is used as a living laboratory where plants are grown from seeds and their roots are visible for examination.
September 27 – November 30 2015
Growing Matter is an exhibition which explores work by artists who use materials in a state of growth to explore processes and relations found in nature. This exploration creates space to reflect on the creative impulse and the capacity for art to engender an intrinsic content.
Deze tekening is van Joseph Semah. Het doet mij denken aan mensen die hun grondgebied moeten verlaten en wat grond meenemen. Terug verlangen, geur die de herinneringen terugbrengt? Iedereen kent …Read more
In Herbarium Vivum, Driessens & Verstappen study the adaptive capacities of seven living crops under various extreme conditions