Past projects

The Amstelpark: The trees narrate their story by Elmo Vermijs

Orangerie | September 4– October 16, 2022 | Part of the Shadow Floriade
The trees of municipal park Amstelpark take centre stage in this project. Initially planted for the occasion of the 1972 Floriade, the trees have been the silent witnesses to global warming. The project consists of a LivingLab and the Parliament for Trees.

Our Living Soil, exhibition about our relationship with soil

Exhibition from 10 July –  18 September, 2022 as part of the Shadow Floriade. With projects by masharu, Kate Foster, Miek Zwamborn & Rutger Emmelkamp, Jasper Coppes and Esmee Geerken, Jacqueline Heerema & RePeat, Debra Solomon en De Onkruidenier.

Universe by Robbert van der Horst

Universe is a research machine, an observatory, that rotates and from which we take in new perspectives on the environment. The outdoor work is next to the pond. We are invited to reflect on the surrounding social, physical and historical landscape and to anchor our sense of place. Universe is an existing work that Robbert will adapt especially for the Shadow Floriade and the Amstelpark.

Perfect Nature: Amstelpark Test Site

Exhibition in and around het Glazen Huis from 22 April –  19 June, 2022 as part of the Shadow Floriade. With Neal White, Tina O’Connell, Uriel Orlow and a film programma by May Adadol Ingawanij and Julian Ross.

Machine Wilderness in ARTIS 2022

Machine Wilderness is a field research program, in-situ prototyping and debate with the artists Thomas Thwaites, Heather Barnett, Driessens& Verstappen, Ivan Henriques, Spela Petric en Antti Tenetz taking place in ARTIS ZOO in 2022. Organised by Theun Karelse (FoAM) and Alice Smits (Zone2Source) in collaboration with ARTIS

Ronald van der Meijs – Odoshi Cloud Sequence

Odoshi Cloud Sequence by Ronald van der Meijs was on show at the Amstelpark from July 2020 until March 2022. The work was installed in collaboration with Zone2Source. Odoshi Cloud Sequence referred to the nearby Japanese Garden and generated subtle sounds and reacted to the sun, the wind and clouds.

Clear Cut by Wouter Osterholt

The Glazen Huis | 6 March – 4 April 2022 Clear cut (Kaalslag in Dutch) – a project that Wouter Osterholt developed during his participation in the artistic research programme …Read more

BetweenTwoHands: Ecognosis N52°19’42 E4°53’34

12 December 2021 – 16 January 2022
Ecognosis N52°19’42 E4°53’34 is an interactive stop-motion animation installation on which stop-motion animations of plants, insects and microbes are projected. In this way they show a man-made habitat that is slowly but surely taken over by the various flora and fauna.

Here and Elsewhere

Irene Kopelman a floor installation connecting us to the geological time of the land July 4th – September 12th, 2021 open on Fri, Sat and Sun from 13.00 17.00 and …Read more

Re:Tune exhibition

Exhibition on how we can attune differently to non-human forms of life. With Pei Ying-Lin &Yi-Fei Chen, Saša Spačal and Anton Kats. Due to covid on display In front and through the windows of het Glazen Huis and by private appointment, March 7 – May 28, 2021

Unloomed #1 installation

This performance installation The Tenuous Attachment: Unloomed #1 is presented by The Warp and is visible and audible from the outside from 15 January – 21 february 2021. If Covid-19 measures allow inside performances in the last weekend (to be announced). 

‘presence (Un) presence’, Martijn Tellinga

Zone2Source and DNK present ‘presence (Un) presence’ by Martijn Tellenga, 8 day performative installation piece for images, objects, performative actions, and sound at Zone2Source / Het Glazen Huis in the Amstelpark from 13 – 20 December, daily from 12.00 noon to 6 pm.

Mind Your Step

Mind Your Step, exhibition about the art of walking. From October 4th – November, 29th, 2020. Featuring: Tim Knowles, Esther Hovers, Malú Cayetano Molina & Sonia Pérez, Chikako Watanabe, Iris Hoppe, Justin Bennett, Naomi Bueno de Mesquita, Tom Bekkers, Liesje van den Berk, Isolde Venrooy, Ienke Kastelein

Exploded View exhibition

Exploded View is a group exhibition (27 July – 20 Sept, 2021) 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 Krien Clevis and Clue+/heritage studies of the Vrije Universiteit.

Bioremediating Missile by Jos Volkers

The Bioremediating Missile by Jos Volkers, worlds largest seed bomb, is coming the Zone2Source in the Amstelpark, Amsterdam (August 15th – September 5th, 2020)

Zoo of the Future

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.

Moon Gallery Garden

For the exhibition Moon Gallery Garden (6 June – 12 July 2020) a prototype of a lunar lander with rovers and telescopes settles in het Glazen Huis along a selection of Moon Gallery artworks and prototypes designed to be sent to the Moon, and additionally also a space suit. Start 6 June with a Mission to the Moon performance at 3 PM

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Going Nomad Exhibition

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 2.0 – Ronald van der Meijs

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.

Machine Wilderness exhibition 2018

Exhibition: May 20 – July 8, 2018. Machine Wilderness presents work of Ian Ingram, Driessens & Verstappen, Rihards Vitols and Jip van Leeuwenstein 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.

Zone2Source - Resonant met Martijn Tellinga, Adi Hollander, Sagi Groner en Mark Bain

Resonant

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.

Mapping the Ground | Grounding the Map

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.

Complex Compound – Robbert van der Horst

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.

Radiant Matter – Marjolijn Dijkman and Maarten Vanden Eynde

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.

Carboniferous – Pinar Yoldas

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.

“Trust me, I’m an Artist”

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.

The Garden and the Gardener – Irene Fortuyn

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.

FIFTY PERCENT HUMAN – Sonja Bäumel

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.