Exhibition – past
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.
Opening: 26 July 2020( 3-6 PM)
The Bioremediating Missile by Jos Volkers, worlds largest seed bomb, is coming the Zone2Source in the Amstelpark, Amsterdam (August 15th – September 5th, 2020)
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Herbarium Vivum, Driessens & Verstappen study the adaptive capacities of seven living crops under various extreme conditions
May 31 – August 23 2015
Krijn Christiaansen & Cathelijne Montens (KCCM) researched the history of the Amstelpark, that was established for a horticulture exhibition, the Floriade, in 1972. Many residues of this Floriade are, although sometimes neglected, still visible in the park. How should we deal with these residues?
May 31 – August 23 2015
Labofactory is an interdiciplinary collective that consists of scientist Jean-Marc Chomaz, architect Laurent Karst and composer Francois-Eudes Chanfraults. Together they explore the cross-overs between the imagination of art and science.
March 8 – May 17, 2015
Black² is a tribute to the 100th anniversary of Malevich Black Square. The exhibition reflects on the meaning of this seminal painting for contemporary artists who deal with phenomena from the natural sciences.
December 14 2014 – 22 February 2015
The three artists embark on an exploration where science is used to decode nature and life.
September 7 – October 12 2014
September 21 – November 30, 2014
September 21 – November 30 2014
June 21 2014
Secret Signals, an exhibition that takes place in and outside the pavilions in the Amstelpark, explores the interaction between people and their natural environment.
May 21 – 25 2014
Zone2Source will present its archive in the Rietveld Huis during the Kunstvlaai
June 21 – August 24 2014
GrondVormen presents a large mythical installation in which both new and previously realized laboratory installations are combined and connected to form the ultimate tea brewery.
June 21 – August 24 2014
Inspired by the complex improvised songs of the black bird living in forests and cities all over Europe, Bird is an interactive audio-video installation in which a virtual bird, which moves in an 8 channel space, composes algorithmic songs based on recordings of black birds.
June 21 – 30 October
Chiel Kuijl designs a new work for the birds over the big pond of the Amstelpark. The installation consists of an interactive rope sculpture with swings and two pending feeding scales: some large branches and feeding bowls above the water as seats for birds and a swing on the side of the pond for people to move the installation.
June 21 – August 24 2014
Ronald van der Meijs’ work takes place around the tension between man and machine, culture and nature. He portrays natural processes as both part and subject of the work. This installation lets technology communicate with living matter and natural elements such as water, wind, rotting fruit and evaporation.
Start from Het Glazen Huis
A site specific sound project which changes the experience of the park in a subtle manner.