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Black²

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.

Secret Signals Opening

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.

Lab Portal 9: The TeaMachine, GrondVormen

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.

LabPortal 8: Bird, Marlena Novak & Jay Alan Yim with Jesus Duran

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.

For the Gulls, Chiel Kuijl

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.

Wind Violins, Ronald van der Meijs

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.

Secret Garden

Outdoors, ongoing
Start from Het Glazen Huis
A site specific sound project which changes the experience of the park in a subtle manner.

Ivan Henriques, Symbiotic Machine

March 9– April 27 2014
Ivan Henriques developed a prototype of an autonomous photosynthetic bio-machine which will create a symbiotic system with the environment where it is located.

Excursion with Arend Wakker

Seed excursion by Arend Wakker
With presentations by Selene Kolman and Maarten van Bodegraven
Sunday 23rd February, 2 – 4.30 PM
Assemble at the Glass House

Ronald van der Meijs, A Time Capsule of Life

October 6 – December 1, 2013
In this installation, which incorporates natural processes of growth and decay, Ronald van der Meijs compares ways in which nature and humans organize themselves.

Marjolijn Boterenbrood, Artist in Residence

September 26 – November 30
Marjolijn Boterenbrood’s research into experiences of hidden places leads up to an alternative map with which visitors can experience the Amstelpark in a new manner.

LabPortal 3: N55 in collaboration with Till Wolfer, XYZ Factory

21 July – 22 September 2013
The artists collective N55 and designer Till Wolfer presents the XYZ Factory, consisting of an exhibition and workshop, in which they concern themselves with issues of reclaiming the production process and the development of non-growth economies based on eco-friendly technologies.

Martijn Engelbregt (EGBG), MedicineFactory

21 July – 22 September 2013
MedicineFactory is a low threshold art project in which health, responsibility, social cohesion and the care for nature and environment meet each other at the work place. It is a public accessible work place in which people are given access to the healing effects of nature and make their own medicines.

Arne Hendriks, The Incredible Shrinking Man

May 19 – July 14 2013
The Incredible Shrinking Man is and ongoing speculative research project into the possibility of creating a human which is more ideally suited for our earth.