Workshops/excursions

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.

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.

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.

Workshop on Speculative Biology by Pinar Yoldas

9 July 2017
In this workshop on the impact of biotechnology on contemporary art, Pinar Yoldas will be discussing bio-artists and artistic synthetic biology projects that imagine new future life forms.

Cartographies of Human Sensation workshop

13-14 August 2016
The focus of this workshop is on the “inner movement” of the body, flows which function autonomically just outside the direct reach of the conscious agency. Participants will spend 1 1/2 day creating body extensions which renegotiate relationships between the senses & environment to further activate these flows and relationships.

Presentation “Admiraal van delfshaven the 1st” & Interactive Session

3 July 2016,
The most recent piece in the series of Magnetoceptia’s wearable antenna’s – the costume ‘Admiraal van delfshaven the 1st’ will be installed and presented in the Glass House. On this day, the artists Patrizia Ruthensteiner and Dewi de Vree holds an interactive workshop on their work.

Presentation Park Sporen – April 17, 2016

17 April 2016
Artist MArjolein Boterenbrood presents her project Park Sporen, where she went underground in the Amstelpark and Gijsbrecht van Aemstelpark to create a treasure map of life under the surface of both parks and the amazing processes at work. The work displays a multi-level exploration, from the relationships between the parks and their environment to the reciprocity between underground roots and animals.

Symbiotic Systems Workshop – April 29-30, 2016

29-30 April 2016
Symbiotic Systems is a design experiment on adapting a machine to natural systems, with specific landscapes of Amstelpark as the focus. The workshop rests on the concepts of post-humanism and autopoiesis.

Excursion The Invisible Park

13 December 2015 & 28 February 2016
In 2015, Marjolijn Boterenbrood develops the project Sporen, in which she explores the invisible underground world in both the Amstelpark and Gijsbrecht van Aemstelpark. The project will culminate in a map creation to be presented in the spring of 2016. In the next months Marjolijn will lead participants on an excursion through the park to discover underground secrets.

Tempeh workshop

11 December 2015 & 7 February 2016
Under the guidance of Debra Solomon participants will produce their own block of edible tempeh that will ripen in two days within the Entropical installation.

Zone2Source Excursions

4 & 29 October 2015
Arend Wakker, ecologist, will offer an excursion on the roots of the Amstelpark inspired by the exhibition Radix Morgana.

Marjolijn Boterenbrood, children workshops ‘Traces’

29 July, 5 & 12 August 2015
These workshops are part of the ongoing project, Sporen, by Marjolijn Boterenbrood, in which she maps out the world underneath the soil through explorations, excursions, expert meetings and workshops.

Workshop De Onkruidenier

15 August 2015
De Onkruidenier offers a series of workshops in which the Amstelpark functions as a supermarket. The workshop revolves around the Amstelpark as a goods-deliverer with the aim of assigning weeds with a new meaning.

Traces excursion

16 May 2015
Excursion in Amstelpark with prof. GHP Arts, aquatic ecologist and ecotoxicologist, in the context of the project Sporen/Traces by Marjolijn Boterenbrood

Activities around Buzzbench

31 May 2015
A series of workshops and excursions for adults and children during the opening of Buzzbench, a bench built for the sharing between people and bees by AnneMarie van Splunter

Traces program

Ongoing until 31 December 2015
In this longterm project which Marjolijn Boterenbrood undertook in the fall of 2013 at Zone2Source, she will map the invisible underground nature of the Amstelpark and the Gijsbrecht van Amstelpark.