During the summer months Zone2Source invites artists for shorter or longer work periods in the Orangerie (and occasionally at other times of the year in het Glazen Huis) to develop their artistic practice in the context of the Amstelpark.
Orangerie | 5 July to 31 July, 2022 | Part of Our Living Soil Moerasmiddagen is a participatory public programme with sensory research about experiencing the vulnerability of the soil. …Read more
The Glazen Huis | 1 – 27 February, 2022 Open day February 27, 12.00 – 15.00 hours As part of our Park Studio program, Zone2Source welcomes Sarah van Sonsbeeck in …Read more
From September 9th – mid October 2021 Lex ter Braak will work on his long-term project Bilderbaumbuch in the Zone2Source Orangerie
For two weeks (25th August – 8th September, 2021) performance artist Mariken Overdijk will reside in the Orangerie, a Room of Glass, to see through One’s Own
KERN is a dance performance by Isabelle Nelson and crew. The performance will take place on August 21st at 17.00 and 19.00h. Tickets are available through Isabelle’s website
June 17 – August 18, 2021 Annelinde de Jong will be the artist in residence in the Orangerie Public viewing days: July 4th and 24, and Saturday August 14th, finissage …Read more
The work period and a presentation in the Orangerie with the artist Robbert van der Horst (scheduled for two weeks in August and September 2021) is postponed to a later date because of unforeseen circumstances
May 29th – June 18th, 2021 On view through the windows and during a public day (6 June 14.00 – 17.00) For three weeks, artist Jacqueline Heerema uses het Glazen …Read more
29th May – 13th June, 2021 Visible through the window and open during a public day For two weeks, artist Jaqueline Heerema will use het Glazen Huis as a workspace …Read more
Working period in the Orangerie The closing exhibition HEATPULP can be visited from Sunday June 6th until Wednesday June 9th. From the 21st of May until the 10th of June, …Read more
26 juli – 22 november 2020 De Onkruidenier worked from the Orangerie on an installation and a new lexicon for a miniature forest in the heemtuin, the botanical garden of …Read more
June 15 – July 20, 2020 Linda Molenaar is artist in residence at Zone2Source. During that time she works from Monday to Friday in the Orangerie, the beautiful plant greenhouse …Read more
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
23 October 2016 – Zone2Source’s Alice Smit initiated and organized the artist residency in Botanische Tuin Zuidas, where artists are invited to provide an alternative artistic outlook on Botanical Garden.
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 – 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.
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
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.
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?
September 7 – October 12 2014
21 June – 24 Augustus 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. The Theemachine is an installation of plants, glass, volumes and curious objects which give the impression of a laboratory with aspects bordering on the incredible.
26 September – 30 December 2013
Marjolijn Boterenbrood will be working in the Amstelpark for two months, until 15 October 2013 in the Orangerie and then in the Rietveld Huis. Her research into experiences of hidden places in the park will result in the creation of an alternative map that allows visitors to experience the Amstelpark in a new way.
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.
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.