Author: Manon van den Bliek

Uncategorized December 31st, 2015

Kamarado in images

From September 12 till November 8, the Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam presented the exhibition Kamarado, which was the first result of collaboration between Amsterdam and the Clark House Initiative in Bombay. Kamarado brought together a group of artists from across the world who together explored the idea of the comrade, a term which originally refers to ‘the one who shares the same room’. Kamarado was the fourth and final collaborative exhibition project realised under the umbrella of the three yearlong Global Collaborations program of the Stedelijk Museum. Below a visual impression of the images.

Kamarado, exhibition overview in Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, 2015

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Inverted Night Sky: A Conversation with Jeronimo Voss

Artist Jeronimo Voss was one of the participants in the exhibition Kamarado, which was on view in the SMBA this Fall. The exhibition is part of a series of collaborative projects within the framework of the three-year program Global Collaborations. As part of the Kamarado project, the Global Collaborations Online editorial team has interviewed several of the exhibiting artists in order to unpack some of the historical complexities that run through their works and the exhibition. Assistant Manon van den Bliek and Global Collaborations editor Christel Vesters attended Inverted Night Sky, the special event organized during the Museumnacht 2015 and spoke with Jeronimo Voss about his research.

Detail of an isophotic map of the Milky Way by Anton Pannekoek from 1927 (research material for Aspects of the Milky Way by Jeronimo Voss)

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Comrades of Time

On 13 September, in collaboration with the SMBA, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam held a public programme in the framework of Kamarado, the exhibition that opened the previous day at Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam.The programme investigated the meaning and significance of the word ‘comrade’ in today’s contemporary, globalized context. The Kamarado exhibition is part of the Stedelijk Museum’s three-year Global Collaborations research programme, and has been organized by the curators of the exhibition: Zasha Colah, Sumesh Sharma, Jelle Bouwhuis and Kerstin Winking.

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Uncategorized December 22nd, 2013

Made in Commons in Images

From November 30, 2013 till January 26, 2014 the Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam presented the exhibition Made in Commons, a collaborative project with KUNCI Cultural Studies Center in Yogyakarta. Ten artists and artist collectives from the Netherlands and Indonesia participated in the project. Made in Commons was the first exhibition in the long-term Global Collaborations research project.

Jatiwangi art Factory, Proyek Barang Bareng (The Common Goods Project) (2013)

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