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03/26/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
“Two manifolds with boundaries can be glued together along a boundary. If this is done the right way, the result is also a manifold. Similarly, two boundaries of a single manifold can be glued together..”

Join today the opening of the exhibition ‘Gluing Along Boundaries’ by Martín La Roche Contreras at Manifold Books.

Two boxes will be gradually unpacked and displayed during the course of...
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03/24/2017 at 12:31. Facebook
Congratulations to Saskia Noor van Imhoff for winning the ABN AMRO Art Award 2017! We are very happy for her and are looking back to her memorable exhibition at De Appel last year.

Artwork: Saskia Noor van Imhoff, Installation view #+21.00, De Appel 2016. Courtesy Galerie Fons Welters. Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij
de Appel arts centre
03/22/2017 at 18:28. Facebook
Pablo Helguera, "The civil war has descended in such chaos that our only chance is to bring a curator to make a biennial about it" (2017).

Commissioned by De Appel Curatorial Programme 2016-17 for "Why Is Everybody Being So Nice?"

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03/22/2017 at 17:46. Facebook
A four-day programme investigating moments of friction between ethics and etiquette in the knowledge economy.

Why Is Everybody Being So Nice? is a four-day long programme of panel discussions, workshops, screenings and performances that will investigate different case studies about the ethical and behavioural codes of conduct in the art world – where, in the words of Martha Rosler, “Niceness”...
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Why Is Everybody Being So Nice? - De Appel Curatorial Programme

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De Appel en de Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) nodigen u van harte uit voor een seminar in de context van het tentoonstellingsproject ‘Activating Artifacts: About Academia’.

Het seminar wordt georganiseerd in het kader van de tentoonstelling ‘Activating Artifacts: About Academia’, die gepresenteerd wordt op de Rozenstraat 59 door De Appel in samenwerking...
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Seminar 'Activating Artifacts: About Academia'

Tomorrow the Netherlands will vote and much is at stake. An estimated 41 procent of young people under 25 do not vote, and under forties another 1,2 million votes are lost.

Come on and vote tomorrow!

Image: Roosje Klap
Interesting review on the Muntadas show on
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With ‘Activating Artifacts: About Academia’, a newly commissioned exhibition by Muntadas, we delve into themes of privatisation, corporatisation, gentrification and globalisation of American higher education. Niels Van Tomme, Director De Appel, originally conceived the project for the Center for Art, Design and...
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Antoni Muntadas - / critics' picks
"Van filosofische reflecties over pedagogie en emancipatie tot kritische opmerkingen over de 'vermarkting' van kennis."

Een reflectie van Debbie Broekers over 'Activating Artifacts: About Academia' van Spaanse kunstenaar Muntadas en Footnotes #0: 'Good Luck, See You After The Revolution', een presentatie door Mira Asriningtyas, Lucrezia Calabrò Visconti en Shona Mei Findlay van het...
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De nieuwe Appel geeft veel context en kaders, maar waar blijft de vorm? - Reviews - Metropolis M
Yes we are open! Young and old were present during the opening of the solo-exhibition of Muntadas “Activating Artifacts: About Academia” which is still on view until 16 April 2017. Keep an eye on our website for further announcements on special tours and our seminar organised together with the University of Amsterdam on 27 March. Good things are coming up.

Images: Elise Gherlan @VisuElise
What's to be done in these uncertain times? Metropolis M asked several artists, curators and critics. Including Niels Van Tomme who talks about De Appel and its move from the center to the periphery. Full article you can order here: [ Link ]
Dear all, De Appel is moving and we are giving away some overstock books. Please come by on Friday February 17 between 4 and 6 pm to make your choice! Friends are welcome too! Location: Prins Hendrikkade 142.
Muntadas, Activating Artifacts: About Academia, 2017 at De Appel. Photo by Cassander Eeftinck Schattenkerk
Two openings coming up today! 3pm at UvA art history department and 4pm at Rozenstraat 59. Join us to celebrate the start of De Appel 2017! [ Link ]
We are more than excited and happy with the launch of our new website! Big thanks to #ozgurkaracan #saboday #carlapeer
Looking forward to this Saturday! We start at UvA at 3pm and at Rozenstraat at 4pm. Join us!

Footnotes #0: Good Luck, See You After the Revolution

The FOOTNOTES presentation "Good Luck, See You After the Revolution" comments on Antoni Muntadas’ solo-exhibition "About Academia: Activating Artifacts" within the broader framework of radical education programmes in the arts. It does so by emphasizing a highly selective genealogy leading up to the founding of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT, the experimental art and research...
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Footnotes #0: Good Luck, See You After the Revolution