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Group show: Experience as infinite differences (over)

27 October 2007 until 5 November 2007
  Experience as infinite differences
 
  Ellen de Bruijne Projects

Ellen de Bruijne Projects
Rozengracht 207a
1016 LZ Amsterdam
Netherlands (city map)

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Experience as infinite differences: a presentation of the honoursprogram Gerrit Rietveld academie and the University of Amsterdam UvA

You are invited to experience an exhibition that greatly attempts to not be understood as art. As 'Problematic' as this may sound, rest assured, for it is problematic!

You will experience what you have pre-conceived! Inspired by the WYSIWYG (What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get), you are confronted with an assemblage, a happy mesh of Artistic Research. Conceived after a year of co-operation, experiment, and research conducted by students of the University of Amsterdam and students of the Rietveld Art Academy Amsterdam.

The show at Ellen de Bruijne Projects is but a disquieting tease of their 'results'. It is an attempt to challenge the very confines of pre-conceived experience, as well as preconfigured regimes of (aesthetic) response to politically correct vocabularies of expression.

For the students, the project (Honoursprogram) became a challenge to fight against the idea that has branded 'experience' as 'suspicious' by the dominant voices within their multidisciplinary domains, (academic as well as artistic).

It is a challenge to correct the image of suspicion that has been eternally glued to the idea of change and emancipation. It plays with the suffocating concept of the 'eternal yardstick', that rules over every possible domain, the exhibition tries to recruit the infinite differences to shape and inform the learning eye to overcome the poverty of experience.

We hope to see you all at the opening on Saturday October 27th (17.00-19.00).

Georgia Haagsma, Ceel Mogami de Haas, Taf Hassam, Suzie Herman, Carl Johan Högberg, Ulrike van der Lee, Marjolein van der Meer, Petra Ponte, Janneke van der Putte, Imke Ruigrok, Annabel Troost, Rozan Vroman, Gijs Wahl

Opening: saturday 27 October 17.00 -19.00 hours
Exhibition: 27 October - 5 November
gallery hours: tuesday to friday 11.00 - 18.00 hours
saturday 13.00 - 18.00 hours, and first sunday of the month 14.00 - 17.00 hours

Ellen de Bruijne Projects
Rozengracht 207 A
1016 LZ Amsterdam
t. 00 31 20 530 4994
f. 00 31 20 530 4990

edbprojects@cs.com
www.edbprojects.nl

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