BELL invites

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30 January - 19 March 2016

Opening: Friday, January 29 at 5 p.m.
Jam: Saturday, March 19 at 7 p.m.

Guest curator: Vivian Ziherl

With: Richard Bell, Emory Douglas, Brian Elstak, Hosselaer (Farida Sedoc), Quinsy Gario, Ritzah Statia, 020 Crew

Co-curated with Aruna Vermeulen (HipHopHuis)
In partnership with the University of Colour

When invited by the Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam to undertake this exhibition Richard Bell—one of Australia’s most renowned and challenging artists— responded by passing the invitation forward. The result is a show that features Bell’s long-time collaborator Emory Douglas (former Minister of Culture of the Black Panther Party), as well a local team of artists brought forward by Aruna Vermeulen, director of the HipHopHuis, including painter Brian Elstak, designer Farida Sedoc (Hosselaer), and dancers Ritzah Statia and 020 Crew.
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BELL invites: global performance
10 hours ago - 06/02/2016

A forum on the SMBA exhibition BELL invites, in collaboration with HipHopHuis and the University of Colour.

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time: 12.30 - 5.30 pm
Location: Teijin Auditorium, Stedelijk
Museum Amsterdam
Language: Dutch / English
Admission: Entrance Fee for the Stedelijk Museum + €2,50
Reservations: here

On the occasion of the exhibition BELL Invites (Jan. 29 – Mar. 19, 2016) at the Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam and the Stedelijk Museum, together with guest curator Vivian Ziherl and co-curator Aruna Vermeulen (HipHopHuis) organizes the one-day symposium Global Performance. The program will feature lectures, performance and debate held as a Socratic dialogue within a specially designed forum architecture by Julie Peeters.
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Kamarado in Mumbai and New Delhi
2 weeks ago - 22/01/2016

22 January – 1 February 2016

As the final chapter of the series of exhibitions of Global Collaborations, ‘Kamarado’ has landed in India. In Mumbai a substantial part of it is to be seen at Clark House Initiative where it forms part of the larger framework of ephemeral and unexpected situations and micro-events, 'Liberty Taken by Surprise'.

The artists of the original 'Kamarado' involved are Sosa Joseph, Adrian Melis, Judy Blum Reddy, Mieke Van de Voort, Jeronimo Voss and Sawangwongse Yawnghwe. To these have been added Yogesh Barve, Nicoline van Harskamp, Poonam Jain, Naresh Kumar, Saviya Lopes and Diego Tonus. The exhibition consists of different events, readings and screenings and runs until February 1. It is accompanied by a short introduction by co-curator Zasha Colah.
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