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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.
15 January - 17 January 2016
Opening: Friday, 15 January, 5 - 7 p.m.
SMBA presents the exhibition 'Paula Albuquerque - The Webcam as an Emerging Cinematic Medium'. It is the outcome of the first PhD in Artistic Research involving a collaboration between the University of Amsterdam and the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. This research combines theory and art practice to analyse video surveillance as form of filmmaking and the consequent impact on processes of subjectification in urban spaces.