The Reading Room is a series of reading groups revolving around short texts provided by invited guests - contemporary artists, cultural theorists, philosophers and researchers - who join us to provide insight, context and perspective on the topics at hand. The Reading Room is a joint cooperation between the artist-initiatives Platform for Thoughts in Motion and iii. It is curated by Sissel Marie Tonn and Jonathan Reus and hosted at GEMAK. […]
No Patent Pending is a nomadic performance series presenting radical interdisciplinary practices that engage with sound, image, space and the body. Imagining new tools to articulate everyday phenomena, extending the body, remapping sense perceptions, hacking and reinventing existing media and codes, creating time and space for events which find their preferred storage medium in the memory of participants. […]
Sand Songs was a program specifically conceived for the Zandmotor by an international group of interdisciplinary artists and students that were invited to imagine this location in the terms of a musical instrument that is performed by human activity as much as by the natural elements.
With works by: Marije Baalman, Lars Kynde, Tobias Lukassen, Christian Liljedahl, Ana Lemnaru, Grzegorz Marcinak, Maya Verlaak, Adam Basanta, David Pocknee, Tena Lazarevic, Jesse Smits, Kay Churcher, Cecile Gentili, Sophie Rust. […]
Pedalling Seasides is an interactive musical composition to be experienced by cyclists riding on custom designed Sonic Bikes created by internationally acclaimed sound artist and composer Kaffe Matthews, especially composed for the dune parks surrounding Kijkduin on the suthern coast of The Hague. […]
For the whole month of June 2015 the mobile multi-dome structure for immersive and synaesthetic experiences designed by Cocky Eek (FoAM) was the testbed for a range of artists invited by iii to experiment and develop new artworks for the venue, with a main focus on the in-depth exploration of the unique auditive, visual and spatial affordances of Sphæræ.
Participating artists: Robin Koek, Mischa Daams, Joris Strijbos, Matthijs Munnik, Lola Bezemer, Philip Vermeulen, Matteo Marangoni, Yolanda Uriz, Mike Rijnierse, Rob Bothof, Mariska de Groot, Ingrid Lee and Dieter Vandoren. […]
Rites for a New Utopia is a theatrical event that responds to two aspirations: the dream of abolishing traditional social hierarchies, enacted by refusing to accept the rigid separation between composer, performer, instrument maker and audience, and the ambition of returning to an ancestral unity of the arts by combining image, sound, space, movement and the body within the continuum of aesthetic experience.
With works by: Lars Kynde, Ángel Faraldo, Matteo Marangoni, Mariska de Groot, Dieter Vandoren and Horst Rickels.
Group exhibition featuring works by: Wen Chin Fu, Mariska de Groot, Matteo Marangoni, Jonathan Reus, Jeroen Uyttendaele, Dieter Vandoren and Dewi de Vree.
When modern western technologies invaded Japanese homes in the first half of the 20th century Jun'ichirō Tanizaki published In Praise of Shadows, a peculiar essay in which the novelist describes both his nostalgia for the darkness of traditional Japanese homes and his strenuous efforts to combine new technologies with old materials and habits. […]