The Gerrit Rietveld Academie is a university of applied sciences for Fine Arts and Design. Their aim is to help students develop a unique style whilst gaining skills and creativity in their field. The Gerrit Rietveld Academie promotes the individual freedom of the students to develop a personal approach and determine their own future path.
In an ongoing process that oscillates between projects in public space, photography and artist’s books, Laurence Aëgerter’s work addresses the permanent transformation that lies in the essence of things. Examining the archive that shapes our collective memory, displacement and translation play an important part in her work. She has exhibited in several international solo and group shows.
Gallery A books specialises in books by and about performance art and artists. Titles include, The Best of Wim T. Schippers, The Taboo in The Arts, Fluxus, the most radical and experimental art movement of the sixties, Stanley Brouwn, a chronology and 25 Fluxus Stories.
artKitchen gallery specialises in contemporary art, consisting of a wide variety of Dutch and international artists. Under the name CultClub, they produce publications and organise cultural events.
The Merchant House presents and sells contemporary art. Established by Marsha Plotnitsky in 2012 as a modern take on the Amsterdam tradition of a merchant, it is a self-supporting exhibition space. Taking inspiration from their location, they seek to explore the city as a critical nexus and reconnect with the avant-garde themes that exemplify it.
ARTISTS 2017: Sylvie Bonnot
C&H gallery was founded to engage and support young contemporary and established artists with new visions, and concepts.
Artists linked to the "Unseen Gallery" were represented at one of the editions of Unseen by a gallery which no longer represents them today. However, we still want to display their work as part of Unseen's history.
Wim van Krimpen opened his gallery in 1978 in Amsterdam, introducing work by artists such as Gunter Forg, Isa Genzken, Anisch Kapoor, Rob Birza and Martin Disler. In 1985, Van Krimpen was director and one of the founding members of KunstRai, the first art fair of the Netherlands. Wim van Krimpen has also functioned as the director of Kunsthal Rotterdam, Fries Museum, and Gemeentemuseum The Hague.