15 Sep
Opening: The Power of Collaboration exhibition
September 15, 2022

Date: Sept 15th         Time: 18h          Free entrance

Join us for the opening of The Power of Collaboration, Treehouse NDSM's second month-long exhibition. This group show features 9 works by local artists that reflect on the immense potential -and nuances- of collective thought and action, as well as a series of lectures and workshops.

The Power of Collaboration attempts to move away from the focus on the individual and reflect on the huge network of connections and interactions at the base of any transformative action. Within a community (be that human, more-than-human or both), members collaborate for protection, nutrition, or just for help to get around. Even the smallest cooperation can have enormous implications, driving the vital force of change needed to tackle the most urgent issues.

But these exchanges do not occur without tension. How do we navigate the strain between individuality and collectivity? What are the boundaries that we set for ourselves or are set for us? What are the conditions for real dialogue to take place? If we really defy anthropocentric narratives based on domination, what would true interspecies cohabitation look like?

Participating artists: Brechtje van Dijk, Liesje van den Berk, Kam Seng Aung, Joshua Weitzel, Sam Tsao, Bruna Souza, Marte van Haaster, Antrianna Moutoula and Ella Tighe, Lies Aris and Judith Segers, Margot Domart, Adriana Rhode and Esther Kin.


19h - 19h30: ‘I give you a line’, participatory performance by Liesje van den Berk (Register to participate by sending an email to liesjeberk@gmail.com)

19h45 - 20h45: 'Collective cycle', a sound walk in NDSM Werf by Margot Domart

Photo: Land Ally by Marte van Haaster.

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