/ Post-Peace

Poster

Opening Saturday 20 May, 4pm


Exhibition, May 20 - July 26 2017

Sven Augustijnen
Ella de Búrca
Anna Dasović
Alevtina Kakhidze
Yazan Khalili
Lyubov Matyunina
Adrian Melis
Dorian de Rijk
belit sağ
Anika Schwarzlose
Radek Szlaga
Aleksei Taruts
Anastasiya Yarovenko

Curator: Katia Krupennikova

 

Post-Peace brings together artists from a variety of origins to question how war and peace appear today. Many works in the exhibition are united by common expressions of danger, fear, and the feeling of disorientation created by mass media’s multiple versions of reality.

The First World War used to be described as “the War to End All Wars” at the time, but the First World War paved the war for the Second, whose conclusion gave us the Postwar Era, defined by the central antagonism of the USA and the USSR, the “Cold War,” with its myriad proxy conflicts and regional wars. The defeat of the Soviet Union and the triumph of capitalist democracy was meant to usher in a new non-conflictual age, but this period in which the “peace” of global capitalism can only be bought at the price of continuous violence and warfare, is probably best described as Post-Peace.

The exhibition Post-Peace is not directly about war, but rather about peace. Gathered together the selected artists will expose, through a visual conversation, the screen of peace as it functions today. How much war is present in our contemporary peace? That is the question.

 

opening hours:
thu - sun 1.00 - 5.00 pm
and on appointment 

entrance €4,-
students / children <18 years €0,-
Ooievaarspas / Museumkaart / Nest-friends €0,- 
 


Auction, Friday June 23, 5 pm

Budvar Young Art Event #2

On Friday, June 23, Nest and Budweiser Budvar are presenting the second edition of Budvar Young Art Event. The Budvar Young Art Event is an evening full of art by young artists, nice talks about art and the possibility to take your favorite piece, for a very moderate price, home with you. 
While the recent exhibition Post Peace functions as background decoration, young, ambitious artists are showing what they are busy with at the moment. Many artists are present themselves and are happy to tell you more about their work. Has an artwork caught your attention? Then you can post an offer and possibly take the artwork home with you at the end of the evening. 
A couple of "Art meetings", hosted by Patty Morgan, are part of the evening as well. Take part at a talk and find out why you like an artwork or not, by discussing it with others. While a DJ provides the evening with music, one can have a look at art works, have relaxed conversations on art and eat some snacks. All with a beer in your hand. The auction will take place from 5 pm until 9 pm, the event will continue for a while afterwards.


From 5 pm (auction closes at 9 pm) 
free entrance


Performance, Sunday July 23 2017, 4 pm, Zaal 3

Jaha Koo: Lolling and Rolling

Many children in South Korea are being forced by their parents to undergo a tongue-operation, even if their tongue totally normal. The so called "Lingual Frenectomy" is supposed to improve the English pronounciation. To be able to speak properly English - according to the American example - means career oppurtinities and wealth. Shortly said, a beter life. Lolling and Rolling depicts this social phenomena as starting point. Starting as a simple Power Point presentation develops itself into a moving tragedy: a fictional story, at which Koo shows how colonialism and empirialism defines the destiny of a entire family. 

 

Zaal 3, De Constant Rebecqueplein 20B
16.00 hr
entrance € 5,- 



Verwend Nest Workshop, May 31, June 21

Verwend Nest

Workshop for children between 6 and 12

Join in with a workshop on Wednesday afternoon, especially for the 'Verwende Nesten'. Get yourself inspired by what is on show in the exhibition space and get to work.

During this exhibition on May 31 and June 21
group 1: 13:30 - 15:00 h
group 2: 15.30 - 17.00 h

Not a Verwend Nest yet? Give it a try during a first free lesson and find out if you like it. An Ooievaarspas gives you a 50% discount.

Information and memberships: brechtje @nestruimte.nl

 


image: Megan Morris


 Sven Augustijnen

 Ella de Búrca

 Anna Dasović

  Alevtina Kakhidze

 Yazan Khalili

 Lyubov Matyunina

 Adrian Melis

 Dorian de Rijk

 belit sağ

 Anika Schwarzlose

 Radek Szlaga

 Aleksei Taruts

Anastasiya Yarovenko