Exhibition

Trespassages

4 Jun – 31 Jul 2016   /   Exhibition@Nest

Simon Senn

Curator: Eelco van der Lingen

Trespassages is the first presentation of the work by Simon Senn in The Netherlands. Some existing works are presented around a new work that was made in response to the refugee crisis. Senn went to one of the refugee camps on the Greek island of Lesbos. There he sought for interaction with some refugees and asked them to make artworks. Within this sensitive subject, he explores the boundaries of correct morals which may result in an uncomfortable and dubious feeling of discord.

Senn confronts us with our most naïve, biased and selfish self and with the impossibility of a consist correct moral. There is no correct, and no politically correct. The work has a direct appeal because of its visual presentation and the dangerous or dubious starting points, but at the same time the work is ambiguous. This way, it gives an opening to reflect on current societal questions and the possible role of the artist in these matters.

Opening by alderman Joris Wijsmuller Saturday June 4, 16.00 hrs.
Together and simultaniously with Pulchri Studio (14.00 hrs) and Galerie Maurits van de Laar (15.00 hrs)

 

 

Program

On the Spot

10 Jun 2016   /   Workshop@Nest

Art workshop for adults

Boat ride and guided tour

11 Jun 2016    11:00   /   Event@Nest

Together with Pulchri Studio, Nest organises a special way to visit two thematically related exhibtions in The Hague.

Kader Abdolah and Arna Mačkić

19 Jun 2016   /   Lezing@Nest

Lecture by Kader Abdolah and Arna Mačkić

Hollandse Meesters with Gert Jan Kocken

30 Jun 2016   /   Interview@Nest

(Nederlands) Michiel van Nieuwkerk interviewt Gert Jan Kocken

Ann Demeester meets Simon Senn

8 Jul 2016    20:00   /   Interview@Nest

(Nederlands) Op 8 juli spreekt Senn met Ann Demeester (directeur Frans Hals Museum / De Hallen Haarlem) over zijn werk.

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Thanks to

Budweiser
Gemeente Den Haag
Mondriaan
American School of The Hague
Stroom Den Haag
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