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Finissage Rhizome BWH 2.0

10|02|17 – 11|02|17

INVITATION:  Cityscapes Foundation cordially invites you to a last special event in the BurgerWeesHuis: The FINISSAGE of the exhibition ‘RHIZOME- BWH 2.0’ with talks, performance, a discussion, a new drawing installation, and disco on Saturday, February 11, 2017, 5-9 pm.

The presentations start at 5.30. Wear warm shoes/clothes!

RSVP: With regard to preparations please notify us of your coming before February 7. at noortje@cityscapesgallery.nl

A last chance to see the BurgerWeesHuis and ‘RHIZOME- BWH 2.0’, including an impressive new shoot: A drawing installation inspired by the BWH, from artist Semna van Ooy!

LOCATION: Burgerweeshuis, IJsbaanpad 3, Amsterdam
PERIOD: January 10 – February 11, 2017
VISIT:  Fridays and Saturdays,  2 – 6 pm or by appointment
FINISSAGE: Saturday February 11, 2017, 5 – 9 pm

On Saturday february 11 (5 – 9 pm) we conclude our stay in the iconic BurgerWeesHuis and the exhibition ‘RHIZOME: BWH 2.0’ with a festive finissage including presentations a discussion by architect Wessel de Jonge and participating artists Frank Havermans, Simcha Roodenburg and a performance conceptualized byTicho Brouwer. The discussion will be focussed on architectural renovation, especially of the BWH, awareness of historical layering and potential roles and connections of art with regard to (renovative) architecture.
After the presentations our ‘Gallery DJ’ will give a ‘steaming hot wind-up’ of this years memorable yet frosty winter event.

Prof. Ir. Wessel de Jonge occupies the chair of the Heritage & Design department at the TU Delft. As founder and director of Wessel de Jonge Architecten BNA BV, he’s responsible for the renovation of the BurgerWeesHuis. Other renovations of famous buildings by him are for example the Sanatorium Zonnestraal, and the Van Nelle Fabriek.

Frank Havermans is a typical Cityscapes Artist: His internationally appreciated work is structurally focused on cities and architecture. His works are divided in architectural interventions in public space (KAPKARs) and  models (in 2D or 3D) for future developments of cities (TOFUDs). Havermans work was already twice nominated for the international Mies van der Rohe price. At ‘RHIZOME: BWH 2.0’, Havermans shows his impressive TOFUD, Amsterdam#Zuidas.

Simcha Roodenburg had to choose between the conservatory and Art Academy at seventeen. He went to the Rietveld Academy and took a special shortcut to the famous Ateliers Amsterdam 4 years later. He kept playing the guitar and merges elements of music into his impressive architectural installations. Usually working with rough wood, he incidentally also makes intricate ceramic sculptures. At ‘RHIZOME: BWH 2.0′, Roodenburg shows both a wooden installation and some ceramics.

Ticho Brouwer graduated from the Rietveld Academy only two years ago, with a focus on site specific installations. The last few years he resided in the BWH resulting in a special interest and knowledge of it’s extraordinary architecture. The title Rhizome-BWH 2.0 was actually inspired by hiis view on the building. He contributed to the exhibition with a soundwork in which human voice relates to the special domes of the BWH.

PARTICIPATING in the exhibition :  Ticho Brouwer, Eva Crebolder, Jean Bernard Koeman, Krijn de Koning, Jeroen Kramer, Taro Lukas, Frank Havermans, Jurijn Hufenreuter, Jeroen Molenaar, Daniel Mullen, Remy & Veenhuizen, Hortense Lauras, Tilmann Meyer Faje, MVRDV, NL Architects, Semna van Ooy, Simcha Roodenburg, Sandro Setola,  Kim Wawer, Dickens van der Werff, Jolan van der Wiel, Peter Zegveld, Edwin Zwakman.