come closer: gemini exit (beeny’s retirement)

22 february 2019

forcing the position of not knowing, a system for deluding expertise, is at the core of this iteration of Come Closer, echoing ‘The Instrument Of Troubled Dreams’, a site-specific installation…


symposium – here is where we meet: art and resistance

June 21 2021

…activist León Ferrari (1920-2013); he was a friend of her father. During the first lockdown, she related his work to her exhibition. Together we decided to add a footnote to


misericordia – performance evening #1

28 October 2016

…October 2016, 18:00–00:00 Oude Kerk, Oudekerksplein (Red Light District), Amsterdam Admission: €5.00 (free entry with Museumkaart, vriendenpas, ICOM card, I Amsterdam city card, stadspas) Language: Dutch Buy your ticket online


nachtelijke dwaling #7 is looking for volunteers


…through the church. The performance takes place on Saturday, April 16 from 20:00 to 21:30. We will rehearse on Saturday, April 16 at 18:00 pm at Oude Kerk. Would you…


residency nicolás jaar and children of the light

15 - 21 October 2018

…abstracted form, providing an immersive experience and reacting to Jaar’s site-specific soundscape. Consequently, installation, soundscape and space will come together as one. exclusive benefiet gala An exclusive benefit gala, titled…


Amsterdam’s oldest building needs you!

Brecht Russchen

…invitation for two people to the exclusive opening of the installation on November 20, 2019, as part of the Amsterdam Art Weekend 2 tickets to the installation Poems for Earthlings…


The World After #5 – Smári Róbertsson

April 10, 2020

…Egregore is fed amidst, Now, more than ever, the Egregore renders our words meaningless And now, more than ever temples all around the world chant amidst, amidst, amidst, the status…


gerda’s house becomes artist’s residency

Brecht Russchen

…the Oude Kerk, where she, among other things, did research into the histories of (more than 20,000) people who are buried there.   Gerda’s house, March 2019. Photo: Maarten Nauw…


Over de opbouw van Poems for Earthlings

Brecht Russchen Nieuws

…Andreotta Calò, Smári Róbertsson, Christian Boltanski, Sarah van Sonsbeeck, Philip Glass, Marinus Boezem, Tony Oursler en vele anderen zich inspireren door het monument en haar context. Naast de zorg die…


adrián villar rojas: poems for earthlings

November 21, 2019 – August 16, 2020

The Oude Kerk presents Poems for Earthlings, an extensive site-specific installation by the Argentine artist Adrián Villar Rojas (Rosario, 1980). This is the first solo exhibition by this world-famous artist…