- BRAK 4.1: Remco Torenbosch and Nickel van Duijvenboden
- BRAK 4: Thomas I’Anson and G.J. de Rook
- A spectacle of consequences
- Documentatie Brak
- BRAK 2.7: gerlach en koop and Martijn in ‘t Veld
- BRAK 3: ADA and Frédéric Sanchez
- BRAK 3: ADA | About Games and Being Serious
- BRAK 2.5: David Stamp ‘The Which, The Where, The When, The How’
- BRAK TALK 2: Beside Itself
- BRAK 2: Bas van den Hurk and Martijn Hendriks
New Rotterdam exhibition platform
BRAK is a new Rotterdam exhibition platform organizing four presentations annually within Duende. BRAK’s programmatical approach focuses on giving space for the expression of individual artistic practices while building up an overview of current methodologies specifically focusing on the development of autonomous art.
This year’s program is divided into four loose themes that jointly suggest an image of the different strategies and approaches in which artists try to further the traditions of Modern Art.
The first two presentations refer to the theme of Minimalism; one of the guiding and propelling subjects and methods of Modern Art. Minimalism here is not intended as -ism, ideology or school but as the general endeavor for clarity of image as artimage. The method to unite content and form by means of reduction is one of the determining and pervasive essentials in the production of artworks.
The third presentation deals with the context of the business and production of art as the subject of artistic research.
The fourth revolves around the usage of text as artistic medium, whether as artobject or as reflective and analytical medium that is part of the artproduct.
- New Minimalism’s
- Old–New Minimalism’s
The exhibitions are duo-presentations with each artist relating differently to the theme. In this manner the differing approach and position of the respective artists become apparent. From these differences the possibility of disclosure, positioning and dialogue arises.
A panel discussions –BRAK TALK– will accompany each show and will address some of the questions, issues and positions raised by the participating artists and is intended to promote knowledge exchange within the visual arts. These discussions will take place on the final day of the exhibition.
The first BRAK exhibit features a presentation of Evi Vingerling and Ton Schuttelaar
Friday October 22, 2010 at 20pm
Exhibition opening hours
October 23-24: 1pm-5pm
October 25-November 14: open on appointment
Sunday November 14, 2010 at 2.30pm
Participants to be announced
BRAK is made possible with the generous support of Gemeente Rotterdam, dienst Kunst en Cultuur.