AGORA GEROEZEMOES 22.04.2011


AGORA GEROEZEMOES


29 April - 24 June 2011
OPENING: 29 April, 21.00h
FINISAGE: 24 June, 21.00h

OPEN: Fri-Sun 13h-17h


MAIL ART, VIDEO ART, PERFORMANCE AND LECTURES

Having just returned from Italy in 1972, the artsits Theo van der Aa and Ger van Dijck established in Maastricht the widely recognized initiative Agora Studio which was one of the leading art initiatives in the Netherlands until the 80s.

With astounding projects from all around the world and self administered art publications, Agora accomplished a central role within an international network of artists working with former avant-garde expressions such as performance, video-art, mail-art and sound-art.

OPENING NIGHT FRIDAY APRIL 29:
Round table discussion with amongst others Guido Goosens, Theo van deer Aa, Ger van Dijck and Rod Summers, broadcasted live on Amsterdam cable television as part of 'De Hoeskteen Live a cross media workshop' initiated by the Amsterdam artist Raul Marroquin.
Music by Legal Fiction: Rosalie Wammes, Lucas Kramer, Martijn Riksen and Emmanuel Riksen

FRIDAY MAY 27:
13.00h M2M
Mailart-project initiated by the Maastricht artist Rod Summers
15.00h Reading by Caroline Dumalin, art critic (English)
15.30h Reading by Anna Banana, mailartist (English)
16.00h Performance by Anna Banana
21.00h Mailart performance by/amongst others
Anna Banana, Rod Summers, broadcasted live on De Hoeksteen Live

SATURDAY MAY 28:
13.00h
 M2M
Mailart-project initiated by the Maastricht artist Rod Summers
15.00h Reading by Bart-Jan de Graaf, assistent-curator of Museum het Domein in Sittard (Dutch)
15.30h Reading by Leen Bedaux, art-critic (Dutch)
16.00h But is it art? Performance by Anna Banana

SUNDAY MAY 29:
13.00h
 M2M
Mailart-project initiated by the Maastricht artist Rod Summers

15.00h Reading by John Everaers / Ever Arts, artist, studio owner, editor (Dutch)
15.30h Reading by Ruud Janssen, artist, publisher, founder of the IOUMA and the Tam Rubber (Dutch)
16.00h Performance by Niels Lomholt

CLOSING FRIDAY JUNE 24:
21.00h Performance by Joep Vossebeld, Frank van Valderen and Jörg Theissen, broadcasted live on De Hoeksteen Live


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