Using time and space as her material, artist Germaine Kruip creates a choreography of light and sound which repeats itself endlessly.
11 September 2015 – 3 January 2016
Opening and Artist Talks: 10 September 2015, 4 pm
‘Art In The Age Of…Asymmetrical Warfare’, the third and final iteration of Witte de With’s year-long focus on the social implications of applied science as recorded through the vector of art, considers the irregular, and often uneven nature of the hybrid battlefield today.
Throughout the exhibition artist and writer Douglas Coupland shares his thoughts on globalization, terror, the Internet, pop-culture, social media and the resulting accelerated image economy. Taking its title from the phenomenon in which digital data spontaneously and quickly decomposes, Bit Rot creates an associative and visually playful constellation in which memory, loss, fame, violence, destruction, and creation are subjects for contemplation.
Character Is Fate, a new installation by artist Willem de Rooij, showcases an astrological birth chart Piet Mondrian had made in 1911. A special display system that relates to the solar calendar allows for the birth chart to be illuminated by the sun, best seen from 2.15 pm to 2.30 pm each day.