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New client: Julidans
Julidans is the international festival for contemporary dance. This year, the celebrated festival will organise its 30th edition. Julidans presents both the great masters and the enfants terribles of contemporary dance in various locations in Amsterdam. 30 June - 12 July 2020.
Monument Magazine No. 2 Launch
Monument is a fanzine dedicated to the "Dutch Wave", a group of Dutch fashion designers active around the turn of the century. Each issue is dedicated to one designer or design duo. This second issue - launched at Athenaeum Bookstore Amsterdam - focusses on the work of Keupr/van Bentm. Monument is a project by Mary-Lou Berkulin and Karen van de Kraats.
The Hoodie opens at Het Nieuwe Instituut
The hoodie explores the role of a fashion garment as a socio-political carrier. The hoodie is a staple of contemporary dress, hyped as a trend and a must-have item; but elsewhere it is also a topic of moral panic, banned by certain institutions and dissected by the media as an emblem of inequality, crime or deviancy. Contributions by Rick Owens, VETEMENTS, Lucy Orta, John Edmonds, Prem Sahib, David Hammons, Exactitudes, Campbell Addy and many more. Curated by wirter and curator Lou Stoppard. Until 14 April 2020.
Body Control at De Kerk / Museum Arnhem
To which extent can we, as humans, engineer our bodies? The exhibition Body Control, staged at De Kerk the temporary space of Museum Arnhem, focusses on jewellery and fashion at the boundaries of the human body. Contributions by Iris van Herpen, Katja Prins, Sinéad O'Dwyer, Ted Noten among others. Curated by Anne-Karlijn van Kesteren. Until 26 January 2020.
HACKED by__ capsule collection with ASN Bank
HACKED by__ realised their first capsule collection in collaboration with ASN Bank. Fashion designers Alexander van Slobbe and Francisco van Benthum created new garments, completely built from fashion industry leftovers. Produced in the Netherlands and available at X BANK in Amsterdam and through their webstore.
Dylan Westerweel wins Lichting 2019
Lichting, the debutant ball for up-and-coming fashion talent, took place at De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam as part of Amsterdam Fashion Week. Fourteen graduates from the seven Dutch fashion academies presented themselves to an international audience. Dylan Westerweel, graduated at ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, was chosen as the most promising talent by an international panel of fashion professionals.
Duran Lantink: Old Stock at Centraal Museum
Centraal Museum Utrecht presents new work by the emerging fashion designer Duran Lantink. His first solo exhibition is an adventurous tryptich in which themes like sustainability and diversity take central stage. For the exhibition he skillfully cut up old pieces fom the fashion collection of the museum and crafted them into new garments. Also on display: His sistaaz of the castle project (created together with Jan Hoek), the 'straight from the salesbin' installation, and a new video by Nick Knight.