9-13 September – Art professionals from The Netherlands visit Germany
In collaboration with the Embassy of the Netherlands in Berlin and the Netherlands consulate in Düsseldorf a group of art professionals from different cities in The Netherlands will take part in the Mondriaan Fund visitors program. The trip is taking place in relation to a visit by German curators to several Dutch institutions in the context of the visitors program that was organised in the beginning of June.
During the trip a diverse range of institutions will be visited in Düsseldorf, Essen, Dortmund and Berlin. A few examples are: KAI10 | Arthena Foundation, Zero Foundation, Neuer Essener Kunstverein, Kunstverein Dortmund and KW Institute for Contemporary Art. The goal of the trip is the expansion of professionals networks and collaboration between German and Dutch art institutions.
The participants: Roel Arkesteijn (curator De Domijnen), Valentijn Byvanck (director Marres, Huis voor Hedendaagse Cultuur), Docus van der Made (curator of academic and public programs Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art), Daphne Rieken (programmer and editor Extrapool), David Smeulders (curator of education and communication De Appel) and Lua Vollaard (curator Stroom).