Calendar

24/05/2019 to 30/06/2019

Exhibition Lyubov Matyunina - I am a tool of gentrification

I am a tool of gentrification is an experimental documentary series by Lyobov Matyunina in which she aims to explore complex shifts in the gentrification process of Amsterdam. What is the role of the artist in this process? How we can make use of the current situation and turn it into a positive development for the arts and artists?

The project aims to function as a series of speculative propositions on the subject of how to make gentrification work for Amsterdam-based artists and...

16/05/2019

Art Machines 0.1 - Talk: Joost Rekveld at Sensorlab

CCU and LIMA invite you for an inspiring evening with Joost Rekveld, the Dutch master of media art and experimental film. For years now, Joost has been motivated by the question of what we can learn from a dialogue with machines. In his work, he explores the sensory consequences of systems of his own design, often inspired by forgotten corners in the history of science and technology. The evening is introduced by Sanneke Huisman (LIMA media art platform, followed by Joost his talk in which he takes you through his extensive oeuvre and thereby gives a refreshing perspective on the history of media art and science.
23/04/2019 to 24/05/2019

Social Capital #2 Amsterdam-West. Reflections on a City in Flux

Social Capital #2 Amsterdam-West
Reflections on a City in Flux
 
Amsterdam is expanding rapidly because of economic and social forces. As a result, the public domain is under increasing pressure. Despite regulations, monoculture and commodification, how can we continue to see public space as a place for imagination and adventure? To address this question, TAAK launched the multi-year art project Social Capital. For Social Capital #2 West LIMA and TAAK collaborated with...

17/04/2019 to 20/05/2019

Samira Elagoz - The Young and The Willing

From Wednesday April 17 until May 20 The Young and The Willing by Samira Elagoz will be exhibited in LIMA's gallery space in the basement of LAB 111. Opening on Wednesday April 17 at 6 PM.
17/04/2019

LIMA at Jungle Amsterdam: Variscoop #3

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In collaboration with John Prop (stichting Polderlicht) LIMA presents Variscoop #3; the last of the three Variscoop evenings filled with video- and sound art from artists working and/or living in The Netherlands. Minimal animation, digital image manipulations, color experiments, soundscapes and artistic documentaries, the works that are presented this evening show great variation and diversity. The artists are present and will be interviewed. 

Gerco Ruijter & Michel Banabila:...

28/03/2019

The Story of Technoviking.

The Story of Technoviking.
Thursday March 28, 20.00 - 22.30
LIMA, Arie Biemondstraat 111, Amsterdam
Press Lots of Keys to Abort in collaboration with The Institute of Networked Cultures and LIMA
Entrance: € 11,- euro / free with Cineville
Language: English

Expect a varied program that includes the introduction of Press Lots of Keys to Abort, a short film about microwaves, popcorn, the film 20Hz (2011) by Semiconductor from the collection of LIMA...

27/03/2019

LIMA at Jungle Amsterdam: Variscoop #2

In collaboration with John Prop (stichting Polderlicht) LIMA presents Variscoop #2; the second of the three Variscoop evenings filled with video- and sound art from artists working and/or living in The Netherlands. Minimal animation, digital image manipulations, color experiments, soundscapes and artistic documentaries, the works that are presented this evening show great variation and diversity. The artists are present and will be interviewed. 

At Variscoop #2 the following works...

22/03/2019

Digital Canon?! Launch

On Friday, March 22, LIMA launched the Dutch canon of digital art. The presentation, by Sanneke Huisman and Jan Robert Leegte, took place in front of an international audience during the annual Transformation Digital Art symposium.

The art-historical canon has been under fire for several decades. The idea of a canon, independent of time and place and based on universal characteristics of quality, is increasingly refuted. But a new form of canon formation has led to a renewed...

21/03/2019 to 22/03/2019

Transformation Digital Art Symposium 2019

Transformation Digital Art symposium is designed as an opportunity to share best practices concerning both artist-led and institutional strategies geared towards the future presentation of born-digital and software-based art.
14/03/2019

CCTV TV: An evening with CAMP

Mumbai-based interdisciplinary studio CAMP’s latest commission, In Cameras Res, is a dark city-symphony shot with state of the art surveillance equipment from atop some of Amsterdam’s iconic buildings. In advance of the installation’s 16 March opening at De Appel, artists Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran present two of the studio’s earlier acclaimed projects that examine surveillance, society, and cinematic apparatus, followed by a discussion with curator Rachael Rakes and an audience Q&A.

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