Found 168 works in collection "De Appel"

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  • -No Title-
    -No Title- Jannis Kounellis
    'I think my greatest aspiration (...) is to become a needle to sew everything up, but first to push my way in there, and sew all this history up again. I don’t want to delve into the past for archaeological pleasure (...) but because the past has a realit...
    1974, 21'54'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • 10 juni
    10 juni Jana Haimsohn
    'Jana Haimsohn is a petite, very intense, young woman. (...) In all of Jana’s work her concentration and emotional intensity from which the sound and movement are produced is as beautiful to look at as anything I have ever seen.' (in 'Jane Crawford, art p...
    1979, 39'32'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • 1e Performance De  Appel
    1e Performance De Appel Wim T Schippers
    On April 7th and 8th, 1978, Wim T. Schippers gives two performances at De Appel. These performances opened an exhibition which included a small cut-up painting in Cobra style, a ‘table display of French cheese’ and some rolls of money. During the first pe...
    1978, 62'25'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • 2e Performance De Appel 1e deel
    2e Performance De Appel 1e deel Wim T Schippers
    1978, 62'16'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • 2e Performance De Appel 2e deel
    2e Performance De Appel 2e deel Wim T Schippers
    Wim T. Schippers gives two performances on the occasion of the opening of his exhibition. This second performance by Schippers is similar to the first: Schippers is full of jokes and pranks, takes photos of the audience, sings songs, and improvises to his...
    1978, 32'04'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • The 2nd Routine
    The 2nd Routine Allan Kaprow
    The opening title remarks of Allan Kaprow's video 'The 2nd Routine' preface the viewer as to the subjectively illustrated viewpoint of this edit over one of pure documentation. The sequence of eight exercises that follows forms part of that 'blurring of a...
    1974, 15'00'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • The 3rd Routine
    The 3rd Routine Allan Kaprow
    Allan Kaprow's Activities and his video works from the 1970s can be placed somewhere between conceptual art, performance art, and the social sciences. In The 3rd Routine, two people, in turn, carry out a series of actions. On the screen, the neutrally for...
    1974, 60'17'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • 4 maart 1977 Bonnefanten Museum
    4 maart 1977 Bonnefanten Museum Gerrit Dekker
    Documentation of a performance in the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht in which the artist constantly moves his eyes up and down.
    1977, 63'14'', Video, De Appel, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Time Based Arts, LIMA
  • 5 Raume
    5 Raume Christoph Rutimann
    1984 - 1985, 29'08'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • The 61 hours in de Appel band I
    The 61 hours in de Appel band I Sef Peeters
    Peeters is filming himself from the back, while seated at a desk. He is writing in a notebook. In the next shot, he is scrubbing the text ‘wiped out’ off the floor, using a face flannel. In the third act, he is filming a monitor that is connected to the c...
    1976, 13'54'', Video, De Appel, RCE, LIMA
  • The 61 Hours in de Appel band II
    The 61 Hours in de Appel band II Sef Peeters
    With 'for those who love me, for those who hate me' as his motto, Peeters films himself during various activities. This second tape is of a more personally physical nature than the first one. It is the registration of normal activities of the body. Breath...
    1976, 17'53'', Video, De Appel, RCE, LIMA


  • ABC- We Print Anything in the Cards
    ABC- We Print Anything in the Cards Carolee Schneemann
    This performance, recorded at De Appel, is completely different from what would be expected from Schneeman. Schneeman herself describes her performance as a ‘lecture with images’. She is sitting up straight, almost formally, in front of a white screen. He...
    1977, 58'27'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Afternoon at the Porta Rossa Hotel with A.Smith
    Afternoon at the Porta Rossa Hotel with A.Smith Chris Burden
    Burden and a woman find themselves in a hotel room playing strip poker, their faces are out of view. The loser walks away passing in front of the camera, so that the naked body can be seen from close by. In the next shot, the woman is lying naked on the b...
    1975, 26'28'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Albe of Zonsopgangen
    Albe of Zonsopgangen Marco Bagnoli
    The events captured on this tape took place in Laren, 20 km from Amsterdam. The video is a recording of a process of a hot air balloon taking off from the heath at sunrise.
    1984, 8'45'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Amsterdam Performance
    Amsterdam Performance Urs Lüthi
    1975, 24'43'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Animation
    Animation Stuart Marshall
    Dit werk begint met een shot van een beeldbuis met daarop een still van een kind op een glijbaan. Het kind zit bovenaan de glijbaan, op de grens tussen stilstand en beweging. Het beeld is vertraagd tot frame voor frame, waardoor het uiteindelijk lijkt als...
    1975, 4'12'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Anthology - Disappearance
    Anthology - Disappearance Susan Russel
    Images filmed from a car glide across the screen, accompanied by piano music. The text: 'I don’t come here very much anymore' is whispered repeatedly. Then Russel reads out a text, some phrases of which she repeats. The text slowly fades away. Meanwhile, ...
    1978, 12'41'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Anthology - Tech Baby
    Anthology - Tech Baby Susan Russel
    'I’ve never been lonely since I’ve had all my media around me'. The tape Tech Baby is a story about a listless, bored girl, who regains her zest for life due to active involvement with the mass media (notably video). The video is split up into three pa...
    1978, 25'13'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Anthology TV Hot-TV Cold
    Anthology TV Hot-TV Cold Susan Russel
    Wearing a brightly coloured aerobic outfit, Russel is standing in front of an equally conspicuous wall full of slogans on the mass media. While beating out a rhythm on a tambourine, she is dancing and rapping the following text: 'TV hot, TV cold, TV in t...
    1978, 9'31'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Arcanum
    Arcanum Stuart Marshall
    In Arcanum is de mond van Marshall in beeld die andere tekst uitspreekt dan de zin die te horen is, nl. 'Under the table and make no sound'. Langzaam komt de tekst die de mond uitspreekt, nl. iets als 'wrapped in clouds nobody’s the wiser', er doorheen. H...
    1977, 5'13'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Art and Technology 'yankee ingenuity'
    Art and Technology 'yankee ingenuity' Chris Burden
    'During the two-month period of August 24 to October 16, 1975, I conceived, designed and constructed a small one-passenger automobile. My goal was to design a fully operational four-wheeled vehicle which would travel 100 miles per hour and achieve 100 mil...
    1975, 15'03'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • art, kunst, diet
    art, kunst, diet Gerard P. Päs
    This performance took place at De Appel. Päs is standing behind a table, with a cake in front of him. In English, he recounts 'a story about art', as he calls it himself. While he is talking, he is also eating the cake. The story begins in his childhood, ...
    1979, 22'37'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • At the Shrink's (a Fake Hologram)
    At the Shrink's (a Fake Hologram) Laurie Anderson
    During a performance at De Appel, Amsterdam, Anderson is sitting in an easy chair, or rather: an image of the artist is projected onto the chair. She is telling an anecdote about a session with her psychiatrist. Anderson eventually comes to the conclusion...
    1977, 3'13'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Audience/Performer/Mirror
    Audience/Performer/Mirror Dan Graham
    An audience, a 'performer' and a mirror (as brought together in De Appel in Amsterdam) form the three active component parts of this art work by Dan Graham. Graham stands in of front the audience which is reflected and duplicated in a large mirror. With g...
    1977, 17'45'', Video, De Appel, MonteVideo, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, LIMA
  • Die Auspeitschung
    Die Auspeitschung Sandro Antal
    'I am a fist and foot worker.' (S. Antal) In 'Die Auspeitschung' (the lashing) Antal is dressed as a soldier. He is standing before a large canvas, while on the floor lies a sheet of white paper on which a bright lamp is shining. Antal marches across t...
    1978, 40'36'', Video, De Appel, LIMA


  • Beangarden
    Beangarden Alison Knowles
    ['…'] In her performance The Bean Garden, Knowles makes a Japanese garden in a dish, using beans, rocks and water. When the garden is ready, she puts it in the windowsill. Finally, she clears everything up. The Bean Garden is one of a series of four ‘be...
    1976, 7'28'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • The Big Sleep 2
    The Big Sleep 2 Barbara Bloom
    For The Big Sleep 2, Barbara Bloom makes use of the film The Big Sleep, based on a detective story by Raymond Chandler and starring Humphrey Bogart. The tape begins with promotional matter, after which a voice-over briefly summarizes the film we are about...
    1977, 62'31'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Binnenhavenbrug
    Binnenhavenbrug Bernard Besson
    '----' (1973) In this video, the Binnenhavenbrug in Rotterdam is both the subject and the carrier of the camera. This is placed in a fixed position on the bridge railing, and is twice turned to face a different direction. This results in a constantl...
    1973, 17'59'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • body music I
    body music I Charlemagne Palestine
    In the performance space the artist is standing on his knees and singing. Then he starts to hit the floor with his knees. Afterwards, he gets up on his feet and starts to run in circles, occasionally bumping into the walls. During all this time he doesn’t...
    1974, 12'37'', Video, De Appel, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, LIMA
  • body music II
    body music II Charlemagne Palestine
    In this video we can see the rooms of the Villa Medici through the camera adjusted to the artist’s shoulder. He runs from one room to another singing and increasing the speed gradually.
    1974, 8'03'', Video, De Appel, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, LIMA
  • Break
    Break Willoughby Sharp
    Vanuit de bosjes wordt een huis gefilmd. Langzaam nadert de camera het pand, waaruit geschreeuw komt. Een mannenstem schreeuwt 'break, break, break, gonna break here, gotta break from here, gonna break out of here, gotta get out of here'. De camera gaat h...
    1974, 19'50'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Breaking Through the Circle
    Breaking Through the Circle Lydia Schouten
    In this performance (held in the presence of an audience), Lydia Schouten theatrically covers herself with tar and feathers. Dressed in ballet costume, she steps into a ring of feathers with a circle of tar in the middle. Like a dancing ballerina, she cov...
    1978, 14'02'', Video, De Appel, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Time Based Arts, LIMA


  • Car Nut Part 1
    Car Nut Part 1 Chris Burden
    The artist is sitting on the sofa with Alexis Smith (who appears more often in Burden’s tapes), and tells us about the cars he used to own. Each car has its own memories, from car accidents to events that took place during the time he owned a particular c...
    26'31'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Ciò Che Sempre Parla in Silenzio é il Corpo
    Ciò Che Sempre Parla in Silenzio é il Corpo Alighiero Boetti
    Alighiero Boetti (1940, Turin – 1994, Rome) was involved in the Italian arte povera of the 1960s. The arte povera artists (Boetti, Kounellis, Merz, Pistoletto, and others) dealt in a simple manner with everyday situations that usually go by unnoticed. The...
    1974, 2'03'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Concept no.13
    Concept no.13 Harm Van Der Wal
    1977, 7'39'', Video, De Appel, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, LIMA
  • Concert Groninger Museum
    Concert Groninger Museum Giuseppe Chiari
    2747 Concert Groninger Museum […] 'What is a happening? To undertake an act one performs during his everyday life, usually distractedly, almost without realizing it, as a significant act.' In this performance, Chiari first flattens out a long role of ...
    1979, 29'44'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Concerto al buio 'Royal College Concert 1974'
    Concerto al buio 'Royal College Concert 1974' Giuseppe Chiari
    2748 Concerto Albuio 'Royal College 1974' […] This tape has no picture. On the screen, only the title and the duration of the concert are shown. So in fact, this is purely an audiotape. The sounds betray a larger area, in which footsteps can occasional...
    1974, 24'12'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Confrontation with my Video Image
    Confrontation with my Video Image Arnulf Rainer
    In this video, we can see the artist observing himself on a monitor underneath the camera. It is as if he is seeing himself for the first time. The amazement and embarrassment with which he studies himself in the first part, later make way for an expressi...
    1975, 35'47'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Construction in Process
    Construction in Process Jozef Robakowsky
    'Video Art in Poland had an original beginning. It grew from the audiovisual creative movement begun in the 1970s at the Film Forms Workshop in Lódz. This was a group of people (...) who had ambitions to examine the language of audiovisual performances, f...
    1981, 48'25'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Covering Effacing
    Covering Effacing Daniel Buren
    Buren realized Covering/effacing (1974) in Florence. All that is left of this is a ‘video souvenir’; a tape-recorded memory of a work long gone. Buren calls the photos and videos of his work ‘souvenirs’, because they can never replace the real work, place...
    1974, 3'13'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Crawling
    Crawling Nigel Rolfe
    Rolfe is being filmed from above, while he is covering the floor with sand. With the help of templates, he then makes figures of powdered charcoal in the sand – diamonds, circles, triangles and crosses. These images are accompanied by a rhythmical ticking...
    1979, 57'27'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Cross Now
    Cross Now Wim T Schippers
    Cross Now is an English-language TV play, which Schippers made for VPRO Television, using English actors. This caused a small riot with the unions, which would not agree to a TV programme for Dutch TV without any Dutch actors. Schippers got his way in the...
    1977, 61'08'', Video, De Appel, Groninger Museum, LIMA


  • Darn These Hands
    Darn These Hands Robin Collyer, Shirley Wiitasalo
    1980, 27'30'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • The Diamond Lane
    The Diamond Lane Barbara Bloom
    The Diamond Lane by Barbara Bloom was created between 1978 and 1980. The film has the characteristics of a trailer: highlights from a forthcoming film are presented, leading actors are announced, the public is invited to go and see the film, and all this ...
    1981, 5'14'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Display Systems
    Display Systems Display Systems
    1984, 4'27'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Documentatie over Jeroen Henneman
    Documentatie over Jeroen Henneman Jeroen Henneman
    The carefree thought of Jeroen Henneman is an episode from the ‘Beeldspraak’ (Metaphor) series, broadcast by NOS TV on February 28th, 1978. This documentary begins with Henneman expressing his doubts about this kind of art programme. In a fictitious telep...
    58'38'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • A Documentation of Bradford, Working Life
    A Documentation of Bradford, Working Life Darcy Lange
    1974, 25'28'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Dutch Treat
    Dutch Treat Wies Smals, Stansfield / Hooykaas, Harrie de Kroon, Moniek Toebosch, Gerrit Dekker, Marja Samsom, Nikolaus Urban, Servie Janssen
    In 1978, Martha Wilson (founding director of Franklin Furnace in New York City) travelled to Amsterdam in order to do a performance at de Appel. Together with Wies Smals, founder of de Appel, she then came to the idea to organize an exchange between both,...
    1980, 27'39'', Video, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Time Based Arts, LIMA, De Appel
  • Dynamica Tumultus
    Dynamica Tumultus Peter Zegveld
    'Dynamica Tumultus' is a registration of a performance at an abandoned highway in Almere in 1985. Here, Zegveld mixed the Doppler effect of cars and motorcycles racing along the highway with the live sound of instruments and musicians. Every moving vehicl...
    1985, 31'32'', Video, MonteVideo, De Appel, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, LIMA