it’s a question of power, isn’t it? (full mixtape)

A cacophony of voices, silences, whispers, thoughts, laughter and cries that question how gendered and racialised capitalism shape our understanding of contemporary labour conditions

29.10.2020 – announcement

exhibition dates and new partners announced

The 12th edition of sonsbeek20→24 will take place in Summer 2021.

24.09.2020 – sonsbeek council, radio

Roaming Assembly#28 presents sonsbeek council#2

sonsbeek 20→ 24 and the DAI (Dutch Art Institute ) are joining forces for a speculative journey in several iterations, scheduled between March 8, 2020 and June 24, 2021.1


glaring at the world through rear view

who creates, who decides, who provides, who maintains, who is excluded, who excludes, to whom it alludes, who refuses, who listens, who looks, who finds?


grinding slow // grinding still (Keti Koti)

What you want and what you will // Working for your dollar bill // Walking home, a youth gets killed // Police free to shoot at will // Nine to five you know the drill...


wherefore this busy labor without rest?

“It is perhaps the great discomfort of those trying to silence the world to discover that we have voices sealed inside our heads, voices that with each passing day, grow even louder than the clamor of the world outside.” ― Edwidge Danticat

curatorial team

sonsbeek20→24 is conceived by artistic director Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung (1977). Ndikung is a curator, author, and biotechnologist. He is the founder and artistic director of SAVVY Contemporary Berlin. He was curator-at-large for documenta 14 in Ath

about sonsbeek

The sonsbeek exhibition was initiated in an effort to help Arnhem recover from the severe damages the city suffered during the Second World War (The Battle of Arnhem). Since this first edition in 1949, sonsbeek has significantly contributed to and helped

Force Times Distance
On Labour and Its Sonic Ecologies

sonsbeek2024 international contemporary art exhibition
in arnhem, the netherlands


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