sonsbeek's closing weekend revisited
With a finissage and a closing weekend hosting dozens of guests, we concluded the first iteration of sonsbeek20→24 at the end of August! A visual throwback unpacking this four day journey.
Schedule public programme closing weekend is here
The last sonsbeek weekend will be filled with discussions, music, screenings and traditionally a sonsbeek sunday service. Don’t miss out on your last chance to visit! Click to see the full weekend programme →
Curating Noise: Reverberations and the Polyvocal | August 18 - 22
The special five-day Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art program, Curating Noise: Reverberations and the Polyvocal, will take place online in conjunction with the 12th edition of the quadrennial sonsbeek20→24.
sonsbeek sunday service: fix up, look sharp and join us
Hosted within Ibrahim Mahama’s Parliament of Ghosts, we stage small, intimate conversations and bigger, noisy gatherings focused on our sonic lifelines
Avant-garde. Vanguard. Tirailleur.
We look forward to curating and organising the council titled Avant-garde. Vanguard. Tirailleur. A programme that draws attention to a very important and little-discussed but contested, violent entangled history of between France and its colonies.
Follow the frequencies
The conceptual framework of sonsbeek is structured around five frequencies that connect artworks across locations and center the topics of labour and its sonicities.
Dutch Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven visited sonsbeek20→24
Last week Ingrid van Engelshoven, minister of education, culture and science visited sonsbeek20→24! Accompanied by Arnhem alderman for culture Cathelijne Bouwkamp, the sonsbeek team led our guest of honor through the parks and the city centre.
Force Times Distance: looking back through the images of our photographers
sonsbeek20→24 has arrived and many images were taken. We created a visual essay to look back on previous weeks capturing our rich programme of performances, works, togetherness and workshops
sonsbeek20→24 app is out now!
In the run-up to the public opening of sonsbeek 20 →24, we are more than excited to announce that our app is officially launched! Both Apple and Android users can now enjoy a nice walk through Arnhem and her surroundings, accompanied by our sonsbeek app.
sunday open kino invitation
Every Sunday in July and August, artists Erika Hock and Wendelien van Oldenborgh are generously offering the possibility for local initiatives to host their own assemblies in the Open Kino Pavilion, located at the Steile Tuin in Park Sonsbeek.
the school of narrative dance is looking for performers
We are looking for participants for a live performance/ intervention taking place in the city of Arnhem! Under the title School of Narrative Dance, founder Marinella Senatore and two choreographers are kicking off a series of workshops in July (online)...
listening matters in the archive
From February to May 2021, second and third-year students of BEAR (Base for Experiment Art and Research) ArtEZ became archivists excavating the Sonsbeek archive.
call for volunteers
sonsbeek 20→24 is looking for volunteers this summer: a group of art enthusiasts, sonsbeek supporters and park fanatics will become a vital connection between artworks, surroundings, locations and our visitors.
sonsbeek stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people
Solidarity statement: we express solidarity with the Palestinian people and their struggle for liberation and justice and condemn the settler colonial violences that the state of Israel has inflicted and continues to inflict.
sonsbeek20→24 opens July 2, artists and venues announced
It is with great pleasure that we announce the new opening dates for the first iteration of sonsbeek20→24 Force Times Distance – On Labour and its Sonic Ecologies. From July 2 through August 30 sonsbeek20→24 welcomes local and international audiences...
Every Saturday from 10:00 to 10:05AM, from the 1st of May until the end of August, city carillonneur Bob van der Linde will play 'Sounding Arnhem', a special composition created by artist Sam Auinger from the tower of the Eusebius Church.
vacancy - project manager
We are looking for an experienced, motivated, and committed Project Manager to (cross-)manage the multiple components of sonsbeek 20←24.
2020 → 2021, our best wishes
Towards a productive position that is in line with the changing conditions while simultaneously stressing the importance of a sonsbeek that is stepping out, a sonsbeek that is moving, making noise, listening, and contributing. Here is to the new year.
exhibition dates and new partners announced
The 12th edition of sonsbeek20→24 will take place in Summer 2021.
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
first bulletin online
We are very pleased to announce our first online bulletin titled 'Wherefore this busy labor without rest?'
Some remarkable donations
On 14 December 2019 in Rozet and 18 January 2020 in the Kronenburg Library, sonsbeek officially launched the sonsbeek archive.
Regrettably, we have decided to postpone the opening of sonsbeek20→24. This decision is with a heavy heart, but in line with recommendations by the Dutch government and health officials as well as...
sonsbeek council #1
The DAI and sonsbeek 20→24 are joining forces for some exciting happenings, schedule between March 8 and August 31. Beginning in Tunis...
New viable format: double edition sonsbeek20→24
The 12th edition of the sonsbeek quadrennial, which will run from June 5 to September 13, 2020 and onwards to 2024.
Open call Parasite Radio
Parasite Radio explores the (digital) ether as a possible exhibition space, situating sound and oral cultures, across histories, languages and geographies.
Steven van Teeseling new general director of the Sonsbeek & State of Fashion Foundation
As of April 2019, the Sonsbeek & State of Fashion Foundation welcomes Steven van Teeseling as its new general director.