news & events
Finalization of project sonsbeek20->24
This is the website of the 12th edition of Sonsbeek: the project sonsbeek20->24, Force Times Distance.
'THE MUSIC, THEY COULDN’T KEEP FROM SOUNDING'
On the invitation of sonsbeek20→24 and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Rüegger will create a performance as a way of listening to the life and the 'secondary aspects' of Sedje Hémon.
Abstracting Parables opening weekend programme 1-3 July
Join us and our guest for the opening programme of Abstracting Parables on 1, 2 and 3 July at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam!
#workwithus, #jobopening, #jointheteam
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ImranMir, AbdiasNascimento, SedjeHémon, Stedelijk, Pressrelease, Abstracting Parables
PRESS RELEASE: sonsbeek20→24 & Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam present Sedje Hémon. Imran Mir. Abdias Nascimento. Abstracting Parables.
Press release: sonsbeek20→24 and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam announcing Sedje Hémon. Imran Mir. Abdias Nascimento. Abstracting Parables. 1st July until 16th Oct 2022
Looking back on Sonsbeek20→24: Force Times Distance
We can proudly state that the first iteration of Sonsbeek20→24 was succesfully realised! Read more about our hightlights.
sonsbeek20→24 & DAI kicked off the COOP: Blues For Essential Workers
We are happy to announce a continuation and intensification of our collaboration with Dutch Art Institute!
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.
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.
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.
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.