Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen is pleased to present Tamar Harpaz – March Madness. For this site-specific exhibition the artist tracks the concrete structures of the fort. Employing sound and everyday objects, Harpaz transforms each room into an instrument. Together the spaces become an eerie orchestra of tones, lights, wires and glasses. The noise of pulsing percussions and blowing wind resonates through the historical corridors, recalling ghosts of the fort’s intended military purpose.
Tamar Harpaz (Israel, 1979) finished her residency at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in 2016. Her installations stage neverending moments of suspense that do not imitate an actual situation, but rather capture a certain sensation or idea. March Madness suggests the haunting presence of the military without revealing wherein this is located.
In collaboration with composer Asan Hazaf
Festive opening on Sunday 19 March. Opening speech 15.30 combined with the opening of Erik Andriesse – Dode Dierentuin
Tuesday 30 May 17.00 lecture by Fadwa Naamna (Palestine, 1985), curatorial programme participant – De Appel, about: Art and curating in the seaming lines of conflict zones
With thanks to Stichting Stokroos and Artis Contemporary Israeli Art Fund.
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