Opening Summer exhibition: Border Agency - Liquid Landscapes: what if the ground under your feet can't be trusted?
07.07.2019
15:00–18:00
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Our summer season opens on Sunday 7 July, starting at 3 p.m. with a solo exhibition by Border Agency in the fortress.

Border Agency – Liquid Landscapes: what if the ground under your feet can’t be trusted?
07.07-01.09.2019
Opening July 7, 3 PM

Fort bij Vijfhuizen was part of a 19th cen­tury mil­i­tary strategy which trans­formed land­scape into a weapon by using water as a de­fense line. Con­sid­ering this Stelling van Amsterdam re­mained un­used and thus, in turn, be­came part of the land­scape, col­lec­tive Border Agency con­fronts in their ex­hi­bi­tion vis­i­tors with an “ac­tive” land­scape. For Liquid Landscapes they com­bine their on­going Land­mines Pro­ject with new work. This new in­stal­la­tion, made with local col­lab­o­ra­tors, ques­tions the ex­pe­ri­ence of a weaponized land­scape by linking the Stelling van Amsterdam and the mine­fields in the At­a­cama desert, at the bor­ders of Chile, Ar­gen­tinia, Peru and Bo­livia.
Border Agency is an in­ter­na­tional col­lec­tive formed in Chile, which studies the rep­re­sen­ta­tion of land­scape and re­la­tion­ships that are es­tab­lished in dif­ferent com­mu­ni­ties. They use video, audio, dig­ital pho­tog­raphy, draw­ings and in­stal­la­tion. The col­lec­tive is run by Maria-Rosario Mon­tero, Paula Salas and Se­bas­tian Melo.

Fes­tive opening on Sunday, July 7, 15.00. Opening speech at 15.30, fol­lowed by Q&A, drinks and music by Mayo.

At the Ge­nieloods: Jan Robert Leegte – Clear Ob­scure

On and around the is­land in­ter­ven­tions by Heleen Blanken, Al­magul Men­libayeva, Becket MWN and the 2nd chapter of Kunstfort Kasus: Vin­cent Knopper

Ex­ternal: Kunstfort presents at Parksessies: Puck Verkade (17th–20th of July, Haarlem)

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