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Until July 18, 2024 AT Central Space
#26: Script 1: Whispers (Tell The Waters What The Clay Kept Secret II), by Ola Hassanain
Manifestation #26
Central Space
Free Tickets

Join us on May 23, for the opening of Ola Hassanain's first solo manifestation at Buro Stedelijk's Central Space.

#37 Keti Koti Westerpark x Kunsttraject
Manifestation #37
Off-site Local

Come see the series New Suns by Gilleam Trapenberg on the windows of Kunsttraject in the Staatsliedenbuurt.

#37 Keti Koti Westerpark
Manifestation #37
Off-site Local

For the second edition of Keti Koti Westerpark, we welcome you in the installation by Kevin Osepa at 'het Meterhuisje' in Westerpark, Amsterdam.

#50: Keti Koti x Roots to Fruits
Manifestation #50
Studio Space

Every year on the 1st July, we commemorate slavery and celebrate the abolition of slavery: Keti Koti. In the month prior to this day, we show new work by artist and graphic designer Mirelle van Tulder on the windows of Buro Stedelijk’s Studio Space facing the Paulus Potterstraat.

#48 Reading Group: Goddess Change
Manifestation #48
Studio Space
Free Tickets

Reading Group with Adriana Knouf, hosted by Anna Hoetjes and Müge Yılmaz in Buro Stedelijk's Studio Space

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Central Space

Temporarily no manifestation on show – Museumplein 10, Amsterdam
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Monthly 'Reading Group Goddess Change' hosted by Anna Hoetjes and Müge Yılmaz – Paulus Potterstraat 13, Amsterdam

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Buro Stedelijk is a hybrid art space that celebrates community and encourages experiment and boundary-pushing art. As a decentralized observatory, it is attentive to community needs and promotes artistic expression.
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Michael Ekow & May

Alternative hip-hop artist Michael Ekow is sonically paving his path between Indie, Trap and RnB & moving alongside the spaces of culture and art. Of Ghanaian descent Michael Ekow has spent his life moving around, England, Germany and now the Netherlands. A wordsmith zealous to capture feeling in records and poetic expressions that vividly paint moments as well as dissecting existential crisis’, Michael Ekow has been inspired by the likes of Rod Stewart, Florence and the Machine, Kendrick Lamar and Frank Ocean.

His collaboration with producer & guitarist Marijn Smeehuijzen brought “You Don’t Know What’s Going On, Talk To Me Nice!” EP into fruition, blending English punk inspired vocals, hip hops’ poetic storytelling and RnB/pop fused melodies. Marijn Smeehuijzen establishes the world in which these tales live, providing an encapsulating ambience.

Through their European performances across Paris, London, Berlin and Amsterdam, they introduce multidisciplinary events in anticipation for the EP’s release.

Michael Ekow & May

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Collaborator

Naema Abdi

Collaborator

Les Moucherons

Collaborator

Quinsy Gario

Collaborator

Leontine Coelewij

Collaborator

Marcel van den Berg

Collaborator

Q

Collaborator

Bnnyhunna

#14

Manifestation

July 24, 2023
16:00
Studio Space

#14 Exiting the Photographic Universe

Prof. Fred Ritchin discusses the impact of artificial intelligence on photography in the digital age.

Collaborator

Michael Ekow & May

#5

Manifestation

June 30, 2023
Until July 2, 2023
Studio Space

#5 Dia di Lucha pa Libertat

Every year on the 1st of July we commemorate slavery and celebrate the abolition of slavery: Keti Koti. Since we believe that Keti Koti should be a national holiday, we are closed on the 1st of July. We asked Lydiënne Albertoe to design a graphic work for this particular occasion. The work is placed on the door of our Central Space and the windows of the Studio Space.

Collaborator

Azu Nwagbogu

Collaborator

Vinger.nl

#46

Manifestation

April 20, 2024
15:30 – 17:30
Studio Space

#46 Reading Group: Goddess Change

Reading Group with Nat Muller, hosted by Anna Hoetjes and Müge Yılmaz in Buro Stedelijk's Studio Space

Muck Studies Department Presents: Transmission from No Point of Return Bleep Blop Bloop (2021)

by Geo Wyex

Respect for the forest

Fragments of conversations in Saamaka tongo Recordings: January - March 2023 in Pikin Slee (SR) Marjet Zwaans, Edje Doekoe, at Buro Stedelijk Amsterdam (NL) Transcribed and translated with Vinije Haabo

Collaborator

YUME YUME

Grown head to toe outfit (2023)

by YUME YUME

Collaborator

senakirfa A.

#11

Manifestation

September 28, 2023
18:30 - 20:30
Central Space

#11 Mal Ora

Join us for an evening co-curated by Kevin Osepa with performances by Travis A. G. Geertruida, Lakisha Apostel, Guenn Ramon Gustina and Yeshua Tjie-A-Loi.

location

Central Space

Museumplein 10, 10:00 - 18:00 / Paulus Potterstraat 13, Thursdays 18:30 - 20:30

#51

Manifestation

May 2, 2024
19:30 – 21:30
Central Space

#51 Chorus in Flight

Metro54 and Buro Stedelijk are proud to present Julianknxx' one-night immersive performance, developed in collaboration with The Memoria Collective choir from Amsterdam and Rotterdam conducted by Elique Curiel.

Collaborator

Anne Lakeman

#2

Manifestation

May 25, 2023
Until July 25, 2023
Central Space

#2 Decay: An Ode to the Impermanent

with Joël Andrianomearisoa, Narges Mohammadi and Geo Wyex

Dormancy Trail
(2023)

by Milena Anna Bouma

Collaborator

S*an D. Henry-Smith

#23

Manifestation

February 15, 2024
Until March 31, 2024
Central Space

#23 TRUTH

a video installation by Miles Greenberg, open daily from 10:00 – 18:00 with a Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam ticket

Collaborator

Andrey Shental

#20

Manifestation

November 16, 2023
Until November 19, 2023
Off-site Local

#20 Taking Root Among the Stars

In collaboration with Buro Stedelijk, Anna Hoetjes and Müge Yilmaz will create an intimate space at UNFAIR23. The booth will offer a moment of rest, pause, to go through the books and reflect on the patchwork sky.

#8

Manifestation

August 14, 2023
Until October 15, 2023
Central Space

#8 To Be Determined

This summer, Marcel van den Berg, Kevin Osepa and Mirre Yayla Séur relocate their studios to Buro Stedelijk and generously invite us into their creative process. Together we explore artistic interventions that challenge modes of ‘exhibiting’, interaction and museological practices.

Collaborator

Kanitha Tith

Collaborator

Yvette Mutumba

Collaborator

Artist Collective Totomboti

Collaborator

Touchy Studios

Collaborator

Ksenia Perek

Collaborator

Emily Pethick

Collaborator

Fonds 21 – Henk Christophersen

Collaborator

Mirelle van Tulder

#31

Manifestation

January 11, 2024
18:30 - 20:30
Central Space

#31 Hosting Darkness

hosted by Berber Meindertsma and Stephanie Schuitemaker

#37

Manifestation

June 2, 2024
Until July 2, 2024
Off-site Local

#37 Keti Koti Westerpark

For the second edition of Keti Koti Westerpark, we welcome you in the installation by Kevin Osepa at 'het Meterhuisje' in Westerpark, Amsterdam.

#32

Manifestation

January 18, 2024
18:30 - 20:30
Central Space

#32 Film screening by Kevin Osepa

Join us to watch LA ÚLTIMA ASCENSIÓN and Watamula

#34

Manifestation

November 14, 2023
7:00 – 19:00
Until January 14, 2024
Studio Space

#34 What Can’t It Do?

See the work by Waèl Allouche in our Studio Space. He asked an early version of the current ChatGPT: “What is it a flag can’t do?” This question unexpectedly got answered in a very political way.

Collaborator

Martijn van Nieuwenhuyzen

Collaborator

Guenn Ramon Gustina

Collaborator

Hana Nina Hussein

Collaborator

bk owusu

location

Off-site Int’l

#26

Manifestation

May 30, 2024
18:30 - 20:30
Until July 18, 2024
Central Space

#26: Script 1: Whispers (Tell the Water What The Clay Kept Secret II), Thursday evenings

a solo manifestation by Ola Hassanain, open for free on Thursday evenings from 18:30 – 20:30

Collaborator

Floor van Leeuwen

Collaborator

Ranie Ribeiro

Collaborator

Müge Yılmaz

Collaborator

Alanna Archibald

Collaborator

Alina Lupu

Memories of becoming (2022/2023)

by Narges Mohammadi

Before Distortion (2023 – ongoing)

by Don Yaw Kwaning

Collaborator

Charl Landvreugd

#1

Manifestation

April 14, 2023
11:00 – 17:00
Until April 15, 2023
Off-site Local

#1 Listening Sessions

Buro Stedelijk’s manifestation #1 Listening Sessions, is an engaging and thought-provoking two-day event on April 14 and 15.

Collaborator

Simnikiwe Buhlungu

Collaborator

Ceder Rorije

Collaborator

Waèl Allouche

Collaborator

Basir Mahmood

#47

Manifestation

May 25, 2024
15:30 – 17:30
Studio Space

#47 Reading Group: Goddess Change

Reading Group with Fiep van Bodegom, hosted by Anna Hoetjes and Müge Yılmaz in Buro Stedelijk's Studio Space

#25

Manifestation

February 15, 2024
18:30 – 20:30
Central Space

#25 Opening – TRUTH

with a musical performance by Bnnyhunna and tunes by 1.06 Music Library

Marcel van den Berg: Process during Manifestation #8 To Be Determined

This summer, Marcel van den Berg, Kevin Osepa and Mirre Yayla Séur relocate their studios to Buro Stedelijk and generously invite us into their creative process. Together we explore artistic interventions that challenge modes of ‘exhibiting’, interaction and museological practices.

From listening to reflecting: thoughts on the Manifestation #1 Listening Sessions

by Naema Abdi Ali & Anna-Rosa van Wees.

The Slope (2023)

by Ola Hassanain

Collaborator

Renzo Martens

Collaborator

Sarah Schulten

Collaborator

Sedrig Verwoert

Collaborator

Ana Bravo Pérez

#3

Manifestation

May 25, 2023
21:00 – 1:00
Until March 25, 2023
Off-site Local

#3 Afterparty – Decay: An Ode to the Impermanent at kanaal40

with 1.06 Music Library and Michael Ekow & May

Kevin Osepa: Process during Manifestation #8 To Be Determined

This summer, Marcel van den Berg, Kevin Osepa and Mirre Yayla Séur relocate their studios to Buro Stedelijk and generously invite us into their creative process. Together we explore artistic interventions that challenge modes of ‘exhibiting’, interaction and museological practices.

#21

Manifestation

November 30, 2023
18:30 - 20:30
Central Space

#21 Opening – Manifestation #16 Descent into Fungal

with an inaugural performance by Queer Choir Amsterdam

#4

Manifestation

June 4, 2023
16:00
Until July 2, 2023
Off-site Local

#4 Keti Koti Westerpark X Buro Stedelijk

with Atelier Code Noir and Frank Creton

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Collaborator

Berber Meindertsma

Collaborator

Milena Anna Bouma

#27

Manifestation

December 14, 2023
18:30 - 19:30
Central Space

#27 Circle Dance the Fungal

Join Özgür Atlagan, Donghwan Kam, and Kanitha Tith in making a collective Super 8 mm film around YUME YUME's Living Mycelium Dunes.

Seeping Waters (2023 – 2024)

by Ola Hassanain

Dia di lucha pa libertat

Design process behind #5 by Lydienne Albertoe

Collaborator

1.06 Music Library

#33

Manifestation

January 25, 2024
18:30 - 20:30
Central Space

#33 Are You Still Resonating?

Finnisage of Manifestation #16: Descent into Fungal – An evening with Inge Meijer and chamber choir Les Moucherons led by Antje de Wit

Collaborator

SEXYLAND World

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Collaborator

Lydienne Albertoe

#48

Manifestation

June 22, 2024
15:30 – 17:30
Studio Space

#48 Reading Group: Goddess Change

Reading Group with Adriana Knouf, hosted by Anna Hoetjes and Müge Yılmaz in Buro Stedelijk's Studio Space

Hybrid Listening

an architectural intervention by Frédérique Albert-Bordenave

Collaborator

Emily Shin-Jie Lee

Collaborator

Yeshua Tjie-A-Loi

Collaborator

Wes Mapes

Collaborator

Miles Greenberg

#15

Manifestation

November 4, 2023
19:00 – 02:00
Central Space

#15 Cosmism

During Museumnacht, we present a selection of films by John Akomfrah, Saodat Ismailova, and Viktor Vasylenko in the Buro Stedelijk Central Space. The program explores cosmic musical forms and the (philosophical) potential of space, science fiction, immortality and infinity.

Collaborator

Ammodo

Collaborator

Phantom Wizard

Collaborator

Robbie Schweiger

location

Off-site Local

Collaborator

Don Yaw Kwaning

Collaborator

Oded Rimon

61 FRAGMENTS OF DECAY FOR NEW DESIRES (2023)

by Joël Andrianomearisoa

Collaborator

Andrea Amponsah

Collaborator

Özgür Atlagan

Collaborator

kanaal40

Collaborator

Antje de Wit

Living Mycelium Dunes (2023)

by YUME YUME

#50

Manifestation

June 2, 2024
24/7
Until July 2, 2024
Studio Space

#50: Keti Koti x Roots to Fruits

Every year on the 1st July, we commemorate slavery and celebrate the abolition of slavery: Keti Koti. In the month prior to this day, we show new work by artist and graphic designer Mirelle van Tulder on the windows of Buro Stedelijk’s Studio Space facing the Paulus Potterstraat.

Collaborator

Nuria Bofarull

Collaborator

Inge Meijer

Collaborator

Mirre Yayla Séur

Mirre Yayla Séur: Process during Manifestation #8 To Be Determined

This summer, Marcel van den Berg, Kevin Osepa and Mirre Yayla Séur relocate their studios to Buro Stedelijk and generously invite us into their creative process. Together we explore artistic interventions that challenge modes of ‘exhibiting’, interaction and museological practices.

Collaborator

Lakisha Apostel

A Whispering Dam (2024)

by Ola Hassanain

Collaborator

Saodat Ismailova

Collaborator

LazerGazer

Collaborator

Marly Pierre-Louis

Collaborator

Queer Choir

Collaborator

Bubble Shooters Network

Collaborator

Gwen Parry

#22

Manifestation

December 7, 2023
18:30 - 19:30
Central Space

#22

Ranie Ribeiro performs on harp on December 7 at the Central Space. A live performance as part of Manifestation #16: Descent into Fungal.

Collaborator

Uno Fujisawa

#18

Manifestation

November 1, 2023
Central Space

#18 Kunstenaar op zaal

#36

Manifestation

May 23, 2024
19:30 – 21:30
Central Space

#36 Opening – #26: Script 1: Whispers (Tell the Waters What the Clay Kept Secret II)

with opening words by the artist and and a reflection by Quinsy Gario on Ola Hassanain's solo manifestation

#2

Manifestation

May 25, 2023
18:30 - 20:30
Central Space

#2 Opening – Decay: An Ode to the Impermanent

with an inaugural performance by Sedrig Verwoert, Alanna Archibald, Phantom Wizard and Ranie Riberio

Collaborator

Nat Muller

#29

Manifestation

December 28, 2023
18:30 - 20:30
Central Space

#29 Mixtape

Experience Manifestation #16: Descent into Fungal with sound by bk owusu

Collaborator

Shigeo Arikawa

#6

Manifestation

July 6, 2023
12:30 – 13:15 / 14:30 – 15:15
Central Space

#6 Live performance: Visitation, with NO Stars (2030)

Geo Wyex will perform 'Visitation, with NO Stars' twice on July 6 at the Central space. A live performance as part of his ongoing work 'Muck Studies Department Presents: Transmission from No Point of Return Bleep Blop Blop Bloop' (2021).

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Buro Stedelijk is a place to discover Amsterdam’s dynamic and forward-thinking art scene. 

Collaborator

Geert Vlieger

Collaborator

Simone Zeefuik

Collaborator

Gilleam Trapenberg

#17

Manifestation

September 14, 2023
18:30 - 20:30
Central Space

#12 Rehearsing (the Care for) Decay

Mirre Yayla Séur performs 'Rehearsing (the Care for) Decay' on September 14 at our Central space. A live performance as part of her ongoing process during Manifestation #8: To Be Determined.

Klof, village of spirits (2020 – ongoing)

by Kevin Osepa

Collaborator

The Memoria Collective

Collaborator

Jelmer Wijnstroom

Same Taste

by Basir Mahmood

#26: Introduction by Artist

by Ola Hassanain, Manifestation #26: Script 1: Whispers (Tell The Waters What The Clay Kept Secret II), by Ola Hassanain

location

Online

Collaborator

Joël Andrianomearisoa

Collaborator

Marjet Zwaans

#16

Manifestation

November 30, 2023
Until January 25, 2024
Central Space

#16 Descent into Fungal

The third group show in the Central Space with Milena Anna Bouma, Don Yaw Kwaning, Andrey Shental and YUME YUME

Collaborator

Adriana Knouf

Collaborator

Donghwan Kam

Collaborator

Niovi Zarampouka-Chatzimanou

Collaborator

Anna Hoetjes

Collaborator

Rice, Peas, Roots and Culture

Descent into the Fungal (2017)

by Andrey Shental

Collaborator

Hidde van Greuningen

Collaborator

Travis A. G. Geertruida

Collaborator

Anna-Rosa van Wees

Collaborator

loopey

Collaborator

Marjolijn van Heemstra

Collaborator

Niels Staats

Collaborator

Andrea Voets

Collaborator

Timothy Aarons

Collaborator

Frank Creton

Collaborator

Keti Koti Westerpark

Collaborator

Stephanie Schuitemaker

#37

Manifestation

June 1, 2024
24/7
Until August 31, 2024
Off-site Local

#37 Keti Koti Westerpark x Kunsttraject

Come see the series New Suns by Gilleam Trapenberg on the windows of Kunsttraject in the Staatsliedenbuurt.

Collaborator

Joram Kraaijveld

Collaborator

Ola Hassanain

#35

Manifestation

November 15, 2023
19:00 – 21:30
Off-site Local

#35 Zonder Gelijkheid, Geen Vrede

#9

Manifestation

June 30, 2023
17:00 – 18:00
Off-site Local

#9 In conversation with Frank Creton

Join us Friday for a Q&A with artist Frank Creton at Meterhuisje

Collaborator

Atelier Code Noir

#26

Manifestation

May 23, 2024
Until July 18, 2024
Central Space

#26: Script 1: Whispers (Tell The Waters What The Clay Kept Secret II), by Ola Hassanain

Join us on May 23, for the opening of Ola Hassanain's first solo manifestation at Buro Stedelijk's Central Space.

#10

Manifestation

August 3, 2023
14:00 – 16:00
Studio Space

#10 Beauty Basics for Queer People

Trans-inclusive makeup workshop by Timothy Paul. Join Caribbean Queer Salon for this live make-up tutorial.

Collaborator

Rubiah Balsem

#7

Manifestation

June 18, 2023
14:00
Off-site Local

#7 Breaking Bread

Cassave bread with Lelani Lewis

Collaborator

Rita Ouédraogo

Collaborator

Ernst van Deursen

Collaborator

Frédérique Albert-Bordenave

#28

Manifestation

December 21, 2023
18:30 - 19:30
Central Space

#28 tremor (thunder)

On December 21 at the Central space, S*an D. Henry-Smith performs live as part of Manifestation #16: Descent into Fungal.

Collaborator

Viviane Tabach

Collaborator

Ahmad Mallah

Collaborator

Drankerij

Collaborator

Fiep van Bodegom

Collaborator

Narges Mohammadi

Collaborator

Irina Djojoatmodjo

Collaborator

Julianknxx

location

Studio Space

Paulus Potterstraat 13, 1071 CX, Amsterdam

#19

Manifestation

October 12, 2023
18:30 - 20:30
Central Space

#19 Raw Heat, Black Sweat

Join us for a co-curated evening by Marcel van den Berg, a block party at the Central Space celebrating 50 Years of Hip Hop Culture with KC, Loopey, Farida Sedoc, Jeff Croese and Shigeo Arikawa.

Collaborator

Kunsttraject

#45

Manifestation

March 23, 2024
15:30 – 17:30
Studio Space

#45 Reading Group: Goddess Change

Reading group with Marly Pierre-Louis, hosted by Anna Hoetjes and Müge Yılmaz in Buro Stedelijk's Studio Space

Collaborator

KC

Collaborator

Geo Wyex

Collaborator

Pauline Curnier Jardin

#30

Manifestation

January 4, 2024
18:30 - 20:30
Central Space

#30 Mixtape

Experience Manifestation #16: Descent into Fungal with sound by LazerGazer

Collaborator

Kevin Osepa

Collaborator

Setareh Noorani

Collaborator

Simomo Bouj

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