Life, Death and Sound at Sonic Acts Festival

Life, Death and Sound at Sonic Acts Festival February 27, 2019 By IOANA PINTILIE This edition of Sonic Acts Festival surprised the public with a new, powerful theme: Hereafter. At its 25th edition, the four-day festival (February 21-24) was not a nostalgic union that stuck to the past; instead, it embraced important matters surrounding humanity’s current […]

This Variation: an Experience Tailored for the Mind

Tino Sehgal’s 2012 performance art masterpiece, This Variation, is being re-enacted at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam from February 4 until March 3, 2019. This elaborate ‘constructed situation’, as Sehgal refers to his performance artworks, is among the most intricate and gripping works from his oeuvre. Consisting of a combination of experienced and new Sehgal […]

Museum of Memes: A Cultural Phenomenon

Emily Higginson was a high school student when she first contemplated the idea of creating a meme museum. The vision of an entire exhibition space dedicated towards memes was quickly brushed off as a joke as she continued on with her life. Nevertheless, the interest in memes stayed with her. This year, Higginson started her […]

Exploring Exhibitions at Stedelijk Museum

One of the many aspects Amsterdam is known for is its large selection of museums, over 60 different museums are set in this city of art and culture. Museumplein captures people’s attention with its open-space scenery and ‘IAmsterdam’ sign. Home to a wide range of museums, such as the exceptional Stedelijk Museum of modern and […]