Heterotropics is a research and curatorial project investigating the immaterial and material remnants of colonial desire and exotic projection, looking at and performing imagined geographies. Taking the city of Amsterdam as a starting point, Heterotropics was launched with a multifold event across the Indische Buurt neighbourhood in Amsterdam Oost.
Unfold is an online library of folders in motion, curated by Sara Giannini and generated by seven guest curators. One after the other they expand, reorganize and reshape the library engendering new research perspectives. Unfold hosts shifting constellations of artistic content, books and found objects, both commissioned and already existing.
Makhzin is an online and printed magazine, edited by 98weeks in Beirut, promoting innovative fiction, prose, and poetry, and favoring conversations between authors of the Middle East and North Africa and the rest of the world. Makhzin publishes texts in English and in Arabic with occasional translations.
the VOLUME project investigates the potential of libraries as sites for artistic creation and production of knowledge, as well as for the formation of critique and dialogue. In September 2014 in Beirut, international and local artists, theorists, curators and librarians engaged the public library as a space and a concept, through a series of performances, interventions, talks, literary writings and installations.
Portfolio for Amsterdam based video artist Erika Roux. The website displays a chronological collection of excerpts from Erika Roux’s videos, presenting them as relevant works rather than only pieces of videos.
Website for VOICE ~ CREATURE OF TRANSITION, the 2015 edition of Studium Generale Rietveld Academie and Rietveld Uncut. Exploring the subject “voice” through weekly lectures, a conference-festival, a student exhibition and an extensive framework of events, V~COT’s design, made in collaboration with Nam Hee Ji and Paul Bernard, used subtitles as a bond throughout its communication material.
Website for Nicola Godman’s project The New Prairie, for which she investigates a field located in Buitenveldert, Amsterdam. From 2012 onwards, she has followed the development of the field as well as interacting with the landscape and the people around it, reporting weekly on the website the events and transformation of the field.
Website presenting Inputs, Outputs & Disputes, an installation made in collaboration with Jérémie Rentien, Stig Steijner and Mehdi Vilquin. The installation brought together a set of instruments developed to incline novice musicians to instinctively, primitively play together.