Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, PrintRoom, free admission. A selection of documents, posters, print work and special projects that constitute a counter-archive to a festival of the avant-garde.
Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, KINO Rotterdam, free admission. This two-part video installation by Ayamus depicts a group of men pounding their bare backs or chests in a trance.
HEIS (on the wall)
Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, KINO Rotterdam, free admission A twenty-something young woman goes back to her parents’ home after some trials and tribulations, dreaming of a fresh start.
Six visual artists breathe new life into old amateur footage.
Lost Landscapes of Los Angeles
Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, Schouwburg Mediawall, free admission. This soundless compilation by Rick Prelinger consists of historical images of Los Angeles, partly filmed by anonymous amateurs and partly by Hollywood professionals wanting to use the footage as background in their studio recordings.
LUANDA – KINSHASA
Thu 26 Jan to Sat 28 Jan, Schouwburg Kleine Zaal, Sun 29 Jan to Wed 1 Feb, KINO 2, free admission. In a meticulous reconstruction of a famous New York studio session, musicians jam for hours non-stop.
NUTS & BOLTS
Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, Het Atelier, free admission. The Nuts & Bolts exhibition not only provides a route taking in 15 installations.
Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, KINO Rotterdam, free admission. Abject close-ups of mouths fill the screen in this powerful installation.
Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, V2_, free admission. An interactive installation by Keith Piper on three screens that investigates racial metaphors in science fiction.
Testament of hope and failure
hu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, V2_, free admission. Tirzo Martha's altarpiece of twelve monitors with two watching saints shows the attempts, illusions and failures of a figure who presents himself as a hero, holy man and the hope of humanity.
Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, Schouwburg Mediawall, free admission. A digital exploration in slow motion. Enchanting surrealism.
Jan Němec and the Czechoslovak New Wave – Film Posters
Thu 26 Jan to Fri 10 Feb, Tsjechisch Centrum, free admission. An exhibition of unique film posters (from the Terry Poster Collection) dating from before 1989, created by prominent designers from Czechoslovakia.
In the first international show case of the work of Imai Norio, part of the art collective Gutai, film, video and dia's are screened that playfully deal with the limits of these media.