In Search of the Unknown

Manifest Destiny, Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács (2008)

Manifest Destiny, Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács (2008)

Not that we would like to compete with Time Out Amsterdam, but sometimes we like to sum up a few events that coincide. Today is one of those times.

At 5 PM NIMk opens with In Search of the Unknown, an exhibition on past and future tense in art. The opening performance is by Johannes Sterk and Elias Tieleman, and the wonderful installation Time Slip by Antoine Schmitt. After this, time for Spinoza Redux at Castrum Peregrini, the first in a series of three nights on Freedom in the work of the 17th Century philosopher Spinoza. Then a quick drive-by The New Beat Generation somewhere in the Jordaan (ask Nalden), followed by the opening of Contemporary Semantics at Arti, an exhibition on Web art by Constant Dullaart with our friend Jan Robert Leegte (who participates in Aura).

At 8.30 PM Peter Brötzmann and his Chicago Tentet will play at the Bimhuis, but I am afraid I won’t make that one this time – nor the Muziekgebouw for that matter.

We’ll probably finish (or at least I will) the night at The Best of Habbekrats at Bitterzoet. Not so strange music with slightly strange people (and vice versa).

Perhaps we see each other somewhere tonight.