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‘Think Again’, curated by Riet Meeus
June 10, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - July 3, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
We are happy to invite you to the finissage of ” Think Again” on Sunday, the 3rd of July ad De Meldkamer.
Here you can read through the Exhibition booklet
Curated by Riet Meeus, Think Again was developed as a dialogue between artists and curator. The starting point of this conversation was the materiality, physicality and the context of each artists’ work, opening up new ways of seeing and interpreting one another’s artistic practice.
The title of the exhibition is taken from the homonymous book by Adam Grant. In his book, organizational psychologist Adam Grant defines the art of rethinking, learning to question your opinions and open people’s eyes to new perspectives. Different factors influence the way we see and experience things and, since these are subject to constant fluctuation, our perception can change.
‘Think Again’ started by showing the works of two artists, Jules Coumans, Famke Storms, each of them invited another artist to dialogue with their work. During the course of the exhibition Dirk Bours & Nieke Lemmens added their own works and their own point of view to the display, influencing the exhibition as a whole. In this way, the display developed over the course of the exhibition, constantly challenging our point of view.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Think Again is the second of the exhibition series ‘Art through the window’ initiated by the Artist and the Others. The aim is to provide space for emerging talents working in the city of Maastricht while promoting the creation of fair art practices within the artistic field.
The project gives more visibility to artists from Maastricht and creates connections to curators in the Euregion. By strengthening the professional relationship with artists, professionals, initiatives and institutions, we enhance artistic cooperation between different cities of the Euregion. The project is supported by the Municipality of Maastricht.
ABOUT THE CURATOR
Independent curator Riet Meeus is dedicated to supporting and promoting emerging artists, transdisciplinary art, and making art accessible to the broader public. As well as working as a curator, Riet Meeus works as a project manager at VONK. VONK offers workspaces to promising visual artists and residencies for national and international artists who work on the crossover between performance and visual arts. Through VONK and her curatorial practice, Riet Meeus supports young talented artists
by providing opportunities for them to increase their outreach and broaden their networks.
The exhibition runs from the 10 June until 3 July :
The exhibition is visible 24/7 and we are happy to welcome you on Saturday and Sundays • from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM and on request. For appointment email firstname.lastname@example.org
You are welcome to join us on the finissage the 3rd of July from 13:00 pm!
We look forward to seeing you!