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A new SpOp film: Catch on a Datcha with Michelle Wilderom, Gülümcan Tezcan and Joost Bult, voice over by Fania Sorel with a soundscape by Vincent Denieul.
As a video installation on It Never Happened, Noordkaap’s jubilee in the old cellar of Huis Roodenburch, Wijnstraat 153, Dordrecht 11-14 Sept. 2014
Lately exhibited at: LEO XIII Tilburg
Upcoming interview on Stigmart/Videofocus.

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Guest artist at LEO XIII in Tilburg July-August 2014 following an invitation by Babette Kleijn.
Finnissage/presentation on the 31st of August 2014.
The period was concluded with the production of KDATCHA - an artist’s publication.

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The drawing ‘Metabol’ from The L series makes an appearance in Mister Motley online magazine.
An article about De Dichtkunstkrant a project by Efrat Zehavi & Flori Wassenaar.

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On the 22nd of August in Tilburg, guest studio LEO XIII 20:30:
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24th of September 2014 in Worm: another LAYERS evening titled The String . A program of curated shorts of varied genres and periods, creating a blob around the subject of linearity and non linearity.
With films by: Hester Scheurwater, Philip Ewe, Christian Hansen, Jan Bokma, Anna Lange, Marta Jurkiewicz, Henk Otte, Toshie Takeuchi and more.
The LAYERS series is aiming to dig under layers of commercialism and mono-beauties. Encouraging a pluralist and open approach.
click for event in Worm: Layers part 3

Previous Layers evenings:
May 2013 artistic and semi commercial Layers 1 .
25th of June 2014 LAYERS evening titled Shiny Moments . About following the light, searching for the sublime.
April 2014 Liars in Layers Crooks and bitches and why are we hooked.
22nd of August 2014- a compilation Layers evening in Tilburg’s Leo XIII guest studio.

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The film version of Frozen Hope is here/there.
Part of the Int. competitive section MADATAC 05 19-22 Dec. 2013 at CentroCentro, Madrid ES.
1-15 Dec. on the Streaming festival in The Hague.
Screening on the fourth of October in the Klooster bioscoop during a Vrooom evening = meaning music hosting video something like that.
13 march 2014 on Off Screen film talkshow Rotterdam : screening of Frozen Hope and introduction to the Layers film evenings series.
May 2014 in a looped program at Urban Videolounge, Rotterdam

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April 20 opening in Lokaal01 Breda: a group manifestation to mark the closing of their NL branch due to cuts.

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2nd of March: SpOp’s Lobbialism posters will be hanging in a group exhibition in Werklicht Exposé ran by Wilma Kun. Putsebocht 78b, (yes in- ) Rotterdam

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DNCF - on the move: group show during Re:Rotterdam art fair, February 6-10 2013.
With and with: Rachel Bacon, Marc Bijl, Anouk Griffioen, Marcha van den Hurk, Toos Nijssen, Karin van Pinxteren, Dick Verdult and Reggie Voigtländer.

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Opening 8th of December 2012: Three Channels a trio show along with Hüma Birgül and Fiona Weir in BuroRotterdam Keileweg 26

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The Second Illusion got a whole day mentioning (11th of May) on the Rotterdam Art Calendar by Trichis Publishing.

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Phlegm will be screened on Car Art Shorts/ Car Art festival in the Kabelfabriek, Delft and on Delft’s Museum Night in the ‘Cinebus’ 26th Oct.

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The Everlasting Option will be screened at Maarten van Gent’s studio during Charlois Art Route on the 24th of June at 15:00.
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watch the clip Illusies from this very film on youtube.

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March the 17th 2012 Screening of several SpOpfilms at Cukurcumart Jazz and art location ran by Can Tatliparmark, Istanbul
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Phlegm and The ELO films in Blaak 010 gallery. 3d of Feb 14-18 with Rotterdam based Genja, Marit, Demetri, Karl Doing and with Los Angeles Echo Park Film Center Paolo and Lisa, incl. an informal after-talk about: DIY experimental film making. Curated organized by Florian Cramer -Piet Zwart inst. and Alex Diehl - Cult videotheek Next Page.
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Screening of The Everlasting Option just before a concert of Yuri Landman ensemble with guest singer Sok in Noorderlicht gallery, Groningen during Eurosonic festival - 13th January 15:30
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De Eeuwige Optie screening along with a concert of Zoikle in Hedah Maastricht on the 16th of February 2012 20.30u
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SpOp films and more in Roodkapje Rotterdam 10th March 2012 - opening with a concert at 21:00 during museum-night. Until the 8th of April

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—> A crumbly new clip in the making: The Second Illusion . With Eugène Büskens and Janine Brall.

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Film presentation of De Eeuwige Optie, The Everlasting Option
A short experimental film with Ilse Froklage and G.W. Sok in Worm Rotterdam 7 October. Along with a musical performance of ZOIKLE = Sok Hitz Simonis and Hoogerdijk.

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the clip [kind of] Casa Incognita at the programm of the VHS filmfestival Rotterdam, Kunst & Complex 29th of Juli 2011
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participation at the RAiR#3 ‘Guest House’ exhibition during Art Rotterdam Feb. 2011
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Guest at Kunstuur on Rotterdam TV 25 Jan. 2011 host: Eugène Büskens and Jannine Brall
— with supportive acts by D.J. Robert Kroos, Tricksters - performance group and Static-Ticks!
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Dec. 2010 A work presentation at Kenafayim art center in Tel Aviv

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Video vareo 4 | Urban Video Lounge in March 2011 in Rotterdam :Casa Incognita within a collection of video works
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Casa Incognita - SpOp’s clip for the band VRIL on KinoFest ; 3-7 November 2010 in Bucharest, Romania at MNAC (NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART). and and as part of a collective video contribution on tour with the band itself in March.

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SpOp occupying a room at the F.A.R.T event, screening all our best!
30 September from 20-24 pm at Boutique Hotel Quartier du Port / Van Vollenhovenstr. 48-50/ Rotterdam
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On the 27th of August untill the 26th of September in Dek22 in Rotteradam : Daily Mirror
A group exhibition with Charlott Markus, David Elshout, Joncquil, Marit Shalem & Lenno Verhoog, Onno Poiesz, Karin Schipper.
Curated by Sabine Alders.

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A radio play Frozen Hope in collaboration with Selena Savic and Vincent Denieul.
during a workshop by Felix Kubin. Presented in WORM Rotteram on May 2010. Came out on a WORM cd’ and broadcasted on Cafe Sonore VPRO - Radio 6.