With The L Series , new large works on paper and Catch on a Datcha : Opening 27th of March 2015 in NL=US Art. A duo exhibition with Pim Palsgraaf.
Schiedamsedijk 51, Rotterdam. Until May 15th.
April 2015: Residency in De Fabriek, Eindhoven = realizing the video installation Jutta Mind
Sound design: Lukas Simonis & Vincent Denieul.
Actors: Lotte Bovi, Lilia Scheerder, Jan de Bruin, Nick J. Swarth, Ilse Froklage, Carmin Karasic, Lieke van de Wiel and more.
May 8: Opening combined with a Layers screening.
Layers 2015 - series of curated short films continue in Worm Rotterdam. With the kind support of the Rotterdam municipal office of culture DKC.
First upcoming April 29th: Darlings- - the love to animals as well as robots
To be followed by: Anonimas - films made anonymously, Tourism - crossing borders either for leisure or for survival, Grids- structures of living and operating within a social fabric.
Has happend: Nice House - architecture and empathy and how does architecture function in the moving image.
Frozen Hope will be part of R>>EJECT RADICALS in Roodkapje, Rotterdam, January 22 – February 1, 2015
A film version to the firstly born as a radio play Frozen Hope.
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
The 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
Compilation: Catch on a Datcha
Interview on Stigmart/Videofocus.
In Madrid, Spain, Madatac 06 - 11/12/2014 - 11/01/2015
The very next Layers evening in Worm, Rotterdam, titled Die Arbeit will take place on the 10th of December 2014, 20:00.
Layers Die Arbeit is a program of curated shorts of varied genres and periods, creating a blob around the subject of accomplishing tasks and repetition, about ideas popping up and the dullness of running an economy. With films by: Anneke Coppoolse, Gil & Moti, Nick J. Swarth, Alison O’Daniel, Lernert & Sander with Arno Coenen, Feiko Beckers, Fucking Good Art, Chto Delat, Rotterdam City Archive and more.
The LAYERS series is aiming to dig under layers of commercialism and mono-beauties. Encouraging a pluralist and open approach.
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.
24th of September 2014 The String : variations on linearity.
29th of October 2014 Oh & Ouch on pain and sighs.
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.
April 20 opening in Lokaal01 Breda: a group manifestation to mark the closing of their NL branch due to cuts.
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.
The Second Illusion got a whole day mentioning (11th of May) on the Rotterdam Art Calendar by Trichis Publishing.
The Everlasting Option will be screened at Maarten van Gent’s studio during Charlois Art Route on the 24th of June at 15:00.
QI terrein : Quarantaineweg 1
watch the clip Illusies from this very film on youtube.
March the 17th 2012 Screening of several SpOpfilms at Cukurcumart Jazz and art location ran by Can Tatliparmark, Istanbul
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.
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
—> A crumbly new clip in the making: The Second Illusion . With Eugène Büskens and Janine Brall.
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.
the clip [kind of] Casa Incognita at the programm of the VHS filmfestival Rotterdam, Kunst & Complex 29th of Juli 2011
participation at the RAiR#3 ‘Guest House’ exhibition during Art Rotterdam Feb. 2011
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!
Kerkplein 70, begining at 20:30 oc’k
Dec. 2010 A work presentation at Kenafayim art center in Tel Aviv
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.
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
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.
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.