Het HEM is reopening Chapter 3HREE Maarten Spruyt from June 27th on. The exhibition can be visited on the last weekend of June, all weekends in July and the first weekend in August on Saturday and Sunday from 1pm until 8pm.
Thanks to the generous donations made to our ‘Shoot Us With Love!’ crowd funding campaign we can re-open our doors to Chapter 3HREE Maarten Spruyt to the public. Most of the exhibited artists have been so charitable to leave their works for a period longer. Unfortunatelly th works from Ivana Basic and Cyprien Guillard are no longer exhibited here. It is necessary to make a time slot reservation for Chapter 3HREE via our ticket page.
If we succeed in finding sufficient structural support, we will resume our own programme in 2021 and return in March with Chapter 4OUR and 5IVE, in collaboration with Simon(e) van Saarloos and Rem Koolhaas / Samir Bantal respectively.
Het HEM is a home for contemporary culture, situated in a former munitions factory on the Hembrug site in Zaandam.
What is important now is to recover our sensesSusan Sontag
For The Thief Sander Breure and Witte van Hulzen rely on a newspaper article about a case that stems from released CCTV footage with which the thief is pilloried online and eventually commits suicide. The work consists of human sculptures in which portraits of friends and famous people function as actors in the story. The images are often robust in their appearance and use of materials and have a strong human presence. With their contemporary, ordinary body language, the sculptures mirror the visitor's behaviour.
Sander Breure (1985, Netherlands) and Witte van Hulzen (1984, Netherlands) initiated their collaboration ten years ago with dance performances. They increasingly entered the field of the visual arts with performances, videos and sculptures. Their work is based on dramaturgical analyses of everyday life and their accurate observations of human behaviour.
Courtesy of Tegenboschvanvreden