Het HEM is open from Thursday until Sunday from noon–midnight
Music Bar, Fri–Sat 6 pm–1 am
Het HEM is a home for contemporary culture, situated in a former munitions factory on the Hembrug site in Zaandam.
The portrait paintings by Tessel Braam (1982, Netherlands) can be seen as a personification of the human brain. Reason that believes in order and progress is always broken up by a natural cycle. This movement brings with its elements that at first sight seem misplaced — the clear lines and the overview seem disturbed — but in their own way are also of value for the survival of the whole.