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K-ZONE KINO

On the last Sundays of October FATFORM will present several documentaries and invites you to join us for these intimate but mind boggeling screenings. In a comfortable setting we’ll watch and discuss some pressing issues of our times. So be welcome to share your views with us or just come over, lean back and enjoy the rainy Sundays with a worthwhile kino, drinks and bites!

23 OCTOBER 2011: Taste the Waste
A film by Valentin Thurn about the worldwide destruction of food. Why do we throw away so much? And how can we stop this kind of waste? Daniela Bershan, artist & researcher who created the organic and sculptural K-Tuin on FATFORM this summer, will get into the sustainability issue with us.

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fiNiSSage SOLO EXHIBITION BY CARLOS ANTONIO DE MATTOS

Brazilian artist Carlos Antonio de Mattos a.k.a. Tantao will exhibit some of his fresh drawings and paintings on these last sundays of the season. Tantao was part of the first FATFORM edition in 2010 and decided to come back to the Bijlmer. He has made a lot of new work during his residency at Kraaiennest and would like to share it with you!(foto by Olga Westrate)

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It would not carry such grace if it were not desirable

‘… a machine with unavoidable repetitions, a turning wheel that would have gone on spilling into eternity were it not for the progressive and irremediable wearing of the axle.’ (One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez)

IT WOULD NOT CARRY SUCH GRACE IF IT WERE NOT DESIRABLE, a solo presentation by Bas de Boer, will show several paintings of recent years as well as a new installation never exhibited before. Partly inspired by the novel One Hundred Years of Solitude, De Boer has worked for several months on his biggest installation to date. This dynamic work is sure to make an impression with its 360 degrees video projections, and smoke and paint spitting devices. An apocalyptic-looking machine of entropy in which everything is trapped and forced to rotate towards a black hole… and its inescapable demise. Continue reading “It would not carry such grace if it were not desirable” »