ARTZUID 2009

  • Initiative: Cintha van Heeswijck-Veeger
  • Curators: Michiel Romeyn & Roberto Meyer

What is unfolding here this summer can be viewed as an encouraging and inviting gesture to the city in general and the neighbourhood in particular. Not mass culture but art works that can open the eyes and bridge the gap between what we think and assume and what is going on outside of us. Not cheap sensations but a carefully pondered walk that can transport us back to what is truly important. These art works are designed to keep people going.

Modelled on Berlage

“The summer of 2009 is certain to appeal to the imagination at the intersections of Apollolaan and Minervalaan with an aura radiating to all the corners of the Beethoven district and echoes expected to resound throughout the City of Amsterdam. The ultimate intention is to restore the original function of Berlage’s spacious creation; an issue that has long been on the table is now getting a loud and clear response for the very first time…” Frans Duister

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