Tirzo Martha x Sculpture Gallery

'The dematerialization of the five commandments in the five senses'

Thursday 29 August 2019, 16-18 hrs
Location: Filmhuis Den Haag, Spui 191, The Hague
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On Thursday 29 August we celebrate the newest addition to The Sculpture Gallery: The dematerialization of the five commandments in the five senses by Tirzo Martha (Curaçao, 1965). This year, Tirzo Martha has been chosen unanimously as the winner of the 11th Wilhelminaring - the oeuvre prize for Dutch sculpture.

Program
15.30-16:00: Walk in (Filmhuis Den Haag)
16.00-17:00: Program with short introduction to the work of Tirzo Martha by writer/curator Rob Perrée, followed by Q&A with Tirzo Martha by art historian Adi Martis
17.00-17:45: Drinks with live music by Tambú group playing Caribbean percussion music
17.45-18:00: Walk (with live music) to the sculpture (Spui, opposite entrance City Hall)
18.00: Unveiling of sculpture

LINKS
tirzomartha.com
wilhelminaring.nl

The Sculpture Gallery in the center of The Hague is a concept and design by P. Struycken. Through its permanent character and yearly commissions it offers a unique format for art in public space and offers a cross section of Dutch sculpture since the early 1990s. Curator of The Sculpture Gallery is André Kruysen. Project supervisor on behalf of Stroom is Vincent de Boer, advisor and coordinator art and public space.

Sculpture Tirzo Martha in production
photo: © Naomi Moonlion, courtesy Stroom Den Haag
"Tirzo Martha"
photo: Design: Julian Sirre (Grafische Werkplaats Den Haag)
Sculpture Tirzo Martha in production (detail)
photo: © Naomi Moonlion, courtesy Stroom Den Haag
Sculpture Tirzo Martha in production (detail)
photo: © Naomi Moonlion, courtesy Stroom Den Haag
Sculpture Tirzo Martha in production
photo: Naomi Moonlion, courtesy Stroom Den Haag
Tirzo Martha, 2019
photo: © Naomi Moonlion, courtesy Stroom Den Haag