Finissage Hans van Houwelingen + book launch 'Undone'

Sunday 11 December 2011, 3 pm
Location: Hogewal 1-9, The Hague

Download here the text of the 'intervention' by Vincent W.G. van Gerven Oei (pdf file)
Click here for the video registration of this 'intervention' on Vimeo.

The exhibition Until it stops resembling itself by Hans van Houwelingen is a diptych with the book Undone about his recent projects. The book will be presented at Stroom Den Haag. Accompanying the presentation Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield (works at the University of Reading in the UK and specialized in art theory and philosophy of art) will give a performance based on the text he wrote for the book. THis will be followed by a lecture/presentation by philosopher Vincent van Gerven Oei (also editor of the book). To start off the proceedings Arno van Roosmalen (director Stroom Den Haag) will give a final guided tour of the exhibition.

3:00 pm: guided tour Arno van Roosmalen
4:00 pm: performance Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield + launch publication ‘Undone'
4:20 pm: presentation Vincent van Gerven Oei
Followed by: drinks

Hans van Houwelingen: Undone
Editor-in-chief: Mihnea Mircan
Managing editor: Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei
Contributions: Hans van Houwelingen, Mihnea Mircan (curator and artistic director Extra City-Kunsthal Antwerpen), Arno van Roosmalen (director Stroom Den Haag), John Heymans (philosopher, faculty member/ lecturer Theory aan ArtEZ Fine Arts Master Degree Programme), Jonas Staal (artist), Mark Jarzombek (professor of the History and Theory of Architecture / Associate Dean of MIT's School of Architecture and Planning), David Riff (art critic and writre), Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield (Lecturer in Theory and Philosophy of Art, University of Reading), Gerald Raunig (philosopher, art theoretician), Marina Vishmidt (writer), Julia Bryan-Wilson (ass. professor Art History at UC Berkeley), Brian Dillon (UK editor of Cabinet magazine and tutor in Critical Writing at the Royal College of Art), Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei (philosopher)
Graphic design: Metahaven
Publisher: Jap Sam Books
ISBN: 978-94-90322-34-2

Cover publication 'Undone'
photo: graphic design: Metahaven
performance Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield
photo: Stroom Den Haag
Guided tour by Arno van Roosmalen
photo: Stroom Den Haag
Guided tour by Arno van Roosmalen
photo: Stroom Den Haag
Curator Mihnea Mircan
photo: Stroom Den Haag
Live video images of 'Secret Path' at Stroom Den Haag
photo: Rob Kollaard, courtesy Stroom Den Haag