Stroom Invest Week 2018

18 - 22 June 2018

Public evening of talks Invest Week
Wednesday 20 June 2018, 20 hrs
Location: Stroom Den Haag, Hogewal 1-9
>> more information will follow soon

The PRO Invest grant supports young artists who recently graduated from the art academy and artists with a busy and active artistic practice respectively. The grant enables artists to develop their work, among other things through their active involvement in The Hague's art world. The annual Stroom Invest Week offers of a program of studio visits, a public evening of talks, visits to places for contemporary art in The Hague and a number of informal meetings. The goal of the Invest program is to stimulate their artistisc practice by reflecting on the work and giving the artists the opportunity to build a national and international network.

Interviews on Jegens & Tevens
The curators and critics participating in the Stroom Invest Week 2018 will be featured on art blog Jegens & Tevens. Click on the titles in the list Participating Curators and Critics below to read the interviews.

The artists participating in this year's Invest Week received a  PRO Invest grant in 2017.

Verena Blok

Natali Blugerman
Kim David Bots
Yamuna Forzani

Roel van Heesch
Mirthe Klück

Bernice Nauta
Jonathan Reus
Arefeh Riahi
Lisa Sebestiková
Daniel van Straalen
Max de Waard
Kacper Ziemianin

More names will be added in the coming weeks.

- James Edgar

Artist, curator, part of the collaborative artist duo Edgar-Walker. Together they also co-founded and opened Assembly Point in 2015, a contemporary arts space encompassing a gallery and studios in South London.
Stroom Invest interviews / curator #1 James Edgar
(Jegens & Tevens, 12 April 2018)

- Lieven Segers
An artist and guest curator from Belgium.
Stroom Invest interviews / curator #2 Lieven Segers
(Jegens & Tevens, 18 April 2018)

- Riksa Afiaty
A curator based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Heavily involved in the Jakarta art scene through her work with the art collective Ruangrupa Jakarta and Jakarta Biennale.
Stroom Invest interviews / curator #3 Riksa Afiaty
(Jegens & Tevens, 8 May 2018)

Survey Stroom Invest Weeks 2007 - present