Spring Performance Festival 2015

March 20 + 21 / click here for the full program

Spring Performance Festival 2015

Co-hosted by Galerie Juliette Jongma and Kunstverein
with de Ateliers, Upstream Gallery and Galerie Gabriel Rolt.*

Artists: Marc Bijl, Jeroen Jongeleen, Paul Ryan (via Sevanne Kassarjian), Stefano Faoro, Laurent-David Garnier, Death Shanties (Lucy Stein, Sybren Renema, Alex Neilson), The Dogs of Shame, Rent a Korean (Jungmyung Lee and Ingo Valente), Shezaad Dawood, Peter Schuyff and Karaoke Police (David Bernstein, Monika Lipšic, Marija Olšauskaitė, Jurgis Paškevičius and other special guests).

* The performances will take place at the various participating institutions and in between.



Upstream Gallery and Galerie Gabriel Rolt will serve drinks from 18.30, Kunstverein from 19.00.

Marc Bijl
Start me up!
Friday 20 March, 18:45
Location: Intersection Ceintuurbaan/Sarphatipark and Tweede van der Helststraat

Marc Bijl (1970) is interested in (social) structures and the dark side of abstraction.... in his performance on the crossing centuurbaan/van woustraat we will witness an attempt to organise a form of social rules with a flag and a race track.

Jeroen Jongeleen
Running Things Around De Pijp
Friday 20 March, 19:00 – 20:30
Location: the runs will start at Upstream Gallery and pass by all SPF locations

Where Jeroen Jongeleen is focussing on the actual effort it takes to produce works, for the Spring Performance setting he will create a route along De Pijp and run a simple set of basic objects through it. In this effort he will be assisted by some friends.

Paul Ryan
Threeing Session lead by Sevanne Kassarjian
Friday 20 March, 20:00-21:00
Location: Galerie Juliette Jongma

The workshop introduces you to the collaborative practice of Threeing and invites participants to generate ways to make Threeing operative in their work and play. Please sign up via office@kunstevrein.nl.

Laurent-David Garnier
Cocktail #3
Friday 20 March, 20:00-22:00
Location: Bob’s Your Uncle Sports Bar (Kunstverein)

Laurent-David Garnier develops the third of his series signature cocktails.

Stefano Faoro
I want to write them and say it is not going to last
Friday 20 March, 22:00
Location: Bob’s Your Uncle Sports Bar (Kunstverein)

After The Protagonists and The Means, the third and final chapter.
Spoken words performance, circa 20 minutes.


Karaoke Police
Saturday 21 March, 13:00- 13:45; 15:00-15:45 and 17:00-17:45
Location: Tours begin at Kunstverein

Karaoke Police is a touring-game performance led by David Bernstein, Monika Lipšic, Marija Olšauskaitė, Jurgis Paškevičius and other special guests.

The Dogs of Shame
Doing the Marina
Saturday 21 March, starts at 14:15
Location: Museumplein/Museum square and route to Galerie Gabriel Rolt

The public is invited to join the Dogs of Shame in their physically and mentally challenged ‘Doing the Marina’ method. A moving guerrilla performance in public space.

Death Shanties (Lucy Stein, Sybren Renema, Alex Neilson)
Saturday 21 March, 16:00-17:00
Location: De Ateliers

Death Shanties is a mixed media free jazz group featuring Alex Neilson (drums), Sybren Renema (sax) and former de Ateliers resident Lucy Stein (painting/ projections). Stein uses primitive devotional images, food stuffs and even her own hair in visceral, highly textured painted projections making Death Shanties a unique and immersive live experience.

Rent the Korean (Jungmyung Lee and Ingo Valente)
Saturday 21 March, 17:00-19:00
Location: Bob’s Your Uncle Sports Bar

Rent the Korean will offer you a bizarre experience while Jungmyung Lee and Ingo Valente serve rice balls and vj cooking for welcoming the spring awake from hibernation. It is under an Institutional Package in which there are secretive interactive moments between Rent the Korean and visitors at the Kunstverein.

Peter Schuyff
Saturday 21 March, 19:00
Location: Galerie Gabriel Rolt

Neo-minimalistic painter and sculptor Peter Schuyff, will close SPF by performing with his band The Woodwards in the garden of Galerie Gabriel Rolt.

SPF 2015 is made possible through the generous support of Stadsdeel Zuid

Addresses and opening times:

Gerard Doustraat 132
1073 VX, Amsterdam
Fri: 13:00-17:00 and 20:00-23:45
Sat: 13:00-19:00

Galerie Juliette Jongma
Gerard Doustraat 128a
1073 VX Amsterdam
Wed - Fri: 12:00 - 18:00
Sat: 13:00 - 18:00

Galerie Gabriel Rolt
Tolstraat 84
1073 SE Amsterdam
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 18:00

Upstream Gallery
Van Ostadestraat 294
1073 TW Amsterdam
Wed - Sat: 13:00 - 18:00

De Ateliers
Stadhouderskade 86
1073 AT Amsterdam


design by Lotte Schrӧder

SPF 2015 is made possible through the generous support of Stadsdeel Zuid

Published: 16/3/2015