artists & participants
From 1 April up to and including 22 October 2006, Museum De Paviljoens in Almere presents the exhibition De stedelijke conditie / The Urban Condition. In the exhibition artists and designers imagine, investigate and comment on the urban environment. They reflect on the urban space: on the one hand, they look at the specific characteristics of Almere; on the other, they explore the meaning of the phenomenon of the city in a broader context: what is it that makes a city urban?
De stedelijke conditie / The Urban Condition shows work by Lonnie van Brummelen, Siebren de Haan, Manuel Graf, Jonas Dahlberg, Jakob Kolding, Gabriel Lester, Michal Moravčík, Ira Koers, Rebecca Sakoun, Lucia Nimcová, Sabine Bitter & Helmut Weber, Joes Koppers & Susann Lekås and Niels Schrader.
The exhibition also features the Almere Collection, with works and installations by Bik van der Pol, Carsten Höller, Marin Kasimir and Sabine Bitter & Helmut Weber.
As the youngest and fastest-growing city of the Netherlands, Almere knows a special form of urban planning. The planned city, designed on the drawing board, the so-called ‘New Town’ par excellence, conceived as spacious, and viewed by many as a collection of suburbs. The city celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2006. At this moment, a completely new city centre is being built in Almere, based on a master plan designed by Rem Koolhaas’s Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA).
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De stedelijke conditie / The Urban Condition
mit Lonnie van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan, Manuel Graf, Jonas Dahlberg, Jakob Kolding, Gabriel Lester, Michal Moravcik, Ira Koers, Rebecca Sakoun, Lucia Nimcova, Joes Koppers & Susann Lekas / Niels Schrader, Bik Van der Pol, Carsten Höller, Marin Kasimir, Bitter / Weber ...