spring 2020The World After video Oude Kerk Amsterdam
Sputnik brought covid-19 into orbit in 1957, where it circled around over time and recently made it back to earth, then decisively sent back into space once more. Is it fantasy, or a hoax if you like, or parody on conspiracy thinking?
video / permanent screening Oude Kerk, oudekerksplein, amsterdam
daily geopend 10.00 – 18.00, Sunday 13.00 – 17.30
23.06.2019Opening Wibaut Monument
Opening of the renewed monument
for Floor Wibaut, on
Sunday, June 23, at 14:00, at
the front of the Wibautstraat
23.06.2019Het Beloofde Land
Opening of The Promised Land, the new stained glass window by visual artists Berend Strik and Hans van Houwelingen, in the main auditorium of Paradiso.
13 & 14.06.2019Nonument! Symposium, Prague
Symposium dedicated to hidden, abandoned, forgotten monuments of the 20th century
11.05.2019From Statue to Pillory
Lecture and debate on an artistic project researching the complexity of commemoration within colonial history. With a focus on the Amsterdam Van Heutsz Monument and the Van Heutsz Monument in Jakarta.
26.04.2019Beeldbepalers De Balie Amsterdam
For one evening Hans van Houwelingen occupies the stage of De Balie. On the basis of his film Hey Paarth, what about the atom bomb? he discusses the relationship between art, ideology and politics with writer Ian Buruma, Hindoe priest Bikram Lalbahadoersing en Indo specialist Victor van Bijlert.
17.04 - 18.04.19Techniques of Memory Landscape, Iconoclasm, Memory and Power
The 2019 Global Urban Humanities conference at the UoC Berkley invites scholars, artists, architects, and activists to come together to analyze memorialization as a historical phenomenon and examine the changing role of memory in diverse geographical areas and historical periods.
19.01 - 12.05.2019Freedom - Exhibition in Museum de Fundatie
Freedom – The Fifty Key Dutch Artworks Since 1968 is a new exhibition by the Dutch curator Hans den Hartog Jager in Museum De Fundatie in Zwolle. Hans van Houwelingen is represented here with his work Lely's Column.
27 oktober 2018Holocaust Monument
The city of Amsterdam close to decide on one of its most important monuments without consulting any artististic expertise...
De Bijlmer celebrates its 50th birthday. The exhibition Ode aan de Bijlmergathers the work of 11 artist that reflect on the urban concept, realisation and current restructuring. Van Houwelingen shows his proposal for a Monument for the Bijlmer.
Opening: SA 8 Sep, 3 - 6 pm.
05.04.2018 8:00 pmDebate: Van standbeeld naar schandpaal
Debate in De Balie, Amsterdam, about colonial monuments and the pillory as an instrument to dishonor. With Vilan van de Loo, Adriaan van Dis, Irene de Craen, Abram de Swaan, Jeffry Pondaag, Dr. ir. Esther Captain and Hans van Houwelingen. Casestudy: the Van Heutsz Monument in Amsterdam. Thu 5 April / 8:00 pm
14.03.2018Lecture NUW Delft
Hans van Houwelingen will give a lecture in the framework of the lecture series 2017/2018 of the NUW, Foundation the North Sea Region in an Urbanising World, Delft. The series are dedicated to the social-culturel consequences of the urban renaissance.
Wednesday, March 14th, 4h30 pm. Coöp. Prinsenkwartier, Sint Agatheplein 4, Delft. Entrance €15. Register at: firstname.lastname@example.org
14.01.2018Wibaut honoured with prominent place on his own street
Former alderman Floor Wibaut was given a statue on his own Wibautstraat last Friday. With a plastic model, artist Hans van Houwelingen showed urban planners, politicians and the park keeping department how well the bronze statue fits. Read the article in Het Parool here...
16.09.2017Witte de With
Hans van Houwelingen responds in an opinion piece to the discussion that Witte de With unleashes with the announcement, that is wants to change its name in connection with the Dutch colonial past.