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Galerie Fons Welters, Bloemstraat 140-C, 1016 LJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Evelyn Taocheng Wang’s second solo show at Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, flaunts references to Wang’s wardrobe of Agnès B. clothing, her background in traditional Chinese painting techniques, her daily life in Rotterdam and Virginia Woolf’s 1927 novel 'To the Lighthouse' which Wang uses to draw comparisons between her life and the novel’s main character, Lily Briscoe, who questions her identity in relation to her parents and gendered conventions. Review by Helena Julian
Galerie Ron Mandos, Prinsengracht 282, 1016 HJ Amsterdam
Troika is a collaborative contemporary art practice formed in 2003 by Eva Rucki, Conny Freyer and Sebastien Noel and their first exhibition at Galerie Ron Mandos, in Amsterdam, Glitches, brings Troika’s site-speciﬁc installation Limits of a Known Territory (2015) to Europe for the ﬁrst time to be shown alongside new and recent bodies of work.
Stedelijk Museum, Postbus 75082, 1070 AB Amsterdam
Merging the boundaries between abstraction and figuration, and challenging the formal and narrative potency of the sculptural discipline Jordan Wolfson presents MANIC / LOVE / TRUTH / LOVE. In this exhibition Wolfson explores the increasing digitalization of society and other technological developments.
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
The Stedelijk Museum presents Canadian artist Jon Rafman (1981, Montreal). In his video films and installations, Rafman explores the social effects of digital media.
Galerie Ron Mandos, Prinsengracht 282, 1016 HJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
The unique group exhibition ‘Stream of Consciousness’ brings together perception-challenging works by artist collective Troika, Tom Lore de Jong and Goof Kloosterman. The title of the show refers to a term mostly used in literature which describes the notion of a stream of thoughts and feelings that pass through the mind.
Eye Film Institute, IJpromenade 1 1031 KT Amsterdam
Close-up is a group exhibition that fully lives up to EYE Film Institute’s exploratory questioning of the nature of video art and its contexts within a wider visual art spectrum. Review by Laurence Scherz
Upstream Gallery, Kloveniersburgwal 95, 1011 KB Amsterdam
Following ‘Shifting Optics I’ and ‘II’, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam presents the third in a series of group exhibitions concerning digital artists both emerging and established. ‘Shifting Optics III’ shows works by six artists that investigate the fine line between digital and analogue, between form and function. Review by Laurence Scherz
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
British artist Ed Atkins' twists tired CGI into full-blooded self-questioning with his first major solo exhibition outside the UK. There's piss, there's booze and there's Johann Sebastian Bach. Review by Rich Thornton
P/////AKT, Zeeburgerpad 53, 1019 AB Amsterdam
Teasingly titled ‘Sun room’, Dan Walwin’s exhibition channels the viewer through a semi-darkened space, within which watery flows are both depicted on screen and suggested by architectural interventions. Review by Maeve Connolly