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Akerk shows work by a hundred Groningen artists for four days

By: Redactie, 18 August 2022

What are Groningen artists currently working on? Come and see it in the exhibition from 15 to 18 September in the Akerk. No fewer than a hundred visual artists, designers and illustrators from the municipality of Groningen will present their work in this extensive exhibition. Entrance is free.

“It is the first time that a 'state of affairs' of the Groningen art scene has been shown on such a scale,” says project leader Sander Vermeulen of Kunstpunt Groningen. “With this exhibition, we want to introduce the widest possible audience to the various artists, designers and illustrators from our municipality.”

All hundred participants submit one work from their oeuvre for the exhibition; a work of art as a business card. Both starting professional artists and more established names are part of the selection. The exhibition will consist of a diverse mix of artworks: paintings, objects, performance art, drawings, photography and video art.

Artist support

100x ART IN THE AKERK is the result of the project Lucht 2.0. With this project, Kunstpunt Groningen wants to support artists again in their professional practice, on behalf of the municipality of Groningen (following the project Lucht in 2021), made possible by the corona funds from the government.

The 100 participating artists, designers and illustrators are:

Annemiek Vos, Bernard Divendal, Harm Naaijer, Tanja Isbarn, Marc Wiers Dagnino, Dolf Verlinden, René de Rooze, Marina Sulima, Savvas Gerolemidis, Marianne Brouwer, Janneke Hoek, Alida Everts, Silvio Zangarini, Dianne Bakker, Angelique Boter, Hinke Posthuma, Anja Nieuwold, Arjo Passchier, Marieke Pras, Carmen Berkel, Sjoerdtsje de Boer, Joyce Zwerver, Merel Hoekstra, Reinout Velleman, Marike van Ringen, Sebastiaan Haykens, Sanne Romkema, Jannik Buss, Hanneke van Limburg, Ilse Brul, Marlon Pieter, Lieve van Meegen, Emily Wortel, Lilian Klasens, Lorenzo Modestini, Herman Knottnerus, Jenny Wilson, Tymo Grijpma, Gemma Carson, Lisa Jasperina Bommerson, Man Pan, Corine Hörmann, Bindert Helder, Hans Hage, Gus Knot, Michel Velt, Evelien Bernabela, Jop Luberti Oscar Venema, Ron Veldman, Fiona Zondervan, Margriet van Weenen, Chiara Tammaro, Janet Meester, Antoine Ballerino, Janke Klompmaker, Wia van Dijk, Leon van de Vendel, Jose Scholtens, Eva Koopmans, Sandra de Groot, Alexandra Subota, Maria Magas, Yvan Veninga, Martina Priehodová, Saskia van der Post, Esther de Graaf, Marcel Imthorn, Inbal Ann Hershtig, Gina Bilyam, Lisa Edberg, Zjuul Wiersema, Karyna Sheikh, Anna-Lucia Rijff, Erna de Bie, Dajana Heremic, Montserrat Camargo Dik Breunis, Julian Verkerk, Amaya Samper, Reon Cordova, Davey Smand, Albert Westerhoff, Sophie Spendel, Nina Wijnmaalen, Sojung Lee, Hermen Grasman, Ghiel de Best, Antonia Rehnen, Ingeborg Entrop, Maaike Meindertsma, Wang Xoo, Thomas Grootoonk, Michiel Teeuw, Hinke-Ann Eleveld, Lola Diaz Cantoni, Michel de Vries, Lydia Wierenga, Geertje Geertsma and Nils Leibeling.

Practical information

Lucht 2.0 will take place in the Akerk from Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 September. These are the opening times:

  • Thursday 15 September: 10 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.
  • Friday 16 September: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday 17 September: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday 18 September: noon – 5 p.m.

Entrance is free.

Symposium

A symposium will also be linked to the exhibition, where the studio policy in Groningen will be central. The symposium will take place on Thursday 15 September. For more information, go to Symposium Studio Policy Groningen - Kunstpunt Groningen.