A Home. Not a Metaphor. The Real Thing
From 06/09/2013 until 01/10/2013
Opening Friday 6 September at 14.00 hrs
Exhibition until 1 October, open all day every day
Platform 4, 4th floor
Exhibition of New York artists Rebecca Chamberlain and Guy Richards Smit, composed during their residency at psychiatric institution Willem Arntsz Hoeve / Altrecht, Den Dolder: Het Vijfde Seizoen (The Fifth Season).
Suzanne Oxenaar, artistic director of Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, initiated The Fifth Season as an advisor with the Mondriaan Stichting for the Visual Arts Commission in 1998.
Chamberlain researched how light, air and space influence the way we live and recover. She interviewed patients on their favourite space and used their input in her installation.
Richards Smit worked with patients how like to write to make a large-format edition of the New York Times, dedicated to mental health issues in relation to events taking place in the world.
Rebecca Chamberlain and Guy Richards Smit at work at the Fifth Season: