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Room with a view (Dissonance)

Rotterdam, 1997
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The curating of the exhibition 'Stroomopwaarts' in the former departure hall of the Holland-Amerika Line in Rotterdam led to a lot of commotion amongst Rotterdam artists. During the preparations in 1995, they were all occupied with the question who could participate and who could not. This hassle raised a lot of anger in Jeanne van Heeswijk. The 'Room' was there to protect her. The door of the 'Room' was closed and as a result became the sounding board for her anger. Seven 'knockers' were placed on the walls of the 'Room' that knocked on the walls to a composition by Claus van Bebber. A computer activated the knockers when someone passed the room.
related projects:
Room with a view (Real Stories from Life)Room with a view (Positioning)Room with a view (Annex)Room with a view (The Neighbour)Room with a view (Longing)Room with a viewRoom with a view (Private)participants:Annabel HowlandTranslation
Arno van RoosmalenWritten or oral text contribution
Cathy BrickwoodText editing
Claus van BebberDevelopment of the artwork , Development of artwork concept
Dieter SchlensogDistribution
Ove LucasText editing
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