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Amy Suo Wu
Amy Suo Wu

R&D honored

In the second round of the 2015 R&D scheme, a total of 13 applications were accepted for a total amount of € 90.608,00. For this round, a total amount of € 35 was requested through 279.876,00 applications.

Each approved application receives a contribution that enables the visual artist to further develop his professional practice. The Development and Research Subsidies (R&D) scheme is aimed at boosting research and deepening so that existing artistic practices can develop optimally and increase their visibility in the city.

Granted applications 2e R&D round 2015

Maarten Bel
Holiday film, a documentation of the holiday using the film medium, a new methodology in the work.
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David Elshout
XINGU Kuarup 2015, a study trip and research into Yawalapiiti Aledeia in the Xingu reserve in Mato Grosso.
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Toon Fibbe
A project in which the financial market is converted into music by means of a self-designed app and performed in choir groups with students of Finance and Econometrics at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
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Helen Flanagan
Tweet is an investigation into the possibilities of combining video art with techniques of the visual arts. Specially focused on the integration of image and sound.
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Johan Kleinjan
Mid Rise Taipei, a working period in Taipei in which the cityscape of Taipei is investigated by painting and drawing buildings and their immediate surroundings on location, deepening in Asian (mid-rise) architecture and research into various new ways of recording this.
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Tim Leyendekker
The Symposium / Party, a documentary performance series in which the supposed classical and contemporary contradictions between the good and the evil be put into perspective, based on the reporting about the Groningen HIV case.
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Joris Lindhout
Fantastic stories, the last part of an investigation into the horror story.
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Marieke van der Lippe
Developing the performance Kaleidiscope Shererezade, in collaboration with Lotte Bovi.
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Gerwin Luijendijk
View of Restoration, an investigation into the role of the conservator with regard to the authenticity of the artwork and thus the influence of the conservator on the artwork.
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Melvin Moti
A study into Japanese stone gardens, about the history and design of these gardens. Intended as a deepening of contemplation, meditation and reduction as a subject matter.
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Eva Olthof
Return to Merapi, an investigation during a working period at Cementi Art House, Indonesia, into the fusing of photographic image and text / concept.
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Amy Suo Wu
Tactics and poetics or invisibility, an investigation of analogue steganography in a time of penetrating digital surveillance, with an emphasis on the history and development of invisible ink.
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Sarah Zuest
Study trip Saas-Fee summer Institute of Art, an exchange between theory and practice through lectures and workshops on the subject of 'Art and the Politics of Alienation in Contemporary Society'.
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(image: Amy Suo Wu)

Publication date: 02 / 07 / 2015

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