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ARTtube at Lowlands

Interested in art at Lowlands? ARTtube provides art in the ARTtube tent. From daily ART tours through the Lowlands terrain to watching art with your ears, a large Art Quiz and real video art from the museum collections. From early in the morning until late in the evening we will surprise you with the best art and design from the museum collections.

About ARTtube
ARTtube is the online museum platform with videos and blogs about current exhibitions, art and design. At ARTtube you get a different perspective on art, design and the museum. ARTtube consists of a collective of museums, such as the Amsterdam Stedelijk Museum, Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, De Pont Museum, M HKA, The Hague Municipal Museum and CBK Rotterdam. These museums share videos behind the scenes of the museum, of artists and designers, and of art movements and artworks. More than 1000 videos can be viewed for free at www.arttube.nl.

Lowlands program components

  • ARThart: de Museumtinder from ARTtube. Which art makes your heart beat faster? You discover your museum match at our ARThart. In 10 seconds you swipe through collection pieces from more than 30 museums from the Netherlands and Belgium. The result? A personal ARThart and a museum match. Who said art was difficult?
  • ARTtours: eand theatrical experience of art at Lowlands with a controversial tour of all works of art on site. Daily, several times a day.
    • To look at art with your ears: You look with your… ears! Close your eyes / blindfold, listen and let your head take a picture of what the presenter is telling you. Is it true to the image of the real thing? Two editions every day with other artworks and presenters such as Abdelkader Benali, Stephanie Afrifa and Quincy Gario.
    • ARTtube On Stage: 3 controversial art lovers share their favorite art videos on the big screen on Friday afternoon. The theme? Fashion, trends and activism.
  • Vincent on Friday presents the big Vincent Dating Show: the Van Gogh Museum brings together Van Gogh's works from Dutch museums in the large Vincent Dating Show. Vincent was not so lucky in love. In the Great Dating Show, male and female 'Vincents' are linked to their perfect match. One candidate can choose from three ladies or gentlemen. The questions are based on the life and work of Vincent van Gogh.
  • The Great Art Kwis: after the legendary first edition on Lowlands 2016 back on the ARTtube stage: Ko & Kho! Who is going home with the superfastastic prize package on Saturday?
  • Meet the Artist: who came up with that huge astronaut at the X-Ray? Meet Joseph Klibansky, Tom Claassen and Alissa & Nienke. The artists behind the art at Lowlands take a seat on the Sunday afternoon and are ready to answer all your questions.
  • ARTllove: between presentations and tours you can enjoy real video art and videos about art, design, exhibitions and museums in the ARTtube tent.

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Publication date: 01 / 08 / 2017

TENT is the platform for contemporary art in the context of Rotterdam with exhibitions, new productions, educational projects, performances and events with makers from the city and beyond.
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Sculpture International Rotterdam manages the international sculpture collection of Rotterdam, brings it to the attention and develops a metropolitan international art policy.
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BKOR manages and renews the extensive city collection in collaboration with Rotterdam residents, companies and institutions. BKOR advises the municipality, citizens and artists on the realization, placement, relocation and remediation of public works of art.
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Art Office mediates, informs and supports visual artists from Rotterdam with regard to their professional practice. For artists, institutions and individuals.
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