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KONT hosts informal gatherings for makers, curators and anyone interested in meeting and working with them, so called Slow Portfolio Dates. Subscribe to our newsletter (scroll down) if you would like to participate.
KONT Slow Date (De Fabriek)
January 24 2020 , 18:00 (free entrance)
De Fabriek, Eindhoven
The KONT Slow Date is an accessible happening to give artists, curators and students the chance to have one on one meetings with other makers. To connect passionate open minded creatives of different backgrounds and generations, to inspire each other and possibly find a fine match. This time we have a fine meal in advance!
KONT Slow Date (Academie voor Beeldvorming)
February 13 2020 , 19:00 (free entrance)
Academie voor Beeldvorming, 's-Hertogenbosch
Kont Slow Date is for passionate makers and thinkers from different art disciplines and generations an opportunity to meet, inspire and possibly find a match for collaboration. The concept is as simple as it is exciting: during four rounds you will be linked to an unknown person with whom you will discuss your work.
Curated by Bart Van Dijck (Antwerp) and Griet Menschaert (Eindhoven)
Graphic Design by Casper Fitzhue
Photo portraits of teams by Casper Fitzhue
A ritual for 21 September, by artist Marie Lexmond (Eindhoven) and artist Ignace Cami (Antwerp)
A ritual for 31 October by science fiction writer Michel Decré (Eindhoven) and artist Oscar Hugal (Antwerp)
A ritual for 21 December by storywriter Mostafa Benkerroum (Antwerp) and illustrator Pascale Theron (Eindhoven)
A ritual for 1 February by sculptor Athar Jaber (Antwerp) and researcher at the Council for Child Protection Muriel Fraenk (Eindhoven)
A ritual for 21 March by artist John Rausenberger (Antwerp), mc/writer Terence Machete van Lange (Eindhoven) and writer Griet Menschaert (Eindhoven)
A ritual for 1 May by writer Chloé Dyckmans (Antwerp) and artist Remko Leeuw (Eindhoven)
A ritual for 21 June by story teller Sigrid Exelmans (Antwerp) and poet Arnoud Richter (Eindhoven)
A ritual for 1 August by artist Maika Garnica (Antwerp), shiatsu therapist Lotje Linsen (Eindhoven) and photographer Manon Vosters (Eindhoven)
Issue 02 / € 15,00
Photos of KONT02 makers by Donghwan Kam
The Actual Image is Travelling
By artist Nanne op ’t Ende (1970, NL) and fine art student Mara Varelaki (1994, GR)
By writers Chris Hables Gray (1953 CA), Griet Menschaert (1977, BE) and Nazila Ahmadie (1992, AF)
HOW TO - Political Speech
By Design Academy students Kodai Shimizu (1990, JP), Morane Grazzini (1997, FR), Eva Jack (1995, UK) and Lukas Adrian Jurk (1992, DE)
Read The Beat
2 Captains and WD40
Butterflies to The Dead
By mayan spiritual supporter and artist Branly López (1975, GT)
By pattern designer Erna van den Broek (1972, NL) and catchpennyprints of Museum ’t Oude Slot
Shine. Be Yourself. Respect.
By fashion artist and mother Jess Oberlin (1985, CA)
The Many Moustaches of Enzo Diga
By writer Luckie Delacroix (1981, NL) and artist Vincent Dams (1983, NL)
Issue 01 / € 17,50
Photos of KONT01 makers by Sas Schilten.
By photographer Sas Schilten (1969, NL)
By social designer Annegret Bönemann (1990, DE)
Fine Things Should Remain Small
By artists Rob Looman (1974, NL), Rachida Post (1974, NL) and photographer Fieke van Berkom (1982, NL)
Drawings by a Princess
By student Zaina Kassem (1998, SY)
My Concerts 2016/2017
By music lover Theo Miggelbrink (1971, NL)
By photographer Nenah Gorissen (1991, NL) and dancer-choreographer Sarah Bostoen (1985, BE)
The KONT Audioguide
By gamification expert Niels van Maaren (1963, NL), visually impaired poet Joke Clazing (1952, NL) and artist Lars Leeuw (1982, NL)
The Colour of Our Background
By Fine Arts students Lotte van der Pasch (1994, NL), Nina Kersaan (1995, NL) and cameras from The Vintage Photo.
By writer Juliet Gagnon (1975, US/NL) and artist Inge Jansen (1985, NL)
Als ik alleen ben
By photographer Bas Wilders (1959, NL)
Short Attention Span Monuments
By artist Toni van Tiel (1979, NL)
By lace maker Olga Ieromina (1981, UA), author Koosje Hamerslag (pseud., 1967, NL) and photographer Neel van Eupen (1958, NL)
By designers Floriane Misslin (1992, FR) and Olle Lundin (1988, SE)
New York, U.S.A.
Den Bosch, NL
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