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Het Bij Kantoor – De Utrecht – Leeuwarden
5 april – 16 november 2024

Expositie Het Bij Kantoor in De Utrecht in Leeuwarden

The Utrecht in Leeuwarden is a hidden jewel in the middle of Leeuwarden city centre. Built in 1904 in Jugendstil, packed with quotations, richly decorated and overflowing with symbolism. Carefully provided with high-quality contemporary additions in 2021.

In the sketch design by Alexander Kropholler and Jan Frederik Staal, long rows of ants and a strip of bees are inscribed in the stained-glass windows. Apart from ants, bees, pelicans, butterflies, lions and, lately, mosquitoes live together in harmony in the building.

During the exhibition Het Bij Kantoor, many more species of animals temporarily take up residence. Lovingly drawn, ingeniously sculpted and patiently filmed animals.

Featuring work by Lolkje van der Kooi, Machiel Braaksma, Skelte Braaksma, Tjibbe Hooghiemstra, Inge Reisberman

The new video Colletes Hederae will be shown. The two ‘ant-films’ acquired in 2021 will also be heard and seen. Immediately as you enter De Utrecht you will hear a soundscape of ant sounds and then….please look up
!

De Utrecht – Tweebaksmarkt 48 – Leeuwarden.
Opening hours: Friday and Saturday from 13 to 17 hours
5 Apr to 16 Nov 2024
Entrance fee € 3.50
Unfortunately not wheelchair accessible

Upcoming

Los van tijd – Pulchri – Den Haag
18 may- 9 june 2024

Visual artists Susan de Kruiff, Liesbeth Stinissen and Hettie Wempe are the basis of this comprehensive group exhibition featuring works by 12 women artists on the changing times.

Artists: Sonja van der Burg, Charlotte le Fèvre, Truus Groen, Susan de Kruiff, Dana LaMonda, Ada Leenheer, Robin Pieters, Inge Reisberman, Liesbeth Stinissen, Hettie Wempe, Ellen Wittkampf and Yumiko Yoneda.

Video still Sal by Inge Reisberman

Still from video Sal

Past

Meelfabriek Leiden

NOCTURNES AND 10 YEARS OF FILMING IN DE MEELFABRIEK LEIDEN
23 & 24 september 2023 – In the former Ketelhuis (boiler house) in its original state.

  • Video triptych Nocturnes from Homo Bulla series, 1st, 3rd and 5th floor
  • Video compilation of 10 years filming in De Meelfabriek, ground level

Earlier this year, Museum De Lakenhal screened the video triptych The Last Waltz, also from Homo Bulla, simultaneously with the exhibition Bailly – Time, death and vanity.

Video-drieluik The Last Waltz van Inge Reisberman in Museum De Lakenhal

About my videowork


My work covers the fields of video and video installations, ranged in the ‘slow cinema’ area. In longshots I use substances like flour, salt and water, mostly in an industrial environment.
I usually work in series, taking time to connect the substances to the narratives I want to reveal. My videos are about perception of time and space and are often based on biblical themes.

Homo Bulla website

Homo Bulla (2019-2021) is the last major video series made in the then empty spaces of industrial heritage site De Meelfabriek in Leiden. Since a while the factory buildings are in transition to a modern residential-business complex.

A new website has been created for Homo Bulla. Click here to take a look!

Video van Inge Reisberman in De Vishal, Haarlem
Video We Float III from Homo Bulla series, projected in De Vishal Haarlem

Commission


Human Rights Art Route, Amnesty International, Leiden
Commission
18 July – end of December 2021

Amnesty Leiden opdracht in de Bakkerij Leiden
Entrance mat and bowls in De Bakkerij Leiden

Commisson for an artwork for Amnesty Leiden.
In the centre of Leiden there are many locations which show the long way human rights have travelled. Because of the 50-year anniversary of Amnesty Leiden/Leiderdorp department, Amnesty realised a Human Rights Art Route along these locations. The result is a walking route, an app for the visitor, a folder with the route and a booklet with more depth.

The route consists of nine locations, which also feature work by three specially invited artists: Emma van Noort, Inge Reisberman and Izaak Zwartjes. The route is supported by texts written by city historian Cor Smit.

Read more (in Dutch)….

Acquisition

Ant videos in ‘De Utrecht’

video's van Inge Reisberman in de Utrecht in Leeuwardenn
Left: projection video ‘Scrimmage’ on the ceiling of the entrance of the Art Nouveau building ‘De Utrecht’.
Right: video ‘You never work alone’ on monitor in the conference room .

July 2021 – I am very pleased and honoured that two videos have been acquired for the Art Nouveau building ‘De Utrecht’ in Leeuwarden, a national monument designed by architects Alexander Kropholler and Frits Staal in 1904. After a thorough renovation, the doors opened on June 24 2021.

In the stained-glass windows, ants can be seen, as a symbol of social activity and work ethics. I am so delighted that my contemporary ants have found their habitat in ‘De Utrecht’!

Tweebaksmarkt 48, 8911 KX Leeuwarden
website

In collection

Artwork Cell in collection Rijksmuseum Twenthe

25 mei 2021 – Artwork Cell is donated to Rijksmuseum Twenthe from the private collection of Victor Pollé and Margreet Aalbers. The transfer took place on 22 May by Wibeke Vandevelde-Pollé and Egge-Jan Pollé. I am very delighted that Cell has been included in the RMT collection. Cell is an artwork from the series Leadlines.

artwork Cell from Inge Reisberman is donated to Rijksmuseum Twenthe from the private collection of Victor Pollé and Margreet Aalbers.
Cell, 65x105cm, metallic Lambda print on dibond

Acquistion video triptych by Rijksmuseum Twenthe

Respice Finem

15 October 2019 – The videos Exitium, Periculum and Contemplatio from the Respice Finem series have been purchased by Rijksmuseum Twenthe. The acquisition was realized with the support of the Mondriaan Fonds.
More info….

Inge Reisberman, Respice Finem in Rijksmuseum Twenthe
Impression of exhibition in Rijksmuseum Twenthe

Artist Talk RMT

On Saturday 16 March, Josien Beltman (curator of contemporary art) talked with Inge Reisberman about her video series Respice Finem, which was on view at Rijksmuseum Twenthe from 26 January to 25 August 2019.

More information…..