Homo Bulla Est
‘De Utrecht’ in Leeuwarden
16 sept – 26 nov 2022
De Utrecht, an art nouveau monument combined with contemporary art in Leeuwarden, acquired two videos by Inge Reisberman (Almelo 1959) in 2021, in which ants play the lead role. With this exhibition, the desire to show more of her videowork has been realized. More small animals and amazing natural manifestations make temporary appearances in the building. From the series Homo Bulla, De Utrecht will present two satellite videos as well as other new and existing videoworks. and a digital.
The existential themes Inge Reisberman brings up in her “slow cinema” videos are delicately mixed with a touch of poetry. In the laconic and observational style of filming, lightness is given plenty of space. Those who allow themselves to spend some time in the parallel world discover depth and wonder. Curator Ra van der Hoek
Pulchri Studio, The Hague
1 -19 October
Jubilee exhibition – B(ring) Y(our) O(wn) B(eamer)
During Museumnacht Den Haag on October 8, 2022, Pulchri will bring extra attention to this event.
Frosty rainbows and other dark phantasies
Art Gallery O-68 – Velp
26 february – 26 march 2023
Rob Bouwman, Inge Reisberman, Jan Maarten Voskuil
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!
Human Rights Art Route, Amnesty International, Leiden
18 July – end of December 2021
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)….
Ant videos in ‘De Utrecht’
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
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.
New video series
16 August 2020 – Editing the new video series Homo Bulla is an ongoing process. The series finally grew to 17 videos in 2022.
More info and view videos at www.homobulla.nl
Acquistion video triptych by Rijksmuseum Twenthe
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.