1 JUL 2017 - 7 JAN 2018

How can you capture thoughts that shoot off in all directions, in a painting? And how can you represent a world that is beyond objective reality in a work of art? From the 1940s onwards, these were the questions that constantly preoccupied Jean Dubuffet.

Solutions or Utopia? Design for Refugees

20 MAY - 3 SEP 2017

Today, 60 million people are fleeing from war, or have been displaced for other reasons. Designers and architects can contribute by developing inexpensive and/or smart solutions.
Francis Alÿs, Turista // Collection of Ephemera, 1994.

I am a Native Foreigner

23 SEP 2017 - 3 JUN 2018

This presentation includes documentary images of migrants and displaced persons along with photographic work that questions the portrayal of refugees in the media.

Carlos Motta: The Crossing

16 SEP 2017 - 7 JAN 2018

In The Crossing, Carlos Motta presents video portraits of eleven LGBTQI refugees who speak about their experiences before, during and after the exodus from their homelands to the Netherlands.

De Stijl at the Stedelijk

3 DEC 2016 – 27 NOV 2017

What does the work of Isa Genzken have in common with De Stijl? And what connects Bas Jan Ader, or the iconic Lichtenstein in the Stedelijk collection, to De Stijl?

Chris Beekman, De Stijl Defector

8 APR – 17 SEP 2017

Presentation of the oeuvre of De Stijl artist Chris Beekman, one of the most politically active artists affiliated with this movement.