On the occasion of the release of jaune, geel, gelb, yellow. Monochrome by artist Antonis Pittas, published by Jap Sam Books a special book event will be held on March 12th at Centraal Museum. Join us for this gathering with the artist, authors and publisher!
jaune, geel, gelb, yellow. Monochrome is published in conjunction with the exhibition jaune, geel, gelb, yellow. Act on modernism with Antonis Pittas and Theo van Doesburg at Centraal Museum, Utrecht which was on show until February 6th 2022.
The publication jaune, geel, gelb, yellow. Monochrome discusses the failure, collapse and historicization of the modernist ideals espoused by Theo van Doesburg, set against the current political backdrop of mass protest. It reflects on the failing of modernity, with contributions by authors from the field of art history, architecture, philosophy, anthropology, sociology and poetry.
With text contributions by Maria Barnas, I.K. Bonset, Laurie Cluitmans, Johan F. Hartle, Dirk van den Heuvel, Bram Ieven, Bruno Latour, Thalia Ostendorf, Bart Rutten, Doris Wintgens.
Program March 12th Centraal Museum
14h00-14.15: walk in
Start of the program with a reading by Thalia Ostendorf (social antropologist)
Welcome and introduction to the publication by Laurie Cluitmans (curator Centraal Museum)
Reading by Maria Barnas (artist and poet)
Converstation between Antonis Pittas (artist) and Bram Ieven (philosopher) and questions from the audience
15h30-16.30 closing drinks
The event is free, but making a reservation is necessary and can be done via this link
We are looking forward to celebrate this release with you!
The publication jaune, geel, gelb, yellow. Monochrome has been made possible with the generous support of the Mondriaan Fund, Creative Industries Fund NL, Jaap Harten Fonds, Centraal Museum, Reflexfolie and Sign & Safety