‘Symposium Naoorlogse Monumentale Wandkunst’ | Dec 2018

On Thursday 6 December, the city of Amsterdam is organizing a symposium on post-war monumental wall art. In the past two years, Amsterdam’s monumental wall art from the Reconstruction Period (1945-1975) has been inventoried and assessed at the request of the City Council. In this symposium, a number of speakers, will discuss post-war wall art from different angles:

-Martijn Sandberg, artist, member Sounding Board Group for Wall Art
-Meinke Horn, advisor for wall art, Lex Horn Foundation
-Simone Vermaat, Rijksdienst voor Cultureel Erfgoed, member Sounding Board Group for Wall Art

Date: 6 December 2018, 2-6 pm
Location: House of Watt, James Wattstraat 73, Amsterdam

A publication about the inventarisation of the Postwar Monumental Wall Art Amsterdam will be published. It includes a text contribution by Martijn Sandberg, entitled ‘Het Handschrift van de Tijd’ (‘The Handwriting of Time’).

Research Project: Postwar Monumental Wall Art Amsterdam
Inventarisation: Yteke Spoelstra, Norman Vervat
Sounding Board Group: Frans van Burkom, Martijn Sandberg, Simone Vermaat

Click here for text in Dutch, as pdf.

‘Postwar Monumental Wall Art in Amsterdam’, publication, BMA, Amsterdam.

‘Niks aan de Wand? Niks aan de Hand!’ Lecture by Martijn Sandberg, 6 Dec 2018.