• This Saturday G/P gallery Shinonome (Tokyo) will host the opening of the group exhibition The Exposed #8: Sightseeing, curated by Shauba Chang and Oko Goto

    On view March 7th till May 2nd

    Participating artists:

    Asger Carlsen, Yitang Chen, Ting Cheng, Maurice van Es, Otto Kaan, Liyu + Liubo, Jr-shin Luo en Debbie Tea

    http://gptokyo.jp/archives/1924

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  • This weekend we’ll present our newest publication Arie at the stand of Centerfold Editions at Offprint Paris, located at the Academie de Beaux Arts in Rue Bonaparte.

     

  • This Wednesday at 17:00 is the opening of Unfair, Amsterdam’s youngest art fair that hosts 40 solo presentations by (inter)national upcoming and renowned artists

    Participating artists:

    Isabelle Andriessen (NL), Arnar Ásgeirsson (IS), Matea Bakula (BA), Boris de Beijer (NL), Willem Besselink (NL), Erik de Bree (NL), Yair Callender (NL), Peter van der Es (NL), Thijs Ebbe Fokkens (NL), Daan Gielis (BE), Julien Grossmann (FR), Josje Hattink (NL), May Heek (NL), Kasper Jacobs (NL), Ottto Kaan (NL), Daniel Vom Keller (CH), Marc Philip van Kempen (NL), Ingmar Konig (NL), Rens Krikhaar (NL), Thomas van Linge (NL), Thijs Linssen (NL), Noël Loozen (NL), Astrid Mingels (NL), Clara Palli Monguilod (ES), Adam Nillissen (IL), Suat Öğüt (TR), Magdalena Pilko (AT), Louise te Poele (NL), Suzanne van Rest (NL), Anika Schwarzlose (DE), Wouter Sibum (NL), Daniël van Straalen (NL), Aldwin van de Ven (NL), Wouter Venema (NL), Puck Verkade (NL), Bob Waardenburg (NL), Krista van der Wilk (NL), Daniël Dennis de Wit (NL), Muge Yilmaz (TR),Thijs Zweers (NL)

    www.unfairamsterdam.nl

     


  • Coming Thursday (September 4th) the Foam Talent 2014 exhibition opens at the Atelier Neerlandais in Paris

    Foam Talents 2014:

    Christto & Andrew (QA), Charles-Henry Bédué (FR), Andrey Bogush (RUS/FIN), Jonny Briggs (UK), Daniel Everett (US), Lucas Foglia (US), Julien Gremaud (CH), Eva O’Leary and Harry Griffin (US), Jing Huang (CHN), Otto Kaan (NL), Sasha Kurmaz (UA), Catharine Maloney (US), Yoshinori Mizutani (JP), Nerhol (JP), Alice Quaresma (BRA), Émilie Régnier (CAN), Jan Rosseel (BE), Jennifer Niederhauser Schlup (CH), Sarah Ancelle Schönfeld (DE), Lukas Wassmann (CH), Hannah Whitaker (US)

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  • Tomorrow at 6PM we’ll reveal the four installations we’ve built together with Noël Loozen, Jaap Scheeren and Simon Wald-Lasowski in Felix &Foam according to the rules of surrealist game exquisite corpse – the results will be as big a surprise to us  as they will be to the people who are joining the opening.

     

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  • March 5, 2015

    This Saturday G/P gallery Shinonome (Tokyo) will host the opening of the group exhibition The Exposed #8: Sightseeing, curated by Shauba Chang and Oko Goto

    On view March 7th till May 2nd

    Participating artists:

    Asger Carlsen, Yitang Chen, Ting Cheng, Maurice van Es, Otto Kaan, Liyu + Liubo, Jr-shin Luo en Debbie Tea

    http://gptokyo.jp/archives/1924

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  • November 13, 2014

    This weekend we’ll present our newest publication Arie at the stand of Centerfold Editions at Offprint Paris, located at the Academie de Beaux Arts in Rue Bonaparte.

     

  • September 15, 2014

    This Wednesday at 17:00 is the opening of Unfair, Amsterdam’s youngest art fair that hosts 40 solo presentations by (inter)national upcoming and renowned artists

    Participating artists:

    Isabelle Andriessen (NL), Arnar Ásgeirsson (IS), Matea Bakula (BA), Boris de Beijer (NL), Willem Besselink (NL), Erik de Bree (NL), Yair Callender (NL), Peter van der Es (NL), Thijs Ebbe Fokkens (NL), Daan Gielis (BE), Julien Grossmann (FR), Josje Hattink (NL), May Heek (NL), Kasper Jacobs (NL), Ottto Kaan (NL), Daniel Vom Keller (CH), Marc Philip van Kempen (NL), Ingmar Konig (NL), Rens Krikhaar (NL), Thomas van Linge (NL), Thijs Linssen (NL), Noël Loozen (NL), Astrid Mingels (NL), Clara Palli Monguilod (ES), Adam Nillissen (IL), Suat Öğüt (TR), Magdalena Pilko (AT), Louise te Poele (NL), Suzanne van Rest (NL), Anika Schwarzlose (DE), Wouter Sibum (NL), Daniël van Straalen (NL), Aldwin van de Ven (NL), Wouter Venema (NL), Puck Verkade (NL), Bob Waardenburg (NL), Krista van der Wilk (NL), Daniël Dennis de Wit (NL), Muge Yilmaz (TR),Thijs Zweers (NL)

    www.unfairamsterdam.nl

     


  • September 1, 2014

    Coming Thursday (September 4th) the Foam Talent 2014 exhibition opens at the Atelier Neerlandais in Paris

    Foam Talents 2014:

    Christto & Andrew (QA), Charles-Henry Bédué (FR), Andrey Bogush (RUS/FIN), Jonny Briggs (UK), Daniel Everett (US), Lucas Foglia (US), Julien Gremaud (CH), Eva O’Leary and Harry Griffin (US), Jing Huang (CHN), Otto Kaan (NL), Sasha Kurmaz (UA), Catharine Maloney (US), Yoshinori Mizutani (JP), Nerhol (JP), Alice Quaresma (BRA), Émilie Régnier (CAN), Jan Rosseel (BE), Jennifer Niederhauser Schlup (CH), Sarah Ancelle Schönfeld (DE), Lukas Wassmann (CH), Hannah Whitaker (US)

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  • July 17, 2014

    Tomorrow at 6PM we’ll reveal the four installations we’ve built together with Noël Loozen, Jaap Scheeren and Simon Wald-Lasowski in Felix &Foam according to the rules of surrealist game exquisite corpse – the results will be as big a surprise to us  as they will be to the people who are joining the opening.

     

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Commissioned Commissioned 2013-14
Year: 2013-14

Kind: Commissioned

Various commissioned work

1: Hummer in farbigem Licht for the benefit of Amsterdam’s most beautiful bar, Café Schiller

2-4: Series of pictures for the website of Amsterdam-based creative agency Vandejong.

5-10: Imagery for the website of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie’s bindery workshop.

11-15: Otto Kaan as Foamboys and the Road of the Least Resistance, impression of temporary cultural space Felix &Foam for Taiwan-based magazine Not TodaySuits by Niek Pulles.

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Rhododendron Print 2010
Year: 2010

Kind: Print

The name rhododendron derives from the ancient Greek words for flower (rhodon) and tree (dendron). The series Rhododendron is the result of various attempts to create such flowertrees.

Inkjet prints, 80 x 100 cm

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4990photo Publication 2010
Year: 2010

Kind: Publication

4990photo is a research on the (usually undesirable) irregularities that appear while scanning negatives or slides. Instead of deleting them with the help of Photoshop’s spot healing brush tool we decided to honour them, by isolating and enlarging them. Subsequently we categorized them, according to the different shapes and constellations in which they appeared

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The Perfect Bag Print 2012
Year: 2012

Kind: Print

The perfect dustbag photographed in the Atlas mountains near Telouet

C-Print, 120 x 150 cm

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Reflector Print 2012
Year: 2012

Kind: Print

C-Print, 120 x 144 cm

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Flower make-up Print 2013
Year: 2013

Kind: Print

Our collection of decorative tripod stabilizers

C-Prints, 40 x 54 cm

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Photographic Furniture Print 2013
Year: 2013

Kind: Print

A series of pictures of furniture pieces designed for the everyday needs of studio photographers

Inkjet prints, 65 x 52 cm

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Steigers Publication 2013
Year: 2013

Kind: Publication

Series of ten six-meter high scaffolds built in our studio over the course of ten days.

Images were first reproduced making acetone transfers from laser prints. The best results were then scanned in high-res, keeping all the irregularities of the transfers. Five A1 posters printed front and back, folded into a broadsheet newspaper.

Rotary offset, 41.5 x 58 cm, 20 pp. Edition 1000

Designed by Xavier Fernández Fuentes

Published by Centerfold Editions

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The Story of Lulu Publication 2013
Year: 2013

Kind: Publication

Box with seven booklets documenting our search for the duke of magenta and the origins of the color

Edition of 15

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Devo ’58 Dames 2 Sponsorship 2013
Year: 2013

Kind: Sponsorship

We are glad to announce that from season 2013/14 on we are the proud sponsors of the second women’s team of Amsterdam based football club Devo ’58

 

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Panorama Publication 2013
Year: 2013

Kind: Publication

Five photographic wallpapers, each measuring 366 x 254 cm, were divided and cut into sixty-four sections each. The sections were then folded, and the display sequence altered by following different schemes for each image; the five wallpapers were then Japanese bound on hard cover as five volumes, containing 128 pages each.

23 x 32 cm, 640 pp. in total

Designed by Xavier Fernández Fuentes

Published by Centerfold Editions

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Neutral Moresnet Print 2014
Year: 2014

Kind: Print

The series Neutral Moresnet is a documentation of the former neutral territory with the same name, using the only tangible remnants of its contours as a tripod.

Sink infused silkscreen ink on 51 copper foil sheets (21 x 29.7 cm each), humidifier

 Thanks to Kapitaal

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Glücksnase Print 2014
Year: 2014

Kind: Print

Hand models touching a replica of the bust of general Carl Wilhelm von Heydeck at the Arbeitsagentur of Ingolstadt

Inkjet prints, 60 x 90 cm

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Otto Kaan
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