gallery talks

On the Move with Anne Ruygt
29 Aug 2014

Location
Stedelijk Museum, start in the Schiphol entrance hall, guided tour through the exhibition
Time
1 - 2 pm
Language
Dutch
Details
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The Stedelijk Museum is pleased to invite you to view the exhibition ON THE MOVE Storytelling in Contemporary Photography and Graphic Design in the company of the exhibition curators and invited jury members for the Proposals for Municipal Art Acquisitions. In this series of Gallery Talks, they’ll each discuss a group of works in the exhibition on the basis of their own knowledge and expertise in the fields of photography and design. You will have the opportunity to take a number of tours, each from a unique perspective.

The exhibition presents 28 artists who tell stories in a playful, critical, and challenging way, using photography and graphic design in the form of artists’ books, spatial installations, and new technical possibilities such as apps and websites. During the Gallery Talks, the curators and invited jury members discuss the works in the exhibition according to their professional backgrounds: Carolien Glazenburg (composer of the exhibition and curator of graphic design at the Stedelijk Museum), Anne Ruygt (composer of the exhibition and junior curator of photography), Ad van Denderen (invited jury member and photographer), Mirjam Kooiman  (trainee curator of photography), Karin Krijgsman (invited jury member and director of studies of the photography course at AKV St. Joost), and Dimitri Nieuwenhuizen (invited jury member and co-founder of the multidisciplinary design agency LUST).

More information about the speakers

Anne Ruygt is an art historian and works as a junior curator of photography at the Stedelijk Museum. She helped to compile the exhibitions On the Move, How Far How Near, and the various presentations of the photography collection (including presentations of Wolfgang Tillmans, Rineke Dijkstra, and Ed van der Elsken). Previously, she worked on The Temporary Stedelijk (2010, 2011) exhibition program and on the large-scale reopening of the museum in 2012. Since graduating with a master’s degree in museum curation (a cooperative venture between the University of Amsterdam and the Free University of Amsterdam), she has regularly written about artists and exhibitions for publications including Metropolis M and De Witte Raaf. In 2013, she worked for Paradox, the producer of documentary photographic projects on various traveling exhibitions. In addition to her work for the Stedelijk Museum, Ruygt is writing a book about the critical approach to photography in the Netherlands, in collaboration with Frits Gierstberg, the curator at the Nederlands Fotomuseum. This anthology will be published in the spring of 2016 and is part of the eleven-volume series Kunstkritiek in Nederland (Art Criticism in the Netherlands), published by nai010.