05.11 - 05.12.12

TeTo Projects in collaboration with W139 will present  Anarcademia project  which is a concept of Dora Longo Bahia.
From the 5th of November to the 2nd of December five young Brazilian artists and five from The Netherlands will get together for a month at W139 to exchange knowledge and practice.
From the forth and final week of November the project will be concomitantly executed at W139 and Kunstvlaai. Hence, a strong digital and physical bridge between these two platforms will be created, leading towards the culmination.
Throughout the course of this process Red Light Radio will be approached as medium and as a broadcasting agency. 
Anarcademia will be assisted by the artists and art teachers Dora Longo Bahia and Rutger Emmelkamp. Longo Bahia teaches at Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado and Emmelkamp at Rietveld Academy.
The participating artists are Aline Weyel (DE), Emilia Bergmark (SE), Fernando Mira Borges (BR), Gabriela Felice Godoi (BR), Guilherme Conde Neumann (BR), Henrique Cesar de Oliveira (BR), Janaína Wagner (BR), Matthias Dolder (TH), Mila Lanfermeyer (NL), Ola Lanko (UKR).
Until the end of Anarcademia the participants will everyday present their reflections, references and experiments by means of individual or collective works which will overlap, erase or complete one another. These processual activities will be an event in itself.
The exhibition space will become a collaborative space, a hybrid of atelier, art gallery, living room, bar and movie theatre in order to emphasize the idea of art as celebration.
Moreover, it will question the exaggerated importance given to the art object and to the artist persona, establishing a reflection on the status of the contemporary art work and the value that is attributed to it as a result of traditional paradigms such as authorship, uniqueness, durability, etc.
As a further matter, Anarcademia presents itself as a place where discussions can become specific interventions, acts of risk that could bring to light the contradictions inlayed in the art making.
It configures itself as a transitory territory that through the investigation of the folds and fissures of the system can give rise to a critical and collective thought.





13.09 - 30.09.12

TeTo Projects in collaboration with five participants have produced five templates during the project 'Present Your Art World' at W139. These five blueprints of TeTo's interior function as an extension of the actual space. Each participant have worked individually on one template. From the 24th of October on they will be spread out as posters across the city of Amsterdam. 
From the left Estúdio Campo, Sarai de Haan, Rutger Emmelkamp, Barbara Iwanicka and Rustan Söderling.

A Casa Recebe _ TeTo Projects

30.08 - 09.09.12

Esmee Geerken and Lot Meijers present a work in 3 parts at Casa Tomada.  “This must be the place” deals with the experience of distance and direction. The physical location of Casa Tomada becomes the mental starting point for thoughts.
For the duration of the project, from the 30th of August till the 9th of September both artists will daily upload an image to the website of Casa Tomada. The image will be a photograph taken from their current location towards the direction of São Paulo. Exploring the limitations of perception and how the gaze can receive more than mere light reflected by the first opaque object in view.
A small installation at the front of Casa Tomada will enable the viewer to look in the direction of Amsterdam. At an announced moment (5th of September) the visitors in São Paulo are invited to look in this direction, while at the same moment the artists in Amsterdam are looking back. Sharing a moment in time and space, their gazes will cross at a point 2600 km from the surface of the Earth.


01.06.12 from 13 - 18 o'clock

Photos by Nathalie Snel


14.04 - 04.05.12

The artists have used the space as a lab for a period of two weeks prior to the exhibition, following an intuitive process and leaving room to the role of chance. The resulting multiples stumble upon the notions of knowledge and standardisation, domesticity VS iconoclastic actions. An explosive publication containing each others archives accompanies the exhibition.

Aline Weyel,1984 I Germany 
Graduated from the Rietveld Academy in 2010

Elsa-Louise Manceaux, 1985 I France
Graduated from the Rietveld Academy in 2009 


 24.02 - 24.03.24 

'Carr Fortune Holst versus Hercules and the Teto Project'

In a bare white apartment, owned by Hercules Goulart Martins, Neil Fortune, Ian Carr, and Sophia Holst are redefining and inventing their works in relation to both the domestic space and the exhibition context. Though in this exhibition it is not so clear if it is their work that encroaches the house or the other way around. Neil Fortune's sculpture is made as an extension of the space and reminds us of a comfort zone in the house. It is like a temporary private territory, marked by the soft material which shows the potential to be reconfigured to the needs and wishes of the user. Fortune's work often deals with interventions and reactions to the immediate environment. He re-sculpts it in materials that are raw, sometimes rough and have the quality to, either by color, context or shape, be a reflection of the space. In contrast to Fortune's work, Ian Carr's sculptures and drawings are radically present. They do not in any way mirror the space, but they show a space on their own. Untitled (GFO)  recalls the form of a futuristic building with bulky steel and forward position. It carries a nostalgia of a past representing the future. Ian's work is more likely showing excerpts of exterior spaces, like cityscapes, rather then relations to the interior spaces. It proudly states and remains what it is even in the domestic ambience. Sophia Holst introduces a few objects into the apartment, including a lamp or at least the appearance of a lamp. With her interest in modernism and the modern interior, she investigates the relation between the functional and sculptural object. By doing so she uses raw materials in order to make plain configurations. The objects she makes seem to show an in-between stage of being, a point of balance, a rotated construction which appear to be accidental.