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Haperende Mens Festival

At V2_ we are thrilled to present you Spider, Spit and Broken Bells – the upcoming Haperende Mens Festival.

12
 
Jan 2018
 - 
14
 
Jan 2018
 
18:00 to 23:00

January 12+13+14 2018 (WORM Rotterdam + V2_ )

Open: Friday 12 January from 18:00h on, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January from 13:00h onwards. End Sunday 14 january 18:00h.

This edition of Haperende Mens will explore the idea of the sacred in the context of an overly regulated society. The present time in which political polarisation, alienation and thrill-seeking diverts us from inner experience and meaning. Where are those deep, intense moments that transcend our increasingly regulated daily lives? Through a music and arts programme Haperende Mens presents transgression, experiment and ritual as forms of sustainability; against the backdrop of today’s ever-increasing social disembodiment. Not your usual cup of herbal tea maybe. Rather a mixture of 'spiders, spit and broken bells.'

Haperende Mens at V2_

V2_ will show Eva and Franco Mattes’ For internet Use Only. This edition of 'Haperende Mens' will explore the idea of the sacred in the context of an overly regulated society. V2_ will show Eva and Franco Mattes’ For internet Use Only, a performance where a live stream of the artists’ computer desktop is projected in the gallery for 48 minutes, turning the audience into voyeurs of the everyday. This digital intimacy highlights the contradictory logic of this hypermediated space, where everything is both a private activity and public performance. While this engagement is playfully subversive, its implications are chillingly real against a backdrop where our data is increasingly mined, owned, sold and surveilled. The special live performance of For Internet Use Only will take place on Friday January 12th at V2_. The exhibition as a whole will be open from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 January.

Haperende Mens Line-Up

Skullflower (UK), Pan Daijing (CN), JK Flesh (UK), Senyawa feat. Patshiva Cie (ID/FR) (curated by Pantropical), Bear Bones Lay Low (BE/VE), URUK Massimo Pupillo (ZU/IT) & Thighpaulsandra (Coil UK), Lumisokea (BE/IT), group A (JP, GER), Nocturnal Emissions (UK), Pharaoh Chromium (DE/Pal), Michel Banabila (NL), Oiseaux-Tempête (FR), Simon Crab (Bourbonese Qualk, UK), Giant Swan (UK), Tomaga (UK) performing a soundtrack to ‘Lucifer Rising’ by Kenneth Anger, David Edren/ DSR lines (BE), Turia (NL), DDV / Danny Devos (Club Moral, BE, Masterclass), The Ghost of Bryn Jones - Muslimgauze DJ Project), Film-Programme, Elusive Art Programme.

 

More info also at haperendemens.nl/festival/ 


Information

• A limited amount of 4-DAY festval passes for 25 euros
can be bought at: https://worm.stager.nl/web/tickets/173446
giving access to both locations, OCCII and WORM/V2_
• Regular Day tickets will be on sale as well.

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