Object Rotterdam 2010

Fair  /  04 Feb 2010  -  07 Feb 2010
Published: 28.01.2010
Object Rotterdam 2010.
Las Palmas building, Cruise Terminal Rotterdam
Fons Hof
Presentation 2009 Droog design
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Presentation 2009 Droog design

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The first fair in the world that focuses exclusively on the most current developments within autonomous design. In short: the place where the cutting edge between art and design becomes evident.
Object Rotterdam is the official side fair of Art Rotterdam and will be held in the Las Palmas building opposite to Art Rotterdam. Object Rotterdam is the international fair for ‘autonomous design’ and the first fair in the world that focuses exclusively on the most current developments within autonomous design. The fair is a platform for the latest designs of unique or limited edition functional objects by international designers. In short: the place where the cutting edge between art and design becomes evident. 

Object Rotterdam will take place simultaneously in LPII in the building Las Palmas, opposite Art Rotterdam. Twenty international participants present unique or limited edition functional objects in the field of current design, crafts and jewellery.

Dates and price

Entrance 22.50 €. Tickets includes admission to both Object Rotterdam and Art Rotterdam, and the catalogue of both fairs. 
Purchase your ticket online in advance and get a discount. Online ticket € 18.00. 
Online ticket sales of Object Rotterdam 2010.

Opening hours 2010
Thursday 4 February: 12am - 6pm
Friday 5 February: 12am - 6pm
Saturday 6 February: 11am - 7 pm
Sunday 7 February: 11am - 7 pm


Art Rotterdam Night in TENT: Katarina Zdjelar – Parapoetics
Thursday February 4 from 8pm - 11pm TENT. presents a festive Book Launch from the Parapoetics Reader and an act by nõde/ Maziar Afrassiabi. The reader is the result of a series of events: in January Katarina Zdjelar invited writers, artists and scientists to discuss certain subjects in relation to her work. Voice, use of language and music play an important role in Zdjelar’s videowork. Nõde/ Maziar Afrassiabi plays a set in which he completes, transforms and edits Zdjelar’s work to a new soundscape. During this evening admission to Katarina Zdjelar's solo exhibition is free of charge. TENT. | Witte de Withstraat 50 | Tue-Sun: 11am – 6pm |

Childrens programme in Villa Zebra
On Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 February from 11am – 2pm or from 2pm – 5pm children from 7-12 years are welcome at Villa Zebra. Parents can visit the Art Rotterdam and Object Rotterdam while their children are being entertained in Villa Zebra with a pleasant programme. At Villa Zebra children attend ‘The Monsterfabriek’. In this exhibition children are introduced to special creations of among others monstrous cuddly animals, a swarm of weird insects and a kitchen unit with all sorts of monsters you can find in your home, garden and kitchen. After a visit to the exhibition children participate in a workshop where they can make monsters and build an environment for their creation. The ultimate goal is to make a performance with their monsters in a shadow theater. Reservations: or by telephone 010 – 241 17 17. Participation is free of charge. The programme includes a tour, a workshop and some food and drinks. Please bring and pick up your children at Villa Zebra. Villa Zebra | Stieltjesstraat 21 | Rotterdam [500 meters from the Cruise Terminal] |  

DE PLAYER presents: 8-INCH #7 with ULTRA ECZEMA/Dennis Tyfus (be)
DE PLAYER is a platform that focuses on the peripheries of the artistic circus in a productive way. Here is where sound/music, performance, art and theory/concept, lifestyle and staging can play key roles in the creation of aesthetic and political positions. 8-INCH is a series of DE PLAYER where artists are invited to make a limited edition (50 pcs) of specific vinyl lathe cut records (square 8") and printwork, in coöperation with DE PLAYER. ULTRA ECZEMA is Dennis Tyfus his publishing firm and record label. Fascinated by visual poetry and noise, the Situationists and their radicalism, punk, metal clatter and noise, Tyfus realised a fascinating catalogue of peripherical sound artists on vinyl wrapped up in amazingly designed packages. The presentation will be a new 8-INCH release, an exhibition (4-7 february) and a live event on Saturday the 6th. DE PLAYER | Hillelaan 46B & 49D | Thu-Sun: Noon – 5pm |

South Tour 2010
On Saturday 6 February Art Rotterdam and Object Rotterdam visitors can make a tour to Rotterdam South. The tour starts at the central hall of artists' initiative B.a.d. From B.a.d. there a a number of short trips to be made to artists' studios and other places of interest, like f.e. Attent, De Kas, 't Otje, the artistic Wolphaertstreet, projectspaces W Lf_rt, Bart-Store, Gallery Hommes, Half Juni, Studio Pompstraat, the presentation space and studios in A-Locatie and Gallery182a. After each tour participants return to B.a.d. to share their experiences, choose another tour, visit a studio or just to relax. The South Tour is supported by Pact Op Zuid, the (resident) artists and several initiatives. Stichting B.a.d. | Talingstraat 5 | Rotterdam Zuid | 

Morality – Act III: And the moral of the story is ...
4 days of non-stop film, 24 hours a day, from midnight on Wednesday to midnight on Sunday. A thrilling film programme in a relaxed environment where a variety of ethical opinions, as seen through the lens of artists, ‘Hollywood’ and independent filmmakers, is brought together. 4 - 7 February 2010 | Witte de With | Witte de Withstraat 50 | Tue-Sun: 11am – 6pm |
Presentation 2009 Koppe Gallery, Denmark .
Presentation 2009 Koppe Gallery, Denmark

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Presentation 2009 Gallery Rob Koudijs.
Presentation 2009 Gallery Rob Koudijs

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