Opening Modern Love exhibition

At IMPAKT & Centraal Museum

3 November 2021
16:30 — 18:00

Location: Centraal Museum

Opening exhibition //

In our on-demand society, we increasingly deal with love, relationships and intimacy online. What is this doing to the way we meet, love each other – and break up? From Wednesday 3 November, the IMPAKT Festival 2021 will be dedicated entirely to Modern Love (or Love in the Age of Cold Intimacies). We hereby invite you to the opening of the festival and the accompanying exhibition.

Together with IMPAKT’s artistic director Arjon Dunnewind, guest curator Katerina Gregos, director of the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens, has created a loving exhibition and a stimulating festival programme with artists, philosophers, writers and researchers such as AA Bronson, Eva Illouz, Srećko Horvat, Dries Verhoeven, Melanie Bonajo, Duran Lantink, Mounir Samuel, Roanne van Voorst and many others.

3 November, 16.30 – 18:00 p.m.: Opening of the Modern Love exhibition in partnership with the Centraal Museum Utrecht
The Modern Love (or Love in the Age of Cold Intimacies) exhibition will be on display at the Centraal Museum and at the IMPAKT [Centre for Media Culture]. From 16.30 p.m. you are welcome to attend the first part of the opening at the Centraal Museum. We will then walk together to IMPAKT, where the official opening will take place at 17.45 p.m.

The exhibition, curated by door Katerina Gregos, is the result of a joint production by the Tallinn Art Hall Foundation, the Museum für Neue Kunst in Freiburg, the Centraal Museum in Utrecht and IMPAKT [Centre for Media Culture].

3 November, 19.30 p.m.: Opening of the 2021 IMPAKT Festival Modern Love
The festival will be launched at Het Huis Utrecht. The two curators, Katerina Gregos and Arjon Dunnewind will present the programme, together with Jonas Lund, Laura Cemin and other artists and speakers from the programme. The official part will be followed by Marijke De Roover’s performance Live, Laugh, Limerence and a screening of Melanie Bonajo’s Night Soil – Economy of Love.

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