movt nr. 8: Destination Inner Space

Commissioned by WORM for Afrofuturism Now! Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2015 Performance – character, albert heyn shopping bag, car light, camera Installation– 5 screen video, smoke, mirror ball, soundtrack Review by Viktor Evink: The installation consisted of three walls, divided into five areas to which short fragments of moving imagery was projected. The fragments – a…

movt nr. 8: Robby

Commissioned by Moengo Triennial, Moengo Suriname, 2015 Photographic installation “A series of photographs and one mirror form the contribution of Charl Landvreugd to ‘Tembe fu libi’. From left to right the images become more abstract, blurry even. In the first picture one can see the artist himself, standing still in an open space, the opening…

movt nr. 8: Lobi Singi (2015)

In Destination Inner Space (2013), Landvreugd reflected on the different sources that create the uniqueness of what may be described as a Continental European Blackness. The visual and aural bombardment of styles, the mash up of spoken word, music, reversals and song surmounted in a catchy performance if one had the chance to witness it….

De ontmoeting met Anana zal nog wel even uitblijven

Beeldende kunst: Moderne Nederlandse Beeldhouwkunst De ontmoeting met Anana zal nog wel even uitblijven: Het onderzoek van Charl Landvreugd belicht vanuit het perspectief van zijn beelden (edited) Virginité de l’Europe #1 (2012) Kasper Tromp, Leiden University (c) 1. Thema’s in het werk van Charl Landvreugd Landvreugd werkt in verschillende media, ik vroeg hem hoe zijn…

Atlantic Transformerz – Dakar

While representing the Netherlands at the Dak’Art Biennial 2014, Charl Landvreugd completed the last part of the Atlantic Transformerz project (2010 – 2014) in Senegal.   Filmed at the most western point of Africa île de Ngor, looking over the Atlantic Ocean. The project was generously funded by the Mondriaan Fund in the Netherlands and…

movt nr. 7: On Cairo / performance

movt nr. 7: On Cairo (exhibition and performance). Performed at Tropenmuseum Amsterdam as part of the exhibition Monuments for the Furure: conversation between Charl landvreugd and Edgar Cairo. Artist Charl Landvreugd in dialogue with the deceased writer Edgar Cairo What does it mean to be black in the Netherlands today and what has white got…