2030: War Zone Amsterdam is an exercise in imagining the unimaginable: a state of war in your own city in the year 2030. A cease-fire has just been announced, and a group of international artists, theatre makers, filmmakers, journalists and intellectuals go out into the city to investigate what the war has done to Amsterdam and its inhabitants.
Listen to Khaled Hourani from Ramallah and Tony Chakar from Beirout
On Saturday 28 November the first phase of the multiyear event 2030: War Zone Amsterdam will be launched in Mediamatic in the Vijzelstraat, with Blitz presentations by thirty international artists and collectives.
M2M recorded a conversation with Menachem Roth, Khaled Hourani, Jamelie Hassan and Katja van Driel
Curator Brigitte van der Sande developed the project on the basis of an idea of Partizan Publik. On the same occasion the special issue of Open, Cahier on Art and the Public Domain # 18 will be launched.