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The Last View

Closing first collection of BookCase | 19 March 2011 | 2 – 6 pm
Finnissage Neverland #4 Sweat of brow by Erik Alkema

BookCase was initiated in 2009 and is a changing collection and shop for artist books, publications, pamphlets, magazines and editions, involving every possible mode of production in the field of fine arts, photography and writing. Self published publications, booklets, unicates, which you can hardly find displayed. Books and Magazines which are published by self organized initiatives, visual experiments and concept based autonomy works.

After being displayed for more than a year all publication are gonna be returned to their makers.

Grab the chance to have the last look at the collection!

BookCase is part of De Zwarte Ruyter and will continue the promotion of Artist’s Books in a slightly different way.

Finnissage Neverland #4 Sweat of Brow

De Zwarte Ruyter was the stage of the fourth chapter of Erik Alkema’s project Neverland (Het Land Van Nooit). A visual and narrative investigation in which he sketches a multi-headed portrait, in different media and from various perspectives, of the Netherlands.

BookCase @ RAiR #3 Guest House @ ART Rotterdam

RAiR#3 Guest House
An exciting selection out of a decade of work from international guest artists.
Curator: Leo Delfgaauw

RAiR (Rotterdam Artists in Residence – Duende, foundation B.a.d., Het Wilde Weten, Kaus Australis and Kunst & Complex) will present a special show close to the main location of Art Rotterdam. Over the past years hundreds of artists stayed for a longer or shorter period in Rotterdam. They joined the local art scene and with their presence enriched cultural life in the city. RAiR#3 hosts a surprising selection of the many talented guests. Invited are;

Brandon Jan Blommaert, Roxane Borujerdi, Diego Bruno, Amy Cheung, Erin Dunn, Hadassah Emmerich, Friederike Feldmann, Olivier Gourvil, Annika Hauke Michiel Huijben, Aleksander Komarov, Susanne Kriemann, Maider Lopez, Tiina Mielonen Ekaterina Mitichkina, Noriko Mitsuhashi, Shaun O’Connor, Nathan Redwood, Christine Rusche, Marco Schuler, Marit Shalem, Iwan van ʻt Spijker, Andrew Sroka, Soizic Stokvis, Nicola Unger.

RAiR#3 looks back with a historical overview, but also anticipates on all that lies ahead. During RAiR#3 an open forum with invitees will discuss the topic of the Rotterdam international residency policy.

Be welcome to the Instructables Restaurant!
Hospitality, connection and interaction play an important role for RAiR. To make your stay in our ‘Guest House’ as pleasant as possible, Arne Hendriks and Waag Society will install an Instructables Restaurant in our exhibition space. Instructables Restaurant is the first open source restaurant in the world. Everything you see, use and eat is downloaded from An experiment in ‘digesting free internet culture’!
BookCase (part of De Zwarte Ruyter) will present a selection of Artists’ Books and zines and on Saturday 11th Tosti Treffer presents a special evening with food & music. A side event of Artist initiative ADA; Area for Debate and Art, will be anounced on the website of RAiR. Special thanks go to gemeente Rotterdam, dienst Kunst en Cultuur and Vestia Rotterdam Feijenoord.

Doppel Trio

Zaterdag 6 maart 2010, Doppel Trio @ Goethe Instituut
Het Goethe Instituut Rotterdam presenteert Jan Huijben en Michiel Huijben (broers),
Marijke Appelman en Koen Taselaar (oud studiegenoten), Sae Inukai en Karin Arink
(docent en student).

Bovendien zal BookCase kunstenaarsboeken presenteren
Club Attent de cocktail bar verzorgen
Gary X and Jony Trash plaatjes draaien
De KWARTET release van Marijke Appelman en Koen Taselaar plaats vinden
Er een performance door Karin Arink en Sae Inukai te zien zijn.

Verder kun je de tentoonstelling After Paul Celan, Tango and Figure met werken van Joseph Semah bezichtigen.

Het Goethe Instituut is geopend vanaf 20.00 tot 02.00 uur.

Vrije toegang.

BookCase @ SingerSweatShop


The SingerSweatShop will be turned into a temporary shop with all kinds of small artworks, books, magazines, screenprints, bags and lots more. In our shop you’ll find artworks and products by: Animal Rescue, Ansjel van Bellen, Bfree, Bitches in Control, BookCase, Charlotte Wooning, DutchDolls, Ephameron, Erosie, Gijs Kast, Grieen, Gwenst, Hanazuki, Ingrid de Lugt, Meggie, Mikosa, MissBonBon, Maoma, Ready2Rumbl, Remona Poortman, Superelectric, Susan Bijl and many more.

Friday 18.12.09 from 16:00 till 21:00
Saturday 19.12.09 from 12:00 till 18:00
Friday there will be hot soup and Saturday cake & cookies by Augusta Wind

Opening BookCase

Iris Hond @ Opening of BookCase

BookCase is a bookstore in Rotterdam for artist books, publications, editions, magazines * involving every possible mode of production and in the field of art, design, prose and poetry.* Which are published by the artist without a publisher.

Next to this we will present publications of small art book publishers driven by heart and empathy for aesthetically and well made books.

Book Case likes to be a centre and service for individual and institutional collectors, artists, book enthusiasts, the bibliographically curious and last but not least a place of inspiration for you and me. Therefore we are integrated in an open exhibition and project space, where exhibitions, workshops, lectures, film events and discussions are taking place as well.

Our aim is not only to be a bookstore where you can bring books to sell and find books to buy, but also to manifest the importance of a place with an independent view.

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