During this performance-friendly environment all participants were offered a camp bed, breakfast with coffee tasseography, a dream interpretation, and personal care. There was space for 50 people per night. If you had forgotten your sleeping bag, you were always able to rent one. Your hostesses were Melanie Bonajo and Kinga Kielczynska and their team of volunteers.
There were daily performances from 11:00-22:00 open to the public, with the title Mediummatic, 5 days of alternative communication.
Wednesday May 7th
The Art of Permanent Laughter
- Ritual Energy Cleaning of the space
- Laughing meditation workshop
with Dhyan Sutorius www.lachmeditatie.info
Thursday May 8th
- Ghost photography
- Connection to the Spirits
A medium created a connection with the world of spirits, which is an invisible world for almost all of us. Everyone was kindly requested to bring objects along that belonged to deceased people.
- A short lecture by Kinga Kielczynska
on the Capuccini Catacombs in Palermo/Sicilia with the photographs of Fiona Volquardsen
- Screening of ghost footage
Friday May 9th
-Trance Dancing Video making
- Ritual trance journey performance
- A movie about Carl Gustav Jung.
- A video by Julia Kasprzak with the lecture of Allan Watts
Saturday May 10th
Free group massage by 5 holistic massage therapists.
Hypnosis +Seance + Cleaning ritual + DJ+ Pillow fight
Sunday May 11th
Soundscapes by Ivan Kadelburg and Mhairi Macfarlane
- Panthomime concert by Janneke Raapohorst
- Sound presentation by Frank Mannens
- Chansons pour dormir
concert of Marie Nuit
The spiritual installation of Kinga Kielczynska and Melanie Bonajo was open throughout the exhibition.
And at the entrance you could find:
A compilation of video works by Andrew McKee, Marija Kadelburg, Igor
Stangliczky, Bogomir Doringer, Emese Csornai and Ivan Kadelburg, curated by
Mhairi Macfarlane and Ivan Kadelburg.
1 Entrance was granted with a ticket from Art Amsterdam or the Temporary Museum passe-partout.
2 Entrance was free if you bought an artwork or helped keep the sleeping areas clean.
3 Curfew was 1 am
4 No lights or noise after 1:30 am.
5 You were kindly requested to leave before 11 am.
6 Pets not welcome
The Sleep-Inn open daily from 11 am-1 am.
The Sleep-Inn is part of the Temporary Museum Amsterdam
Temporary Museum Amsterdam was the urban parallel program of Art Amsterdam where temporary exhibitions, lectures and meetings took place. Using the city's map as one building, the art institutes could be seen as the rooms of one big imaginary museum. The Sleep-Inn was the bedroom!