Opening Pièce de Résistance

Saturday April 23. Opening party, 8pm

Join us for the opening of the Pièce de Résistance lab and exhibition space. Music, drinks, a paintball performance and a special guest. Don't forget to bring a personal object of resistance for the archive. The password to enter: SCHEVENINGEN.


Pièce de Résistance Poster - Resistance-stones


Erik Schilp, director of the Museum of National History, will open the evening with a speech. There will be a paintball performance by Michael Haas (Germany), re-enactments and music by dj Love the Beat and dj Sunny n shiiite.


  • Sissel Tolaas (N) – Smell of fear (2011)
  • Saron Paz (IL)– Storystore (2011)
  • Abner Preis (US) – The Lagoon (2009)
  • Roger Cremers (NL) – Re-Enactment (2011)
  • Mike Ballard (UK) – Whose coat is that jacket you' re wearing? (2010)
  • Guy Königstein (IL) – Family Stories (2009)
  • Julius von Bismarck (DE) & Benjamin Maus (DE) – Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus (2009)
  • Michael Haas (DE)– Facadeprinter (2008)
  • Moataz Nasreldin (EG) – 25th January (2011)

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Free entrance during the opening. Doors open at 8pm. Location: Mediamatic Bank, Vijzelstraat 68, Amsterdam. Become a researcher and contribute to a large archive of stories and objects of resistance. The Pièce de Résistance exhibition and lab are open from April 24th to June 25th. On weekdays from 1pm to 7pm and on the weekend from 1pm to 6pm. Entrance fee is € 5,-, but if you lend or donate an object and an accompanying story to the archive, you get in for free. Students are subject to a 50% discount