Exhibition:

Faceless

What are we hiding?

26 Jan 2014
13 Apr 2014

This exhibition shows the trend to hide, alter or mask the face. A trend visible in art, fashion and the media since the turn of the century. The works on show ranges from avant-garde masks to pieces that force open a dialogue with facial recognition software, surveillance cameras, and drones. Themes include seduction, surveillance and privacy. With 100+ artworks, there will be workshops on anonymity as a form of rebellion, lectures and more. Open Wed-Sun from 13:00 to 18:00.

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Faceless exhibition overview - work by Mustafa Sabbagh Van 26 januari t/m 23 april 2014 is de tentoonstelling Faceless te zien in de Mediamatic Fabriek. Deze tentoonstelling onderzoekt de trend om het gezicht te verbergen of bewerken. Aan het begin van deze eeuw komt deze trend op in de kunst, mode en media. Van avantgardistische maskers tot kunstwerken die een dialoog forceren met gezichtsherkenningssoftware, bewakingscameras en drones. Een tentoonstelling over verleiding, privacy en surveillance. Met 100+ kunstwerken

Since 9/11, fear for the obscured face has lead to more surveillance and the urgency to renegotiate the value of privacy. The hidden face became increasingly prevalent in mainstream pop- and image culture. Artists, fashion designers, and photographers responded to these images and started investigating in their own way what it means to be without a face.

"Our unstable identity yearns for a return to the mask,” says curator Bogomir Doringer. “Like in times past, we are attracted to wearing masks as a form of protection or camouflage, as a prop, or just for entertainment."

In addition to 100+ works by internationally recognized young and renowned artists, the show features masks by designers like Maiko Takeda, Maison Martin Margiela, Jun Takahashi for Undercover, and Katsuya Kamo for Junya Watanabe’s Comme des Garçons.

More information

Entrance: €3 + a valid membership (€5 for 4 weeks). Mediamatic. VOC-kade 10, 1018 LG Oostenburg Amsterdam. Open from 26 January to 13 April from Wednesday - Sunday from 13:00 - 18:00.

We do not accept Museumjaarkaart

Free for members of Subbacultcha
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Faceless exhibition overview - work by Shahram Entekhabi

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Faceless exhibition overview - Picture by: Marc Faase | www.marcfaasse.com

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Faceless tentoonstellings overview - work by Levi van Veluw

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Faceless - Faceless an exhibition on seduction, surveillance and privacy. 26 January - 13 April 2014.

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Margiela's masks at the Faceless exhibition - Picture by: Marc Faase | www.marcfaasse.com

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Faceless exhibition overview - work by Maison Martin Margiela

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Faceless exhibition overview - work by Marc Turlan

With: Marc Turlan
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Faceless exhibition overview - Picture by: Marc Faase | www.marcfaasse.com

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Faceless - Faceless an exhibition on seduction, surveillance and privacy. 26 January - 13 April 2014.

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Faceless exhibition overview - work by Slava Mogutin

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Faceless - Faceless an exhibition on seduction, surveillance and privacy. 26 January - 13 April 2014.

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Faceless exhibition overview - work by Mustafa Sabbagh

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Viktor & Rolf helmet at the Faceless exhibition - Picture by: Marc Faase | www.marcfaasse.com

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Faceless exhibition overview - work by Anne Wenzel

With: Anne Wenzel
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Faceless exhibition overview - work by Heiko Bressnik Bodil Schermerhorn

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Faceless exhibition overview - work by

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Faceless exhibition overview - work by Brian Kenny

With: Brian Kenny
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Faceless exhibition overview - work by Adam Harvey

With: Adam Harvey
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Faceless - Faceless an exhibition on seduction, surveillance and privacy. 26 January - 13 April 2014.

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Faceless - Faceless an exhibition on seduction, surveillance and privacy. 26 January - 13 April 2014.

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Faceless - Faceless an exhibition on seduction, surveillance and privacy. 26 January - 13 April 2014.