Wendelien van Oldenborgh

Squat-anti-Squat, 2016. 

Lenticular photographs and screening event


Old Commercial Press

Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Squat-anti-Squat, 2016. Lenticular photographs 120 x 80cm and screening event

Squat-Anti-Squat* is a new video-work that focuses on methods for change in the 1970s and now, starting from an impressive squatting action in Amsterdam by Surinamese immigrants in 1974 and considering current possibilities for resistance, as notions of property and (il)legality have changed considerably. The film will be presented with artist and poet Quinsy Gario in a special event. Two lenticular-prints— or double-focused images—present scenes from the film that stage conversations between social movements of the 1970s and the present-day.

*A commission of Al-Ma’mal Foundation and Frontier Imaginaries, produced with the support of the Mondriaan Fund

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