Stroom School: Agnieszka Kurant

Stroom School is the umbrella term for the side program accompanying exhibitions. Themes are highlighted and more profoundly explored. The Stroom School of Agnieszka Kurant consists of a number of guided tours, workshops and an evening on her work. For more information scroll down.

Saturday 30 November 2013, 4 pm
Opening + talk between Agnieszka Kurant and Chris Fitzpatrick
Reservations not required
The opening of exformation at 5 pm is preceded by a talk at 4 pm between Agnieszka Kurant and Chris Fitzpatrick, director of Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp since 2012. More information on Chris Fitzpatrick click here.

Thursday 12 December 2013, 16 January, 13 February
20 February 2014 (all in Dutch)
Tales to Tell: Writing workshops by Writerskitchen
Workshop of 2 ½ hours by Kathy Mathys of Writerskitchen. Mathys is an experienced writer and will focus in this workshop on plotting and plot endings, the politics of editing and making choices. To read a number of short stories written by participants: click here.

Thursday 6 February 2014, 17 hrs
An evening on the work of Agnieszka Kurant
with Agnieszka Kurant, Diedrich Diederichsen, Pieter Fleury and James Richards
Location: Hogewal 1-9, The Hague
Entrance fee: € 7,50

German author, music journalist and cultural critic Diedrich Diederichsen will talk with Agnieszka Kurant about the text he wrote for the exhibition exformation. The other contributors to this evening are Pieter Fleury (director and producer of documentary films, television films and commercials; since 2012 head of documentaries at Netherlands Film Fund) and the artist James Richards.

Publication with text by Diedrich Diederichsen
At the Levers of Reality: The Orders of Fiction
On the work of Agnieszka Kurant

On the occasion of Agnieszka Kurant's show at Stroom Den Haag, Diedrich Diederichsen has written a text on her work. This text, presented as a small booklet designed by Atelier Carvalho Bernau, will be for sale at Stroom Den Haag for € 5,-.

On a number of Sundays during the run of the exhibition there will be guided tours where people from various disciplines will present their personal view of the exhibition and its underlying themes.

Sunday 12 January 2014, 3 pm
Guided tour by Machteld Rullens
Free. Reservations not required
In her work artist Machteld Rullens combines fact and fiction to show ordinary situations in a different way.

Sunday 9 February 2014, 3 pm
Guided tour by Vivian Sky Rehberg

Free. Reservations not required
Vivian Sky Rehberg is art historian and critic (a.o. for frieze magazine) and Course Director of the Master of Fine Art at the Piet Zwart Instituut.

Sunday 23 February 2014, 3 pm
Guided tour by Ton Geerts
Free. Reservations not required
Ton Geerts is curator modern and contemporary art RKD, Netherlands Institute for Art History.

To celebrate the end of the workweek, Stroom organizes informal guided tours through the exhibition followed by a tasty lunch on Friday afternoons. Both groups and individuals are welcome to sign up! Costs are €12,50 per person. Interested? Contact us via:

Groups of students can request a guided tour on weekdays. The tours are free. For more information and bookings, please contact Stroom: