Land Art Contemporary
year-long initiative showcases works of art located in the countryside of Drenthe
, a province in the northeastern Netherlands, which will be complemented with an international events programme
dealing with the contemporary aspects of Land art
. Starting on 17 September 2011, the programme
is linked to the 40th anniversary
of the creation of Robert Smithson
's film Broken Circle/Spiral Hill
in Emmen for the exhibition Sonsbeek 1971.
will continue in 2012–13, with a series of 'assignments' to contemporary artists "a number of artists will be set the assignment of creating a work in the spirit of Smithson, whereby the landscape is viewed as a continual process that is constantly in a state of transformation due to the interaction between man and nature", to be curated by SKOR
's curators Nils van Beek and Theo Tegelaers. + info...
Land Art Contemporary is an initiative of STICHTING LACDA, Drenthe, a foundation established in 2011 by the Sanders-Ten Holte family. The program has been made possible thanks to (content and financial) support from SKOR | Foundation for Art and Public Domain, Province of Drenthe, European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe Investing in Rural Areas (LEADER), Municipality of Coevorden, Municipality of Emmen, Cultuurfonds BNG and the Sanders-Ten Holte family.