Bik Van der Pol
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Abstract Habitats: Installations of Coexistence and Coevolution, by Sven Lütticken
jul. 15

Abstract Habitats: Installations of Coexistence and Coevolution,” includes discussions of aesthetic habitats for animals and humans (and the odd bacteria) in the work of Haacke, Höller & Trockel, Huyghe, Bik Van der Pol, Agency and others; Lütticken relates those works to theoretical and practical/activist interventions in the discourse on ecology, environment(s) and species.

Bik Van der Pol X Charlemagne Palestine, MetropolisM, Vol.3/2015
aug. 15

AS ABOVE SO BELOW in Google maps
oct. 15

Google Earth the piece AS ABOVE SO BELOW (made for Living as Form, 2011, Creative Time) is now stored in Google's archive. This work has become part of the public (?) sphere of Google while this empty site continues to develop in real time.

Video Essays of participants of School of Missing Studies and Turning a Blind Eye, project for 31st Bienale of Sao Paulo (2014) are online
dec. 15

DON'T ERASE TILL MONDAY @ MIT - Art, Culture and Technology (ACT)
apr. 16

DON'T ERASE TILL MONDAY by Experimental Publishing class by Bik an der Pol @ MIT - Art, Culture and Technology (ACT)
see also ACTblog:TO MAKE PUBLIC

apr. 16

WERE IT AS IF at Witte de With, Center of Contemporary Art, Rotterdam. 27 May – 21 August 2016.

11th Gwangju Biennale 2016: September 2-November 6, 2016
apr. 16

see 11th Gwangju Biennale 2016
and our work

SEMA Media City Biennale Seoul, 2016
apr. 16

SEMA Media City Biennale Seoul, September 1-November 20, 2016

Bik Van der Pol on instagram and twitter
sep. 16

Bik van der Pol on twitter
Bik Van der Pol on instagram

Fly Me To The Moon, Sternberg Press
sep. 16

Fly Me To The Moon with texts by Jennifer Allen, Wouter Davidts, Frans Von der Dunk, Bik Van der Pol, Jane Rendell.

The Port: Art Talk: Mitchell Akiyama on Bik Van der Pol Recap
sep. 16

HO HO HO!......:Sorry! NO We Don’t Do REQUESTS
oct. 16

Sorry! NO We Don’t Do REQUESTS is an exhibition of twenty years of Will Holder’s work with publications, talks, printed matter, and teaching presented through individual selections weekly by different guests at Kunstverein, Amsterdam, Oct 15 to Dec 17, 2016.
Using Kunstverein as space for writing, printing and binding – Holder will recall hundreds of tiny material decisions made in response to a specific context of past collaborators’ work. For example: Bik Van der Pol’s research project Past Imperfect, Casco Issues No.9 (ed. Lisette Smits), Casco, Utrecht / Revolver, 2005. 978-3-865882-18-9.

see also itsnicethat

WERE IT AS IF: visuals
oct. 16

documentation of WERE IT AS IF at Witte de With, Centre of Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
27 May – 21 August 2016

Konrad Fischer in Düsseldorf
oct. 16

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen,
see also Proposition for Reclaiming a Space
and location

Bik Van der Pol

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.

Gilbert K. Chesterton