‘Present Presence’, curated by Huib Haye van der Werf, aims to define the present as a presence; a moment in time that exists not as an instance but as a pretence. All works in this group show relate to time as being undefined and/or bringing about the indefinable. In ‘Present Presence’, the past and future service an expectation of how one can regard the present rather than a necessity to live in this moment.
Van Eyck Academie
6211 KM Maastricht
With contributions from Ksenia Galiaeva, Rik Smits, Alicia Ongay-Perez, Gabriel Lester, Sven Kroner, Karolina Bregula, Troika and Sanja Medic.