POST

Location

Nijmegen (NL)

Genre

POST (formerly known as Expoplu) is an interlocal platform for contemporary art that is based in the Paraplufabriek in Nijmegen and a former post office in Arnhem. The platform presents exhibitions and other projects that include artists from the Netherlands as well as abroad and aims to reach a broad and diverse audience. POST facilitates space for experimentation, engagement, collaboration and talent-development, and approaches current societal issues in an investigative, experimental, poetic, imaginative and artistic way.

During the project Constant 1 0 1, POST will initiate the collaborative project Bridging Borders between artists from the Netherlands and Germany, to create and strengthen communication and networks that transcend the border. The project is planned to take place in the spring of 2022 in Arnhem or Nijmegen, and the involved artists will be announced shortly.

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POST Tentoonstelling Expoplu Experiment - Modern-day Griots and tapped train conversations, werk van Ayo en Katerina Gabriel Konarovská, curator Fenne Saedt

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Ayo en Katerina Gabriel Konarovská, Expoplu Experiment, 2020

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POST Tentoonstelling overveiw Nucleus of Capital - werk van Nina Støttrup Larsen, curator Anna Bitkina

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Nina Støttrup Larsen, Nucleus of Capital, 2021

On Constant

POST draws inspiration from the notion of a world without borders that is central in the New Babylon project by Constant Nieuwenhuys (1920–2005). While working within a border area, POST would like to take this idea at heart and aim to break down the border between the Netherlands and Germany, artistically and metaphorically.

With the work and life of Constant in mind, it is clear how working and being in relation to other artists shaped his practice. Interactions, dialogues and a playful context that is open for experimentation can be crucial in the development of emerging and experienced artists. When placing this within an international context, or rather within a borderless context, POST believes that there is an intersection with several of Constant’s ideas without forcing a frame on the invited artists. POST aims to centralize the ideas of Constant in the working process of the artists and the methodology of the exhibition, instead of centralizing his ideas as a theoretical framework. In this way, they hope to do justice to the legacy of Constant.

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De kleine Freude, 1972

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De kleine Freude, 1972

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Theorie collage nr. 6, 1974

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Theorie collage nr. 6, 1974

Discursive program

It is no coincidence that POST originated in Nijmegen with its rich emancipatory tradition. With exhibitions, performances, educational activities, lectures and more, POST strives to be a location for presentations of contemporary art, a meeting place, breeding ground and an echo chamber, in particular for young people and artistic practitioners. In cooperation with various cultural organisations and venues in the regional area of Arnhem-Nijmegen, and a discursive programme, POST wants to stimulate the (inter)national discussion about art and culture.

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POST Tentoonstelling 'Departures' 2019, werk van Golshan Azadokht

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Golshan Azadokht, Departures, 2019

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L’insurrection, 1985

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L’insurrection, 1985