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Exhibitions, Performance, Fashion, Talks, Screenings, Music, Workshops and much, much more.

Film
Thu
28
February
20:00 - 23:00
28 Feb - 25 Apr

We Only Come Out at Night

The exhibition ‘We Only Come Out at Night’ was born as an attempt to conquer and win the night with a series of screenings starting in the evening and continuing until the first morning lights. The choice of the night as presentation moment was dictated by the desire to challenge the audience circadian rhythm, and the feeling of tiredness. For when one experiences fatigue, many neurological processes, including motivation, pleasure, cognition, memory and learning will be accepting ideas and paths…

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Sat
27
October
20:00 - 00:00
27 Oct - 28 Oct

WOW Masquerade

WOW houses nearly fifty Artists in Residence (AIRs), freshly graduated from the Amsterdam academies. Fashion, art, music, film and performance will fill up our building during WOW Masquerade. With a night-long programme, prepare to experience WOW under a whole new light! The programme will be online soon.

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Fri
11
May
18:00 - 18:00
11 May - 31 Jul

Roman Ermolaev: A short story

Solo exhibition

Visit the exhibition ‘A Short Story’ by filmmaker and Artist in Residence Roman Ermolaev.

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Fri
1
December
00:00 - 23:59
1 Dec - 31 Dec

Goys & Birls

The One Minutes

Fresh One Minutes curated by hot collective Goys & Birls, about the self in the digital age.

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00:00 - 23:59
Thu
19
October
19:30 - 22:00

WOW.doc: A Family Affair

Documentary screening

Watch this artless and painfully frank film about narcissism and self-worth in the presence of director Tom Fassaert.

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19:30 - 22:00
Sun
1
October
00:00 - 23:59
1 Oct - 31 Oct

Create Characters

The One Minutes

October’s One Minutes deal with Virtual Reality and finding your true self.

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00:00 - 23:59
Wed
20
September
19:30 - 21:00

Have You Ever Killed a Bear – or Becoming Jamila

Video screening and performance

A screening of the 2014 Marwa Arsanios video centred around the Algerian freedom fighter Jamila Bouhired.

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Thu
7
September
19:30 - 22:00

De Wereld Heeft Gezicht Verloren

Documentary screening

Screening of the revealing doc about Astrid H. Roemer followed by a Q&A with the director.

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Wed
23
August
19:30 - 22:00

Once Were Warriors

Film screening

Screening of the 1994 film by Lee Tamahori in the midst of the installation by Patricia Kaersenhout.

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Fri
14
July
11:00 - 14:00

DURF!

Documentary screening

Experience the results of special meetings between WOW artists and local kids on the big screen.

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Thu
6
July
19:30 - 22:00

WOW.doc – On the Bride’s Side

Documentary screening

Thought-provoking doc and special guest Domenique Himmelsbach in an evening about refugees.

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19:30 - 22:00
Thu
1
June
08:00 - 23:00
1 Jun - 30 Jun

Micro-Composition

The One Minutes

12 contributions artists who understand that a composition is a composition because it is a continuous present.

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08:00 - 23:00
Sat
13
May
20:00 - 23:55

wow open air 2017

An art-filled Saturday night with fifty young talents

Open AIR unlocks the building and showcases all those artists inside – one-time opportunity!

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Thu
4
May
20:15 - 22:00

wow.doc #4 | call me marianna

Documentary screening

A touching story about a middle-aged transgender in conservative Poland.

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20:15 - 22:00
Mon
1
May
02:30 - 00:00
1 May - 31 May

nightmares of the sun

The One Minutes

May’s series, curated by Khavn, features thirteen scary one-minute nightmares that happen in broad daylight.

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02:30 - 00:00
Thu
6
April
20:00 - 21:30

WOW.doc #3 | Together

Documentary screening

An intimately filmed road trip featuring a father trying to reconnect to his daughter, by filmmaker Denis Shabaev.

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20:00 - 21:30
Wed
1
March
01:30 - 17:00
1 Mar - 31 Mar

designing the one minute

The One Minutes

In March the shorts trace their own beginnings through research by Yin Aiwen.

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01:30 - 17:00
Thu
2
February
20:00 - 22:00

WOW.doc #1 | Bloody Daughter

Documentary screening

Thursday 2 February we’ll screen a film by the daughter of two musical geniuses. Please join us!

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20:00 - 22:00
Mon
23
January
02:30 - 00:00
23 Jan - 31 Jan

ECO VS EGO – Healing Videos

The One Minutes

January’s series is all about reinterpreting our influence on the world around us.

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02:30 - 00:00
Thu
1
December
19:00 - 22:00

Performance / Film

By Klaske Oenema / Joanne Hakkert

Thursday 1 December Klaske performs with her beloved overhead projector; Joanne shows Martha Rosler’s ‘Semiotics of the Kitchen’.

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19:00 - 22:00
Sun
27
November
20:00 - 21:30

The One Minutes Jr.

Masterclass results

Join us Sunday 27 November during the screening of the results of a masterclass movie making for youngsters nominated for The One Minutes awards.

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20:00 - 21:30
Sat
1
October
08:00 - 23:00
1 Oct - 14 Oct

One Minutes series

Curated by Curated by Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson

Watch the new short movies by the One Minutes in the WOW Lobby! Current series is Curated by Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson.

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08:00 - 23:00
Sat
12
March
20:00 - 23:55

WOW Open AIR

Part of 24H West

WOW opened its doors for an evening of music, performance, art and drinks.

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Sun
29
November
19:00 - 21:00

Sunday pop-up expo

One Minutes Jr. meets Kolenkit Kids Club

Join the opening of the Pop-up expo LOOK! Buddy! and the screening of the Oneminutes Sunday at 7pm!

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19:00 - 21:00
Sun
1
November
10:00 - 18:00
1 Nov - 30 Nov

the one minutes november

short movies in the skull

A brand new series of the acclaimed One Minutes, the Junior version.

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10:00 - 18:00
Sat
19
September
10:00 - 17:00

broedplaatsendag nieuw-west

See what's going on inside

Include WOW in your tour of art factories in Amsterdam West.

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Sat
30
May
10:00 - 17:00
30 May - 30 Jun

The One Minutes

short movies in the SKULL

Watch the newest series of The One Minutes in Atelier van Lieshouts the SKULL!

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10:00 - 17:00
Sat
17
January
19:30 - 23:00

MOVIE NIGHT

Saturday 17 January WOW organizes a movie night in the warm atmosphere of the fashion exhibition OVERWINTER.

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19:30 - 23:00
Sun
30
November
19:00 - 21:00

Oneminutes & Idfa

Screening of Masterclass outcome

WOW will host the screening of the Masterclass outcome of the OneminutesJR 2014, a collaboration of the One Minutes Foundation (based in the Sandberg Institute), the European Cultural Foundation and Unicef. This evening will be the outcome of a 2 day long masterclass for young people from all over the world who have been nominated for the best of the best One Minute Video. What are oneminutesjr videos They are sixty-second videos made by young people (between the ages of 12 and 20) from all…

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19:00 - 21:00
Sun
23
November
20:00 - 23:00

3 times video work

Inge Meijer, Christopher Holloran and Jessica Tucker

Sunday 23 November three young artists present their video works at WOW. Join this special video event!

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20:00 - 23:00
Fri
7
November
20:30 - 22:30

In the shadow of the ring road

Film Night and Talk show

As part of the Week of the City WOW is hosting a film night and talk show with an international perspective on urban ring roads.

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20:30 - 22:30
Sat
21
June
12:00 - 00:00
21 Jun - 22 Jun

West’ival Cinema

Midsummer preview of West'ival

Enjoy some short films selected by one of our cultural partners in West: West’ival. A series of short movies will be on show in the indoor West’ival Cinema, next to the Lobby space. 

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12:00 - 00:00
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