Performance at de Appel, Amsterdam, 201

43min video HD





From Props to Objects 2019



From props to objects is a filmed performance about De Appel’s collection- artworks and other objects that have assembled in the archive throughout the institution’s history. Some of them were left behind after an exhibition, or sent back to the artists but returned to their sender.


Instructions and diagrams of choreography for performance. Aged and damaged. Paper and ink.
Model airplane, instructions on cardboard, partial map of Netherlands and graphic of satellite in space.
Various inc. plastic, electronics, cardboard, printed paper. 50X61
10 sheets of 2 types of green tissue paper, props from performance, 70X50
1 object cardboard and 1 object paper Leftover props from performance produced by de Appel. 57X38X64
Wooden empty frame, the work was sold at an auction only frame left, 24X34


Guiseppe Chiari “Art is Easy” 1979
Steffan Soreff “The Flying Eye” 1981
Sung Hwan Kim “Pushing against the air” 2007
My barbarian “Voyage of the white widow” 2007 
Yong hae chang “Demirrorized zone” 2009





Archive: De Appel collection
Project supported by de Appel
Exhibition at de Appel ‘Lanscape of bear’