Thank you all for joining the opening of Climate as Artifact - Klimaat als mensenwerk!


Photo Johan Nieuwenhuize

Open for public: Thursday & Friday 14:00 - 20:00, Saturday & Sunday 14:00 - 18:00
Visitor information & tickets: read more
Though the event takes place indoor, the dresscode is outdoor, as it may be cold inside!

Satellietgroep & all invited artists and designers and guests warmly invite you to join the exhibition & program to rethink our perceptions of culture and nature.
During five weeks, every week we shift the focus within the whole exhibition process, with a program of workshops, seminars and expditions. Visitors have the opportunity to connect and contribute to the ongoing process of artistic research, share their thoughts and insights, and discover through the arts a multitude of fields of knowledge.
OCT 25 + 26 + 27 + 28: 14:00 - 14:30
Special kids tour with VakantiepasClub
This weeks guest artist Sara Vrugt. Read more

Esther Kokmeijer, Deep Meaning of Voyaging. Outrigger canoe building with Esther Kokmeijer, Isockor Anwell (Marshall Islands), Henrik Richter-Alten (GIZ) and oceanographer Gerbrant van Vledder. Photo: Johan Nieuwenhuize. Read more


OCT 25 + 26 + 27 + 28
NOV 1 + 2 + 3 + 4
Limited to 4 persons per day, subscibtion is needed:
Start at 14:00 at the Electriciteitsfabriek, bring a bike and dress for outdoor; return is scheluded at 17:30.
The premiere is on November 8, in parallel with the premiere of the work of Lotte Geeven, fellow artist-in-residence in 2017.
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Maurice Meewisse, Eightteen Coffee Breaks - Eight Working Hours. Photo: Johan Nieuwenhuize.

17:00 - 19:00 Tasting of Edible Earth & Artifacts
19:00 - 19:30 Performance Discourse with Clay icw Fazle Shairmahomed
During her artist-in-residency with Satellietgroep for Climate as Artifact, Masha Ru focused on exploring the possibility of engagement with local clay and archaeological ceramics artifacts from the area of The Hague, with local experts. Dialogue forms the core of this research. During tastings and performances, she investigates how people react to physical contact with different types of clay and artifacts.

Masha Ru, Museum of Edible Earth: An Acquired Taste. Photo: Johan Nieuwenhuize.

This program is themed around the question: How to (re)gain placement within nature?
With Nishiko, Esther Kokmeijer, Aliki van der Kruijs & Jos Klarenbeek.
Special guests are oceanographer Gerbrant van Vledder, ocean colours specialist Hans van der Woerd, sustainable sea transport by Henrik Richter-Alten, curators Anke Bangma (TENT) and Roel Arkesteijn (De Domijnen, Stroom).
The program is in English. Read more


14:00: Welcome by Jacqueline Heerema, curator of Satellietgroep
14:30 - 15:45 Currents around the globe with guest speakers and the artists
15:45 - 16:15 Break
 to visit works, warm soup by Yoshie Oyamada.
16:15 - 17:30 Currents in the arts with Anke Bangma and Roel Arkesteijn
17:30 Ritual for baptism of the outrigger canoe with Isockor Anwell, canoo builder from the Marshall Islands
18:00: Close of exhibition

Nishiko, In Situ Workspace Repairing Earthquake Project. Photo: Johan Nieuwenhuize. Read more

Aliki van der Kruijs & Jos Klarenbeek, Kadans. Photo: Johan Nieuwenhuize. Read more

Berndnaut Smilde, Sun Following Prism, 2017 > more

Sachi Miyachi,  ____________ (working title), 2018 > more

Nishiko, Repairing Earthquake Project, since 2011 - ongoing > more

Esther Kokmeijer, Deep Meaning of Voyaging, 2018 > more

Maurice Bogaert, Wide / White, 2018 > more

Aliki van der Kruijs & Jos Klarenbeek, Kadans, 2018 > more

Maurice Meewisse, Eightteen Coffee Breaks - Eight Working Hours, 2017-2018 > more

Lotte Geeven, Score, 2018 > more

Theun Karelse, Environmental Literacy, 2018 > more

Thijs Ebbe Fokkens, Every Future (is a crime scene), 2018 > more

Giuseppe Licari, Disco Stone, 2018 > more

Josje Hattink, Voice of a Sinking Landscape, 2018 > more

Masha Ru, Museum of Edible Earth: An Acquired Taste, 2018 > more

Onkruidenier icw Rosanne van Wijk, SWEET - SWEAT. We are under construction, 2018 > more

Free for children up to 13 years if accompanied by an adult
€ 5,- for students, CJP, Ooievaarspas and 65+ p.p.
€ 7,- Day Ticket p.p.
€ 50,- Passe-Partout p.p. that allows you to (re)visit during all events
Specials for members We Are Public
Please contact us if you are interested in a special visit and/or contribution to this event:
Looking forward to meet you!
The team of Satellietgroep
Jacqueline Heerema, Francois Lombarts & Lotte Bosman. 
With special thanks to Mondriaan Fonds, BankGiro Loterij Fonds, Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie, Gemeente Den Haag, Feest aan Zee and Fonds 1818.
Artists collective Satellietgroep (The Hague, 2006) explores through arts the social and ecological impact of the sea and coastal transitions on cities, people, communities and environments, and vice versa the influence of mankind on coastal transitions and climate change in The Netherlands and abroad. Our aim is to enhance public and professional awareness. Satellietgroep hosts artists in residents for artistic fieldwork, collaborate with locals and experts and develop new concepts and works that reflect the resilience of coexistence of man and water, in past, present and future.
Long term projects are 'Badgast' - artist in residency program at The Hague/Scheveningen (2009 - 2014), 'Now Wakes The Sea', the international exchange residency program in collaboration with international cultural partners (since 2012). Since 2014 Satellietgroep develops the first artistic research on the Zandmotor, the newest innovation on coastal protection, called Building with Nature. In these programs artist in residencies are used as a research method to enable artists, designers, students and scientists to do fieldwork and to work on site with local partners, coastal communities and experts in order to map out and research the current status of coastal transitions and to generate new narratives and perspectives. The programs function as an alternative source for collecting. New concepts and works are developed that we connect and contextualize with reference works for public events like expeditions, exhibitions, workshops and presentations at expert conferences, often outside the artistic domain. Artist in residents are invited to critically explore and visualize the zones of coexistence of man and water and reveal different perspectives. By interconnecting coastal communities, arts and science we share local knowledge on global level to gain sustainable insights on coastal transitions that transcend local and national issues.