The Last Terminal: Reflections on the Coming Apocalypse. Part 5: Vibrato + Part 6: The Siphon

30 September 2022—12 February 2023 Rib Katendrechtse Lagedijk 490B 3082 GJ Rotterdam (NL) Part 5: Vibrato With works by: Shahin Afrassiabi, Josef Dabernig, Judy Dunaway, Peter Fengler, Steve Van den Bosch, gerlach en koop, Olivier Goethals, Thomas Helbig, Mathew Kneebone, Kianoosh Motellebi, Jack Segbars & Bo Stokkermans, and Marije de Wit. Part 6: The Siphon

A Signed Open Letter

A Signed Open Letter 2018/2022 rubbing made of The Artist’s Museum: MMX, a work in situ by John Knight, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) [frame 121 x 86] The MOCA has long had this history of calling itself the artist’s museum. Why would it do that? And what would an ‘artist’s museum’


Repetition 2019— one from a series of unique works [frame 92 x 72 cm]

Koninklijke Bibliotheek, kamer B3.606, Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 5, Den Haag

    Koninklijke Bibliotheek, kamer B3.606, Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 5, Den Haag 2021, dubbelzijdige poster, 70 × 100 cm, offset, oplage 100 De poster toont twee van de duizenden boekensteunen uit het depot van de bibliotheek, op ware grootte, een op de voorzijde, een op de achterzijde. Als je het begin van de verzameling voor je

Musée Légitime

  Untitled 2021, 8,8 x 5,6 x 2,2 cm, aluminium In the collection of: Musée Légitime, 2017– Martín la Roche A museum inside a hat. Every artist in the collection is invited to provide a piece small enough or immaterial so it can fit inside the hat while the artist wears it. In different moments

Spatial Bias

Opening: 22 April 11—19.00 hrs By appointment: 23 April—09 May 2021 Lesage Rue Gabrielle Petit 4-6 (site Gosset) 1080 Molenbeek (Brussels)   Pillow Objects 2021, a toss coin on top of a terrarium and a terrarium on top of a toss coin  

…barely pausing/pausing barely…

04 March —16 May 2021 A Tale of A Tub Justus van Effenstraat 44 3027 TK Rotterdam Curator: Christina Li With: Laëtitia Badaut Haussmann, Neïl Beloufa, Louise Bourgeois, Ansuya Blom, Anna and Bernhard Blume, Rosemarie Castoro, Brody Condon, Jason Dodge, Ceal Floyer, Ryan Gander, gerlach en koop, David Horvitz, Pierre Huyghe, Susan Hiller, Li Jinghu,

Kiosk advertises

Invited by Simon Delobel, director of Kiosk in Ghent to use their advertising space in the paper edition of the Dutch art magazine Metropolis M for the entire year 2021.  

The most peculiar sensation of rotating without moving / De allerzonderlingste gewaarwording van om te draaien zonder te bewegen.

A conversation between gerlach en koop and Laura van Grinsven for the Metropolis M website about Was machen Sie um Zwei? Ich schlafe. at GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen DE. 04 February 2021 Een gesprek tussen gerlach en koop en Laura van Grinsven voor de website van Metropolis M over Was machen Sie um Zwei?

Was machen Sie um zwei? Ich schlafe.

Opening: 18 September 2020, 19.00 hrs. 19 September 2020 – 28 February 2021 GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst Teerhof 21 D-28199 Bremen     Photography Johannes Schwartz / In an exhibition at the edge of sleep gerlach en koop display works by other artists: Ismaïl Bahri, Kasper Bosmans, Daniel Gustav Cramer, Mark Geffriaud, Voebe de

A line is a breadthless length

Opening: 21 November, 13.00 – 18.00 hrs. 12 November 2020 – 19 December 2020 lxhxb Geldropseweg 84a 5611SK Eindhoven   Press release: A line is a breadthless length. Misread. As most would. A length without breath. I was thinking about diving without a cylinder. Leaving behind a smaller and smaller circle of daylight whilst you

Tomber en amour ­­­— Collection Veys-Verhaevert

03 September — 11 November 2020 Maison des Arts Chaussée de Haecht 147 1030 Schaerbeek Curator: Christophe Veys photo’s:  Candice Athenais Apparatus 22, Laurette Atrux-Tallau, Marcos Avila Forero, Otto Berchem, David Bestué, Pierre Bismuth, Luz Broto, Stefan Brüggemann, Juan Cañizares, Cedric Christie, Edith Dekyndt, Denicolai & Provoost, Angela Detanico / Rafael Lain, Lise Duclaux, Aurélien Froment, Cristina Garrido,


Imagine An audio sound project February 25 — August 04, 2020 Audio Track 18 : 1’04” gerlach en koop Told by Alex Farrar Presented on: ART-O-RAMA, Marseille, 28 August — 13 September 2020

Che fare? / What Is To Be Done?

Che fare? / What Is To Be Done? An online project from RAM radioartemobile curated by Cecilia Casorati coordinated by Karolina Liusikova and Luca Vitiello When art cannot be seen, you can listen to it. This simple sentence fully summarizes the meaning of this initiative by RAM radioartemobile, which for 20 years has been a

Group B

14 May — 20 June 2020 lxhxb Geldropseweg 84a 5611SK Eindhoven Service, 2020, disposable foot mat, museum glass   With: Robin Waart, Daniel Eatock, gerlach en koop, Tim Bruggeman, Willem Oorebeek

Un mal portant / A Sick One

Tlön Projects regularly publishes essays and writings by curators, critics, thinkers and artists on the Index of their website to disseminate knowledge about art and artists’ ideas. In April 2020 they have added a short story by collective artist gerlach en koop to this growing library. The story is available in English and French: A

Bureauïsme / Deskism

Metropolis M invited us to write a text about Brussels for their printed issue 3 of 2019: http://www.metropolism.com/nl/features/39693_bureau_sme_gerlach_en_koop   It was translated for De Appel Reads #11: https://pdf.mailinglijst.nl/?m=159168&hash=1E5F0D0496DEE62D8E632658F05FAF70B37B33F522DD8393F0EB52A74D02D2DA

I was only on one leg

We curated an online exhibition for Mr. Motley Salon: http://www.mistermotley.nl/salon/gerlach-en-koop-i-was-only-one-leg


This publication follows the exhibition : with the collection of the Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht in 2016, at the invitation of curator Paula van den Bosch. This publication also follows the catalogue cubics by architects and designers Slothouber and Graatsma from 1970, such that it served as support for the artworks in print, just like their cubic


15 April 2016 — 27 November 2016 Bonnefantenmuseum Avenue Céramique 250 6221 KX Maastricht What you think is the point is not the point at all but only the beginning of the sharpness: What ? What you think is the point is not the point at all but only the beginning of the sharpness: Mm,

Straub/Huillet/Cézanne. One Doesn’t Paint Souls

Opening: 08 March 2019, 19.00 hrs. 09 March 2019 – 26 May 2019 GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst Teerhof 21 D-28199 Bremen curator: Regina Barunke Louvre-Rivoli, Paris, 2011 With: Harald Bergmann, Gerald Domenig, gerlach en koop, Peter Handke, Ana Jotta, Pierre Leguillon, Erle Loran, Benoît Maire, Léo Marchutz, John Rewald, Ker-Xavier Roussel, Hartwig Schwarz, Jean-Marie

Beating Time

Collection presentation contemporary art 25 January 2019 — 12 January 2020 Bonnefantenmuseum Avenue Céramique 250 6221 KX Maastricht curator: Paula van den Bosch Exhibition view with Lessened Space by gerlach en koop, and works by Ernst Caramelle and Peter Doig photo: Peter Cox

Bend Sinister

09 November 2018, Cotopaxi Volcano (4864m) Quito, Ecuador la GALERIE IMAGINAIRE Ecuador is straight and steep. The one time when there is shadow—and when Ecuador looses its hardness—is 5 or 6 A.M., when the sun is still down on the horizon. The darkness, then, as at home, tucks itself away in the canyons, the mountain

Straub/Huillet/Cézanne. One Doesn’t Paint Souls

Opening: 07 September 2018, 19.00 hrs. 08 September 2018 – 16 December 2018 Temporary Gallery Mauritiuswall 35 50676 Cologne curator: Regina Barunke Louvre-Rivoli, Paris, 2011 With: Harald Bergmann, Gerald Domenig, gerlach en koop, Peter Handke, Gerard Hemsworth, Erle Loran, Benoît Maire, Léo Marchutz, John Rewald, Ker-Xavier Roussel, Hartwig Schwarz, Jean-Marie Straub/Danièle Huillet, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Rémy Zaugg During the exhibition the edition

No Man’s Library / La Biblioteca di Tutti

Opening: 10 May 2018 Exhibition: 11 May 2018 — 30 June 2018 Università degli Studi di Sassari Piazza Università, 21 07100 Sassari SS An exhibition by Zerynthia curators: Mario Pieroni and Dora Stiefelmeier It happens in Sardinia, the marvellous island. What’s going on? The spaces of the former library of the old University of Sassari

Stories of Almost Everyone

an exhibition about the willingness to believe the stories that are conveyed by works of contemporary art. 28 January 2018 — 06 May 2018 Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024 curator: Aram Moshayedi curatorial assistant: Ikechukwu Onyewueny With: Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Lutz Bacher, Darren Bader, Fayçal Baghriche, Kasper Bosmans, Carol Bove, Andrea Büttner,

The Trouble with Value

22 April 2018 — 27 July 2018 Onomatopee Willemstraat 27 5611 HB Eindhoven Curators: Kris Dittel, Krzysztof Siatka Entitled, 2017, ‘vide-poche’ removed from a toilet in the former Générale de Banque/Generale Bank (manager’s quarters) in Brussels With: Benera and Estefan, Rachel Carey, gerlach en koop, Fokus Grupa, Karolina Grzywnowicz, Monique Hendriksen, Arnoud Holleman and Gert

Choses tuées

12 September 2015 — 08 November 2015 de Appel arts centre Prins Hendrikkade 142 1011 AT Amsterdam curator: Lorenzo Benedetti photo’s: Kristien Daem   Let’s provide an example. A mother buys her child two T-shirts. The child puts on one of the shirts and steps forward smiling, whereupon the mother says: ‘Don’t you like the

Choses tuées

13 February 2016 — 20 March 2016 Temporary Gallery Mauritiuswall 35 50676 Cologne curator: Regina Barunke   Exhibition Booklet pdf (140KB) Publication Choses tuées Volume 2 photo’s: Kristien Daem, Hartwig Schwarz texts: Regina Barunke, Valentina Desideri Candice Lin Raimundas Malasauskas, Nickel van Duijvenboden, Maxine Kopsa design: Louis Lüthi publisher: Roma Publications ISBN 9789491843839 The publication

artbooks (beside the art)

Library Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven 5 October 2004 — 13 November 2004 consists of: – 22 empty vitrines equipped with a new backboard made of cloth – a poster in an edition of 22, one attached to a vitrine and 21 in a vitrine – 22 errata in the form of aluminium of 15x15x15 mm –

XII Baltic Triennial

04 September 2015 — 18 October 2015 CAC Vokiečių St. 2 LT–01130 Vilnius curator: Virginija Januškevičiūtė No two things can be the same, 2015, disposed bin With: Wojciech Bakowski; The Baltic Pavilion; Nick Bastis and Darius Miksys; Brud; Goda Budvytyte and Viktorija Rybakova; Kipras Dubauskas; gerlach en koop; Kaspars Grosevs and Ieva Kraule; Lukasz Jastrubczak;

Alors que j’écoutais moi aussi David, Eleanor, Mariana, Delia, Genk, Jean, Mark, Pierre,
 Shima, Simon, Zin et Virginie

13 January 2017 — 05 March 2017 La Criée Centre d’art contemporain Place Honoré Commeurec F-35000 Rennes Curators: Félicia Atkinson, Julien Bismuth, Sophie Kaplan and Yann Sérandour Pillow Objects 2017, a bag of soil on top of a cloakroom rack and a cloakroom rack on top of a bag of soil un sac de terreau

Alors que j’écoutais moi aussi David, Eleanor, Mariana, Jean, Mark, Genk, Daphne, Pierre,
 Shima, Simon, Zin, Christian et Virginie

06 December 2017 — 18 February 2018 La Criée Centre d’art contemporain Place Honoré Commeurec F-35000 Rennes Curators: Félicia Atkinson, Julien Bismuth, Sophie Kaplan and Yann Sérandour Pillow Objects 2017, a rubber mat on top of a cash drawer and a cash drawer on top of a rubber mat un tiroir-caisse sur un tapis en caoutchouc

(at last) under the influence of that strange perplexity of inert irresolution

Edition of 12

Concessions? Never make any.

Concessions? Never make any. 2007, straightened paperclip, adhesive tape, 9,7 cm Edition of 10

Deux secondes

A Tribute to Marcel Broodthaers June 11th, 2016, Brussels, Belgium On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Marcel Broodthaers’s death in 1976, 6 renowed artists were invited to contribute a tribute to Marcel Broodthaers to get silkscreened on a “Marcel” Tank-top t-shirt. With contributions by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Nico Dockx, Rirkrit Tiravanija, gerlach en

Pas ici. / ΟΧΙ ΕΔΩ / यहाँ नहीं ( Not Here )

La GALERIE IMAGINAIRE Stencils 2017— A group exhibition in the streets    

Circumference, circumference

Circumference, circumference 2010, cast belt holes, porcelain 0,7 x 0,3 cm 0,3 x 0,5 cm Edition of 15

The Trouble with Value

16 December 2017 — 18 March 2018 BUNKIER SZTUKI Pl. Szczepanski 3a PL-31-011 Kraków Curators: Kris Dittel, Krzysztof Siatka Dispersion 2010, half a sheet of waterproof sandpaper used to deface the head of a 1 euro coin (left) and the other half used for the tail of the same coin (right), 28,5 x 23,7 x 1,6

Private Choices

09 November 2017 — 28 May 2018 11 Brussels collections of contemporary art among which: Collection Veys-Verhaevert The Invisible Collection With works by Stefan Brüggemann, Marc Buchy, Elisabeth S. Clark, Edith Dekyndt, Detanico & Lain, Aurélien Froment, Mario Garcia Torres, Cristina Garrido, Pierre Gerard, gerlach en koop, Guðný Rósa Ingimarsdóttir, Florian Kiniques, Benoît Maire, Roman Ondàk, Pratchaya Phinthong,


24 September 2017 — 17 December 2017 Jacques Lizène, gerlach en koop and Nora Turato curator Bas Hendrikx CIAP Lombaardstraat 23 B-3500 Hasselt Per via di levare, 2015, crossbar from a new and unused bike which is stored in the depository of the CIAP, ∅ 2,5 x 53,4 cm

Colourless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously

21 April 2017 — 17 June 2017 Project Arts Centre 39 East Essex Street Temple Bar, Dublin 2 IE Curator: David Upton Untitled (Scatter Piece), 2013, string of pearls without pearls With: Alessandro Balteo-Yazbeck and Media Farzin, Erik Bulatov, gerlach en koop, Ida Lennartsson, Raqs Media Collective

Niet niet precies. Not not precise. Pas pas précis.

16 October 2010 — 02 January 2011 Ellen de Bruijne Projects Rozengracht 207a 1016 LZ Amsterdam Arranging the Boulevard Anspachlaan with the left-hand, 2010, (electric wire without electric wire, 2007, 294 cm) Arranging the Boulevard Anspachlaan with the right-hand, 2010, rubbed off orange pdf (2mb)

Metropolis M

Metropolis M 2013-No4 August / September Kopieën zonder origineel (Copies Without Original) a conversation with gerlach en koop by Laura van Grinsven pdf (4mb)

Varying Degrees of Ajarness

02 November 2013 — 21 December 2013 Ellen de Bruijne Projects Rozengracht 207a 1016 LZ Amsterdam Still from Pickpocket by Robert Bresson, 1959 Oh please, don’t say this will continue like it does. These things I see around me. Every day, again and again. Some people remark how remarkable it is to find everything in exactly the

Untitled (Scatter Piece)

Untitled (Scatter Piece), 2013, string of pearls without pearls Nieuwenkamp & Zaalberg Collection   A display case that looks like a regular jeweller’s cabinet or like one showing artefacts in an Ethnological Museum for instance, or Natural History. Pearls start as tiny pieces of dust inside an oyster. Hardly something, an irregularity in the oyster’s

Salon Hang

09 April 2017 — 10 June 2017 Kunstverein Hazenstraat 28 1016 SR Amsterdam gerlach en koop, Elle descend (deuxième tentative), 2013, gift wrapping paper, glued and removed With: Gediminas Akstinas, Maria Barnas, Marja Bloem, Tim Braden, Sarah Crowner, Valentina Desideri, JL Diantus, Experimental Jetset, Maartje Fliervoet, Hreinn Fridfinnsson, Laurent-David Garnier, gerlach en koop, Melissa Gordon, Roos

No two things can be the same – poster edition

No two things can be the same, 2012, disposed bin double-sided poster, A0, edition 100 € 50 a piece, shipping costs not included for information: post at gebr – genk dot nl

Deux mêmes choses ne peuvent être pareilles

Deux mêmes choses ne peuvent être pareilles, 2012, poubelle mise au rebut No two things can be the same, 2012, disposed bin ‘Hors Les Murs’, Jardin des Tuileries, FIAC, Paris BAT éditions, FAN Nº12 published version of No two things can be the same with a text by Maaike Lauwaert design by Charles Mazé and

On Sundays, at five o’clock, at the exit door of the Louvre

website MOREpublishers

Nought as Object

Nought as Object, belt, tie-wrap, approx. 20 x 15 x 5 cm. produced in Brussels, 2013 by gerlach en koop & MOREpublishers signed and numbered edition of 8 (+3 A.P.) © 2013 gerlach en koop & MOREpublishers for information: MOREpublishers

Lessened Space

Lessened space, 2010, two telescoped office desks, collection Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht NL

They agreed both men agreed…

Ze gingen akkoord, beide mannen gingen akkoord, en lieten ons de schoudervullingen uit hun jasjes halen, maar tegelijkertijd waren ze heel gedecideerd in de weigering ook maar iets los te laten over hun ontmoeting, dat was … eh, niets. 2010, verwijderde schoudervullingen / They agreed, both men agreed, and allowed us to remove the shoulderpads

slijten (kröller-müller)

slijten (kröller-müller), 2008, gedurende zeven weken in de achterzak gedragen titelkaartjes van het Kröller-Müller Museum, 103 x 144 mm / wear and tear (kröller-müller), 2008, title cards of the Kröller-Müller Museum carried in back pockets for seven weeks, 103 x 144 mm


gift, 2007, an object wrapped once and unwrapped again, the same object wrapped eight times and unwrapped again, eight different objects each wrapped once and unwrapped again, 202 x 289 mm each, three sheets of gift wrapping paper, adhesive tape