The Politics of Sport by Christto & Andrew @ Brediusbad

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The Brediusbad is an outdoor swimming pool located in a green area next to the WestCord Art Hotel in Amsterdam’s Spaarndammerbuurt neighbourhood. The pool has a deep end and a shallow end for swimmers of all levels. There is also a wading pool with a fountain for toddlers and young children. The pool is daily open from the beginning of May through the beginning of September.

Unseen Festival & Het Brediusbad - The Politics of Sport by Christto & Andrew
Unseen campaign artists Christto & Andrew will make a site specific exhibition The Politics of Sport, with their current residence country Qatar in mind. In the Amsterdam open air swimming pool The Brediusbad, they will present an exhibition that looks at current developments in the sports industry specific to Qatar. The exhibition, curated by Unseen's Head of Artistic Affairs, Emilia van Lynden, will address why hosting mega sports events have become such an important aspect and will take a closer look at the the underlying motives of hosting such events. Furthermore the exhibition will address how power is asserted through a specific aesthetic.

Spaarndammerdijk 306
1013 ZX Amsterdam
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Image credit: Installation of 'The Politics of Sport' by Christto & Andrew at the Brediusbad, 2016 © Bert-Jan Kramers