Aimée Zito Lema
21 September – 29 October, 2017
Looiersgracht 60 is proud to present the first major institutional exhibition in the Netherlands by Dutch-Argentine artist Aimée Zito Lema. A specifically commissioned on-site project will be exhibited alongside a selection of new works.
The show has been curated by Soraya Notoadikusumo and Nadine Snijders, directors of Looiersgracht 60. The exhibition has been generously supported by the Amsterdam Fund of Arts (AFK).
Aimée Zito Lema (1982) is a Dutch-Argentine visual artist currently living and working in Amsterdam. After studying at the National University of the Arts in Buenos Aires and the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, she obtained a Master’s degree in artistic research from the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. She recently completed the Artist-in-Residency programme at the Rijksakademie Amsterdam (2015 – 2016) and her work has been exhibited at multiple locations including the Kunstmuseum Bonn (2016), the Centre Pompidou in Paris (2016) and the 11th Gwangju Biennale in South Korea (2016).
Looiersgracht 60 is a non-profit exhibition centre for art, design and architecture. Located in the heart of Amsterdam’s 19th century industrial area, this former cardboard and bottling plant has evolved into a dynamic space with a thoroughly contemporary function. Operating for public benefit, the institute organises two to three thought-provoking exhibitions per year, showcasing works by emerging or established artists, designers and architects. Being both artistdriven and curated in close collaboration with the participating artists, each exhibition offers a unique and situation- specific approach.