Bik Van der Pol


Liesbeth Bik and Jos Van der Pol live and work in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Working collectively since 1995 as Bik Van der Pol, they explore the potential of art to produce and transmit knowledge, and research methods of how to activate situations in order to create a platform for various kinds of communicative activities. Their work engages with revitalization of memory in the present and with questions of knowledge and history, thus creating the necessary potential for a dialogue and an ever-reforming discourse through which they develop an understanding of situations that surround us.


Art Histories
2012.03.16 - 05.19

Of the countless artists who have engaged in institutional critiques, few have paid much heed to art history. And yet the history of art imposes, far less…

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