van der Werve

Artist Talk and nummer twalf (number twelve) variations on a theme Screening

465 St-Jean Street

November 19, 2009 - 7:00 pm


Dutch artist, Guido van der Werve talks about his works in the exhibition Living Time and presents the Canadian premiere of his new film nummer twalf (number twelve) variations on a theme. The king’s gambit accepted, the number of stars in the sky and why a piano can’t be tuned, or waiting for an earthquake (2009). 40 minutes.

Please note that the talk will be in English.

Programmed by Sarah Watson


Born in Papendracht, Netherlands in 1977 and now a resident of New York, NY, Guido van der Werve pursued studies in industrial design, archaeology music composition and Russian language and literature at several universities in the Netherlands before beginning to create his first video documented performances around 2000. Since that time he has created a variety of works, including a series of film and videos and a musical composition titled by number in chronological order from two to twelve. He recently presented his new work, nummer twaalf (2009) at the MoMA and will be a participant in Performa 09.


nummer acht, everything is going to be alright, 2007