Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács 1973

Lives in Amsterdam. Works in Amsterdam.
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Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács are artists living and working in Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin. They work in a wide variety of media—most notably video, animation and graphics—producing a myriad of works that reflect on the ornamental characteristics of today’s society. The work of Broersen and Lukács is characterized by a quest for the sources of contemporary visual culture. With video pieces that incorporate (filmed) footage, digital animation and images appropriated from the media, they demonstrate how reality, (mass) media and fiction are strongly intertwined in contemporary society.

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Get to know visual artists Persijn Broersen (Delft, 1974) and Margit Lukács (Amsterdam, 1973). They speak about their monumental work and practice. Their work is exhibited at Foam from 23 November November 2018 until 10 February 2019.
Get to know visual artists Persijn Broersen (Delft, 1974) and Margit Lukács (Amsterdam, 1973). They speak about their monumental work and practice. Their work is exhibited at Foam from 23 November November 2018 until 10 February 2019.
Presented at the Next Nature Power Show 2011 in Amsterdam: Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács - Mastering Bambi Media artists Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács created a remake of the Disney classic Bambi from which they stripped all the inhabitants. The removal of the cuddly, anthropomorphic characters makes the utopian construction of the pristine wilderness visible. Movie starts after 1:50 introduction.
With their film Establishing Eden, nominated for the IFFR Tiger Awards, Broersen & Lukács plunge into the spectacle of the establishment shot: the moment a landscape is presented and becomes a penetrating metaphor for the narrative it stages.
On The Move - Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukacs Selected for On the Move: the installation Ruins in Reverse (2014) Exhibited at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

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Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

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AkzoNobel

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Broersen (1974, Delft) and Lukács (1973, Amsterdam) studied at the Sandberg Institute and at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. Their newest work Establishing Eden was recently nominated for the IFFR Tiger Awards 2016. Their films, installations and graphic work have been shown internationally, at a.o. Biennale of Sydney (Australia), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (the Netherlands), MUHKA (Belgium), Centre Pompidou (Paris), Shanghai World Expo, and Casa Enscendida (Madrid). Their films have been shown at several festivals including LAForum (Los Angeles), Kassel Dokumentar und Filmfestival, Paris Rencontres (France, Germany and Spain, the New York Film Festival, International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, and the International Film Festival Rotterdam. In November 2018, a solo show by Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács will open in FOAM, the International Photography Museum in Amsterdam.