ANNASTATE started to exist on 22 May 2018 during the graduation
period of eight artists at the Royal Academy of Art.
The artists' collective ANNASTATE was founded by 8 artists / colleagues / friends and now (2019) ANNASTATE consists of: Gideon Oosten, Zahar Bondar, Janne Schipper, Trijntje Noske, Rafael Cyrill Vasilyev.
'The artists collective ANNASTATE is looking for the human connection in art through participatory projects and social interventions'.
Thanks to Stroom, an art center that supports recently graduated
artists, and their collaboration with the breeding ground policy
(studio space for starting artists), our studio complex has been
made possible. The idea arose to place an artists' collective
there. We were allocated this building for a very manageable
price. An opportunity that we gratefully use. The studio complex
is located at the Willem Dreespark in Moerwijk.
It is an interesting, but also remote place, that's what we
found out very soon. A kind of island within the city limits of
The Hague. It lies between the waterways, the railways and a big
Every day we discover more of Moerwijk. We have already organized several events involving both the neighborhood and our artists network.
When we just started Jegens en Tevenz wrote this piece about ANNASTATE:
Also by Metropolis M an enthusiastic piece was written just after the opening of ANNASTATE: here
A nice piece was filmed about the warm winter walk by The Hague FM. See link
In addition to the film, the AD has already written a piece about ANNASTATE
ANNASTATE was named by ‘het broedplaatsenbeleid’ in The Hague twice in the their news here
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