Crying until laughing

Accompanying program

12/01/2023 (Thursday)
6pm       Curatorial guided tour
6:30pm  Roee Rosen: Kafka for Kids, 2022 (musical Comedy, 111') | screening | Trafóclub
13/01/2023 (Friday) 18:00 | Trafóclub
lecture performances

10/02/2023 (Friday)
18:00 Closing guided tour (in Hungarian)
On view:  2022/12/17 - 2023/02/12
Opening: 2022/12/16 (FRI) 19:00
Exhibiting artists: Afra Eisma, Ghita Skali, Marnix van Uum, Shana Moulton, Pauline Curnier Jardin, Carmen Roca Igual
Curated by Johan Gustavsson & Clara Pallí Monguilod | 1646, The Hague

You can download the handout of the exhibition from here.

In our fascinating but unfortunately, harsh, and unfair world, it can be difficult to cope with situations or conditions that force us to confront our own and other’s vulnerability. Such situations can be overwhelming or leave us feeling powerless. 
The exhibition Crying until laughing brings together artists for whom humour is a catalyst to push beyond normative limitations and our perceived realities. These artists work with topics going from the everyday humdrum to geopolitics, from the simple embarrassment of blushing to the corporate imposed interests in our body and wellbeing, from the overwhelming pressures of social media to the burdens of having to succeed in life. They touch upon complex matters that most of us deal with. 
The exhibition is a collaboration between Trafó Gallery and 1646 Experimental Art Space, The Hague.

Accompanying events: 
12/01/2023 (Thursday)
6pm       Curatorial guided tour
6:30pm  Roee Rosen: Kafka for Kids, 2022 (musical Comedy, 111') | screening | Trafóclub

Supported by: National Cultural Fund of Hungary, Káli Kövek, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Haagse Kunst- en Cultuurprojecten

Image cover: Marnix van Uum: And then the next morning, 2022 (detail)

Free entrance.
Opening hours:  Wednesday-Saturday 4-7pm, performance days 4-10pm, Sunday 10am-2pm

Box Office opening hours:
  • Main hall performance days: 5 pm - 10 pm
  • studio and club performance days: 5 pm - 8:30 pm
  • other days: 5pm - 8 pm
Trafó Gallery opening hours:
  • Performance days: 4-10pm.
  • Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 4pm-7pm.
  • Closed on Mondays.

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