Exhibitions at gCS Galerie Cultural Speech
Gallery Cultural Speech is proud to present the first solo exhibition by the Canadian photographer Stacey Tyrell in The Netherlands.
‘Backra’ is Caribbean slang, referring to ‘white master’ or ‘white person’. ‘Bluid’ is the Scottish word for blood and skin. As a black child attending a predominantly white school, Tyrell would find herself confronted with the proudly proclaimed Scottish, Irish and English heritage of her classmates. Wheneve… more
Gallery Cultural Speech functions as the epicenter of the Pop-up Pride 2013. The Pop-up Pride photo-route shows images from various photographers, who each include the LGBT theme (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) in their work in their own way. This selection of photos are a small part of a wider stage where this photographers are working on.
In the gallery you can see photographs by Jacquie Maria Wessels, Morad Bouchakour, Wendelien Daan, Paul D. Scott, and Sander Marsman.more
Opening of ‘Represent’, the first Dutch retrospective by street photographer Jamel Shabazz.
On Friday, March 1st, 2013 from 17.00 to 19.00 hours in the Gallery Cultural Speech, we will be opening the retrospective ‘Represent’ by the legendary, New York photographer Jamel Shabazz (1960). This will be the first time that his work will be shown in the Netherlands. ‘Represent’ offers an insight into Shabazz’s photographic oeuvre in which he depicts the dyna… more
Melanie ClearySeries: New Years Day & The Hero WithinExhibition: 24 November 2012 – 23 February 2013Opening: Saturday 24rd of November 17:00 - 19:00Gallery Cultural Speech is proud to present the opening of the South African photographer Melanie Cleary’s solo exhibition on Saturday the 24rd of November. During this exhibition we will display her series New Years Day and The Hero Within. Cleary’s photographs are anchored within a genre of socio-political tradition with a strong focus on por… more
This summer, gallery Cultural Speech presents the first solo exhibition in the Netherlands by photographer Mario Marino (born in Austria in 1967, lives and works in Germany.) For the photographic study Faces of Africa, the artist travelled to the south of Ethiopia where he photographed various ethnic groups in their original habitat. The portraits examine the position of authentic cultures in an increasingly globalized Africa, without reverting to the cliché images of the western tourist … more
Our new exhibition 'Façades' by Lucian Wester will open on the 14th of April, from 18.00-21.00. Cultural Speech presents the first solo exhibition of work of the young artist Lucian Wester. We cordially invite you to attend the opening on Saturday, 14th of April, in presence of the artist. Since it is our one year anniversary, the writer Willem van Zadelhoff and Amsterdam Poets will speech on the topic of 'Cultural Speech' at 19.00. The photography of Lucian Wester de… more
ArtAccessibility and contemporary debate are central themes at the newly opened Cultural Speech gallery. The gallery’s second exhibition Art which opens on 9 September gets down to art basics. Art will provide themes that reflect the artist’s public concerns. The pieces exhibited echo the social debates fuelled by urge, instinct and impulse, as personally experienced by the two featured artists. Playing devil’s advocate, they provide new ways of examining the world around us. S… more
New Gallery gCS in Amsterdam Opened on 21 April with Cultural Speech Since 21 April, the Baarsjes in Amsterdam is one very original gallery better off with gCS. Gallery gCS will exhibit contemporary art that stimulates the viewer’s intellect through the intense and intriguing world of the artist. The gallery’s opening exhibition Cultural Speech is a raw exploration of identity, with each exhibit illustrating the transience of culture in its own original way. The exhibition comprises … more