Fiona Tan - AFFR

Film – City – Architecture

AFFR explores the relationship between film, cities and architecture by programming and screening architecture films and by organizing introductions and debates.

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The Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR) was established in 2000, and the foundation organized its festival the same year as the first architecture film festival in the world. Festivals also took place again in 2001 and 2003. In 2007 AFFR made a fresh start after a few years of silence. In 2009 the event expanded significantly in terms of visitor numbers and programming.

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Watch Online: Rotterdam Speciaal – (T)huisloos in de stad.

In cooperation with AIR, Vers Beton and Urban Guides, AFFR organized a discussion on the problem of homelessness in Rotterdam on Friday 9 October 2020. The debate followed the film What it Takes to Make a Home by Giovanni Borassi…
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Fiona Tan

Fiona Tan

Fiona Tan (1966) studied at the Rietveld Academie and at the Rijksakademie voor beeldende kunsten. Over the past twenty years her video installations, films and photographic works have gained increasing international acclaim and have been exhibited all over the world. In 2009 she represented The Netherlands at the Venice Biennial and in 2010 she took part in the Architecture Biennial in Venice. Presentations of her work have included Documenta 11 as well as many international biennials. In 2016-17 she was artist in residence with a fellowship at the Getty Center, Los Angeles. Solo exhibitions have taken place at institutions including the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, Museum für moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Vancouver Art Gallery, the Baltic, Gateshead, Museum de Pont, Tilburg, MAC’s, Grand Hornu. Her work is included in collections such as the Tate Modern, Guggenheim, Centre Pompidou, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, MCA Chicago and Schaulager, Basel.

In Autumn 2020 the mid-career retrospective With the other hand  will open with a double solo exhibition simultaneously at Kunsthalle Krems and the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria.

Photo: Peter Hirth

film • city • architecture 6 - 10 Oct. 2021
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