Center for bearded guys (Centrum voor Baardige Kerels)

Rotterdams Fabrikaat (Product of Rotterdam) • CBK Rotterdam (NL) • 2003
The Center for the Arts in Rotterdam (CBK) asked for a work for a weekend, in which the people living in the neighbourhood of the CBK would be involved. I came up with 7 temporary institutions that could also be abbreviated as CBK (in dutch). The CBK’s were all realised for half an hour or an hour, with the help of people from the neighbourhood. These people were asked to be part of the institution of that moment. For instance, they were asked to come to the CBK to give a compliment about the neighbourhood during the Center for Neighbourhood Compliments, or to take part in the Club for Moving and Dozing. On the window the name of the current CBK was depicted. This name was replaced by a new institution just before it started.

Center for bearded guys (Centrum voor Baardige Kerels)

Club for moving and dozing (Club voor Bewegen en Knikkebollen)

Cash bank credit (Contant Bank Krediet)

Cash bank credit (Contant Bank Krediet)

Committee for important clothing (Comité voor Belangrijke Kleding)

Committee for important clothing (Comité voor Belangrijke Kleding)

Center for neighbourhood compliments (Centrum voor Buurt Komplimenten)

Cowboys, ballerinas and sausages (Cowboys, Ballerina’s en Knakworsten)

Cowboys, ballerinas and sausages (Cowboys, Ballerina’s en Knakworsten)