On the occasion of the Netherlands’ guest appearance at the Leipzig Book FairGalerie Hochdruckpartner has asked 8 visual artists and a composer, to make new work based on the inspiring poetry of Peter van Lier (NL).

The composer Cees Hiep (NL) wrote a music composition for harpsichord and voice, and the artists Eleonora Damme (DE), Jacomijn den Engelsen (NL), B.C. Epker (NL), Susann Hoch (DE), Hanneke van der Hoeven (NL/DE), Andrea Lange (DE), Inez Odijk (NL), Gabriele Sperlich (DE) made woodcuts, linocuts and an artists’ book. 

Exhibition opening on Friday, 22 March 2024, at 7:45 p.m. at Hochdruckpartner gallery in Leipzig. Peter van Lier will read from his poems, and pianist/composer Ermis Theodorakis (GR/DE) will perform for the very first time, the fabulous music composition ‘Koerend keren / Gurrend sich wenden’ of Cees Hiep. 

Duration of exhibition: 23 March – 25 Mai 2024
Opening hours: Wed.-Fri. 14–18 p.m. / Sat. 12–17 p.m. and by appointment. 
Special opening hours for the book fair: Sat (March 23rd) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sun (March 24th) 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Address: hochdruckpartner, Galerie+Werkstatt, Lützner Str. 85, D-04177 Leipzig, Mobil: 0163-3410661, e-Mail: info@hochdruckpartner.com

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supported by the Dutch embassy, Dutch foundation for literature, and Leeuwarden UNESCO City of Literature.

Image: Hanneke van der Hoeven