iso is a creative workspace of 2000 square meters located in Amsterdam
iso is an applied situation for artists, designers and craftsmen
iso is a living organism; as such it is different from one day to the next
WE believe in the potential of bringing together a wide variety of disciplines in a mainly open communal warehouse. On top of offering a stimulating production environment with thirty individual and shared ateliers, a residence and a large workshop, Iso runs a public program with exhibitions, lectures, workshops and events, giving a stage for both internal and external artists, local and international.
Ateliers & workshops
Thirty studios are located in the warehouse. It’s an open social architecture, with many common shared spaces and facilities that create an interaction between our community of sixty users. This open plot is multifunctional and can be seen as an agora.
The modular exhibition space (from 60 to 500 square meters) wishes to be the place where art, design and craft are closely intertwined. The works, which will be shown, are predominantly constructed in situ. Large and smaller exhibitions are held at the location periodically. Our presentations are in motion and unpolished, like the world outside of the museum walls.
The residence program provides on-site workspace, as access to the warehouse and workshop; artists can fully dedicate themselves to art projects. iso expresses special interest in proposals that attempt to introduce a sense of material and craft in line with an experimental spirit. To this aim, the residence engages promising artists who are focusing on installation and sculpture (incorporating audiovisual, digital and performance).
Find here a refreshing path to look at art and design, with in the background: work in the making!
By: Job Althof, Niek Sanders, Juan Bravo, Gwion Lopez, Skount, Isabel Cordeiro, François Duquesnoy, Arno Hoogland, Jorge Bakker, Roel de Boer, Dorian Koelmans, Adam Oostenbrink, Hans Rosenboom, Germans Ermičs, Laura A Dima, Andre Cramer, Maurits Koster, Julien Manaira, Christiaan Bakker, Stéphanie Baechler, Daan Simons, Bete van Meeuwen, Cyriel Jacobs, Mayra Sergio, Romy Yedidia, Kaspar Dejong, Guido van Amelsfoort, Ásgerður Birna Björnsdóttir, Thom van Hoek, Vitor Freire, Monique Grimord, Camille Dolibeau, Alexandra Stueck, Glenn Ryszko, Florence Parot, Dajo Bodisco, Alexis Bondoux, Lou Buche, Kévin Bray, Virginie Gauthier, Hannes Bernard, Guido Giglio, Karolien Buurman, Juliette Lizotte, Florian Meckenburg, Monika Grūzīte, Joris Visser, Breno Virícimo, Nathaniel Klumperbeek, Marc Mangin, Lino Thijssen, Le Trouble, Barnaby Monk, Laetitia Migliore, Ruth Legg, Basse Stittgen
Team: Founder & general director: Dajo Bodisco; Founder & creative director: Florence Parot; Interior architects: Christiaan Bakker, Arno Hoogland, Gwion Lopez; Construction Coördinator: Jeroen Minnaert, Floor managers: Juan Bravo, Roel de Boer; Visual identity: Kévin Bray, Lou Buche, Alexis Bondoux, Virginie Gauthier; Web design & development: Joris Visser; Helpers: Aurélien Lepetit, Pénélope Fénard, Noah Cohen
iso is supported by Bureau Broedplaatsen, City of Amsterdam
Stichting iso Amsterdam
1014 AS Amsterdam