Bridging the divide


Cecile founded GET LOST – art route in 2015 to bridge the gap between businesses and the art world. The concept started from the premise that both worlds have the ability to inspire the other.

GET LOST – art route was a unique, collaborative project between young artists and business organisations. It brought the two together in order to develop public art routes where an organisation commissions young artists to make an artwork that will be temporarily placed in public space.

GET LOST is innovative in its approach, emphasising the importance of artistic freedom and the autonomy of artists so as not to compromise the quality of the artwork while taking a step toward the commercial world. At the same time, it challenges organisations to open up to the experimental character of the art world and young talent in particular. 

The first edition of GET LOST – art route took place at de Zuidas in Amsterdam from June to September 2015. For more information, please visit:

 

www.getlost-artroute.com/2015/

ARTISTS & PARTNERS


The following artists were commissioned by the organizations:

 

Jenny Lindblom + Gerrit Rietveld Academie
Martin Kähler + Provast
Suat Ögüt + de rechtbank Amsterdam
Lennart Lahuis + Zuidas, Amsterdam
Aimée Zito Lema + G&S Vastgoed, ICON
Bram de Jonghe + G&S Vastgoed, ICON
Hanae Wilke + OVG real estate
Alice Ronchi + Nationale Postcode Loterij
David Bernstein 
+ GET LOST – art route
Styrmir Örn Gudmundsson + GET LOST – art route
Rosa Sijben 
+ GET LOST – art route

TEAM

 

Supervisory Board

Jeroen Boomgaard, Maze de Boer, Charlotte Rietdijk, Ida Kuijken 
 

Foundation Board

Cecile Mullens – Wentges
 

Curatorial Team

Laurie Cluitmans, Rieke Vos
 

Project Team

Cecile Mullens – Wentges project management • Eveline Mulckhuyse communication • Harold Schouten production • Byrthe Lemmens graphic design • Gilles Wittenberg website • Kyle Thryhorn photography • Konstantin Guz photography • Elsie Vermeer film • Joel Galvez website • Annabel Howland translation • Sam Herman translation • Merel van Olffen intern

 

PRESS

 

Parool, June 12, 2015 – Of het ook in een andere kleur kon
NRC, June 13, 2015 – De smaak van Cecile Wentges
AT5, June 8, 2015 – Bedrijfslogo’s in stoepkrijt moeten kunst dichterbij zakenwereld krijgen
925.nl live, June 8 2015 – Live vanaf Zuidas, stoepkrijten in krijtpak
Financial Focus online, ABN AMRO Mees Piersson, 2015 – Jonge kunstenaars en het bedrijfsleven
Metropolis M, 2015 – Amsterdam – GET LOST art route
Linda Nieuws, June 12, 2015 – GET LOST: verdwalen wordt met kunst een stuk leuker
De Echo, June 5, 2015 – Eerste editie GET LOST – art route
Amsterdam.nl, June 5, 2015 – GET LOST: Zuidas kunstroute
Kunstblog, June 5, 2015 – GET LOST in Amsterdam
Dichtbij, June 9, 2015 – Bedrijfslogo’s in stoepkrijt op de Zuidas
KABK online, 2015 – ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Work under/over bij Hanae Wilke at GET LOST – art route

OPENING

GET LOST – art route 2015

photo Konstantin Guz

Martin Kähler

Stile di Vita

photo Konstantin Guz

Lennart Lahuis

Silver Screen Hot Spot

photo Kyle Thryhorn

Aimée Zito Lema

Mi Casa Es Tu Casa

photo Kyle Thryhorn

Alice Ronchi

Flora

photo Konstantin Guz

Bram de Jonghe

Spirit Level

photo Kyle Thryhorn

Suat Ögut

Stolen Property Bureau

photo Kyle Thryhorn

David Bernstein, Styrmir Örn Guomundsson

Audio Companion

photo Konstantin Guz

Jenny Lindblom

OpenType

photo Kyle Thryhorn

Hanae Wilke

Over and Under

photo Kyle Thryhorn

GET LOST – art route

Logo's stoepkrijten Zuidas

photo Kyle Thryhorn

GET LOST – art route

Logo's stoepkrijten Zuidas

photo Kyle Thryhorn

OPENING

GET LOST – art route

in samenwerking met Weekeinder

photo Cecile Mullens

Poster

GET LOST – art route

graphic design Byrthe Lemmens

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GET LOST – art route

2015, Amsterdam, NL

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