Welcome to the Lost & Found archive. Since 1997, over 200 sessions of stray images and sound have been organised. Artists, writers, scientists and musicians present work in progress, experiment or present work that doesn't fit into their oeuvre (yet). A specific and unique stage for diverse and hybrid works which don't fit comfortably into galleries or museums.

The program is compiled from received and selected material. The evenings were held in Amsterdam, Alexandria, Berlin, Cairo, Los Angeles, New York, Reykjavík, Rotterdam and Vilnius. Please invite us if you would like to host a Lost & Found.

'Their innovative model of contemporary and multi-disciplinary artistic practices, merges found and stray content into an intimate night of wonders. Lost & Found uses the artist’s process as a curatorial model.' Davida Nemeroff, Night Gallery

'I really like your upbeat approach and grass roots style of finding and presenting stray works and situations.'  William Taylor, Hammer Museum on L&F Berlin

'A rare opportunity for an audience to question and shape the art as they viewed it.'  International Herald Tribune on Lost & Found Cairo

The collection of Lost & Found invitations was exhibited at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and AFAC - Alexandria Contemporary Art Forum. The Netherlands Institute for Art History has taken the flyers into their collection.

‘I was fortunate enough to attend one session. Lost & Found is similar to an art happening where musicians, artists, creative people in general, share some of their work in process pieces with other creative individuals. It was magical to say the least.’ Jamie Nichols, Los Angeles 

'Lost & Found excels at engaging in the presentation of exciting, contemporary and multi-disciplinary artistic practices, bringing together creative practitioners within an innovative and cohesive programme.' George Unsworth, Andor Gallery London

‘The highly entertaining sounds and images art night’ Fantastic Man 

Contact

Lost & Found
Oudekerksplein 23
1012 GX  Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T +31 20 639 2787
found@lost.nl
VAT NL 808347056B01
kvk 34115597

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Board

Barbara Visser
Chair

Bart Tunninssen
Treasurer

Gert Jonkers
Secretary

 

DIRECTOR

Julia van Mourik
 

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Misha de Ridder

Editors

Julia van Mourik and Alma Mathijsen, Jan Hoek, Duran Lantink, Esther Meijer, Astrit Ismaili, Quinsy Gario, Geo Wyeth, Aynouk Tan, Hugo van Heijningen, Mathias Ringgenberg, Sonia Batrovina, Eric Giraudet de Boudemange, Tereza Rullerova, Björn Ottenheim, Sascha Landshoff, Joris Jansen, Gover Meit, Richard John Jones, Roel Wouters, Yeb Wiersma, Suzanne Wallinga, Jeanine Hofland, Mick Johan, Carel Alphenaar, Merijn Bolink, Odilo Girod, Arnar Ásgeirsson, Constant Dullaart, Lernert Engelberts, Sander Plug, Kuno Terwindt, Wendela Scheltema, Misha de Ridder, Gabriel Lester, Katja Mater, Virginija Januškevičiūtė, Sunny Bergman, Nathalie Bruys, Falke Pisano, Marnix Goossens, Jop van Bennekom, Jan Rothuizen, Mathijs de Bruijne, Armand Meevis, Menno Grootveld, Christel Vesters, Bregtje van der Haak and others.

Sponsors

In 2018, the activities of Lost & Found were made possible by Mondriaan Fund, Prince Claude Fund, Paradiso, robstolk®, Cultural Embassy Lloyd Hotel, Waag Society, Trust Finance en Consulting and all editors, artists and designers.

About website

The site was designed by Moniker & Jakub Straka in 2013. Typeface by Radim Pesko.

Photography by Misha de Ridder.

The previous sites were designed by Harm van den Dorpel and Yariv Alter Fin.

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