the archive in-out center about

in-out center was the first independent artist space in amsterdam. from 1972 until 1974 it offered a platform for everything that was new at the time: performances, video art, visual poetry, audio art, conceptual art and artist books.

Its nine members came from Latin America, Iceland and The Netherlands. Michel Cardena, Raul Marroquin, Ulises Carrión, Hreinn Fridfinnsson, Sigurdur Gudmundsson, Kristján Gudmundsson, Hetty HuismanPieter Laurens Mol and Gerrit Jan de Rook contributed to the experimental art climate in Amsterdam, a city they admired for its open and free spirit. Each member invited befriended artists to exhibit, which enhanced the space’s exciting international character.