Andenken is thrilled to finally announce our new permanent location, The Holdout. It's been a long time coming and now it's a true 'pinch me' time for us.
Last April we bought an old farmhouse in Alcobaça in the Silver Coast region of Portugal, bout an hour north of Lisbon. The Holdout is a hybrid exhibition space, visiting artist studio, and private residence designed in tandem with architect CS Laureanolda of Alcobaça.
In this unbelievably gorgeous Portugese landscape, of quaint farms, and fantastic coastlines, we enjoy a place that our digital age has somehow passed over, and in many ways left untouched. At the same time we remain connected and the internet remains our rascally pal. We reach out from here to bridge to our larger world. The Holdout is an intimate addition to the long tradition of the considered contemporary art space and it is a sanctuary for artists, ourselves, family, friends, patrons, and neighbors.
Our first exhibition is with Scott Albrecht, and we are hosting it in tandem with The Jaunt. What a terrific confluence of friendship, talent and vision for our inaugural effort. We cannot wait to welcome Scott, and Jeroen from The Jaunt as our first visiting creatives.
For The Jaunt, this is their 54th artist adventure. As with all of their 'trips', a pre-order mystery print release is underway, and you can head over to their site to order yours today thru April 16th.
Scott's exhibition will open at The Holdout on Saturday May 4th from 6-10pm. Cannot freaking wait.