The Balcony is an artist-run multi-headed creature based in The Hague (NL).
Since 2018, The Balcony curates exhibitions in The Hague, The Netherlands and abroad – collaborating with local and foreign artists and initiatives.



The Balcony is curated by Arthur Cordier (BE) & Valentino Russo (IT), in conversation with artists Harriet Rose Morley (UK) and Flaviu Cacoveanu (RO).

Between January and June 2020, graphic design by Eva Rank (EE). 
Former members (2018-2020) include Ioana Ciora (RO) & Matthew James Lanning (NL).

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The Balcony is currently self-funded
Donations help us support the artists and sustain our program

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(donations 100€ or above - receive a screen printed artist edition) 



The Balcony

New location - Nieuwe Molstraat 14A-2, The Hague (NL)





The Balcony is now located aon the ground floor at Nieuwe Molstraat 14A-2. The location combines a project space and studio spaces from the members of the initiative and fellow artists Ariane Toussaint, Minsook Kang and Yannik Güldner.

︎︎︎ The exhibition program is set to start in September 2021 


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Along with curating exhibitions in The Hague, The Balcony fosters a network of collaborations outside of The Netherlands.
Among the initiatives and events that The Balcony has joined forces with, there are Art au Centre in Liege (BE), Fonderia 20.9 in Verona (IT), SWAB, Contemporary Art Fair in Barcelona (ES), P145 in Berlin (DE).
photo: TikTok vs Abramovic, P145. Berlin




The Balcony

Former exhibition space - Herenstraat 14, The Hague (NL)





The vitrine space was part of Willem Bouman & Zn. building, a violin shop and atelier. Here, The Balcony presented artists whose practice engaged with the vitrine, in relation to the public space and its 24/7 visibility. 

Curatorial line—Click for PDF

The intuition leading the space was to present non-The Hague based artists - in priority, and to introduce their practice within the cultural context of the city.

The vitrine operated between March 2018 and December 2020.





Susan Bites

Former studio & project space - Laan van NOI, 125, The Hague (NL)





Susan Bites was the former studio of the members of the collective and hosted exhibitions in the basement rooms.

The project space operated between February 2019 and March 2021.
     
      




Press Links




  • Metropolis M
    Micro Art Initiatives #36 – The Balcony & Susan Bites in The Hague


  • Jegens&Tevens
    Highlighting The Hague Contemporary Art Weekend 2020

  • Mister Motley
  • Sophie Smeets. Kunst in een raamkozijn

  • HOOGTIJ #61
  • Marie Jeanne de Rooij in conversation with Jane Huldman, about The Balcony & Susan Bites, Stroom Den Haag 
  • (extract, in Dutch)
  • Jegens&Tevens
  • The Rock Talk Project at Hgtomi Rosa, participant

  • HART-Magazine
  • ‘The Town House and the Country House in Rochefort’, Kunst in Quarantaine

  • Villa Next Door
  • Bertus Pieters. Anita Mikas & Markus Liehr, Express Delivery Syndrome; The Balcony

  • Jegens&Tevens
  • Frits DijksWaar kunnen we nog heen?

  • Jegens&Tevens
  • Arthur Cordier. Liège. Come for the beer, stay for the scene

  • Jegens&Tevens
  • Frits Dijks. Hoogtij, de geschiedenis van de Haagse rondgang – deel 2

  • H.Art.
  • March 2019. City report The Hague


  • Jegens&Tevens
  • Cathleen Owens. A contaminated travel guide to Verona and beyond


  • Jegens&Tevens
  • Frits Dijks. John van Oers @ The Balcony                


  • Villa Next Door
  • Bertus Pieters. Martin Gabriel, non beton place; The Balcony.




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