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The One Minutes Series for November and December is curated by artist Madison Bycroft. The selected videos are a response to Bycroft’s open call on the topic of double-speak, duplicity and ambivalence: Forked Tongue. 

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The Forked Tongue includes ten one minute videos that move in two directions, are ambivalent, layered, and in between. Repetitions, translations, and bifurcated histories proliferate, as do restless characters performing multiple gestures, unanchored, and never still. These works evade a single sense. Instead of containing things within specified boundaries or capacities, a space opens for multiplicity and ambiguity. The selected videos were sent in from Australia, France, the Netherlands, Portugal, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

This online event will take place on Twitch.

Julia van Mourik (director of The One Minutes Foundation) will introduce the programme and the participating artists will be (virtually) present in a Q&A. Open discussion with the public is encouraged.


  • 8.00pm: Introduction by Julia van Mourik (director The One Minutes Foundation)
  • 8.05pm: Introduction by Emma Mattei (programmer Kinemastik)
  • 8.10pm: Introduction to Forked Tongue by Madison Bycroft
  • 8.20pm: Screening of Forked Tongue
  • 8.30pm: Conversation with participating artists
  • 8.45pm Olga Westrate shows her sketchbook
  • 8.50pm Charistmatic Inflation by Teresa Busuttil
20:00 – 21:00


Madison Bycroft

Madison Maximum Bycroft (1987, Kaurna Yarta, Australia) is an artist based in Marseille, France. Bycroft is a graduate from the University of South Australia (2013), and the MFA programme at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2016). Working with video, sculpture and performance, Madison Bycroft’s current interests extend into forms of reading and writing, expression and refusal. The politics of illegibility and legibility are explored through language and material, asking how ‘sense’ is framed by historical contexts, terrestrial bias, and structures of power. Bycroft's work has recently been exhibited in amongst others Biopic - Samstag Museum (South Australia), For Refusal - Transmediala (Berlin, Germany), Making Kin at Kunsthaus Hamburg (Germany) and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (Melbourne, Australia). 

Participating Artists

Adele Dipasquale, Yoohee Cha, Teresa Busuttil, Hayoung Kim, Sol Archer, Sam Kaufman, Cristina Lavosi, Jeanne Rocher, Elif Satanaya Özbay and Olga Westrate.

The One Minutes

The One Minutes Foundation produces and distributes one-minute videos from an artistic point of view, offering an international stage for people to create, engage and connect. The One Minutes is active at the forefront of international contemporary art, as well as in education and welfare. It has exhibited internationally, including at Power Station of Art (CN), National Gallery of Iceland in Reykjavík (IS) and Whitney Museum of American Art in New York (USA). Every two months, The One Minutes Foundation puts out a new series of 60-second films that investigate how we perceive and engage with the moving image. Send in your videos and participate in the project!
This series is a collaboration between The One Minutes and Kinemastik and is made possible by Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, BNG Cultuurfonds and the Mondriaan Fund.
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