PIN-DOWN marks the start of De Appel’s collaboration with the Berlin-based artist Hiwa K and is the result of a unique partnership with El Otmani Gym, a renowned fight club in Amsterdam Nieuw-West. 

PIN-DOWN is an intellectual wrestling game between Hiwa K and Bakir Ali, an Iraqi-Kurdish existential philosopher currently working as a taxi driver in Berlin.

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Wednesday 20 September 2017, from 12:30 to 14:00


El Otmani Gym

Johan Huizingalaan 91

1065 HW Amsterdam