Flowers from the Cardboard Hotel, book presentation

A New Book! Flowers from the Cardboard Hotel; Rainbow Soulclub 2005-2015 Published by The Rainbow Soulclub & The Rainbow Foundation ; 256 pp.; 212 images; 9 texts by clients of the Rainbow Foundation and Saskia Janssen. ISBN 978-90-818783-2-6. Book launch at the Tolhuistuin, 24 March, 2016, 5 – 9 p.m.


The Rainbow Soulclub is an initiative of the artists Saskia Janssen and George Korsmit. Since 2005 they have worked as volunteers at De Regenboog Groep – The Rainbow Group – an Amsterdam based organisation that is committed to helping the homeless and drug addicts, as well as more broadley tackling poverty. At the Rainbow soulclub they orchestrate encounters and collaborations between artists, art students and De Regenboog’s clients. Flowers from the Cardboard Hotel. Rainbow Soulclub 2005-2015 presents a selection from the archives, a compilation to celebrate The Rainbow Group’s 40th anniversary.

…more images and text soon…


Workshop voor het Brabants Kenniscentrum voor Kunst en Cultuur, inspiratiedag Kunst & Spiritualiteit, dinsdag 12 januari 10.00-16.30, www.bkkc.nl

Panel discussion at I.S.C.P. 17 November 2015

Panel discussion on Art and Community, in conjunction with Peekskill Project 6 and curator Emilie Nilsson. Tuesday 17 November 18.30 at I.S.C.P.,  1040 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, New York.
Saskia Janssen and George Korsmit for Peekskill Project 6, HVCCA, New York, 2015

Fall Open Studios at I.S.C.P. , New York

I.S.C.P. Open Studios, Opening Reception Friday November 13, 6-9 p.m.
Open Hours: Saturday November 14, 1-8 p.m.
1040 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. ! welcome in studio 219 !


1 November 12-3 pm Midterm Reception

Peekskill Project6, Sunday November 1st.,  12-4 pm,  Midterm Reception. Official opening of Olafur Eliasson’s kaleidoscope Your Repetitive View on the Peekskill Waterfront and Saskia Janssen’s en George Korsmit’s project Welcome Stranger on the Gateway on Mainstreet.

Saskia Janssen and George Korsmit for Peekskill Project 6, New York


‘Meditation’, Museum of Religious Art, Uden, The Netherlands.

‘Meditation’, groupshow at the museum of Religious Art, Uden, The Netherlands. 3 October- 6 Februari 2016.  Opening 3 October at 3 p.m. With a.o: Marina Abramovic, Narda beunders- Aldo van Eyck, Madelon Hooykaas, Saskia Janssen, Sjaak Langenberg & Rose de Beer, Daan Roosegaarde, Roland Schimmel.


Lijiang Studio Index 2005-2010

Lijiang Studio Index 2005-2015: Ten years of Lijiang Studio Artist’s Residency in rural Lashihai, China. Exhibition & performance program curated by Jay Brown and Frog Wing at 191 Henry Street, Chinatown, New York. Septmber 20-October 3, 2015. Closing Event on Sunday 3 October, 6p.m.


Peekskill Project 6 – Opening 27 September

PEEKSKILL PROJECT 6, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art.  Opening: September 27th from 12-5PM at 100 North Water Street, Peekskill.



Torma making workshop -8 September

Workshop: Torma-making with Geshe Tashi Dorje and Saskia Janssen, September 8, 2015, 6.30p.m. ISCP Gallery.  more info…


Saskia Janssen, exhibition Everything Is One at ISCP New York

Ehibition of Saskia Janssen at the ISCP gallery in New York in 2015