Not going abroad? Try out some of the podcasts of our MA students!

What would you do if your university program includes an educational trip abroad, but you are neither allowed to travel abroad nor hang out in large groups, and museums and art galleries are closed? These were the most significant obstacles encountered for the MA course Study Trip, which usually consisted of a trip abroad during… Read More Not going abroad? Try out some of the podcasts of our MA students!

Students’ Stories: Chloë Becker on her internship at Pakhuis de Zwijger

Written by Chloë Becker From February 2021 till the end of June 2021, I was an intern programmer at Pakhuis de Zwijger Amsterdam. Pakhuis de Zwijger is a cultural platform for creation and innovation. It organises events and programs about the city, urban culture, politics, social topics, the arts, economy & sustainability. Its goal is… Read More Students’ Stories: Chloë Becker on her internship at Pakhuis de Zwijger

Gaining an Olfactory Perspective of Europe through the Odeuropa Project

Written by Sofia Ehrich My name is Sofia Ehrich, and I am originally from Santa Monica, California. I moved to the Netherlands nearly two years ago to pursue a master’s degree at the VU and I am currently finishing my master in Comparative Arts and Media Studies. Along with writing my thesis, I work with… Read More Gaining an Olfactory Perspective of Europe through the Odeuropa Project

Students’ Stories: Viktor Vandervelde on working at Nxt Museum

Written by Viktor Vandervelde Dimensional Sampling #1 by Yuxi Cao (James). Part of the inaugural exhibition at Nxt Museum Shifting Proximities. © Peter Tijhuis Hi there! As you can tell by the title, my name is Viktor, I am a Comparative Arts and Media student originally from Brussels. Besides studying how art and media collide,… Read More Students’ Stories: Viktor Vandervelde on working at Nxt Museum

Students’ Stories: Zoë Horsten on being an intern at Eye

Written by Zoë Horsten Eye Filmmuseum It was in the second year of my bachelor Media, Art, Design and Architecture that I realized I wanted to gain more work experience in the cultural field. Therefore, during the summer I started looking for an internship in a museum for the first semester of the third year.… Read More Students’ Stories: Zoë Horsten on being an intern at Eye

CONNIE VEUGEN PER 1 JULI 2020 MET PENSIOEN

Geschreven door Ginette Verstraete Wie in de faculteit Geesteswetenschappen aan de VU de woorden “games” of “interactieve verhalen” in de mond neemt denkt meteen aan Connie Veugen. Vooral sinds de verdediging van haar proefschrift in 2011 en de organisatie van Maxime Durands facultaire Masterclass over “Adapting History in Assassin’s Creed” in 2016 heeft Connie bij… Read More CONNIE VEUGEN PER 1 JULI 2020 MET PENSIOEN

Students’ Stories: Guido Scholten on the prints of the Master of the Amsterdam Cabinet

Written by Guido Scholten Next to working as a student assistant at the VU Art & Culture department, and to being a student in the MA specialization ‘Kunst, Markt, en Connaisseurship’, in the past months I did an internship at the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History in The Hague.During this internship I was… Read More Students’ Stories: Guido Scholten on the prints of the Master of the Amsterdam Cabinet

A profound historical understanding of design – a tribute to Marjan Groot

Written by Javier Gimeno-Martinez Design is easily connected to modernity with canonical histories of design starting with the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century. However, more recent accounts question this starting point. They reckon the divide between design and the decorative arts as artificial and relativize the importance of the Industrial Revolution in the conceptualization… Read More A profound historical understanding of design – a tribute to Marjan Groot

Design in the Anthropocene – in memoriam Marjan Groot

Written by Joana Ozorio de Almeida Meroz This present Corona pandemic is so much more than a health crisis. Indeed, it throws into light how intimately intertwined our concerns are – concerns that we however often think of in terms of silos: health, politics, the environment, education, culture, the economy, even globalisation… One of the… Read More Design in the Anthropocene – in memoriam Marjan Groot