Artistic Subversion: Setting the Conditions of Display

By Angela M. Bartholomew. Featured image above: Santiago Sierra, Removal of a Museum’s Glass Windows, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium, 2004. Photo by Guy Braeckman. The mid-1980s was a treacherous time for artistic autonomy. Many countries were facing a transformation of their political and economic systems and a profound shift was felt in the position of… Read More Artistic Subversion: Setting the Conditions of Display

Visiting the Costume Collection of the Rijksmuseum

By Javier Gimeno Martínez   The module Fashion History and Theory includes an excursion to a fashion collection in the Netherlands. Even when classes are profusely illustrated with images, there are aspects that can be only understood by direct observation of the garments themselves. Construction, texture, assemblage and even the sound of the fabric when… Read More Visiting the Costume Collection of the Rijksmuseum

Making the Invisible Visible

By Tim Verlaan Our architecture department was asked to contribute to the television series ‘Onzichtbaar Nederland’, which aims to open up new perspectives on Dutch landscapes and infrastructures. By combining historical maps and photos with data visualisations, the series investigate how our daily living environment has been transformed by new infrastructural technologies and means of transportation. In the December 1… Read More Making the Invisible Visible