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

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION ON RE-SOURCE NOW AVAILABLE – in memoriam Marjan Groot

Written by Ginette Verstraete All good things come to an end. Last week we wrapped up 3 years of collective research on the circular city during an online event for students hosted by The Design Academy Eindhoven: Welcome to the RE-era! Present were the main partners of the research project RE-Source: besides DAE (David Hamers,… Read More OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION ON RE-SOURCE NOW AVAILABLE – in memoriam Marjan Groot

Tips for Binge-Watching During a National Lockdown

This text by Maja Klaassens was written for Sven Lütticken’s MA seminar Art Criticism, for which students normally write a series of exhibition reviews. The Corona Crisis necessitated a rethink, and in this short essay, Maja reflects on culture, criticism and political mobilization under Covid-19 and beyond. Tips for Binge-Watching During a National Lockdown Written… Read More Tips for Binge-Watching During a National Lockdown