Written by Manique Hendricks In september 2017 I graduated from the MA Museumconservator, now Curating Arts and Cultures at the VU/UvA. During my masters I worked at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam as a curator in training for a whole year as part of the programme. At the Stedelijk I conducted research on the collection as… Read More Working in the cultural field after graduation
Written by Julia Kantelberg Six years ago, I stepped into the building of the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. I started out by doing my bachelor in Media, Art, Design, and Architecture, which was a brand new bachelors program at the time. I got interested in sustainable design and wrote my bachelor’s thesis on Victor Papanek’s… Read More Students’ Stories: Julia Kantelberg
Beste alumnus / alumna, Op 20 december 2018 zal voor het eerst een activiteit speciaal voor jou georganiseerd worden! Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam heeft een feestelijk programma samengesteld en Marten Kuijpers (Architect en Senior Onderzoeker bij HNI) geeft voor Kunst & Cultuurwetenschappen Alumni een exclusieve rondleiding door de nieuwe tentoonstelling Work, Body, Leisure. Deze… Read More Uitnodiging: Kunst en Cultuurwetenschappen Alumni Evenement
Written by Joost Adriaanse Participation in RE-framing Residual Materials in Design Theory, Design Practice and Design Education. RE-source is a two year collaboration between Design Academy Eindhoven – lectorate Places and Traces, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam – Faculty of Humanities, Municipality of Rotterdam and Studio Ester van de Wiel. The research project ends in October 2019.… Read More Participation in RE-framing Residual Materials in Design Theory, Practice and Education.
Written by prof. dr. Hans Fidom Looking back & and an invitation: join the lecture/workshop on samba on Tuesday 16October with Jean Kleeb and Nadine Balbeisi (16A00, 16.00h) One of the highlights of the International VU Symposium ‘As Slowly As Possible’ (24-26 May 2018) undoubtedly was the keynote by Wolfgang Ernst, Humboldt University Berlin. Ernst… Read More Music: Listening and Philosophy
Written by dr. Ingrid Vermeulen Collecting Dutch and Flemish Art in Germany 1600-1900 From the 17th century on, Germany was a major market for Dutch and Flemish paintings, drawings and prints of the Golden Age. Although this market remains important until the present day, its peak was during the 18th century: Netherlandish art was passionately… Read More Invitation – Symposium Collecting Dutch and Flemish Art in Germany 1600-1900
By Liza Kerlen The 2018 international Association of the Study of the Arts of the Present symposium will be hosted by the CLUE+ Interfaculty Research Institute for Culture, Cognition, History and Heritage at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and dedicated to exploring notions of slowness. 24, 25, 26 May 2018 @ VU Amsterdam. Contemporary ideas of slowness, as introduced by such movements of… Read More Symposium: As Slowly As Possible
By Monica Mora. Every now and then, we will provide you with blogs written by our alumni. Where did they end up and how did their education help achieve their goals? After completing my master degree in Comparative Arts and Media Studies, I came back to Mexico and started working at the most important cultural… Read More Exhibition’s playlists: The soundtracks that are moving the way we experience an art show