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

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

Students’ Stories: Laura Köpping on the exhibition Cabinet of Wonder

Written by Laura Köpping, student MKDA This past summer I had the pleasure of doing an internship in the department of Academic Heritage of the VU library. Under the guidance of Liselotte Neervoort I collaborated with other students, artists and curators on making the exhibition Cabinet of Wonder. The aim of the exhibition is to… Read More Students’ Stories: Laura Köpping on the exhibition Cabinet of Wonder

RE-source Collective shows ‘design research’

Festive Opening of the exhibition RE-SOURCE during the Dutch Design Week (19-27 October 2019) in Eindhoven, written by prof. dr. Ginette Verstraete During Dutch Design Week RE-source, the winner of the Dutch Design Award 2019, will show an interactive installation on urban waste streams. RE-source is a NWO-SIA collaboration between Design Academy Eindhoven / Lectoraat… Read More RE-source Collective shows ‘design research’

Willem van Genk in the Outsider Art Museum in the Hermitage in the Newspaper

Written by dr. Jos ten Berge Last week, some 400 people were present at the opening of the biggest exhibition of work van Willem van Genk ever. Hardly recognised during his life, Van Genk now counts among the best of the best within the ranks of the so-called “outsider artists”, that is, people who are… Read More Willem van Genk in the Outsider Art Museum in the Hermitage in the Newspaper

Uitnodiging: Kunst en Cultuurwetenschappen Alumni Evenement

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

Invitation – Symposium Collecting Dutch and Flemish Art in Germany 1600-1900

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

MoMoWo Symposium 2018 in Turin, Italy

Women’s creativity since the modern movement (1918-2018): toward a new perception and reception  by Ilja Meijer Architecture, design, engineering and related fields have long been – and sometimes are still – perceived as masculine dominated professions. Since 2014, the internationally oriented MoMoWo – Women’s Creativity since the Modern Movement project has aimed to draw attention… Read More MoMoWo Symposium 2018 in Turin, Italy