Written by Esmee Schoutens This fall I received Early Career Fund from CLUE+ to conduct archival research in the United States for five weeks. I am now a second-year research master student of the Critical Studies in Art and Culture track. I mostly focus on modern and contemporary art, specifically on art/technology collaborations and artistic… Read More Scavenging American Art & Technology Archives – Esmee Schoutens
Geschreven door Aukje Worm Na een lange reis, met een tussenstop op vliegveld Caïro, een overnachting in Accra en een langdurige busreis richting Kumasi, ben ik vrijdagavond 28 september aangekomen bij de accommodatie in het dorpje Kwaso. Het weekend was goed om even te acclimatiseren, kennis te maken met de workshopleiders Nadia en Irene, de vrijwilligers en het dorpje Kwaso.… Read More Students’ Stories: Kalì Earth Architecture Workshop Ghana (Internship) – Aukje Worm
Hi everybody! My name is Lieke Haan, I am 20 years old and I’m in my second year of MKDA. Currently I am in Florence with the course Buitenlandse Excursie, so I am writing this blog from the garden while I am sitting in the sun to tell you something about the board year I… Read More Students’ Stories: Lieke Haan
Written by Jet Sloterdijk Hi everyone! My name is Jet and I am currently finishing the BA Media, Art, Design and Architecture (specialization Design). Last year, when I had just started writing my thesis, one of the design professors, Marjan Groot, mentioned that she knew someone at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam who needed an intern.… Read More Students’ Stories: Jet Sloterdijk
Written by Loïs Geerlings Hi! My name is Loïs and I’m a second year student of the BA Media, Art, Design & Architecture (MKDA) at the VU. I was inspired to do this study by the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, where I have been working as a Blikopener since the age of fifteen. The Blikopeners (freely… Read More Students’ stories: Loïs Geerlings
Last year Witte de With started a new initative, inviting a group of students from different universities and art schools to together co-curate a part of their public program. The first group, which in good US tradition was called ‘Class of ’16’ programmed three events, entitled “Contested Tongues”, “Orchestrating Engagement”, and “Capsulating Precyclopedia”. I gave… Read More Witte de With invites applications for ‘Class of ’17’
Are you interested in sustainability and would you like to make a sustainable change at the VU? Are you available from July 2016 onwards for at least 20hrs a week? The Green Office of the VU (main building, next to the Mensa) is searching for three new coordinators to match the portfolios Education, Research… Read More Green Office VU is hiring!
PhD opportunity Swiss Graphic Design and Typography Revisited I just got this call for applications that can be of interest to both current MA students and graduates. (JGM) In the framework of the research project “Swiss Graphic Design and Typography Revisited”, financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation, the universities of applied sciences and… Read More 4 PhD positions Swiss Graphic Design