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

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

The future as deep history – What cultural heritage and nuclear waste have in common

Written by Marilena Mela The idea for this blog came during a visit to the facilities of COVRA, the Dutch radioactive waste management company, organized by the Environmental Humanities Centre of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam [1].  (Picture: the author) What do the practices of heritage management and nuclear waste management have in common? Why does a heavily… Read More The future as deep history – What cultural heritage and nuclear waste have in common

Students’ Stories: Tamara Klopper on an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Bags Amsterdam

Written by Tamara Klopper As a Master’s student Arts & Culture, specialization Design Cultures, I am completing a research project on an upcoming exhibition at The Museum of Bags Amsterdam. This small museum houses in a historical canal house originally built as a residence. That is why you experience a personal atmosphere when walking around… Read More Students’ Stories: Tamara Klopper on an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Bags Amsterdam

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’