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

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

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

Nooit gebouwd Den Haag: een verzameling mooie prenten

Geschreven door Kaj van Boheemen Je legt net een laatste hand aan een tekening van een nieuw ontwerp, wanneer je gebeld wordt door je opdrachtgever: de investeerder heeft zich teruggetrokken en het project kan, helaas, niet doorgaan. Als architect is het een bekend tafereel. Meters schetsrol verdwijnen in de lade en de zorgvuldig bijgehouden projectmap… Read More Nooit gebouwd Den Haag: een verzameling mooie prenten

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

Students’ Stories: Lisa Kloosterman on being an intern

Hey! Let me introduce myself; I’m Lisa, a student in the master Kunst, Markt en Connaisseurschap (Art, Market and Connoisseurship). I was asked to tell something about my experiences in and around the university. We all have different stories and hereby I’m going to tell you mine! It was the second year of my bachelor… Read More Students’ Stories: Lisa Kloosterman on being an intern