Students’ Stories: Chloë Becker on her internship at Pakhuis de Zwijger

Written by Chloë Becker From February 2021 till the end of June 2021, I was an intern programmer at Pakhuis de Zwijger Amsterdam. Pakhuis de Zwijger is a cultural platform for creation and innovation. It organises events and programs about the city, urban culture, politics, social topics, the arts, economy & sustainability. Its goal is… Read More Students’ Stories: Chloë Becker on her internship at Pakhuis de Zwijger

Gaining an Olfactory Perspective of Europe through the Odeuropa Project

Written by Sofia Ehrich My name is Sofia Ehrich, and I am originally from Santa Monica, California. I moved to the Netherlands nearly two years ago to pursue a master’s degree at the VU and I am currently finishing my master in Comparative Arts and Media Studies. Along with writing my thesis, I work with… Read More Gaining an Olfactory Perspective of Europe through the Odeuropa Project

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