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

Scavenging American Art & Technology Archives – Esmee Schoutens

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

Gietijzeren ornamentiek: omarming of verwerping? – Iris de Baat

Geschreven door Iris de Baat Gietijzeren straatlantaarns, vuilnisbakken, bankjes en hekken: ze zijn tegenwoordig niet meer weg te denken uit het straatbeeld. Toch is het pas sinds het begin van de negentiende eeuw dat publieke ruimtes in steden werden ingericht met straatmeubilair. Door de opkomst van straatmeubilair werden steden veiliger en schoner, maar vooral ook… Read More Gietijzeren ornamentiek: omarming of verwerping? – Iris de Baat