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Exhibition

The Hoodie

Exhibition

01 Dec 2019 — 12 Apr 2020

This exhibition considers the role of a fashion garment as a socio-political carrier. The hoodie is a staple of contemporary dress, hyped as a trend and a must-have item; but elsewhere it is also a topic of moral panic, banned by certain institutions and dissected by the media as an emblem of inequality, crime or deviancy.Curated by writer and curator Lou Stoppard.

Exhibition

G/D THYSELF: Spirit Strategy On Raising Free Black Children

Exhibition

23 Jan — 28 Jun 2020

As an extension of their short film AS TOLD TO G/D THYSELF, The Ummah Chroma collective provides a sacred space at Het Nieuwe Instituut entitled G/D THYSELF: Spirit Strategy On Raising Free Black Children. The sacred space invites visitors to explore themes of meta-physical transcendence, spirituality, and self-expression.

Exhibition

Animal Encounters

From parrot perch to systems theory

13 Oct 2019 — 02 Feb 2020

A spatial installation by Studio Ossidiana explores how architecture might mediate between all sorts of creatures, making room for a variety of encounters and setting the stage for interactions between humans and non-humans. The installation is an environment occupied by drawings, diagrams and architectural models – creature-like objects – that address issues of proximity, scale and cross-species politics.

Exhibition

Art on Display 1949-69

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon

08 Nov 2019 — 02 Mar 2020

Art on Display 1949-69 at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon is the result of a partnership between Het Nieuwe Instituut/Jaap Bakema Study Centre and the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. The exhibition investigates the relation between art, architecture and public by focusing on art exhibitions designed by architects. Art on Display 1949-69 will be on show in Lisbon until March 2020, after which it will get a follow-up at Het Nieuwe Instituut.

 

Exhibition

Automated Landscapes Time, Cycles, Automata

Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB)

21 Dec 2019 — 31 Mar 2020

Het Nieuwe Instituut presents Automated Landscapes. Time, Cycles, Automata at the 8th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture in Shenzhen from 12 December 2019 to March 2020.

Exhibition

Dalang Fever 3. How Data Can Empower a Migrant Society

Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture

21 Dec 2019 — 31 Mar 2020

Het Nieuwe Instituut and the International New Town Institute (INTI) present Dalang Fever 3. How Data Can Empower a Migrant Society, the Dutch contribution to the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture opening on 21 December 2019 in Shenzhen, curated by Linda Vlassenrood.

Exhibition

Sacred Beings

Pop-in expo

23 Jan — 23 Feb 2020

Sacred Beings is a themed programme exploring contemporary non-Western queer culture, curated by IFFR’s first Young Curator. Darunee Terdtoontaveedej. At the heart of this multidisciplinary programme is an installation that brings together the documentary photography by New Zealand-based academic Sharyn Davies, the portraits shot by Thai photographer Watsamon Tri-yasakda and a short film by Thai artist and filmmaker Sarnt Utamachote.

Film, Conversation

For the Record: interview with Charm La’Donna

CANCELLED

Thu 30 Jan 2020, 15:00 — 16:00

Interview with Charm La’Donna (choreographer for a.o. Rosalía, Kendrick Lamar and Pharell Williams) on the role of choreography in music videos and live concerts. 

Talk show

For the Record: Music Video as Collective Space w/ Operator

CANCELLED

Thu 30 Jan 2020, 15:00 — 20:00

Live radio and video broadcast with conversations and performances on music video as collaborative space for consumerism, activism and emancipation.

Film

Film Programme Synergetic: Singular Visions

IFFR

Thu 30 Jan 2020, 18:00

Visionary films in which Nkiru and Nance question concepts from past and present, and provide an alternative for (future) scenarios.

Conversation

Prospecting Ocean

Matter

Thu 30 Jan 2020, 19:30 — 21:00

The evening with Stefanie Hessler and Armin Linke will mark the launch of a new publication Prospecting Ocean, unmasking the entanglement of industry, politics, culture and economics at the frontier of ocean excavation.

Conversation

Fashion

BNO IMG LAB

Thu 30 Jan 2020, 20:00 — 22:00

The Emperor's clothes. Say yes to the dress. Or a Rotterdam 'Pakkie Deftig'. An evening full of fabrics made from plants, clay or enhanced with technology, smart slow fashion and colourful catwalks. 

 

Performance

Spirit Strategies: Ritual Performance in G/D Thyself

Fri 31 Jan 2020, 15:00 — 16:00

During IFFR the audience is invited to attend and participate in Spirit Strategies, a series of public ritual performances in the installation G/D Thyself. On 31 January with with visual and performance artist Nash Caldera.

Performance

Spirit Strategies: Ritual Performance in G/D Thyself

Sat 01 Feb 2020, 15:00 — 16:00

During IFFR the audience is invited to attend and participate in Spirit Strategies, a series of public ritual performances in the installation G/D Thyself. On 1 February with performing artists OTION (Guillermo Blinker) and Giovanni Maisto Ferreira.

Conversation

Asian Stereotyping in Western Media

Talk with Pete Wu

Sat 01 Feb 2020, 15:30 — 16:30

In this lecture and discussion illustrated by film clips, Pet Wu talks about the stereotyping of Asian characters in cinema.

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Bas

Sun 02 Feb 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Bas van der Kruk. He will show you around from his perspective as a performer, writer, artist and creative advisor.

Soon

Agency

Biennale2020

Dutch Pavilion, Biennale Architettura

Agency

23 May — 29 Nov 2020

Het Nieuwe Instituut, commissioner of the Dutch pavilion for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, presents the theme Multispecies Urbanism as the Netherlands' official contribution.

Tour

Art Rotterdam: Sonneveld House

05 Feb — 09 Feb 2020

Visitors receive free admission from 5 to 9 February 2020 on presentation of their ticket for Art Rotterdam. The free audio tour allows visitors to experience how modern the Sonneveld family’s home was for its time. 

Lecture

Art Rotterdam: The Drawings of Theo van Doesburg

Lecture

Thu 06 Feb 2020, 10:00 — 10:45

The collection of artist Theo van Doesburg (1883-1931) at Het Nieuwe Instituut consists mainly of colour designs, architectural drawings and photo-mechanical reproductions on tracing paper. This important collection is being examined, conserved and, if necessary, restored to preserve it for the future. During Art Rotterdam, project leader Elza van den Berg and curator Eline de Graaf of Het Nieuwe Instituut discuss the ongoing research and restoration project. 

 

Conversation, Workshop

Disruption as methodology

Concrete Blossom

Thu 06 Feb 2020, 19:00 — 21:30

The theme of the Thursday Night Live! programme on 6 February is ‘disruption as a methodology’. Cultural institutions are once again drafting their annual culture plans and subsidies are being awarded. By working together, Concrete Blossom and Het Nieuwe Instituut are developing a blueprint for inclusivity. To achieve this, Concrete Blossom employs disruption. But what exactly does this mean, in particular in an institutional context?

 

Lecture

Art Rotterdam: The Drawings of Theo van Doesburg

Lecture

Fri 07 Feb 2020, 10:00 — 10:45

The collection of artist Theo van Doesburg (1883-1931) at Het Nieuwe Instituut consists mainly of colour designs, architectural drawings and photo-mechanical reproductions on tracing paper. This important collection is being examined, conserved and, if necessary, restored to preserve it for the future. During Art Rotterdam, project leader Elza van den Berg and curator Eline de Graaf of Het Nieuwe Instituut discuss the ongoing research and restoration project. 

 

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Florian

Sun 09 Feb 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Florian van Zandwijk. He will show you around from his perspective as a designer.

Lecture

Cultural Entrepreneurship in an International Context

International Clinic Lecture

Wed 12 Feb 2020, 19:00 — 21:00

Het Nieuwe Instituut’s International Clinic Lecture on Wednesday 12 February focuses on cultural entrepreneurship in an international context.

Conversation, Lecture

Small homes: the new normal?

Lecture, presentation & discussion

Thu 13 Feb 2020, 19:30 — 22:00

Build, build, build is the much-heard mantra to meet the urgent demand for housing in the Netherlands. But as the number of small households and constructions costs continue to rise, the question is: what will we build in the coming years? Does compact housing offer a solution?

Conversation, Lecture

The Fate of Our Irenestraten

Guest Programme

Thu 13 Feb 2020, 19:30 — 22:00

Social geographer Leo van den Berg and architect Madeleine Steigenga discuss the 'everyday heritage of reconstruction' with the audience, moderated by Dirk van den Heuvel. They reflect on the multifaceted architecture of the first two decades after World War II, the current conditions of dwellings from that period, and their future resilience in a changing streetscape. Finally, they ask what possible lessons contemporary housing projects can learn from the example of the many Irenestraten in the Netherlands. 

Symposium

Tender Machines

Symposium

15 Feb — 16 Feb 2020

Exploring the entanglement of bodies and technologies that constitutes urbanity.

Conversation

Paradoxes & Privilege

The Hoodie Unravelled

Sat 15 Feb 2020, 19:30 — 21:00

In the first edition of The Hoodie Unravelled we address an important (and for many an uncomfortable) subject - the politics of the hoodie. Who has the right to wear a hoodie, and who earns money from it? In this conversation we focus on the paradoxical relationship between streetwear and trendsetting on the one hand, and criminalisation and regulation on the other. Explore the relationship between the hoodie, ethnic profiling, police violence, and the criminalisation of young people of colour.

 

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Florian

Sun 16 Feb 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Florian van Zandwijk. He will show you around from his perspective as a designer.

Conversation, Lecture

VR

BNO IMG LAB

Thu 20 Feb 2020, 20:00 — 22:00

Worlds in which the impossible becomes possible. Worlds where you can feel and experience what is not there. What does it mean to be human in virtual reality? From narrative experiments to virtual documentaries, how do these VR productions come about? 

Lecture, Workshop

Zoönomic Futures

Workshop

Fri 21 Feb 2020, 13:30 — 17:30

Zoönomic Futures is an immersive training programme aimed at developing a practical ethics for a society that is no longer human-centric. Context for this training is formed by extrapolating the zoöp concept 40 years into the future.

Conversation, Lecture

Multispecies Communication

Lecture by Janna Holmstedt

Fri 21 Feb 2020, 17:00 — 18:30

As part of the immersive workshop Zoönomic Futures, the Swedish cross-media artist and researcher Janna Holmstedt will talk about Multispecies Communication. Afterwards Anna van Leeuwen and Klaas Kuitenbrouwer share thoughts with her about it. 

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Asha

Sun 23 Feb 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Asha Capella. She will show you around from her perspective as a culinary and creative advisor.

Conversation

Vrouwen Bouwen Wonen

Guest Programme

Thu 27 Feb 2020, 19:30 — 21:00

40 years ago in 1980, the American architect and historian Dolores Hayden, published an article with great impact on the debate about design, building, living and gender main stream. What happened with her ideas? Can we still use them or are they outdated? What new thoughts on building with the notion ‘inclusiveness’ are practiced today? Do different generations have other thoughts and solutions? How would a non-sexist city look like, are there any examples?

 

 

Conversation, Lecture

Garment, Sustainability, Meaning-Making

The Hoodie Unravelled

Thu 27 Feb 2020, 19:30 — 21:00

In the second edition of this in-depth series, we delve into the process of garment-making. What are the meanings of the fabrics a designer chooses to use, and what role does sustainability play in the clothing industry today? Angelica Falkeling, one of the contributors to The Hoodie exhibition, joins other local Rotterdam designers in a discussion on investigating and processing these questions.

 

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Martin

Sun 01 Mar 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Martin Snip. He will show you around from his perspective as a performer, actor and presenter. 

Conversation

France

International Clinic

Thu 05 Mar 2020, 16:00 — 18:00

Together with Friso Wijnen (Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in France) and country advisor Lisa Grob (DutchCulture), we would like to inform you about all the possibilities France offers to your international design practice, during the International Clinic on March 5th 2020.

 

Conversation, Lecture

Monument: Reification

e-flux Architecture x Het Nieuwe Instituut

Thu 05 Mar 2020, 19:30 — 21:00

In this first event of Monument, a series organised in collaboration with e-flux Architecture, Mabel O. Wilson will discuss spaces of America’s commemorative landscape and the necessity to make visible the history of lynching and its legacy in mass incarceration through public commemoration. In the wake of rising nationalisms, critiques of globalism, and ongoing emancipatory struggles around the world, this series will investigate how monuments have come to play an increasingly significant and contested role in the constitution of identities, be they national, ethnic, communal, or other. In conversation with Mitchell Esajas from The Black Archives, Wilson will reflect on reification in the Dutch context. 

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Shahaila

Sun 08 Mar 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Shahaila Winklaar. She will show you around from her perspective as an artist and lawyer.

Conversation

Gossips, Defiant Muses and Camp Sisterhood

Gossips

Thu 12 Mar 2020, 19:30 — 21:00

In the second chapter of the series, writer and art critic Elisabeth Lebovici will discuss the collective struggles in relationship to art and activism during the AIDS era, addressed in her book ‘Ce que le sida m'a fait. Art et Activisme à la fin du XXe siècle’ [What AIDS has done to me. Art and Activism at the end of the 20th C.]. Curator Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez will speak about her research into collective activist and artistic practices in the second wave of French feminism, that culminated in the exhibition ‘Defiant Muses: Delphine Seyrig and the Feminist Video Collectives in France (1970s-1980s)’, currently on show at Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid.

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Joëlle

Sun 15 Mar 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Joëlle Hoogendoorn. She will show you around from her perspective as an artist and art teacher.

Exhibition

Set Stage Screen: Realities of Postproduction

19 Mar — 28 Jun 2020

 Set Stage Screen: Realities of Postproduction investigates how contemporary video culture operates as a public space for consumerism, activism and emancipation, by exposing existing realities and by imagining alternatives.

Conversation

Dalang Fever 3. How data can empower a migrant society

Shenzhen Architecture Biennale

Thu 19 Mar 2020, 19:30 — 21:00

Migrants are an often unheard and ignored group in Chinese society. Dalang Fever 3 develops a methodology in which data on the questions and needs of migrants can be better incorporated in design processes in rapidly changing urban areas such as the Dalang neighbourhood in Shenzhen. How can this data research lead to a sharper formulation of the relevant design questions and solutions?

Conversation

Decentering the Institution. Challenges, Mistakes & Responsibilities

The Hoodie Unravelled

Fri 20 Mar 2020, 19:30 — 21:30

The concepts of diversity and inclusiveness have come to the fore in recent years, yet we have seen little or no structural change in the staffing of cultural institutions. We do, however, see an increasing number of cultural institutions attempting to attract new target groups (IE young audiences with migrant backgrounds) by means of countless, but always only temporary, innovations. What are the implications of this? Whose lived experiences are put in the spotlight, and who benefits from them?

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Shahaila

Sun 22 Mar 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Shahaila Winklaar. She will show you around from her perspective as an artist and lawyer.

Conversation, Lecture

The Centaur Model?

Bot Club

Thu 26 Mar 2020, 19:30 — 21:00

Bot Club investigates the possibilities of Garri Kasparov's Centaur model as a metaphor for healthy working relations between humans and artificial intelleigences. Human-AI relations are complicated and often downright disfunctional. At this Bot Club the aim is to bring the myths, technologies and politics of human-AI relations closer together - from a position of mutual respect, yet aware of each other's shortcomings. 

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Asha

Sun 29 Mar 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Asha Capella. She will show you around from her perspective as a culinary and creative advisor.

Conversation

On Redesigning a Classic

The Hoodie Unravelled

Thu 02 Apr 2020, 19:30 — 21:30

To conclude The Hoodie Unravelled series, we investigate what makes the hoodie a timeless classic together with renowned high-fashion streetwear designers. What is involved in redesigning, reinterpreting and reinventing the hoodie, and what is needed to keep new designs interesting and innovative?

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Joëlle

Sun 05 Apr 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Joëlle Hoogendoorn. She will show you around from her perspective as an artist and art teacher.

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Pia

Sun 12 Apr 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Pia Canales. She will show you around from her perspective as a professional observer and hyper-curious art lover.

Symposium

Nothing is Automatic

Symposium

Fri 17 Apr 2020, 09:30

 The symposium will ask how to view and trace the impact and historical interconnections of technologies, social ideals, and legal and computational protocols that have managed humans, their time, their labor, and their behavior.

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Pia

Sun 19 Apr 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Pia Canales. She will show you around from her perspective as a professional observer and hyper-curious art lover.

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Florian

Sun 26 Apr 2020, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibition(s) during a Sunday Stroll with Florian van Zandwijk. He will show you around from his perspective as a designer.

Excursion, Conversation, Opening

Venice Biennale

Members' Trip

20 May — 22 May 2020

Het Nieuwe Instituut is offering an exclusive three day trip to attend La Biennale di Venezia from Wednesday 20 until Friday 22 May 2020.