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The New Haberdashery

Studio and workshops

Workshop

13 Sep 2015 — 11 Feb 2018

The New Haberdashery was established as part of the Temporary Fashion museum. It is a studio in which visitors can try their hand at making clothes and other textile products.

Exhibition

Finders Keepers

The Life of Things

Exhibition

08 Sep 2017 — 11 Feb 2018

As the curators of the exhibition Finders Keepers, the editors of the design and crafts magazine MacGuffin reveal the universe of the collector, bringing together objects from dozens of collections and exploring the collectors’ strategies, the aesthetic pleasure of collecting and the hidden life of things.

Agency, Exhibition

Letters to the Mayor

Agency, Exhibition

12 Jan — 11 Feb 2018

The exhibition Letters to the Mayor – Rotterdam is one of the results of a year-long collaboration on the theme of ‘City Forces’ between Het Nieuwe Instituut and Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York. A select group of local and international architects are invited to write a letter to Mayor Aboutaleb of Rotterdam, articulating some of the pressing questions and desires that, as architects, they believe play an important role in the political dimensions and decisions that drive the making of cities and territories.

Exhibition

Discreet Violence: Architecture and the French War in Algeria

Exhibition Gallery 3

08 Sep 2017 — 11 Feb 2018

Gallery 3 presents Discreet Violence: Architecture and the French War in Algeria, an exhibition by Samia Henni. During the Algerian Revolution (1954–1962), the French civil and military authorities profoundly reorganized Algeria’s urban and rural territory, drastically transformed its built environments, rapidly implanted new infrastructure, and strategically built new settlements in order to keep Algeria under French colonial rule and protect France’s interests in Algeria.

Exhibition

Archive Interpretations

Exhibition Gallery 2

08 Sep 2017 — 11 Feb 2018

Since 2014, Het Nieuwe Instituut has involved designers, artists and researchers in opening up its collection and entices them to explore the role of an archive in their work. Over the past four years, this initiative has resulted in some remarkable projects that have been presented at home and abroad, but not in the institute itself. Archive Interpretations offers the perfect context to now bring home four different projects.

Exhibition

Spatial Composition Sabine Marcelis

Installation Gallery 3

14 Oct 2017 — 11 Feb 2018

For the Cannes Film Festival Studio Sabine Marcelis designed a spatial composition that served as a meeting place for the international film industry. A variation on the composition is on show from 14 October 2017 in Gallery 3.

Exhibition

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Tapestries Christie van der Haak

Foyer

08 Nov 2017 — 12 Feb 2018

Three large tapestries made by Christie van der Haak.

Symposium, Exhibition, Workshop

Automated Landscapes at Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, Shenzhen

15 Dec 2017 — 15 Mar 2018

Het Nieuwe Instituut presents Automated Landscapes at the 7th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture in Shenzhen from 15 December 2017 - 15 March 2018.

Exhibition

A Tale of a Tub

Exhibition Gallery 3

19 Dec 2017 — 11 Feb 2018

Can citizenship – the right to belong somewhere – exist without nation states? This question underlies the latest film by Christopher Kulendran Thomas presented by A Tale of a Tub.

Exhibition

Cute

Pop-in expo

09 Jan — 28 Jan 2018

This pop-in expo shows the outcome of research by Sejoon Kim that looks at the proliferation of cute culture in East Asia. Graphic design by Suji Lee.

Exhibition

The Eyeslicer

Pop-in expo

23 Jan — 04 Feb 2018

The Eyeslicer is a nineties hangout with prominent tv screen that shows a movie marathon with the works of a new generation of alternative American moviemakers.

Lecture

Iza van Riemsdijk's collection of fly swatters

Finders Keepers: The Art of Finding lecture

Thu 25 Jan 2018, 19:00 — 19:45

The exhibition Finders Keepers, a ‘grande parade’ of collections, includes Iza van Riemsdijk’s collection of fly swatters. Her collection numbers more than 2500 examples from all around the world.

Lecture, Talk show

Brittle

BNO IMG LAB

Thu 25 Jan 2018, 20:00 — 22:00

After a busy and materialistic Christmas holiday, this first BNO IMG LAB evening of the new year presents a moment of reflection. A moment of silence, giving way to time and decay. With Precious Decay, Marjan Teeuwen, Imaginarium of Tears and Diana Scherer.

Workshop

Sashiko and Boro Stitching

Workshop with Textielfabrique

Sun 28 Jan 2018, 12:00 — 16:00

In this workshop, participants will receive background information about the techniques and try their hand at various stitches and designing their own Sashiko pattern.

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Research, Exhibition

WORK, BODY, LEISURE

Dutch Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

Research, Exhibition

26 May — 25 Nov 2018

With the title WORK, BODY, LEISURE the 2018 Dutch Pavilion addresses the spatial configurations, living conditions, and notions of the human body engendered by disruptive changes in labor ethos and conditions. The project seeks to foster new forms of creativity and responsibility within the architectural field in response to emerging technologies of automation.

Conversation, Lecture

Deconstructing the Ministry of Social Affairs and Robin Hood Gardens

Lecture and Conversation

Thu 01 Feb 2018, 19:30 — 21:00

An evening of speculation about alternative strategies for the reuse and preservation of architecture. Lionel Devlieger (Rotor), Suzanne Mulder (Het Nieuwe Instituut), Neil Bingham (Victoria & Albert Museum) and Dirk van den Heuvel (Jaap Bakema Study Centre) will discuss the subject in the context of the case of the Ministry of Social Affairs building and the Robin Hood Gardens building in London.

Performance

House Party in Maximum Overdrive

International Filmfestival Rotterdam

Thu 01 Feb 2018, 20:00 — 22:00

The IFFR organizes House Party in Maximum Overdrive, a movie marathon with live music afterwards. Watch the movie marathon in The Eyeslicer pop-in expo and be part of the after party with hip hop battles, DJ's and karaoke in collaboration with HipHopHuis.

Workshop

Visible Mending

Workshop

Sun 04 Feb 2018, 12:00 — 16:00

The New Haberdashery stands for a sustainable fashion industry in which following fleeting trends is replaced by a renewed focus on the craft of making and repairing clothing.

Conversation, Lecture

The Agency of Things

Design Dialogues

Thu 08 Feb 2018, 19:30 — 21:00

In the context of the exhibition Finders Keepers, Het Nieuwe Instituut is organizing a conversation between architect and design critic Sam Jacob and Louise Harpman addressing our obsessive and uncomfortable relationship with objects and new possibilities for design. Moderated by artist Hanna Mattes.

Film, Lecture, Performance

Building amidst Solitude

Architect J.B. van Loghem in Siberia

Thu 08 Feb 2018, 20:00 — 22:00

Accompanied by film footage and photographs from the 1920s, actors Stijn Westenend and Gonny Gaakeer read out passages from the correspondence of architect Han van Loghem and his wife Berthe Neumeijer about their time in the Siberian city of Kemerovo in 1926/1927. A film by Pim Zwier and the International Institute of Social History.

Workshop

Pleating

Workshop with Bakri Pleating

Sun 11 Feb 2018, 12:00 — 13:30

During this workshop you learn more about the background of the art of plissé. Afterwards, equipped with an iron and various moulds, you get to grips with this unique technique yourself.

Workshop

Pleating

Workshop with Bakri Pleating

Sun 11 Feb 2018, 14:00 — 15:30

During this workshop you learn more about the background of the art of plissé. Afterwards, equipped with an iron and various moulds, you get to grips with this unique technique yourself.

Conversation, Lecture

Legal Bots

Bot Club

Thu 15 Feb 2018, 19:30 — 21:00

In the legal field, automation is rife. Some lawyers claim that 99% of legal code can be computerized. Legal Bots looks at different attempts to fuse the law and programming language together. To what extent can we translate the spirit of the law into the letter of computer code? With Matthias Dobbelaere-Welvaert and Max Hamsphire.

Conversation, Lecture

How to cultivate product value over time?

KABK Value Futures

Thu 15 Feb 2018, 19:30 — 22:00

A Design discourse programme by the Master Industrial Design of the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague and design critic Ed van Hinte. Join the presentations and discussion with students, scientists, designers and design critics on Value Futures: How to cultivate product value over time?

Conversation, Lecture

The Human Insect

Lecture

Thu 01 Mar 2018, 19:30 — 21:00

Architecture theorist Mark Wigley unearths the far-reaching fusion of technology and the human being in the context of the exhibition The Human Insect: Antenna Architectures 1887-2017, which he curated. The exhibition, which will open on 1 March 2018 in Het Nieuwe Instituut, is the result of the 10th Premsela lecture on The Architecture of Radio, which Wigley gave in November 2014. 

Conversation, Lecture

Experimental Screen Based Design

Design Dialogues

Thu 08 Mar 2018, 19:30 — 21:00

In this Design Dialogue, Studio Harris Blondman, Studio Moniker and Future Corp explore the interface between graphic design and interaction design.

Conversation, Lecture

New Materials, New Business Models

Design Dialogues

Thu 22 Mar 2018, 19:30 — 21:00

Designers Bastiaan de Nennie, Heleen Klopper, Jo Meesters and Lilian van Daal talk about their business strategies for sustainable material innovation. This Design Dialogue is headed by Andrea van Pol.

Conversation, Lecture

They invented a new machine...

Venice Architecture Biennale event

Thu 26 Apr 2018, 19:30 — 21:00

An evening about the technologies and imaginaries of automation, with the teams selected through the Open Call for the Extended Program of the Dutch Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2018, jointly organized by Het Nieuwe Instituut and Creative Industries Fund NL. With Jane Chew, Northscapes Collective (Hamed Khosravi, Taneha K. Bacchin and Filippo laFleur), Paolo Patelli, Matthew Stewart, Giuditta Vendrame and Liam Young. Moderated by sociologist Willem Schinkel.