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Archive, Exhibition

Atelier Nelly and Theo van Doesburg

Archive, Exhibition

11 Jul 2020 — 10 Oct 2021

A new look at the work of Nelly and Theo van Doesburg is possible thanks to the restoration of their architecture archive. The exhibition recognises Nelly as a key figure in the consolidation of the reputation of Van Doesburg and De Stijl. 

Agency

Who is We?

the Dutch pavilion for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

Agency

22 May — 21 Nov 2021

Het Nieuwe Instituut, commissioner of the Dutch pavilion for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition  La Biennale di Venezia, presents the Netherlands' official contribution to the biennale: Who is We? The biennale will be open to the public from 22 May to 21 November 2021.

Archive, Research, Exhibition

Temporary House of Home

Archive, Research, Exhibition

04 Jul 2021 — 29 May 2022

With a multifaceted Temporary House of Home Het Nieuwe Instituut explores how our thinking about domestic interiors and design has evolved over the past decades. 

Exhibition

Designing the Social

100  years of idiosyncratic living in the Netherlands 

Exhibition

04 Jul 2021 — 07 Jul 2024

Designing the Social  is an exhibition exploring 100 years of socially driven, idiosyncratic ideas about living together. Sometimes out of idealism, often out of pure necessity, alternative design strategies were developed in the pursuit of an equal society.

Research, Exhibition

The Architecture of Staged Realities

Research, Exhibition

05 Sep 2021 — 27 Mar 2022

In this exhibition, on show at Het Nieuwe Instituut from September 2021, curator Saskia van Stein examines the influence of Disney’s films and thinking on today’s built environment and sense of identity.

Performance, Workshop

Borrow an EVJ Museum Bag!

Elisa van Joolen x Het Nieuwe Instituut

06 May — 06 Nov 2021

What happens to the idea of ​​value when an everyday consumable becomes an object to take care of, even when you don’t own it? In May 2021, designer Elisa van Joolen and Het Nieuwe Instituut will present the EVJ: the institute's first official museum bag, made from recycled melted plastic from disposable carrier bags. Users never own the EVJ, but take care of it for a time. Prospective borrowers can complete and sign a loan agreement via the website, in which they agree to adopt an EVJ bag for six months.

 

Children and Families

Criss, Cross, Who Is It That I Wish I Was?

05 Sep 2021 — 27 Mar 2022

The Design Deck at Het Nieuwe Instituut turns visitors into digital designers. In Criss, Cross, Who Is It That I Wish I Was? you can design your own wondrous world and the creatures that live in it. Your design is scanned, bringing it to life on a bigger screen where it imitates the craziest movements you can come up with.

Exhibition

It Enters Into What We Become

Gallery 3 By Morph.Love

11 Sep — 03 Oct 2021

Visitors to Het Nieuwe Instituut’s Gallery 3 are invited to lose themselves in a new exhibition by design collective Morph.Love that explores disorientation as an eternal state of becoming.

Conversation

New Babylon: Continuous Now

Kunstinstituut Melly x Het Nieuwe Instituut

Thu 30 Sep 2021, 17:00 — 20:00

Kunstinstituut Melly and Het Nieuwe Instituut are proud to co-present an evening programme of talks and parkour based on the legacy and 101-year anniversary of Constant Nieuwenhuys. The programme centres around Nieuwenhuys’ visionary Utopian architectural project New Babylon, as well as the landmark exhibition held in 1998/9 and curated by architecture historian Mark Wigley.

Tour

Sunday Stroll with Bas

Detour in Het Nieuwe Instituut

Sun 03 Oct 2021, 14:00 — 15:00

Join detour guide Bas van der Kruk for a free surprise Sunday Stroll on 3 October at 2pm. Will you explore the wonderful world of Walt Disney in The Architecture of Staged Realities? Or experience a century of social change in Designing the Social? Or perhaps you’ll investigate domestic design in the Temporary House of Home? Come along on Sunday to discover which of the exhibitions you’ll get to experience through Bas’s eyes.

Soon

Archive, Research, Exhibition

MVRDVHNI

The Living Archive of a Studio

Archive, Research, Exhibition

06 Nov 2021 — 04 Sep 2022

In the autumn of 2021, Het Nieuwe Instituut will present MVRDVHNI: The Living Archive of a Studio. This exhibition explores the archive of architecture office MVRDV. Het Nieuwe Instituut displays the MVRDV archive as a living entity in office spaces, rather than in museum galleries. As a working environment, the office is the place where ideas and projects move fluidly back and forth between present, past and future.

Workshop

NADD Workshop: Preserving Experience

Tue 05 Oct 2021, 16:30 — 18:00

How do you go about preserving lived experiences — whether virtual or real? On 5 October, the Network Archives Design and Digital Culture (NADD) is hosting a workshop outlining a number of strategies for preserving living memory. The workshop will examine case studies from the domains of oral history and virtual reality.

Exhibition

Variable Stiffness

Gallery 3 By Robotic Building Lab, TU Delft

07 Oct — 23 Oct 2021

Temporarily on show in Het Nieuwe Instituut’s Gallery 3 is the futuristic Variable Stiffness chaise longue.

Exhibition

Dammer

Gallery 3 By md2 & zs

07 Oct — 23 Oct 2021

Conceived as a game, Dammer is an interactive exhibition exploring current changes in the appropriation of public space due to Covid-19.

Conversation

Gathering 3: Accessing the (Trans)Institutional Archive

Collecting Otherwise

Thu 07 Oct 2021, 19:00 — 21:00

During the third public gathering of Collecting Otherwise, the audience is invited to join the conversation. Which alternative methodologies can enrich the archives of the National Collection for Dutch Architecture and Urban Planning? And how do we collect otherwise, including other points of view? Invited speakers Jos Boys (Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative/UCL) Mitchell Esajas, Nychenda Fecunda (The Black Archives), Aska Welford, Rika Theo (UvA) and Working Group members Micheal Karabinos and Harriet Rose Morley, will join the discussions on case studies presented during the event.

Conversation

Significant Content

Thursday Night Live!

Thu 07 Oct 2021, 20:00 — 21:45

Why are YouTube video titles often half capitalised? Will your TikTok video become more popular if you use a ring light? While content creators on social media are not usually awarded the status of film directors, musicians or designers, they nevertheless make a huge contribution to our daily media consumption and to digital culture. In the Significant Content event series, popular creators from various social media platforms talk about the artistry behind their work. This evening: Stefan Li (@TheSushiDragon) and Somi Lynda (@driplist).

 

Tour

Sunday Stroll with Pia

Detour through The Architecture of Staged Realities

Sun 10 Oct 2021, 14:00 — 15:00

Join us for a free Sunday Stroll on 10 October at 2pm. Detour guide Pia Canales will show you around the exhibition The Architecture of Staged Realities. Central to this exhibition is the influence that the work of Walt Disney has on our thinking and surroundings. Come along with professional observer Pia and discover this wonderful world from her point of view.

Conversation

Identity, Expression and Representation in Architecture

Staged Realities

Thu 14 Oct 2021, 19:30 — 21:00

Parallel to the exhibition The Architecture of Staged Realities, this event will delve deeper into mediation, identity and architecture. Architecture historian Léa-Catherine Szacka talks about mediated architecture, ideas and ideologies captured in a facade, and the narratives that play out in (real) architectural neighbourhoods. Architect and activist Adam Nathaniel Furman looks at the conditions of representation and how an alternative to heteronormative imagery influences the expressive facade.

Exhibition

EVJ x Het Nieuwe Instituut: Become an EVJ caretaker!

Dutch Design Week 2021

16 Oct — 24 Oct 2021

What happens to the idea of ​​value when an everyday consumable becomes an object to take care of, even when you don’t own it? Designer Elisa van Joolen and Het Nieuwe Instituut present the EVJ, the institute's first official museum bag. Users never own the EVJ, but take care of it for a time.

Performance, Exhibition

As Close As I Get

Home of Your Own Performances

Sat 16 Oct 2021, 12:00 — 15:00

For the second in the Home of Your Own series of installations, which is part of the Temporary House of Home exhibition, Francisca Khamis Giacoman presents As Close As I Get. Through regular ongoing performances or activations during the exhibition period, she will continue to develop the work. Materiality, ephemerality and access play a central part in her practice and relationship with home. As Close As I Get will be open from 16 September to 7 November, with performances on 18 September and 16 and 30 October.

Conversation

Reinterpreting Design Heritage

Dutch Design Week 2021

Tue 19 Oct 2021, 19:30 — 21:00

During Dutch Design Week 2021, the Network Archives Design and Digital Culture (NADD) is organising an event about using and reinterpreting design heritage. Experienced practitioners, including designers Bas van Beek and Brigitte Jansen, discuss the ways they use archive materials, and how they give them a new interpretation.

Children and Families

Verziensels

FamilieFest

Wed 20 Oct 2021, 11:00 — 17:00

Families can celebrate the autumn break in Het Nieuwe Instituut with FamilieFest: Verziensels. Be surprised by unexpected collaborations with architects, designers and artists. This time, FamilieFest revolves around the Disney exhibition, The Architecture of a Wonderful World.

Conversation, Lecture

Creative Holland Live #3: Perspective on Strategic Trade Fairs

Dutch Design Week 2021

Wed 20 Oct 2021, 16:00 — 18:30

The third in a series of hybrid on- and offline meetings for the Dutch creative industry, this edition of Creative Holland Live forms part of the Perspective on Design programme at Dutch Design Week. Public and private actors will discuss the future of this type of large-scale international event, the ‘strategic trade fairs’ that are central to the agenda. 

Conversation

STATEMENTS #3

Shay Kreuger x Het Nieuwe Instituut

Thu 21 Oct 2021, 20:00 — 21:00

In the talk show STATEMENTS, a collaboration between Shay Kreuger and Het Nieuwe Instituut, Shay talks to her guests about current issues. 

Tour

Sunday Stroll with Asha

Detour through Temporary House of Home and Designing the Social

Sun 24 Oct 2021, 14:00 — 15:00

Join detour guide Asha Capella on 24 October at 2pm for a free Sunday Stroll through the exhibitions Temporary House of Home and Designing the Social. Come along and discover the exhibitions from Asha’s point of view.

Conversation

Expansive Bodies: Contesting Design at Het Nieuwe Instituut

An Evening About the Book

Wed 27 Oct 2021, 19:30 — 21:00

Celebrate the publication of the book Expansive Bodies: Contesting Design at Het Nieuwe Instituut with the institute’s former artistic and general director Guus Beumer, its art director Maureen Mooren, author Brendan Cormier and others. The book is a richly illustrated overview of eight years of idiosyncratic exhibition design at Het Nieuwe Instituut. 

Conversation

The Minimum Dwelling

Social Talk #1

Thu 28 Oct 2021, 19:30 — 21:00

In the first event in the Social Talk series, we revisit the century-old concept of the ‘minimum dwelling’ in the light of today’s urgent housing shortage. Conditions and living patterns have radically shifted over the past 100 years, but could this historic formula be a solution to modern problems? With contributions by Golnar Abbasi and Arvand Pourabbasi (WORKNOT!), and Giovanna Borasi (director of CCA). The evening will be moderated by Tara Lewis.

Performance, Exhibition

As Close As I Get

Home of Your Own Performances

Sat 30 Oct 2021, 12:00 — 15:00

For the second in the Home of Your Own series of installations, which is part of the Temporary House of Home exhibition, Francisca Khamis Giacoman presents As Close As I Get. Through regular ongoing performances or activations during the exhibition period, she will continue to develop the work. Materiality, ephemerality and access play a central part in her practice and relationship with home. As Close As I Get will be open from 16 September to 7 November, with performances on 18 September and 16 and 30 October.

Tour

Sunday Stroll with Erik

Detour through The Architecture of Staged Realities

Sun 31 Oct 2021, 14:00 — 15:00

Join us for a free Sunday Stroll on 31 October at 2pm. Detour guide Erik Peters will show us around The Architecture of Staged Realities. Central to this exhibition is the influence that the work of Walt Disney has on our thinking and surroundings. Come along and discover the exhibition from Erik’s point of view.

Exhibition

Every Body in the Place

A Portrait of the Club

04 Nov 2021 — 23 Jan 2022

Photographer Amie Galbraith (UK), scenographer Karl Klomp (NL), artist and musician Gaika Tavares (UK) and artist and gardener Juha van 't Zelfde (NL) transform Gallery -1 of Het Nieuwe Instituut into a club for a few months. In their installation in the basement, they use various media to sketch a collective 'portrait' of club culture and the feeling of being one with the surroundings and each other. After a forced period without nightlife, visitors can (re)experience the togetherness and collective joy of music and dance.

Film, Conversation, Performance

Touch’M

Fri 05 Nov 2021, 19:00 — 21:00

Giovanni Maisto Ferreira and OTION present Touch'M: an event that aims to start a conversation about non-sexual intimacy between men as a catalyst for healing. For the event, which is based on the short film of the same name directed by Giovanni, the two artists join hands with Kunstinstituut Melly and Het Nieuwe Instituut to offer a space for anyone interested to join.

Workshop

No cover

Where the Wild Things Are

Workshop in Home of Mutispecies

Sat 13 Nov 2021, 13:00 — 15:30

In a workshop supervised by artist Frank Bruggeman, participants must create a small wilderness installation. Can they imitate something of the unpredictability and tension of nature, using what they’ve found on a walk in the woods (or in the garden or even at the supermarket), and then bring it home?

Workshop

No cover

Where the Wild Things Are

Workshop in Home of Mutispecies

Sun 14 Nov 2021, 13:00 — 15:30

In a workshop supervised by artist Frank Bruggeman, participants must create a small wilderness installation. Can they imitate something of the unpredictability and tension of nature, using what they’ve found on a walk in the woods (or in the garden or even at the supermarket), and then bring it home?