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Agency, Research, Exhibition

I See That I See What You Don't See

XXII Triennale di Milano 2019

Agency, Research, Exhibition

01 Mar — 29 Dec 2019

In Milan, Het Nieuwe Instituut presents I See That I See What You Don’t See, the official Dutch contribution to the XXII Triennale di Milano from 1 March to 1 September 2019 and from 5 October on in Rotterdam (official opening 12 October at 19:00).

 

Archive, Research, Exhibition

Neuhaus

Archive, Research, Exhibition

19 May — 15 Sep 2019

Starting in the Spring of 2019, 100 years after the foundation of Bauhaus, Het Nieuwe Instituut transforms into Neuhaus, a temporary transdisciplinary academy for more-than-human knowledge. Het Nieuwe Instituut joins the worldwide celebration of the Bauhaus centenary not by glorifying the historical achievements of this legendary school, but rather by reactivating and embodying its original spirit.

Research, Exhibition

Malware: Symptoms of Viral Infection

Exhibition

Research, Exhibition

05 Jul — 10 Nov 2019

The exhibition Malware, curated by Bas van de Poel and Marina Otero Verzier, focusses on the most infamous examples of computer viruses. These form the starting point for an exploration of questions of security, warfare and geopolitics in times of rapid technological advance. 

Tour

Aquarian Gardens soundwalk

In The New Garden

19 May — 15 Sep 2019

A guided meditation created by artist Annika Kappner invites the visitor to explore the (bio) diversity and complexity of The New Garden.

Exhibition

Malware - Symptoms of Viral Infection

Exhibition

04 Jul — 10 Nov 2019

The exhibition Malware, curated by Bas van de Poel and Marina Otero Verzier, focusses on the most infamous examples of computer viruses. These form the starting point for an exploration of questions of security, warfare and geopolitics in times of rapid technological advance.

Exhibition

Bauhaus Lessons

Exhibition

23 Jul — 10 Nov 2019

Bauhaus Lessons highlights the work of teachers and students at the Bauhaus and educational institutions inspired by the German school. Bauhaus Lessons draws upon materials by Bauhaus students - or Bauhäusler– such as Lotte Stam-Beese and teachers such as Mart Stam and Johan Niegeman from the collection of Het Nieuwe Instituut.  

Exhibition

bauhaus imaginista - collected research

Goethe Instituut X Neuhaus

19 Aug — 15 Sep 2019

How does the Bauhaus relate to the contemporary global world? Dive into the world of bauhaus imaginista: read, look and collect texts and images and print out your personal Bauhaus research to take home with you.

Workshop

The New Domestic Science School

Heleen Klopper X Neuhaus

Wed 21 Aug 2019, 11:00 — 17:00

Help us to design ‘The New Domestic Science School’ where ‘learning by doing’ is the way to transform how we care for our homes, our food, our belongings and the planet.

Conversation

Hangout #4: Charlie Koolhaas

Just Hanging Out

Thu 22 Aug 2019, 13:00 — 18:00

Big Nate, from Smells Good in the Hood, lays on a delicious daytime barbecue in The New Garden, featuring soul food from all over the world. While enjoying the garden barbecue, you can discover the stories of The New Garden’s visitors together with Charlie Koolhaas, the host of this edition of Just Hanging Out. Just Hanging Out investigates public space in Rotterdam, and in particular the space of The New Garden.

Conversation, Lecture, Workshop

School for the Apocalypse

House of Being X Neuhaus

Fri 23 Aug 2019, 11:00 — 17:00

In this age of impending apocalypse, each of us is called upon to look for alternative ways of living, and possibly also ways of dying. 

Conversation

Hangout #5: Festival Magia

Just Hanging Out

Sat 24 Aug 2019, 13:00 — 17:00

Big Nate, from Smells Good in the Hood, lays on a delicious daytime barbecue in The New Garden, featuring soul food from all over the world. While enjoying the garden barbecue, you can discover the stories of The New Garden’s visitors together with Festival Magia, the hosts of this edition of Just Hanging Out.

 

Tour

Aquarian Gardens meditation

Annika Kappner X Neuhaus

Sat 24 Aug 2019, 14:00 — 15:00

Artist Annika Kappner invites visitors to a meditation session, followed by an exploration of the rich biodiversity of The New Garden.

Conversation

Hangout #6: Malique Mohamud & Concrete Blossom

Just Hanging Out

Sun 25 Aug 2019, 13:00 — 18:00

Big Nate, from Smells Good in the Hood, lays on a delicious daytime barbecue in The New Garden, featuring soul food from all over the world. While enjoying the garden barbecue, you can discover the stories of The New Garden’s visitors together with Malique Mohamud & Concrete Blossom, the host of this edition of Just Hanging Out. Just Hanging Out investigates public space in Rotterdam, and in particular the space of The New Garden.

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Joëlle

Sun 25 Aug 2019, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Neuhaus during a Sunday Stroll with Joëlle Hoogendoorn. She will show you around the academy from her perspective as an artist and art teacher.

Soon

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.

Workshop

Summer Course: Other Voices

Lisette Smits X Neuhaus

27 Aug — 30 Aug 2019

On four consecutive days, Lisette Smits will lead a detailed examination of voices from different cultures, paying attention to voices from both religious and secular contexts.    

Workshop

The New Domestic Science School

Heleen Klopper X Neuhaus

Wed 28 Aug 2019, 11:00 — 17:00

Help us to design ‘The New Domestic Science School’ where ‘learning by doing’ is the way to transform how we care for our homes, our food, our belongings and the planet.

Workshop

Sugar: A Cosmology

Nadine Botha X Neuhaus

Sun 01 Sep 2019, 14:00 — 17:00

This series of workshops will delve deeper into the meaning of sugar and develop new, alternative meanings.

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Bas

Sun 01 Sep 2019, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Neuhaus during a Sunday Stroll with Bas van der Kruk. He will show you around the academy from his perspective as a performer, writer and artist.

Conversation, Lecture, Workshop

A History of the World by the Algae

Johanna Weggelaar X Neuhaus

Wed 04 Sep 2019, 10:00 — 16:00

In this first workshop, we will write and visualize another history of the world that forces us, humans, to think in different timeframes, space scales and evolution strategies by adopting an algae perspective. This series of three workshops aims at exploring the history and role of the algae and at investigating our relationships with these organisms.

Workshop

The New Domestic Science School

Heleen Klopper X Neuhaus

Wed 04 Sep 2019, 11:00 — 17:00

Help us to design ‘The New Domestic Science School’ where ‘learning by doing’ is the way to transform how we care for our homes, our food, our belongings and the planet.

Workshop

Proxies on Trial

Studio Cream on Chrome X Neuhaus

Wed 04 Sep 2019, 13:00 — 17:00

(Workshop)

Proxies on Trial puts everyday objects in the dock. They are accused of ‘crimes’ such as climate change, financial crises or 90s music. The result is a fictional debate about how to deal with complex cases of (partly non-human) collective authorship.

Conversation, Lecture, Workshop

Algae Manifesto

Johanna Weggelaar X Neuhaus

Thu 05 Sep 2019, 13:00 — 17:00

We will write an Algae Manifesto to praise the human – algae dialogue. This series of three workshops aims at exploring the history and role of the algae and at investigating our relationships with these organisms.

Conversation

International Clinic

Thu 05 Sep 2019, 16:00 — 18:00

Do you have definite plans to expand your design practice abroad? Are you intending to submit an application for financing to the Grant Programme for Internationalization at the Creative Industries Fund NL? And are you curious to hear what, subsequently, the Dutch embassy might be able to do for your project abroad? Then come along to the International Clinic at Het Nieuwe Instituut on Thursday, 5 September, 2019, from 4 to 6 pm.

Workshop

Eva Bullens and Floortje Zonneveld – The Slow Adventure

Thursday Night Workshop

Thu 05 Sep 2019, 19:30 — 21:30

Artists Eva Bullens and Floortje Zonneveld invite participants in The Slow Adventure to explore the natural world around us creatively with our bodies. This leads us collectively to new insights and new knowledge about who we are as people and as (a part of) nature.

Lecture

Water Matter

WaterSchool X Neuhaus

Thu 05 Sep 2019, 19:30 — 21:00

A lecture evening about water curated by Rianne Makkink (WaterSchool). Together with physician and researcher Yuka Mizusawa (the message of water) and artist and designer Aliki van der Kruijs (water as design element), she will explore the properties and agency of water.

 

Film, Conversation, Lecture

reDesigning Affect Space

JARD x Neuhaus

Thu 05 Sep 2019, 19:30 — 21:30

This Thursday Night Live! presents findings from the reDesigning Affect Space public research. Affect Space is a spatial model for analysing the interplay between urban public space with mobile technology and the affective intensities that are generated by mediated and embodied exchanges.

Performance

Proxies on Trial

Studio Cream on Chrome X Neuhaus

Thu 05 Sep 2019, 20:00 — 21:30

(Performance)

Proxies on Trial puts everyday objects in the dock. They are accused of ‘crimes’ such as climate change, financial crises or 90s music. The result is a fictional debate about how to deal with complex cases of (partly non-human) collective authorship.

Film, Conversation, Opening

Geographies of Freedom - Countering the persistent myth of the Netherlands as the epitome of freedom

Conversation and film screening

Thu 05 Sep 2019, 20:00 — 22:00

A gathering on the foundational myths of Dutch freedom and the question of what practices are required in the making and maintaining of ‘spaces of freedom’.

Workshop

Contracts between Humans and Collective Bodies of Non-humans

Zoöp X Neuhaus

Fri 06 Sep 2019, 10:00 — 17:00

In the fourth in a series of zoöp workshops, participants work out the framework and types of contracts that establish the mode of collaboration between the human partners of the zoöp and the foundation that acts on behalf of the non-human partners.

Conversation, Lecture, Symposium, Workshop

Summer School for the Apocalypse: 'Apocalypse Camp'

House of Being X Neuhaus

06 Sep — 08 Sep 2019

The House of Being in collaboration with Neuhaus is proud to present the School for the Apocalypse. This year as a part of the celebration of the 100 years’ anniversary of the Bauhaus; a codification of ‘the modern’ in a pedagogy that could produce the new world, the School for the Apocalypse will explore what the curriculum for a post-human living and design would be in our current era.

Excursion, Tour

Far Is Near

PolakVanBekkum X Neuhaus

Fri 06 Sep 2019, 14:00 — 16:30

Listen to the city in a different way. During this walk through Rotterdam, PolakVanBekkum let you experience what it’s like to listen with ears that are further apart than you’re used to. A spatial experience simulating that of large objects in the city: a different reality.

Film

Two Stones

Film screening

Fri 06 Sep 2019, 20:00 — 21:30

Wendelien van Oldenborgh presents her film Two Stones for its Rotterdam premiere, after its screening this spring in bauhaus imaginista at Berlin's Haus der Kulturen der Welt. The artist speaks with cultural historian Hanneke Oosterhof, who features in the film, and who recently published a biography of the architect and Rotterdam city planner Lotte Stam-Beese - a recurring figure in Van Oldenborgh's work. The conversation is led by Saskia van Stein, curator and director of Bureau Europa, a platform for architecture and design.

Workshop

Under the Same Sun :: A Collective Blueprint

Carolin Lange and Dico Kruijsse X Neuhaus

Sat 07 Sep 2019, 11:00 — 16:00

Under the Same Sun :: A Collective Blueprint invites participants to collectively investigate how sunlight informs our environment in space and time.

Excursion, Tour

Far Is Near

PolakVanBekkum X Neuhaus

Sat 07 Sep 2019, 14:00 — 16:30

Listen to the city in a different way. During this walk through Rotterdam, PolakVanBekkum let you experience what it’s like to listen with ears that are further apart than you’re used to. A spatial experience simulating that of large objects in the city: a different reality.

Conversation, Performance

CANCELLED: Amenti Gathering

Amenti MoveMeant X Neuhaus

Sun 08 Sep 2019, 13:00 — 17:00

The Amenti Gathering offers community, connection, exchange, wisdom and love, all of which help us to better understand, broaden and deepen ourselves and the world. Guest speakers and artists share their knowledge on the theme of the evening with those present. Come, learn, enjoy, share and go deep! 

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Pia

Sun 08 Sep 2019, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Neuhaus during a Sunday Stroll with Pia Canales. She will show you around the academy from her perspective as a professional observer and hyper-curious art lover.

Workshop

The New Domestic Science School

Heleen Klopper X Neuhaus

Wed 11 Sep 2019, 11:00 — 17:00

Help us to design ‘The New Domestic Science School’ where ‘learning by doing’ is the way to transform how we care for our homes, our food, our belongings and the planet.

Conversation, Lecture, Workshop

Designing Algae Encounters

Johanna Weggelaar X Neuhaus

Thu 12 Sep 2019, 13:00 — 17:00

In this third workshop, we will design prototypes or experiences for physical encounters with algae. This series of three workshops aims at exploring the history and role of the algae and at investigating our relationships with these organisms.

Symposium

Organic architecture

Mini symposium

Thu 12 Sep 2019, 14:00 — 17:00

A mini symposium about organic architecture from historical and recent perspectives. We will talk with a group of architects, designers, landscape architects and artists who organized meetings on architecture, nature and art in the 1970s and 1980s.

Lecture

Beyond the Cover: WoZoCo (MVRDV)

Lecture & Discussion

Thu 12 Sep 2019, 19:30 — 21:30

Beyond the Cover explores the stories behind a selection of seminal buildings. The series invites architects to go beyond the familiar imagery by contextualizing a single building in relation to regulations, finance, and policies, making visible the political, economic, and social relations that constructed architecture embodies. For this iteration, Jacob van Rijs, co-founder of MVRDV, will use the WoZoCo project (1997) as a lens to reflect upon the changing conditions of architecture practice.

 

Lecture

The Community Centre

Archive Explorations

Thu 12 Sep 2019, 19:30 — 21:30

In recent years a lot has happened in the area of ​​community centres. After restrictive measures caused spending cuts and closures, they are back on the rise. These buildings act as centres for educational and recreational activities for the neighbourhood, as well as being multi-purpose buildings. With their resurgence, the typology and identity of these buildings is in the spotlight again, from the creativity of their designed spaces to their commissioning and sustainable financial models.

 

Conversation

Redesigning the Designer

Education beyond human-centred design

Fri 13 Sep 2019, 14:00 — 17:00

Education meeting in which people from the worlds of design and education will discuss the future of (design) education beyond human-centred design and the role that Het Nieuwe Instituut can play in this.

Excursion, Conversation, Lecture

Multispecies Studio Visit

Studio Visits

Fri 13 Sep 2019, 17:00 — 19:30

This special iteration of Studio Visits initiates a cross-pollination of multiple Rotterdam-based studios involved with multispecies approaches to the design practice in the city.

Excursion, Tour

Far Is Near

PolakVanBekkum X Neuhaus

Sat 14 Sep 2019, 11:00 — 13:30

Listen to the city in a different way. During this walk through Rotterdam, PolakVanBekkum let you experience what it’s like to listen with ears that are further apart than you’re used to. A spatial experience simulating that of large objects in the city: a different reality.

Excursion, Tour

Far Is Near

PolakVanBekkum X Neuhaus

Sat 14 Sep 2019, 14:30 — 17:00

Listen to the city in a different way. During this walk through Rotterdam, PolakVanBekkum let you experience what it’s like to listen with ears that are further apart than you’re used to. A spatial experience simulating that of large objects in the city: a different reality.

Workshop

Water Dowsing

De Vroede Vrouw X Neuhaus

Sun 15 Sep 2019, 12:30 — 16:30

In this workshop led by De Vroede Vrouw (The Midwife), you will learn about the ancient art of dowsing or water divination. The workshop is part of the Water Matter programme, curated by Rianne Makkink (WaterSchool), which explores the knowledge contained in water within the context of Neuhaus, Academy for more-than-human knowledge.

Children and Families, Tour

Sunday Stroll with Joëlle

Sun 15 Sep 2019, 14:00 — 15:00

Discover Neuhaus during a Sunday Stroll with Joëlle Hoogendoorn. She will show you around the academy from her perspective as an artist and art teacher.

Tour

Aquarian Gardens live Soundwalk

Annika Kappner X Neuhaus

Sun 15 Sep 2019, 14:00 — 15:00

The soundwalk invites you to explore the (bio) diversity and complexity of The New Garden through the sensorial; to engage with The New Garden through the body as a space to connect to the feminine qualities of receptivity and coexistence to access other, more-than-human, possibilities of knowing and being. With an introduction and Q&A with Annika Kappner.

Lecture

Nature-Inclusive Design in the City

Book launch

Thu 19 Sep 2019, 17:00 — 19:30

A double booklaunch initiates a cross-pollination between two recently published guidebooks to nature-inclusive design in the city: the Frist Guide to Nature Inculsive Design by Maike van Stiphout, and Making Urban Nature by De Natuurlijke Stad (Piet Vollaard, Jacques Vink, and Niels de Zwarte). This event is organized together with NAi Booksellers and will be moderated by Marieke Berkers.

Conversation

How was it? A summary of all the conferences you had to miss

Night Shift

Thu 19 Sep 2019, 19:00 — 21:00

Europe has a thriving cultural conference scene. You could attend an inspiring event almost every month. In theory, that is. The reality for most museum staff and freelancers is of course: No time. No money. But fear not! Night Shift will kick off the new cultural season with a summary of the most fun, interesting and inspirational conferences that took place in Europe this year.

Conversation

Ghostwriting Files!

Onomatopee X Neuhaus

Thu 19 Sep 2019, 19:30 — 21:00

The Ghostwriter is an individual who writes content under someone else’s name, obscuring their authorship in exchange for pay. By outsourcing his project to cheap and anonymous labour forces on freelance platforms such as Fiverr, Stefan Stefansson exposes the shifting position of the graphic designer within the current economic climate; one where labour is increasingly outsourced, delegated, masked and displaced.

Lecture

Futures.gcc

Vertical Atlas

Thu 19 Sep 2019, 20:00 — 22:00

Vertical Atlas is a research project in five chapters, aimed at the creation of a new atlas to navigate the complex techno-geographies of the world today. The fourth edition: Futures.gcc, focusses on the Arab states of the Persian Gulf. These position themselves as competing digital, corporate service platforms and each brand themselves with their own futuristic architecture, megacities, investment opportunities and visions of artificial futures.

 

Lecture

Queer Houses and Places

Archive Explorations

Thu 26 Sep 2019, 19:30 — 21:00

Are there places designed for or by queer communities? Or is it mainly a history of communities appropriating spaces? Together with archivist Alfred Marks, the State Archive for Architecture and Urban Planning will be viewed from a queer perspective. Dirk van den Heuvel discusses the results of his ongoing research into queerness in architecture, and Aad Koster takes you into Rotterdam's queer history.

Exhibition

I See That I See What You Don't See

05 Oct — 29 Dec 2019

In a world that is always switched on, the traditional dichotomy between day and night no longer seems relevant in terms of productivity, while the experience of clear, starry skies has become a rarity. The Dutch contribution to the XXII Triennale di Milano takes the complex relationships between light and dark, between seeing and not seeing, as a starting point for an exploration of their conflicting effects on humans, the Earth and other organisms. On show in Rotterdam from 5 October 2019, official opening 12 October at 19:00.

Exhibition

Spirits in the Material World

10 Oct — 31 Dec 2019

In Spirits in the Material World, artist Heman Chong reflects on spaces that exist in the grey, the darkness; the slippages into the netherworld. The installation is on view in Het Nieuwe Instituut from 10 October 2019 to 31 December 2019.

Symposium

What You Don't See

Symposium

Sat 12 Oct 2019, 14:00 — 18:00

The What You Don’t See symposium is part of I See That I See What You Don’t See part II, a sequel to the exhibition during the XXII International Triennale di Milano. Following the symposium the exhibition will be officially opened.

Opening

I See That I See What You Don't See

Opening in Rotterdam

Sat 12 Oct 2019, 19:00 — 23:00

Het Nieuwe Instituut presents I See That I See What You Don’t See, the official Dutch contribution to the XXII Triennale di Milano (on show from 1 March to 1 September 2019). Opening in Rotterdam: 12 October 2019.

Exhibition

Animal Encounters

From parrot perch to systems theory

13 Oct 2019 — 26 Jan 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

Open Archive

Talent development and presentation

31 Oct 2019 — 05 Jan 2020

Reuse of digital collections in museums and archives produces new stories in potentially surprising, innovative forms. Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision invite makers to create new work using archive items from their digital collections. 

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.

 

Excursion, Opening, Symposium

Architecture Triennale & Art on Display in Lisbon

Members' Trip

08 Nov — 09 Nov 2019

Het Nieuwe Instituut is offering an exclusive opportunity for Members to attend the Lisbon Architecture Triennale and the Art on Display 1949-69 exhibition opening at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon on 8 and 9 November 2019. 

Symposium

Architecture and Democracy 1965-1989: Urban Renewal, Populism and the Welfare State

Conference 2019

20 Nov — 21 Nov 2019

This year's international conference of the Jaap Bakema Study Centre focuses on the years 1965 to 1989, in which welfare state arrangements were contested on both left and right, by counterculture movements and the rise of populism. While government institutions sought a proper response, urban renewal and city repair became a new field of work for architects and planners.

Lecture

Open Architecture as Radical Democracy: Gentle Urban Renewal of Berlin-Kreuzberg

Keynote lecture

Thu 21 Nov 2019, 19:00 — 20:30

Esra Akcan is the keynote speaker for the Jaap Bakema Study Centre conference 2019 Architecture and Democracy 1965-1989: Urban Renewal, Populism and the Welfare State. Akcan’s research explores the concept of ‘open architecture’ through the thorough investigation of the urban renewal of Kreuzberg, Berlin’s immigrant neighbourhood, in the 1980s.

Exhibition

The Hoodie

30 Nov 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.