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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.

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.

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. 

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

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.

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

EVJ x Het Nieuwe Instituut: Take Home an EVJ!

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.

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.

Exhibition, Workshop

Capture / Display

Gallery 3 By Studio for Immediate Spaces

20 Oct — 31 Oct 2021

What happens when master’s students from Sandberg Instituut spend an intensive week in close contact with the collection and spaces of Het Nieuwe Instituut? 

Children and Families

Verziensels

FamilieFest

Wed 20 Oct 2021, 11:00 — 17:00

Families celebrate the autumn break in Het Nieuwe Instituut with FamilieFest: Verziensels. Be surprised by the activities and workshops revolving around the exhibition The Architecture of Staged Realities. Transform yourself into a Disney figure, create your own mobile with shapes, learn how to design with light and much more! 

Conversation, Lecture

Creative Holland Live #3: Go Far With Fairs

Dutch Design Week 2021

Wed 20 Oct 2021, 15:30 — 19:00

During Dutch Design Week the internationalisation platform Creative Holland organises a talk show to help cultural entrepreneurs achieve their international ambitions. What financing options does the government offer for those first steps abroad? Which international (design) fairs really matter? Would it be better to attend a trade fair, or on a trade mission? And how can embassies and consulates help? 

Conversation

STATEMENTS #3

Shay Kreuger x Het Nieuwe Instituut

Thu 21 Oct 2021, 20:00 — 21:00

In the third episode of STATEMENTS, Shay Kreuger is joined by Marjan Moed (theatre maker and single activist) and Ruben van Gaalen (researcher at the Statistics Netherlands) to discuss 'single design'. Together with Leila Lambrechts (sexologist) and Ferdi Sibbel (art director and stylist) Shay talks about sex & fashion. And in celebration of the Black Achievement Month in The Netherlands, she will be joined by Alida Dors (theatre maker and choreographer) and Brian Elstak (illustrator) to talk about Black creators in the creative field. With a special performance by Danielle Zawadi (writer and spoken word artist).

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.

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.

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.

Exhibition

GEM Z: The Farthest from Earth We’ve Ever Been

Gallery 3 By Current Obsession

30 Oct — 30 Nov 2021

The exhibition GEM Z: The Farthest from Earth We’ve Ever Been highlights works by nine transdisciplinary Generation Z makers.

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.

Conversation

Clothes for Progress: Doing Better Together

TNL! Design Dialogues

Thu 04 Nov 2021, 19:30 — 21:00

Together with fashion visionaries Clothes for Progress and POP Trading Company and artist Eddy Varekamp, this edition of Design Dialogues will focus on the idea of building and empowering a community for change. During the event, Clothes for Progress will launch its latest capsule collection. The evening will be moderated by Shaquille Joy.

Film, Conversation, Performance

Touch’M

Fri 05 Nov 2021, 20:00 — 22:00

Giovanni Maisto Ferreira and OTION present Touch'M: a series of events that aims to start a conversation about non-sexual intimacy between men as a catalyst for healing. The two artists join hands with Kunstinstituut Melly and Het Nieuwe Instituut to offer space for anyone interested to join. During the first day Giovanni and OTION organise an evening of conversations, performances and presentations at Het Nieuwe Instituut. The evening will be moderated by Aqueene Wilson (Fellow at Kunstinstituut Melly).

Conversation

Storytelling, Inclusivity and Multivocality

Staged Realities

Thu 11 Nov 2021, 19:30 — 21:00

Parallel to the exhibition The Architecture of Staged Realities, the second event in this series will delve deeper into storytelling, identity and multivocality (multiple voices). With contributions by visual artist Rachel Stella Jenkins, University of Toronto professor Nicholas Sammond, and architecture historian Lara Schrijver. The evening will be moderated by Hasna El Maroudi.

Workshop

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

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?

Film, Conversation

Forked Tongue

The One Minutes

Thu 02 Dec 2021, 20:00 — 21:00

The One Minutes Series for November and December is curated by artist Madison Bycroft. The selected videos are a response to Bycroft’s open call on the topic of doublespeak, duplicity and deception: Forked Tongue.