2018

Exhibition

Prix de Rome Architecture 2018

Exhibition

19 Oct 2018 — 10 Mar 2019

From 19 October onwards Het Nieuwe Instituut presents the work of the four nominees for the Prix de Rome Architecture 2018

Research, Exhibition

Speculative Design Archive

Research, Exhibition

19 Oct 2018 — 10 Mar 2019

With a temporary archive installation, Het Nieuwe Instituut speculates on the possible contents of an archive for design and digital culture from the Netherlands. Who will save what – and how, and why – for future generations? Together with its visitors, Speculative Design Archive uncovers the value of both acknowledged masterpieces and forgotten treasures.

Research

For the Record

Research

Mon 15 Oct 2018

For the Record investigates how contemporary video culture operates as a public space for consumerism, activism and emancipation, by exposing existing realities and by imagining alternatives.

Research

Burn-out

Research

Fri 12 Oct 2018

In 2018 Het Nieuwe Instituut embarks on a new programme around the theme of burnout. The initiative addresses the exhaustion of a growing number of human and other bodies, as a symptom of the presence of exploitative structure within society, throughout institutional, political and biological ecologies.

Research

Benno Premsela Lezing 2017: Paul B. Preciado

Research

Thu 27 Sep 2018

On 2 November 2017 philosopher, curator and transgender activist Paul B. Preciado gave the 2017 Benno Premsela Lecture. One of the leading thinkers in the study of gender and sexual politics, Preciado addressed architecture as a technology of subject production.

Research, Exhibition

WORK, BODY, LEISURE

Dutch Pavilion, Biennale Architettura 2018

Research, Exhibition

25 May 2018 — 10 Mar 2019

WORK, BODY, LEISURE, first conceived as the Dutch contribution to the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, addresses the spatial configurations, modes of living, and notions of the human body engendered by disruptive changes in labor ethos and conditions. The exhibition was on show in Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam from December 2018 to March 2019.

Exhibition

Steve Bannon: A Propaganda Retrospective

An exhibition project by Jonas Staal

Exhibition

20 Apr — 23 Sep 2018

Artist Jonas Staal presents the first retrospective of the films, cultural and political work of Stephen K. Bannon

Research, Exhibition

Dissident Gardens

Research, Exhibition

04 Mar — 23 Sep 2018

With Dissident Gardens, Het Nieuwe Instituut focuses on the most current expressions of the classic struggle between nature and culture. The programme includes a multi-part installation, a related exhibition (The Human Insect) and a series of lectures and debates.

Agency, Exhibition

Letters to the Mayor

Agency, Exhibition

12 Jan — 11 Feb 2018

The exhibition Letters to the Mayor  Rotterdam is one result of a year-long collaboration on the theme of ‘City Forces’ between Het Nieuwe Instituut and Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York. 66 architects and urbanists wrote 46 letters to the Mayor of Rotterdam. The letters were on show — together with audio recordings of the letters — from 12 January to 11 February 2018.

During the exhibition opening, Mayor of Rotterdam Ahmed Aboutaleb invited the letter writers to summarise the 46 letters in the 5 most pressing themes for the city of Rotterdam. These topics were presented in a meeting with the mayor and aldermen on March 4.

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.

Exhibition

The Other Architect

Exhibition

08 Sep 2017 — 07 Jan 2018

The exhibition The Other Architect, organised by the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal, explores the practice of various architects since the 1960s who have embraced a broader definition of their roles as designers. It showcases architecture’s potential to identify the urgent issues of our time, featuring 22 case studies that illustrate how international and often multidisciplinary groups invented and adopted new methods outside of traditional design practices.

Workshop

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.