A Speculative Archive for Dutch Design16 APRIL 2018
Het Nieuwe Instituut evokes the image of a possible design archive, and thus creates a means to stimulate the involvement of various parties in the process, from the national government to the general public.
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science invests 11 million euros in architectural collection at Het Nieuwe Instituut13 MARCH 2018
This one-off injection affords a potentially decisive impulse for the preservation and restoration of the national collection and the acceleration of the current digitalisation and accessibilisation of the archive.
Automated Landscapes at Art Basel26 FEBRUARY 2018
On 31 March 2018 Het Nieuwe Instituut presents Automated Landscapes as part of the Conversations series of Art Basel in Hong Kong. Speakers include Marina Otero Verzier (Het Nieuwe Instituut), Merve Bedir (Future+ Aformal Academy), Marisa Yiu (Design Trust Hong Kong), Aric Chen (M+ Hong Kong), Karel Eloot (tbc) (McKinsey & Company) and De Kai (HKUST).
Assignment First Round Prix de Rome Architecture 201823 JANUARY 2018
The new round of the Prix de Rome Architecture just started. The first round - Low Pressure - is an open competition that addresses a specific rural area in the province of Groningen. The shortlist will be announced mid April 2018. From the end of September / beginning of October the results will be exhibited at Het Nieuwe Instituut.
Loans to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam: designs for Nagele4 APRIL 2017
From 5 April 2017 the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is exhibiting various designs for the village of Nagele (1946-64), a village in the Noordoostpolder, from the collection of Het Nieuwe Instituut. Although designed to house only a few thousand agricultural workers, Nagele is a classic example of post-war modernist architecture and town planning: with extensive green areas; row housing; separation of living, working, leisure and traffic; and a contemporary shopping centre.
NWO Grant for embedded researcher in Critical Making4 APRIL 2017
The Critical Making NL consortium, consisting of Leiden University (Academy of Creative and Performing Arts), Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (Willem de Kooning Academy, Creating 010), Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, Waag Society in Amsterdam and West Den Haag, has been awarded a NWO grant for the project ‘Bridging Art, Design and Technology Through Critical Making'.
Het Nieuwe Instituut and Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, present a year-long partnership23 MARCH 2017
The joint cultural programme kicks off with the exhibition Control Syntax Rio, which opens on March 27, at Storefront.
Het Nieuwe Instituut supports campaign ‘Protect the European Union’7 MARCH 2017
Het Nieuwe Instituut is proud to partner with German fine-art photographer Wolfgang Tillmans and Jop van Bennekom and Gert Jonkers, founders of Fantastic Man, for the Protect the European Union campaign, in collaboration with De Balie (Amsterdam), Cookies, Foam (Amsterdam) and Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (Rotterdam). The campaign's focus is the protection of the EU against the current wildfire of political negativity.