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Fragile drawings by Theo van Doesburg temporarily on show at the Belvedere, Vienna

12 FEBRUARY 2020

Two drawings by Theo van Doesburg of designs for Café Aubette will be exhibited at the Belvedere, Vienna, from 14 February to 1 June 2020. That these drawings can now be exhibited at all is entirely due to intensive research and conservation work carried out by the Disclosing Architecture restoration and conservation programme.

Six design teams selected for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia

19 DECEMBER 2019

Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Creative Industries Fund NL announce the six design teams selected from their open call for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. The open calls aim to promote knowledge and contribute to the development of research in the fields of architecture and urbanism. La Biennale takes place from 23 May to 29 November 2020.

Het Nieuwe Instituut presents three projects at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB) 2019

17 DECEMBER 2019

Het Nieuwe Instituut presents three projects at the eighth Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB) from December 2019 to March 2020 in Shenzhen: Automated Landscapes: Time, Cycles, Automata and Dalang Fever 3 and the symposium Tender Machines.

G/D THYSELF: Spirit Strategy on Raising Free Black Children

10 DECEMBER 2019

Het Nieuwe Instituut presents G/D THYSELF: Spirit Strategy On Raising Free Black Children, an installation by the international artist collective The Ummah Chroma (Terence Nance, Jenn Nkiru, Marc Thomas, Kamasi Washington, Bradford Young, with Lauri Faggioni and Erin Wile), in collaboration with International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR).

 

Who is We?

19 NOVEMBER 2019

Het Nieuwe Instituut, commissioner of the Dutch pavilion for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, presents the theme Multispecies Urbanism as the Netherlands' official contribution.

First public presentation of Open Archive during Dutch Design Week 2019

8 OCTOBER 2019

As part of the Open Archive project, Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision have selected artist/designer Oana Clitan, artist Guy Königstein and filmmaker Donna Verheijden to create new media works based on both institutions’ openly accessible digital collections. The works are being presented publicly for the first time during Dutch Design Week.

Architecture of Appropriation: On Squatting as Spatial Practice

3 SEPTEMBER 2019

Het Nieuwe Instituut presents the new publication Architecture of Appropriation. On Squatting as Spatial PracticeThe book marks the outcome of a long term research program and collective endeavor by Het Nieuwe Instituut.

Press

6 AUGUST 2019

This exhibition explores the role of a fashion garment as a socio-political carrier. The hoodie tells many stories - tales of social inequality, youth culture, subculture, police brutality, racism, privacy, fear and style. It is a garment that sparks a range of emotions, communicating all manner of social and cultural ideas and nuances depending on the gender, geography, age, conduct and ethnicity of the wearer and, in turn, the prejudices and politics of the viewer. Popularised by Champion in the 1930s, the hoodie was a practical solution for workmen; it is now, arguably, Western Fashion’s last truly political garment.

 

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