2017
03
May

Design duo Formafantasma presents their research into global ore flows, from overground mining to e-waste. In conversation with curator Natasha Hoare, they will investigate the relationship of designers and institutions in highlighting the landscape of mining and manufacture. This dialogue will question the “immateriality” in digital design enabled by metal ores. Moderated by Tamar Shafrir (Het Nieuwe Instituut).

Past events

2017
13
Apr

This performative evening takes as its subject the perceived identity of the moving body in today's networked space of outward appearance. This will be explored through a series of acting exercises for motion capture technology performed by Gareth Taylor, in which the audience is encouraged to participate.

2017
03
Apr

Professor of Anthropology Rosalind C. Morris examines the social life and aftermath of matter. Specifically, she will give a reading of the conflict mineral Gold through various formats, including film and text. With a response by Het Nieuwe Instituut fellow Füsun Türetken.

2017
23
Mar
19:30 – 21:30
Het Nieuwe Instituut

This evening brought together Rotterdam-based designer Chris Kabel, who conceived the exhibition Designing the Surface during his fellowship at Het Nieuwe Instituut, designer and digital artist Lucy Hardcastle, Jurrien Brouwer from Philips, and design critic Alice Rawsthorn.

2017
16
Mar

CCA chief curator Giovanna Borasi and artist Nabil Ahmed will present their recent work on the relation between architecture, territory and health, followed by an open conversation with Andrea Bagnato (research fellow at HNI). In this Reading Room, historical examples will be put in a dialogue with recent epidemics to explore infectious diseases from a spatial point of view.

2017
25
Jan
10:00 – 18:00
 

This symposium invites a stellar and diverse crew of artists and writers to speak for, perform around, and converse about objects, in order to build a more nuanced, intricate, and collective reading.

2016
08
Sep
20:00 – 22:00
 

Our body is both our strength and our weakness. It is the thing with which we express and live our notion of ‘self’, but also what confines us: the body is the instrument through which society, politics and the state define us and impose identity. With, among others, Jos de Mul, professor in Philosophical Anthropology at the Erasmus University, designer Simone C. Niquille and artist Philippine Hoegen.

2016
16
Jun

On Thursday June 16th Het Nieuwe Instituut celebrates the kick-off of the Fellowship Programme 2016. The four selected fellows Andrea Bagnato, Simone Niquille, Noam Toran and Füsun Türetken will present their research proposals in the form of a conversation.

Fellowship programme
Philip Schütte, Ottokaan and Sascha Landshoff

This project is part of the programme track Partner projects and the folder Research.

The fellowship programme of Het Nieuwe Instituut hosts international practitioners and researchers in the fields of architecture, design, and digital culture