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. Curator Natasha Hoare and artist Giuseppe Licari will join the discussion. 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
08
Feb

Het Nieuwe Instituut participated in the Future Force Conference, organised by the Netherlands Ministry of Defence, which took place in the Hague on 9 February 2017. The Future Force Conference is a highly innovative international networking conference addressing the theme: From partnerships to ecosystems: combining our efforts for a more secure world. Het Nieuwe Instituut contributed to the conference with two breakout sessions under the title Base of the Future and with speakers such as Malkit Shoshan, Jan Willem Petersen, Ekim Tan and Marina Otero Verzier.

2016
24
Nov

Femke Snelting reads computer code from a cyberfeminist perspective, noting the cultural assumptions and blind spots behind the programming. With the audience she will read the BioVision Hierarchy standard for motion capture. What assumptions about the human body does it conceal? What effect do these have when movement is translated into code?

2016
13
Oct

In cities like London, New York and even in less privatised Amsterdam, housing is becoming more and more limited and expensive. In this Reading Room architect Jack Self will read ‘domestic time’ to uncover unexpected strategies to renegotiate the home into a place for living instead of an object for speculation.

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.

2016
12
May

This Reading Room, led by Cooking Sections, combined a performative dinner with a critical reading of the food system. What impact do our food choices have on climate and ecology in particular?

2015
17
Dec
20:00 – 22:00
 

In this edition of Reading Room Michelle Provoost and Wouter Vanstiphout examined the spatial implications of the immigration crisis.

2015
26
Nov

We are more than ever aware how we are continuously monitored and how our data are being mined, stored, and analyzed. How can agency be reclaimed in the face of the contemporary security apparatus? With artist Paolo Cirio.

2015
08
Oct

In an age in which the writing of fashion history has been relegated to the PR departments of fashion houses, Het Nieuwe Instituut attempts to construct an open canon of Dutch fashion. Guus Beumer, artistic director of the Temporary Fashion Museum, takes the Reading Room public on a journey through Dutch fashion history.

Marina Otero
Tamar Shafrir, Klaas Kuitenbrouwer, Katia Truijen, Marten Kuijpers
k.truijen@hetnieuweinstituut.nl
Jan Robert Leegte