Het Nieuwe Instituut will accept applications for three research fellowships. A pre-selection of applications will be made by the R&D department:

Katía Truijen
Digital Culture, Research & Development department

Katía Truijen is a media theorist based in Rotterdam. Since 2014, she has been developing programs in the field of digital culture within Het Nieuwe Instituut's Research department. Currently, she is assistant curator for WORK, BODY, LEISURE, the Dutch Pavilion at the Biennale Architettura 2018, and managing editor for the forthcoming publication Architecture of Appropriation: On Squatting as Spatial Practice (Het Nieuwe Instituut, 2018). Katía has published on digital culture and design for many leading cultural platforms in the Netherlands. She graduated from the M.A. in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam, and completed the Art & Research Honours Programme at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Previously, she taught at the University of Amsterdam, department of Media Studies, and the Netherlands Film Academy.

Marten Kuijpers
Landscape and Interior, Research & Development department

Marten Kuijpers is a Rotterdam-based architect and researcher. He studied architecture at the University of Technology in Eindhoven, where he graduated with a specialization in architecture theory and history. He has worked for several Dutch architectural practices. He curated the lectures and debates programme of the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI) between 2010 and 2013. Since 2013, Marten has developed the programme track Landscape & Interior within the R&D department of Het Nieuwe Instituut, primarily by curating exhibitions and discursive programs. He was the curator of the exhibitions Sicco Mansholt. A good European (2014) and Munich 1972 (2016).

Tamar Shafrir
Materials and Things, Research & Development department

Tamar Shafrir is a writer and designer based in Rotterdam. She works as a design researcher at Het Nieuwe Instituut, and as a lecturer on design and critical writing at the Design Academy Eindhoven and the Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam. Her writing has been published in magazines including Domus, Volume, Dirty Furniture, Disegno, and MacGuffin, as well as books including Printing Things, Open Source Architecture, SQM: The Quantified Home, and Symbolic Exchange. In 2013, she co-founded the studio Space Caviar with Joseph Grima in Genoa. Their projects have been exhibited at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, Vitra Design Museum, V&A, and Istanbul Design Biennial.

Klaas Kuitenbrouwer
Digital Culture, Research & Development department

Klaas Kuitenbrouwer combines a background in history, the arts and digital culture. He was trained as a historian, and also developed an art practice around radio, spoken word and conceptual games. He started working in the field of new media in 1997, with a focus on relations between technology and culture. He researches, writes and develops programmes about topics in technological culture from a perspective that aims to combine critical theory, practices of art and design, sciences and philosophy. He develops exhibitions, (web)documentaries, curricula, lectures series, workshops and texts. His themes of interest include hybrid space (spatiality constituted by the combination of physical space and digital networks), transmedial narrativity, interdisciplinary knowledge practices, platformization of society, algorithmic culture, posthuman and postnatural culture.

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