American delegation during DDW 2019
The International Visitor Programme of Het Nieuwe Instituut, in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York, is organising a visit for American design curators and museum directors to the Dutch Design Week to get acquainted with the Dutch design world.
Transnational Workshop: Designing Convivial Futures
From 1 to 4 October Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Research Center for Material Culture are organizing the Transnational Workshop: Designing Convivial Futures as a contribution to the project SEE, a year-long program of activities, events, urban design studio’s and conversations taking place both in Cape town, South Africa, and in The Netherlands addressing the future of living in a postcolonial city.
Architecture of Appropriation at SBAU: Frames of Resistance
The Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism is collaborating with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Seoul and Het Nieuwe Instituut to host Frames of Resistance, part of the opening weekend of the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbansim (SBAU). The symposium is part of the Thematic Exhibition (DDP, Seoul), and involves Dutch Participants of the Thematic and Cities exhibitions of the Seoul Biennale and other architects and academics from the Netherlands.
Tilting Axis Fellowship
Het Nieuwe Instituut has joined forces with Tilting Axis to offer a Fellowship to one mid-career or established applicant based in the Caribbean. The Fellowship is supported by Het Nieuwe Instituut as lead partner and host, and will include collaborations with the Amsterdam Museum, De Appel, The Black Archives and Witte de With.
Brazilian activists visit the Netherlands through International Visitors Programme
On 6 June, the International Visitor Programme will host Rafael da Silva Vilela and Felipe Altenfelder Silva (Brasil) from Mídia Ninja. During the event Streaming from the Streets: Mídia Ninja they will present their work at Mídia Ninja, addressing the urban appropriation techniques they developed over the last years, as well as their ‘no-cut’ video philosophy.
The Common Inn
On Thursday 18 April 2019, Gallery 1 of Het Nieuwe Instituut became The Common Inn: a communal residency that offers space for presentations of, conversations about, performances by, and reflections on talent.
Florian Urban to visit Rotterdram through International Visitors Programme
From 20 to 23 August 2019, professor and researcher Florian Urban will visit Rotterdam through the Open Call of Het Nieuwe Instituut's International Visitor Programme, invited by the Office for Metropolitan Information (OMI).
Open Call International Visitors Programme 2019
Het Nieuwe Instituut invites Dutch cultural organisations to submit an application before 31 May for a financial contribution of up to €2,500 for a visit of one or more international guests. The multi-day visit must stimulate international networks and exchanges with the broader Dutch design fields, encapsulating architecture, urban planning, design, fashion, digital culture, and gaming. The visit must take place between 1 July and 31 December 2019.
The Chromatic Dinner is headed to Seattle
Artist Martin Butler and vegan chef Alexander Gershberg are hosting their multi-sensory eating experience in Seattle on three locations from September 9th through 14th. Het Nieuwe Instituut supports the project by commissioning new unique design pieces from Dutch designers: Cedric van Parys, Funda Baysal, David Derksen and Mae Engelgeer which are included into the concept of the dinner.
Power Plant at the London Design Biennale
Marjan van Aubel will be re-presenting The Netherlands during the London Design Biennale with Power Plant, the world's first self-powering greenhouse.
Open Call for the Extended Program of the Dutch Pavilion 2018
Het Nieuwe Instituut and Creative Industries Fund NL launch an Open Call for proposals to participate in the program of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. This Open Call invites researchers and designers in the field of architecture to submit projects for the extended program of the Dutch Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2018, in response to the theme WORK, BODY, LEISURE, commissioned by Het Nieuwe Instituut.
Dutch Pavilion Architecture Biennial Venice 2018
Het Nieuwe Instituut, the commissioner of the Dutch Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, announces WORK, BODY, LEISURE, the theme of the official Dutch contribution to the biennial.
The Material Revolution
As part of its internationalisation programme – which focuses on material innovation, design and sustainability – Het Nieuwe Instituut has started collaborating with Vitra Design Museum. In this context, a design talk will take place on Thursday, 21 September, in the Vitra Design Museum, with designers Christien Meindertsma and Maurizio Montalti as guest speakers.
Embassy of Data
The Embassy of Data, a multi-day programme during the World Design Event in Eindhoven, will aim to raise awareness of the possibilities and opportunities presented by data but also the threats and inadequacies. An exhibition, a varied programme of workshops and serious games, and an international conference will introduce visitors to some of the questions around data and its often invisible impact on our everyday lives. The Embassy of Data concludes the three-year programme of De Staat van Eindhoven.
Report Alive. Active. Adaptive.
Het Nieuwe Instituut invited five designers to the conference Alive. Active. Adaptive. highlighting how the profession is helping to drive the new materials revolution. Jane Szita wrote an report about the designer's contribution to the conference.
Alive. Active. Adaptive
Alive. Active. Adaptive. was an international conference organised under the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge (EKSIG) on 19 and 20 June 2017 in Het Nieuwe Instituut. The conference brought together design practitioners, researchers, architects and artists to discuss the future of emerging materials and its implications for design research and practice.
Clinic by Het Nieuwe Instituut and DutchCulture
Planning an international career in the arts or looking for advice about an international cultural project? Come to one of the monthly Information Point clinic with DutchCulture and Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam.
Dutch pavilion at Cannes wins prize
The design of Studio Sabine Marcelis for the Dutch pavilion during Filmfestival Cannes, that serves as a meeting place for the international film industry, has won a Special Jury Prize. Marcelis was for the design inspired by 100 years of De Stijl.
Spatial composition in Red, Blue and Yellow at Cannes Film Festival
Het Nieuwe Instituut, EYE Filmmuseum and the Netherlands Film Fund have joined forces to curate the Dutch pavilion and offer Dutch design talent a podium during the Cannes Film Festival. Studio Sabine Marcelis has been invited to respond to the centenary of De Stijl in the form of a spatial design that will serve as a meeting place for the international film industry.
Digital experts visited the Netherlands
A group of digital experts from North Rhine Westphalia and Flanders visited the Netherlands to expand their network in the world of digital culture and learn about current developments in the field as part of the International Visitors' Programme. Part of the programme was an expert meeting during the STRP Biënnale in Eindhoven. Jane Szita wrote an report about their meeting.
New Material Award during Salone del Mobile
In Atelier Clerici vindt van 4 tot en met 9 april de feestelijke presentatie van de New Material Award plaats. Het Nieuwe Instituut viert de ontwerpen van 18 makers tijdens de internationale designweek in Milaan.
Publication Round N Around
Round N Around consisted of two workshops and a conferenc, the results are presented in a publication. Round N Around is a collaborative research project between the University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam (HVA citizen data lab), the University of São Paulo and Het Nieuwe Instituut. With the support of local biker communities, researchers and public managers, the project aimed towards better biking conditions in São Paulo. The results of the two workshops and the conference are presented in a publication.
Round N Around - São Paulo
Round N Around is a collaborative research project between the University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam (HVA citizen data lab), the University of São Paulo and Het Nieuwe Instituut. With the support of local biker communities, the project aims to explore the technologies developed for the measurement and analysis of data on the user experience of bike paths in the city of São Paulo. Cyclists, researchers and public managers contributed to an ecology and encourage the use of bike lanes in the city.
Interview with International Visitor Amy Cimini
Historian and performer Amy Cimini visited the Netherlands as part of the Sonic Acts Festival, a thematic festival with a strong focus on contemporary and historical developments at the intersections of art, science, music and technology. She was invited as part of the Het Nieuwe Instituut's International Visitors' Programma. R&D researcher Katía Truijen did an interview.