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In Het Nieuwe Instituut’s Thursday Night programme thinkers, designers and makers from the Netherlands and abroad discuss urgent issues, innovative research and critical reflection related to architecture, design and digital culture. Visit the museum and grab a bite to eat with the speakers and guests. With varied pop-in expo's and diverse partner programmes.

2017
23
Feb
20:00 – 22:00
 

This Thursday Night Live! BNO IMG LAB evening is dedicated to manual craftmanship. Why do designers sometimes choose manual craftmanship over digital produced works? What is the charm of craft in video, illustration or graphic design? On 23 February, BNO IMG LAB presents handiwork at its best!

2017
02
Mar

The Bot Club takes an amazed, but critical look at a world in which bots, algorithmic agents and generative processes do the work. Helping to place this world centre stage are media artist and bot-maker, Matthew Plummer-Fernandez, and Me You and the Robot.

2017
09
Mar

A week before the Dutch elections the second meeting of the Ministry of Spatial Affairs will emphasize on political power. Based on the conviction that spatial affairs affect everyone and must not be left solely to the commercial market, the New institute organizes a series of formation meetings with Elma van Boxel and Kristian Koreman (ZUS) and Stephan Petermann (OMA / AMO) of the new Ministry of Spatial Affairs.

2017
16
Mar

Today, epidemics are an increasingly frequent feature in the news. Recent outbreaks like SARS and Ebola have shown that the microscopic scale of virus and bacteria is connected with the large scale of globalization and environmental change. At the same time, the fear of epidemics is continuously used to marginalize whoever is considered Other.

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

This evening brings 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
03
Apr

In this Reading Room, Professor of Anthropology Rosalind C. Morris will examine 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 of Füsun Türetken, fellow at Het Nieuwe Instituut.

2017
06
Apr

An evening about feminism in architecture and a manifestation of work by women that is included in the State Archive for Dutch Architecture and Urban Planning. With the TU Delft Feminists, architect Afaina de Jong and urban planner Riek Bakker.

2017
20
Apr
19:30 – 21:00
Het Nieuwe Instituut

Game designer Paolo Pedercini, founder of Molleindustria, talks about the role of gaming in making better citizens and better cities. This lecture is part of the Games for Cities Conference.

2017
18
May

This evening screensavers will take center-stage at Het Nieuwe Instituut. Having become redundant with the development of technology, visual artist Rafaël Rozendaal glances back at the short-lived history of these digital artefacts and speculate about their contemporary fate.

 

Partners Thursday Night Live! at Het Nieuwe Instituut

Architectuur Film Festival Rotterdam, BNA Kring Rijnmond, BNO IMG LAB, Designplatform Rotterdam, Food Film Festival, Goethe-Institut, Glamcult, EYE Filmmuseum, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Expertisecentrum Universiteit Utrecht, International Film Festival Rotterdam, MAFB, Operadagen Rotterdam,Parels voor de Zwijnen, Sandberg Instituut, Stichting Swart-van Essen, Stripped Fashion, Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie, The Berlage, Urban Unlimited, Vereniging Deltametropool, Volume, Willem de Kooning Academie

Thursday Night at Het Nieuwe Instituut
Kristoffer Li & Kristoffer Halse Sølling

Thursday Night Live! is a weekly programme of lectures, screenings and discussions on architecture, design and digital culture. Developments and critical insights are discussed by thinkers, designers and makers from the Netherlands and abroad.