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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 expos and diverse partner programmes.

2019
21
Feb

In Speculative Design Archive Live!, a range of experts will enter into discussion with one another on issues raised by the Speculative Design Archive. During the debate on Thursday 21 February 2019, we will devote attention to new approaches to dealing with archives and heritage through forms of collaboration making them more accessible and easier to use. Based on a number of case studies, the discussions will be moderated by Michelle Kasprzak with amongst others Gaby Wijers of LIMA, Marlous Willemsen of Imagine IC.

 

2019
28
Feb

Perhaps the lack of digital documentation of the work of Cubic3 Design is the reason the duo is overlooked in Dutch design history, or maybe it’s that they are just not understood. What would it mean to them if they did get this kind of online recognition?

2019
28
Feb
20:00 – 22:00
 

Lernert & Sander. Peppi & Kokkie. Rembo & Rembo. Duos are available in all shapes and sizes. Join forces and you count for two; but what are the advantages and disadvantages of a design duo? Is designing better with two than one, and how are the roles divided? Does one plus one actually make three, and who has the last word?

 

 

2019
07
Mar
19:30 – 21:00
 

Producer, designer and Workspacer Manuel Toledo curates a second film night especially for Thursday Night Live! From his fascination with architecture, culture and the creative industries, Toledo has established two international architecture film festivals in Santiago de Chile and London. The film H20mx (2014, Mexico) will be screened on 7 March in Het Nieuwe Instituut.

2019
14
Mar
19:30 – 21:00
 

‘Reading Matter’ explores the relationship between design and matter from ecological, historical or sensory perspectives. What underpins the cultural difference between matter and material? And what are the possibilities for the non-exploitative forms of coexistence with the material world?

2019
21
Mar
17:00 – 19:00
 

Research through Design is the designerly contribution to the creating of new knowledge. Knowledge that can be used by others. And brought about by designerly interventions such as speculating about the future, making prototypes, and engaging with complexity and ambiguity without necessarily trying to ‘box them in’.

 

2019
21
Mar
19:30 – 22:00
 

A conversation with Adrian Lahoud, Dean of the School of Architecture at the Royal College of Art and Sudanese diplomat Lumumba Di-Aping reflecting on Lahoud’s research ‘Climate Crimes’.

 

2019
18
Apr
18/04/2019 – 19/04/2019
 

 Join a one-day gathering of people showing their thing. Display and tell about what you’re already doing, would like to be doing and how others can get involved.

Partners Thursday Night at Het Nieuwe Instituut


AFFR, Architectuur Film Festival Rotterdam, ArtEZ, BNO IMG LAB, Designplatform Rotterdam, Food Film Festival, Goethe-Institut, Glamcult, EYE Filmmuseum, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Expertisecentrum Universiteit Utrecht, Hivos, Iconic Houses, International Film Festival Rotterdam, KABK, 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, OMA, ZUS, Piet Zwart Institute, NAi Booksellers, BNA, Atelier Rijksbouwmeester, TU Delft, Argus, Mondriaan Fonds, Beelden aan Zee, Platform Scenografie, Play the City, E-flux, Rijksdienst voor Cultureel Erfgoed, Night Shift, North Sea Round Town, Jaap Bakema Study Centre, TU Eindhoven, Worm, VPRO, Manifesta, Kunstbende, NextCity, Touch/Trace, The Hmm, Fiber, Xeno Architecture, Herenboeren Rotterdam, Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee, e-flux Architecture, The Berlage. 

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.