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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
26
Apr

What triggers the decision to change course or to take a completely new route? What if you escaped war and need to start again? Are your designs influenced by a changing world? Does change trigger inspiration and result in a creative leap forward? Run, Forest, run!

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. Moderated by Tamar Shafrir (Het Nieuwe Instituut).

2017
11
May
19:30 – 21:00
 

A night about the interplay between cultural, scientific and technical ideas related to living on Mars with Agata Kołodziejczyk (European Space Agency, ESA), artist Ivan Henriques and Klaas Kuitenbrouwer (Het Nieuwe Instituut). The moderator is Aldje van Meer (Willem de Kooning Academy).

2017
01
Jun

In 2010 the Netherlands brought an end to fifty years of centralised spatial planning. Since then, spatial planning has followed the credo ‘decentralise where possible, centralise where necessary’. What are the results of this policy after six years and what new relationships has it created? Who dictates the Netherlands’ spatial planning today and what drives them? An evening about hard facts.

2017
08
Jun

In this lecture artist and technopolitical strategist Simona Levi will talk about her multidisciplinary practice in which she strives for free culture, e-democracy and the strategic use of digital tools for collective organisation, communication and action.  

2017
15
Jun

A well known fact since the US election is that bots and algorithms play a major role in spreading fake news and in the emergence of filter bubbles. But bots can also play a more critical role. These ‘critical bots’ are the focus of Bot Club 2. Join us for an evening with digital culture researcher Anne Helmond, media artist Julian Oliver, and the bots themselves.

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.