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Opening of Malware: Symptoms of Viral Infection, an exhibition about the history and evolution of the computer virus. The opening programme includes a lecture by Finnish media researcher Jussi Parikka starting at 19:00 followed by a festive opening toast and an introduction to the exhibition by the curators at 21:15.


19:00 – 21:00 lecture by Jussi Parrika (writer, media theorist and professor at Winchester School of Art), author of Digital Contagions: A Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses. The working title of his presentation is "Malware as Operational Art: On the If/Then of Geopolitical Weapons". 
With a response by Svitlana Matviyenko, co-author of Cyberwar and Revolution. Modererated by Marina Otero Verzier

+/- 21:15 Festive toast and short intro to Malware by the curators Bas van de Poel and Marina Otero Verzier, followed by a visit to the exhibition on the third floor.

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19:00 – 22:00
also this evening

18:00-19:30 Thursday Bite

19:00-21:00 Guest programme: The Spatial Impact of the Circular Economy

19:30-21:00 Archive Explorations: Cornelis van Eesteren And The Current Professional Debate

19:30-21:00 Fantasies On How To Strike

The museum is free of charge from 17:00-21:00 


Het Nieuwe Instituut
Museumpark 25
3015 CB Rotterdam


free admission

Thursday Night at Het Nieuwe Instituut
Luca Napoli

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.