13 September till 6
October

World Press Photo 17 + guided tours

Mon to Fri: 9.00 - 18.00

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Monday 25 September and 2
October

Travel photography

19.00 – 22.00 hours

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Monday 25 September

Zero Days

19.30 – 22.00 hrs

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Tuesday 26 September

Well Fed

19.30 – 21.00 hrs

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Wednesday 4 October

Schizophrenia does not exist

12.40 – 13.35 hours

Prof. dr. Jim van Os
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Mon 9, Tue 10, Wed 11
October

Dunkirk

20.00 – 22.00 hrs

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Thursday 12 October

State of the ART

12.40 – 13.35 hrs

Prof.dr. Janneke Wesseli
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Mon 16, Tue 17, Wed 18
October

I am not your negro

19.30 – 21.30 hrs

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Mon 23, Tue 24, Wed 25
October

La región salvaje

20.00 – 21.40 hrs

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Wednesday 25 October

The Age of the Algorithm

12.40 – 13.35 hrs

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Mon 30, Tue 31 October,
Wed 1 Nov

Bram Fischer

20.00 – 22.00 hrs

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Mon 6, Tue 7, Wed 8
November

Wonder Woman

20.00 - 22.15 hrs

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Tuesday 14 en 21 November

Creative Thinking

19.30 – 22.00 hrs

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Thursday 23 November and
30 November

Model drawing

19.30 – 22.00 hours

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Tuesday 28 November

Rediscovering food with Chef Erling Rugsten

19.00 – 22.00 hrs

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Monday 26 February

Build your own synthesizer

19.30 – 21.30 hours

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Monday 5, 12, 19, 26
March

Painting

19.30 – 22.00 hrs

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Tuesday 24 April

Sand sculptures

19.30 – 21.30 hours

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Tuesday 24 April, 1 May
and 8 May

Playing guitar by the campfire

19.30 – 21.45 hours

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Wednesday 25 April, 2 May
and 16 May

Singing

19.30 – 21.30 hours

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Thursday 12 October
12.40 – 13.35 hrs

State of the ART

Speaker: Prof.dr. Janneke Wesseling

Location: Blauwe Zaal Auditorium

Don’t expect art to provide solutions to societal issues or to be economically profitable. Professor Janneke Wesseling states that art can only flourish when it is free from demands of profit or concrete results.

Like science, art can be a high-value form of research. Similar to the scientific process, the artistic process sometimes is a struggle that leads to surprising and unexpected results, providing new insights into the world we live in.

Contemporary society wrongly expects art to provide solutions to societal issues and to be economically profitable. This is a trend that closely resembles the contemporary societal attitude towards science. Janneke Wesseling explains that art can only flourish when it is free from demands of profit and of concrete results or solutions. Like fundamental science, fundamental art is essential for creating the unexpected and for gaining deeper insights into reality.

Prof.dr. Janneke Wesseling is director of PhDArts at the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts at Leiden University, where she holds the chair in Practice and Theory of Research in the Visual Arts. She is professor in Art and Research at the University of the Arts, The Hague. Janneke Wesseling also writes as an art critic for the daily Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad.

 

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