How do we establish, sustain and nourish a vital research culture in the arts?
The Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA) of Leiden University is organizing a conference on October 18th and 19th 2018 to address the current status and possibilities for the development of a nation-wide research culture in the arts.
The public defense of the research project entitled Propaganda Art from the 20th to the 21st Century by visual artist Jonas Staal takes place in two stages. On Thursday 25 January at 13.00 Staal will publicly elucidate a selection of artistic work made within the framework of his PhD research. At 15.00 Staal will defend his dissertation in the Great Auditorium at Leiden University.
The newly launched NWO funded research project ‘Bridging art, design and technology through Critical Making’ aims to interrogate Critical Making by experimentally applying it to a broad range of artistic practices.
On 24 October 2017 the public defense by visual artist Lilo Nein of the research project entitled WRITING PERFORMANCE takes place in two stages. On 24 October at 11.30 Nein will publicly elucidate her artistic work in the exhibition WRITING PERFORMANCE EXHIBITION 3 at the Gallery of the Royal Academy of Art The Hague. At 15.00 Nein will defend her dissertation in the Senate Chamber of Leiden University. She thereby obtains the doctoral degree.
The Dutch research council NWO has awarded a grant to a consortium headed by Prof. Dr. Janneke Wesseling (Leiden University) as main applicant and Dr. Florian Cramer (Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences) as co-applicant for their project ‘Bridging art, design and technology through Critical Making’. Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, Waag Society in Amsterdam and West Den Haag are involved as consortium partners.