Research and resourcefulness: Sandberg Instituut Graduation Show 2021

Manuela Zammit

Last weekend, 64 graduation projects and a lively event programme coordinated by fresh graduates of the Sandberg Instituut animated the main building of Het Hem and the nearby Project Fabriek. Manuela Zammit travelled to Zaandam and was inspired by the resourcefulness of the works.

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How student-led artist initiatives are changing the institution from within
Alyxandra Westwood

A growing disconnect between art school management and their current students and alumni has prompted the emergence of student-initiatives in art schools across the country. Alyxandra Westwood met with some of the groups and talked about how they plan to change the art schools from within.

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An urgent attempt – Kirchner and Nolde: Expressionism Colonialism at the Stedelijk 

Hannah Vollam

Kirchner and Nolde: Expressionism Colonialism at the Stedelijk Museum tells a broader, darker story about two masters of modern art. It attempts to break free from the persuasive grip of art history and bridge the colonial divide between “art” and “ethnographic objects". All of which Hannah Vollam deems necessary if the museum wishes to be relevant or inclusive.

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The Artist's Novel: David Maroto talking to Chris Kraus, Cally Spooner and others at Page Not Found

Nele Brökelmann

With Chris Kraus and Cally Spooner zooming in, David Maroto's book presentation at Page Not Found promised to become memorable.

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Layers of Reality: Perception Study of a Synaesthete

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 5 — 2021