Deel toespraak Anna Tilroe tijdens ‘Bezetting museum Boijmans-Van Beuningen’

Wat maakt dat autoritaire leiders steeds weer hun agressie openlijk botvieren op kunst, is het verzet dat ze erin voelen. Een verzet tegen iedere denkrichting, ieder systeem, iedere theorie die een claim legt op de werkelijkheid en ons voorschrijft hoe wij moeten denken en leven. Kunst, of het nu om beeldende kunst, dans en theater gaat of om literatuur en muziek, kunst schrijft niets voor, maar roept op om telkens opnieuw betekenis te geven aan de... Read More

Workshop – Applicability (Toepasbaarheid)

Yesterday we all went to an illustrator company called: Def for the introduction of a new workshop for our students. This new workshop is given by Marcel de Buck with help of his long time good friend Arjan, who works at Def. Marcel is a freelance photographer. The subject of this workshop is: applicability(toepasbaarheid). Applicability is in this workshop defined as creating and picking the right photography/ illustration/ typography to strengthened... Read More

A Day At The Stedelijk Museum With The MIX

Today we went for some art history lessons to the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. It showcased: Temporary Stedelijk 2, which focuses on the renowned collection of modern and contemporary art and design. Selections from their rich collection are presented in innovative ways within the current conditions of the building, called: ‘Making Histories: Changing Views of the Collection’. We all stepped into the light when we entered the sanctum... Read More

Workshop – Art History

After the exposition from ‘De drie musketiers‘ we went back to the expo with the students for some art history lessons. Ralph told us the different stories behind all the art and what kind of classical technique they used. They made all the art with classical technics with a modern point of view. Ralph also wanted to share how complex and fascinated being Angelina Jolie is. That is not just because of here looks. She portrays a lot of... Read More

Workshop – Branding the word: Empowerment

Our students were giving a task for five weeks from one of our teachers: Omar Pasha to create an idea based on the word: empowerment. Empowerment refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social, or economic strength of individuals and communities. It often involves the empowered developing confidence in their own capacities. The term empowerment covers a vast landscape of meanings, interpretations, definitions and disciplines ranging from psychology... Read More