2018
10
Jul
10/07/2018 – 31/07/2018
 

The Geometric Gardens are located in a forest clearing near the Herning Art Museum in Herning, Denmark. The composition consists of nine geometric shapes, an eleven meters long disc, six polygons with eleven meters long sides, a circle and an oval. In this pop-in expo Joost Emmerik presents models of The Geometric Gardens and a series of photographs by Christina Capetillo.

2018
06
Sep
19:30 – 21:00
 

Contemporary designers increasingly work with living organisms and living materials, with often unknown applications. This event showcases the role of the designer in this field as both researcher and maker, and presents alternatives that result directly from a direct collaboration with natural systems.

2018
13
Sep

Episode five of the Garden Broadcast series focuses on the landscape of Suriname as an archive of spatial and architectural colonial heritage. 

2018
28
Sep

Lab 3: Terrafiction will focus on the narrative development of a new 21st-century society, and will lead to a small collection of written or visualized speculative short stories set in the world that is laid out by the work of the previous Labs.

Past events

2018
12
Jul

This workshop has been cancelled.

The architect Arna Mačkić is concerned with questions of collective identity in countries and cities, and in how architecture can play a mediatory role. In this workshop she introduces participants to her way of thinking, leading to a more inclusive approach to the design of public space.

2018
21
Jun

On Thursday 21st of June Het Nieuwe Instituut brings an ode to the longest and warmest day of the year, inspired by the Dissident Gardens programme. It's going to be a sizzling hot evening with food, music, exhibitions, live radio, performances, rituals and garden walks.

2018
14
Jun

This year, the Land van Hoboken is the new site for Architecture Day. During the kick-off to Architecture Day OMI and Het Nieuwe Instituut will give a lecture where they zoom in closer on the history of Hoboken, the current and future developments in the Museumpark and the wealth of urban parks in Rotterdam.
 

2018
22
May
22/05/2018 – 17/06/2018
 

Eduard Böhtlingk shows two of his mobile projects: The Marquis and OPENhuis to address the blurring boundaries between what is built and what is around it. Increasing mobility is generated by projects such as the rise and creation of tiny houses and stimulated by the smartphone that disconnects people from a fixed location. In this way, a new impulse is given to mobile architecture.

2018
11
May

Based on the insights provided by Jaya Klara Brekke and Jay Springett at the Terraforming Earth event on May 10, 2018 in this Lab a group of ecologists, coders, engineers, designers, and (legal) philosophers will formulate some constituting principles of a 21st-century society of humans, other organisms and machines.

2018
10
May

At Terraforming Earth Jaya Klara Brekke and Jay Springett will discuss the potential of blockchain technology and decentralised renewable energy, as the possible basis for the development of a parallel, alternative economic logic, the primary prerequisite for maintaining and redeveloping the habitability of Earth.

2018
10
Apr
10/04/2018 – 20/05/2018
 

Gear Up shows speculative designs with an activist stance. These works have been developed by Interaction Design students at ArtEZ during an Information Superiority masterclass by Arif Kornweitz.

2018
05
Apr

This was the first episode of the live radioshow Garden Broadcasts within the context of Dissident Gardens. With guests: Christel Schollaardt, Mario Minale, Livaneli Yildiran and Alexandre Humbert. Listen to the event podcast below.

 

2018
01
Mar

In this lecture and exhibition preview, architecture theorist Mark Wigley unearths the far-reaching fusion of technology and the human being in the context of the exhibition ‘The Human Insect: Antenna Architectures 1887-2017’, which he curated. The exhibition, which will open on the 3rd of March 2018 in Het Nieuwe Instituut, is the result of the 10th Premsela lecture on ‘The Architecture of Radio’, which Wigley gave in November 2014.

2018
27
Feb
27/02/2018 – 08/04/2018
 

A Grand Mountain Scene is a Dissident Gardens related pop-in expo, curated by Joost Emmerik, in which he presents a garden designed and built by Bèr Slangen. 

2017
30
May
30/05/2017 – 04/06/2017
 

Rotterdam-based designers Ward van Gemert and Adriaan van der Ploeg began working together as NIGHTSHOP in 2010. Since then, they’ve explored a mix of elements of ‘high’ and popular culture in their designs, so investigating the boundaries between supposed good and bad taste. This week’s Pop-in expo features a selection of their recent work: Business Furniture, Crackerjack and The Strangers/The people in our street.

2017
23
May
23/05/2017 – 28/05/2017
 

Visual artist Jeroen Kramer’s recent project Meltdown Models explores possible scenarios for post-apocalyptic landscapes, urban planning and architecture. The work consists of several sculptures that reference architectural models.

Hetty Berens, Guus Beumer, Marten Kuijpers, Klaas Kuitenbrouwer, Maurizio Montalti, Suzanne Mulder, Marina Otero Verzier, Mark Wigley
Frank Bruggeman, Overtreders-W, Andres Jacques
Boy Vereecken, Bardhi Haliti