Winter School in collaboration with ARTIS Zoo
In collaboration with ARTIS Zoo in Amsterdam we organized the Reinwardt Academy‘s Winter School, from 8 to 12 January. Master of Museology students explored the role of zoos in the ongoing Anthropocene epoch. This is the brief the students received in the beginnging of the Winter School: “In a period when the earth and its… Read more…
Visual Report Berlin Walking Seminar
This post are some randomn photos by photographer Sophie Seydel of the March 2017 walking residency in Berlin
Good Hope after #RhodesMustFal
Nick Shepherd and Christian Ernsten, Good Hope After #RhodesMustFall. A critique of published the Dutch daily NRC Handelsblad of the current Good Hope. South Africa and The Netherlands from 1600 exhibition at the Rijksmuseum. Image credit: Rijksmuseum.
Meaning Making Through Subjective Connections
by Sinem Cerrah What would be the first feeling about Berlin for the one who had never lived there? Would she love it? Or hate it? Maybe nothing. She might find it beautiful, or influential, or exhausting, or dreary. Maybe too contemporary! Let’s change the question a little bit: What would be a connection… Read more…
Nature cultures, wanderlust and Dutch coffee pot in Groningen
Master student Roberta Bertini Viegas created a beautiful collage of every day of the Reinwardt Master introduction week in Groningen. Day 2. Day 3. Day 4. Day 5.
Five Fragments In the Presence of Absence
By Lea Grüter My family is from the West of Germany. I never experienced this as clearly as during our stay in Berlin. Germany for me, most of the time was Germany. The GDR was something which existed in history books, “Ampelmännchen” and German movies as “Goodbye Lenin” or “The Lives of Others”. When I… Read more…
Students, movement, heritage
In collaboration with artist and dancer Nicola Visser, Nick Shepherd and Christian Ernsten organised the Groningen walk again during the Reinwardt Academy’s Master student introduction period. During an extremely rough weather day the students engaged with movement excercises, several contested earth quake heritage sites as well as presentations by local artist Henk Helmantel and Agmar… Read more…
A mind and body method
Click here to see Nick Shepherd explains to Reinwardt Master students walking as a mind AND body methodology. (Photo by Dirk-Jan Visser)
To commemorate five years after the heaviest earth quake in the Dutch province of Groningen a silent march was organised from Middelstum to Huizinge on 16 August. The activists walked the same route as we did in June. Dirk-Jan Visser took these photos of the march.
In June 2017 Nick Shepherd and Christian Ernsten walked with lecturers of the Reinwardt Academy, staff of Imagine IC and others along a series of earthquakes sites in the province of Groningen. We passed by Plaats Melkema, the monumental farm house that is now closed down and owned by the Netherlands Natural Gas Company…. Read more…