14/9 – Preview exhibition Studio Verwey at De Hallen Haarlem

On behalf of the Kees Verwey Foundation we invite you to the preview of Studio Verwey at museum for contemporary art De Hallen Haarlem. This group exhibition includes (new) works by Ištvan Išt Huzjan, Tomoko Kawachi, Tala Madani, Derk Thijs and Sarah Verbeek. The unconventional exhibition design is by Office Jarrik Ouburg.

The preview takes place on Friday 14 September from 17:00 hrs. Please find an invitation attached. As curators of the show we hope to welcome you this Friday. You can read more about the (making of the) exhibition on our blog or visit the website of De Hallen.


By Michiel — Posted September 9, 2012 — 293 Comments

30 June: exhibition opening


The Economic Crisis and its Consequences for Architecture

Rotterdam/Copenhagen-based Powerhouse Company and critic and architectural historian Hans Ibelings (the Architecture Observer) present an evocative, polemical exhibition illustrating the far-reaching impacts of new economic circumstances on architecture’s present and future, through film, models, and text.

June 30, 5 PM: exhibition opening, book launch, talks and drinks
Location: gm8, Gabriël Metsustraat 8 (Non-fiction office), Amsterdam
With: Nanne de Ru, Hans Ibelings, Michiel van Iersel and Bastiaan Gribling.
Join us for drinks at 5:00pm, with the discussion starting at 6pm.

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By Michiel — Posted June 25, 2012 — 3,260 Comments

26 April Zuiderkerklezing: Failed Architecture

Michiel has been asked to deliver the so-called Zuiderkerklezing on April 26. His talk will focus on his research project Failed Architecture and is part of long-running lecture series at the Zuiderkerk (a 17th Century Protestant church in the Nieuwmarkt area of Amsterdam). Organized by the spatial planning department (Dienst Ruimtelijke Ordering) of the City of Amsterdam, the Zuiderkerklezing presents people with a refreshing look on urban developments. Entrance free, the lecture will be in Dutch.

More information below (in Dutch)

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By Michiel — Posted April 20, 2012 — 5,803 Comments