Sonic Acts is proud to announce the continuation of the OVEREXPOSED residency programme. With this renewed open call, we invite applications from artists and researchers working across the fields of environmental humanities with a special focus on pollution and experimental art and media.
We are excited to welcome Turkish visual artist Elmas Deniz to our Entanglements Series on 20 May. Deniz' concept-driven works investigate the points of entanglement between economics and nature, focusing on the human-nature relationship, the idea of nature throughout history, and ecological concerns.
Sonic Acts has announced an exciting new upcoming event and magazine. For those in Amsterdam, the installation the Plastic Hypersea soundwalk can be visited on the NDSM site from April 23.
Artists Grit Ruhland and Agnès Villette will present their versions of nuclear waste markers, provoking us to think about how we want to relate to our nuclear heritage both in the present and in the future.
Save the date! On the 18th of November, Ingrid Halland (NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology) will give a lecture on art and thinking after plastic.
Annabel Howland’s artistic research weaves a speculative web connecting art, science and finance. In her ongoing project P r o d u c e r s -P a r a s i t e s - H o s t s, such themes as cheating and cooperation, transparency and instability, profit and loss, intermingle with stories of microbial cooperation, dark pools and human debt. This symposium and installation at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam rounds off Howland's long term project.
Respondent: Joost Adriaanse and Juliette Huijgen Date: Tuesday, 22 May 2018 Time: 4 p.m. – 5.15 p.m. Room: VU main building, room HG-12A33 Drinks afterwards Attendance is free of charge; please register using the form below. Facing social and ecological changes that may threaten the very survival of our species, our times require large-scale collective... Continue Reading →
Agents in the Anthropocene: Trans/disciplinary Practices in Art and Design Education Today symposium—call for presentations Piet Zwart Institute Master Education in ArtJanuary 26–28, 2017 Proposal deadline: December 16, 2016 The Master of Education in Arts, Piet Zwart Institute is pleased to announce an open call for presentations for the two-day symposium Agents in the Anthropocene:... Continue Reading →
Techno-Scientific Innovation and Waste Opportunities and Consequences Van Eyck Institute, Maastricht 9th December 2016, 9.30-5pm The theme of the Maastricht workshop is Techno-Scientific Innovation and Waste; Opportunities and Consequences. This theme has developed “organically” from two main sources: The local context of Maastricht, particularly in relation to the post-industrial status of Maastricht and the legacy... Continue Reading →
The question how people relate to the natural and built environment is central to landscape studies as well as the environmental humanities. On 2 December, three speakers address questions such as: Can landscape offer democratic answers to the problems that face the world’s environment? How does the preservation of built heritage relate to landscape conservation?... Continue Reading →