Category Archive: Gerrit Rietveld Academy

Voice: The Right To Silence

  Summary of the 1st day of the conference Voice – creature in transition: The Right To Silence curated by London based artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan   Experimental lecture performance by choreographer Ali Kaviani.… Continue reading

E!: Opening of Uncut in de Brakke Grond

Opening of the exhibition by Rietveld students Uncut in de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam.   The interactive sound installation by the glass department was introduced with a short performance by the students.   More… Continue reading

Setting up Uncut II

  Photos by Nina Glockner    

Setting up glass and voice

Exhibition of Rietveld students Uncut  opens on Wednesday in de Brakke Grond  and the conference of studium generales kicks off right after under the theme of voice – creature of transition.   Setting… Continue reading

E!: Constant companion – opening in the Oude Kerk

   

WiP: collection of red balls

Experienced glass blower and wonderful woman Alma Jantunen from Nuutajärvi’s glass village in Finland came for a short visit to rainy Amsterdam.   Some hours in the glass studio of the Rietveld Academie, and… Continue reading

Workshop: Lampworking with Cees Laan

 Lampworking workshop with Cees Laan   in the GlassDept.  Rietveld Academie                                            … Continue reading

talk: lecture by Arnout Visser

Lecture by Arnout Visser in the GlassDept. in Rietveld                        

Talk: about artists’ publications by David Senior

Interesting talk about artists’ publications and their relevance during times of digital revolution! by bibliographer at the MOMA library NY David Senior   in Rietveld’s library at 5pm          … Continue reading

WiP: Conversations – colab2

  Conversations is a collaborative work by Crystal Gregory and Laura Puska. Second part of the performative installation took place in the glass studio of the Rietveld Academie in December. Photos by Youri… Continue reading

O!: demonstration by Martin Janecky

Hot sculpted glass and detailed expressions   Demonstration by Martin Janecky in the GlassDept. of Rietveld  

O!: GlassJam in the GlassDept. in Rietveld

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WiP: Building Office – documentation online

Finally, the documentation film of Building Office can be seen in my vimeo.     Building Office, a group project of students from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and the Sanberg Instituut took place… Continue reading

DIY-week: Last day of the building office

  The next and last step of the Building office -performance As information has been transformed into new informative building material and constructions during this week, today we are facing a closing of… Continue reading

DIY-week: Never ending construction

  Happening in the Building office: The hall of the Rietveld building is filling up with constructions of bricks, hand-folded paper bricks made out of posters illustrating the new Rietveld building. Piles of… Continue reading

DIY-week: Never ending raw material

  Information keeps transforming into informative raw material and Never ending construction -performance goes on in the entrance hall of the Rietveld building.   Our paper brick building office is open during office… Continue reading

Talk: artist lecture by Sachi Miyachi

Second artist giving lecture about her work and about Never ending structures was Amsterdam based Japanese artist Sachi Miyachi. This small but persistent woman is building architectural wooden structures. These, sometimes huge, structures… Continue reading

DIY-week: Building Office

  Never ending construction As part of DIY-week (Do It Yourself-) students of glass and ceramic departments of the Rietveld Academie and Material Utopias of the Sandberg Instituut worked together under a theme of… Continue reading

Talk: Artist talk by Tilmann Meyer-Faje

Related to the DIY-week (Do it yourself-) in the Rietveld Academie Amsterdam based artist Tilmann Meyer-Faje gave a talk about his work and about collapsing structures. Working with wet, unfired clay he is… Continue reading

WiP: Composition for two women and fire

  Composition for two women and fire is a collaboration of Crystal Gregory and laura Puska. 4 hours long performance installation took place in the hotshop of the glass department in the Gerrit… Continue reading

Performance at the Rietveld

    White dress, water colored with red beets, carrots and onions, blown glass, living participant     Performance by laura Puska On the 31st of October From 9am to 8pm At the Gerrit… Continue reading

E!: Glass & art, glass art & art glass

The glass department of Rietveld Academy and students from Sandberg Institut together with the teachers and students from the School of Decorative Arts in Prague drove to Leerdam to visit the National Glasmuseum as well as… Continue reading

Talk: Lecture by Rony Plesl

This week we are having visitors from the School of Decorative Arts in Prague. The head of their glass department, designer and artist Rony Plesl gave a lecture about his work in the Rietveld… Continue reading

Talk: Artist talk by Crystal Gregory

The artist of residence of the glass department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, New York based artist Crystal Gregory gave a talk about her work and her mission to discover Dutch lace. She has… Continue reading

WiP: Making moulds with Sander

  The day started with mould making. Sander Boeijink helped us to make plaster molds for kiln casting. First a positive was made out of clay.   In the afternoon we turned on a… Continue reading

WiP: Water colors with Maria Roosen

  Finally after a slow start and a trip to Venice we are getting started in the glass department! These are sketches that came out during the water color class with Maria Roosen.… Continue reading

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