Letter to object to the term “New European Bauhaus”

Objections to the term New European Bauhaus


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A letter to:
Ursula von der Leyen
President of the European Commission

Frans Timmermans
First Vice President of the European Commission

Dear Ursula von der Leyen, dear Frans Timmermans,

The European Commission, under your leadership, has launched an ambitious European Green Deal. We would like to congratulate you on this historical initiative that will release a €750 billion fund needed for a complete overhaul and transition of our current systems towards those that would allow us to achieve zero net emissions.

As professionals working within arts and culture, we have been eagerly anticipating this moment of systemic change and broad engagement. And we applaud the prominence this programme gives to innovative and multi-disciplinary approaches to art, design, and other creative practices as presented in the New European Bauhaus project. The European Green Deal is more than an environmental or economic project, it places culture at the heart of it.

However, we have reservations to the proposed title, the New European Bauhaus. We understand that the reference to the Bauhaus wishes to convey forward and interdisciplinary thinking, but we feel that the allusion to this school, its effects and their specific moment in history, counteracts the aims that this cultural European Green Deal is trying to achieve. We are deeply concerned that the title New European Bauhaus is inherently not inclusive.

The Bauhaus’ significant cultural impact and short 14-year existence (1919-1933) made it into a predominantly Western and Eurocentric legend. The Bauhaus is perceived as the epitome of Modernism, and a critical reading of Modernity inevitably ties it to a past of colonial extractivism and a future of industrial capitalism. The title of your project carries both a strong Western and Eurocentric tone, as well as the legacy of a problematic historical configuration. For these reasons, we feel that this title deals uncritically with such history, and falls short in acknowledging the multiple histories that Europe is made of. If the Cultural European Green Deal is to become a prosperous and sustainable project, this criticality and these multiple histories should be part of the overarching narrative.

Furthermore, the transnational character of climate change challenges the idea of borders and national sovereignty, showing us that the only way forward is in thinking of the world as a whole. Therefore, the European Green Deal should not be tied to a specific place or ideology (especially one that emphasizes modernity), it should instead have a plural approach that can create common ground for a multitude of voices and worldviews.

As academies, universities, artists, cultural organizations and cultural workers, we have been investing numerous years in propagating this message, through artistic, academic and other types of thinking and making. But if we have to continue doing this under such an umbrella term, it would clash with precisely the things we are trying to convey.

We believe that we share the same senses of urgency and we are eager to contribute to achieve these timely goals in the best way possible. If the European Green Deal is to allow for a broader discussion of its structure and content, then let us begin with a conversation about the implications of this title and the possibility for another one that conveys the multitude of voices and histories that make what Europe is today.

Yours truly,

Hicham Khalidi, Director Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL

Rolando Vázquez, Associate Professor of Sociology, University College Roosevelt of Utrecht University, NL

Katya García-Antón, Director of the Office for Contemporary Art, NO

Guus Beumer, Director Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, NL

Chus Martínez, Director of the Art Institute at the FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Basel, CH

Petra Van Brabandt, Head of Research, Sint Lucas School of Arts, Antwerpen, BE

Clémentine Deliss, Associate Curator KW Institute for Contemporary Art Berlin, Co-Director LagosPhoto20, Guest Professor HfbK Hamburg, DE

Patricia Kaersenhout, Artist, NL

Bik Van der Pol, Artists and Curators, NL

Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez, Interdependent Curator, Editor and Writer, Tutor at the Sint Lucas School of Arts, Antwerpen, BE

Jan Boelen, Rector at the Karlsruhe University of Art and Design, DE, Artistic Director of Atelier LUMA, FR

Charles Esche, Director Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL

Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Director FKA Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL

Dr. Marion von Osten, Curator & Artistic Director bauhaus imaginist /Center for PostColonial Knowledge and Culture Berlin, DE

Iris Schutten, New Earth Teacher, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL

Clara Balaguer, Head of Social Practices, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL

Wendy Morris, Professor of Contemporary Art, Luca School of Arts and KU Leuven, BE

Ben Lignel, Educator, FR, HDK-Valand, Gothenburg, SE, Alchimia, Florence, IT Warren Wilson College North Carolina, US

Annelys de Vet, Head Disarming Design Department, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, NL

Boram Soh, Artist, KR

David Schatz , Graphic Designer, CH, Faculty Member MFA Graphic Design Vermont College of Fine Arts, US, Advisor Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL

Mercedes Zandwijken, Director Keti Koti dialogue table, NL

Sereina Rothenberger, Graphic Designer, CH, Co-chair MFA Program for Graphic Design, Vermont College of Fine Arts, US, Advisor Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL

Sophie Krier, Founder Atelier Sophie Krier, School of Verticality, Field Essays, NL

Marjolijn Dijkman, Artist and Co-Founder of Enough Room for Space, BE

Nuno Coelho, Designer and curator, lecturer and researcher at the University of Coimbra, PT

Janice McNab, Artist and Head MA Artistic Research, The Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, NL

Remy Jungerman, Artist, NL

Jorgen Karskens, Business Director, Sundaymorning@ekwc, NL

Angela Jansen, Research Collective for Decolonizing Fashion, BE

Saddie Choua, Artist, BE

Elsa Westreicher, Graphic Designer, DE

Erica de Greef, Co-Director of African Fashion Research Institute, ZA

Stijn Huijts, Director Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL

Robin Bantigny-Pernot, artist at The Soft Protest Digest, FR

Eric Van Hove, Artist, BE/MA

Solange Roosen, Head of Communication, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL

Françoise Vergès, President Decolonize the Arts, FR

Sandra Niessen, Research Collective for Decolonising Fashion, NL

Jimini Hignett, Artist, NL

Boudewijn Cox, Business Director, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL

Sher Doruff, Head THIRD program, DAS Graduate School/AHK, NL

Rosa te Velde, Designer, Teacher, Researcher, NL

Yael Davids, Artist, Teacher, NL

Johanna Bruckner, Artist, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL

Michelle Eistrup, Visual Artist, DK

Chihiro Geuzebroek, Artist, Filmmaker, Advisor Storytelling Climate Justice, NL

Vivian Ziherl, Research & Program Manager, FKA Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL

Palak Dudani, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, NO

Enya Moore, PhD Candidate, AU

David Jamar, Professor Sociology University of Mons, BE

Lynda Grose, Designer, Author, Professor and Chair of Fashion Design at California College of the Arts, US

Anne Wetsi, Mpoma Wetsi Art Gallery, independent curator, art historian, BE

Timo Rissanen, associate professor, University of Technology Sydney, AU

Tyler Coburn, Columbia University, Adjunct Professor, US

Bie Michels, artist and tutor Academy Visual Arts Arendonk, BE

Steven van Teeseling, Director of Sonsbeek & State of Fashion Foundation, Arnhem, NL

Zeynep Kubat, PhD Candidate in Visual Studies at University of Antwerp, art historian, editor and writer, BE

Malkit Shoshan, Director, Foundation for Achieving Seamless Territory and Area, Head Art, Design, and the Public Domain MDes. Harvard Graduate School of Design, NL/US

Nikolay Alutin, Independent curator and researcher, NL

Carlos Moura-Carvalho, Cultural Manager and Attorney at Law, Ministry of Cultur, PT

Vincent Meessen, Artist, BE

Sam Samiee, Artist, NL

Waèl Allouche, Artist, Researcher, Designer, NL

Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Artist, NL

Julia Eckhardt, Co-Director, Q-O2 workspace, BE

Charissa Granger, Researcher, NL

Diana Campbell Betancourt, Artistic Director Samdani Art Foundation, BD

Sara Sejin Chang (Sara van der Heide), Independent Artist, Brussels, Amsterdam, NL/BE

Lenno Verhoog, Courseleader Image and Media Technology, Courseleader Digital Media, HKU, NL

Sandrine Colard, Assistant Professor of Art History, Rutgers University and Curator, US/BE

Rosa Pons-Cerdà, Filmmaker, Designer, Teacher, NL

Freek Lomme, Director Onomatopee projects, NL

Gabriëlle Schleijpen, Artistic Director,  Head of Program DAI (Dutch Art Institute), NL

Carl Michael von Hausswolff, artists, composer, curator, SE

Raffaella Crispino, Artist, BE

Bruno Alves de Almeida, Curator of Public Programme & Resident Liaison, Jan van Eyck Academie, NL

Julien Thomas, Houtwerkplaats, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, NL

Christian Skovbjerg Jensen, Director Inter Arts Center, SE

Kate Fletcher, Professor of Sustainability, Design and Fashion at University of the Arts London, UK

Luca Frei, Artist and Associate Professor at the Schools of Visual Arts, The Royal Danish Academy of Art, Copenhagen, SE

Louise Schouwenberg, Head of MA programme at Design Academy Eindhoven, NL

Cis Bierinckx, Arts Curator, DE

Phillip Van den Bossche, Curator and Writer, BE

Stijn Maes, Director Frans Masereel Centrum, BE

Navine G. Khan-Dossos, Artist, GR

Luk Lambrecht, Art Critic/Curator, BE

Jessica Gysel, Editor & Publisher Girls Like Us magazine, BE

Floor van Spaendonck, Director Bureau Europa, NL

Camille Richert, Art Historian CHSP, Sciences Po, FR

Maaike Gouwenberg, Curator, NL

Astrid van Weyenberg, University Lecturer, Leiden University, NL

Annet Dekker, aaaannet, NL

Anouk De Clercq, Artist, BE

Palak Dudani, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, NO

Enya Moore, PhD Candidate, AU

David Jamar, Professor Sociology University of Mons, BE

Lynda Grose, Designer, Author, Professor and Chair of Fashion Design at California College of the Arts, US

Anne Wetsi Mpoma, Wetsi Art Gallery, Independent Curator, Art Historian, BE

Timo Rissanen, Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney, AU

Seecum Cheung, Artist, Filmmaker & Teacher at Social Practices, Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam, NL

Pedro Barateiro, Artist, PT

Egle Budvytyte, Artist, NL

Rike Frank, Curator, DE

Rouzbeh Akhbari, Artist, CA

Arjen Bangma, Director, Curator Transnatural, NL

Lotte Reimann, Artist, DE

Emma Wolf-Haugh, Artist, IE/DE

Jamie Allen, Artist-Researcher, Critical Media Lab, Basel, CH

Maike Hemmers, Artist, NL

Andrea Acosta, Artist, DE

Gijs de Boer, Artistic Researcher, NL

Veerle Melis, Artist, NL

Suzannah Henty, EHESS, FR

Juan Carlos Guerrerosantos, Artist, Architect Quirutex S.A de C.V, MX

Chahrazad Zahi, Teaching Fellow, History of Art and Architecture, Boston University, US

Jane Huldman, Head Project Management, NL

Alice Schiavone, Artist and Printmaker, Printing & Publishing Jan van Eyck Academie, Make Eindhoven, NL

Mat Do, Artist, NL/UK

Ton Kruse, Artist, NL

Faysal Altunbozar, Artist, UK/US

Elmo Vermijs, Architectural Artist and Designer working on artistic, regenerative and ecological projects, NL

Reman Sadani, Artist Filmmaker, Independent Researcher & Digital Media Producer, UK

Marko Karanovic, Grapich Designer, RS

Joost Rekveld, Researcher KASK School of Arts, Ghent, BE

Tim Hollander, Artist and Curator, NL

Barrie Sutcliffe, Printmaking and Communication, Skogen, SE

Eva Šusova, Artist, NL

Amanda Couch, Artist, Researcher and Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK

Marie Caye, Artist, Jan Van Eyck Academie, NL

Jonatan Habib Engqvist, Curator and Writer, SW

Aernoudt Jacobs, Artist, BE

Lara Böhm, Graphic Design Student at HTWG Constance and Ensad Paris, DE/FR

Anne Fehres, Artist, NL

Jakub Samek, Resident at Jan van Eyck Akademie, CZ

Rosa de Graaf, Associate Curator FKAWDW, Rotterdam, NL

Celine Condorelli, Artist, London, UK, Milan, IT, Lisbon, PT

Anna Moreno, Artist and Teacher, NL

Kate Strain, Artistic Director Grazer Kunstverein, AT

Luuk Nouwen, Artistic Director FLACC, BE

David Bergé, Artist, BE/GR

Paul Hendrikse, Artist, PhD Researcher Sint Lucas Antwerpen, BE

Jaap Knevel, Teacher, Willem de Kooning Academy and Fontys School of Art, Communication, and Design, NL

Teana Boston-Mammah, Lecturer RUAS, NL

Nico Dockx, Artist, Researcher Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, BE

Binna Choi, Director Casco Art Institute: Working for the Commons, NL

Daniella Géo, Curator HISK, Ghent, BE

Khaled Sabsabi, Artist, AU

Elke Aus dem Moore, Director Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, DE

Gregory Climer, Assistant Professor of Fashion at California College of the Arts, US

Charif Benhelima, Artist, BE

Reinelle Verhoe, members of ook_huis, NL

José Capela, Professor at University of Minho, School of Architecture, PT

Antoin Deul, Chairperson Black Renaissance Foundation, NL

Andreas Drosdz, Communication Designer, DE

Donya Saed, Artist, NL

Kaleb de Groot, Artist, Researcher at The Counter Memory Project & Rendition Journal, NL

Jason Jacobs, Choreographer and Teacher, University for Music and Performing Arts Frankfurt a. M., DE

Julia Steenhuisen, Curator Cobra Museum of Modern Art, NL

Josephine Baan, Artist and Co-Lead School of Commons, NL/CH

Annemieke Fanoy, Artist, FR

Beatrice Pittman, Artist, NL

Zoë Dankert, Writer, Art Critic, Editor, NL

Eline De Clercq, Artist, BE

Mattia Macchieraldo, Artist, IT

Peter Missotten, Lector Technology Driven Art Zuyd, BE

Nicole Hardy, Chairman 4ArtAlways, NL

Benyamin Perry, Artist, BE

Eva Pel, Artist, NL

Philippe Blanchard, Associate Professor, Experimental Animation, Faculty of Art, OCAD University, Toronto, CA

Rut Karin Zettergren, Lecturer of moving image at Royal Institute of Art Stockholm, SE

Mariejem Tordjo, Artist, NL

Alin Diraduryan, Artist, NL

Yen Noh, Artist, NL/KR

Sigrid Calon, Artist, NL

Marij Roex, Artist, NL

Robyn Penn, Artist, ZA

Alex Martinis Roe, Artist and Head of Drawing and Printmaking at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, AU/DE

Louise Owen, Artist, AU

Karel Janssen, President Art foundation, NL

Jue Yang, Writer and Filmmaker, NL

Hans D. Christ, Director Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, DE

Gudrun Bielz, Artist, tutor, UK

Nicole Süß, Professor Fashion Design, Mediadesign Hochschule Düsseldorf, DE

Claudia Doms, Designer, Educator (BHSAD Moscow), DE

Gabriele Franziska Götz, Professor of Visual Communication and Designer, NL/DE

Jos Nelissen, Teacher, NL

Sue Glasgow, Artist, UK

Neringa Tumenaite, PhD Researcher (SOAS, University of London, UK) & Activist, LT

Imo Jeffes, Artist, UK

Jean Jacobs, Former Alderman Culture, Economics and Finance, City of Maastricht, NL

Ludo Hellemans, Biologist, Science Writer & Translator, NL

Maurice Bogaert, Artist, NL

Erik J De Jong, Senior Lecturer Contemporary Art Theory Maastricht Institute of Arts, NL

Josephine Bosma, Critic, NL

Amanda Sarroff, Writer and Researcher, BE

June August, Artist, US

Chris Rypkema, Designer, Teacher, US

Matylda Krzykowski, Designer & Curator, DE

Gert Boonekamp, Postiljon d’amour stichting Dichter in Beeld, NL

Giuseppe Licari, Artist, NL/IT

Gaspard Bos, Entrepreneur in Transition Design, NL

Joke Alkema, Head ArtEZ studium generale and ArtEZ Platform for Research Interventions of the Arts, NL

Simon Ferdinando, Liverpool John Moores Post Graduate Researcher, NL

Maartje Fliervoet, Artist, Founder of Manifold Books, Amsterdam, NL

Ronald Clays, Curator & Design Researcher LUCA School of Arts, Professor Design Theory Maastricht Institute of Arts, NL/BE

Wapke Feenstra, Myvillages, NL

Reni Hofmüller, Artist and Artistic Director of esc medien kunst labor, AT

Falke Pisano, Artist, Lecturer MAFA Utrecht, NL

Luuk Vulkers, Curator of Public Programmes, Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, NL

Kim Knoppers, Curator Foam, NL

Pablo Dias, Independent Artist & Designer, NL

Lieve Dehasque, Researcher, Artist LUCA, BE

Julien Bruneau, Artist, BE

Lucy Cotter, PhD Writer, Curator, Lecturer Art and Social Practice, Portland State University, US/NL

Jannis Eric Zell, Artist in Residence at Jan van Eyck Academie, NL/DE

Frans Budé, Poet, Writer, NL

Sirah Brutmann, Artist, BE

Rod Summers, Poet & Artist, NL

Marga Van Mechelen, Art Historian, Researcher, NL

Volmar Delheij, secretary Street Art Foundation, NL

Peggy Wong Loi Sing, Artist/Kunstenaar Monumentale Vormgeving, NL

Erik Odijk, Artist, NL

Roos Gortzak, Director Vleeshal, Center for Contemporary Art, Middelburg, NL

Nancy van Ballegooijen, Artist, NL

Ad Koch, zelfstandig ondernemer, NL

Ami Clarke, Artist, University of the Arts London, UK

Mounira Al Solh, Artist, table dancer, tooth picker, art professor, doubter, NL

Hans Lensvelt, Director/owner Lensvelt Contract BV, NL

Han Rameckers, Independent Artist, NL

Kanthy Peng, Resident artist at Jan van Eyck Akademie, NL/CN

Sharareh Yousefi, Artist, IR

Rebekka Reich, Artist REICHRICHTER, DE

Vincent van den Bergh, Foto en Videograaf RTVMaastricht en 3Heuvelland, NL

Paola Vela, Artist and Filmmaker, PhD Candidate Escola das Artes UCP, Porto, PT/PE

Paoletta Holst, Architectural Historian and Artist, BE/NL

Nat Muller, Curator, Writer, and Researcher, NL

Ad Himmelreich, Art Curator, NL

Claudia Volders, Artist, NL

Guido Wevers, Director, NL

Chris Teerink, Filmmaker, NL

Luce Vrancken, Private, NL

Martin La Roche, Artist and Director of the Musée Légitime, NL

Deirdre O‘Leary, Artist, CH/IE

Iyallola Tillieu, Creative Director at IFFY, BE

Umberto Lemmens, Artist, NL

Marianne Van Tilborg, Gallery Lumen Travo, NL

FRAUD, Directors L(” *O * “)IIIL .*. ‘: * ‘* LTD, UK

Stefanie Salzmann, Artist, CH

Christien Meindertsma, Designer, NL

Angelique Spaninks, Director/Curator MU Hybrid Art House, NL

Hilde de Bruijn, Chief Curator Cobra Museum of Modern Art, NL

Lucy Cordes Engelman, Artist, NL

Tonn Prins, Artist, NL

Milena Bonilla, Artist and Independent Researcher, Amsterdam, Bogotá NL/CO

Füsun Türetken Professor at HfG Karlsruhe & KABK, DE/NL

Anne Vangronsveld, Public Programme & Services Jan van Eyck Academie, NL

Kim Gorus, Tutor at Sint Lucas School of Arts, Antwerp, BE

Tanya Ury, Artist, Writer, DE

Audrius Kriaučiūnas, Artist, NL

Didi Lehnhausen, Artist, NL

Lilet Breddels, Director Archis/Volume, NL

Eleanor Ivory Weber, Teacher, École de recherche graphique (école supérieure des arts), Instituts Saint-Luc, Brussels, BE

Susanne Kriemann, Artist, Professor for Photography at University of Arts and Design Karlsruhe, DE

Stijn Van Dorpe, Artist, Educator, Researcher, BE

Maarten Vanden Eynde, Artist and Co-Founder of Enough Room for Space, BE

Jodi Le Bigre, Artist, UK

Kylie Thomas, Research Fellow, Netherlands Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, ZA/NL

Annelies De Smet, Researcher at KU Leuven, Faculty of Architecture, Sint-Lucas Ghent & Brussels, BE

Jorinde Seijdel, Head Studium Generale Rietveld Academie, Editor-in-Chief Open!, NL

Diana Franssen, Curator & Head Research Van Abbemuseum, NL

Maja Bekan, Artist, RS/NL

Jo Frenken, Artist/Teacher, Head of Printing & Publishing, Jan van Eyck Academie, NL

Riet Van Gerven, Coordinator SEA Foundation, NL

Nigel Harle, Environmentalist, Translator, NL

Til Brabander, Teacher, NL

Victoria Meniakina, Creative Director, Teacher, Researcher, NL

Xandra Nibbeling, Editor, NL

Atze Hoogeveen, Owner galerie Hoogenbosch, NL

Carlos Azeredo Mesquita, Artist, PT

Jeroen van den Eijnde, Professor Tactical Design ArtEZ University of the Arts, NL

Bouke Meke, Artist/Citizen, NL

Marta Volkova, Artist, NL

Sophie Keij, Designer, Atelier Brenda, BE

Kathrin Wolkowicz, Artist, NL

Roosje Klap, Designer Atelier Roosje Klap (ARK), Co-Head Graphic Design BA & Non Linear Narrative (MA) at Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK), NL

Slava Shevelenko, Artist, NL

Maureen Baas, Metaal Kathedraal, Ecological Society Netherlands, NL

Britte Sloothaak, Curator, Eindhoven, NL

Lex ter Braak, Artist, Writer, NL

Thomas Bergstra, Architect, Atelier Noord-Zuid, NL

Jasper Coppes, Artist, Teacher, NL

Sofia Caesar, Artist, BR/BE

George Finlay Ramsay, Artist, UK

Annie Gentils, Director Annie Gentils Gallery, BE

Sarah Indeherberge, FLACC, algemene en zakelijke leiding, BE

Stefano Baldassari, Graphic and Type Designer University of Reading, IT

Agata Jastrzabek, Artist and Curator, BE

Małgorzata Stankiewicz, Artist, PL/CH

Mark Kiessling, Owner, do you read me?!, DE

Dees Linders, Art Curator, Researcher, Former Artistic Director Sculpture International Rotterdam, NL

Annabelle Craven-Jones, Artist Researcher Royal College of Art London, UK

Roel Heremans, Artist, BE

Christina Della Giustina, HKU / UCL, NL

Silvia Mazzini, Teaching Fellow, History of Late Modern Philosophy, RUG, NL

Michael Schwab, Editor-in-Chief, Journal for Artistic Research (JAR), UK

Eleni Kamma, Artist, PhD Candidate, Educator, NL/BE

Audrey Samson, Programme Leader, Art, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Rosanne van Wijk, Artist, NL

Jonmar van Vlijmen, de Onkruidenier, NL

Zachary Formwalt, Artist, Teacher Gerrit Rietveld Academie, NL

Suzanne Wallinga, Interim Director Amsterdam Art, NL

Andreia Santana, Artist, PT

Mabe Bethônico, Artist and Researcher – ESAAA, Annecy, FR and Head–Genève, BR/CH

Sigrid Adorf, Professor for Contemporary Art and Cultural Analysis, Zurich University of the Arts, CH

Ron Bernstein, Artist and Head of Material Matters, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL

Carl Haase, Designer, PhD Researcher, University of Antwerpen, BE

Martin Nachbar, Choreographer, Artistic Researcher, Professor for Movement and Creative Senses at the HfMDK Frankfurt, DE

Knut Åsdam, Filmmaker, Artist, Funder, Oblique Institute, Professor Nordland Kunst og filmskole, NO

Judith Seng, Prof. HDK Valand – Academy of Arts and Design Gothenburg, SE

Klodiana Millona, Architect, AL/NL

Nina Glockner, Artist, NL

Adeline Lépine, Cultural Engineer, Art worker & Head of Veduta, FR

Karin Wenz, Assistant Professor for Digital Cultures Maastricht University, NL

Caitlin Yardley, Artist, UK

Luísa Santos, Researcher at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Independent Curator, Director of the 4Cs: from Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture, PT

Daniel C-S, London College of Fashion, UAL, UK

Alexandra Phillips, Artist, NL

Ana Guedes, Artist, PT/NL

Egbert Fransen, director Pakhuis de Zwijger, NL

Albert Groot, neuropsychiater AmaCura Mental Health Institute, NL

Ilse Ghekiere, Artist/Engagement Arts, BE

Flore Herman, Art worker, BE

Nele Tas, Artist, BE

Sarah Vanhee, Independent artist, BE

Olga Kisseleva, Artist, Professor, Director of the International Art&Science Institute,  Sorbonne, FR

Laura U. Marks, Media Art Scholar, Simon Fraser University, CA

Grant Watson, Research Curator, Curator and Artistic Director bauhaus imaginista,  Tutor, Royal College of Art, UK

Steven Vandervelden, Director STUK – House for dance, image & sound, BE

Marianne Aartsen, Artist, NL

Lina Al Amoudi, Designer, SA

Dr Doreen Mende,Co-Founder Harun Farocki Institut, Associate Professor and Director CCC RP at HEAD Genève, DE/CH

Joey Bryniarska, Artist and Lecturer at University of the Arts London, UK

Pierre Huyghebaert, Graphic-type Designer an T eacher, La Cambre, Brussels, BE

Joris Perdieus, Artist & Researcher LUCA/KULeuven, TINY THINGS, BE

Mette Ingvartsen, Choreographer, DK/BE

Clementine Edwards, Artist, NL/AU

Angelika Burtscher, Artistic Director of Lungomare, IT

Joram Kraaijeveld, Chair Platform BK, NL

Alexander Marinus, Designer & Film Maker, MAD Brussels & école de recherche graphique, BE

Liliane Rempakis, Artist, NL

Amy Pekal, Artist, Researcher, NL/US

Maarten van der Graaff, Writer, NL

Martine Geerts, PhD Researcher/Curator, BE

Birgit Reich, Arts Manager, KUK, Kunstvermittlung, Kulturmanagement, Karlsruhe, DE

Jorinde Seijdel, Head Studium Generale Rietveld Academie, Editor-in-Chief Open!, NL

Toon Fibbe, Artist, NL

Nils van Beek, Curator, NL

Ingrid van der Wacht, Project Manager Factor-i, NL

Magdalena Peltzer, Artist, NL

Whitney Stark, Researcher and Curator, NL

Reinier Corten, Pesthuyspodium Maastricht, NL

Claire Yspol, Artist, UK

Sanne Karssenberg, Designer, Organizer at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, NL

Pim Tabak, Artist, Designer, NL

Laura Popplow, Design Researcher, Professor Köln International School of Design, DE

Frederic Van de Velde, DE PLAYER, NL

Erik Lindner, Poet, Writer and Coordinator Literature Jan van Eyck Academie, NL

Emma der Velde, Poet, NL

Imogen Stidworthy, Artist, UK

Lisa Heinis, Conservator Educatie Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, NL

Hans Wilschut, Artist, NL

Pauline Burmann, Director African Arts and Theory, NL

Marina van den Bergen, Editor-in Chief Archined, NL

Soenke Zehle, Researcher Media Theory, Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar, DE

Paulo Martina, Director Museum van Bommel van Dam, NL

Véronique Simar, Artist, FR

Mariangela Beccoi, Designer, IT

Toon Koehorst, Designer, Tutor MA Design Academy Eindhoven, NL

Kevin Reynaert, Artist, Producer FLACC, BE

Katherine MacBride, Artist, NL/UK

Paul Stevens, Architect/Town planner, NL

Jasper Eikmeier, Maker & Designer, NL

Asyla (ten) Holt, Senior Visual Artist, Creative Coach-Prose Writer, Holistic Researcher, CW

Marieke Bolhuis, Artist, NL

Ine Gevers, Director Niet Normaal INT Foundation, NL

Marja Bloem, director, Stichting Egress Foundation, NL

Florence Husen, Artist, Curator, NL

Janny Rodermond, Honorary Fellow HKU, NL

Sarah Alfarhan, Designer, Illustrator, KW

Dirk De Wit, Staff Flanders Arts Institute, BE

Frank-Thorsten Moll, Director IKOB Museum of Contemporary Art, BE

Henk Hollemans, Chairman Festival Kunstdagen Wittem for Music and Art, NL,

Karina Dukalska, Designer, Researcher and Educator, NL

Iliana Fokianaki, Director State of Concept Athens, GR

Oreo Cho, Artist, KR

Rachida Aziz, BE

Helen Samira Hesse, Student University College Roosevelt of University Utrecht, NL

Noortje Hanrath, Student University College Roosevelt of University Utrecht, NL

Charlotte Vreden, Student University College Roosevelt, GER/NL

Timothe Decleire, Artist, NL

Niels Van Tomme, ARGOS centre for audiovisual arts, Belgium

Malika Benarab-Attou, Présidente Association GAME, ex-Eurodéputée, FR/DZ

Yanile Lafontant, Architect, Belgium

Annemarie van den Berg, Artist, Educator, Researcher, NL

Béatrice Tor, Artiste, FR

Patrick Verhoeven, Artist, Educator, NL

Matthieu Guillin, Composer, FR

Bruno Freire, Artiste Chorégraphique, BE/BR

Emmanuel Couron, Painter, FR

Roberta Morelli, Maître des conférences – Ensa Paris Belleville, FR

Catherine Delille, Citoyenne, FR

Véronique Giroud, professeur, FR

Louwrien Wijers, Artist, Initiator of Art meets Science and Spirituality in a changing Economy, NL

Eva Wittocx, curator M Leuven, Brussels, BE

Alice Pedroletti, Artist and researcher, IT

Heinrich Pichler, artist, AT

Simonetta Ferfoglia, Artist, AT

Belle van Rosmalen, MD-PhD, NL

Vasco Hoving, Laywer, NL

Maira Luchini Costa, Student from the University College Roosevelt of Utrecht University, NL

Rob van Duijn, Studium Generale, Maastricht University, NL

Liva Laure, Communications, Jan van Eyck Academie, NL

Giulia Bellinetti, Production Coordinator M HKA, PhD Candidate ASCA, University of Amsterdam, BE

Marielle Chabal, Artist, Writer, FR

Antoine Defontaine, Artist, Author, FR

Matthias Waldhart, Teacher at the Fashion Institute, FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Basel, CH

Dagmar Venohr, Senior Lecturer for History and Theory of Fashion, Academy of Art and Design, FHNW, CH

Bruno Loton, Designer, FR

Anna Dasovic, Artist, NL

Yasmine Hajji, Artiste, MA

Monique Eillebrecht, Coordinator Design, Maastricht Institute of Arts, NL

Pedro Morais, Art Critic, FR

Stefanie Hessler, Director Kunsthall Trondheim, NO

Lucas Muñoz, Designer, Editor, Filmmaker and Project Tutor at DAE, UNAV, IE and IADE, ES

Carolyn Strauss, Director Slow Research Lab, NL

Stéphane Sauzedde, Head of ESAAA – école supérieure d’art Annecy Alpes, FR

Anne Pontegnie, Director AP Office, BE

Ilona Gaynor, Assistant Professor School of the Art Institute of Chicago, US

Martin Born, Curator, Built space Helsinki, FI

Mila Nadir, Oxfam Belgique, BE

Eva Tremel, teacher Artez, Academy of Theatre and Dance, Arnhem, NL

Sharon Stewart, Independant Researcher, ArtEZ University of the Arts, Professorship Theory in the Arts, NL

FangSheng Chou, Artist, TW

Constantin Rühl, Student, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, DE

Janne Baetsen, Undefined (aka Changing Change Strategist), Jump the Gap/Livewired.world, UK

Monica Boța-Moisin, Lawyer, Public Speaker and Cultural Sustainability Consultant, Founder of The Cultural Intellectual Property Rights® , RO

Maitena Ayerbe, Citizen, ES

Rosario Talevi, Co-Director Floating University, Founder Soft Agency, DE

Laila Bouziane, PhD Researcher, NL

Dominique Turzer, Architect & Planner, BUW Alumni, CH

Marcelino Llano, Designer, Educator, ES

Gunter Wehmeyer, Design Researcher & Founder, Fluid Nature, NL

Jeanne van Heeswijk, Artist, NL

Carine Valette, Artist, FR

Marlene Herberth, Founder @KraftMade, RO

Iuliana Varodi, NL

Giovanna Massoni, Curator, BE

Merve Bedir, Architect, NL

Loraine Furter, Graphic Designer, Researcher (independent + Sint Lucas Antwerp, teacher, BE

Geraldine Lamadrid Guerrero, Artist and PhD researcher at CEentre for Latin American Research and Documentation, Universiteit van Amsterdam, NL

Nicolas Beucker, Vice Dean of Studies, Faculty of Design, Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, DE

David Blackmore, Artist, EU

Wilma Knol, Information Specialist, Willem de Kooning Academy, NL

Cathrine Kramer, Artist, Designer, Curator, NO

Barbara Angi, Architect, Researcher, IT

Luce Choules, Artist and Writer, Founder of Temporal School of Experimental Geography, UK / FR / ES

Tim Prins, Architect, Studio Stad, NL

Annelies Vaneycken, Artist and Researcher/Educator at HDK-Valand Gothenburg, SE/BE

Nur Horsanali, Designer, TR

Kathrin Thiele, Associate Professor Gender Studies & Critical Theory Utrecht University, NL

Alkistis Thomidou, Architect, forty-five degrees , DE

Ruth Loos, Sint Lucas School of Arts Antwerp, BE

Risk Hazekamp, Interdependent Artist, Researcher, Educator, St. Joost School of Art & Design, NL

Lucas Evers, Head of Programme, Waag – Technology & Society, NL

Janine Huizenga, Independent designer and Head of Department for Interactive/Media/Design, Royal Academy of Art The Hague, NL

Teresa Cos, Artist, IT/UK

Martha Schwindling, Designer, DE

Eleonora Quadri, Visual Artist, IT

Paolo Mele, Director of Ramdom, IT

Barbara Reisinger, Artist, AT

Nina Støttrup Larsen, Artist, DK/NL

Maurizio Montalti, Director Officina Corpuscoli, NL

Erika Matsunami, Interdependent Artist, Artistic Researcher, DE

Gonçalo Mota, Designer, Teacher, Escola Artística António Arroio, Lisboa, PT

Seth Denizen, Lecturer Harvard University, US

Mela Zuljevic , PhD student, Faculty of Architecture and Art, UHasselt, BE

Eva Hauck, Architect, Researcher, Educator, FHNW Academy of Art and Design, CH


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