Updates

Virtual Tour to Nao Tesuki Washi on 16 December

During the Kyushu Crafts Club exhibition, we're organising a number of exclusive virtual tours to Japan. On Wednesday 16 December, we're visiting the workshop of washi-maker Nao Tesuki in Saga.

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Virtual Tour to Kentaro Kiln on 15 December

During the Kyushu Crafts Club exhibition, we’re organising a number of exclusive virtual tours to Japan. A camera crew will take a peek inside the workshops of leading makers on Kyushu and you can join from behind your screen. Explore a day in the life of a maker, watch live how they practise their craft. On Tuesday 15 December, we’re visiting the workshop of Kentaro Kiln in Saga.

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Donburi Takeaway on 11 December

On Friday 11 December the chefs of Shokudo will transform the Kyushu Crafts Club exhibition into a Japanese donburi takeaway restaurant for one night.

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Kyushu Crafts Club Opens on 10 December

Over the past few months, we have worked on an exhibition on the innovative maker culture of the Japanese island of Kyushu and its strategic role in regional development. The Kyushu Crafts Club will be officially launched on Thursday 10 December at Club Shop in Amsterdam.

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Lecture at Utopian Hours Festival in Turin

Co-founder Jeroen Beekmans was invited by the organisation Torinostratosferica to spend five days in Turin as a Visiting Urban Explorer and give his views on the future of the city during the Utopian Hours festival.

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Leaving the City Interview in ELLE Decoration

More and more urbanites decide to pack their bags and settle in the countryside. This phenomenon has been going on for several years, but the corona crisis has accelerated it further. Since 2016, we have been conducting research into city-leavers. ELLE Decoration recently asked Joop to share his insights on this trend.

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22 October: PechaKucha × Climate Adaptation Festival

In the future, we’ll increasingly have to deal with heavy rainfall, floods and extreme drought. On 22 October we’re hosting an online programme with inspiring talks by eight leading creatives, from architects to beer brewers, who are all working on innovative solutions for climate adaptation.

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A Pop-Up Landscape for Amsterdam

The square in front of Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA train station is oversized, windy and poorly used. In September we're making the place come to life with the Flying Grass Carpet — a giant, colourful pop-up landscape. Come hang out with us!

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We’re Looking for Interns!

Work on the city of tomorrow! We have 3-to-6-month internship positions available for Dutch and English speakers for autumn, winter and/or spring 2020-2021.

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Opening H/ART on 20 August

OurDomain is a brand-new 1,600-apartment co-living complex in Southeast Amsterdam. Teaming up with art rental CBK Zuidoost we’re launching H/ART, a pop-up gallery on the ground floor of the building that exhibits work from talented local artists.

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