Art and Activism (podcast series) The Disappearing Playgrounds of Amsterdam

ART AND ACTIVISM  In this podcast series, students from the Graduate School of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) explore the complex overlaps and conversations between art and activism. They seek to illustrate how artistic practices often speak to the urgency of protest and activism, and how activism intertwines with the demands of art….

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Art and Activism (podcast series) Walking in Art

ART AND ACTIVISM  In this podcast series, students from the Graduate School of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) explore the complex overlaps and conversations between art and activism. They seek to illustrate how artistic practices often speak to the urgency of protest and activism, and how activism intertwines with the demands of art….

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Art and Activism (podcast series) Activism and Desire: The Affect in and Around Protests

ART AND ACTIVISM  In this podcast series, students from the Graduate School of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) explore the complex overlaps and conversations between art and activism. They seek to illustrate how artistic practices often speak to the urgency of protest and activism, and how activism intertwines with the demands of art….

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The Queue

Although it is hard to say these days, I have an inkling that it is nearly morning. As if to prove my point, I see others around me rubbing their eyes, seemingly waking up as well. To relax my hunched shoulders, I lean with my body over my cart and yawn extravagantly, whilst making sure…

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gardening tools for my balcony

  At first glance, Jordi de Vetten’s photographs lull you into comfortable familiarity, with images of the everyday that signal towards a mundaneness of suburbia. You think you know exactly what you see: a garage door, traffic lights, a tree. But each image documents slippage, the not-quite-right and the disruptive, enclosing a narrative that the…

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