The Gerrit Rietveld Academie is an international university of applied sciences for Fine Arts and Design in Amsterdam (NL). It is home to a close-knit, international community of students from across the world. Students and teachers jointly create a learning environment that brings together thinking and doing and where unexpected, innovative ideas are born.
This frontpage is weekly curated by a different student, department or alumnus presenting work in progress or in its final phase. Book the front page.
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- Y.8 With This Art We Tell Stories by the VAV department in LAB111
- RietveldTV in Filmhuis Cavia by Harmen Liemburg
- Miss Read: The Berlin Art Book Festival
- Mission Nose Out in Nieuw Dakota
- Public Art Amsterdam: Pay Attention Please!
All full-time students follow a general first year called Basicyear and choose a specialisation for in-depth study during the following three years: Inter-Architecture, designLAB, Fashion, Graphic Design, Jewellery - linking bodies, TXT (Textile), Ceramics, Fine Arts, The Large Glass, Beeld en Taal, Photography or VAV - moving image.
The Rietveld Academie also offers a part-time Bachelor's programme called DOGtime with two specialisations: IDUM (Interaction Design Unstable Media) and Fine Arts. Besides this, we offer two preparatory courses: the Preparatory Year and the Orientation Year. Master’s degree programmes are offered at the Sandberg Instituut.
The academy has twenty workshops at its disposal. Some of these are for general use and others are specific to particular departments. The workshops enable students to experiment with different techniques and materials and provide the opportunity to learn to use professional equipment. They form the very heart of the academy.
- New episode of Alumni Now with Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson
- Elina Birkehag & Elisabeth Rafstedt are nominated for The Best Dutch Book Designs
- New RietveldTV episode by Baha Görkem Yalim
During 16 April - 23 April Public Rietveld edits the front page.
RietveldTV is Gerrit Rietveld Academie’s monthly TV show. Hosted every last Saturday and Sunday at 10.40pm by AT5 and afterwards forever online on Vimeo. Every month an alumnus is invited to use the set audiovisual 12 minutes as a framework for the development of a new work.
The current season (2017-2018) is the - approximately - 10th season, reason for some festiveness. RietveldTV will be monthly showcasing in Filmhuis Cavia.
The new RietveldTV will be presented in Filmhuis Cavia on Wednesday 25 April at 9pm. RietveldTV's Approximately Ten Tour: #7: Mailbox by Harmen Liemburg + side programme Graphic Means.