Studium Generale Rietveld Academie 2021–2022

Oceanic Imaginaries

Video still from: Dominique Knowles, Tahlequah (2019)

How can we liquefy our ways of being? How can we think from and with the ocean?

In 2021-2022 Studium Generale takes a deep dive into the ocean. Through the reflective surface and from our own liquid bodies, we imagine the ocean as a sensorium that feels, perceives, registers and creates. [...]

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Oxytocin triggers an oceanic feeling: Video still from Jenna Sutela and Markus Buehler, Wet-on-Wet (2019)

Monthly lectures, weekly workshops, writing group, reading groups, walking club and video screenings with Jay Tan, CPR, Nikos Doulos, Taka Taka, Jo-Lene Ong and others; reader in collaboration with Rietveld Library, Basicyear project, lexicon publication; conference-festival and Rietveld Uncut at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

27 October, festive launch and opening talk by Stefanie Hessler, from 14:00—16:00 at the GYM. 

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Video still from Francisco Rodriguez, A Moon Made of Iron (2017)

Studium Generale Rietveld is an exploratory theory program aimed at all departments, slightly unruly and open to the public.