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Joint Research Day - 12 hours of research!

Fr 27 Oct 2023 09:30 – 21:30 - KABK & Amare (KC), The Hague

You are warmly invited to meet fellow (artistic) researchers to exchange ideas, experiences & inspiration on the first Research Day of |> /~\ |≥ (, 27th of October 2023.

What's happening in The Hague & Leiden in terms of art & research and how can we inspire each other and make new connections across our institutions?

To answer this question, we have prepared a 12-hour smorgasbord of research presentations, performances, performative lectures, a big lunch, art works and films of around 40 research group members, tutors, PhD candidates, (arts) researchers and (master) students of the KC, KABK and ACPA.

Check the one-pager with the programme here, or the outline below.

Programme - 1st part @KABK


10:15 - 17:10 The University of the Arts (KABK/KC) has a new lectorate: Lectorate FILM, led by lector and professor Dr. Erik Viskil and coordinated by Georgie Brinkman. They have curated a film programme celebrating research through film for the occasion of the Research Day. Detailed information about the artists and film screening will follow soon.

  • 10:15 - 10:40 Introduction lectorate FILM & today’s film research programme
  • 10:45 - 11:15 Screening Firstborn - Eersgeborene by Etienne Kallos, 2009, 27 minutes, Venice Golden Lion winner
  • 11:20 - 11:50 Research presentation PhDArts candidate and filmmaker Etienne Kallos
  • 11:55 - 12:25 Presentation and screening NLN 2023 graduate Shouyi He
  • 12:35 - 13:45 LUNCH BREAK // SPEED DATES (around galleries KABK)
  • 14:00 - 14:30 Presentation and screening MAPS 2023 graduate Arianna Cavalensi
  • 14:35 - 15:05 Research presentation PhDArts candidate and visual artist Jort van der Laan
  • 15:10 - 15:30 Discussion: What constitutes research in and through film in different practices
  • 15:30 - 17:00 Screening The Image Book - Le Livre d’image, Jean-Luc Godard, 2018, 97 minutes
  • 17:00 - 17:10 Conclusion


  • 09:30 - 17:00 Together with the KABK library, a few members of the Theory Platform of the KABK (a group of theory tutors lead by lector and professor Dr. Anke Haarmann) organise a Thesis Showcase from all KABK BA/MA programmes.
  • (tbc) Two alumni will present their thesis and talk you through their experiences on the exciting (writing) process.
  • Schedule and other information to come, before 27th of September.

Gallery 2

  • 09:30 - 17:00 Ongoing Installation The Living Archive; Dissemination in Research with a number of research publications of BA / MA / PhD and staff research.
  • 09:30 - 17:00 Live streamings from the Auditorium & Library

Gallery 3 + opposite Garden

  • 14:30 - 17:15 Nine members of the Politics of Knowledge Research Group, lead by lector and professor Dr. Anke Haarmann have curated an almost 3 hour programme to take place in Gallery 3 and the opposite garden. In this programme the researchers will present and perform the outcomes of their research journey! The final programme of this block will be published around the 25th of September.
    • Anastasia Loginova, tbc
    • Duo Elisabeth Rafstedt & Johanna Ehde (Rietlanden Womensoffice), tbc
    • Eric Kluitenberg, tbc
    • Duo Ingrid Grünwald & Maarten Cornel (Big Dialogue), tbc
    • Sophie Allerding, tbc
    • Wieneke Bremer, tbc
    • Winnie Koekelbergh, tbc
    • Zuzanna Zgierska, tbc
  • 17:15 We gather at Gallery 3 to start the collective Guided Listening Walk at 17:30 (SHARP!) to the evening programme at AMARE (KC, studio 2). This walk is organised by tutor and researcher Justin Bennett (Institute of Sonology at KC). There will be delicious soup & bread served upon arrival.

Programme - 2nd part @Amare, KC

Studio 2 (4th floor)


Please RSVP here.

Send a message to info@researchplatform.art (Lianne) if you have a question or if you have an idea for this day! For more information on PARC, check out researchplatform.art or https://www.instagram.com/researchplatform.art/#

Drawing: untitled 2016 (detail), by Justin Bennett, who will organize the Guided Listening Walk

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