As the main point in the Netherlands, LAPS, Research Institute for Art and Public Space, contributes to the development, disclosure and presentation of knowledge on art and public space. The research institute carries out research, on the one hand on fundamental questions and basic principles in regard to art, design and the public domain, and on the other hand on practical problems in relation to specific situations. LAPS, Research Institute for Art and Public Space works for commissioners that vary from public authorities to organizations and freelancers. The research institute also initiates its own research and disperses the results through symposia, lectures, debates, publications and exhibitions.
- 10.11.2021 Research Fellowships 2020-2021: Exhibit & Symposium Fellows Exhibit is a Rietveld/Sandberg initiative to showcase the research results of the 16 artists that entered our Fellowship trajectory in 2020-2021. With the aim of facilitating and supporting artistic research projects by alumni, tutors... Read more
- 04.10.2021 Out Now: Curatorial Feelings by Eloise Sweetman “Curatorial Feelings is a book that collects arts practitioner Eloise Sweetman’s writing from the past decade—written on the occasion of exhibitions she curated, written on and for individual artworks, as well as for public talks. Sweetman often wrote... Read more
- 02.09.2021 CrD exhibition ‘Processing Space-Times’ and accompanying conference On Friday 29 October, Processing Space-Times will open at Nieuw Dakota in Amsterdam. The exhibition will represent distinctive creative models of artistic research and the ways these artworks bring different spaces, times and systems into dialogue with each other. Read more
- 26.06.2021 Second CrD trajectory: Femke Herregraven Femke Herregraven has embarked on a three-year Creator Doctus (CrD) pilot programme, which the Sandberg Instituut has set up in collaboration with Waag. This Creator Doctus programme is only the second in the Netherlands of... Read more
- 01.04.2021 Contemporary Commoning Newsletter #2 Contemporary Commoning is a two year research project investigating the many ways in which ‘commoning’ can contribute to new forms of public space, in the physical as well as the digital realm, and new spaces... Read more