The 2021-2022 student program committee consisting of: Eva Voogt, Jet van der Touw, Marjolein Uittenbogaard, Noah Benjamins, Roos van Laer, Thijs van den Hanenberg and Zoë Aronds. They made a beautiful series of CLOSE Ups, both online, hybrid and on various locations through the city during 'VOX-POP on tour'!
#5.1 A Celebration of Boredom
Featuring UvA Associate Professor and Program Director of the Master Brain and Cognitive Science Harm Kruger, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Essex Wijand van Tilburg, with a short film by culture expert, video artist and curator Mieke Bal, creator of "UvA Walks" Tim Wagelaar, artist Jessie Hoefnagel and an interactive worskhop by De Kwekerij, the incubator for students and young professionals.
#5.2 Tangible Future
Featuring postdoctoral researcher at Urban Futures Studio and author of the book 'Imagining Climate Engineering: Dreaming of the Designer Climate' Jeroen Oomen, researcher on Feminist Science Fiction Elio Baldi, creator of the course 'Favourable Futures' Klaas Groen and a writing workshop with theater maker, cultural entrepreneur and founder of 'Schrijven naar de Toekomst' Marilien Mogendorff.
#5.3 SUMMERFEST: Under the spell of DANCE
Featuring jazzy music by Eva & Marie, a dance performance by dance collective MAMM, a wide selection of digital short readings, a live performance by HipHop act Hessel du Mark, a sunny photobooth, good food and summer DJ beats by Radio Tempo Não Pára.
#5.4 The Makeable Community
With an introduction and short film by lecturer at the UvA's Literature and Cultural Analysis Department Aylin Kuryel, a workshop by artist Lot Benjamins, on community building in Amsterdam with Jasper Stoorvogel of De Academie van de Stad and the art project Blauwdruk by Moving Arts Project and Dynamo Amsterdam.
Exhibition Longing For Belonging at LAB111
With artists Sondi, (Anke Rumohr 1994), Inês Queirós (1989), INSI (Yonah de Beer, 1996), Luna Brouwers (1998) and Marlien Peeters (1997).