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Marsha P. Johnson hands out flyers for support of gay students at N.Y.U.
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New elective about identity

Last week my new OffCourse Unfixed: Stories of Identity started. ‘OffCourses’ are Academy Minerva’s electives in which professionals are invited to spend a semester sharing their knowledge and expertise with second and third-year bachelor students. With their class, they conduct (artistic) research in all kinds of areas… Read more

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Multiperspectivity: Exploring Identity

Together with artist Aimée Terburg, I recently started teaching a new elective course at Minerva Art Academy: Multiperspectivity: Exploring Identity. The course is part of the academy’s collaboration with the manifestation Bittersweet Heritage (Bitterzoet Erfgoed) which takes place from 18 February to 12 September 2022. During… Read more

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the pink cube.

Recently I became involved in a new initiative in Groningen: the pink cube. It is set up by Anne van Lierop as a platform dedicated to the visibility and appreciation of queer art and culture. As a young and beginning art historian, Anne noticed a… Read more

Virtual Manifestations Coding by Nanda Reffiana
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Virtual Manifestations – a research project

For the past five months, I worked with students on a research project for the extracurricular program of Minerva Art Academy called OffCourse. ‘Virtual Manifestations’ explored online exhibitions, platforms and presenting individual art and design works—this research project investigated the relationship between digital and material… Read more

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We care a lot

The exhibition that never took place turned into an online presence … Delighted to launch the RE:Present #2 digital publication that is made with a selection of first-year students of the Frank Mohr Institute in Groningen – where I am a lecturer. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,… Read more