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CASE official opening – 15 Sept 2022

On Thursday 15 September, CASE (Centre for Arts & Sciences Education) officially opened.

CASE is a new discipline-transcending collaboration of six Universities of Applied Sciences and one ROC.
CASE focuses on practice-based research into educational renewal and social innovation around the themes: art, science and technology and social engagement. The joint partners will conduct this research in close cooperation with the field.

The opening offers a unique insight into the future of education in the Arts.
With Robbert Dijkgraaf, Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Marjolein Moorman, alderman of the Municipality of Amsterdam, Bert Verveld, AHK.

CASE programme board:
Emiel Heijnen, Melissa Bremmer, Michel Van Dartel, Anna Hotze, Hessel Nieuwelink, Liesbeth Noordegraaf-Eelens, Bart van Rosmalen, Nadine van der Sluis, Úna Henry, Janine Stubbe.

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‘People are the product of their relationships with their environment. It’s important to understand how technological developments influence these relationships.’

Michel van Dartel is Research Professor Situated Art and Design at the Avans Centre of Applied Research for Art, Design and Technology (Caradt) and Director of V2_Lab for the Unstable Media.

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Research Group: Situated Art and Design

Living in cities developed around data and acting within the inscrutable structure of our techno-society demands art and design that can help understand how we relate to these rapidly changing surroundings and to reflect on that relationship. The research group Situated Art and Design responds to this exigency by fostering a situated turn in art and design through a diverse portfolio of interdisciplinary research projects in partnership with academic and cultural partners, as well as with government and industry.

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