Tomás Saraceno. Gravitational Waves, 2017. Installation view, Cosmodrome, Kattevennen, Genk, Belgium. © Photography by Kristof Vrancken / Z33 House for Contemporary Art. November 29, 2017De Unie Hasselt-Genk

Nadine Botha. Generally Relative – The Expanding and Contracting Perspective of Tomás Saraceno

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Argentinian artist Tomás Saraceno discusses with artistic researcher Nadine Botha about the meaning of the newly-found gravitational waves to our perception of the universe, his work and the blurred boundaries of art and design. Text Nadine Botha... Read more »

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Tomás Saraceno. "14 Billions (working title)", 2010. Installation view, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm. Commissioned by Bonniers Konsthall. Courtesy the artist; Tanya Bonakdar, Andersen's Contemporary, Pinksummer Contemporary Art, Esther Schipper. © Photography by Studio Tomás Saraceno, 2010. November 7, 2017De Unie Hasselt-Genk

Studio Tomás Saraceno. Gravitational Waves with Giovanni Amelino-Camelia

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'Gravitational Waves' by Tomás Saraceno evokes an analogy often used by scientists: the comparison between a complex, 3-dimensional spider web, and our “spongy” universe, with galaxies morphing into wall-like sheets, leaving huge voids of nearly... Read more »

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October 30, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Saba Golchehr. Design from the Inside-out: Critically Adopting Big Data Methods

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Designers should be aware both of what is lost if they ignore new digital tools, and of the implications of uncritically appropriating big data technologies. This has occurred before in the uncritical acceptance of participatory approaches in the des... Read more »

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DSC_0073_web October 23, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Annelies Vaneycken. Beyond the Line: Design for Participation in the Light of Children’s Culture

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Children and their culture of play and curiosity form good allies in disorganising the world: disrupting routines by which public space is fixed, rethinking the rules on which the city is based, and interpreting public space in new ways. Text Anne... Read more »

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About

Z33 Research re-enforces and recapitulates strands of thought and research from exhibition projects of Z33 House of Contemporary Art in Hasselt, Belgium. Thematic art and design research studios – Studio Time, Studio Work and Studio Space – accumulate and connect the practice-based and academic research into an evolving body of knowledge. Z33 Research online (beta) collects and connects these different research threads. A new Z33 Research online platform for art and design research will be launched in late 2017 / early 2018.

Z33 House for Contemporary Art

Z33 House for Contemporary Art in Hasselt, Belgium, organizes projects and exhibitions of contemporary art and design. Instead of having a permanent collection, Z33 focuses on an ongoing programme of temporary exhibitions. These exhibitions always have a strong social and research-based orientation, and they address topics from various artistic standpoints with a critical eye. Each project combines an exhibition with an extensive programme of related events. In addition to exhibitions, Z33 organizes artistic projects in public spaces and serves as curator for exhibitions for external parties. In 2017–18, Z33 House for Contemporary Art will be renovated and a new wing will be built.

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