Istanbul-Design-Biennial_web October 13, 2017STUDIO WORK

Learning from Learning at A School of Schools. Open Call


Istanbul Design Biennial 2018, curated by Jan Boelen, will focus on design education and knowledge under a theme 'A School of Schools'. An open call for the biennial is looking for both schools and learners to participate in the biennial. Text 4th... Read more »

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Expressions in multiple forms_web October 10, 2017STUDIO WORK

Michael Kaethler. The Curator as Hermes: A Mediator Between Knowledge Worlds


Through the staging and framing of cultural artefacts, the curator creates new physical and conceptual relationships, merging audiences, spaces, and ideas into new composites that transcend their invariable appearances. Text Michael Kaethler. ... Read more »


David Mabb: A Provisional Memorial to Nuclear Disarmament (2015). Perpetual Uncertainty, Z33 House for Contemporary Art, 17 September–10 December 2017. © Kristof Vrancken / Z33. October 3, 2017Nuclear Culture

Exhibition. Perpetual Uncertainty


Perpetual Uncertainty is an exploration of contemporary art in the nuclear anthropocene. The exhibition brings together international artists from across Europe, the USA and Japan to investigate experiences of nuclear technology, radiation and the co... Read more »


Image Paintimpact / October 3, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Chris Perkins. The Wider Significance of Performative Mapping


Mapping in a broader context has increasingly been rethought as much more than a scientific controlling of the world, or a fixative political device. It is increasingly also understood as performative, as the in case of Pokemon GO. Text Chris Perk... Read more »



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.