All posts by Jozefien Van Beek

Wide Vercnocke, 2018.
November 21, 2018STUDIO SPACE

A-Z Night #8.
 Narratives of Migration

by Jozefien Van Beek

Since 2015, 1.5 million refugees have arrived in Europe. It has become very clear that migration is a subject we can't ignore. But what are the stories that we tell? And what language do we use to tell them?
 These were some of the questions raised during the A-Z night #8, held in Hasselt, Belgium on November 6. Jozefien Van Beek looks back and reflects on the main ideas, illustrated by the live drawings of Wide Vercnocke. Read more »

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October 22, 2018STUDIO WORK

A-Z Night #7. The Future Of Work

by Jozefien Van Beek

Digitalization, robotization and artificial intelligence: these are innovations that have the potential to radically change the nature of labour and thus our everyday lives, and they are in fact already doing so. Robots that take over the jobs of labourers, the boom of freelance work, the proportional rise in burnouts. What does the future of work look like? What does this mean for artists and designers? What are the new frameworks they operate in and what potential roles are set aside for them? This was the theme of A-Z night #7 held in Hasselt, Belgium on October 9, 2018. Jozefien Van Beek looks back and reflects on the main ideas, illustrated by the live drawings of Wide Vercnocke. Read more »

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