As the main point in the Netherlands, LAPS, Research Institute for Art and Public Space, contributes to the development, disclosure and presentation of knowledge on art and public space. The research institute carries out research, on the one hand on fundamental questions and basic principles in regard to art, design and the public domain, and on the other hand on practical problems in relation to specific situations. LAPS, Research Institute for Art and Public Space works for commissioners that vary from public authorities to organizations and freelancers. The research institute also initiates its own research and disperses the results through symposia, lectures, debates, publications and exhibitions.
- 01.04.2021 Contemporary Commoning Newsletter #2 Contemporary Commoning is a two year research project investigating the many ways in which ‘commoning’ can contribute to new forms of public space, in the physical as well as the digital realm, and new spaces... Read more
- 01.04.2021 Contemporary Commoning Newsletter #1 Contemporary Commoning is a two year research project investigating the many ways in which ‘commoning’ can contribute to new forms of public space, in the physical as well as the digital realm, and new spaces... Read more
- 29.01.2021 Contemporary Commoning – Introducing the Researchers Researchers Zsuzsanna Tomor, Socrates Schouten and Ronald Rietveld introduce themselves and elaborate on their involvement in the project. Read more
- 10.12.2020 Out Now: IN/Search RE/Search IN/ SEARCH RE/ SEARCH explores how artists and designers can contribute viable and alternative ways of thinking to counter the dangerous and pervasive neoliberal forces influencing the globe. It considers how research in art academies... Read more
- 13.11.2020 Watch: Research Symposium 2019/2020 The Research Fellowship is an initiative of the Sandberg Institute and Rietveld Academie to pursue different knowledge practices involving topics such as Artificial Intelligence, The City and New Materials. From both Rietveld and Sandberg, a... Read more