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.
- 09.03.2020 Open call for abstracts Think Tank #6 – open call for papers, presentations and moderated talks The Glass Virus is now inviting practice led researchers and postgraduates to submit abstracts for ‘Relevance of Critical Making: Practice and Education’ Think... Read more
- 10.01.2020 ‘Little Man, Time and the Troubadour’ De nieuwste film van Ineke Smits is geselecteerd voor het International Film Festival Rotterdam 2020. ‘Little Man, Time and the Troubadour’ is te zien op vrijdag 24 januari, maandag 27 januari en zaterdag 1 februari... Read more
- 07.01.2020 Smart Hybrid forms We have entered the Anthropocene. Humanity has become a geological force transforming the geology of the earth itself. The traditional method of science, which sees nature as an object of study which lies outside of... Read more
- 07.01.2020 Contemporary Commoning The Gerrit Rietveld Academy and Sandberg Institute have been approached by property developer BPD to rethink the role of communal spaces in their projects on Amsterdam’s Zeeburgereiland. In response to this specific request and to... Read more