Student Workshop: Creative Responses to Archival Material

22 March 2018

Alongside the Saudade exhibition at Twelve Twelve Gallery in April, the EAC will host a workshop for students who are interested in working with archival material in new and interesting ways. The workshop will be primarily focusing on the interaction between archives and contemporary art; however, all fields of study are welcome.

The maximum group size is 10 so be sure to sign up quickly (by emailing to reserve your space. This one day interdisciplinary workshop is free and lunch will be provided.

Workshop Schedule.

10am – 11am – EAC introduction & presentation on handling/using archival material.
11.15 – 12.30 – Saudade Artist presentations.
1.30 – 3.00 – Research & discovery of archival ephemera.
3.00 – 4.00 – short student presentations of ideas and ‘first thoughts’.

Janne van Gilst is a photographer based in The Hague. In her work, she focuses on our environment, its landscape and how we shape and relate to it. She is represented by Meraki Agency and was nominated for the Foto Kees Scherer Prize in 2015.

Thomas Nondh Jansen, a photographer and children’s book maker, was born in Bangkok, Thailand and then adopted by Dutch parents. He graduated from KABK in 2013. In his practice he searches for his place in the world, between the two cultures that he connects with. In 2016 his book, De olifant die niet wist of hij verdwaald was, was published by Uitgeverij Leopold.

Workshop Lead:
Natalie McIlroy is a Scottish visual artist & curator currently based in The Hague. She studied Environmental Art at Glasgow School of Art and graduated with a Masters Distinction from Chelsea College of Art and Design in London in 2010. Natalie’s practice is site specific, community aware and installation based. Her curatorial projects are concerned with collaboration and interdisciplinary approaches to combine heritage and contemporary art.

Immediately after the workshop, McIlroy, who is also curator of the Saudade Exhibition at the Twelve Twelve Gallery, will offer a guided tour of Saudade for those who would like to meet her there. Transport from the EAC to Twelve Twelve will not be provided.

Sign up to the event by emailing
Please state your name, course name and place of study.