- Lectorate Art Theory & Practice
- Royal Academy of Art (KABK)
- Prinsessegracht 4
- NL – 2514 AN Den Haag
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Grootes specialized in photography and is predominantly interested in the processes surrounding the interpretation of a photograph, as well as in the relation of photography to other disciplines. She wants to do further investigate the connection between photography and text/language or literature.
Grootes teaches theory at the Photography Department at the Royal Academy of Art. Additionally she is involved in various educational projects and pilots at the art academy.
Ingrid Grootes joined the research group of the lectorate in 2013.
Corinne Noordenbos joined the research group in 2008. As a research group initiative, she and colleague Hans Scholten created a research lab on documentary photography, which she and Scholten have led since 2010.
In 2008, Noorda exhibited the installation ‘Statisch Vooruitgangsmonument’ (‘Static Progress Monument’), which consisted of, among others, a combination of works from De Stijl movement from Museum de Lakenhal in Leiden, ceramics and anthroposophic artefacts. With this installation she investigated the desire for an all-encompassing ideology by placing her personal collection as Gesamtkunstwerk in a historical-subjective framework.
Since 2009, Noorda has been engaged in a doctoral research on ‘ReForm’ at PhDArts, Leiden University. This visual research is focused on the influence of the historical reform movement in Europe and the United States.
In her own work she recycles elements from this movement, such as reform education, food and dance. ‘ReForm’ is an investigation of the possibilities of this simultaneously progressive and conservative movement, and functions as a ‘test site’ where occult and indigestible remains are being examined and tested.
In addition, Ruchama Noorda is a member of CIVIC VIRTUE, an artists’ collective from Amsterdam, which has been working on a ‘Neo Classic Revival’ since 2010.Ruchama Noorda joined the research group of the lectorate in 2009.
Currently he is a teacher at the St. Joost Academy, Academy of Art and Design, Breda. Previously he taught at the Rijksakademie for visual arts and at Post St. Joost, Breda, where he also led the Photography department.
Additionally, he has often been a visiting lecturer, member of forums and he has taught workshops in the Netherlands and the United States, including New York, Boston and Minneapolis. He has travelled extensively throughout Europe, South America, the Middle East and Asia.
Scholten’s work is included in many public and private collections. In addition, he has realized public commissions in The Netherlands.
He exhibited his work in many galleries and art institutes in and outside the Netherlands, as well in museums such as the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, SMBA in Amsterdam, Huis Marseille in Amsterdam, museum Het GEM in The Hague and Museum De Hallen in Haarlem.
In 2010 he started his doctoral studies at PhDArts, Leiden University. He currently lives in the Netherlands and France.
Hans Scholten joined the research group of the lectorate in 2008. As a research group initiative, he and colleague Corinne Noordenbos created a research lab on documentary photography, which he and Noordenbos have led since 2010.
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WLFR projects have been exhibited, performed and published on four continents and include P.I.A (interactive audio performance for magnetic card readers, 1994), fZone (website generating audio compositions based on weather conditions in the world’s time zones, 1995) PARR (research project on nano-aesthetics resulting in computer generated books and animations, 2000), BuBL Space (pocket device to disable mobile phones, 2002, with Arthur Elsenaar), Genetic Design (media project on art education in genetic modification, 2003), o—o—o—o (project on intention hacking the game of chess, 2010, with ConceptsAssociated) and WfNn (nanotechnology project on creating magnetic fragrances, 2011).
Stolk graduated from the ArtScience Interfaculty in The Hague, earning his Master’s degree summa cum laude in 2004. He also co-founded ‘formalism’ (concept & design creators) and ‘ConceptsAssociated’ (idea agency) and is chairman of the ‘eCulture’ Committee of the Dutch Arts Council. His is a lecturer and supervisor at, among others, the ArtScience Interfaculty of the Royal Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, and the PhDArts and MediaTechnology-MSc programmes of Leiden University.
Taconis Stolk is a member of the research group of the lectorate since 2009.