Last day of ‘Museum of Arte Útil’

30.03.2014 / 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Van Abbemuseum, Bilderdijklaan 10. Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Visiting the Museum, Discussion, Workshop and Finissage
Coordinated by Museum of Arte Útil team

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11:00 hrs

Visiting the ‘Museum of Arte Útil’ with special sandals created by artist Christian Nyampeta and introduction by and discussion with Van Abbemuseum curator Nick Aikens

12:30 hrs


13:00 hrs

Plenary discussion on the notion of use in relation to the notion of Franciscan poverty with Adrian Rifkin and Christian Nyampeta

14:00 hrs

Fabric-dying workshop with Christian Nyampeta in line with the idea of habitus both as clothing and way of living

16:00 hrs


This is the list of initiators and the methods through which the case studies was presented.

Use it Yourself:

Santiago Cirugeda, Luca Pucci, Bik van der Pol, Vivireternamente and Yomango

Institutional Repurpose:

Paulina Cornejo, Ahmet ÖÄŸüt, Apolonija Šušteršič and WochenKlausur

Rooms of Propaganda, Legitimation and Belief:

Tania Bruguera, Eduardo Costa, Charles Esche, Jeanne van Heeswijk, Pino Poggi and Stephen Wright


Santiago Cirugeda, Sean Dockray, Núria Güell, Rebecca Gomperts, IRWIN, Ruben Santiago and WochenKlausur

Room of Controversies:

Azra Akšamija, Electronic Disturbance Theatre 2.0, Jalila Essaïdi, IRWIN and Institute for Human Activities

Space Hijack:

NSW Builders Labourers Federation and Victoria Street Resident Action Group, Liz Christy, Santiago Cirugeda, Núria Güell, Memetro, Bonnie O. Sherk and WochenKlausur

Open Access:

Joseph Beuys, Missdata, Daniel Godínez Nivón, Critical Art Ensemble, John Ruskin and Yao Jui-Chung + Lost Society Document

Legislative Change:

Augusto Boal, Jeanne van Heeswijk, Djambawa Marawili – Artists from the Yirrkala region, Provo and Laurie Jo Reynolds

Reforming Capital:

Claudia Fernández, Carla ,Fernández. Grizedale Arts, Rolling Jubilee, Jeannette Petrik, WochenKlausur, Pivot and Publink

Live Projects:

Lara Almarcegui, Artun Alaska Arasli, Tania Bruguera, Núria Güell, Jeanne van Heeswijk, Mike Merrington, Collaboration-O, Publink, WochenKlausur and Wooloo


Nick Aikens, Tania Bruguera, constructLab (with Alex Roemer, Bureau d’Études, Collective Works and others), Annette Eliëns, Charles Esche, Annie Fletcher, Gemma Medina and Alessandra Saviotti