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  • Mon. 1 October 2018

    BAK Fellowship 2018/2019

    Proud to announce to be one of the ten Fellows who got a 2018/2019 research position at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst in Utrecht. I am going to develop a curriculum of #CommunityLearnings and developing test sites to enact trainings for the “Not Yet.” #TrainingForTheNotYet
  • Sun. 10 September 2017
    Exhibition view
    Exhibition view 'City Panorama

    Philadelphia Assembled

    Philadelphia Assembled joins art and civic engagement. Shaped by hundreds of collaborators, it tells a story of radical community building and active resistance. Challenging, inspiring, and as big as the city, Philadelphia Assembled asks: how can we collectively shape our futures?
  • Wed. 19 April 2017

    'This is not about gentrification’

    A cooperative bakery in the shadow of Liverpool FC’s stadium is aiming to transform a derelict terrace into affordable homes for the local community. As Liverpool FC’s Anfield stadium gleams in the April sunshine, the abandoned, steel-shuttered houses cowering in its shadow serve as a poignant reminder of the impact developments can have on their host communities.
  • Mon. 19 September 2016

    Book launch What's the Use?

    What's the Use? Constellations of Art, History, and Knowledge (Valiz, Van Abbemuseum, L'Internationale, 2016), is a collection of essays on the 'uses' of art. The starting point of the Reader is that art is an integral part of social, economic, and political processes, and that it is best understood in dialogue with these contexts, rather than as a 'thing in itself'. In their contributions, artists and writers explore the exchange between art, use, knowledge and history; now and in the past.
  • Thu. 8 September 2016

    ROTTERDAM CULTURAL HISTORIES #9: MANIFESTA 1 REVISITED

    Thursday 8 September from 20.00 hrs, Rotterdam Cultural Histories #9: Manifesta 1 Revisited will open in the shared space between TENT and Witte de With. This ninth edition revolves around Manifesta 1, the travelling European biennale that had its very first edition in Rotterdam from June to August 1996. Through never before shown archival and video material, this edition of Rotterdam Cultural Histories aims to shed some light on the coming about of the first Manifesta Biennale and the artworks shown.
  • Wed. 1 June 2016

    Article in DAMn #58

    JEANNE VAN HEESWIJK'S FIXINGS

    Jeanne van Heeswijk sees herself as a mediator, an intermediary between a situation, a space, a neighbourhood, and the people connected therewith. Encountering and communicating are key concepts in her practice. She only acts once the nuances of the context have been thoroughly determined.


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  • Jan 14, 2019Sunday evening we toasted on the new year @wijkcooperatie and enjoyed a great concert of Marjolein Meijers. At the second #Zuidtopia muziekmatinee at the Gemaal op Zuid. Where Marloes Alblas, talked about Berini’s, entrepreneurship, and family business in the Afrikaanderwijk. #CooperativeEconomies #GetLocal
  • Jan 11, 2019Angela showing me my place (in the bakery) / Finding yourself on the toilet. Beautiful to see how Homebaked Bakery is thriving #MorePiesEveryday #Herstories #Nonliniairtimelines @HomebakedLiverpool
  • Jan 11, 2019#HappyNewYear to Homebaked. It’s going to be an exciting one! As the Homebaked CLT starts to build collectively new houses and shops in 2019. I visited Liverpool before the holidays and attended the first Venue Design Meeting #CooperativeEconomies #CommunityLandtrust #FracturingScale @homebakedliverpool
  • Jan 9, 2019Good riddance. Happy New Year! #jeanneworks
  • Oct 30, 2018I already started, but here is my new diary for some radical planning #NoTimeForAnything #Radical Inspiration, Protests, Feminist Emancipation, Revolutionaries, Histories and Futures... #RadicalizingTheLocal #TrainingForTheNotYet
  • Oct 29, 2018Each map suggests a new framework through which to see the shifting landscape of the city, addressing the narratives that are often made invisible by dominant systems and linear understandings of time. These range in scale from the personal, to the local, to the global. #PhlassembledCityPanorama Collectively created concept and design: Bri Barton @everybodycolors (drawings), Charlyn Griffith @wholisticart (drawings), Jeanne van Heeswijk (initiating artist), Shari Hersh (process), in•sitecolaborative @insitecollab including Larissa Begault, Rania Dalloul, Nora Elmarzouky, and Sara Minard (framework design, research, and mapping), Jason Killinger @jasonkillinger (design), Janneke Absil (design), and Maurits de Bruijn (webdesign).