The core values of Castrum Peregrini are destilled from its’ history. All activities relate in one way or another to one or more of those values. Castrum Peregrini develops activities in close collaboration with a creative network, represented by a programme advisory group. The activities are structured under 4 headings. Have a look at the agenda for upcoming events.
exhibiting contemporary culture
Curated by Michiel van Iersel; With works of Susanne Kriemann, Alexandra Leykauf, John Kleckner, Chris Kabel, Simon van Keulen, Gisèle, Max Beckmann, Jan Toorop en Walter Benjamin.
Networking Books (2010)
Mapping a creative network and creating a temporary canon in the library of Castrum Peregrini.
Matter of Monument (2011)
Curated by Saskia van Stein and Huib Haye van der Werf. With works of Michiel Schuurman, Bas de Wit, Inti Hernandez, Simon Bosch, e.a.
European projects, residencies and boarder crossing collaborations
Mapping Future Heritage (2011-2013)
A project in collaboration with the Centre for Humanities at the University of Lviv, Ukraine and the National University of the Arts, Bucharest, Romania.
Curator/Thinker-In-Residence (2011- ongoing)
A coollaborative residence programme with the Goethe Institut Niederlande.
cultural evening salons
3 speakers and one moederator each give a short statement realting their own work to a thought of an influential figure from the past: Spinoza, Hannah Arendt, Georg Büchner, Elias Canetti… They come back to life in contemporary work from various disciplines.
Series inspired by Roland Barthes: deconstructing Myths of today that reveal insights in current society and culture. Face it!
Evenings in partnership
Book presentations, expert talks, n8, fringe festival,- worth while cross-overs
the think tank of Castrum Peregrini
On invitation only brunch meetings on Sundays between 12&14 hrs. In these small scale meetings ideas from within the creative network of Castrum Peregrini are discussed amoungst peers. All participants bring content or home-made food. The programme advisory group, staff and partners of Castrum Peregrini use this format to sharpen ideas and discuss projects that will later see the light in public programming.