Projects

Living as Form

Register now! . This two-day international conference in Amsterdam about participatory art in education and culture features keynote presentations of cutting edge initiatives, panel discussions, workshops and open space technology sessions for an active role of all participants sharing their practice and peer-to-peer exchange.   With a.o. Renzo Martens, Patricia Kaersenhout, Pierluigi Sacco,- and you! […]

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Research Council

Radical openness towards the past The complex history of Castrum Peregrini has been subject to research of historians, literature scholars, sociologists and artists. Despite the many and good studies that exist there is a growing demand for research into areas such as resistance, subversive strategies, the relation of arts, crafts and community as well as […]

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Castrum Peregrini Dialogue

We have realised the first round of our think tank, the Castrum Peregrinin Dialogue, with the generous support of the Pauwhoff Fund and in close partnership with the European Cultural Foundation and the Dialogue Advisory Group. The latter – an internationally acclaimed group of peace mediators- holds office here in our premises. The ECF is […]

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Residencies supported by Mondriaan Fund

2017 artists in the residence at Castrum Peregrini supported by the Mondriaan Fund   March & April 2017: Pieter Paul Pothoven  The work of Pieter Paul Pothoven (1981, NL) comprises sculpture, installation, and includes different forms of writing as well. In his projects, he searches for alternative ways of engaging with the past through study […]

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New 3Package Deal coalition: Transhistoricity

De Oude Kerk, Museum van Loon, Castrum Peregrini and De Reinwardt Academie make up the new coalition “Transhistoriciteit” supported within the framework of 3Package Deal. It wants to stimulate ‘creative producers’ to develop activities that connect and combine historic periods and cultural contexts. The coalition partners have selected Tel Aviv based artist Ronit Porat to […]

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European Academy of Participation

European Academy of Participation Creative producers and the communities of tomorrow A Strategic Partnership supported by the ERASMUS+ programme of the European Commission. September 2015 – August 2018 The European Academy of Participation (EAP) brings together 10 partners from all over Europe, including higher education institutions and arts and culture organisations. The project aims to […]

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The Warp and Weft of Memory

“Every poet of furniture — even if he be a poet in a garret, and therefore has no furniture — knows that the inner space of an old wardrobe is deep.”  Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space, 1958 The Warp and Weft of Memory is a research project by artist and writer Renée Turner, which […]

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important-souvnirs

Nov 2013- Nov 2015 Een samwenwerking tussen kunstenares Amie Dicke en Castrum Peregrini. Amie Dicke: “When I first saw the scribble saying ’DO NOT TOUCH~ I am sorting important souvnirs’ on top of an untouched pile of papers, this message perfectly described my own observations at Castrum Peregrini. The note was one of the many small personal reminders from the studio of artist Gisèle (1912-2013), which […]

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Een huis als muze

Een samwenwerking tussen Amie Dicke en Castrum Peregrini. Nov 2013- Nov 2014 . Amie Dicke: When I first saw the scribble saying ’DO NOT TOUCH~ I am sorting important souvnirs’ on top of an untouched pile of papers, this message perfectly described my own observations at Castrum Peregrini. The note was one of the many small personal reminders from the studio of artist Gisèle (1912-2013), which […]

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Silent Heroes

Silent Heroes The Learning Partnerships looks back on an exciting and rich first half of the project.   http://www.silentheroes.eu/ The project has made a vibrant start during its first partners meeting in Amsterdam during which the partners have agreed on a structure, method, division of tasks and timeline to approach the project objectives to be […]

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Silent Heroes, Living Memory.

The context of hiding during the Second World War as a challenge for cultural memory organisations A Grundtvig Learning Partnership financed by the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission Partners Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam The Jewish Cultural Quarter in Amsterdam Jüdisches Museum Hohenems Silent Heroes Memorial Center of the German Resistance Memorial Center Foundation, Berlin […]

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