Articles by: Ienke Kastelein

Ienke Kastelein is an internationally renowned artist interested in perception and the senses. She is engaged in context and habitat. Hence walking and sitting have become essential research methods as well as performance practices. Her approach can be perceived as scenography of space. Ienke Kastelein holds a BA in History of Art (Utrecht University) and studied photography. Her work is shown and performed internationally from New York, to Athens, Strasbourg and Berlin. She is a guest lecturer at Master of Scenography (Utrecht NL), Master CorpoReal at ARTEZ Academy (Zwolle, NL) and Art Academy Minerva (Groningen, NL).

Redefining Oikos. Where Do We Feel at Home?

Redefining Oikos. Where Do We Feel at Home?

In issuing this Open Call, APRIA wanted contributors to reflect on questions such as: ‘What or who determines what home is?’ and ‘What does it mean to be at home?’ Seven contributions from ArtEZ students and staff were selected, a variety of artistic research in form and content. The researchers delve into the complex meaning of oikos, re-examining concepts of home and the tension between safe and harmful spaces in times of crisis.

Just Leaving and Other Ways of Saying Goodbye

Just Leaving and Other Ways of Saying Goodbye

This series of articles has covered engagement. But what about disengagement? In other words, once a commitment has been made and a practice has been conducted, how does an artist ‘quit’ it? This article looks at some key considerations that make moral evaluation of engaged practices possible. In thinking through these evaluations, we come across a set of methods of disengagement that rethink the relation engaged practices have to ethical judgement.