AM – event – Dérive Berlin Residency – Launch Event


Dérive Berlin Residency – Launch Event
Friday November 13 at 15.00 hrs
Avans University of Applied Sciences.
Auditorium AKV|St.Joost
Beukenlaan 1, 4834 CR Breda


15:00 Welcome
René Bosma, Deputy Director AKV|St.Joost, Avans University
15:10 Dérive Berlin: Purpose & Aims
Sebastian Olma, Professor for Autonomy in Art and Design
15:30 Dérive Berlin: A Trip through Europe’s Creative Capital
Andreas Krüger, Chairman Belius Foundation and co-founder of Planet Modulor
16:15 Q & A
16:30 Reception

Dérive Berlin is a new 2 months residency awarded twice annually by the Belius Foundation Berlin in collaboration with the Research Centre for Art & Design, Avans University of Applied Sciences.

Eligible for application are advanced students of AKV|St.Joost and Avans Communication and Multimedia Design (CMD) programs. Two students per year will be admitted based on selection by professor Sebastian Olma.

If you’re interested, be there! This is a unique opportunity to meet the initiators of Dérive Berlin and learn about the details of the residency.

Dérive Berlin benefits include:
– Travel expenses
– Monthly scholarship of €500
– Free accommodation in Berlin (Moritzplatz)
– Belius foundation mentoring program
– Introduction to Berlin’s art & design networks
– Workshop access

Andreas Krüger is co-founder of Modulor; the largest European shop in Art Supplies and Art Production Support. Modulor combines a wide range of materials with various manufacturing techniques that meet the needs of individual artists. Furthermore Krüger participates in Belius Foundation, wherein he belongs to the group of movers and shakers in Creative City Development in Germany. More info:!5094587/