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In Hindsight
Chris van der Heijden

Lecture: 20 November 2019 - 19.00 hrs

Chris van der Heijden asks us a double question: how to foresee the consequences of your thoughts and acts? And: how to understand and to explain without knowing what you know?

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PERPLEX!
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A travel magazine for those who are uncertain.

Perplex! is inspired by dialogues that began at Herengracht 401 and have extended into a method for opening up spaces and conversations - to be vulnerable even when it may feel impossible.

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Nieuwe naam en logo
New name and new logo

Na meer dan 75 jaren onder verschillende omstandigheden en verschillende betekenissen te hebben gefungeerd is het aan de orde om de oude naam Castrum Peregrini af te leggen.

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EU project
Heritage Contact Zone

Heritage Contact Zone (HCZ) is a EU project that investigates the potential of heritage as a contact zone, a space in which artistic production and creative processes can involve citizens to think about the future we want to live in: across boundaries of time and culture.

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Visit
The House of Gisèle

The House is a living archive. Guided tours through its historic interiors explore a maze of rooms, corridors, stairways and surprising spaces with their stories. Make an appointment for a group visit of approximately 1 hour.

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Publications

A selection of thematic magazines and publications that feature the highlights of our thematic year programmes and projects. Download them here or get a hard copy at Herengracht 401.

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Biografie Gisèle

Zeven jaar geleden benaderden wij Annet Mooij met het verzoek het leven van Gisèle te onderzoeken en te beschrijven. De biografie over Gisèle is een belangrijke bouwsteen in ons streven om het verleden van deze stichting verder te laten onderzoeken en open te stellen.

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The Warp and Weft of Memory

In this long term artistic research project Renée Turner explored the wardrobe of Gisèle in writing, photographs, videos, and illustrations. She reflects on the intimacy of the closet, a life-writing, history, the privileges of class, and the persona of the female artist.

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Transhistoric coalition

De Oude Kerk, Museum van Loon, H401 and De Reinwardt Academie form the Transhistorical Coalition. Each year they support an artist to live in Amsterdam and realise a inter- or transhistorical work in their premises.

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EU Project
SPEME

Spaces of Memory in Europe, Argentina, Colombia (SPEME) is a EU-funded (Horizon2020) programme of exchanges between academics working on memory, trauma and heritage and practitioners working at sites of memory in Italy, The Netherlands, Argentina and Colombia.

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Documentary Film Herengracht 401

Een documentaire film van Janina Pigaht (2016)

Filmmaker Janina Pigaht wil het verhaal van het huis vastleggen nu er ook nog mensen kunnen vertellen over de eerste decennia vlak na de oorlog. Maar valt er wel een eenduidig verhaal te vertellen?

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EU project
Academy of Participation

This article reflects on 3 years of an Erasmus+ funded Strategic Partnership project on participation in and through the arts, its network dynamics, key outcomes and its embeddedness in a European policy context. It concludes with a brief outlook on future activities.

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