Sebastian Olma, AKV|St.Joost’s newly appointed researcher in the field of Autonomy in Art and Design, gave his first public lecture at AKV|St.Joost at the start of the academic year.
Also, the second newly appointed researcher, Michel van Dartel, introduced himself briefly. He will start in November as a researcher Human Oriented Creation in Art and Design.
In his lecture Serendipity in art: an exploration, Olma provided an insight and introduction into his current topic of research.
To exist as an artist, is to dare to throw oneself into the adventure of serendipity*
*The radical exploration of the present conditions of feeling and sensing
Also, he spoke about exhibitions he saw over the summer; Black Mountain College at the Hamburger Bahnhof, and Zero, let us explore the stars – at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.