News and events

Practicum Musicae-concert Lokhorstkerk, 30 april 2015

Het concert van Practicum Musicae op donderdag 30 april voert de luisteraar mee naar de impressionistische, (laat-)romantische muziek van de 19de eeuw. Zo zal het Scherzo uit de F-A-E Sonate te horen zijn, een gezamenlijke compositie van Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann...


Encounters between art and science

‘Ontmoetingen tussen kunst en wetenschap’ is a series of dialogues between artists and scientists, organized by Studium Generale of Leiden University, the University of the Arts The Hague (Lectorate Art Theory & Practice), the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts, West The Hague and the Paard van Troje. Upcoming sessions include May 12, when Frans-Willem Korsten, Professor of Literary Studies, will enter into a dialogue with artist Barbara Visser. During the session of May 26, Carel Stolker, rector of Leiden University will be entering into a dialogue with theatre and opera director Johan Simons.             


New E-Book ‘De volmaakte beschouwer’ by PhDArts co-director Janneke Wesseling

PhDArts co-director Dr. Janneke Wesseling’s e-book ‘De volmaakte beschouwer, De ervaring van het kunstwerk en receptie-esthetica’ was recently published. The key question of the book is: how does the work of art work? The argumentation takes place at the intersection of reception aesthetics, art evaluation and art criticism and is illustrated by many examples from both the history of art and contemporary art.