Be The Future of Something Else | Networking Event | October 17th 2021


We’re delighted to take this opportunity to invite you to join our networking event as part of the Dutch Design Week 2021 on Sunday 17th October of 10:15 -12:00 hrs at the Klokgebouw, Eindhoven.

We take this moment as an art school to show you the boundless creativity that unfolds within our academic community by showcasing some of our best talents at DDW. Talent development within the arts is a dynamic process that never stops. In the coming years we’re further integrating art, design, creative technology and business innovation to fulfill our mission of creating meaningful connections between students, professionals, the city and the cultural and creative industries. 

In celebration of this we proudly present the publication Be the Future of Something Else, which features work by the Master and Bachelor 2021 graduate award-winners and nominees.


                 10.15 a.m. Walk in

10.45 a.m. Start programme

René Bosma (Dean St. Joost School of Art and Design)

Publication: Be the future of something else

Talk Femke Koppe (winner Wacom Talent Development Award 2021)

Talk Sonia Commandeur (winner St. Joostpenning 2021)

11.30 a.m. Award ceremony EKP Excellence in Research Award Jury members: 

Aric Chen (Het Nieuwe Instituut) and  Saskia van Stein (International Architecture Biënnale Rotterdam)

11.45 a.m. Visit the St. Joost/MIVC graduate exhibition in the Klokgebouw


Please RSVP your attendance here before 14th October, the event will be in both Dutch and English. As this is a seated event, only visitors with a COVID-certificate can attend. Please note that a DDW ticket is not needed to attend the event, but it is required to visit the exhibition.

About the EKP Excellence in Research Award

The EKP Excellence in Research Award is an annual award of € 2,500 for the best graduate research at master level, sponsored by SDK Vastgoed. The award acknowledges students’ creative ability to progress novel ideas into stimulating works, and accentuates the transformative potential of artists and designers in the world.