November 26, 2013

In light of the publication of the fourth edition of AR[t] magazine, the launch of the Royal Academy of Art’s workshops website and the Research Department IVT’s acknowledgement as a so-called centre point digital visualisation and production techniques in art education, a mini-conference will be hosted on Thursday 28 November 2013.The festivities will kick off at 16.00 hrs at the Academy’s Auditorium (Bleijenburg hall, ground level). Guests are taken on a short tour around a couple of workshops to learn more about the various digital and production techniques students could make use of.Four lectures (in Dutch) are held from 17.00 hrs at the Auditorium; speakers include Yolande Kolstee, Edwin van der Heide, Pieter Jonker and Cornel Bierens who will talk about, amongst other things, 3D printing artworks. From 18.00 hrs drinks and appetisers will be served and guests are invited to voice their opinions on several topics.

March 25, 2013

On Thursday 4 and Friday 5 April 2013, NIOC will take place in Arnhem. Reba Wesdorp, research assistant at both the AR Lab and the Research Department IVT, has been selected to give a presentation about the Research Department's work. An additional study into the use of innovative visualisation techniques at universities of applied sciences (hbo) will be done and a presentation of a previous study into the implementation of new visualisation techniques at art academies will kick-off this new research project. The Dutch Creative Council and the Platform HBO Creatieve Industrie have voiced their support for this research.The National ICT Education Conference (Nationaal Informatica Onderwijs Congres)  is organised every two years and this year the organisational duties reside with Hogeschool Arnhem and the Radboud University. ICT not only plays a vital role in business, but it is also an important part of education. This is something which will be extensively discussed in keynote speeches, presentations and poster sessions. Universities, universities of applied sciences (hbo) and vocational education (mbo) are all represented. Read more about the programme and the participants on the NIOC's website.