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Podcast series Radio Waterruis by Noortje Sanders

May 2020

Podcast series Radio Waterruis by Noortje Sanders

This spring WaterSchool resides in Metaal Kathedraal (metal cathedral) in Utrecht to further develop the curriculum of the WaterSchool. Artist in residence Noortje Sanders kicked off and launched her podcast series on the sound of water: Radio WaterRuis (Radio WaterMurmur), a 4 episode podcast for the whole family.

Listen to the first episode ‘Onder water is alles anders’ (Everything is different under water):

Listen to the second episode ‘Lawaai en stilte’ (Noise and silence):

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WaterSchool in Metaal Kathedraal Utrecht

March 2020

WaterSchool in Metaal Kathedraal Utrecht

This spring WaterSchool resides in Metaal Kathedraal (metal cathedral) Utrecht to further develop the curriculum of the WaterSchool. Rianne Makkink will also curate 4 Sunday afternoon sessions. The first session of the dialogue table ‘MISsie’ will take place Sunday 5th of April 09.30 h. Due to corona you can not attend to the session in the cathedral; we will come to your living room instead. read more

Rianne Makkink and Jurgen Bey part of curator team IABR - 2020

December 2019

Rianne Makkink and Jurgen Bey part of curator team IABR - 2020

Rianne Makkink and Jurgen Bey have been appointed curators Water as Leverage for the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR). Studio Makkink & Bey already participated in IABR – 2018 with their WaterSchool. WaterSchool 2.0 will open during IABR-2020. read more

17 Studens, 1 Clay oven

October 2019

17 Studens, 1 Clay oven

Last summer WaterSchool, Studio Makkink & Bey and Atelier NL organised a SummerSchool for students. 17 students went out in the polder, gathering clay. They made an oven by hand and with materials available.

The adventure was filmed. read more

Lecture Water Matter X Neuhaus in Het Nieuwe Instituut Rotterdam

September 2019

Lecture Water Matter X Neuhaus in Het Nieuwe Instituut Rotterdam

On Thursday, 5th of September 2019 Rianne Makkink explored the properties and agency of water, together with physician and researcher Yuka Mizusawa (the message of water) and artist and designer Aliki van der Kruijs (water as design element). The lectures were followed by a vital water ‘tupperware party’ organised by Aqua Aurora. read more

Summer-WaterSchool Noordoostpolder

July 2019

Summer-WaterSchool Noordoostpolder

Studio Makkink & Bey is organising a Summer-WaterSchool on their farm in the Noordoostpolder in August. We are happy to invite students, designers and young professionals to attend to one of the two weeklong workshops (Monday until Friday): one starts the 12th of August and the other one starts the 19th of August 2019. read more

WaterSchool in C-mine Genk (B)

July 2019

WaterSchool in C-mine Genk (B)

WaterSchool present in A School of Schools exhibition from 28 of June until 29 of September 2019 in C-Mine, Genk (B) read more

Design Matters: WaterSchool one of the best of Milan 2019

June 2019

Design Matters: WaterSchool one of the best of Milan 2019

Design journalist Jeroen Junte presented the highs and lows of Milan Design Week. WaterSchool is one of the selected projects . Watch Rianne Makkink’s presentation here (introduction by Jeroen Junte starts at 12:30; Rianne starts at 13:50). read more

WaterSchool at Atelier Luma in Arles, France

May 2019

WaterSchool at Atelier Luma in Arles, France

The WaterSchool installation showed how an open environment can actually work in practice. read more

WaterSchool in Taipei Taiwan

April 2019

WaterSchool in Taipei Taiwan

Woven table cloth shows vision on co-operation between different crafts. read more

Press release Milano 2019

April 2019

Press release Milano 2019

Check out our press release and download link for images and illustrations. read more

Check out our Instagram

April 2019

Check out our Instagram

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ALCOVA | Press Preview | Milan Design Week - Fuori Salone 2019

March 2019

ALCOVA | Press Preview | Milan Design Week - Fuori Salone 2019

WaterSchool is happy to invite all press to the press preview. read more

Waterschool at Alcova during Milan Design Week

March 2019

Waterschool at Alcova during Milan Design Week

We are happy to announce that WaterSchool by Studio Makkink & Bey will be present in Alcova from the 9th to 14th of April. Come join us between 11 am and 7 pm. read more

WaterSchool at Design Biennal Istanbul

September 2018

WaterSchool at Design Biennal Istanbul

The WaterSchool was invited to be present at the 4th Design Biennial in Istanbul from 22nd of September to 4th of November 2018. read more

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