Platform for Research through the Arts and Sciences

Contemporary Commoning is a two-year research project investigating the many ways in which ‘commoning’ can contribute to new forms of public space, in the physical as well as the digital realm, and new spaces for public action. This research takes the potential contribution of design and art in these processes of ‘commoning’ as the main point of departure. 

The research is a collaboration between the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Sandberg Institute, Waag: Technology and Society, University of Amsterdam’s Center for Urban Studies, Casco Art Institute, and Studio René Boer, who were awarded an NWO/SIA Smart Cultures grant in 2019.

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