Fri 22. October 2021, 09:00 – Sat 23. October 2021, 20:00

Connecting Localities: Ornamenta Research Trip, NL & BE

  • Atelier NL

    Atelier NLBergmannstraat 765615 KGEindhovenNorth BrabantNetherlands
  • Van Abbe Museum

    Van Abbe MuseumStratumsedijk 25611 NDEindhovenNorth BrabantNetherlands
  • Dutch Design Week @ Strijp-S

    Dutch Design Week @ Strijp-SKastanjelaan 4005616 LZEindhovenNorth BrabantNetherlands
  • MU Hybrid Art House

    MU Hybrid Art HouseTorenallee 40-065617 BDEindhovenNorth BrabantNetherlands
  • Museum van Bommel van Dam

    Museum van Bommel van DamNassaustraat5911 BSVenloLimburgNetherlands
  • Triënnale Brugge

    Triënnale BruggeLange Vesting 1128200BrugesWest FlandersBelgium
  • Bureau Europa

    Bureau EuropaBoschstraat 96211 ASMaastrichtLimburgNetherlands

Artistic initiatives in peripheral zones are emancipating. Ornamenta curators and a heterogeneous group of experts and active audience embarked on a trip around various locations in the Benelux. Here, failures and successes were identified when visiting a renowned design festival, an art biennale on trauma, and a centre for architecture discussing the impact of the production of Zinc on a Region. Two of the key questions that emerged were what is needed to attract a cultural crowd to rural areas and small towns and how to connect the locale with large-scale cultural events. The result was a lively discussion and coming together of ideas in order to address a world in flux where the spreading metropolis consumes the bordering regions.

  • Biennale
  • Social Practice
  • Analysis
  • Architecture
  • Curator
  • Curatorial
  • Design
  • Evaluation
  • Field trip
  • Groundwork
  • Housing
  • Invstigations
  • Living environments
  • Research
  • Spatial design
  • Study
  • Transdisciplinary
  • Urban planning
Schmutzige Ecke




  • Angelique Spaninks


  • Deniz Ova


  • Els Wuyts


  • Fleur Wilson


  • Jorn Konijn


  • Martina Muzi


  • Paolo Martini


  • Remco Beckers


  • Shendy Gardin
  • Sjors Bindels
  • Studio Lernert & Sander


  • Viviane Stappmanns