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Where Art Meets Play: 8 fantastic playgrounds that double as art installations

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Forget the drafty street corner  where kids are supposed to play on a boring teeter totter. Every city should take a page from the book of these amazing playground designs, where both children and adults can let their imagination run wild.   These These Crooked Houses in Brumleby, Copenhagen are designed by Monstrum. This Danish design agency creates thematic playgrounds that … Read More

Design for Waddenzeestraat approved by advisory committee Den Helder

Siobhan BurgerNews

In the beginning of 2015 Woningstichting Den Helder commissioned Arttenders to collaborate with Beltman Architecten on the design of the facade of the Waddenzeestraat in Den Helder. After their pitch Arno and Iris were selected as the artists. Now, several iterations down the road their design got approved by the advisory committee of Den Helder. The project consists of the … Read More

Sneak Peek: Urban Jungle at CIC Rotterdam by Studio Spass

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Our observant readers may remember the last news update on CIC X Arttenders Art at Work Project: we announced Studio Spass as winner of the pitch for an ‘Urban Jungle’ living room concept for the CIC office spaces. Today we are happy to give you a small sneak peek of the actual work in production! A Jungle Without Leaves For … Read More

Lesley Bamberger in Parool about the Kalverpassage and our upcoming Light Artwork

Siobhan BurgerNews

Kroonenberg Groep has started with the transformation of the Kalvertoren to a renewed shopping area. The transformation has largely been completed in the Fall of 2017 and punctuated with a new name: ‘Kalverpassage’. Arttenders embarks on an exciting new project in collaboration with the Kroonenberg Groep. The renewed Kalverpassage is a magnificent shopping experience slash art destination on the Kalverstraat … Read More

We proudly present our new Arttender: Rasima Isaeva

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Rasima believes that the best way to build a career is to invest time into getting to know how the industry works. We couldn’t agree more! Her internship as an assistant project manager at Arttenders is a chance  gain international working experience and to learn how art and business work together in the real world. Her interest in art, music … Read More

Celebrating 40 years of glass recycling with Nedvang

Siobhan BurgerNews

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the glass container in the Netherlands. For Nedvang, the organization in directing national recycling on behalf of producers and importers of packaged products, reason enough for a party. After a pitch procedure they have selected Arttenders as their agency to create the national campaign to celebrate this moment. As you will understand, the … Read More

Gift Guide for art lovers

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We want to kick-off the holiday season with a gift guide! And we wouldn’t be Arttenders if this guide wasn’t specifically for the art lovers among us. We have selected a few of our favorite books, webshops and artists for you to browse. We’re presenting a variety of gifts for both big and small wallets. Is there a better way … Read More

Arttenders & The Role of Culture in Resilient Cities in Launchtime S01E04

Siobhan BurgerNews

In S01E04 of Launchtime Nick & Lorenzo interviewed former Prime Minister Jan-Peter Balkenende and the two lady superhero’s of the week Siobhan Burger & Faye Ellen of ARTTENDERS on Cultural Resilience Launchtime: a podcast on the Dutch innovation community Launchtime is a podcast focusing on the Dutch innovation community. It’s a 30 min long show that is perfect for a lunch … Read More

The 8 Coolest Transformations Through Art

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Transformations are physical changes that lead to a change in perspective. They are much more than pleasurable aesthetics alone! Transformations within an urban context bring about major changes such as economic and cultural revitalization and are positively linked to the development of city areas. Artistic interventions help people break with everyday routines. They challenge people’s conceptions and behaviors by using … Read More

Crowd Force Rotterdam #11 Cultuur

Siobhan BurgerNews

On Monday, September 4 2017, 8 cultural entrepreneurs based in Rotterdam shared their entrepreneurial challenges with the crowd during the 11th edition of Crowd Force Rotterdam, organized by R’damse Nieuwe. As cultural chair, Arttenders’ Siobhan Burger co-hosted the event in Hofplein Theater Rotterdam. Crowd Force Rotterdam Crowd Force Rotterdam is an event where entrepreneurs share a specific entrepreneurial question with … Read More

Save the date: Launch De Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2018, November 3 2017

Siobhan BurgerNews

On Friday November 3, 2017 we will launch De Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2018. As chief editors of this years edition we proudly present the second edition of the national calendar, packed with a wide range of creatives the Dutch art scene has to offer. The calendar will be launched in the brand new location of Club Gem during a night full … Read More

10 Most Promising Students of Dutch Art Schools Class of 2017

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Arttenders is always on the lookout for new talents in the arts. One of the obvious ways to find them is by visiting the annual graduation shows from different art schools in the Netherlands. Unfortunately, we don’t have time to visit them all, but this year we peeped at Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht (HKU), Royal Academy of Art (KAKB, … Read More

Studio Spass Won Design pitch for CIC Rotterdam’s Urban Jungle themed Living room

Siobhan BurgerNews

Mid June Studio Spass and Haas&Hahn presented their sketch proposals for the new Living Room at CIC Rotterdam spaces. Studio Spass blew the CIC team away with their contemporary view on the ‘Urban Jungle’ theme. The artist as interior designer Recently CIC Rotterdam and Arttenders announced the next step in the CIC x Arttenders Art at Work Project in the … Read More

Arttenders expansion: Marco and Hilde join the team

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The office is getting more and more crowded. With Marco van Lenten on board as our senior project manager and Hilde Westerink as our communications manager we are ready to take the next step! We are happy to welcome them to our Arttenders’ team starting from August. Meet them here or drop by for a cup of coffee! Marco van … Read More

Presenting the Arttenders Workflow by Projekt C

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Artist Projekt C Designs our unique arttenders workflow Arttenders was looking for a simple way to communicate our unique work flow in a clear, but also a highly esthetic manner. During our never ending search for new artist we were approached by artist Chris Versteeg a.k.a. Projekt C whom invited himself for a cup of coffee and a introduction to … Read More