Platform Beeldende Kunst Esmee Schoutens – Platform BK






Esmee Schoutens

Esmee Schoutens works as a research assistant at the National Museum for World Cultures in the Netherlands and as an independent researcher, editor, and curator. She holds an MA in Critical Studies in Art and Culture from VU University Amsterdam and has worked for several modern and contemporary art institutions such as the Amsterdam Museum, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and Marres. Schoutens is specialized in art/technology collaborations and artistic responses to the rise of digital technology in the 1960s and 1990s. She is part of the board of Platform BK.




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Event: Envision Free Space
19/12/2023
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Launch ‘The Liberation of Arts Philantropy’ reader
19/12/2023
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Meet up: What does this mean for the arts?
09/12/2023
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Workshop: Mapping Your Art Practice
08/12/2023
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The Liberation of Arts Philantropy
03/12/2023
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In the Turmoil of the Election Campaign, We Forget about One Thing: Culture
21/11/2023
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A Call To Open Calls
16/11/2023
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Platform BK’s Office-in-Residence at W139
13/11/2023
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Launch of Artists’ Fees Guideline 2.0
08/11/2023
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Workshop: Fair Pay Practice
03/11/2023
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NEWS FROM CREATIEVE COALITIE
30/10/2023
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Workshop: Unionizing the Speculative
18/10/2023
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Proposal for updating artist fee guideline is approved by BKNL.
11/10/2023
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Paradisodebat 2023
04/09/2023
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Event: A Call to Open Calls
21/08/2023
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#NIETONDERDEZAAGLIJN 2023
21/08/2023
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News from Creatieve Coalitie
19/06/2023
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Fair Pay is mandatory for government-subsidized cultural institutions (BIS)
12/06/2023
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The Algemene Rekenkamer concluded that there are nO CHECKS ON FAIR PRACTICE CODE IN THE CULTURAL SECTOR.
22/05/2023
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Report ‘Waarde van Beeld’
15/05/2023
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WORKSHOP: MAPPING PRECARITY BY PLATFORM BK
15/05/2023
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News from The Hague
17/04/2023
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workshop: Solidarity in the Artistic Biotope
14/04/2023
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TOWARDS A RESILIENT AND AGILE CULTURE SECTOR IN AMSTERDAM
07/04/2023
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Gallery Fair Practice Code
03/04/2023
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Day of the Young Artist 2023: The Art of Engagement
30/03/2023
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Workshop on Solidarity in the Artistic Biotope
04/03/2023
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The Politics of Artistic Labor
04/03/2023
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Harriet Morley and Jeannette Slütter new directors Platform BK
01/03/2023
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Become a member now!
24/02/2023
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Shaping Solidarity in the Arts
23/02/2023
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Artists in Solidarity NL
23/02/2023
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Shaping Solidarity in the Arts
19/01/2023
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Vacancy: Directorship of Platform BK
19/12/2022
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Stop Calling Artists Entrepreneurs
16/12/2022
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The Art of Making
16/12/2022
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Open source guerilla art for international human rights day
09/12/2022
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Support for freelancers from Platform ACCT
01/12/2022
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Who’s Paying the Art Writer?
01/11/2022
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Platform BK Solidarity Camp
28/10/2022
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AA Talk: From Art Factory to Free Space
21/10/2022
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Workshop Negotiating Up
14/10/2022
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Announcing the Artist Fee Guideline 2.0
14/10/2022
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Who Owns the Studios?
04/10/2022
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Studio Talks: Artist in the Political Arena
27/09/2022
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Solidarity with Lumbung
15/09/2022
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10 Years of Platform BK Party
13/09/2022
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What is a good world?
01/09/2022
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How many complaints do we need to change an institution?
25/07/2022
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Platform BK Solidarity Camp
08/07/2022
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Do we want a state of patronage?
08/07/2022
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The Great Disappearing Act
01/07/2022
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Year Report 2021
13/06/2022
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Art Academies Acknowledge Urgency to Change
13/06/2022
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Precarious Practices
10/06/2022
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Recovery of the cultural sector after the pandemic
10/06/2022
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Retort #26 Quid Pro Quo, But What Is the Quo, Exactly?
30/05/2022
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The State of Patronage
22/05/2022
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Tactical Media Meetup #2: Special Solidarity Screening
20/05/2022
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Workshop Fair Practice and the Artistic Biotope.
16/05/2022
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Retort #25 The State of Patronage
11/04/2022
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Survey for tenants of Amsterdam ‘art factories’
01/04/2022
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Presenting the Artist Fee Guideline in Buffalo
22/03/2022
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This Box Found You For A Reason
22/03/2022
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Action required to uphold promises around residence status and Tozo
21/03/2022
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How to Survive as an Artist in the 21st Century?
14/03/2022
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Launch of Engagement Arts NL
05/03/2022
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Midstream @ Het Resort
04/03/2022
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New Colleague: Martina Denegri
03/03/2022
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What can we do for those affected by the war in Ukraine?
01/03/2022
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Premiere: How to Survive as An Artist in the 21st Century?
28/02/2022
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Midstream
28/02/2022
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Problems with visa because of TOZO? Let us know to support push for policy change
18/02/2022
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First impressions of the coalition agreement
20/12/2021
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Care-shaping, care-taking
20/12/2021
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Graduates of art academies deserve more agency over their future
13/12/2021
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Werktitel, podcast on people and work in the arts
03/12/2021
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Survey on Income Loss
30/11/2021
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Board Vacancies: Secretary and General Board Member
05/11/2021
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Report: Active Space Camp
11/10/2021
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Post-Precarity Autumn Camp: How To Survive As An Artist
08/10/2021
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Evaluation Guideline for Artist Fees
04/10/2021
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Announcement and invitation: Workgroup Art Educators
04/10/2021
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New colleague: Mathilde Hjelle
20/09/2021
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Evaluation Guideline for Artist Fees
13/09/2021
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Call-Out Culture
05/07/2021
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Pictoright Support Fund
02/07/2021
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Active Space Camp
15/06/2021
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Between Art and Power
31/05/2021
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Petition: open museums and art spaces
26/04/2021
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A Bottom-Up Academy
16/04/2021
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Retort #24 The Philanthropy Trap
24/03/2021
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F-Razzor Solidarity Fundraiser
24/02/2021
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Updates from The Hague
23/02/2021
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Call-out Culture / Cancel Culture
23/02/2021
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The Artificial Community
22/01/2021
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Hyperunionisation – How to Get Paid?
07/01/2021
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482 MLN of relieve funds distributed: more trickle-up
20/11/2020
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#nietonderdezaaglijn
20/11/2020
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Against (sexual) violence in the arts
13/11/2020
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Solidarity Sessions #3: Under the Cutting Line
26/10/2020
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Pay the Artist Now!
22/10/2020
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Retort #23 A better art world? Diversity and inclusion alone won’t get us there
02/10/2020
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RELIEVE SCHEME #2 FOR CULTURAL SECTOR: 482 MILLION
28/08/2020
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Urban Resort Tenant Committee
20/08/2020
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Letter from minister Ollongren to Kunstenbond and Platform BK
17/07/2020
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How precarious is working in the cultural sector?
16/07/2020
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Results of the Survey on Living and Studio Space in Times of Corona
10/07/2020
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What We Need Now Is Systemic Change
09/07/2020
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What We Need Now Is Systemic Change
07/07/2020
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1902 words of guilt
19/06/2020
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Remote Work? Demand Dial-Up
12/06/2020
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Black Lives Matter: Against Racism in the Arts
11/06/2020
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SOLIDARITY SESSIONS #2: Vestak-Broekzak Edition
09/06/2020
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300 million euros divided
28/05/2020
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Survey studio space and corona
25/05/2020
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For our heroes
21/05/2020
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How much does a hero earn?
21/05/2020
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Solidarity Sessions #1: Info-exchange
09/05/2020
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Solidarity Sessions #1: Info-exchange
03/05/2020
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Before We Knew What Hit Us
24/04/2020
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Reaction to the corona-support by BKNL
23/04/2020
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New Essay Series: Precarious Practices
23/04/2020
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TOZO FOR NON-EU RESIDENTS
18/04/2020
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300 million. and now?
16/04/2020
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CORONA-UPDATE: APPLY FOR TOZO NOW! (AND OTHER NEWS)
28/03/2020
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Report loss of income due to corona here
20/03/2020
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Out Now: no city without art #2
18/03/2020
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Cultural Workers shouldn’t pay for the COVID-19 pandemic in NL
16/03/2020
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Corona: call for support for of freelancers
13/03/2020
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Presentation Research Report GSZK#2 in The Hague
05/03/2020
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Retort#22 If the Fair Practice Code Is the Answer, Would You Please Repeat the Question?
21/02/2020
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The Value of Meticulousness
20/11/2019
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Retort#21 Fair practice according to the government and the client
18/11/2019
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Won trial
18/11/2019
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Artistic Production in the Context of Neoliberalism
29/09/2019
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Solidarity in North Amsterdam
27/09/2019
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We need each other!
12/09/2019
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A Perspective on Compulsory Disability Insurance (AOV)
10/07/2019
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All art museums are in!
25/06/2019
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Improving the position of independent curators
06/11/2018
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Preliminary statement freelance curators
01/10/2018
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It’s Very Political
26/09/2018
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Under Pressure
26/09/2018
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OPEN CALL CURATORS (ENG)
20/06/2018
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Retort#20 Curing Curatorial Fees
04/06/2018
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Report work group Fees & Conditions
22/12/2017
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Retort#18 "Geezers have got to go"
22/12/2017
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Potluck meeting #2
13/11/2017
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Anarchists, Squatters, Punks & …Yuppies?
21/08/2017
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Presentation artist fee covenant Stroom, The Hague | Rehearsing the artist as avant-gardist forerunner
23/02/2017
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Cluster #5 Reading group ON PAINTING by Isabel Cordeiro
17/10/2016
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State of the Platform
11/04/2016
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Who pays the artist?
10/02/2016
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Open letter of support to The New University
07/03/2015
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Instructive cultural conflict in France
19/07/2014
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Under Pressure – Witte de With
14/04/2014
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Creative Europe is creative destruction
07/04/2014
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The Dutch Situation
10/02/2014
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More Populist Than Ever
04/11/2013
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Retort#9 Wanted: Mr./Mrs. Perfect
03/10/2013
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Retort#8 Taksim Crossroads
27/06/2013
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Retort#6 Subsidised sponsoring
03/06/2013
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Retort#5 We congratulate the Rijksmuseum!
16/04/2013
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Retort#3 Measuring standards
21/12/2012
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Retort#2 The Venomous Heritage of Halbe Zijlstra
09/11/2012
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Retort#1 Which way?
30/10/2012
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Launch of Platform BK
27/05/2012
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All the Wrong Questions
11/11/2011