Research Logs

sharing ephemeral snippets of ongoing research at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Research logs were called to life to share

more research, more informally, with more people about the research currently taking place in and around the Stedelijk Museum. Follow curators while they prepare for their upcoming exhibitions, plunge into the unabridged words of the artists that were clipped to make museum wall texts, and discover what is being developed by the brains behind the museum library…

Collection and Exhibition Research

Lines of Sight #1: Almaty, Kazakhstan

by Robbie Schweiger
December 1, 2022/by Nikolai

Yto Barrada: The Mothership in Tangier

by Leontine Coelewij
October 14, 2022/by Nikolai

Video Club: Glued to the Tube: Picturing Violence in Mass Media

by Janneke Schrage
August 25, 2022/by Nikolai

How to Inspire Sustainable Practices

by Ab Stevels
August 24, 2022/by Nikolai

A Step-by-Step Guide to Applied Environmental Design

by Ab Stevels
August 24, 2022/by Nikolai

Designing for the Circular Economy

by Ab Stevels
August 24, 2022/by Nikolai

The interplay of Industrial Design, Functionality and Resource Consumption

by Ab Stevels
August 22, 2022/by Nikolai

Sustainable or greenwashing?

by Ab Stevels
August 22, 2022/by Nikolai

The Slow Growth of Societal Awareness

by Ab Stevels
August 19, 2022/by Nikolai

Designing a Material Future

by Ab Stevels
August 18, 2022/by Nikolai

Exploring Our Backyard

By Veronica León
May 20, 2022/by Nikolai

Race, Colonialism, and the Climate Crisis

What Artists and Designers Can Do. Ekow Eshun interviewed by Amanda Pinatih
May 18, 2022/by Nikolai

Looking at Art through Cultural Analysis: Mieke Bal

by Britte Sloothaak
March 9, 2022/by Nikolai

Made in Harrania?

by Amanda Pinatih
February 18, 2022/by Carlos

Christine Sun Kim, IOU 4 USA, 2021

by Fabienne Chiang
January 12, 2022/by Nikolai

Picasso and the Art of Children

by Amélie Martelle​
January 7, 2022/by Nikolai

Sander Breure & Witte van Hulzen, 12 interventions for the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

by Danica Pinteric
January 5, 2022/by Nikolai

Michele Rizzo, Rest, 2021

by Danica Pinteric
December 9, 2021/by Nikolai

Simnikiwe Buhlungu, What We Put in the Skafthini (Mixtapenyana), 2021

by Danica Pinteric
December 2, 2021/by Nikolai

Ghita Skali, The Invaders, 2021

by Fabienne Chiang
November 15, 2021/by Nikolai

Sung Tieu, Song Notes For Factories, 2021

by Fabienne Chiang
November 9, 2021/by Nikolai

Collector Culture of the Russian Avant-Garde

by Frank van Lamoen
October 21, 2021/by Nikolai

An interview with Ali Selim

Log #6 by Amélie Martelle​
September 14, 2021/by Carlos

Visitors of the Wissa Wassef Centre

Log #5 by Amélie Martelle​
September 1, 2021/by Nikolai

Diving into the Stadsarchief Amsterdam

Log #4 by Amélie Martelle​
August 15, 2021/by Nikolai


Log #3 by Amanda Pinatih
August 1, 2021/by Nikolai

The tapestries IRL

Log #2 by Amanda Pinatih
July 19, 2021/by Nikolai

Meeting the Collection

Log #1 by Amanda Pinatih
July 5, 2021/by Nikolai

In the artist’s words: Barricade

by Esiri Erheriene-Essi
July 1, 2021/by Nikolai

In the artist’s words: The dream of a 1000 shipwrecks

by Patricia Kaersenhout
July 1, 2021/by Nikolai