De Veerman aims to stimulate creativity, art experience, knowledge and understanding of the arts, and this in relation to the surrounding world. Art, culture and education are becoming increasingly connected with other social components. De Veerman was founded in 2000 with the aim to develop, implement and disseminate art-educational projects.
On Friday 18 January there will be the finissage of the exhibition Leon Stynen, architect at deSingel. On this day we will also officially close the Stynen on scale project.
During the finissage, five facades of Stynen buildings will be on display, two of which were built by the young people we worked with in this project. You will be given a guided tour of the students.
You can also visit the exhibition with an overview of each step in the process we have gone through with the young people. To be seen in the corridors of deSingel.
Last but not least, there is also the video with interviews of students about the project and images of the assembly of the facades.
Interested in being there with us? Please confirm your attendance here.
On 26 January De Veerman, arts festivaldesarts and artist Anna Rispoli will present the project The Class at the colloquium Les places et les effets de l’artiste à l’école et sur les institutions culturelles, organised by Bozar, l'Institut Sainte-Marie, le lycée Rodin, le centre Pompidou and la fondation Pistoletto.
Two young composers follow the unique development trajectory set up by De Veerman and the HERMESensemble. This year's participants are Leon Haxby (Amsterdam Conservatory) and Carlos Brito Dias (Antwerp Conservatory), who are coached by composer Wim Henderickx.
The concluding concert is scheduled for Sunday 24 February 2019 in AMUZ. It is a double concert, where you can also discover the compositions of the (even younger) composers of The Times. Two for one!
At the request of the cultural centre C-Mine, De Veerman coached additional coaches so that the workshop can now also be offered to schools. To serve an entire class group at once, there are now two coaches and two tools.
Architelier is programmed in C-Mine from 11 to 22 March for schools. On March 17 there is a family day, which is accessible for everyone.
Seeing something you otherwise never would see. Bump into the unexpected, together with people you would never have met otherwise. That is De Ketting (The Chain).
In our latest publication (in Dutch) The Chain: an invitation we take you along in the course of the project, and explain how we worked.
This week the children of the primary schools De kleine Wereld (Antwerp) and De Kringeling (Hever) work around this masterpiece by Dvorák. In an interactive and creative way, the children get to know the 'most famous Bohemian in music history' and his last symphony, which he composed in the USA and in which he incorporated Afro-American and Indian influences.
During these workshops they follow in the footsteps of this composer. Through music and movement they turn his ninth symphony into their own masterpiece.
The students from the 5th and 6th years will be taken along in these workshops by four artists from De Veerman Tine Joris & Ruth Verberckmoes (music), Anne Marie Honggokoesoemo & Yentl de Werdt (movement).
On Tuesday 13 November the children will experience this symphony live during an open rehearsal of the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. Afterwards they will have a speed date in small groups with a number of orchestra members and their instruments.