Artist talks, presentations & opening party - Milan 19 April

Artist talks & presentations in the context of My Practice, My Politics exhibition on view at the Milan Design Week during the Salone del Mobile 2018. 

Participating artists & designers, all recent graduates of the Royal Academy of Art (KABK), present their projects and engage in conversations with the curators of the exhibition and the heads of the Art & Design departments.

3:00 - 3:45pm

Presentation by Bas Froon (Industrial Design, 2017). With a discussion on (re)designing industry by Maaike Roozenburg, head of the master department Industrial Design.

Bas Froon
Detail of micromoulding machine by Bas Froon

Bas Froon will present his micromoulding machine, part of his quest to make local production of labour-intensive 'soft' products possible.

4:00 - 4:45pm

Presentation by Klaus Jung, head of the bachelor department Fine Arts. 

Klaus Jung will introduce the ethos of the Fine Art department and talk about the specific aims of the curriculum. The presentation will contain thoughts about higher education in Fine Art in the 21st century. Klaus will also make an attempt to point out what makes education in Fine Art differ from other creative disciplines.

8:00 - 10:00pm

Drinks and opening party Futura. Featuring performances by Yamuna Forzani and Katarina Petrović. Word of welcome by Saskia van Stein and Agata Jaworska, curators of My Practice, My Politics

Nature is fuzzy and society tries to draw a line on it -Yamuna Forzani
Nature is fuzzy and society tries to draw a line on it by Yamuna Forzani



19 april 2018 15.00 - 20 april 2018 22.00


Viale Abruzzi 42, Milan

Part of Ventura Future: University building


Free entrance