As of 1 February 2016, Janneke Wesseling has been appointed Professor at Leiden University’s Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA), Faculty of Humanities, where she holds the chair in Practice and Theory of Research in the Visual Arts. On 19 September 2016, she delivered her inaugural lecture, entitled ‘Of sponge, stone and the intertwinement with the here and now. A methodology of artistic research.’

When and where

19 September 2016
16:00 hrs
Academy Building
Large Auditorium
Rapenburg 73
2311 GJ Leiden

The Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA) is a collaboration between Leiden University and the University of the Arts The Hague. This partnership has created the possibility for visual artists, designers and musicians to obtain the doctoral degree at Leiden University, through the PhDArts (visual art and design) and docARTES (music) doctoral programmes.

The publication Of Sponge, Stone and the Intertwinement with the Here and Now, a slightly extended version of Wesseling’s inaugural lecture at Leiden University, can be ordered online at