Stations

Research Station

The place where research is made visible

The purpose of Willem de Kooning Academy state-of-the-art Research Station is to encourage applied research – research shaped by a complex mixture of speculative thinking, studying theories, experimenting and reflecting. It is a place for sharing your research ideas, a place for intervision, debating and presenting. This is where we present research in the form of publications, documents and exhibitions of best practices.

The Research Station aspires:

  • To be a connective hub where people share knowledge with people who are eager for knowledge.
  • To be a place where visual research becomes visible.

 In the Research Station you can:

  • Develop basic research skills: find information, explore and investigate, write and read assignments, and formulate research questions using visual sources.
  • Develop research skills relevant to your own context, for example, observational and interviewing techniques.
  • Familiarise yourself with methods of design research and artistic research, such as prototyping, culture probing and data mapping.
  • Learn the research skills necessary for reflecting on your work.

By consequence, the Research Station connects the various locations, persons and education levels that are related to research.


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