Mon 9 Oct 17 . 20:00

All too often, building in a climate neutral way is seen as a matter of materials and techniques.

Mon 6 Nov 17 . 20:00

Peer-to-peer (P2P) is a way of producing whereby people create goods as equals, and use it communally - such as Wikipedia.

Thu 9 Nov 17 . 20:00

Today’s increased complexity and entropy requires different spaces, organised around collaboration, co-learning, and synthesis. Insulated disciplinary typologies can be replaced by loose frameworks, compartmentalising to parts while remaining linked to a whole.

Thu 30 Nov 17 . 20:00

Using unstable media the multi-talented group members have truly become masters of the unexpected.

Thu 15 Feb 18 . 20:00

The End of Sitting is social because it invites us to a negotiation of context; it makes us reconsider our routine behaviours and makes us ask “What is it that we are up to here?” It is design because in the negotiation it offers us new perspectives

Thu 22 Feb 18 . 20:00

For the NDSM project we initially started a think tank inviting a diverse group such as developers, architects, artists, squatters. We came together and started to think of alternative development strategies for cities.

Thu 8 Mar 18 . 20:00

Style, then, rather than pertaining to something external to a building, manifests itself as the cluster of affects which make up that building and which determine how people experience it − both aesthetically and in their everyday activities.

Thu 26 Apr 18 . 20:00

For us, making models is to continue the tradition of making things with your hands. We also like to solve issues three-dimensionally and work directly with different materials and textures. We like building things slowly, layer by layer.


Wed 17 May 17 . 14:00 - 18:00

The image used for the symposium (the ‘hands up, don’t shoot’ gesture from Black Lives Matter manifestations) is an example of how bodies may try to protest and mediate the 'immediate' affective energies with which they respond to each other as they attempt/resist m

Wed 10 May 17 . 19:30

How do music, art, architecture or youth culture contribute to the development of a city? Why is that creative culture so important? And how do you realize your own projects or deal with politics? On Wednesday May 10, three European changemakers share their story and vision.  

19, 26 & 27 Apr, 2 & 10 May

With Theory of Contemporary Dance Kunstencentrum STUK and KU Leuven join forces to deliver a diverse series of classes introducing s

Thu 4 May 17 . 20:00

Can artistic engagement with global inequality bring sustainable growth?


Tue 21 Mar 17 . 20:00

We regret to inform you that the upcoming AUDITORIUM double lecture by the renowned architect Peter Eisenman and artist Pieterjan Ginckels, scheduled for Tuesday 21.03 in STUK, is canceled. Peter Eisenman (USA) ca

Mon 6 Mar 17 . 18:00

For the second year in a row, Artefact and Interactive Media SLAC/Academy organise a guest lecture in the context of Artefact.

WE 1 MAR 2017 - 19:30

Self-repairing jeans, an invisibility cloak and clothes that can monitor and display our emotions. These things sound futuristic, magical even, but are not as far-fetched as you might think.

artefact • lecture • debat
Tue 28 Feb 17 . 20:00

How do animals communicate? Which kind of senses do they use? What are they telling each other? How does noise affect their signals? And how do they know that they’re telling the truth?

artefact • sound • lecture
MO 27 FEB 2017 – 19:30

An analysis of the relation between science and the public domain as a magic show: science retreats from the public eye, while the public remains both attracted to and blinded by technical ingenuity and spectacle.

FR 24 FEB 2017 – 20:00

A lecture on the boundaries of knowledge and science, and on the magic of breaking those boundaries.

Thomas Hertog (BE)
°1975, Leuven

Thu 23 Feb 17 . 20:00

Which price is architecture willing to pay in the search of an ideal society?

WE 22 FEB 2017 - 20:00

In his lecture performance, Tobias Revell will address contemporary and historical relationships between magic and technology.

Thu 16 Feb 17 . 20:00

How does the modernist work of Lina Bo Bardi influence a contemporary practice of architecture?

Wed 30 Nov 16 . 20:00

What can informal urban processes and bottom-up dynamics imagine for the city?

Sat 26 Nov 16 . 16:00

Oikos Magazine celebrates its 20th birthday. For two decades, Oikos has built a lively network of citizens who passionately care about the future of Earth and the world we are building on it. And what better way to celebrate than by giving the ecological debate an extra boot?

Wed 23 Nov 16 . 16:00

On 24 November, Spinoza's birth date, the leading British-Ghanaian philosopher and writer Kwame Anthony Appiah (1955) receives the 2016 edition of the biennial Spinozalens in Amsterdam.

Thu 17 Nov 16 . 19:00

This unique presentation takes its inspiration from the poem Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hazard by Stéphane Mallarmé and a rendition of the same poem by Marcel Broodthaers from 1969.

Thu 27 Oct 16 . 20:00

How can a broader understanding of the public realm transcend the scope of architecture?

Mon 24 Oct 16 . 20:00

When economic renewal focuses on the 'circular economy', it risks being limited to reducing environmental impact through the technological redevelopment of economics and related business models.

Thu 13 Oct 16 . 20:00

The postponed Auditorium lecture by PATRIK SCHUMACHER, which was planned for 24 March, will now be held on Thursday 13 October 2016, at 20:00 at STUK.

Mon 10 Oct 16 . 19:30

Alzheimer’s disease is fast becoming one of the world’s most prevalent illnesses. We give the floor to three top researchers from the low countries involved in work looking into the causes, preventions, and cures of this most common form of dementia.