Anne Marijn Voorhorst looks at a mustard pot made by Jean Baptiste Claude Odiot around 1819.
Babeth Fonchie wrote a poem inspired by old wooden stocks and matching iron shackles.
Chris Lomans gives a voice to machetes from the early 19th century that were intended for sugar cane plantations.
Eighteen young authors have brought nineteenth-century artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. We join Daan de Jager as he looks at a self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh from 1887.
We join Dagmar Bosma as she questions a cabinet made by Charles-Guillaume Diehl in c. 1867 – c. 1880.
Eighteen young authors have brought nineteenth-century artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. Elise Tumba Kiambi wrote a poem in response to Andreas Schelfhout’s painting Farmyard.
Ellis Meeusen took inspiration from the 1863 law, drawn up by King Willem III, that set out the Netherlands’ official abolition of slavery in Suriname.
Together with Emma Zuiderveen we look at the blue in Claude Monet’s 1884 painting La Corniche near Monaco.
Sixty-something Flemish and Dutch artists come up with a response to the current public health crisis. Their inspiration? Paul van Ostaijen’s famous poetry collection 'Bezette Stad'.
Jorik Amit Galama wrote a text in response to the painting Farm on the bank of a stream in Gelderland by Wouter Johannes van Troostwijk.
Kenneth Berth created an audio story in response to Louis Moritz’s painting The Music Lesson from 1808.
Kiriko Mechanicus explores Girl in a White Kimono, painted by George Hendrik Breitner in 1894.
Laure-Anne Vermaercke invites us to take a very close look at the Diorama of the Zeezigt Coffee and Cotton Plantation, made by Gerrit Schouten in c. 1815 – c. 1821.
Marie Borremans wrote a poem inspired by a letter from Pieter Mortamer, commander in Luanda, addressed to Johan Maurits, the then governor-general of Dutch Brazil.
We join Marieke Ornelis as she looks at Portrait of a Young Woman, with ‘Puck’ the Dog, painted by Marie-Thérèse Schwartz
Eighteen young authors have brought nineteenth-century artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. Marte Hoogenboom wrote a dialogue in response to a painting and a sculpture.
Maxine Palit de Jongh presents us with an Erard Frères pianoforte from 1808.
Phaedra Derhore drew a short comic in response to the painting Still Life with Game and a Greek Stele: Allegory of Autumn by Georgius Jacobus Johannes van Os from 1818.
Pim Lammers offers us an insight into Gerrit Schouten’s Model of the Memorial of J.F. de Friderici from 1812.
One hundred years ago, Paul van Ostaijen wrote his famous poetry collection 'Bezette Stad' (Occupied City). Dutch poet Iduna Paalman finds in the occupied city of Van Ostaijen the blueprint for the infected city of today.
Eighteen young authors have brought nineteenth-century artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. Robin Goudsmit wrote a manual to accompany a painting.
Sanne Aletta van Otten voices a drip-filter coffee pot from 1816, manufactured by the Diemont company.
Eighteen young authors have brought nineteenth-century artefacts from the Rijksmuseum to life. Sophia Blyden wrote her text in response to a sculpture of Lorenzo Bartolini.
Sumai Yahya gives us a look at an Etruscan vase made by Manufacture Impériale de Sèvres in 1858.