Interview with Massimiliano Gioni - Fondazione Nicola Trussardi about the exhibition LA TERRA INQUIETA at the Triennale Milano from April 28th till August 20th.
And Het Acrobatenschip by Constant's brother Jan Nieuwenhuijs is donated to Stedelijk Museum Schiedam by his wife Cockie
"A floating anarchist with megalomane characteristics" Wim Pijbes and Winy Maas discuss Constant's New Babylon project during the build up of the exhibition Constant. New Babylon. To Us Liberty Gemeentemuseum Den Haag in 2016 in episode De Nieuwe Tijd in the series Panorama Pijbes on NTR. 00:20:50-00:32:53
Presentor Jan Mom interviews Katja Weitering about Constant, his work and the exhibition Constant. Ruimte + Kleur in the Opium op 4 of July 4, 2016.
Documentary about Constant's New Babylon on honor of the exhibition Constant. New Babylon-Na ons de vrijheid at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.
Tom Haartsen ©Constant / Fondation Constant c/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2016
Springvossen: Radio interview with Ludo van Halem about Constant's New Babylon and the exhibitions Constant. Ruimte + Kleur at Cobra Museum of Modern Art Amstelveen and Constant - New Babylon at Gemeentemuseum.
“It is obvious that a person free to use his time for the whole of his life, free to go where he wants, when he wants, cannot make the greatest use of his freedom in a world ruled by the clock and the imperative of a fixed abode. As a way of life Homo Ludens will demand, firstly, that he responds to his need for playing, for adventure, for mobility, as well as all the conditions that facilitate the free creation of his own life. […]” – Constant Nieuwenhuys
Part of my work is humanising technique, like New Babylon (1959-1974) by Constant. According to Constant technique is not an alienating mode but a way to bring man closer to its nature. Homo ludens.
A video installation of 13 short films (10 min) by Julian Rosenfeldt starring Cate Blanchet. The installation premiered in 2015 in Australia. The short where Cate Blanchet plays a homeless man is amongst others based on the text from Constant's Manifest for the Experimental Group Holland in 1948.
Radio: Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the plucky CoBrA artists at Blum & Poe.
Radio 1 interview with Laura Stamps about the exhibition, Constant. New Babylon, in Museo Reina Sofia Madrid. October 27, 2015
Interview with Manolo Borja Villel and Laura Stamps for the exhibition Constant. Nueva Babilonia at Museo Reina Sofia Madrid.
Series of lectures at Illinois Institute of Technology.
Main speaker: Mark Wigley
Other speakers: Wiel Arets, Trudy Nieuwenhuys and Ludo van Halem
September 16, 2015
Mark Wigley, Author of Constant’s New Babylon: The Hyper-Architecture of Desire, Princeton; Ludo van Halem, Curator for ‘Constant and the European avant-garde 1950 – 1960' at Cobra Museum, Amstelveen
Moderator: Hans den Hartog Jager, Art Critic and Writer, Amsterdam
Art Basel-Salon, Thursday, June 18, 2015
Spirit of Cobra, a major exhibition exploring the roots and inspiration of the European avant-garde Cobra movement, on view November 8, 2013 through May 18, 2014.
Video edit of the opera Constant Tranzit (2013) by Anna Mikhailova. The opera was composed for her Master Music Theater at Codarts and is based on the life of Constant Nieuwenhuys, who worked on his New Babylon project for more than ten years.
Video interview with the metal restorer, Sarah Creange, of the Rijksmuseum after the Ruimtecircus is bought for the new 20th century wing, 2013.
An episode about Constant's New Babylon by Jhim Lamoree on Avro Kunstuur, 21 january 2012. Fragment starts at 00:10:10 till 00:13:51.