Border Lab: the North Sea

The Embassy of the North Sea gives a voice to things, plants, animals, and people in and around the North Sea. In the months March, April and June, we co-create with these actors a ‘Plea of the North…

Parliament of Things, 24 hours in open Tolhuistuin

Tolhuistuin Tolhuisweg 2, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The office of the Parliament of Things is located in De Tolhuistuin in Amsterdam, which opens it’s doors for 24 hours! Discover the Tolhuistuin through the range of activities and events like live music, poetry, films, club night, eating…



NDSM-werf , Netherlands

04 OCT, 19:30 - 22:00 NDSM WERF. With Joep Van Lieshout, Melanie Bonajo, Middas Dekkers and FREE dinner at 18:00 Ferrotopia Evening Expeditions Ferrotopia is an art installation at the Amsterdam NDSM shipyard, a ‘gesamtskunstwerk’ and pop-up museum in…

Over Grondrechten

De Balie Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen 10, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Programma van De Balie in Amsterdam, met bijdragen van Frank Bloem en Thijs Middeldorp over de Ambassade van de Noordzee en het Parlement van de Dingen. Taal: NL/ ENG Uitnodiging van De Balie: We weten dat we onze…


Embassy of The North Sea 2019


The Embassy of the North Sea strives for such emancipation of non-humans: to see phytoplankton, gas fields and bacteria as full-fledged members of society. What are the interests of harbour porpoises? What does a hermit crab consider its territory? And…

Public events: ‘Listen to the Sea’

Den Haag

North Sea Embassy takes the next step towards a sovereign sea in 2030 with three days of public events: ‘Listen to the Sea’ North Sea Embassy 11, 12 and 13 July Event on the pier and beach at…

Farewell to a geological era 

Felix Meritis Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Holocene is coming to an end. It’s time to say goodbye to an epoch in which the North Sea and Dutch coastline were formed, and enter a world in which humans have grown into a disruptive and…


Embassy of the North Sea at Het HEM

Het HEM, Zaandam

Welcome to the Anthropocene. To face this new era, we will have to look in a radically different way at ourselves, nature and the planet. What new forms of perception, representation, research and language do we need? What does…


Felix Meritis Amsterdam, Netherlands

On 24 November 2020, Bruno Latour will be awarded the Spinozalens prize, in Amsterdam. The Spinozalens is awarded every two years to a thinker who through his or her work has made an important contribution to society. According…

Opening UBO Expo

Ridderspoorweg 66, Amsterdam

Dear UBO friend, We would like to invite you to the opening of the very first UBO Expo. The 'Unidentified Beautiful Ob(sub)jects' presented here are the treasures of Amsterdam Noord. With this exhibition, Michèle Bergsma wants to generate…



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