The Knight's Move: Kunlé Adeyemi

Thursday 18 September 2014, 20 hrs
Location: Hogewal 1-9, The Hague
Admission: € 5,- (students: € 2,50)
Language: English
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Interview with Kunlé Adeyemi on Pop-Up City

Architect, designer and urbanist Kunlé Adeyemi founded the architecture office NLÉ in 2010. The philosophy of NLÉ is based on the belief that the cities of the developing world will generate solutions for the larger world and the challenges of the unstoppable urbanization and growing number of megacities worldwide. The scope of Adeyemi's and NLÉ ‘s practice is not limited to architecture. He also designs furniture, among many other things, and explores social and cultural possibilities that contribute to urbanism.

The Knight's Move
Survey season 2014-2015
is a series of lectures by eminent international speakers who stand out by their unusual, enlightening and inspirational visions concerning the city, urbanity, the public domain, and community. Just as the knight moves in an atypical and unusual way across the chessboard, Stroom Den Haag likewise wants to cut across all disciplines and thus stimulate rethinking the city.

For the 2014-2015 series Stroom Den Haag invited as partners: Lectoraat Art & Public Space (LAPS) and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Two of the lectures will also take place at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

Media partners of The Knight's Move 2014-2015 are The Pop-Up City and Open!

The Knight's Move lectures are made possible by Creative Industries Fund NL and the Haagse Bluf Fonds.

Archive The Knight's Move lectures 2009-present


Pop-Up City, 11 September 2014

Makoko Floating School, Lagos, Nigeria, 2012
photo: © NLÉ
Kunlé Adeyemi
photo: © NLÉ
The Bloomsbury Waterfront Development, Lagos, Nigeria, 2013
photo: © NLÉ
Karl Valentin as Schwerer Reiter
photo: © Schloss Wahn, design: Thonik
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
LAPS (Lectoraat Art & Public Space)
Pop-Up City
Open! (Platform for Art, Culture and the Public Domain)
Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds (Haagse Bluf Fonds)
Creative Industries Fund NL