World War Two Today: An Interview with Roger Cremers

We talked with photographer Rogers Cremers about World War II Today.

On the Need and Necessity of Artists

Charlien and Tessa went to Brussels to attend the literary seminar Need and Necessity organized by the international house of literature Passa Porta. Read, watch and listen to their experiences.

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Bygone Anarchy and the New European Flags

On a leaderless creative process

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Daily Struggles at the Wall

Venting our frustrations at some jobsworth security guard

Failure by Results, Success by Every Other Measure

Charlie on the successful New Europeans’ Break Out Session at the Night of Philosophy

Is this what you *really* want?

Charlie gives an explanation of our weekly quote, our billboard and the flags at our site

The first 5 plants

Last week we planted the first plants in Hortus Europa. While the plants grow in the garden, you will find the stories that accompany them here on our website. In what ways do we, as Europeans, relate to nature? In an attempt to find an answer I will collect different stories about nature: myths and […]

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Submissions #1

The first compilation of videos submitted for the Europagebouw screens

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Mattress Spring

In the third in a series of articles on New Europeans’ trip to Calais migrant camp, Charlie discusses a single object taken from the remains of Calais’ North Sector

Vrijheidsmaaltijd (Freedom Meal): Vrijheid en de Koloniën

— English below — Terwijl wij op 5 mei 1945 bevrijd werden van onze bezetter, waren wijzelf nog bezetter van andere delen van de wereld. Eet mee met Vrijheidsmaaltijd ‘Vrijheid in de Koloniën’ en ga in gesprek over de verborgen Europese koloniale geschiedenis van bezetting, bevrijding en migratie. Wist je bijvoorbeeld dat Indonesië nog tot […]

Hans Aarsman on the Alfa Bank

Secretary of the year Anti Russian militia destroys office of the Alfa bank. Kiev, Ukraine, 20 February 2016, Photo Efrem / Lukatsky

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Art from Calais

In the second of a series of articles on the New Europeans’ trip to Calais migrant camp, Charlie explores the issues with making art from the remains of the dismantled North Sector of the camp

Henk Wildschut – Video

A closer look at everyday life in the refugee camp of Calais

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Our Journey to Calais

The first in a series of recollections of our visit to Calais migrant camp

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Seven Easy Questions for Dina Danish

As an accompaniment to “Seven Easy Blank Wall Solutions”, a collaboration between Dina Danish and New Europeans Freja Kir and Stefan Auberg, we asked Dina Seven Easy Questions about the work.

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In Limbo

‘It’s time to stop talking about refugees and start talking with them.’ Join the conversation on Saturday, April 16 at The Wall

Imagine – a work by Lieve Prins

We received a submission from our neighbour, artist Lieve Prins. She created a moving work dedicated to refugee children.

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Hortus Europa

In the coming months, a garden will grow along The Wall. It’s a garden where stories of Europe’s history and future are told in relation to plants, framed by an evolving garden design.

Hans Aarsman on teargas in the parliament of Kosovo

Chemical toilet A cloud of teargas interrupts a voting session in the parliament of Kosovo. Pristina, 19 February 2016, photo Armend Nimani

Don’t hide, share your colors.

Our thoughts go out to the victims of the useless and brutal attacks in Brussels today.

Henk Wildschut — Interview

We spoke to artist Henk Wildschut about his remarkable body of work on the refugee camp in Calais, France

Gedoogzone voor Tegenspraak / Tolerance Zone for Contradiction

New Europeans have decided to extend a helping hand to all those who want to protest but do not know how, when, where, or why. Join the Tolerance Zone for Contradiction

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Shelter by Henk Wildschut – Opening

Join us on Friday, 17.30 for the opening event of Henk Wildschut’s photography exhibition

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Open Classroom #2 Bildung Acadamie – A Review

A review of last week’s Open Classroom.

David Bade installation – Call for participants

A call for groups of participants to contribute to a collective sculpture, overseen by artist David Bade


In which we ask the question, is it possible for Europe to speak one language?

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A common struggle

Perhaps one thing all Europeans have in common is advertising.