Week of Inspiration 2022

On 20 May the University of Twente celebrates its 60th anniversary! As a runner up Studium Generale organizes the Week of Inspiration. We treat you on fanastic programs: a MindF*ck session with Victor Mids, the UT Lustrum Science Quiz and an interview with Joep van Lieshout, an artist who sculptured the UT's new artwork The Head. Everybody is welcome at these free events: students, non-students, people from Twente and beyond. Find the whole programme below. 

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2022
May 22
17-05 19:30 MINDF*CK with Victor Mids

Victor Mids M.D. is illusionist and physician. He is inventor of the popular television programme MINDF*CK, in which he fools people by means of incomprehensible illusions. Victor plays with distraction, hypnoses, nudging and body language. He uses insights from neuroscience and psychology to completely trick your brain and senses. Do you want to experience this with your own eyes? Then make sure you don’t miss it!

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May 22
May 22
18-05 19:00 Science Quiz

How much electricity does the largest electric car park produce? What's the best way to fight fake news? KIVI and Studium Generale treat you on a sparkling Science Quiz!

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May 22
May 22
19-05 15:00 Joep van Lieshout

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the UT, a new work of art will change our campus forever. Near the entrance, a sculpture of 10 meter high, made by Atelier Van Lieshout, will arise. Until the presentation this Thursday, its appearance will be a mystery. One can discern modern features and references to the past of humankind. Sculptor and visionary Joep van Lieshout is founder of Atelier van Lieshout, producing works associated with art, design and architecture. All this activity is conducted within Van Lieshout’s signature style of provocation. Philosopher prof. dr. Peter-Paul Verbeek and (art) historian Hiska Bakker MA will interview Van Lieshout. Afterwards, the sculpture will be revealed during a party. In cooperation with the Campus Advisory Art Committee (CAAC) of the UT.

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May 22