Unlearning my library builds upon Read-ins research into the wider context of public and private libraries. We investigate how a specific library is constituted through the physicality of reading, library etiquette, the books being read, histories of articulations within bookshelves, architecture as well as the different categorisations within the library. These aspects very often sink into oblivion without necessarily losing their agency. Read-in experiments with formats to challenge these taken for granted notions and enter a process of renegotiation.

Feminist Search Tool API Workshop

with Hackers & Designers and Read-in at Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam, OBA Oosterdok (central) Maakplaats 021 In the context of the ongoing project The Feminist Search Tool Read-in and Hackers & Designers invite to a workshop looking into the possibilities and limitations of web API’s (Application Programming Interfaces). During short hands-on exercises we will explore different API’s, collectively, learn how to connect, […]

Haunted Bookshelves_In Circulation

2017 / 7 September – 15 October/ Haunted Bookshelves_In Circulation / Read-in at Hauntopia/What if? / Exhibition and Conference at Research Pavillon Venice / PhD-in-practice Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna.

Unlearning My Library Forum

2017 / Saturday 24 June / Forum / Utrecht University Uithof / Read-in at Zero Footprint Campus / Forum at Geneveplein, Utrecht

Feminist Search Tool

2017 – ongoing / Digital interface that invites users to explore different ways of engaging with the records of the Utrecht University Library/

Haunted Bookshelves

2017-on going/ choreographies of memorizing / built on Bookshelf Research

Unlearning my Library. Bookshelf Research #2

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NUMPANG as politics of sharing space

2016 / 26 April / Read-in contribution to Radio Kunci at ifa gallery Berlin / How can numpang create a situation for study? What kind of values are being exchanged in this interaction? How to contextualize the history of numpang in contemporary artistic context? How to unlearn numpang?   Nuraini Juliastuti (KUNCI) in conversation with Read-in […]


NOW / 2020 / 4 Nov / Intersectional Search in Queer and Trans Archives/ Presentation of the Feminist Search Tools project and a special panel about marginalized voices in queer and trans archives curated by Wigbertson Julian Isenia (co-founder Black Queer & Trans Resistance). Presentations will take place at OBA (Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam) The audience […]

Regimes of Memorizing #2

2014 / 20 – 23 January / Workshop at Casco, Utrecht and SMBA Amsterdam in the context of the  exhibition ‘Made in Commons’ by Stedelijk Bureau Amsterdam and Kunci Yogyakarta.