Royal Joh. Enschedé Collection, Noord-Hollands Archief

In the Gothic galleries of the Janskerk in Haarlem, Todd van Hulzen and Studio Louter are reimagining an exhibition space for the Archive of North Holland to permanently house a great monument of Dutch history and identity: the collection of the state printer Royal Joh. Enschedé. Anyone who has ever admired the beauty, ingenuity and intricacy of a Dutch guilder […]

Pride & Prejudice keeping LGBT refugees in the public discourse

Life as an immigrant is fraught with enough challenges; life as an asylum seeker even more. But life as an LGBT refugee has its own set of hurdles, traumas and triumphs. For the organisations that are committed to taking care of this special group of refugees it’s important to keep the public conversation alive and to keep the politics engaged. […]

The Historic Collection of Hoogeveen: the Story Wharf

Hoogeveen, a community on the higher moors of the eastern Netherlands, is consolidating its historic collections with its public library and needed a suitable exhibition ‘set’ to inaugurate the first phase of the transition. Now that we’re moving onto the second phase of a permanent housing for the collection, we look back at the original temporary project. TvH made the design with favorite […]

Multimedia Consoles for Dutch Pharmacists’ Bond

The KNMP is the branch organisation of Dutch pharmacists. To celebrate their 175th year they commissioned Studio Louter and Todd van Hulzen to create multimedia consoles to be displayed in changing locations, the first of which was the University botanical gardens of Utrecht. The consoles were composed of a pillar, modelled after Greek stelle and herms, plus a multimedia app to be played […]

Our Delta Experience opens at DeltaPark Neeltje Jans

So far only positive reviews for our big permanent installation “Dutch Delta Experience” in Zeeland. DeltaPark Neeltje Jans commissioned Todd van Hulzen and Studio Louter to create a large, dynamic visitor experience in their visitors’ center located on the great storm barrier accross the delta of Zeeland. Our answer was to create a filmed panorama of 270 degrees. Here we […]

And the winner is….

Het Geheugenpaleis (Palace of Memory) in the National Archives in the Hague has won the award in the category “Best International Exhibition”.  We jaunted off to London on a lark to be there when the winners were announced, and were totally over the moon when we heard that in spite of the steep competition, we had actually won. I say […]

Wayang Kulit Belanda: shadow puppets of Dutch characters in Indonesian style.

For an installation in Het Geheugenpaleis (Palace of Memory,) currently on exhibit at the Dutch National Archives in the Hague, Todd created a series of shadow puppets based on both caricatures of Dutch “types” and on traditional Indonesian style shadow puppets made of punched leather, or Wayang Kulit.  This was in turn for the archival theme “Opgevangen in de spruitjeslucht”. […]

The National Archives opens Palace of Memory

After three years of hard work, the Geheugenpaleis (Palace of Memory) has come to completion. This project represents the crowning achievement of not only our studio, but of the long term ambitions of the National Archives itself. It is grand, evocative, fascinating, touching and above all it offers deep immersion into the stuff of archives and the stuff of history. […]