Open is a cahier that reflects upon contemporary public space from a cultural perspective. Through a thematic investigation into the changing conditions of public space and through new ideas relating to this space, Open aims to make a structural contribution to the development of theories about these subjects and to function as a platform for reflection on socio-cultural and artistic practices.
Letter to Subscribers to Open
As of January 2013, there have been significant changes in the organisation and activities of SKOR (read more here
). In case you would like to consult the old website, please go to http://classic.skor.nl
Open 6: (In)security
There is a yearning for security in today's public domain. The individual and the community are increasingly demanding protection and control over the space, themselves and others. A society of control is looming, but one lacking a clear idea about the nature and the origin of its underlying fears. read more
Open 4: Art in the changing landscape
The Dutch landscape is rapidly changing from a landscape devoted to production to one devoted to consumption. It is increasingly being used for the benefit of city dwellers. The recreational function of the landscape has grown exponentially.read more