Peter Sonderen is (lector) of Theory in the Arts at ArtEZ University of the Arts. Sonderen received his PhD in art history and aesthetics at the University of Amsterdam, in 2000, for his research on the origin of the idea of modern art. His current research circles around the basics of artistic research, the theories of making (in the arts), performativity in the arts and finally the question of materialism in the arts. In 2012 he edited Denken in kunst (…), Leiden University Press, 2012,a book on theory and reflection in art and art education in the Netherlands, and in 2014 he edited The Non-Urban Garden, AFDH Uitgevers, 2014, a book with Artistic Research projects by four visual artists. In 2015 he started an international oriented research into the theoretical components of several European masters in fine art and the performing arts. He developed the ArtEZ Honours Programme Theory and research for bachelor students and is also head of the programme. In 2016 he edited Unpacking Performativity (ArtEZ Press), which is the outcome of a two years research journey in academic dance and urban dance.
Peter Sonderen, Korsten & De Jong en Laura Brouwer geven tijdens U staat hier op 10 november 2016 de workshop Non Urban City / Smart Landscape