Invited professor

Coming Summer Semester Anne Nigten (director The Patching Zone) works as invited professor at the Master program Interface Culture, Linz University of Arts, Department of Media in Austria.

Research CKC Digital Art Lab

CKC Digital Art Lab was established in 2010 and is now ready for its next steps. The Patching Zone is delighted to join he Digital Art Lab, in their research and design of roadmap for for the next years.



The Patching Zone uses the 'Processpatching' approach, as developed in the PhD thesis by The Patching Zone’s founder and director dr. Anne Nigten as the most important method for creative research and development. 
Processpatching is a unique approach in which knowledge, experience and methods from different disciplines and backgrounds are used in combination.

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                   coarts                                       AmsterdamArtUni
Codarts, Rotterdam (NL) 

Amsterdam University for the Arts (NL)

IPEM                            Erasmusuni         
IPEM Ghent University (BE)   Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL)  

         RASL                                        ckcpartners      

 Rotterdam Arts and Sciences Lab (NL)  CKC & partners (NL)

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Centrum voor Innovatief Vakmanschap (CIV) Smart Technology (NL)

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ID College (NL)


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Techniek College Rotterdam  (NL)




 Crisp Platform (NL)


Blast Theory (UK)


Translocal (FI)


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OCAD University (CA)

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About Us

The Patching Zone is a trans-disciplinary R&D media laboratory where professionals work together with students and researchers. The Patching Zone makes a deliberate distinction between the terms trans and multi disciplinary. Unlike multi-disciplinary work processes where each team member sticks to his or her own discipline, in a trans-disciplinary project participants cross over the boundaries of their discipline.

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telephone +31 (0) 623930823
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The Patching Zone
Postbus 29088
3001 GB Rotterdam
The Netherlands

visiting address Vijverhofstraat 47, Unit 410
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