17 April–1 August 2021: Fragments of Repair, a multi-part project co-convened with artist Kader Attia and decolonial forum La Colonie, Paris

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Multi-part Project


20-21 May 2021

As for Protocols—To Hold Things Together

To Hold Things Together is a two-day symposium focusing on modes of social and institutional nodality and protocols of encounter and solidarity in our hyper-local and hyper-dispersed existence. It concludes the first year of the program cycle As for Protocols of the Vera List Center (VLC), a research center and a public forum for art, culture, and politics in New York City, and is curated by BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht and presented by VLC.


    10 June 2021

    Fragments of Repair/Gathering IV: On Decolonial Aesthesis

    Taking place on 10 June 2021, the fourth gathering of Fragments of Repair/Gatherings, On Decolonial Aesthesis, consists of a talk by researcher and decolonial thinker Rolando Vázquez (Utrecht), followed by a conversation between Vázquez and political theorist, feminist, and decolonial activist Françoise Vergès (Paris).