First Person Plural:
Empathy, Intimacy, Irony, and Anger
On view from 12 May–22 July 2018

BAK, basis voor actuele kunst a base for art, knowledge, and the political

Program

Performance

Exhibition

Archive

Debate, Presentation

Exhibition

Guided Tours

Book Launch, Conversation

31 May 2017, 18.30

Book Launch of Former West: Art and the Contemporary After 1989

A conversation with Maria Hlavajova, Suhail Malik, Irit Rogoff, Simon Sheikh, and Marina Vishmidt

On Wednesday 31 May 2017 is the London launch of Former West: Art and the Contemporary After 1989. Former West: Art and the Contemporary After 1989 has been published in the context of the curatorial and artistic research experiment FORMER WEST (2008–2016), developed by BAK and realized through manifold partnerships with artists, theorists, activists, as well as art and educational institutions transnationally.

05 February–29 November 2015

Human-Inhuman-Posthuman

Realized in collaboration with BAK Research Fellow Rosi Braidotti and the BAK team, this semestral program outlines potential artistic, intellectual, and activist itineraries of working through the contemporary realities, and attempts to create an understanding of the altered meanings of art vis-à-vis such critical present-day developments.