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03 February 2018

Save the Date! BAK Summer School: Art and Practice in the Otherwise

Following the intensity, collaboration, and positive response of last year, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst hosts its second summer school, BAK Summer School: Art and Practice in the Otherwise from 16–20 July 2018 in Utrecht.   The BAK Summer School: Art and Practice in the Otherwise brings together those involved in arts, academia, and activisms to collectively think through, […]

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03 February 2018

Volunteer at BAK!

We are currently looking for volunteers to strengthen our team. Send an e-mail for more information or to apply to Marieke Kuik at marieke@bakonline.org.

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To Dig A Hole That Collapses Again

A survey exhibition of Otobong Nkanga’s works is presented for the first time in the US. The exhibition titled To Dig A Hole That Collapses Again opens at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago from 31 March–9 September 2018.  

Collective Dictionary: Political

In April 2016, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, brought to life the Here We Are Academy: a spirited temporary recomposition of a refugee-initiated platform for learning called We Are Here Academy. Established in Amsterdam in 2012, We Are Here is the first large-scale organization of refugees living in limbo in the Netherlands. Through projects organized […]

Cinema Olanda at The Black Archives

On 26 November 2017, one day after the opening of the exhibition Black and Revolutionary: The Story of Hermina and Otto Huiswoud, the Amsterdam premiere of Cinema Olanda (2017) took place at Vereniging Ons Suriname and The Black Archives. The film has been part of the installation Cinema Olanda, made by the artist Wendelien van Oldenborgh […]