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

15 September 2018

What Is the City but the People?

In What Is the City but the People?, around 150 people of Utrecht gather together to create a collective, dynamic self-portrait of the city. An unexpected and exciting medley of individuals and groups from across the city tell their stories as they walk the runway raised on the newly opened Jaarbeursplein.

Archive

Guided Tour

5 April 2018, 18.00-21.00

Evening Tours of Matthijs de Bruijne: Compromiso Político

On the evening of Thursday 5 April 2018, BAK opens its doors and the exhibition Matthijs de Bruijne: Compromiso Político, also with works by Jeremy Deller, Piero Gilardi, and Mierle Laderman Ukeles (on view until 15 April 2018). A guided tour of the exhibition is given by both the curator of the exhibition, Matteo Lucchetti, and artist and 2017/2018 BAK Fellow Matthijs de Bruijne.

Education Program

Learning

05 February–30 April 2015

Learning Place: Human-Inhuman-Posthuman

Educational program with students from MAR/KABK, The Hague and MaHKU, Utrecht. Part of BAK’s research series Future Vocabularies and its semester-long inquiry Human -Inhuman -Posthuman, this spring course attempts to bring into conversations on present-day artistic practice key terms such as the Anthropocene and posthumanity, while familiarizing participants with the theories of new materialism and Object-Oriented Ontology.

Exhibition