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Exhibition and public program

28 February 2020–10 January 2021

Tony Cokes: To Live as Equals [re-opening 18 Oct 2020]

[Update 17 May 2020: We are excited to announce that the exhibition Tony Cokes: To Live as Equals re-opens on 18 October 2020, to run through 10 January 2021.]

From 28 February–17 May 2020, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht proudly presents Tony Cokes: To Live as Equals. An exhibition and public program with and around the work of artist Tony Cokes, curated by Thiago de Paula Souza.

Education Program

8-26 June 2020

Course: Art as Politics [Open Call closed]

BAK Public Studies offers the new online course Art as Politics. This digital extension of BAK Public Studies is prompted by the urgency to continue collective thinking through, learning about, and imagining critical, politically-informed artistic practices that grasp—and intervene into—the present.

Dates: Mondays and Thursdays on 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, and 25 June 2020, 19–21 hrs CET. [Please note: Open Call now closed].