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16 September 2019

Announcing the Post-Academic BAK 2019/2020 Fellows

BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht is proud to announce its BAK 2019/2020 Fellows, ten outstanding practitioners in the arts, theory, and social action from the Netherlands and abroad. These fellows have been selected for their advanced artistic and other expressive practices, interdisciplinary excellence, critical insight, and collaborative strategies from approximately 200 applicants. The BAK […]

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09 June 2020

Positive subsidy advice for BAK

BAK is very proud and happy with both the advice presented by the Dutch Culture Council (Raad voor Cultuur) to the Minister of Education, Culture and Science on 4 June 2020, and the advice presented by the Advisory Committee Culture 2021–2024 (Adviescommissie Cultuurnota 2021–2024) to the Municipality of Utrecht today, 10 June 2020. Both have […]

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02 June 2020

In Solidarity

BAK is grateful for and stands with the work and activism being done to battle systematic anti-blackness and other forms of racist violence internationally and in the Netherlands, our home, understanding Europe as an epicenter in its formation and continuance. We are continually working to find ways as a cultural institution and as individuals to […]

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30 September 2019

BAK 2019/2020 Fellows Gather for the First Fellows Intensive!

The BAK 2019/2020 Fellows gathered at BAK in Utrecht for their first of seven Fellows Intensives together. Throughout the week, the Fellows presented their work, motivations, and research; learned about BAK, Utrecht, and each other; ate meals together; planned activities; found unlikely and motivating places of connection; imagined possibilities; shared references, pieces, and publications; met […]

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14 September 2019

Ending the Post-Academic BAK 2018/2019 Fellowship

In June 2019, the post-academic BAK 2018/2019 Fellowship comes to a close. After ten months of intensive thinking, imagining, enacting, practicing, troubling, discussing, laughing, sometimes even crying, the Fellows continue on their work in differing forms. Throughout our time together, the Fellows and their research have influenced and transformed each other’s as well as BAK. […]

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14 September 2019

BAK 2018/2019 Fellows do workshops with MaHKU students

As part of the BAK Fellowship Program, BAK Fellows do workshops, curate screenings, and have discussions with MA students of the Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design HKU, Utrecht, one of BAK’s main collaborators and partners. Fellows co-convene a session on their research and critically engage with the students in their own practices […]

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.