Fellowship

Fellow 2017/2018

Isshaq Al-Barbary (Campus in Camps)

Campus in Camps is een educatief programma dat collectieve kritische leeromgevingen in Palestijnse vluchtelingenkampen opzet. Het is opgericht in 2012 en werkzaam in vier kampen in de Westbank. Het biedt ruimte voor de ontwikkeling van kennis waarin de geleefde ervaringen van de gemeenschappen centraal staat. De door deelnemers geleide cursussen omvatten onder meer samenwerkingsverbanden met lokale en internationale universiteiten. In 2016 nam Campus in Camps deel aan de We Are Here Academy, dat onderdeel is van het project Unstated (or, Living Without Approval) bij BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht.

Isshaq Al-Barbary (Campus in Camps)

Campus in Camps is een educatief programma dat collectieve kritische leeromgevingen in Palestijnse vluchtelingenkampen opzet. Het is opgericht in 2012 en werkzaam in vier kampen in de Westbank. Het biedt ruimte voor de ontwikkeling van kennis waarin de geleefde ervaringen van de gemeenschappen centraal staat. De door deelnemers geleide cursussen omvatten onder meer samenwerkingsverbanden met lokale en internationale universiteiten. In 2016 nam Campus in Camps deel aan de We Are Here Academy, dat onderdeel is van het project Unstated (or, Living Without Approval) bij BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht.

Fellowship onderzoekstraject

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 […]

Summer School

16-20 december 2019

Bratislava BAK Winter School: Art as Politics

Exhibition and public program

14 september 2019–12 januari 2020

Trainings for the Not-Yet

Tentoonstelling en publiek programma

14 september 2019–12 januari 2020

Trainings for the Not-Yet

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