Gathering

29 December 2018, 10.00-23.00

1968–2018: 50 Years of Art and Culture in the Struggle of the Filipino People for National and Social Liberation

The year of 2018 marks the 50th year of the Filipino people’s struggle against imperialism, bureaucrat capitalism and feudalism. The past five decades had been a long and arduous journey, but the people’s determination to overcome all obstacles and difficulties has brought us to where we are now. To mark this achievement, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines International Office and the Linangan Art and Culture Network organize a cultural event entitled 1968-2018: Fifty Years Of Art And Culture In The Filipino People’s Struggle For National and Social Liberation on 29 December 2018. The event features artworks and performances that represent the creative means that revolutionary artists and cultural workers use to expose and oppose exploitation and oppression, depict the heroic struggle of the masses, and propagate the revolutionary program and aspirations of the national democratic movement. The exhibition is open from 10.00 hrs. Video showings and a lecture discussion are held in the afternoon and the evening program caps the event.

The event is held at 13a Pauwstraat, 3512TG, Utrecht. The event is organized by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines International Office and the Linangan Art and Culture Network, and is hosted by BAK, basis voor actuele kunst.

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Summer School

9-13 September 2019

Bratislava BAK Summer School: Art as Politics

The Bratislava BAK Summer School: Art as Politics is a collaborative and intensive learning week in Bratislava from 9–13 September 2019, organized in partnership with Open Studio/ Studio IN – Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, APART Collective in Bratislava, and initiated by Kristína Országhová.

Exhibition

4-18 July 2019

Futures Without…

From 4–18 July 2019, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst hosts the HKU MA Fine Art Graduation Show Futures Without... This transdisciplinary graduation show features video, spatial installations, sound and visual experiences, drawings, objects and photographs. It also hosts a vivid program of daily performances.

Series

10 March 2019–05 January 2020

BAK, basis voor…

In the series BAK, basis voor…, BAK joins forces with other organizations in addressing shared urgencies and developing propositions for “being together otherwise.” The series is part of the preparatory phase of the forthcoming project Trainings for the Not-Yet, organized by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk and BAK from September 2019–January 2020.