Education Program, Exhibition

24 June–03 July 2016

Caulfield, Cauliflower, and other Vegetables (A Possible Dialectics On The Politics Of Misunderstanding)

Kristina Orszaghova (MaHKU), photo

From 24 June to 3 July 2016, BAK’s exhibition space is one of the venues for the MaHKU graduation show Caulfield, Cauliflower, and other Vegetables (A Possible Dialectics On The Politics Of Misunderstanding).

Other venues are the Academiegalerie, Minrebroederstraat 16, Utrecht, and the Universiteitsmuseum, Lange Nieuwstaat 106, Utrecht. The MaHKU is the MA trajectory in Fine Art at HKU University of the Arts, Utrecht, and a long time collaboration partner in Learning Place, BAK’s platform for education and talent development.

Contributions to this exhibition, curated by Markus Miessen, by: Marija Angelovska, Goeun Choi, Stavroulla Gregoriou, Ola Hassanain, Kathy Holowko, Willem Holtrop, Pooja Hukku, Kristina Országhová, KT Rangnick, Constanze Schreiber, Iliana Soriano, and Felipe Zapata Zuluaga.

To mark the exhibition Caulfield, Cauliflower, and other Vegetables, MaHKU launches a publication containing contributions by the participating artists, as well as situating reflections by Markus Miessen, Henk Slager, Timo Feldhaus, and Flaka Haliti. Design by Dongyoung Lee.

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Education Program

15 March–01 April 2021

Course: Art as Politics [rerun]

Due to popular demand, BAK Public Studies offers yet another rerun of the online course Art as Politics, taking place on the following dates: 15, 18, 22, 25, 29 March & 1 April 2021. This digital extension of BAK Public Studies, taught by Maria Hlavajova, 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.
Deadline applications: 3 March. Deadline feewaivers: 23 February.

Assembly and Public Forum

Collaboration and Open call

03 December 2020–30 January 2021

Manifesting Systemic Change through Creative Waves

A collaborative open call by Stichting Nederland Wordt Beter, The Black Archives/New Urban Collective, Black Queer & Trans Resistance NL, Kick Out Zwarte Piet (KOZP) and BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, for artists and writers to manifest the Manifesting Systemic Change Through Creative Waves manifesto.

Conversation

16 December 2020, 19.00-21.00

Practicing Tactical Solidarities II: A Roundtable on Mutual Aid, Emergency, and Continuous Care

This locally-focused second edition of Practicing Tactical Solidarities: A Roundtable on Mutual Aid, Emergency, and Continuous Care features artists, organizers, and activists working in Utrecht, many of whom are current BAK Fellows. While addressing changing needs and urgencies in the protracted pandemic reality and its overlapping and related crises, the conversation contends with tactics and lessons in creating mutual aid networks, lasting support systems, and emergency care.