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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Summer School

22-26 July 2019

BAK Summer School: Art as Politics

BAK Summer School: Art as Politics brings together those involved in arts, academia, and social action to collectively think through, learn about, and imagine critical, politically-informed artistic practices that grasp and influence our dramatically changing times.

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Education Program

11 March–15 April 2019

Course: Art and Politics

The basic course of the BAK School for Art and Politics is organized from 11 March until 15 April 2019. In six weekly sessions, the participants learn about how contemporary art relates to the political in an accessible way. The course is taught by Maria Hlavajova, BAK’s general and artistic director.

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17 March 2018–31 August 2019

Museum as Parliament. The People’s Parliament of Rojava at the Van Abbemuseum

The Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven opens a space inspired by The People’s Parliament of Rojava, a project of the Democratic Self-Administration in Rojava, Northern-Syria, designed in collaboration with artist Jonas Staal and his New World Summit team. This project would not have been possible without the work of the New World Academy (2013–2016), co-founded by BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, and Staal.

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