Lecture Program

25 October–29 November 2007

Citizens and Subjects: Practices and Debates

Citizens and Subjects: Practices and Debates is part of the Dutch contribution to the 52nd International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 2007. Taking the work Citizens and Subjects by Aernout Mik as its point of departure, Practices and Debates is a series of lectures, seminars, conversations and a master course envisioned as an extension of the Dutch Pavilion “back” to the Netherlands and to other sites of “practices” and “debates” invested in the urgent task of contributing to a new imaginary about the world.

The lecture series is developed by BAK, basis voor actuele kunst in collaboration with Utrecht University and its Studium Generale.

Lectures

lecture
25.10.2007 20.00 hrs
Citizens and Subjects

conversation
26.10.2007 20.00 hrs
Radical Democracy, Art and Spaces of Conflict

lecture
01.11.2007 20.00 hrs
On Flexible Citizenship

seminar
02.11.2007 16.00 hrs
Projekt Migration

lecture
08.11.2007 20.00 hrs
The Temperature of the Netherlands

seminar
09.11.2007 16.00 hrs
Shaping Public Discourse: Daily Art Criticism

lecture
15.11.2007 20.00 hrs
Why Dissent is Impossible in Holland

seminar
22.11.2007 20.00 hrs
Introduction to and discussion of Zygmunt Bauman’s work

lecture
23.11.2007 20.00 hrs
Islam in the West: Impossible Religion or Clashing Culture?

panel discussion
29.11.2007 20.00 hrs
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Education Program

26 October–30 November 2020

Course: Art as Politics [Rerun on Request]

Due to popular demand, BAK Public Studies offers yet another rerun of the online course Art as Politics, taking place on the following dates: 26 October & 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 November 2020. 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.

Exhibition

30 September–11 October 2020

HKU MA Fine Art Graduation Show: If Not Now

From 30 September–11 October 2020, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht hosts If Not Now, the graduation exhibition of the 2018−2020 MA Fine Art class of HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, curated by Katia Krupennikova.