Learning

10-12 March 2009

What is Critical about Critical Curatorial Practices

Tuesday 10 March , 11.00–12.45 hrs
Studio visits, lecture plus dinner: DAI, Dutch Art Institute, Enschede.

Thursday 12 March , 15.15–17.00 hrs
What is Critical about Critical Curatorial Practices?

Required Reading:
-Irit Rogoff, ‘What is a Theorist?’, in: On Knowledge Productio:, A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art, eds. Maria Hlavajova, Jill Winder, Binna Choi (Frankfurt am Main: Revolver and Utrecht: BAK, 2008)
-A Discussion Between Martha Rosler and Maria Hlavajova, ‘Deconstructing the Allegories’, in: Concerning War: A Critical Reader, eds. Maria Hlavajova, Jill Winder (Frankfurt am Main: Revolver and Utrecht: BAK, 2006)
-Mouffe, Chantal, ‘Which Public Space for Critical Artistic Practices?’ in Cork Caucus: On Art, Possibility, and Democracy, eds. Shep Steiner and Trevor Joyce (Frankfurt: Revolver, 2006), pp.150–171

Suggestions from the archive

Exhibition

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.

Exhibition Project

14 September 2019–05 January 2020

Trainings for the Not-Yet

Together with artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst presents the project Trainings for the Not-Yet, starting September 2019. The project consists of an exhibition as a series of “community learnings,” performative workshops, artworks, learning objects, and conversations. In the framework of this project, intensive collaborations with (inter)national artists, theorists, and activists take place, as well as collaborations with initiatives and communities based (mainly) in Utrecht.

Education Program

23 September–28 October 2019

Course: Art and Politics (BAK Public Studies)

From 23 September until 28 October 2019, BAK organizes the course “Art and Politics.” 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. Deadline for registrations: 17 September 2019.