Learning

10-12 February 2009

What is the subject at hand?

Tuesday 10 February, 11.00–12.45 hrs
Introduction to “Curating (Beyond) Exhibitions”: What is the subject at hand? 

Thursday 12 February, 15.15–17.00 hrs
Guided tour BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Lange Nieuwstraat 4, Utrecht

Required Reading:
-Simon Sheikh, “Constitutive Effects: The Techniques of the Curator,” in Curating Subjects, ed. Paul O’Neill (London: Open Editions, 2007), pp. 174–185
-Charles Esche, “Modest proposals or why ‘the choice is limited to how the wealth is to be squandered’’” (originally published in the 2nd Berlin Biennale catalogue, Cologne: Oktagon, 2001)

Suggestions from the archive

Assembly and Public Forum

Collaboration and Open call

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.

Exhibitionary

16 October, 08.00–29 November, 23.59 2020

Screening Tony Cokes at Stadhuisbrug, Utrecht

As part of exhibition Tony Cokes: To Live as Equals, Cokes’s video work c.my.skull.2. (Evil.13: Alternate Versions) is screened in public space until 29 November 2020! The work is on view in the window of Stadhuisbrug 5 (until Monday 2 November 2020), and in the window of Utrecht City Hall, Stadhuisbrug 1 (until Sunday 29 November 2020).