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

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.