Discursive

4-26 January 2019

Forensic Justice: Talk by Maria Hlavajova

Forensic Architecture, The Killing of Nadeem Nawara and Mohammed Abu Daher, 2014

Please join for a close reading and a walkthrough of the highly appraised exhibition Forensic Justice with Maria Hlavajova, BAK’s general and artistic director! The gathering offers a discussion of the works in the exhibition and an impromptu glossary of concepts, such as “forum,” “counter forensics,” “public truth,” “verification,” “unlikely common,” and “forensic justice,” for an in-depth engagement with the practice of the 2018 Turner Prize nominee Forensic Architecture. The meeting is held in English.

Costs: €5,- (includes entrance to the exhibition)

Location: Pauwstraat 13a, Utrecht

Dates:

Friday 4 January 2019 at 13.15–14.15 hrs (book your ticket here)

Friday 25 January 2019 at 13.15–14.15 hrs (book your ticket here)

Saturday 26 January 2019 at 13.15–14.15 hrs (book your ticket here)

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13 March, 19.30–14 March, 22.00 2020

European Forum for Advanced Practices (EFAP) at BAK [WILL NOT TAKE PLACE]

Including two public programs with Paul Goodwin, Ima-Abasi Okon, Abbas Zahedi, Jihan El-Tahri, Irit Rogoff, Florian Schneider, and Maria Hlavajova

[WILL NOT TAKE PLACE | Update 12/3: unfortunately these EFAP presentations will not take place.]

Come to BAK on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 March for two public programs as part of the European Forum for Advanced Practices (EFAP), a self-organized, international gathering of practitioners, scholars, and organizers from transdisciplinary realms of art and education. With, on the Friday, a conversation between Paul Goodwin, Ima-Abasi Okon, and Abbas Zahedi; and on the Saturday a screening and a lecture by Jihan El-Tahri. With introductions by Irit Rogoff, Florian Schneider, and Maria Hlavajova.

Gathering

7 March 2020, 20.00-23.00

BAK, basis voor Yallah Sabaya

Special International Women's Day edition

On Saturday 7 March 2020 BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht hosts a special International Women’s Day edition of Yallah Sabaya! Yallah Sabaya (“Come ladies! Enjoy yourselves!” in Arabic) is a special evening where dance and music connect women from all over the world. All women, no matter where they are from, are welcome on […]

Public Studies

19 March, 15.00–21 March, 18.00 2020

Public Studies: Practice as Theory [CANCELLED]

A three day workshop with artist Tony Cokes, in the framework of exhibition Tony Cokes: To Live as Equals

[UPDATE 13 March: We are sad to announce that, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, this event is now cancelled for 19-21 March – we are looking into postponing it and will update our website and social media as soon as we know more]. As a part of the exhibition Tony Cokes: To Live as […]

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