Exhibition

20 May–01 August 2010

I, the Undersigned

From Friday, 21 May until Sunday, 1 August, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst presents I, the Undersigned, the first solo exhibition by Lebanese theater director, playwright, actor, and visual artist Rabih Mroué. The opening takes place on Thursday, 20 May 2010 at 20.00 hrs at BAK.

Mroué’s work engages with issues of individual responsibility, the intertwining of personal histories with wider narratives, and representations of power with particular attention towards Lebanon and the Middle East.

On Thursday, 17 June 2010 from 17.00–20.00 hrs, BAK presents, in collaboration with the conference Waiting for the Political Moment, a lecture by philosopher Simon Critchley, followed by a performance by Rabih Mroué titled The Inhabitants of Images.

Publications

newsletter
Rabih Mroué: I, the Undersigned

exhibition text
Rabih Mroué: I, the Undersigned
by Cosmin Costinas and Maria Hlavajova

Program

lecture-performance
17.06.2010
The Inhabitants of Images

Suggestions from the archive

Exhibitionary

Screening

15 July 2021, 18.30-20.00

Fragments of Repair/Gathering VI: Invisible Bridges

A public program realized in the framework of the multi-part project Fragments of Repair

Taking place on Thursday 15 July 2021, the sixth gathering of Fragments of Repair/Gatherings, consists of a screening of artist Kader Attia’s Reason’s Oxymorons (2015) and a conversation between Kader Attia (Berlin) and Stefania Pandolfo (medical anthropologist, Berkeley, CA).

Screening

24 June 2021, 17.30-20.00

Fragments of Repair/Gathering V: The Object’s Interlacing

A public program realized in the framework of the multi-part project Fragments of Repair

Taking place on Thursday 24 June 2021, the fifth gathering of Fragments of Repair/Gatherings, consists of a screening of artist Kader Attia’s The Object’s Interlacing (2020), followed by a conversation between Souleymane Bachir Diagne (philosopher New York/Dakar) and Wayne Modest (material culture curator and researcher, Amsterdam/Rotterdam).

Education Program

21 June, 19.00–7 July, 21.00 2021

Course: Art as Politics

An Online Extension of BAK Public Studies

A new edition of the online course Art as Politics, taking place on the following dates: 21, 23, 28 and 30 June & 5 and 7 July 2021. The course, taught by BAK’s Maria Hlavajova, brings those involved and/or interested in art, theory, and social action into collective conversation.