Lecture-Performance

18 April 2017, 19.00

Education is what enables every person to judge for themselves what secures or endangers their freedom

Jeremiah Day, education is what enables every person to judge for themselves what secures or endangers their freedom, 2017, banner. Photo: Tom Janssen

As part of the exhibition To Seminar, BAK organizes a series of performances, talks, and public meetings inquiring how learning about, with, and through art can become a collective practice of thinking and acting out imaginaries alternative to those of the crises-ridden contemporary.

Drawing on his artistic PhD research, Jeremiah Day ponders the consequences of the relation between education and freedom. If education has to do with freedom—the right to dissent, to think differently, to act differently—then education is simply a tool of self-defense.

Suggestions from the archive

Exhibition

Screening

2 May 2021, 14.30-16.30

Fragments of Repair/Gathering II: The Body’s Legacies, Pt. 2: The Postcolonial Body (online)

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

The second gathering of Fragments of Repair/Gatherings consists of a screening of artist Kader Attia’s work The Body’s Legacies, Pt. 2: The Postcolonial Body (video, 2018, 48 min.), followed by a conversation between Olivier Marboeuf (writer, critic, and curator, Paris) and Ruth Wilson Gilmore (abolitionist scholar and activist, Lisbon).

Public Program