Seminar

6 April 2017, 19.00

Transference

Tiong Ang in collaboration with Sebastián González de Gortari, Ola Hassanain, Jan Yongdeok Lim, Winston Nanlohy, Andrés Novo, Kristina Országhová, Alejandro Ramírez, Heekyung Ryu, and Robert Wittendorp, , 2017. 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.

On Thursday 6 April 2017 BAK organizes the seminar Transference, a discussion with Tiong Ang, René Francisco, and Marquard Smith, moderated by Margo Slomp. This gathering inquires into the notion of transference from the triad of institution/transference/text articulated by Roland Barthes in “To the Seminar” (1974), and analyzes artworks by Tiong Ang and René Francisco.

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