Lecture

3 April 2016

Culturele Zondag: Science in the City

On 3 April 2016, BAK hosts a mini-lecture on borders and citizenship, as part of the Cultural Sunday titled Science in the City, and which is organized on the occasion of the 380th anniversary of Utrecht University. In her short talk (presented twice, from 15.00 to 15.15 hrs and from 16.00 to 16.15 hrs) Jolle Demmers connects her expertise and work at Utrecht University to BAK’s discourse and current program.
Dr. Jolle Demmers is Associate Professor and co-founder of the Centre for Conflict Studies at Utrecht University. In this mini lecture she examines questions pertaining to borders and citizenship (e.g. who has “the right to have rights”?), and the role of art in creating a “counter reality.” She addresses these topics within the frame of the exhibition Unstated (or, Living Without Approval), which brings together insights from regions where diverse forms of statelessness appear, from Rojava to Palestine, and from Greece to refugees in limbo in the Netherlands.

More information and the program for the day can be found here.

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.