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

Course

12 October–16 November 2021

Course: Art as Politics

Art as Politics is an online course, that was prompted by the urgency to engage in collective thinking through, learning about, and imagining critical, politically-informed artistic practices that grasp—and intervene into—the present. Taught by Maria Hlavajova, BAK’s general & artistic director.

Introductions

Launch

Online Exhibition