Performance

1 May 2016

 

Universal Anthem (2013) performed by Zuilens Fanfarecorps

On Sunday 1 May 2016, together with Centraal Museum and the Zuilens Fanfare Corps Utrecht, BAK hosts four live performances of Société Réaliste’s work Universal Anthem (2013). As a part of the Cultural Sunday titled “Bestemming Bereikt”, or Destination Reached, the piece is played on four different locations throughout the city center. The performance at the Centraal Museum ends with a conversation between museum director Edwin Jacobs and artists Ferenc Gróf (Société Réaliste) and Jonas Staal on the creation of this universal anthem and questions around the notions of national identity and citizenship.

Times and locations:

  • 13.15 hrs.: Domplein
  • 14.00 hrs.: Stadhuisbrug
  • 14.45 hrs.: Utrechts Archief
  • 15.30 hrs.: Centraal Museum

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Suggestions from the archive

Lecture

10 June 2021

Fragments of Repair/Gathering IV: On Decolonial Aesthesis

Taking place on 10 June 2021, the fourth gathering of Fragments of Repair/Gatherings, On Decolonial Aesthesis, consists of a talk by researcher and decolonial thinker Rolando Vázquez (Utrecht), followed by a conversation between Vázquez and political theorist, feminist, and decolonial activist Françoise Vergès (Paris).

Lecture

13 May 2021, 18.30-20.00

Fragments of Repair/Gathering III: Utopianism, Anti-Utopianism, and the Radical Politics of Chronotopian Ungovernability

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

The third gathering of Fragments of Repair/Gatherings, titled Utopianism, Anti-Utopianism, and the Radical Politics of Chronotopian Ungovernability, consists of a talk by political and ethical theorist Omedi Ochieng (Granville, OH), followed by a conversation between Ochieng and BAK’s curator of public practice Rachael Rakes (Utrecht).

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).