Islam in Europe: Retrenchment and Renewal
A lecture by Jorgen Nielsen with an introduction by Rosi Braidotti as part of the Postsecularism research itinerary.
31 October–31 December 2004
Cordially Invited examines the issue of hospitality in relation to a topic of major global, political, and moral consequence today: migration. The project explores these issues through the notion of a cordial invitation, understood here as a symbolic tool which can be used to negotiate between two imaginary, unattainable ideals: the unrestricted right to move across political and economic boundaries, and the unqualified acceptance such rights imply.
06 November–18 December 2005
Group exhibition, curated by Brigitte van der Sande.
12 November 2005
Lectures by and discussion with Boris Buden, Renzo Martens, and Hito Steyerl.
19 November 2005
Lectures by and discussion with Jeremiah Day, artist, Amsterdam; Jan Verwoert, art critic and writer, Berlin; Klub Zwei, artists-collective, Vienna.
26 November 2005
Lectures by and discussion with Henk Oosterling, Kendell Geers, and Pavel Büchler.
3 December 2005
Lectures by and discussion with Ayreen Anastas, Bregje van Eekelen, and Rene Gabri.
10 December 2005
Lectures by and discussion with Viktor Misiano, Sean Snyder, and YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES.
12 November–17 December 2005
Undercurrents is a dynamic, informal forum for reflection about what is behind the contemporary state of warfare. It is developed as an equal parallel to the exhibition Soft Target. War as a Daily, First-Hand Reality.
22-26 July 2019
BAK Summer School: Art as Politics brings together those involved in arts, academia, and social action to collectively think through, learn about, and imagine critical, politically-informed artistic practices that grasp and influence our dramatically changing times. Deadline for applications: 1 May 2019.
7 March 2019, 15.30-16.00
Keynote lecture by Maria Hlavajova, General and Artistic Director of BAK, during the GRACE Conference 2019, titled Gender and Cultures of In/Equality in Europe: visions, poetics, strategies.
11 March–15 April 2019
The basic course of the BAK School for Art and Politics is organized from 11 March until 15 April 2019. In six weekly sessions, the participants learn about how contemporary art relates to the political in an accessible way. The course is taught by Maria Hlavajova, BAK’s general and artistic director.