Conversation

31 May 2015, 15.00

Sit-in with Jonas Staal

Opening speech to the New World Academy exhibition by Edwin Jacobs, director of the Centraal Museum Utrecht

As a part of Centraal Museum’s monthly series of so-called sit-ins, on 31 May 2015 museum director Edwin Jacobs interviews artist Jonas Staal on the role of art in politics and—more specifically—the artist’s recent practice. The audience gets the opportunity to actively engage in the conversation by asking questions.

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Community Portal

13 October 2022

De Voorkamer: Perspectives

Perspectives is a program to foster inclusivity and acceptance at De Voorkamer by creating a safe space for people of all backgrounds to engage in dialogue, share opinions, and develop ideas around topical issues that affect everyone. This edition focuses on the theme of sustainability.

Community Portal

5 October 2022, 19.00-21.00

De Voorkamer: Community Dinner

BAK Community Portal hosts...

The Community Dinner is a communal dinner for ‘Utrechters’, whether they are new to the city or simply looking to get to know their local community better. Chefs from ‘De Voorkamer’ community prepare a free dinner of vegan, cultural cuisine.

Screening

7 October 2022

Asian Movie Night: Ushiku

Screening of the documentary Ushiku (2021) by Thomas Ash, followed by a panel discussion with the director and members from activist groups Migrante, SEHAQ and Papaya Kuir. Hosted by BAK Community Portal and organised by the initiative Asian Movie Night.

Education Program

15 November–13 December 2022

Toward the Not-Yet: Art as Public Practice (BAK Studies)

BAK Studies: Toward the Not-Yet: Art as Public Practice. This module of BAK Studies builds on the learnings from two projects: Trainings for the Not-Yet (20192020), convened by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk and BAK as “an exhibition as a series of trainings for a future of being together otherwise,” and the publication Toward the Not-Yet: Art as Public Practice (2021).