Exhibition

06 September–09 November 2009

Surplus Value

Mona Vatamanu & Florin Tudor, Calea, 2009. installation. Photo: Victor Nieuwenhuijs

From Sunday, 6 September until Monday, 9 November 2009, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst presents Surplus Value, a solo exhibition by Mona Vatamanu and Florin Tudor. The opening takes place on Saturday, 5 September 2009 at 16.00 hrs at BAK.

The exhibition Surplus Value by Romanian artists Mona Vatamanu and Florin Tudor presents a selection of works in a variety of media from 2000 to present day, as well as new productions made especially for this exhibition. On the occasion of Surplus Value BAK and post editions, Rotterdam release the monographic publication Mona Vatamanu and Florin TudorSurplus Value is the first research exhibition within the long-term project FORMER WEST (2008–2016).

On 8 November at 16.00 hrs, a finissage, organized within the framework of Cultural Sundays, Utrecht marks the conclusion of both the exhibition and the 1st FORMER WEST Congress.

Publications

Newsletter
Mona Vatamanu & Florin Tudor, Surplus Value

Book
Mona Vatamanu and Florin Tudor

Exhibition text
Mona Vatamanu and Florin Tudor, Surplus Value
Cosmin Costinas

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Exhibition

Screening

2 May 2021

Fragments of Repair/Gathering II: The Body’s Legacies, Part 2: The Postcolonial Body (online)

The second gathering of Fragments of Repair/Gatherings consists of a screening of artist Kader Attia’s work The Body’s Legacies, Part 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).

Public Program

Podcast and sound installation

17 April–03 July 2021

Fragments of Repair: Repair & Listen

Throughout the duration of the project Fragments of Repair, Kader Attia engages in creating a new eponymous work in the form of a gradually unfolding podcast and sound installation in twelve parts, titled Repair & Listen. Drawing on transcultural epistemologies and lived experiences, the podcast investigates “repair” as a concrete practice to counter the psychological impact of living through a pandemic. The episodes of the podcast will become available on this page, throughout the duration of Fragments of Repair.