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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Screening

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

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Screening

24 June 2021, 17.30-20.00

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

Taking place on Thursday 24 June 2021, the fifth gathering of Fragments of Repair/Gatherings, consists of a screening of artist Kader Attia’s The Object’s Interlacing (2020), followed by a conversation between Souleymane Bachir Diagne (philosopher New York/Dakar) and Wayne Modest (material culture curator and researcher, Amsterdam/Rotterdam).

Education Program

21 June, 19.00–7 July, 21.00 2021

Course: Art as Politics

An Online Extension of BAK Public Studies

A new edition of the online course Art as Politics, taking place on the following dates: 21, 23, 28 and 30 June & 5 and 7 July 2021. The course, taught by BAK’s Maria Hlavajova, brings those involved and/or interested in art, theory, and social action into collective conversation.