Lecture Program

11 January–01 March 2009

On Post-Secularism

The discourse program On Post-Secularism examines the popular assumption of the revival of religious faith, issues of iconoclasm, and the changing character of secularism in a series of lectures, presentations, and research meetings investigating different perspectives on the manifestation of religion in the public sphere. On Post-Secularism is co-organized with the Centre for the Humanities, Utrecht University, Utrecht.

Venue: Instituto Cervantes, Domplein 3, Utrecht

Program

Sunday, 11 January 2009, 15.00 hrs
Mythic Narratives of Secularism and Religion
with contributions by Sven Lütticken, Kenan Malik, and Markha Valenta

Sunday, 1 February 2009, 15.00 hrs
Iconoclasm
with contributions by Jan Assmann, Arnoud Holleman, Silvia Naef, and a screening of a work by Boris Groys

Sunday, 15 February 2009, 15.00 hrs
Revolution & Critique
with contributions by Mark Boulos, Marc De Kesel, and Natascha Sadr Haghighian

Sunday, 1 March 2009, 15.00 hrs
Alternatives to Monotheism
with contributions by Lars Bang Larsen, Wouter Hanegraaff, and a screening of works by Kenneth Anger and Joachim Koester

 

Suggestions from the archive

Exhibitionary

Screening

15 July 2021, 18.30-20.00

Fragments of Repair/Gathering VI: Invisible Bridges

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

Taking place on Thursday 15 July 2021, the sixth gathering of Fragments of Repair/Gatherings, consists of a screening of artist Kader Attia’s Reason’s Oxymorons (2015) and a conversation between Kader Attia (Berlin) and Stefania Pandolfo (medical anthropologist, Berkeley, CA).

Screening

24 June 2021, 17.30-20.00

Fragments of Repair/Gathering V: The Object’s Interlacing

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.