23 May 2006, 19.00

The Measure of Community

lectures and discussions on the notion of community

Lectures and discussions on the notion of community with Nina Möntmann, curator and art historian, Hamburg; Marcus Verhagen, art critic and art historian, London; and Haegue Yang. Introduced and moderated by Binna Choi.

The topic of community in the age of globalization and nomadism, beyond the notion of communities as measured by their productive and political power-value, will be discussed from the perspective of critical contemporary artistic practice.

Suggestions from the archive



8 March 2020

Mama Cash Feminist Festival at BAK: Collective (Ex)change

BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht is proud to collaborate with Mama Cash for International Women’s Day, Sunday 8 March 2020, as part of Mama Cash Feminist Festival. The full day program Collective (Ex)change consists of a gathering of and for local and international activists and artists who are working to make spaces safer for women-identified and LGBTQIA+ people.

Exhibition and public program

BAK basis voor

1 February, 09.30–2 February, 18.00 2020

2.Dh5 Festival – Defeating Dystopia?

BAK, basis voor 2.Dh5

The fourteenth edition of the yearly 2.Dh5 festival is coming to BAK basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht on 1-2 February 2020, with the theme “Defeating Dystopia?” The festival is part of the program series BAK, basis voor…, in which BAK join forces with other organizations in addressing shared urgencies and developing propositions for a future of “being together otherwise.”