Exhibition

18 April–02 August 2009

Urgent Matters

From Saturday, 18 April until Sunday, 2 August 2009, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst in Utrecht and the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven present Urgent Matters, a two-part solo exhibition by Sanja Ivekovic. The opening takes place on Saturday, 18 April 2009 at 14.00 hrs at the Van Abbemuseum and at 19.00 hrs at BAK.

A re-enactment of Ivekovic’s performance Übung Macht den Meister (Practice Makes a Master), originally realized in 1982 in Berlin, takes place at 20.00 hrs at BAK and is performed by Sonja Pregrad.

Publications

Book
Sanja Ivekovic: Urgent Matters

Exhibition text
In Short: Thoughts Behind the Exhibition
by Maria Hlavajova

Program

Seminar
28.05.2009
When is Feminism in Art? The Case of Sanja Ivekovic

In collaboration with

Suggestions from the archive

Public program

14 November 2021

Music as Spectral Infrastructure: Day Two

Day two as part of the two day program Music as Spectral Infrastructure, part of Le Guess Who? 2021, considers the sound system as a form of spectral infrastructure, and how anti-colonial resistance to racial capitalism was channeled through sound system music such as dub, house, techno, and jungle.

Public Program

Course

12 October–16 November 2021

Course: Art as Politics

An online course that was prompted by the urgency to engage in collective thinking through, learning about, and imagining critical, politically-informed artistic practices that grasp—and intervene into—the present. Taught by Maria Hlavajova, BAK’s general & artistic director.

Introductions