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

Exhibition

10 March 2019–05 January 2020

BAK, basis voor…

In the series BAK, basis voor…, BAK joins forces with other organizations in addressing shared urgencies and developing propositions for “being together otherwise.” The series is part of the preparatory phase of the forthcoming project Trainings for the Not-Yet, organized by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk and BAK from September 2019–January 2020.

Exhibition Project

14 September 2019–05 January 2020

Trainings for the Not-Yet

Together with artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst presents the project Trainings for the Not-Yet, starting September 2019. The project consists of an exhibition as a series of “community learnings,” performative workshops, artworks, learning objects, and conversations. In the framework of this project, intensive collaborations with (inter)national artists, theorists, and activists take place, as well as collaborations with initiatives and communities based (mainly) in Utrecht.

Education Program

23 September–28 October 2019

Course: Art and Politics (BAK Public Studies)

From 23 September until 28 October 2019, BAK organizes the course “Art and Politics.” In six weekly sessions, the participants learn about how contemporary art relates to the political in an accessible way. The course is taught by Maria Hlavajova, BAK’s general and artistic director. Deadline for registrations: 17 September 2019.