Exhibitionary

7 October 2017

Piratensender, 2017

Radio station

Ahmet Ogüt during Propositions #1: What We Mean on 7 October 2017, photo: Tom Janssen

Piratensender, which means pirate station in German, is a project in which artist Ahmet Öğüt presents a series of interviews and dialogues with lawyers, immigration law experts, broadcasters, socio-cultural workers, musicians, urban subcultural groups, and feminist and LGBTQI+ activists on radical pedagogies, the concept of urban citizenship, self-proclaimed micronations, artists’ rights, alternative currencies, unconditional basic income, immaterial labor, precarious labor, domestic labor, and the necessity of self-initiative, participation, and autonomy as tools of resistance for marginalized communities, undocumented masses, and non-citizens. On this occasion, Öğüt realizes a new and broadcasts previous episodes through a collaboration with Utrecht-based online radio station Stranded.FM.

Part of Propositions #1: What We Mean.

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Education Program

26 October–30 November 2020

Course: Art as Politics [Rerun on Request]

Due to popular demand, BAK Public Studies offers yet another rerun of the online course Art as Politics, taking place on the following dates: 26 October & 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 November 2020. This digital extension of BAK Public Studies, taught by Maria Hlavajova, is prompted by the urgency to continue collective thinking through, learning about, and imagining critical, politically-informed artistic practices that grasp—and intervene into—the present.

Exhibition

30 September–11 October 2020

HKU MA Fine Art Graduation Show: If Not Now

From 30 September–11 October 2020, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht hosts If Not Now, the graduation exhibition of the 2018−2020 MA Fine Art class of HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, curated by Katia Krupennikova.