Debate, Discursive

29 January–15 June 2008

WomenSpeak!

BAK, basis voor actuele kunst co-presents WomenSpeak!, a year-long series of monthly debates and presentations on the intricacies of gender issues in an inter-cultural context. WomenSpeak! is co-organized by five Utrecht-based cultural and academic institutions: BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, the Graduate Gender Programme and Centre for the Humanities of Utrecht University, Kosmopolis Utrecht, and TUMULT. The plurality of intellectual, cultural, and artistic practices presented by these institutions are engaged in the topics such as emancipation, radicalization, adoption, pornography, and sexuality in the intersection of different cultures. At the same time, forms of academic and public discourse and language are under examination from gender and intercultural perspectives: for whom, what, and how are “we” speaking in times when the subaltern are produced in the here and now?

WomenSpeak! is co-organized by BAK, the Graduate Gender Programme and Centre for the Humanities of Utrecht University, Kosmopolis Utrecht, and TUMULT.

Financially made possible by Mama Cash and WOMEN Inc.

Program

Tuesday 29.01.2008, 20:00–21:30 hrs
No. 1 Follow the Leader
TUMULT, Domplein 5, Utrecht

Saturday 08.03.2008, 14.00–16.30 hrs
No. 2 Mom, where do I come from?
De Zindering, Stadsschouwburg, Lucasbolwerk 24, Utrecht

Sunday 20.04.2008, 15.00–18.00 hrs
No. 3 Who cares?
15.00 hrs Play Meisjesstad by STUT Theater
16.30 hrs Debate Who Cares?
Stefanus, Amazonedreef 44, Utrecht

Sunday 15.06.2008, 20.00–21.30 hrs
No. 4 Pride and Homosexuality
TUMULT, Domplein 5, Utrecht

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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.