"This is the girl. Sobre decidir, si podemos decidir" - Videoarte en la Gran Pantalla

1st of December at 20h in Cines Maldà, C/ Pi 5, Barcelona (Spain)

"Welcome to Belfast" will be screened in the program "This is the girl. Sobre decidir, si podemos decidir" curated by Martí Manen for the series "Videoarte en la Gran Pantalla" of HAMACA, distributor of video art and media art in Spain. The program will include works by Dora García, Sra. Polaroiska, Leon Siminiani, Virginia Villaplana, Jorge Satorre and Julia Montilla.

Mutual matters - Konsthall C

A 24 Hour a Day Revolution will be exhibited at Mutual matters - a project by Kim Einarsson, Petra Bauer and Marius Dybwad-Brandrud.

Konsthall C, Stockholm, Sweden. 2.11 2011—28.2 2012

The Social Experiment

The Social Experiment is a collaboration between artists Klaas van Gorkum, Iratxe Jaio, Wouter Osterholt, Jonas Staal and Elke Uitentuis. In October 2011 they will organise a training in self-protection for artists. During three days a select group of participants, comprising of students, teachers, artists and other interested parties, will work on improving their resilience.

Under the guidance of two instructors from the police academy they will be trained in interrogation techniques (questioning and being examined) as well as how to deal with violence (indexing of violent situations and regulating or breaking up such situations). Through screenings, debates and relevant literature, participants will also be stimulated to apply this knowledge within their own practices.

The training takes place from 15 to 17 October. From day one, participants will follow a collective program, and will eat and sleep together in blockhuts that have been hired for this purpose. The program is free of charge, but needs to be followed in its entirety.

For more information: sociaalexperiment.com

Langs de Lijn in het Chabot Museum

From 19 June to 11 September 2011 the video "Langs de Lijn" we made for Jeanne van Heeswijk, will be exhibited in her retrospective at the Chabot Museum in Rotterdam.

The exhibition includes works Jeanne made in collaboration with: Mindaugas Arlinskas, Yun Bao, inhabitants Werthacker, Frank de Bruijn, Maurits de Bruijn, Benny Busborg, Yane Calvoski, Linas Citvaras, Floor Cornelisse, Rolf Engelen, Klaas van Gorkum, Ali Al Harbi, Iratxe Jaio, Huda Al Kazwine, Thijs Kelder, Wenying Liao, François Lombarts, Marcel van der Meijs, Jeroen Musch, Sonya Schönberger, Pia Sigmund, Paul Sixta, employees SUS, Roger Teeuwen, Siebe Thissen, Joke Tjalsma, Pieter Vandermeer, Frans Vermeer, Anique Weve and Marten Winters.

Monthly articles for Mugalari

Between April 2010 and January 2011 we have been writing a monthly article on poltics, art and culture, for Mugalari, the cultural supplement of Basque newspaper Gara. A selection of articles can now be read online, at our new website: http://postpolitikak.org:

Date published: 
Sat, 10/20/2018

Hareng Saur: Ensor and contemporary art.

30 october - 27 february, SMAK and the Museum of Fine Art in Ghent

A video of the project "Stay inside. Close windows and doors" has been selected for the exhibition Hareng Saur: Ensor and contemprary art, to be shown in Contemporary Art Museum SMAK in Ghent.

Producing time in between other things

A project around the changing values of labour and property, examining the notion of artistic production through the resurrection of the woodturning hobby of a retired factory worker (Klaas' late grandfather).

Autumn screenings

Desde aquí hasta ahí 15 - 17 october 2010, at 10 jahre Westendstudios in Munich Monitoring the Dordtselaan for Maximum Peace of Mind 09 october - 13 november 2010 at Florida II, Gemaal op Zuid, Rotterdam

Buro voor directe democratie

23 - 27 august 2010, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Utrecht

Invited as experts in "direct democracy", we have been working with students at the HKU, during the extra-curricular seminar "Buro voor directe democratie". Having introduced them to the gentle art of trolling, they spent a week getting banned from forums and messageboards, and applying the same techniques in offline public spaces.

The People United Will Never Be Defeated - Exhibition

From 19 February to 18 April, TENT. presents the group exhibition The People United Will Never Be Defeated. A topical exhibition around the municipal elections of 3 March 2010, in which the relationships between art and politics are critically examined. Artists have long been aware of the social implications of their work. Politicians also frequently talk about the role of art in society. A certain form of social engagement can after all be found in almost every work of art. In The People United Will Never Be Defeated it is, however, not about art demonstrating its engagement. The focus is on artists who emphatically, and explicitly, raise the issue of the political system: the voting, the speechmaking, the campaigns, the meetings, the decisions. By getting close to the politician they enter into dialogue with the established order.

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