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FITTING inside COVID-19 – CCQO RECIEVES DARIAH GRANT

FITTING inside COVID-19 – CCQO RECIEVES DARIAH GRANT

Fitting inside COVID-19 – Aesthetic Resilience of Contemporary Music facing a Pandemic Crisis – CCQO Marlies De Munck recieved a research grant of The Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH). DARIAH is a European network of people, expertise, information, knowledge, content, methods, tools and technologies from its member countries. It develops, maintains and operates an infrastructure in support of ICT-based research practices and […]

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An interview with CCQO Vivi Touloumidi

An interview with CCQO Vivi Touloumidi

“I care about understanding the human condition better. Finding ways of application. Articulate better questions and throw new questions to the already existing cultural production to distill new readings.”  – Vivi Touloumidi  https://www.rondopilot.org/post/vivi-touloumidi

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Book: ‘The Aesthetics of Ambiguity. Understanding and Addressing Monoculture’

Book: ‘The Aesthetics of Ambiguity. Understanding and Addressing Monoculture’

CCQO launched the new book ‘The Aesthetics of Ambiguity’ (Eds. Pascal Gielen & Nav Haq) – Antennae – Arts in Society series, Valiz. It is a peculiar paradox that multiculturalism is determined by the conditions of monoculturalism. Multiculturalism and pluralism presuppose a shared culture with shared values and convictions about openness, democracy and equality. In that sense, multiculturalism assumes a monoculture of views and attitudes. […]

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Participatieve democratie?

Participatieve democratie?

Dinsdag 22 september 2020 in het Odd Fellowhuis, W A Scholtenstraat 21 te Groningen. Aanvang 20.00 uur. Entree 7 euro. ​Door Hanka Otte Over kunst en politiek volgens het principe van de commons. In een commons wordt de eigen (sociale) omgeving vorm gegeven door collectief zelfbeheer van materiële bronnen (zoals grond) of immateriële bronnen (zoals taal) te regelen. Opdat iedereen evenredig kan participeren, beroepen commoners […]

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Art and Education after COVID-19

Art and Education after COVID-19

We’ve written it down, as we felt it was necessary. ‘Nearness’ a small book on art and education after COVID-19. The Covid-19 crisis teaches us how priceless human nearness is. Art and education can’t do without it either. Like works of art, people lose their aura when kept at digital arm’s length. Art is lifeless when it can’t resonate with bodies. In Nearness, Marlies De […]

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Commons Sense: Let’s Create a Bottom-Up European Democracy

Commons Sense: Let’s Create a Bottom-Up European Democracy

In a frame of the Cultural and Creative Spaces and Cities (CCSC) project, European Cultural Foundation and the University of Antwerp, in cooperation with l’Asilo and Boekman Foundation, are organising a digital co-creation lab Commons Sense: Let’s Create a Bottom-Up European Democracy. The digital event will take place on the 22nd and the 29-30th of June. Register here. About the Event It’s in times of crisis that change is more likely to thrive. To […]

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CCQO Launches Cultural Curatorship Studies

CCQO Launches Cultural Curatorship Studies

Postgraduate of China-EU Cultural Curatorship Studies — Curating is hip today. But it is so much more than a passing buzzword. Since the 1990s it has morphed into a creative activity. A “curator”, from the ancient Latin meaning of “attending to, caring for” is an impassioned co-creator who nurses the relationship between artists and the various public spaces they operate in. The curator takes care […]

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On the Art of Getting Beyond Identity Politics

On the Art of Getting Beyond Identity Politics

March 19, 2020 – 8pm Can we move beyond identity politics?  Veem House for Performance welcomes Pascal Gielen to give a lecture in the week against racism about his upcoming volume The Arts of Ambiguity: Addressing and Understanding Monoculture (Valiz). In his plea for ambiguity, Gielen argues for a model that is based on so-called “commoning” politics. Joining Gielen will be several guests and performative contributions to […]

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Time for Space!

Time for Space!

Kunstenpunt, ARIA (Antwerp Research Institute for the Arts van Universiteit Antwerpen) en CCQO (Culture Commons Quest Office) organiseren een onderzoeksseminarie rond langdurig en betaalbaar gebruik van ruimte in kunst en cultuur.  Ruimte is cruciaal voor creatie en voor de verbinding met publiek, maar vandaag staat die ruimte erg onder druk. Dat komt o.a. door de stijgende prijzen op de vastgoedmarkt en doordat de overheid minder […]

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Reshape Intensive Zagreb

Reshape Intensive Zagreb

9–13 March 2020 Reshape Intensive Zagreb is a meeting of art practitioners actively rethinking and reshaping organisational models for the arts sector in the EuroMed region. RESHAPE is a research and development project that brings together arts organisations from the Europe and the South Mediterranean to jointly create innovative organisational models and reflect on concrete answers to crucial challenges related to the production, distribution and […]

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