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CCQO at Poetry of the Real, Basel – June 12-14

CCQO at Poetry of the Real, Basel – June 12-14

Poetry of the Real: Imagination – Friction – Transformation explores the multifaceted transfer between extended arts practices and contemporary discourses. For this it inquires into the conditions of arts and design-based systems of knowledge. The sections are grouped around the perspectives of “Imagination – Friction – Transformation” and their interferences. This is based on an extended understanding of the generative pro- cesses involving the ability […]

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CCQO Exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp – June 14-29

CCQO Exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp – June 14-29

FUTURE PROOF =>Welfare=>Wellness=>Commonwealth=>   The above is a timeline of post-war Europe. In the 1950s, a number of European countries built a safety net of social services for their citizens. Social security, good and affordable healthcare, democratic education, public transport, and easily accessible cultural facilities all became concerns of the welfare state. This safety net of a caring, motherly state was slowly but surely unravelled in […]

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Book Launch – Culture: The Base of Civil Society – Kyiv, June 3

Book Launch – Culture: The Base of Civil Society – Kyiv, June 3

CULTURE: THE BASE OF CIVIL SOCIETY BY PASCAL GIELEN AND THIJS LIJSTER Sunday, June 3, 2018 18:00 19:30 Culture: The Base of Civil Society is a new book of the Small Run Books series, which unites two articles co-written by Pascal Gielen and Thijs Lijster, published in Ukrainian by IST. Pascal Gielen (Belgium) will take part in the presentation of the book. June 3, Sunday, […]

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From Vertical to Horizontal – CCQO at MMCA Seoul, May 30

From Vertical to Horizontal – CCQO at MMCA Seoul, May 30

MMCA Research Symposium, “From Vertical to Horizontal: The Changed Conditions of Art Production” “From Vertical to Horizontal: The Changed Conditions of Art Production” is organized to examine how social change in our times acts as an agent of transformation in the conditions of art production. Accelerated by developed networks and an increase in mobility, globalization is making the world more horizontal across national borders. In […]

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The Grey Zone

The Grey Zone

As part of the exhibition Civil Disobedience at In De Ruimte, CCQO researcher Lara Garcia Diaz will discuss on the 26th May 2018 the theoretical aspects of a possible “grey zone” and try to formulate it’s relation with civic and civil space. During the GREY ZONE lecture, which will be hosted in the Kunstencentrum Vooruit, and together with artists Harmen de Hoop and Frank&Robbert, it will be […]

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The (re)Birth of Marx(ism): haunting the future

The (re)Birth of Marx(ism): haunting the future

This major international conference at the National University of Ireland Maynooth, near Dublin explores Marx and Engels’ far-reaching different contributions to analysis and political practice, the ways in which their lives and work helped shape history and culture around the world, the many different strands and meanings of “Marxism”, and how we can understand the legacy and ongoing relevance of Marx today, in a world […]

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Research Seminar ‘Canon in Context’

Research Seminar ‘Canon in Context’

“There is a nagging sensibility that we are living well beyond that authentic age of the orchestra and its repertoire” (Leon Botstein) The established musical canon has served as an implicit framework for aesthetic orientation and social identification throughout history. As the dominance of this regulative force influences (top-down) policy discourses and (bottom-up) public opinion alike, programmers, composers and performers feel increasingly obliged to adhere […]

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CCQO Exhibition – Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp

CCQO Exhibition – Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp

ARIA (Antwerp Research Institute for the Arts) develops and supervises research in, about and with the arts. For LODGERS (AIR and M HKA), the institute unfolds activities and presentations that demonstrate both the specificity of research and its wide range. Between March 31 and June 24, performances, lectures, discussions and public lectures are held in an artistic context that highlights the rather ‘speculative scholarly’ activities […]

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New York Book Launch The Art of Civil Action – May 1, The 8th Floor

New York Book Launch The Art of Civil Action – May 1, The 8th Floor

The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation will co-host with East++, Institute for New Artistic Inquiry, Purchase College, a book launch and conversation for The Art of Civil Action: Political Space and Cultural Dissent, published by Valiz books. With contributions by social scientists, cultural theorists, activists and artists, The Art of Civil Action explores how arts and culture can offer the building blocks for a locally rooted civil society in a globally connected context. […]

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What space does the Art need?

What space does the Art need?

“What space does the Art need?” is a day to share and reflect on other models to exhibit, produce and manage art today. Hosted by the Maristany Art Center (Sant Cugat, Barcelona) and with the participation of José-Antonio Delgado, Lara Garcia Díaz (Cultural Commons Quest Office), Daniel Berenguer (Col·lectiu És-Fera), Jordina Puntí (Sant Cugat Museum), Jordi Antas (SWOT Projects), Ariadna Rodríguez (Nyamnyam) and Juan Canela […]

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