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The Future of the New: An Interview with Boris Groys

The Future of the New: An Interview with Boris Groys

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the book Über das Neue, Thijs Lijster on behalf of Krisis – Journal for Contemporary Philosophy – asked philosopher, essayist, and art critic Boris Groys to reflect on the legacy of this book, on the contemporary meaning of notions such as creativity, originality and novelty, and on the future of the new. The interview with Boris Groys […]

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Terra-Terror-Territory on Open! Platform for Art, Culture & the Public Domain

Terra-Terror-Territory on Open! Platform for Art, Culture & the Public Domain

Terra – Terror – Territory — Re-Articulating the Territory by Putting Use Value above Exchange Value — While Blue Marble showed us the finity of the earth, of Terra, the current culture of grabbing sees territory as private property and exchange value. This can only be adjusted if we intervene at the structural level, says Pascal Gielen. We have to re-evaluate and upgrade the use value, […]

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CCQO at PrekariArt – Bilbao – January 25-26, 2018

CCQO at PrekariArt – Bilbao – January 25-26, 2018

Las industrias culturales y creativas (ICCs) conforman un auténtico sector productivo CCS (Creative and Cultural Sector), que ha sido reconocido como clave en Europa para el crecimiento económico, la innovación social y tecnológica, y la generación de empleo, y que es aceptado como tal por la ONU, la UNESCO y la Unión Europea. Sin embargo un gran número de artistas se pregunta por qué la […]

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Groot maar niet meeslepend

Groot maar niet meeslepend

Met het bouwen van prestigieuze theaters laten gemeenten zich leiden door economische argumenten. Ze gaan daarmee voorbij aan de ware rol die kunst in de samenleving vervult: bouwen aan een rijke stedelijke cultuur. Bovendien kun je je afvragen of het verstandig is nog grote theaterzalen te plannen in een markt die verzadigd lijkt. Om dat te weten te komen, vergeleek Hanka Otte voor Theatermaker vijf […]

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Book launch The Art of Civil Action – Boekhandel Walter, Arnhem

Book launch The Art of Civil Action – Boekhandel Walter, Arnhem

Pascal Gielen  komt naar WALTER om zijn nieuwste boek THE ART OF CIVIL ACTION te presenteren. Thijs Lijster (cultuurfilosoof, auteur van DE GROTE VLUCHT INWAARTS) droeg ook bij aan het boek en schuift op 30 november aan om samen met Pascal te spreken over de relevantie van kunst en cultuur in het civiele domein. De afgelopen jaren hebben politieke verschuivingen, de financiële crisis en klimaatverandering […]

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CCQO at Respublika! – Cyprus

CCQO at Respublika! – Cyprus

Within the framework of Respublika! A Cypriot community media arts festival curated by Prof. Dr. Nico Carpentier and the current exhibition Open Community – Open Networks featuring the collaborative works of Christoph Wachter and Mathias Jud (CH/DE), NeMe is pleased to invite you to the seminar COMMUNITY MEDIA, COMMUNITY ART PRODUCTION AND DEMOCRATIC KNOWLEDGE. The artistic-democratic capacities of communities and their organisations are often underestimated and […]

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CCQO AT THE SPECTRUM OF COMMUNISM CONFERENCE – Central European University, Budapest

CCQO AT THE SPECTRUM OF COMMUNISM CONFERENCE – Central European University, Budapest

Symposium at Blinken OSA on November 16-17, 2017 The two-day symposium addresses left wing political thought and artistic practice in a transnational context. It explores the shifts in historiography that affected knowledge production in humanities and social sciences, as well as developments in the field of arts. The symposium pays special attention to some of the fundamental aspects of 20th century globalization: the transmission, circulation […]

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CCQO at the Assembly of the Council of Europe for Cultural Policies – Prague

CCQO at the Assembly of the Council of Europe for Cultural Policies – Prague

The 16th Assembly of Compendium Experts held in Prague under the Council of Europe Chairmanship of the Czech Republic will be the public starting point for this new Compendium “architecture”, most probably including debates and decisions about the future division of main responsibilities within the new organisation as well as about content priorities after 2017. The Council of Europe and ERICarts, both representing the legacy […]

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CCQO at Modeling Public Space(s) in Culture – Skopje

CCQO at Modeling Public Space(s) in Culture – Skopje

The Conference Modelling Public Spaces in Culture is one of the activities of The Dissonant (Co)Spaces project, aiming to offer diverse thematic overview on “the public space” as a physical location that creates social ties and “the public sphere” as the collection of attributes contributing to the formation of public discourse. At the conference, public … Conference> Modelling Public Space(s) in Culture, Skopje, 12-14 October […]

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CCQO at Kiev’ FRAGILE STATE

CCQO at Kiev’ FRAGILE STATE

On September 20, at 20:00 Belgium sociologist Pascal Gielen will give the lecture “Fragile Territories – On Exchange and Use Value of Art and Land” in the frameworks of public program accompanying the PinchukArtCentre’s “Fragile State” exhibition.   From Berlusconi, Putin via Cameron and May to Trump, we see expressions of new ideological and political formations that reconcile free trade with protectionism and conservatism in a […]

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