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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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What we have in common

What we have in common

Conference Ghent February 6 – 8 Following an invitation from the NTGent and the Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, the Dramaturgische Gesellschaft is holding for the first time in a quarter of a century (and for just the second time in its history) an annual conference outside German-speaking regions – in Gent, the city which has, under new theatre directors, and their setting new courses with their programming, evolved into a kind […]

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Seminar: Method/ART

Seminar: Method/ART

Methods in Artistic Research 2020 Communication and relation of artistic research to society February 05-06.2020 Initiators: Dr. Adilia Yip, Vivi Touloumidi and Umut Eldem As a continuation to the last year’s edition, the second “Methods in Artistic Research” seminar will focus on the communication and relation of artistic research to the society. The goal of the Method/Art seminar is to explore the common methodologies among researchers of different […]

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Book launch ‘When Fact is Fiction’

Book launch ‘When Fact is Fiction’

‘When Fact is fiction’ Timely book out now in the CCQO-Valiz book series Antennae-Arts in Society, edited by Nele Wynants. Book launch – January 30, Mechelen at the conference ‘For a co-imaginative politics’  At the launch we will also celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Antennae-Arts in Society Series. https://www.uantwerpen.be/nl/onderzoeksgroep/aria/activiteiten/onderzoeksseminaries/for-a-co-imaginative/ You’re very welcome!  When Fact is Fiction – Documentary Art in the Post-Truth Era Observations about […]

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BITING ORDER – ZONAMACO

BITING ORDER – ZONAMACO

CCQO’s researcher Lara García Díaz will be participating next to William J. Simmons (essayist and poet), Duen Sacchi (artist and trans*), Lía García (La Novia Sirena, performance artist) and Mag De Santo (playwright) in the public debate BITING ORDER, as part of the public program of ZONAMOCA ART WEEK (México DF – México). The debate will examine some practices that challenge the status quo entrenched […]

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For a Co-Imaginative Politics

For a Co-Imaginative Politics

Commoning Democracy between Art and Urban Governance. What does it mean nowadays to take democratic decisions in the political and cultural sphere? How do we create tactics and strategies to foster processes of cooperation? Which are the practices enacted both at local and global level? Are commons potentially laboratories for cultural and political democracy? How can cultural actors and governments co-create participatory democracies? Nowadays the […]

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Wat als iemand rechtstaat?

Wat als iemand rechtstaat?

MuHKA – 16 januari 2020 – 18u30 – Wat als iemand rechtstaat? Een gesprek over kunst, protest en verticaliteit. Cultuurfilosoof Marlies De Munck en cultuursocioloog Pascal Gielen publiceerden de afgelopen jaren verschillende teksten over kunstenaars en hun rol in de samenleving. Donderdag 16 januari leggen ze hun inzichten voor het eerst naast elkaar. Wat zijn de bekommernissen van kunstenaars vandaag? Hoe verhouden ze zich tot hun […]

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