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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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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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