Upcoming exhibitions, residencies, concerts, record launches and lectures by PhDArts, docARTES and ACPA researchers
A series of upcoming activities by PhDArts co-director Janneke Wesseling, docARTES researchers Bobby Mitchell, Giuliano Bracci, and Dick de Graaf, and PhDArts researchers Brigitte Kovacs, Danne Ojeda, Jack Segbars, Mikala Hyldig Dal, Ato Malinda, and Thalia Hoffman
docARTES researcher Bobby Mitchell will give a lecture about his research project 'Playing with Schumann's debris' at Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Tilburg.
8 December 2015, 13.00 hrs - Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Tilburg, The Netherlands
In January, Bobby Mitchell is part of the world premiere performances of Frederic Rzewski's Winter Nights during the Winter Here and Now Festival on Bargemusic, Brooklyn, New York.
1-4 January 2016 - Bargemusic, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Later in the month another performance at the same venue will take place. American Songbook, a solo recital programme, will feature music of Michael Finnissy, Frederic Rzewski, and George Gershwin.
15 January 2016 - Bargemusic, Brooklyn, NY, USA
PhDArts co-director Janneke Wesseling is moderating a Maagdenhuis debate at the University of Amsterdam, on the relation between research and teaching at the neoliberal university. Panel members are Markus Stauff, Sicco de Kecht, Marc de Wilde, Pim Klaassen, among others.
8 December 2015, 18.00-20.00 hrs - Maagdenhuis, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
PhDArts researcher Brigitte Kovacs participates in the group exhibition The Art of Women – Friends and Accomplices, curated by Barbara Steiner, that shows works of contemporary artists who deal with current economic conditions and with the history of the Austrian Association of Women Artists (VBKÖ) in equal measure.
3 December 2015 – 20 March 2016 - VBKÖ, Vienna, Austria
Emanuele Torquati will play the UK premiere of docARTES researcher Giuliano Bracci's piece 'Canto notturno' for piano at the University of Southampton. Giuliano Bracci will join Emanuele Torquati as a guest composer and teacher and has also been invited to give a lecture.
7 December 2015 - Turner Sims Concert Hall, the University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
The piece 'Solo' for voice will be sung by Cora Schmeiser at Ostade Theater, Amsterdam, during the Muziektheaterdagen Amsterdam, and at De Pont, Tilburg.
15-16 December 2015 - Muziektheaterdagen Amsterdam, Ostade Theater, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
27 December 2015 - De Pont, Tilburg, The Netherlands
D-SIGN-LAB is an interdisciplinary exhibition on design, pedagogy and curatorial works by PhDArts researcher Danne Ojeda, in which design dialogues with art, science and museology, among other fields. Whether as a designer, a curator or an educator, Danne exposes experimental, conceptual, and critical positions that question the role of design in contemporary society. The exhibition is held as part of de.sign lecture series in Prague.
3 December 2015 – 30 January 2016 - Cervantes Institute, Prague, Czech Republic (visiting hours: Mondays to Fridays 10.00–19.00 hrs; Saturdays 10.00-14.00 hrs)
Dick de Graaf
docARTES researcher Dick de Graaf will play the programme MONK INSIDE OUT with his Clazz Ensemble at De Toonzaal, Den Bosch.
11 December 2015, 20.30 hrs - De Toonzaal, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
A performance of the programme 3xBach = 2016, with guitarist Eric Vaarzon Morel, organist Hayo Boerema and cellist Annie Tangberg, will take place at Orgelpark, Amsterdam.
23 January 2016, 20.30 hrs - Orgelpark, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
PhDArts researcher Jack Segbars will give a presentation and attend the workshops at the conference Benjamin in Palestine. On the Place and Non-Place of Radical Thought, organized by Benjamin scholars, critical theorists, activists and artists from the Middle East, Europe and North America. Hosts and partner institutes are the International Academy of Art Palestine, Birzeit University, Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, and Goethe-Institut Palästinensische Gebiete.
6 – 12 December 2015 - Benjamin in Palestine, Ramallah, Palestine
Mikala Hyldig Dal
PhDArts researcher Mikala Hyldig Dal will give an artist talk entitled 'EYE-SNIPERS. Ikonoklastische Bilderpraktiken in Zeiten politischen Wandels' at the Free University Berlin, Institute of Art History.
12 December 2015, 18.00 hrs - Free University Berlin, Institute of Art History, Berlin, Germany
PhDArts researcher Ato Malinda exhibits drawings of a transgender man living in Canada who is originally from Kenya, as part of the exhibition Future Africa Visions in Time at Bayreuth University, Germany. This exhibition project pairs artists with social researchers, each producing a project. The pairs have worked together to contribute toward their vision of Africa’s future. Malinda worked with sociologist Sybille Bauriedl to produce a project titled “queer volatility; indecipherable achievement of a socially utopic state”.
8 November 2015 - 28 February 2016 - Iwalewahaus, Universität Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
PhDArts researcher Thalia Hoffman contributes to the 2nd Annual Conference of the Israeli Center for Digital Art with the work Be’al Peh (Speaking It), which operates as part of Radio Halas, a platform for the stories of residents of the neighborhoods located along the Ayalon South Highway. During the conference Ayalon Highway Radio will broadcast conversations with residents, recorded stories, thoughts about the needs and desires of the region’s community radio operators, and socio-geographic discussions about the different neighborhoods along the Ayalon South Highway.
- 13 – 16 December 2015 - The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel
Thalia Hoffman will show the video Guava at the Medrar 7th Cairo Video Festival, a platform to start a conversation between video artists, curators and the public, and a space for artists to showcase their innovative, low-budget video art productions that are selected according to quality, authenticity and conviction in investigation of subject matter. Synopsis Guava: On a refugee road between Jaffa-Tel Aviv and Beirut two refugees discuss love, memory, trust and forgetfulness.
10 – 25 December 2015 - Medrar 7th Cairo Video Festival, Cairo, Egypt