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Basis voor Actuele Kunst - BAK

Public Institution
Spacecraft Icarus 13 - Public program
Hendrik van den Eijnde
Hendrik van den Eijnde
  Spacecraft Icarus 13 is a research exhibition within the framework of the project FORMER WEST.

Public program: Cinematic Narratives from Elsewhere

Accompanying the exhibition is a film-based public program that presents alternative accounts of the impact of socio-political changes brought about by western-driven discourses of progress and modernity in the "Third World." The public program is curated by Christina Li.

8 October 2011, 14.00-18.00 hrs, Bypasses to Modernity, with Wang Hui (Professor, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Tsinghua University, Beijing), Nick Deocampo (filmmaker, film historian, and director of the Center for New Cinema, Manila), and Luis Ospina (filmmaker, Cali, Colombia)

22 October 2011, 11.00-19.30 hrs, Against Amnesia and Apathy, film screening, Lav Diaz, Melancholia (2008)

5 November 2011, 14.00-17.00 hrs, Excavating a Cinematic Future, with Keiko Sei (founder of Myanmar Moving Image Center (Yangon, Burma), writer, and curator, Bangkok)

19 November 2011, 14.00-17.00 hrs, The Political Carnivalesque, with film screening, Glauber Rocha, Entranced Earth (1967) and a lecture by Wendelien van Oldenborgh (artist, Rotterdam)

3 December 2011, 14.00-17.00 hrs, Revisions of African Representation, film afternoon curated by Kiluanji Kia Henda (artist, Luanda)

Venue for public program activities: Het Utrechts Archief, Hamburgerstraat 28, 3512 NS Utrecht (around the corner from BAK).

Reservations are required; please send an e-mail to: to reserve a seat.

Hendrik van den Eijnde
allegory of Europe, 1924.
Photo: Johannes Schwartz
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