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Ik neem vrij op 1 juli!

On 1 July, Keti Koti or Dia di Abolishon, we commemorate the abolition of slavery in 1863 in Suriname and the former Antilles and we celebrate freedom. But after almost 150 years, 1 July is still not a national commemoration and holiday in the Netherlands. Support the campaign by Nederland Wordt Beter, The Black Archives, FunX FM, De Goede Zaak, Tony’s Chocolonely and Lush Nederland to change this.

Later Later Academy Awards at Casco

Later Later Academy Awards (happening this Sunday 16:00–18:00 at Casco) is an annual award by No More Later to evaluate the Dutch art academies based on their followers feedback about their studying experience through one academic year. Read more information through their Instagram.

Mondriaan symposium: Beeldende Kunst in het hart van de Samenleving

On 8 July, we expect many professionals in the field of contemporary art to come to Utrecht for the symposium organized by Mondriaan Fonds: Beeldende Kunst in het hart van de Samenleving. For that purpose we will extend our exhibition opening hours to 10:00–20:00.

Descartes Centre Summer Colloquium

Where are the crossovers between artistic and scientific knowledges? How can humanities scholarship  help to mediate the gap between them? What is scientific knowledge anyway?

The Descartes Centre at Utrecht University researches topics from the “History and Philosophy of Science”. This is as broad ranging as it sounds and they are even expanding their horizons to investigate how to write “Histories of Knowledge”. The centre will be hosting their Summer Colloquium at Casco on 21 June and they are sending an open invite for people to dialogue and celebrate the end of an academic year. 

Transdisciplinarity and broad views of knowledge-making are themes that resonate in our work and that of Descartes Centre. We will welcome and facilitate workshops, performances and dialogues between artistic researchers and academic researchers on what science is, and how/why scientific knowledge is produced. Please join us in the sun for a chat and drinks from 15:30–17:00.

Participant Presentations at Jan van Eyck Academie: TFM and more

Wednesday 11 May, 17:30–19:00
Jan van Eyck Auditorium

On Wednesday 11 May 2022, writer-in-residence Wim Peumans, collective Travelling Farm Museum of Forgotten Skills and artist duo Gladys Zeevaarders & Sophie Johns will be delivering presentations about their work, artistic practice and research interests at the Jan van Eyck Academie. It will also be possible to attend these presentations via Zoom.

For more information regarding these presentations and for the Zoom link, click here.

2022 Afield Study Program: The Construction of Ableism

Afield Fellowship warmly invites you to participate in their 2022 Afield Study Program titled The Construction of Ableism, which will focus on case studies of ‘ableism’ outside of Europe and North America. The aim of this program is to foster awareness about the inherent ableist structures that we live in and perpetuate.

The program will be held over four days on the 30th May, 2nd, 6th and 9th June. Interpretation will be offered in Spanish, Portuguese and ASL (To be confirmed). Please indicate via their form here on which days you are able to attend, and whether you would like to be part of the Core-Group of participants to join the workshop.

Check out their website for more information regarding this event.

De Nieuwe Meent Crowdfunding Event

13 May 2022 / Amsterdam
Location: Jungle Amsterdam, Tweede van Swindenstraat 26, 7:30 pm

Nieuwe Meent are celebrating their crowdfunding success with a festive event. Come celebrate with them on the 13th of May at Jungle Amsterdam, Tweede van Swindenstraat 26, from 7:30 pm onwards. The event will include a program which discusses the latest developments around dNM, showcase unexpected talents from their community, and be an opportunity to meet one another around snacks, good music, and dancing. A livestream will likely be arranged for those who live abroad and would like to join. More information to follow on their Facebook event.

Onze stad, ons canvas – 18 & 19 May

Stadslab RAUM in collaboration with Pakhuis de Zwijger, Stipo, European Placemaking Network and Casco will organize the first edition of Onze stad, ons canvas on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 May. The conference takes place annually on the grounds of RAUM in Utrecht and one day earlier at various locations in various Dutch cities.

A Farmyard as Public Space – Two artists, an old farm and a new housing estate. These are the ingredients for an instructive practice we did that we consider commoning. Like commons, but as a verb for those who use it together: cooperation in a public space. The Travelling Farm Museum of Forgotten Skills with a farmyard as public space makes one curious about the principles at work. Our Erik Uitenbogaard shares the instructive experiences from this artistic project that Casco Art Institute, together with artists’ collective The Outsiders, have realized in Leidsche Rijn in recent years.

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New AndersUtrecht podcast on grassroots initiatives

Through our AndersUtrecht partners:

”We are excited to share that our final podcast episode is now live on SoundCloud and Spotify! In this episode, we explore the role of grassroots initiatives in organising for change and societal transitions. Many thanks to Pieter Hessel from Transitiemotor and Thomas de Groot from Commons Network for joining us and sharing your thoughts and experience on this topic.”

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Casco Art Institute - Ik neem vrij op 1 juli!

Casco Art Institute - Later Later Academy Awards at Casco

Casco Art Institute - Mondriaan symposium: Beeldende Kunst in het hart van de Samenleving

Casco Art Institute - Descartes Centre Summer Colloquium