DAI-bulletin 2011-2012 number four January 2012

Dear friends and relations of the DAI,
Farewell to old things !
There is a lot to be done in the new year, so we are not going to wait for the bankers and the politicians. "You can play a shoestring, if you're sincere", John Coltrane said.
Here, at the DAI in Arnhem, we're all up for it.
For DAI-week 4 ( from January 9 till 13), Jimmy RobertMarga van MechelenArnoud HollemanStephen Wright, Antonio Jose Guzman, Anthony Isles, Mattin, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Falke Pisano and Seth Siegelaub will join our faculty 2011-2012 for a week long line up of seminars, lectures, tutorials, presentations, projects and communal lunches and dinners. 

Part of this super rich program is open to the public and it will be a great pleasure to welcome you at one of the following 3 lecture- presentations:

*** The Precious History of the Sonsbeek Exhibitions

by Dr. Marga van Mechelen curated by Alena Alexandrova.

January 10, 20.00 hrs at our auditorium, Kortestraat 27, Arnhem.

*** From the State of L3 to Piertopolis  -  Migratory Aesthetics in Contemporary Art

by the artist Antonio Jose Guzman

January 11, 15.00 hrs

Organised by the DAI in the context of the project Shift in My Thinking and kindly hosted by the MMKA, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Utrechtseweg 8.

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*** Noise & Capitalism: Funeral & Zombification

A book launch/performance by Mattin and Anthony Isles,
organised by Casco, Office for Art, Theory and Design

January 12, 20.00 hrs at our auditorium, Kortestraat 27, Arnhem.  

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On behalf of the  DAI-team (Rik Fernhout, Jacq van der Spek, Ricardo Liong-A-Kong, Rebecca Sakoun and Amarasraddha) I wish you a bright and inspired 2012, 

Gabriëlle Schleijpen, 

Head of Program



Go to  ‘Faculty 2011-2012 for biographical notes. 

DAI - Cantina: 
lunch will be served daily from 13:00-14:00

Dinner every night from 18:30-19:30 

January 9: Monday

13.00  arrival & lunch

14.00 - 21:00

1. When the Stage Hits You…

A workshop run by Otobong Nkanga and Jean-Luc Vilmouth. 

Tonight: Cat Walk - presentation by the participants.

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2. Presenting Performance/Performing Presentation

A workshop run by David Weber-Krebs and Jan- Philipp Possmann. 

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January 10: Tuesday


The workshops with Jean-Luc Vilmouth, Jan Philipp Possmann and David Weber-Krebs will continue through the morning

Reading for Writing or How to Do Things with Theory

14.00 – 17.00 Plenary session group Alena Alexandrova


14.30 – 17.30 Plenary session group Doreen Mende

20.00 – 22.00

Continuation of Reading for Writing or How To Do Things with Theory with

The Precious History of the Sonsbeek Exhibitions by Marga van Mechelen

in the DAI Auditorium.


January 11: Wednesday

09:30 – 13:00 
Face to face meetings between individual students and Marga van Mechelen, Alena Alexandrova, Doreen Mende, Antonio Jose Guzman, Renée Ridgway, Stephen Wright, Arnoud Holleman, Ian White, Tanja Baudoin and Jimmy Robert. 

15.00 – 17.00 From the State of L3 to Piertopolis  -  Migratory Aesthetics in Contemporary Art by Antonio Jose Guzman at the MMKA

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19.30 – 21.00 Continuation face to face meetings. 

January 12: Thursday

Students split up to participate in 3 different ongoing projects

10:00 – 17.00

1. Negotiating Equity

All day seminar with Stephen Wright
Project curator/ tutor Renee Ridgway

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2. Practice-theatre

A project tutored by Ian White in collaboration with Emma Hedditch ( not present this week) and Jimmy Robert, and curated by If I Can’t Dance I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution . Coordinated by Tanja Baudoin. 

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3. Re-reading Public Images

10:00 Rodin Research presentation by special guest Arnoud Holleman

14:00 Talking Public Images – presentations by DAI students

15:00 discussing Rodin Research.

Project curator / tutor Florian Göttke

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20.00 – 21.30

Noise & Capitalism: Funeral & Zombification

A public book launch/performance by Mattin and Anthony Isles, as part of the Publishing Class  

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January 13 Friday

10.00 - 17.00

Exclusively for first year students:

Situating Artistic Practice Today- A seminar on where we are, and how we got there.
Organiser : VanAbbemuseum. Coordination & tutorials: Steven ten Thije & Ahmet Ogut

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Exclusively for second year students:

Publishing Class  

Organiser : Casco
Supervisors : Mattin, Falke Pisano and Wendelien van Oldenborgh
Framework : Binna Choi
Co-ordination: Yolande van der Heide

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