DAI-bulletin 2007-2008 number one September 2007

tags: Kassel, Münster

This is the first issue of the monthly DAI-bulletin in the academic year 2007-2008, informing you about our program, about important dates and events.

Students: please, PRINT THIS TEXT and keep it with you as an extension to your diary.
Alterations and additions to the program will be e-mailed to you.

DAI PROGRAMME September 2007

Tue 11
12.30  Hilly Podde, our office manager will introduce newly arrived students from outside the Netherlands to practicalities in Enschede and will take you on a trip by public transport.

Wed 12
12.30 - Hilly Podde  will introduce newly arrived students from outside the Netherlands to the very Dutch activity of riding a bike (on and around Campus). She will familiarize students with cycle rules etc.
 Please contact Hilly on how and where to acquire a bicycle.


Tue 18
Official start of the academic year 2007-2008.

12.00-13.00 Lunch in DAI Cantina.
From 13.00 on in DAI’s projectroom:
Welcome and informal introduction to your fellow students ( 16 in the second year,16 in the first year) to some important people within the ArtEZ organisation:Peter Godefrooy (delegated director 4 ArtEZ masterprogrammes), Nini Derlagen (student counsellor)and Bert Kremer (ICT ArtEZ).

Gabriëlle Schleijpen, course director assisted by her crew will elaborate on this year’s programme and on all sorts of practicalities concerning studying at the DAI.

18.30 Cantina
Dinner-buffet prepared by the artist-collective Pluto, based in Enschede.
20.00 Project room
Lecture by Theory Mentor John Heymans: an introduction to the Documenta- phenomenon in general as well as to Documenta 12.

Wed 19
10 am (SHARP!) departure with bus company Baba from Enschede central station to Münster in Germany.

During our bus trip Mentor DAI public Florian Göttke will talk about the Skulpturprojekte, the Documenta and the German landscape.

11 am – 5pm  Skulpturprojekte Münster


6 pm – 7pm dinner in
Cafe Med
Hafenweg 26
This is in the habor area not far from the Ausstellungshalle and close to the center of town.
There is an opening at the project space of the Kunsthalle in the middle of Münster on Wed evening at 19:30.
Gail Kirkpatrick (director Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst Münster, guest lecturer DAI), has invited five young curators to do a series of exhibitions with very young artists. They have been organizing some really good shows. We will try to create time to attend this opening.
9 pm - departure with Baba to Kassel.
Overnight stay in:
Grand Hotel La Strada
Raiffeisenstr. 10
34121 Kassel, Germany
+49 561 20900

Thu 20
Breakfast at 8.30 am in Grand Hotel La Strada
9.30 am Transfer to Documenta 12
8 pm: Dinner at Grand Hotel La Strada
9.30 pm Talk by Rik Fernhout Mentor DAI private on Documenta from the perspective of the individual artist as an ‘entrepreneur’.
Location: to be announced (somewhere in the hotel).
Overnight stay at Grand Hotel La Strada

Fri 21
Breakfast at 8.30 am in Grand Hotel La Strada
9.30 am Transfer to Documenta 12
8 pm Diner in Restaurant Maredo
Obere Königsstr. 8
34117 Kassel
+49 561 5214896
Overnight stay at Grand Hotel La Strada

Sat 22
Breakfast at 8.30 am in Grand Hotel La Strada
9.30 SHARP Transfer with Baba from Kassel to Münster where we will visit Transfer Türkiye-NRW / 2005-2007 in der Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst Münster (16.9.-25.11.2007). This show is part of a larger binational project that brings 14 artists to several venues in Germany and will end in Santralistanbul – a great new exhibition space in a former industrial building in Istanbul.
The partcipating artists: Elif Çelebi (Istanbul), Burak Delier (Istanbul), Tatjana Doll (Berlin), Aksel Zeydan Göz (Istanbul), Anja Jensen (Münster), Yasemin Özcan Kaya (Istanbul), Eva-Maria Kollischan (Köln), Stephan Mörsch (Hamburg), Ferhat Özgür (Ankara), Sener Özmen (Diyarbakir), Matthias Schamp (Bochum/Essen), Max Sudhues (Gent), Cengiz Tekin (Diyarbakir), Heike Weber (Köln).
After visiting the show we will return to Enschede Central station with Baba.
Expect to be there around 3.30 pm.


Wed 26
Lucy Cotter and Alite Thijsen, curators of Here as the Centre of the World invite HatCotW participants to a meeting in cafe Belga at the Leidseplein the 26 at 4 pm to talk and reflect on the experience of Here as the Centre of the World.
This meeting does not concern first year students at the DAI.

Thu 27, Fri 28, Sat 30, Sun 31:
Nieuwe Grond: The Artist as Opinion Leader
The DAI offers its students Daniëlle Davidson, Yota Ioannidou, Barbara Philipp, Sasha Miljevich and Renaldi Zefi the possibility to participate in this 4-day seminar, organised by the Vrede van Utrecht together with several partners. The outcome of the selection of DAI-participants will be announced on the last day of the Kassel-excursion.
Each day from 9 am till 10.30 pm (Sunday till 4pm). With lectures and presentations by (amongst much more) Moniek Toebosch, Ives Maes, Artur Zmijewski, Silke Mansholt, Signa Sorensen, The Yes Men, Robin Deacon, The Vacuum Cleaner.

News on alumni and/or current students and/or lecturers
(You are all most welcome to send in your announcements).

August 19- September 23
Skulpturen, Bilder und Installationen
Bassam Alkhouri & Ruth Linnemann (both DAI-alumni)
Stiftsmuseum Wissel

September 1:
Amsterdam: opening at Metis of "Anthroprosaic" by mentor DAI public Florian Göttke.
More >>>

Rotterdam: We (don't) need another hero; group exhibition with among others DAI alumnus Karin Leening.
GIL & MOTI HOMEGALLERY, Witte de Withstraat 44-a, 3012 BR Rotterdam

In September current DAI-student Hidenori Mitsue participates in:
Group exhibition of "Utrechtse Nieuwe 2007" at Kunstuitleen.
Group exhibition of "ArtOlive Jong Talent 2007" at ArtOlive. http://www.galerie.nl/

September 7:
Dordrecht: Opening of the exhibition POST DORDT at the CBK Dordrecht.
A show with a selection of work by 7 recent graduates from 6 different mastercourses in the Netherlands. The opening is on Friday 07-09 at 19.00. DAI graduate 2007 Iris Tenkink was invited to show her videowork Film Poem.

September 8:
Heemstede: Heerlijckheijdt Meer en Berg, lightprojections by DAI alumnus Machteld Aardse and Frans van Heiningen
21.00, Ateliers 195-197, Heemstede

September 8 & 22
Knut Aufermann (guestlecturer DAI in 2006 and 2005) will perform his piece „Resonanz117,5fm“ in the Gasometer in Oberhausen.

September 14:
The Hague: opening Site Et Cetera
Together with Viola Onderdelinden, Nelleke Lettinga and Linda de Bruin DAI graduate 2007 Jolanda Jansen started an art initiative and foundation.
‘We are going to work on different locations, Site Specific, our name is Stichting STeC. We found a unique location in a former TNT building at The Hague; Binckhorstlaan 36.
Here we have our first exhibition with 6 other artists amongst them Carlijn Mens, currently studying at the DAI. At the opening I will do a performance together with Nikos Doulos (also a student at the DAI).
Rebecca Sakoun (regular guest lecturer at the DAI) will open the exhibition. There also will be a live band and later a DJ.
I hope to see you there at 16.40. JJ’
The exhibition will run till September 23.
Tuesday till Sunday 12.00 - 17.00

September 15 ( till November 18)
The Visitor
A show by Sylvie Zijlmans, a regular guestlecturer at the DAI.
Galerie der stadt BacknangStiftshof 2, 1522 Backnang, Tel.: 07191 / 34 07 00

September 15
Rue Ponty, Alite Thijsen (Nederland, 2004) ( coordinator DAI–project Here as the Centre of the World)
Documentary on Senegalese streetvendors, migrants that came to Europe . How do these newcomers relate to public space?
Presentation in Het Blauwe Huis Cinema, Amsterdam

September 16
Wachten op Vogels
is a performance presentation on a research project by artists Michael Pestel, Jeroen van Westen ( regular guestlecturer at the DAI) into the possibilities for tropical birds to survive in the Rijnmond area. Their research will be documented from day to day by filmmaker Julian Scaff ( alumnus DAI).
The performance presentation takes place at the Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam.

September 19-23
Rockarty festival Enschede: Jan Lee Owen Jonker
De Gezanten is an initiative of the Architectuurcentrum Twente in which the centre operates as a commisioner and invites artists to contribute with temporary works (in public space) and installations to festivals and manifestations in Enschede. Young artists, designers and architects, living in or formerly studying in Enschede can be invited to come up with proposals that relate to the mentality of the festival at stake and mediate btween city and festival.
DAI-alumnus Jan Lee Owen Jonker, currently living in Canada designed a set of 3 panels based on the architecture that was ‘created’ by the fireworks disaster that took place in Enschede in 2000. For this architecture there was no design, no drawing. The panels will be located on the ‘Cultuurlint’ Oude Markt to Roombeek.
Jan Lee Owen Jonker will come to Enschede during the festival.

September 22 – October 28
Broos, Simcha Roodenburg, Paul Segers, QS serafijn, Jeroen van Westen
Opening organised by Kunstenlab, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim and Kunstencentrum Hengelo on the 22th at 4 pm with a presentation of Station 03 by DAI-alumnus Paul Segers.
Also screening of DAI-alumnus Julian Scaff's film "Breukvlak".
Location: the Schipbeek under the A1 Highway, at the end of the Beekwal, just outside Bathmen.
See: www.kunstenlab.nl