DAI - bulletin 2013-2014 no 3

tags: Arnhem, Utrecht


SCHEDULE DAI-WEEK 25-29 November  2013

Face to Face conversation between Charlie Dance ( DAI, 2015)

and Padraig Robinson (DAI, 2013)


Arrival students & tutors & guests in Arnhem.

13:00 - 14:00 communal lunch in the DAI's cantina.

14:00 - 21:00 CO-OP ACADEMY : our 34 students splits up for 3 different projects

Publishing Class IV: Community in Print with Casco; Yolande van der Heide and Pages ( Nasrin Tabatabai and Babak Afrassiabi have been collaborating together under the name Pages since 2004).

Location: DAI Reading Room

Appropriation and Dedication with If I Can't Dance; Tanja Baudoin and Sara van der Heide.

Location: Mezzanine

Using the Museum / with the Van Abbemuseum; Steven ten Thije. Location: DAI project room

18:30 - 19:30 communal dinner in the DAI's cantina

19:30-21:00 continuation CO-OP ACADEMY

Appropriation and Dedication:  performance workshop led by Sara van der Heide.

On the foreground If I Can't Dance's Tanja Baudoin


November 26: TUESDAY

09:30 - 18:00 Face to face tutorials: all students

Location: DAI-spaces on all floors

One on one meetings between students and (guest) tutors. This week with Nasrin Tabatabai, Babak Afrassiabi, Grant Watson, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Tanja Baudoin, Sara van der Heide, Renée Ridgway, Anke Bangma, Doreen Mende, Theo Eshetu, Steven Ten Thije, Ruth Noack,  Mercedes Azpilicueta, Teresa Diaz Nerio, Taf Hassam, Yota Ioannidou, Eva Olthof, Padraig Robinson and Vittoria Soddu.

13:00 - 14:00 communal lunch

Continuation face to face meetings

16.45 - 17.45  Meeting between the NVAO installed Audit - committee ( present at the DAI for a two day long evaluation of our programme) consisting of Jesseka Bateau, Yvonne Dröge Wendel, Melissa Gronlund, Tom Holert, Rene Kloosterman and Geert van Mil and the  so-called "professional field": Anke Bangma, Frederique Bergholtz, Binna Choi, Ruth Noack, Steven Ten Thije. 

18:30 - 19:30 communal dinner

19.30 - 20.30 Meeting between the NVAO installed Audit - committee and DAI alumni, Mercedes Azpilicueta (DAI,2013) Teresa Diaz Nerio (DAI,2009) Taf Hassam (DAI, 2010) Yota Ioannidou (DAI,2009) Eva Olthof (DAI,2011) Vittoria Soddu (DAI,2012).

Concurrently: 19:30 - 20:30 Final Lecture Presentation: Reversed anthropology: thoughts on practice by Yoeri Guepin (DAI,2013) Location: DAI-auditorium

20.30 - 21.00 The NVAO installed Audit - committee will tour the venue and on their way meet with Tanja Baudoin: DUTCH ART INSTITUTE ISTANBUL (documentary presentation in the computerroom) and Anna Dasovic, Yoeri Guepin, Sarah Jones and Padraig Robinson: NOTHING GOES THROUGH MY MIND ( exhibition on the ground floor, initiated, curated and installed by these four alumni and students).  


NOTHING GOES THROUGH MY MIND: Sarah Jones presents a large vinyl on the windows of DAI's entrance, permeating outside and inside space. The large scale of the text addresses its reader with an intimate desire.

Ben Burtenshaw, Jan Adriaans and Renee Ridgway in front of an installation by Yoeri Guepin during the opening of ' NOTHING GOES THROUGH MY MIND' at the DAI.

NOTHING GOES THROUGH MY MIND: Yoeri Guepin, Padraig Robinson, Anna Dasovic and Sarah Jones engage in a discussion with Tom Holert, member of the audit-committee.  On the foreground, with headphones, Melissa Gronlund, another member of the audit-committee.


08:45 - 16:15 Roaming Research Academy: group splits up for 3 different projects

Seminar: Welcome to Econotopia - commons of the contemporary by Renee Ridgway and guest tutors Anke Bangma & Wayne Modest ( KIT, Amsterdam)

Location: DAI project room

Seminar: To Make a Work - Motivation, Affinity, Circumstance, by Grant Watson & Wendelien van Oldenborgh.


Seminar: Travelling Communiqué: From Belgrade, September 5, 1961 by Doreen Mende and her guest Theo Eshetu.



10.00 – 10.30  Open consultation -  possibility for students and staff to exchange thoughts with the committee. Also documentation review.

Location Reading Room

11.15 – 12.30 The NVAO installed Audit - committee will interview tutors Alena Alexandrova, Yolande van der Heide, Doreen Mende, Renée Ridgway and Grant Watson

Location: Mezzanine

12:30-13:30 communal lunch

13.30 – 14.30  Meeting between the NVAO installed Audit - committee and current DAI-students Padraig Robinson, Susan van Hengstum, Maria Mercedes Salgado, Eduardo Cachucho, Tommie Soro, Marianna Maruyama & Aziza Harmel

Location: Mezzanine

16.15 – 16.45 The Audit - committee will present feedback on its findings and conclusions to all of us. 

Location: DAI- auditorium

17.00 Drinks for all in the computerrroom

18:30 - 19:30 communal dinner in the DAI's cantina

20:00 - 21:30 Guest- lecture by Ruth Noack

Location: DAI- auditorium

Yota Ioannidou (DAI, 2009) in conversation 

with DAI-director Gabriëlle Schleijpen


Continuation: The Kitchen / Not The Restaurant; All students attend the lecture-presentations or lecture-performances by their peers. This DAI-week's guest respondents are Ruth Noack and Miya Yoshida


9:00 Anna Dasovic

9:40 Bonbon Juan

10:20 Constanza Puente

11: 00 Katia Barrett

11.40 Tommie Soro

12.20 Julieta Aguinaco

13:00 Lunch & departure Ruth Noack

Afternoon :  Larraitz Torres DAI-analphabet session

Location: DAI project room

18:00 - 19:00 communal dinner in the DAI's cantina

10:00 - 17:30 concurrently: face to face meetings with Alena Alexandrova, Bassam el Baroni

Location: auditorium

19.30 - 21: 00  Seminar How To do Things with Theory: Jorinde Seijdel and her group

Location: tutors room

19:30 - 20:30  Concurrently: ROUND TABLE with Gabriëlle Schleijpen 

Location: auditorium

Taf Hassam (DAI, 2010) immersed in a Face to Face conversation with Katia Barrett (DAI, 2015)


9:00 departure to Utrecht 

10:30 DAI PUBLIC lecture at bak, basis voor actuele kunst: Marieke Borren

Charlie Dance, Coco Duivenvoorde, Kim Schonewille, Tommy Soro,  Louis Liu, Sofia Ocana, Larraitz Torres will stay in Utrecht as they are participating in  the  New World Academy Session ll 

12:30 Alena Alexandrova's and Bassam el Baroni's students will take the train back to Arnhem 

13:15 - 14:00 Lunch


- Seminar by Alena Alexandrova

Location: Computer room

- Seminar by Bassam el Baroni

Location: Tutors room

18:30 Dinner 

Bassam's group will stay in Arnhem for an extended seminar on Saturday.


10:00 - 15:30 Continuation seminar Bassam el Baroni 

End of Program