September 13: Conversations at the Van Abbemuseum ~ artists Céline Condorelli and Lawrence Abu Hamdan will discuss ideas and research that were formative to their projects in the exhibition Positions, curated by Nick Aikens
Curator and project leader at DAI, Nick Aikens warmly invites you to this really interesting event with two of today's most articulate artists .
2.00pm: The Weird Charismatic Power that Capitalism has for Teenagers
Location: old building, room 5.
Céline Condorelli and philosopher Johan Hartle (Assistant Professor for Philosophy of Art and Culture at the department of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam) will be talking together about men, freedom, solidarity, labour, minds and bodies; they will continue from their last conversation, which appears as the first chapter of Condorelli's book, The Company She Keeps.
3.15pm: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, in conversation with curator Nick Aikens
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, in conversation with curator Nick Aikens, will present a series of audio and film excerpts from recent and ongoing research in Cairo and the Shouting Valley on the Israeli, Palestinian, Syrian border, exploring how audibility and listening is a useful probe into who's rights and politics become constituted and performed.
The discussion is free but you have to pay the entrance fee to the museum. Please register in advance.
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