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SCHEDULE DAI-WEEK 28 September - 2 October 2014

Introduction Week: a touring car will take us on a trip from Eindhoven to Amsterdam, via Arnhem, Rotterdam and Utrecht 

While hitting the road DAI merges the finals of the 2013-2014 term with the launch of the 2014-2016 cycle by bringing graduating artists, 40 incoming and returning students, graduates, graduation candidates, alumni, tutors, guest tutors, friends and (at specific moments) members of the public together around works of art, a book launch, talks, performances, screenings and meals.


Program September 28: Sunday

Marie-Andree Pellerin: Housekeeper, Van Abbemuseum, Performance, 2014  (Photo: Dai Xiyun)


11:00 The exhibition Using the Museum:Dutch Art Institute at the Van Abbemuseum open to the public

13:00 arrival students at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven.

13:00 - 14:00 communal DAI-lunch & welcome (studio)

14.00: Opening speeches by  Gabriëlle Schleijpen and Nick Aikens  (studio)                                                                                                                          

14:40 Performance Sylvia Ulloa (studio)                              

14.55 Performance Malina Suleiman with Eduardo Cachucho (studio) 

15:20 Workshop with Anneke Ingwersen (studio) 

15:40 Tour with Michelle Brown (beginning at the Kormeling House)  

16:00 Performance Marie-Andree Pellerin (2nd floor)

17:00 - 18:30 DAI graduation ceremony in the museum's auditorium, followed by a toast in the museum's cafe. All welcome.                                                           

19:00 - 21:30 Communal DAI-dinner at Temporary Art Centre Eindhoven

Overnight stay in Eindhoven


Practical information: September 28 


* route from the train station to the Van Abbemuseum,  Bilderdijklaan 10: http://goo.gl/maps/RYGwZ )

* route from Van Abbemuseum to check in at 3BE Youth Hostel:      http://goo.gl/maps/rO00m
Please make sure to check in at the hostel at 14:00 or 17:30 or between 20:00 and 24:00.
The hostel is closed between 11:00 and 14:00 and between 18:00 and 20:00.

18:30 Leave Van Abbemuseum for dinner at TAC, Temporary Art Centre, route http://goo.gl/maps/Fq5cx
Vonderweg 1, Eindhoven


Program September 29: Monday


From 9.30 onward at the Van Abbemuseum's auditorium:

Presentations curriculum 2014-2015, starting with an introduction to the course structure by Gabriëlle Schleijpen and an explanation on how students and the different projects will be matched.

10.30 Project Presentation Roaming  Academy 1 ~ Grant Watson & Yael Davids

11.30 Project Presentation Roaming  Academy 2 ~ Doreen Mende & The Otolith Group 

12.30 - 13.30 Communal lunch will be served in the museum's cafe

13.30 - 14:30 Project Presentation CO-OP Academy 1 ~  Open! platform for Art, Culture & the Public Domain

14:30 - 15.30 Project Presentation CO-OP Academy 2 ~  Van Abbemuseum ` 

Q & A

17:20 Touringcar arrives at Bilderdijklaan 10, van Abbemuseum

17:30 departure from van Abbemuseum to Nieuwe Oeverstraat 50 (around the corner of DAI in the Kortestraat in Arnhem)

19:00 Communal dinner at the DAI's cantina

Overnight stay in Arnhem


Practical information: September 29


*Tip for the night: leave your luggage at DAI - tomorrow we will start the day with a walk from the youth hostel to DAI via the park
*Check in at Youth Hostel StayOkay Arnhem before 23:30. Diepenbrocklaan 27. route: http://goo.gl/maps/fJcv4
*Or take bus 91 towards Apeldoorn, get out at Moscowa http://goo.gl/maps/fJFmc


Practical information: September 29 group TO MAKE A WORK


Michelle, Eduardo, Malina, Marie-Andree, Bryony, Eona, Maria, Bonbon leave the train station in Eindhoven to Rotterdam by train. In Rotterdam they will re-unite with Grant, Kim, Abner, Louis and Wendelien in order to install their pop-up show To Make A Work.

Check in at Youth Hostel Ani & Haakien. route: http://goo.gl/maps/WSngN
Route from Ani & Haakien hostel to Upominki: walking http://goo.gl/maps/DtrGs or metro ABC: http://goo.gl/maps/is1hy or tram 8: http://goo.gl/maps/FhpMq


Program September 30: Tuesday


8:30 Breakfast Stayokay

9:30 Group walk from Stayokay to the  Sonsbeek Park

9:45 - 10:15 Sonsbeek Entr'acte

10.45 DAI: Round table with staff about all things practical 

12:30 Communal lunch DAI cantina

13.30 Touringcar departs from Oeverstraat to Rotterdam

15.15 Arrival Youth Hostel King Kong, Witte de Withstraat 74, Rotterdam (20 students) 

15:30 Arrival Youth Hostel Ani & Haakien, Coolsestraat 47, Rotterdam (20 students) 

17:00 Walk to art space Upominki

17:30 Festive opening & drinks: DAI Pop up show TO MAKE A WORK / MOTIVATION, AFFINITY, CIRCUMSTANCE at Upominki with a talk & tour by special guest Adrian Rifkin

19:30 Walk to Het Wilde Weten where we will join several Rotterdam based DAI alumni

20:00 Communal dinner at Het Wilde Weten organized and cooked by DAI - alumni Yoeri Alexander Guepin, Rei Kakiuchi (chefs) with the help of alumna Eva Olthof (Het Wilde Weten) and Fotini Gouseti.

Overnight in Rotterdam


Practical information: September 30


* route from King Kong hostel to Upominki walking: http://goo.gl/maps/CkwrD  or tram 8: http://goo.gl/maps/kGVFM

* route from King Kong hostel to Het Wilde Weten http://goo.gl/maps/GyxIq

* route from Upomoniki to Het Wilde Weten: http://goo.gl/maps/oqsVV


Program October 1: Wednesday

09.20 Touringcar arrives at King Kong Hostel, Rotterdam, Witte de Withstraat 74

09.30 Touringcar arrives at Hostel Ani & Haakien Rotterdam

09:40 Departure from Ani & Haakien to Utrecht

10.30 Arrival in Utrecht, Strowis Youth Hostel, Boothstraat 8. Drop luggage, check in.

Walk to Casco, Office for Art, Design and Theory
Lange Nieuwstraat 7, Utrecht. Go to De Ruimte on the floor below Casco's offices. Arrive at the latest 11:55.

12:00 - 12:45  Seminar Presentation How To Do Things With Theory  ~ Alena Alexandrova 

12:45 - 13:00  Break - lunch preparations

13:00 - 13:45  Communal lunch

13:45 - 14:00  Break - clearing table

14:00 - 14:45 Seminar Presentation How To Do Things With Theory ~ Bassam El Baroni

15:00 - 15:45 Seminar Presentation How To Do Things With Theory ~ Marina Vishmidt

15:45 - 16:00 Break

DAI introduction week 2014 ~ Herbal tea at Casco (photo: Sanne Oorthuizen)

16:00 - 17:30 Project Presentation CO-OP Academy Casco / Publishing Class with Fernando Garcia-Dory  & booklaunch

17:45 - 18:00 BREAK - diner preparations

18:00 - 18:45 Communal dinner

18:45 - 19:00 BREAK - clearing tables

19:00 - 21:30 Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Art 2014 lecture by Wendelien van Oldenborgh,  a co-production of Casco, the artist, and prize organizers the Dr A.H. Heineken Foundation and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Read more here.

Overnight in Utrecht.


Practical information: October 1


Route from Strowis Youth Hostel to Casco : http://goo.gl/maps/I9HYC


Program October 2: Thursday

09.50 Touringcar arrives at Strowis, Utrecht, Boothstraat 8

10:00 Departure to Amsterdam, Westerdok 606.

10:45 Arrival Westerdok 606, drop luggage at If I Can't Dance I Don't Want to Be Part Of Your Revolution, get back in the bus, drive to
Prins Hendrikkade 142, De Appel.

11:00 Welcome by Lorenzo Benedetti, director of De Appel

11.15 Curator Mark Kremer will present an introductory talk to the exhibition When Elephants Come Marching In

12:30 walk from De Appel to If I Can't Dance I Don't Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution

12.30 - 13.15 Roaming Academy Project Presentation by team  If I Can't Dance I Don't Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution

13.15 - 14.15 Communal lunch 

14.15 - 15:00 Roaming Academy Project Presentation continuation with  Jon Mikel Euba

15.00- 17:00 Student introduction Summerschool Marfa 2014, Q & A, FINAL DRINKS

17:00 END OF PROGRAM (walk from IICD to Central Station)


Practical information: October 2


12:30 Walk from De Appel to IICD: route http://goo.gl/maps/FLR2S

17:00 Walk from IICD to Central Station: http://goo.gl/maps/Jkypn