2005 Rucksack project: Tur Abdin / a collaboration between DAI and the Suryoye Community of Enschede
With the collaboration of Fulya Erdemci and many others
Invited by the Suryoye Community of Enschede 14 art students from DAI and the artists Alite Thijsen (projectmanager), Bouchaib Dihaj and Ricardo Liong-A-Kong will be hosted for a research period of two weeks in the monasteries Mar Gabriel and Deyr-az-Zaferan in the desolate area of Tur Abdin in South-East Turkey between April 22 and May 11.
The project will result in a travelling presentation.
The Suryoye Lectures on April 7 & 8
The Suryoye Lectures aim at contextualizing DAI's project Rucksack: Turkey in an artistic, social, historical, diasporic and political context.
|Thursday April 7|
|10 AM||August Thiry, writer: Mechelen on the Tigris.|
|13 PM||Sabri Atman, Assyrian intellectual: Seyfo.The genocide of 1915.|
|15 PM||Joost Jongerden, rural sociologist: Resettlement politics and the Kurds of Turkey.|
|16 PM||Floris van den Eijnde, archeologist: Antioch, urban history of a multicultural city.|
|Friday April 8|
|10 AM||Dr. A.J.Schukkink, anthropologist: The Suryoye, a hidden community in Enschede.|
|13 PM||Dr. Bas ter Haar Romeny, theologist and scolar Semitic languages: Syrian Orthodox religion and culture and the formation of a communal identity.|
|15 PM||Anne Verhoijsen, artist: Genesis 3 (www.genesis3.org)|
|16 PM||Maxine Kopsa, art theorist and free lance editor Metropolis M: On the making of context specific art.|